NASA photo shows power of winter storm


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NASA

NASA chose this satellite image of Friday’s blizzard as its photo of the day. According to NASA, the winter storm is the result of  two low pressure systems merging over the East Coast: “The satellite image, captured at 9:01 a.m. EST, shows clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio […]

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Significant winter storm heading to Northeast


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Map courtesy of NWS

A storm system that already brought snow, tornadoes and other severe weather to the central and southern U.S. will hit the Northeast today and tomorrow, further disrupting holiday travel. Though, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), the snow is expected in the upper Ohio Valley and the interior Northeast, locally it will mainly bring […]

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Hamilton Beach Boardwalk has gone unplowed this winter, angering residents


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

The boardwalk in Hamilton Beach was rebuilt last year to make for an easier commute for residents traveling to the A train station in Coleman Square. But this winter it has been anything but easy to travel on the boardwalk as ice and snow accumulation has made it virtually unwalkable.

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Summer season heating up…despite winter’s last blast of snow


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Photo courtesy of Camelbeach

For most ski areas throughout the country there are four seasons: Fall, winter, spring, summer and mud. As the snow begins to melt off the slopes and trickle down the mountainside, it pools at the base and soon rather large lakes, puddles and ponds are formed.  In some cases the ski resorts go into hibernation […]

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Impending storm cancels start of No. 7 train service suspensions


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

File photo

In order to allocate resources for the winter storm that is expected to hit this weekend, some of the MTA’s scheduled weekend subway work, including planned suspensions on the No. 7 train in Long Island City, has been canceled, the transit agency said.

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NYC recovers from another storm; more snow in forecast


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Photo by Victor G. Mimoni

The borough was once again buried in almost a foot of snow after the sixth storm of the season struck the city Thursday, and even more flakes could fall this weekend.

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Groundhogs see shadows, predict six more weeks of winter


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYC Mayor's Office's Flickr

Get ready to bundle up because winter is here to stay for six more weeks according to the nation’s two most famous groundhogs.

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