Belle Harbor

Queens surfer who saved six during Sandy apparently drowns in Puerto Rico
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/24/2012 at 10:35AM

A 23-year-old Belle Harbor man, who, using his surfboard, heroically saved six people during Sandy, died in a surfing accident in Puerto Rico yesterday, according to multiple media reports. The body of lifeguard Dylan Smith was discovered floating near his surfboard in the waters just off of Maria’s Beach in western Puerto Rican, near Rincon [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/05/2012 at 7:24AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 54. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 34F with a windchill as low as 27. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/28/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast. High of 43. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 34 with a windchill as low as 28. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Aki Sasamoto: Centripetal Run Performance artist Aki Sasamoto explores parallels [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2012 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday :Overcast with rain. High of 41. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Tuesday Night: Overcast with rain. Low of 34. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/20/2012 at 8:13AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 50. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 41. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY:  KT Magumbo  Come to Resorts World Casino for the the bluesy pop rock sounds of KT Magumbo. Click here for more info or [...]

Loved ones mark 11th anniversary of Flight 587 crash
Loved ones mark 11th anniversary of Flight 587 crash
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/12/2012 at 5:15PM

As Queens still recovers from Sandy, those who lost loved ones from the Flight 587 crash gathered to mark the 11th anniversary of the tragedy Monday. On November 12, 2001, the American Airlines flight to the Dominican Republic crashed over Belle Harbor shortly after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing 260 aboard and [...]

With fuel shortage, power outages, more Disaster Recovery Centers needed: Schumer
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/05/2012 at 4:35PM

On Monday, Senator Chuck Schumer asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to open more Disaster Recovery Centers in New York City and Long Island. The centers help residents apply for FEMA and other disaster assistance programs, but those in neighborhoods that were hit hard by Sandy have a difficult time getting to them and [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/02/2012 at 8:19AM

Today’s Forecast Friday: A slight chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 11 mph. Hurricane Sandy leads to city gas shortage, run on gas With millions of New [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/03/2012 at 11:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 79. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers after midnight. Low of 72. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall [...]

People Making a Buzz
People Making a Buzz
People Toni Cimino 1/06/2012 at 6:19PM

CHRONICLING THE HOLOCAUST   Assemblymember Rory Lancman presented awards to students who have documented the stories of local Holocaust survivors, keeping their stories alive for future generations. The ceremony was held at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, where the students presented their work. Each student participating in the Holocaust awareness program conducted [...]