Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Headlines from around the web.
Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Generally cloudy. High 24. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph. Monday night: Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low near 10. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Social Media Workshop for Social Media Pros

Lyons Mortgage Services is hosting a social media workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Lyons Astoria, 48-02 25th Ave., #303, Astoria. Please email mbialokur@elyons.com to RSVP. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Transit advocates, pols to Cuomo: Don’t steal from MTA

A group of mass transit advocates and elected officials held a rally Sunday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to drop his bid to force the MTA to pay an additional $40 million in bond costs. Read more: CBS New York

Not much snow for NYC, but stinging cold sticks around

A winter storm that had been expected to make a direct hit on the tri-state is passing farther to the south and is only expected to leave up to an inch of snow on New York City Monday, but the relentless cold continues to be a bigger threat for much of the area. Read more: NBC New York

New tracking devices for city vehicles to save money, boost safety: backers

The city is about to start tracking all of its workers’ on-the-clock driving habits and fuel usage with the help of technology more advanced than that of of current “black boxes.” Read more: New York Post

Pre-kindergarten plan could be boom for landlords

Mayor de Blasio’s pre-kindergarten push has set off a land grab among private-school operators who are scrambling for suitable space to house new programs, according to a report. Read more: New York Post

Diversity wins big at 86th Oscars

Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards. Read more: AP