Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo visits Breezy Point, promises community will come back stronger
Cuomo visits Breezy Point, promises community will come back stronger
News Terence M. Cullen 11/21/2012 at 2:37PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thanksgiving Eve visited first responders and Breezy Point residents and promised them that, despite the current turmoil, the entire New York community would be rebuilt and stronger in a year’s time. “Today you see a day of damage, but you come back here in a year from now and you will [...]

Help getting back home after Sandy
News Maggie Hayes 11/20/2012 at 1:10PM

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is answering Governor Andrew Cuomo’s call for prompt assistance for New Yorkers whose homes were affected by Superstorm Sandy. FEMA will bring in contractors to disaster-stricken areas to perform basic repairs so homes can once again become livable, and residents can return while longer term repairs are in progress. [...]

Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/15/2012 at 1:11PM

By Alexa Altman and Terence Cullen “I’m very proud of you, New York,” said President Barack Obama. “You guys are tough. You bounce back, just as America always bounces back. The same is going to be true this time out.” Alongside New York’s most prominent officials, Obama surveyed damage in the areas hardest hit by [...]

Loan help for students struggling after Sandy
News Maggie Hayes 11/13/2012 at 6:01PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo is lifting the burden that Sandy placed upon students struggling to pay off school loans, allowing storm victims a grace period to get back on their feet. “We are working to provide New Yorkers recovering from Sandy with as much relief and support as possible,” said the governor. Cuomo directed the New [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:19AM

Today’s Forecast Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Event of the Day: Bruce Lee Fights Back From the Grave Devil Science Theater 3000 is an interactive event where the audience plays [...]

Headlines from around the web
Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 11/04/2012 at 1:43PM

What marathon runners are doing today The controversy over the ING NYC Marathon—and the city’s decision to hold it in spite of widespread Hurricane Sandy damage and then cancel it after intense backlash—turned what is usually a joyous NYC event into an uncomfortable topic. And it turned the runners, who truly do love NYC and the experience seeing it across [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/01/2012 at 7:42AM

Today’s Forecast Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thursday night: A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Limited subway service returns [...]

Cuomo requests maximum reimbursement for Hurricane Sandy damage from FEMA
News Billy Rennison 10/31/2012 at 4:35PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting a maximum reimbursement from the federal government for damage suffered during Hurricane Sandy. “Our counties are responding to the continued impacts of multi-building fires, tunnel closures, power losses to hospitals and other critical infrastructure, destroyed homes and sheltered populations — all in the midst [...]

Cuomo endorses Addabbo in 15th Senate District race
Cuomo endorses Addabbo in 15th Senate District race
News Terence M. Cullen 10/08/2012 at 5:48PM

During the primary race for Senate District 15 this summer, now-Republican nominee and Councilmember Eric Ulrich picked up a major endorsement from former Governor George Pataki. This fall, State Senator Joseph Addabbo, running for his third term, has seen Ulrich’s bet and raised him an incumbent. Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed Addabbo on Monday, October 8 [...]

Cuomo announces stricter DUI laws
Cuomo announces stricter DUI laws
News Alexa Altman 10/02/2012 at 10:03AM

Booze, cruise and lose. New York is cracking down on intoxicated drivers. Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced an initiative to remove drivers with repeat alcohol or drug-related driving convictions from New York’s roads. According to Cuomo, these more rigid regulations, enforced by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), will make the [...]