Queens’ Morning Roundup


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TODAY’S FORECAST

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 9. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Thursday night: Clear. Low of 27 with a windchill as low as 18. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Skimming the Surface

Dance Entropy presents a special performance featuring repertory favorites alongside premiere works in celebration of the modern dance company’s 15th anniversary season. The action centers around a table and 24 knives. Feb. 21-23, 8 p.m.; Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Burglar swipes electronics from Long Island City church

An unholy burglar broke into a Long Island City church Monday, stealing some of its electronics. Read more: Queens Courier

Man killed by Queens cop car responding to emergency  

A man is dead after a patrol car struck him at a Long Island City intersection Thursday, according to police. Read more: Queens Courier

Final budget dance for Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and City Hall

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall is taking her final spin in the annual budget dance with City Hall. Read more: New York Daily News

Bloomberg administration urges judge not to delay ban on large sugary beverages set to take effect March 12

The Bloomberg administration Wednesday urged a judge not to delay the start of the planned March 12 launch of the mayor’s ban on large sugary drinks, saying the lives of New Yorkers were at stake. Read more: New York Daily News

School bus drivers back on the job, but not some matrons

New York City school bus drivers who serve more than 150,000 children have returned to work after a month-long strike. Read more: ABC New York

Obama weighs stepping in on gay marriage case

Facing heightened expectations from gay rights supporters, the Obama administration is considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage – a move that could have a far-reaching impact on same-sex couples across the country. Read more: AP