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Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89

Sen. Frank Lautenberg passed away around 4 a.m. Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell due to complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.

06/03/2013

Giants quarterback Eli Manning leads March For Babies, April 28, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Thousands March For Babies At Annual March Of Dimes Walk

The March For Babies is the signature event of the March Of Dimes, whose focus is fighting to find causes and solutions to premature births.

04/28/2013

'Six Years' by Harlan Coben

Author Harlan Coben Talks New Book ‘Six Years’

The opening line of the book is “I sat in the back pew and watched the only woman I would ever love marry another man.”

03/21/2013

"Fever" by Mary Beth Keane

Author Mary Beth Keane Talks New Book About ‘Typhoid Mary’

Most of us have at least heard of “Typhoid Mary.” But Pearl River author Mary Beth Keane tells a fascinating story about Mary Mallon in her new book “Fever.”

03/18/2013

Marlene Scheer's Garden of Hope and Christine Guardiano's Renatas Balance and Peace

Annual Creative Cups Breast Cancer Fundraising Auction Under Two Weeks Away

Coming up on March 14 is Creative Cups, the very different, very splashy fundraiser to benefit the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline.

03/01/2013

Laurie Davis (credit: @eFlirtExpert)

New York Romance Expert Has Online Dating Tips For Valentine’s Day

Among the tips from Laurie Davis, author of “Love @ First Click,” is that you join at least two dating sites – one mainstream site and one niche site.

02/14/2013

A snow-covered street near St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

The Big Dig Continues In Connecticut; 2 Found Dead In Snow-Covered Car

Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.

02/11/2013

I-87 (New York State Thruway) in Westchester County - Feb. 8, 2013 (credit: Thruway Authority)

Westchester Co. Exec: ‘We’re Ready’ For Snow’; Business Owner Thrilled For Storm

Westchester County could well get a foot of snow and its communities along the Hudson River could see some flooding as well.

02/08/2013

Former New York mayor Ed Koch attends the third presidential debate in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University October 15, 2008 in Hempstead, New York. This is the final debate before voters will go to the polls in the 2008 general election on November 4. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dead At 88

Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.

02/01/2013

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What Foods To Seek Or Avoid During Cold And Flu Season

There are plenty of things you should seek out during cold and flu season. The power of others, such as the hot toddy, are just mythical.

01/17/2013

Jamaica Estates, Queens (Lisa Baldeo/Facebook)

How To Stay Hygienic, Healthy, And Sane After Sandy Takes Out The Basics

For many, superstorm Sandy has left many without the basics – power, running water, food, etc. Some people are stranded or trapped where they are.

11/01/2012

Urbanathlon New York 2008 (credit: Men's Health)

Urbanathlon Taking Over Flushing Meadows On Saturday

If you’d like to test your fitness and especially your endurance, you might want to take part in the Men’s Health Urbanathlon coming up this Saturday, October 27, in Flushing Meadows, Queens.

10/22/2012

"The Bone Bed" by Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell Talks New Thriller ‘The Bone Bed’

Best-selling author Patricia Cornwell has a new thriller out and WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack talked to her about it.

10/16/2012

Mammogram (credit: Rye Radiology)

Great Strides Being Made With 3D Mammography In Rye Brook

There aren’t many of the new 3D digital mammography machines around yet, but Rye Radiology in Rye Brook has one.

10/09/2012

"The Color of Hope" by Dale Flashner and Beth Tenser is held by Dale (credit: Lyn Dobrin)

NY Breast Cancer Hotline Gears Up For Next Creative Cups Fundraiser

To honor a loved one, to make an artistic statement, or if you are a breast cancer survivor, you can take a bra and turn it into a work of art.

09/25/2012

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