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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/06/2014 at 8:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Sun and clouds mixed. High 31. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 24. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/05/2013 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A few showers this morning with overcast skies during the afternoon hours. High 59. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Thursday night: Foggy with light rain developing overnight. Low near 55F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Urban: An Exploration of New [...]

NYPD issues social media rules for officers
NYPD issues social media rules for officers
News Queens Courier Staff 3/28/2013 at 2:51PM

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is patrolling the streets of the World Wide Web. According to the New York Daily News, the commissioner released a list of what the city’s 35,000 officers can and cannot put up on their personal social media sites. A three-page NYPD memo, obtained by The News, states “Members of the service should [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/19/2012 at 8:24AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Clear. High of 48. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph EVENT of the DAY: Queens Young Professionals Holiday Party Recently, the Queens Young Professionals group formed to provide resources and [...]

NYPD to double gang unit
NYPD to double gang unit
Central Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2012 at 10:46AM

The NYPD is announcing an initiative today that will double the size of its Gang Unit and focus on social media to combat gangs. Dubbed Operation Crew Cut, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly will discuss the program Tuesday in a speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in San Diego. In a pre-released [...]

Apple unveils iPhone 5
Apple unveils iPhone 5
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 3:31PM

Today, Apple debuted iPhone 5, a new, thinner, lighter version of its popular cell phone. It’s so thin that Apple said it’s now the thinnest smartphone in the world, and it is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than iPhone 4S. The phone also features other improvements on the iPhone 4s, including a 4-inch [...]

Politics in the Social Media Age
News Queens Courier Staff 5/14/2012 at 3:21PM

By Kevin J. Ryan As the technology that connects us constantly evolves, the core skill of written communication is the one constant foundation on which good technological communications must be built. However, public relations professionals, especially those working for a public figure, need to be proficient at using all the latest means of delivering their [...]

Vallone’s trash talk
News Michael Pantelidis 1/24/2012 at 5:01PM

Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. is telling illegal garbage dumpers where they can stick their trash. Vallone, who observed personal garbage in a public receptacle outside his office, is outraged that some citizens view the city as their private dumping ground. “I was walking into my office in the rain and I noticed one of the [...]