Christine Quinn

Weprin vies to become next Council speaker
Weprin vies to become next Council speaker
Politics Terence M. Cullen 11/20/2013 at 3:45PM

It’s off to the races for six legislators looking to become the next City Council speaker. Councilmembers Melissa Mark-Viverito, Inez Dickens, Dan Garodnick, James Vacca, Anabel Palma and Mark Weprin are vying to replace incumbent-Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who is term-limited. Quinn was voted to lead the Council, the city’s de facto second most powerful [...]

De Blasio elected mayor in landslide
De Blasio elected mayor in landslide
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2013 at 12:44AM

Bill de Blasio, in a landslide victory, has been elected as the city’s first Democratic mayor in two decades. With 99 percent of the precincts reporting, de Blasio won Tuesday’s race with 73 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. His Republican opponent, Joe Lhota, had 24 percent. “Today, you spoke out loudly and clearly [...]

Christine Quinn endorses Bill de Blasio for mayor
Christine Quinn endorses Bill de Blasio for mayor
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/17/2013 at 1:34PM

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn officially endorsed Bill de Blasio for mayor Tuesday. “It is time for Democrats throughout our city to put aside their differences and fight together for the progressive values we all share,” Quinn said in a statement. “By working together, we will build a stronger city where no New Yorker is [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/16/2013 at 8:06AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 79. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 68. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NW after midnight. EVENT OF THE DAY: “After Eternity” in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/22/2013 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 88. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%. Monday night: Overcast with thunderstorms, then a chance of a thunderstorm and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2013 at 6:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 95F with a heat index of 100F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Classic Film Fridays A Better Jamaica presents The Spy Who Loved Me. James Bond joins [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/10/2013 at 7:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 88. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Wednesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/02/2013 at 7:10AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 84. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible. Tuesday night: Overcast with a [...]

Poll puts Weiner ahead in mayoral race
Poll puts Weiner ahead in mayoral race
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 6/26/2013 at 11:07AM

A new poll released Tuesday night shows Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner as the front-runner in the race one month after announcing his bid. The NBC New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist Poll found that 25 percent of registered Democrats would vote for the former congressmember in the primary. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn came in second with [...]