Pat Farnack

"The Secrets Of Lost Cats: One Woman, Twenty Posters and a New Understanding Of Love" by Nancy Davidson

Beach Reads: ‘The Secrets Of Lost Cats’

“The Secrets Of Lost Cats: One Woman, Twenty Posters and a New Understanding Of Love” was inspired by author Nancy Davidson’s search for her lost cat, Zack.

08/15/2013

"Joshua's Ring" by Marie Murphy Duess

Beach Reads: ‘Joshua’s Ring’

“Joshua’s Ring” is the true story of a teenage boy who, after dying from a brief illness, continues to let his mother, Rose, know he’s still around.

08/08/2013

"Children of the Jaracanda Tree" by Sahar Delijani

Beach Reads: ‘Children Of The Jacaranda Tree’ By Sahar Delijani

The book looks at post-revolutionary Iran in the early 1980s and follows the children of the political activists who were jailed.

06/27/2013

"The King's Deception" by Steve Berry

Beach Reads: ‘The King’s Deception’ By Steve Berry

A new thriller from author Steve Berry, featuring his recurring character Cotton Malone is based on the legend that Queen Elizabeth I may not have been who everyone thought SHE was.

06/20/2013

'The Look of Love' by Bella Andre

Beach Reads: ‘The Look Of Love’ By Bella Andre

Are you heading out to the beach this summer and looking for something to read? WCBS 880 is back with its Beach Reads series. Every Thursday, look for a new recommendation.

06/13/2013

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

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