Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Overcast. High near 50. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: A few clouds. Low 39. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Council on the Arts Presents Senses Transport

Queens Council on the Arts mixes up dance and food in the second Moveable Feast Artist Dinner Series which will raise money for a stop gap scholarship fund. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

De Blasio faces three new charter-school lawsuits

Mayor de Blasio is getting hit on Monday with three new lawsuits by charter-school supporters, his traditional enemies — just as his pals who despise the popular institutions are threatening him with legal action for offering a compromise. Read more: New York Post

Assembly Dems will seek to block Cuomo from taking MTA funds to pay debts

As state budget talks prepare to heat up, state Assembly Democrats say they will seek to block Gov. Cuomo’s proposed raid of $40 million from mass transit funds. Read more: New York Daily News

Cuomo to define opponent with $10M ad campaign

Gov. Cuomo is expected to unleash a $10 million package of TV attack ads designed to “define’’ his newly announced Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, as a “right-wing nut,” Democratic and Republican insiders say. Read more: New York Post

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand pushes for lower child care costs

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants to lessen the financial load of child care, which she says is unaffordable. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Daylight saving time means more traffic accidents

Turning the clocks forward not only wreaks havoc with our internal body clocks, it causes a spike in traffic accidents. Read more: CBS New York