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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/17/2013 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Snow this morning will mix with and change to rain this afternoon. High 36. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90%. Snowfall around one inch.Tuesday night: Light snow this evening will give way to some clearing late. Low 26F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50%. [...]

Cuomo signs tougher texting-while-driving law
Cuomo signs tougher texting-while-driving law
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/02/2013 at 12:17PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation into law strengthening texting-while-driving penalties for young and new drivers. “Statistic after statistic shows that texting-while-driving is a chronic problem in our society, particularly among teenagers, and it will only get worse if we do not take action to prevent this deadly behavior,” said Cuomo. “That is what this [...]

Governor Cuomo announces stricter penalties for driving while texting
Governor Cuomo announces stricter penalties for driving while texting
News Angy Altamirano 6/02/2013 at 11:15AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced new actions to strengthen penalties for texting-while-driving in order to keep all New Yorkers safe on the road. Effective June 1, Cuomo directed the state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to establish tougher penalties for texting-while-driving for all drivers and new penalties for young and new drivers. “As the father of [...]

Gas prices rise for 8th consecutive week
Gas prices rise for 8th consecutive week
News Billy Rennison 8/27/2012 at 9:55AM

Prices at the pump continue to trend upward, as costs rose for the eighth consecutive week. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.08, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 cents. For much of the year, drivers [...]

Helping Seniors Drive Safer, Longer
News Queens Courier Staff 8/18/2012 at 5:19AM

(Family Features) Since January 2011, nearly 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day, joining the fastest growing age group in the nation. According to a recent American Automobile Association (AAA) survey of that booming population, nearly half of seniors worry about losing their freedom and mobility when the time comes for them to transition from driver [...]

Gas prices continue to roll back
Gas prices continue to roll back
News Billy Rennison 6/04/2012 at 9:54AM

Gas prices have continued their more than two month slide. Prices at the pump have reached their lowest point since mid-February, with the average price in New York City settling at $3.92, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. The cost of gas has fallen more than five cents in the past week and 24 cents [...]