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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/18/2014 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 51. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low 41.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/18/2013 at 7:23AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy with rain showers. High of 64. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Masterworks of Traditional [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/05/2013 at 7:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 81. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Free screening of Despicable Me at Astoria Park Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. presents movie night [...]

Weekend Roundup
Top Stories Billy Rennison 12/30/2012 at 11:08AM

Crazed subway ‘pusher’ says she did so because she thought victim was Muslim The crazed woman who shoved a Queens immigrant to his gruesome death in front of a subway train told cops yesterday that she did so because she thought he was a Muslim, authorities said. Read more: NY Post Teen shot and killed [...]

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 [...]

Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/15/2012 at 1:11PM

By Alexa Altman and Terence Cullen “I’m very proud of you, New York,” said President Barack Obama. “You guys are tough. You bounce back, just as America always bounces back. The same is going to be true this time out.” Alongside New York’s most prominent officials, Obama surveyed damage in the areas hardest hit by [...]

Gillibrand wins full term in Senate
Gillibrand wins full term in Senate
News Billy Rennison 11/07/2012 at 3:37AM

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand won re-election in a landslide victory over Republican challenger Wendy Long earning the Democrat her first full term in the Senate. With nearly 96 percent of precincts reporting, Gillibrand secured 72 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. “So while from the bottom of my heart I thank you for the honor and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/02/2012 at 7:06AM

EVENT of the DAY: ”West Side Story” at St. Albans Park Winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical set among the tenements of New York City finds star-crossed lovers Maria and Tony caught in the midst of a turf war between rival street gangs. Written by Ernest Lehman, Arthur Laurents, and others. Directed [...]

Queens Courier to host Power Breakfast with Senator Chuck Schumer
Queens Courier to host Power Breakfast with Senator Chuck Schumer
News Queens Courier Staff 6/01/2012 at 1:02PM

Senator Charles Schumer will be the featured guest and keynote speaker at the next Queens Courier Power Networking Breakfast. The breakfast will be on Friday, June 8 at the Water’s Edge Restaurant in Long Island City, just across the East River and overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The long-time political leader will be available for a [...]