Queens’ Morning Roundup

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morning roundup

Headlines from around the web.


Monday: Overcast with rain showers. High of 72. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Monday night: Mostly cloudy with rain showers in the evening, then clear. Low of 52. Winds from the North at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.


This fall, we are bringing neighbors and civic leaders together at Coffeed in LIC at 7 p.m. to explore where sustainability and resilience responses overlap, and how to respond as individuals. Free video screenings will be followed by facilitated group discussion. This Monday’s screening will be Do The Math. This film features the movement to change the terrifying math of the climate crisis, and promote a global power shift to clean energy. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Woman reported in ‘extremely critical condition’ after Queens hit-and-run

A woman was left in critical condition Sunday afternoon after a minivan struck her in Queens. Read more: CBS New York

6 Days after NYC Democratic mayoral primary, no winner yet

The New York City Board of Elections was to continue counting votes Monday, six days after the Democratic mayoral primary was held. Read more: NBC New York

Bridges across New York, Connecticut deemed structurally deficient

More than 2,000 New York state bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge, have been deemed structurally deficient and in dire need of repairs by the federal government. Read more: CBS New York/AP

New York’s Nina Davuluri crowned 2014 Miss America

For the second straight year, the Miss America tiara will reside in the Empire State. Read more: New York Daily News

Cashing out: Hounded by criticism, Larry Summers calls off Fed chairman bid

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has withdrawn his bid for consideration to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman — a move that allows the administration to sidestep a potentially contentious confirmation process. Read more: NBC New York