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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Tuesday: Generally cloudy. High 34. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy early followed by cloudy skies overnight. Low 24. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Two Nice

The Creek and the Cave presents “Two Nice” during open mic night, every Tuesday through March 4. Fresh off their first place finish in the Nature Valley “Pleasant Gentleman” pageant, professional good dudes Jay Dean and Tynan DeLong bring you “Two Nice Guys.” Open mic  performers get two minutes to “Take the Choo Choo to Chuckletown!” So come out, stay loose and have fun! Juice and cookies provided by Jay’s mom, Gail. The performance starts at 6 p.m. For more information call 718-706-8783. The Creek and the Cave is located at 10-93 Jackson Avenue in LIC. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

City Council holds hearing on traffic deaths

Some New York City parents are all bound together by a common tragedy: their sons and daughters were killed by vehicles on city streets. Read more: Fox New York

Plane returned to JFK over concerns about anti-icing system

A plane had to return to John F. Kennedy International Airport Monday evening, after a cockpit indicator light showed possible problems with the anti-icing system. Read more: CBS New York

De Blasio to appear on CBS’s ‘The Good Wife’

Mayor de Blasio, fresh off Monday morning’s appearance on the “Today” show, is now ready for prime time. Read more: New York Post

Study links acetaminophen use by pregnant women to ADHD in children

A warning for pregnant women: A popular over-the-counter pain reliever may put your unborn child at risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read more: CBS New York

Riders becoming less wasteful with MetroCards

Riders wasted tens of millions of dollars less on their MetroCards in 2013 than the year before, according to new MTA data. Read more: New York Post

 

Queens’ Morning Roundup


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Thursday: Cloudy. Light snow likely this afternoon. Temps nearly steady around 30. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 40%. Thursday night: Periods of snow. Low 16. Winds NNE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 90%. 5 to 8 inches of snow expected.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Pop Americano!

From the creators of “Comedy Outliers” comes “Pop Americano!” a fun, interactive show where a panel of comedians breakdown current pop culture and political news. Propelled by it’s use of news clips, sound bites and a quick round of pop culture trivia, “Pop Americano” is a show you can’t miss! 10 p.m. at The Creek and the Cave in Long Island City. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Storm bringing near-blizzard conditions to NYC

The year is starting out with a shot of nasty weather that is predicted to bring near-blizzard conditions to the city. Read more: The Queens Courier

NYPD: Queens shooting is city’s first murder of 2014

A man shot to death in Jamaica Wednesday is the first homicide of the year, police said. Read more: The Queens Courier

De Blasio sworn in as 109th mayor of New York City

New York City’s 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, was sworn in during a ceremony at his Park Slope, Brooklyn home just after midnight Wednesday, followed by a formal inauguration on the steps of City Hall later that day. Read more: The Queens Courier

Freed ailing ex-terror trial lawyer arrives in NYC

A dying former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case but released early from prison has arrived in New York City. Read more: AP

Three Rangers named to U.S. Olympic squad

The New York Rangers will be well-represented at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, at least as far the U.S. Men’s Hockey team is concerned. Read more: ABC New York

 

 

Queens’ Morning Roundup


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 43. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY:  “The Show” with Chris Laker

Long Island City’s Creek and the Cave presents, “The Show” with Chris Laker. Laker hosts NYC’s funniest comics! These stands- up comedians are eager to discuss with their audience what’s going on in the world and the mysteries of life. This event is FREE and  begins at 8p.m. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Report: NYPD killed 16 in 2012

NYPD officers were involved in more shooting incidents — resulting in more suspect deaths — in 2012 compared to the previous year, according to an annual firearms report released on Tuesday. Read more: NBC New York

Time’s up already: New York education honchos will shorten certain exams

New York’s state education officials are cutting the time spent on some math and reading exams, starting next year. Read more: New York Daily News 

NYPD: Thieves still really love Apple Inc. devices

The NYPD says that in 2012, nearly 20 percent of all burglaries, robberies and grand larcenies involved apple products. Read more: Fox New York 

Wayward NYC-bound Amtrak train ends up in Philly

A New York-bound Amtrak train took a wrong turn and ended up in the Philadelphia suburbs, officials said. Read more: NBC New York 

Report: Barneys staff had nothing to do with alleged profiling incidents

In a report released Tuesday, Barneys said it never asked its employees to check out two African-American customers who said they were victims of racial profiling. Read more: CBS New York/AP