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President Obama signs bill to end government shutdown and raise debt limit
President Obama signs bill to end government shutdown and raise debt limit
Politics Angy Altamirano 10/17/2013 at 12:05PM

After 16 days of the government being shut down for the first time in close to two decades, business is back up and running. On Wednesday night, Congress passed a bill that would help fund the government through January 15, 2014 and raise the debt limit until February 7. President Barack Obama signed the bill [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 10/17/2013 at 6:39AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Partly sunny with a breeze. High of 68. Winds from west at 13 mph. Thursday night: Clear. Low of 52. Winds from west at 3 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Galactic Drive-In As part of the multimedia installation and outdoor theater presented by the New York Hall of Science, Empire Drive-In, celebrate [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/08/2013 at 8:12AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 68. Winds from the North at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Open-Mic Storytelling Show at The Creek & the Cave Every Tuesday [...]

Political Roundup: Schumer backs Vallone
Political Roundup: Schumer backs Vallone
Politics Queens Courier Staff 10/07/2013 at 3:38PM

Senator Schumer endorses Paul Vallone  U.S. Senator Charles Schumer endorsed City Council candidate Paul Vallone for the District 19 seat on Monday. “I have known the Vallone family for decades and their respected name and commitment to public service have made the people of Queens proud to call them their own,” Schumer said. Vallone was recently [...]