Pat Farnack

"The Time In Between"

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Time In Between’

Every Thursday from now until the end of the summer, we’ll highlight a book that’ll make for a good read this summer.


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Article Alleges Sexual Abuse By Faculty At Prestigious Horace Mann School Back In The 1970s

The article names several members of the faculty who allegedly sexually abused or were suspected of inappropriate contact with students at the time.


(credit: Libby Langdon)

Libby Langdon Has Advice For Summer Decorating

Yesterday and this morning’s weather in the New York City area would be described by many as perfect. It’s a great time to decorate your home for summer.


"Brah Jongg" by Jodi Charak

Creative Cups Returns To Fight Breast Cancer On Long Island

If you like getting creative and fighting breast cancer, then you should get involved in the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline Creative Cups fundraiser.


No Matter What...They'll Call This Book Racist

Author Harry Stein Talks Race In America In New Book

New York author Harry Stein has a new book out and the title alone is provocative.


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Adelphi NY Breast Cancer Hotline Wants Your Help

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program is looking for volunteers for the hotline.


Andy Pettitte (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Welcome Back, Andy! Pettitte Rejoins Yankees On Minor-League Deal

Pettitte has signed a one-year contract with the Yankees, the team announced Friday.


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Longtime Queens & L.I. Congressman Gary Ackerman Retiring

The congressman said in a statement that although new congressional boundaries were extremely favorable, he would not seek another term.


Weather In Manhattan March 8 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Tri-State Area Basks In Unusually Warm Winter Weather; Temps Hit 70 Degrees

What winter? It is windy outside, but who cares? With temps expected to reach 70 on March 8, who’s complaining?


Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Dan Malloy Sides With Giants In Super Bowl, Pokes Fun At Boston Fans

When it comes to sports, Connecticut is in an interesting position. With the Super Bowl coming up, you have to pick a side. Are you rooting for the New York Giants or the New England Patriots?


A woman runs in her wedding dress from a courthouse when an earthquake struck - New York, NY - Aug 23, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 4 – Earthquake

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 and with number 4, and a rarity.


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Passing Away or Kicking the Bucket? The Lexicon of Dying

Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.


"Roam" by Alan Lazar (credit: Simon and Schuster)

Alan Lazar Has New Book ‘Roam’

Alan Lazar has written a book called “Roam” about a dog, Nelson and the love of his life – a woman named Katey.


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Down Under, Obama Has a ‘Chinwag’

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


Former New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tom Seaver Pays Tribute On Veterans Day

Hall of Fame pitcher and retired Marine Tom Seaver is in New York for Veterans Day, saluting both veterans and active duty service personnel.