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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Clear. High of 66. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Clear. Low of 50. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

 EVENT OF THE DAY: Free senior fitness classes at Queens parks

This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga instruction and tennis lessons at four Queens parks. The activities, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 23 and will take place twice a week at each park through November 1. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Woman attacked by pit bull in Queens

A woman was hospitalized Sunday evening, after she was attacked by a pit bull belonging to a friend in Queens. Read more: CBS New York

NYPD steps up security in response to Kenya attack

The NYPD has heightened security at key locations around the city in response to the ongoing attack on a mall in Kenya that killed dozens, though officials say there are no specific threats to the city. Read more: NBC New York

Queens man To make 4th attempt to row across Atlantic

A Queens man said this weekend that he will once again attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean, in an effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. Read more: CBS New York

Woman attempts to enter 9/11 Memorial with loaded gun

On Sunday afternoon, a woman with a loaded gun attempted to enter the 9/11 Memorial. Read more: ABC New York

‘Modern Family,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ crowned at Emmys

The Emmys lived up to its reputation as the least predictable entertainment awards show. Read more: AP

 

Queens’ Morning Roundup


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Clear. High of 66. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WSW in the afternoon. Monday night: Clear. Low of 54. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT of the DAY: CityParks Seniors Fitness program

Starting today, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga, tennis and fitness walking classes in parks across the five boroughs.The classes, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, last for seven weeks. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions are one hour long and take place twice a week. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Empty Key Food store spells disappointment for Flushing residents

The large signs plastered outside the shuttered Key Food on Parsons Blvd. in Flushing shout “Lost Our Lease” but the story is way more complicated. Read more: New York Daily News

Couple seeking custody of kids they ‘kidnapped’

A Queens couple that busted their eight kids out of foster care last year and later spent 90 days in prison for custodial interference is now suing — for custody. Read more: New York Post

Woman, 64, dies aboard Korean Air flight into JFK Airport

A 64-year-old woman died of natural causes aboard a Korean Air flight into Kennedy Airport Sunday, officials said. Read more: New York Daily News

Multi-million dollar kennel planned for Kennedy Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is going to the dogs. And cats. And probably birds and horses. Read more: CBS New York

New York City public schools offering ‘morning-after pill’

The New York City Department of Education has begun offering the so-called morning-after pill to students in a pilot program at 13 high schools across the city. Read more: CBS New York

Obama launches new tax offensive against Romney

President Barack Obama’s campaign is launching a new offensive Monday against Republican Mitt Romney, blasting the GOP nominee for criticizing Americans who don’t pay income taxes without having “come clean” about his own.  Read more: AP

Week-old Giant panda cub dies at National Zoo

The giant panda cub born a week ago at the National Zoo in Washington died Sunday morning, saddening zoo officials and visitors who had heralded its unexpected arrival. Read more: ABC New York/AP

‘Homeland’ and ‘Modern Family’ win big at Emmys

The post-Emmy champagne surely tasted sweet for the people at “Modern Family” and “Homeland,” but they needed only to look around the Nokia Theatre to see how quickly popular tastes and Hollywood’s most unpredictable awards show can change perceptions. Read more: AP