gas shortage

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:19AM

Today’s Forecast Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Event of the Day: Bruce Lee Fights Back From the Grave Devil Science Theater 3000 is an interactive event where the audience plays [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:04AM

Today’s Weather Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Event of the Day: William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” E Phoenix Idealis Theater, Inc. delivers this classic story for a modern audience. Directed by Rachel Alt and Ben [...]

Pols propose bill requiring gas stations to have generators
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2012 at 4:25PM

Following long gas lines and even fights that, according to the NYPD, resulted in 41 arrests since Sandy struck last week, two New York politicians are introducing a state bill that would require all gas stations to have generators in case of power outages. The legislation, which will be introduced by Assemblymember David Weprin in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2012 at 6:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 46. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 41. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. QUEENS COURIER 2012 ELECTION DAY COVERAGE Throughout the day and night [...]

In need of gas, drivers turn online to find fuel
In need of gas, drivers turn online to find fuel
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/05/2012 at 3:28PM

Desperate to find fuel following Sandy, drivers are turning to online sources, such as Twitter, Craigslist and other websites to get gas. Driving around or travelling far distances aren’t an option as a car’s gas gauge moves closer to empty, so to better pinpoint where to go to fill up, people are crowdsourcing, Reuters reported. Popular [...]

Headlines from around the web
Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 11/04/2012 at 1:43PM

What marathon runners are doing today The controversy over the ING NYC Marathon—and the city’s decision to hold it in spite of widespread Hurricane Sandy damage and then cancel it after intense backlash—turned what is usually a joyous NYC event into an uncomfortable topic. And it turned the runners, who truly do love NYC and the experience seeing it across [...]

Hours-long gas lines remain as Gov lifts restrictions to ease shortage
Hours-long gas lines remain as Gov lifts restrictions to ease shortage
Central Billy Rennison 11/02/2012 at 10:13AM

With millions of New Yorkers heading back to work and limited subway service, many residents hopped in their cars only to find no place to fill up. “Gas is in short supply,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at the daily press conference updating New Yorkers on the city’s response to Hurricane Sandy. Senator Charles Schumer announced [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/02/2012 at 8:19AM

Today’s Forecast Friday: A slight chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 11 mph. Hurricane Sandy leads to city gas shortage, run on gas With millions of New [...]