Queens’ Morning Roundup

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TODAY’S FORECAST

Tuesday: Overcast. High of 68. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 48. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North after midnight. Chance of rain 50%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Quality-of-Life Town Hall with Assemblymemeber Francisco Moya and the Jackson Heights Green Alliance

Assemblymember Francisco Moya and the Jackson Heights Green Alliance will host a Town Hall featuring a panel comprised of representatives from an array of city agencies, state agencies and community groups. The event will provide Jackson Heights residents with the opportunity to address these representatives on a wide range of issues and discuss ways in which quality of life in the community can be improved. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Joe Lhota, Bill de Blasio square off in 2nd NYC mayoral debate

Facing a massive deficit in the polls, Joe Lhota plans to be on the attack in the second New York City mayoral debate, which doubles as one of his last chances to start a comeback that could topple front-runner Bill de Blasio. Read more: NBC New York

MTA considers bendable trains that connect without interior doors, making it easier to find a seat

The MTA will consider subway trains that connect without interior doors, making it easier for riders to move from car to car in search of seats. Read more: New York Daily News

Baby Hope’ murder suspect due in court

The man charged with second-degree murder in the Baby Hope case will appear in court Tuesday. Read more: ABC New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wins ‘Jewish Nobel’ prize

Israel on Monday recognized New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg as the first recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, an award popularly dubbed the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” Read more: Fox New York

Builders of Obama’s health website saw red flags

Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration’s showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Read more: AP