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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/21/2014 at 7:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Friday: Fog and drizzle early…then rain. High 51. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Friday night: Cloudy with light rain early…then becoming partly cloudy. Low 33. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Avoid the flu this season: Tips for keeping your employees and business healthy
Avoid the flu this season: Tips for keeping your employees and business healthy
Health Brandpoint 11/10/2013 at 8:08AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), last year’s flu season began four weeks earlier than expected, resulting in the earliest flu season in a decade. While the early arrival proved to be tough on families, it was especially difficult for small businesses and start-ups that rely on their staff to stay [...]

Flu outbreak felt in Queens as Cuomo declares public health emergency
Flu outbreak felt in Queens as Cuomo declares public health emergency
Health Alexa Altman 1/15/2013 at 9:11AM

Two days after Christmas, Diane K. woke up with a bought of the flu. The 66-year-old Bayside resident, who preferred her last name not be used, fought off the viral infection’s high fever and aches over the next few days with Tamiflu and rest. But when it was announced that this season’s flu had reached [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/08/2013 at 7:46AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 52. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast in the evening, then clear. Low of 37. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Best Flicks of 2012 This seven-film series at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, opens [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/24/2012 at 6:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 66. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Wednesday night: Overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North after midnight. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: She-Devil Comedy Festival The Laughing [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/09/2012 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 63. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Meet the Candidates St. John’s is holding a Meet the Candidates night from [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 11:14AM

On Thursday, September 13 there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the 1,993 cases of the disease that have been reported so far this year is the highest number [...]

A mother’s story: The challenges of living with Autism
A mother’s story: The challenges of living with Autism
News Alexa Altman 3/08/2012 at 7:00AM

Edna Luna’s curly-headed, big-eyed little boy was always a little different. The way he related to the world, his cognitions, were unlike those of other children. Concerned, Luna took her toddler-aged son, Winter, to see a doctor, who diagnosed him with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) – a nebulous term for any delay in progression. Displeased [...]