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Pat Farnack

farnack 2011 1936 1 Pat FarnackPat Farnack lives in two different worlds, sipping her early morning coffee watching a herd of deer and wild turkey in her front yard in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania and bringing people the stories they want to hear as midday anchor on WCBS in the heart of Manhattan.

Pat also hosts the WCBS Health & Wellbeing Report and has a weekly column for the Intercounty Newspaper Group in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

She spent twenty years in the Philadelphia market at KYW Newsradio, KYW-TV and WWDB Radio. She was awarded the Broadcast Pioneeer’s Lifetime Achievement Award and multiple winner of the Associated Press Best Newscast Award in Pennsylvania as well as the Best Feature Award for her show “Do I Look Ok?” which was syndicated on fifty stations in the U.S. and Virgin Islands.

She has been on the air at Dow Jones Radio One, WMGK in Philadelphia, WNBC, WINS and WYNY in NY and anchored the evening news on WKBS-TV in Philly, which she swears was the inspiration for the movie “UHF” starring Weird Al Yankovic.

Pat and her husband Louis are currently working on a garden and courtyard. They are building it around a fountain they bought on their honeymoon in Italy.

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Does E-Mail Have Fingerprints?

WCBS 880 midday anchor Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

07/29/2011

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Free Running Clinics Being Held In Manhattan Starting This Week

Now that it’s cooled down a little, it’s perfectly safe to get out there for a run once again!

07/25/2011

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Trans-Atlantic Peeving

WCBS 880 midday anchor Pat Farnack will be having her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

07/22/2011

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St. Peter’s University Hospital Hosting Epilepsy Event Saturday

Epilepsy has been around since ancient times, but remains challenging, even today.

07/22/2011

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A Muggle’s View Of Potter-Speak

WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

07/15/2011

"A Dog's Purpose" by W. Bruce Cameron

W. Bruce Cameron’s ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Is Headed To The Big Screen

What if your dog had a previous life? Or several previous lives?

07/14/2011

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Bloomberg Adds Voice To Debt Ceiling Debate As Republicans Offer Obama Deal

Bloomberg said talk about deficit reduction and the debt ceiling need to be separated. He says that would increase the likelihood of a deal and reduce the odds of financial damage to the economy.

07/12/2011

WCBS 880 Interview: Are You Addicted To Social Media?

If you’re really into social media, you might want to ask yourself some questions.

07/12/2011

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WCBS 880 Interview: Car Makers Leaving Something Out — The Spare Tire!

One of the basics of motoring is going the way of the 8-track.

06/22/2011

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Get Free Lunch And Iced Tea In NYC On National Iced Tea Day!

Today is National Iced Tea Day. You probably didn’t even know there was such a thing!

06/10/2011

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WCBS 880 Interview: Are Americans Too Big To Drive Small Cars?

So many people want to buy smaller, more fuel efficient cars to save money, but some think they just can’t fit.

06/03/2011

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The ‘Arab Spring’ Has Sprung

Did you hear the chat with language maven Ben Zimmer?

05/20/2011

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AOL Selling Cupcakes At Grand Central Terminal To Fight Cancer

AOL has given all of its thousands of employees worldwide the day off Friday to give back and help out.

05/20/2011

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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Probing Banks’ Role In Mortgage Crisis

Schneiderman is seeking records from three major Wall Street banks as part of a broad investigation into the mortgage crisis that fueled the recession.

05/17/2011

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Author Lauren Chattman Says Bake Bread With Mom On Mother’s Day, And Save Money!

Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday and a great way to surprise mom might be by making a loaf of bread together in her kitchen, from scratch!

05/06/2011

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