Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Tuesday: Partly cloudy skies this morning will become overcast during the afternoon. High near 30. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Cloudy early with some clearing expected late. Low 24. Winds light and variable.

EVENT OF THE DAY:  Queens World Film Festival

In addition to integrating the work of 18 local Queens filmmakers, the festival spotlights a dazzling selection of foreign films from such countries as Belgium, Iran, India, Spain, Kosovo, Switzerland, Vietnam, the UK and Canada. Venues include the Museum of the Moving Image, The Secret Theatre, Nesva Hotel and P.S. 69 in Jackson Heights. March 4-9. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

De Blasio to lobby Albany for pre-K and after-school support

Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to head to Albany again to push for a tax on New York City’s rich to pay for universal pre-kindergarten and middle school after-school programs. Read more: Fox New York

Thousands of flights canceled amid storm, record number this winter

Airlines canceled nearly 2,300 flights Monday as the latest winter storm hit the East Coast, with New York City being among the hardest hit despite just a dusting of snow. Read more: NBC New York

New York State puts brakes on pothole-damage reimbursements

New York state won’t pick up the tab for any cars damaged on its pothole-filled highways this winter. Read more: CBS New York

 Mayor de Blasio will keep Bloomberg’s Bullpen

Michael Bloomberg is gone from City Hall, but his old office will endure. Read more: New York Daily News

New York area , northeast again dealing with bitter blast

With the high temperature staying in the 20s Tuesday, it’s going to be a brutally cold day once again. Read more: ABC New York