Saturday, December 18, 2010
Former Isles radio producer Joel Blumberg passes suddenly
likely his final remote -- a charity event hosted by former Isles PR guru Eric
Joel leaves a wife and a teenage daughter.
<<Veteran broadcaster Joel Blumberg, 64, dies
Originally published: December 17, 2010 11:19 PM
Joel Blumberg of East Meadow, a longtime sports radio broadcaster, producer and
engineer, died Friday, apparently of a heart attack suffered while on the 3:09
p.m. Long Island Rail Road train from Babylon to Penn Station. He was 64.
Blumberg had acted as engineer and producer of radio broadcasts for many local
sports teams, including the Islanders, Rangers, Knicks and St. John's
basketball. For many years, he was the play-by-play man for Manhattan College
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