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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/19/2013 at 8:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: A mix of clouds and sun. High 41. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Cloudy. Low 36. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: New Sounds of East and West Set in a quaint, Gothic style church, Project Hansori’s concert will present new original music centered on Asian-infused jazz. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/13/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: A mix of clouds and sun. High 33. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 26. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Carols and Car Races Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist and composer Amanda Monaco brings her quartet Formula [...]

Political Roundup: Today’s public advocate runoff to decide Democratic nominee
Political Roundup: Today’s public advocate runoff to decide Democratic nominee
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/01/2013 at 3:52PM

Public advocate runoff today The city’s only runoff race this election season, between public advocate Democratic candidates Councilmember Letitia James and State Senator Daniel Squadron is today. Polls close at 9 p.m. James received 36 percent of the vote in the September 10 primary and Squadron 33 percent. A citywide candidate must get at least [...]

Political Roundup: De Blasio talks post-Sandy recovery plan; officially avoids runoff
Political Roundup: De Blasio talks post-Sandy recovery plan; officially avoids runoff
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/30/2013 at 1:54PM

De Blasio tours Far Rockaway; discusses long-term Sandy recovery plan Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio toured Far Rockaway Sunday to discuss his long-term Sandy recovery plan with residents and community leaders. As part of his plan, de Blasio calls for supporting community-based disaster preparedness, expanding natural storm barriers and protections, strengthening the city’s infrastructure, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/14/2013 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 70. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then clear. Low of 61. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

Queens GOP operative John Haggerty starts sentence for stealing from mayor’s re-election campaign
Queens GOP operative John Haggerty starts sentence for stealing from mayor’s re-election campaign
Politics Melissa Chan 4/10/2013 at 10:54AM

The Queens political operative convicted two years ago of stealing thousands of dollars from the mayor’s re-election campaign has begun his prison sentence. John Haggerty Jr. was received in Ulster Correctional Facility on March 27, according to the state’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. The 44-year-old Republican consultant from Forest Hills was found guilty [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/28/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 74. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches [...]

Bloomberg’s wealth grows, now 10th richest American, says Forbes
Bloomberg’s wealth grows, now 10th richest American, says Forbes
News Billy Rennison 9/20/2012 at 11:34AM

Forbes unveiled its list of the 400 richest Americans which featured Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has seen his fortune continue to grow, the same day census data showed the disparity between the rich and poor in the city continues to widen. Bloomberg came in at number 10 on the annual list with a net worth of $25 billion, [...]

Bloomberg offers condolences to Queens Sikh community following Milwaukee shooting
Bloomberg offers condolences to Queens Sikh community following Milwaukee shooting
News Billy Rennison 8/06/2012 at 3:12PM

Dozens of Queens Sikhs joined the mayor in Richmond Hill, including one man who lost an uncle in the Milwaukee shooting, to offer their support and condolences to the families of those who were killed. “I think it fair to say New Yorkers of every faith are joining the Sikh community in praying for the [...]

“Micro” apartments may be answer to city’s housing shortage
“Micro” apartments may be answer to city’s housing shortage
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/10/2012 at 12:21PM

New York City’s 1.8 million one- and two-person households are almost double the number of available studios and one bedrooms in the city. On July 9, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a competition that could solve this problem. He’s asking competitors to submit designs for a rental building that is at least 75 percent made up [...]