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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/09/2013 at 7:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Monday night: Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 68. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: LICity Forum North Beach, where LaGuardia [...]

Bill de Blasio announces candidacy for mayor
Bill de Blasio announces candidacy for mayor
Politics Maggie Hayes 1/27/2013 at 1:29PM

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has officially placed his name in the running to be the next mayor. “We deserve a city government that actually believes in our neighborhoods and sees things the way we do,” said de Blasio at his announcement on Sunday, January 27 outside his Park Slope home. Photo courtesy of the [...]

Ban sex offenders from library children’s rooms say pols
Ban sex offenders from library children’s rooms say pols
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/11/2012 at 4:52PM

After a man sexually abused two children at the 41-17 Main Street branch of the Queens Public Library last month, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Councilmember Peter Vallone want to ban convicted sex offenders from entering children’s reading rooms. Joel Grubert, who on July 7 was arrested for sexually abusing a [...]