Bronx

Construction to close last Queens exit before Whitestone Bridge for two years
Construction to close last Queens exit before Whitestone Bridge for two years
News Melissa Chan 12/13/2012 at 3:18PM

Motorists traveling on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge can expect long-term exit closures next month. The 3rd Avenue exit — the last exit in Queens before entering the Bronx-bound bridge — will be closed to all traffic beginning January 7, while construction work on the $109 million capital improvement project to widen the Queens approach is done, [...]

Suspect sought in Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx bank robberies
Suspect sought in Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx bank robberies
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/04/2012 at 3:19PM

The NYPD is looking for a man wanted in connection to eight bank robberies, which occurred in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx last month. In each incident, according to police, the suspect, Derek Colon, 24, entered the bank and passed a note to the teller without displaying or simulating any weapons. He succeeded in stealing [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/26/2012 at 7:36AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 46. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT of the DAY: Selections from “The Nutcracker” with the Ohman School of Ballet Come to [...]

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 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/25/2012 at 7:39AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 3 to 6 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Arthur Hammer Memorial Exhibit Opening Reception Marvel at a large collection of paintings of people, places and things [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2012 at 8:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 70. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 61. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts [...]

Headlines from around the web
Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 9/30/2012 at 11:31AM

Pizza delivery boy rapes woman in her Upper West Side home A demented pizza delivery boy raped an upper West Side woman Saturday as her 7-year-old daughter slept in the bed beside her — and then offered an apology before fleeing, police and the victim said. Cesar Lucas, 16, was busted at his boss’ 10th Ave. [...]

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 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/27/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thursday night: A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

Day trips in and around Queens
Day trips in and around Queens
Entertainment Cristabelle Tumola 8/23/2012 at 6:19PM

QUEENS Forest Park Myrtle Avenue, Union Turnpike, Park Lane South between Brooklyn-Queens County Line and Park Lane This large park has 165 acres of trees, a golf course,  riding trails, historic carousel and more. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria Learn all about the magic of film at the country’s only museum [...]