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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 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%.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/09/2014 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Sunny. High 31. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 26. Winds light and variable. EVENT OF THE DAY: D.B. Rielly at Winegasm  Come join award-winning singer/songwriter D.B. Rielly at Winegasm at 9 p.m., where he will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana [...]

Family of woman killed in Sandy sues Con Ed
News Maggie Hayes 9/24/2013 at 1:20PM

Nearly a year after Lauren Abraham stepped on a downed power line and “burst into flames” during Superstorm Sandy, her family has filed suit. Kim Tinnin, Abraham’s mother, is suing Con Edison on behalf of her daughter for her “wrongful death,” according to court papers. Abraham, 23, walked outside her home on 134th Street in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/29/2013 at 7:17AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 84. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. Fog overnight. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF [...]

Con Ed proposes new storm-protection measures
Con Ed proposes new storm-protection measures
News Maggie Hayes 1/27/2013 at 9:38AM

If a Sandy-esque storm were to come in the future, power company Consolidated Edison (Con Ed) wants to be prepared. The electric company recently submitted plans that detail major investments to protect “critical equipment and customers from devastating storms” like Sandy, according to a Con Ed statement. Long-term projects such as putting flood-proof equipment in [...]

Con Ed to invest $250 million to protect equipment against future storms
News Maggie Hayes 12/13/2012 at 9:48AM

Con Ed has announced that it will secure $250 million for protecting city infrastructure and maintaining reliable service for customers during storms such as Sandy. “Our commitment would represent an initial infusion of preventive measures [and] we expect that even greater investments will be needed as regional discussions evolve over the coming months and years,” [...]

Gov. Cuomo receives high marks for Sandy response
Gov. Cuomo receives high marks for Sandy response
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/03/2012 at 11:14AM

In a new Siena College poll, the majority of New York State voters said they were happy with how Governor Andrew Cuomo has handled the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. According to the results, 67 percent felt that the governor has done an excellent or good job, 22 percent said he has done a fair job [...]

Con Ed worker burned in Queens electrical accident
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2012 at 11:27AM

A Con Edison worker was burned in the face while responding to a reported outage at a commercial building in Maspeth Monday night, said the utility company. The employee, who was testing equipment at 55-30 46th Street, near the corner of 55th Avenue, was injured in what a Con Ed spokesperson called an “electrical flash.” Around [...]