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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

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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

"Broken Harbor" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Broken Harbor’

Today we present the last in our series of summer Beach Reads, and it’s a murder-mystery perfect for that last trip to the shore this weekend.

08/30/2012

"The Inn at Rose Harbor" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Inn At Rose Harbor’

Debbie Macomber’s latest book is called “The Inn at Rose Harbor” and it’s set in the Pacific northwest town of Cedar Cove that many of her readers have grown to love.

08/23/2012

"Imperfect Bliss" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Imperfect Bliss’

In this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, we’re featuring the latest novel from former television writer Susan Fales-Hill. She describes it as “50 Shades of Gray” meets the “Smithsonian Magazine.”

08/16/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Gone’

Family, love, success… and the lack of it. That’s the premise of the new novel by New York Times bestselling author Cathi Hanauer.

08/09/2012

"Chorus Line" and "Sting" composer Marvin Hamlisch died on Aug. 6, 2012. He was 68. (credit: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies At 68 In Los Angeles

Hamlisch died Monday after a brief illness, family spokesman Jason Lee said.

08/07/2012

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Power Restored In Most Of Greenwich After Storm Downs Trees, Power Lines

Connecticut Light & Power said it is still working to restore power to 100 customers. Earlier Monday, virtually every home and business in Greenwich was without power.

08/06/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Black List’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, we’ve got another thriller.

08/02/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Stolen Chalice’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack spoke with novelist and former CNN journalist Kitty Pilgrim.

07/26/2012

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You Can Negotiate The Cost Of Retirement Living

You haggle when you buy your car. You haggle and drive a hard bargain when you buy a new house. Why wouldn’t you haggle when you’re buying retirement housing for yourself or your parents?

07/26/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Columbus Affair’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack spoke with New York Times best-selling author Steve Berry.

07/19/2012

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