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Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/22/2013 at 11:17AM

It looks like Citi Field has been “shut out” from an outdoor NHL game next season. The Sports Network (TSN) reported the league plans five outdoor games on top of the traditional Bridgestone Winter Classic – slated between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day, 2014. NHL officials first have [...]

App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 4/18/2013 at 3:11PM

A smartphone tracking app played a key role in arresting an alleged cell phone thief within 30 minutes of the crime, police said. Jordan Osborne, 19, allegedly fled in Flushing after grabbing an iPhone 5 out of the hands of a 28-year-old woman, according to the 109th Precinct. The victim was walking on Main Street [...]

Community Board wants more answers on Willets Point project
Community Board wants more answers on Willets Point project
Northeast Terence M. Cullen 4/18/2013 at 9:02AM

Community Board 7’s Land Use Committee told developers of Willets Point they need to return with more answers on the proposed project before the board makes a decision. Committee members particularly want more information about parking, traffic flow and transplanting the plethora of small business owners within the Iron Triangle. Chuck Apelian, first vice chair [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/16/2013 at 8:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 63. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the WSW [...]

Mets open season with lowered expectations
Mets open season with lowered expectations
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/01/2013 at 3:25PM

Met fans, notorious for their cynical optimism, are getting ready for another season riddled with questions. With the recent news that Johan Santana might be out for the entire season, fans outside Citi Field today don’t have high hopes for the team. “If they win 75 games,” said Ken Jones of Long Island, “It’ll be [...]

Mets: Johan might miss 2013 season
Mets: Johan might miss 2013 season
News Terence M. Cullen 3/28/2013 at 7:55PM

Mets starter Johan Santana could miss the entire 2013 because of a re-tear in his left shoulder, General Manager Sandy Alderson announced Thursday during a conference call. Santana, originally staying in Florida on the disabled list, flew to New York today where he was diagnosed with the new rip, Alderson said. “Johan will remain in [...]

MLB All-Star Game, FanFest tickets now on sale
MLB All-Star Game, FanFest tickets now on sale
News Queens Courier Staff 3/26/2013 at 12:48PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY For the first time since 1964, Major League Baseball’s All-Star game will take place in Queens. In the days leading up to the event, the MLB will host a variety of events for the Mid-Summer Classic. Culminating with the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, the All-Star fest will feature a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/14/2013 at 8:05AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 41. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 27 with a windchill as low as 16. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Totem by Cirque du Soleil Totem by Cirque du Soleil [...]

Rising Stars of Queens honored
Rising Stars of Queens honored
News Queens Courier Staff 2/08/2013 at 11:18AM

The stars aligned last week when The Queens Courier honored 40 of the borough’s budding young professionals. “It’s awesome to be honored, and it’s humbling to be among these people,” said Eric Abrams, 26, digital media and membership associate for the Queens Chamber of Commerce. “I feel like I’m on my way up.” Abrams — [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/05/2013 at 8:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with snow. High of 36. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Tuesday night: Overcast with snow. Low of 30. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 80%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Free comedy show in Sunnyside Check out this free comedy show at The Courtyard Ale House [...]