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Cuomo veto fast-tracks aircraft noise studies
News Melissa Chan 11/18/2013 at 4:27PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo shut down a Senate bill last week and instead demanded the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey conduct a noise study and establish a community roundtable. The governor vetoed a two-state bill last Wednesday that would have required the authority to determine the effects of aircraft noise with a one-time [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/04/2013 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 75. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Taste of LIC Come experience the diverse flavors of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/25/2013 at 8:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Overcast with a chance of snow in the afternoon. High of 25F with a windchill as low as 0. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the SW in the afternoon. Chance of snow 40%. Friday night: Overcast with snow. Low of 19F with a windchill as low as 10. Winds [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
Top Stories Billy Rennison 12/14/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 8 to 13 mph. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 9 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Carols ‘n’ Cookies ‘n’ Cocoa ‘n’ Cheer Celebrate the season with warm wishes, delicious treats and the renowned choral group Voices That Blend. There will [...]

Obama asks for $60 billion in federal aid for Sandy relief
News Maggie Hayes 12/11/2012 at 12:23PM

The Obama administration has requested $60.4 billion in federal resources for “response, recovery and mitigation related to Sandy damages in all affected states,” according to a letter from Jeffrey Zients, the deputy director for management, to House Speaker John Boehner. However, that is less than the $80 billion initially sought for the destruction in the [...]

Bloomberg visits D.C. seeking federal aid
Bloomberg visits D.C. seeking federal aid
News Billy Rennison 11/29/2012 at 12:13PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the nation’s capital yesterday meeting with lawmakers to request Sandy aid, while Governor Andrew Cuomo joined a neighboring governor in appealing for maximum federal support. “Hurricane recovery is not a partisan issue – and in New York, we have a united front of Democrats and Republicans,” said Bloomberg, who was accompanied [...]

Agreement reached to complete 9/11 museum
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2012 at 10:26AM

On the eve of  September 11, governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie, and Mayor Micheal Bloomberg announced that an agreement had been reached to continue construction of the National September 11 Museum. “This agreement ensures that it will be restarted very soon and will not stop until the museum is completed. The museum is important [...]