Government shutdown

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/23/2013 at 8:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with rain. High of 57. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 43. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Eric March: Cityscapes of Long Island City and Astoria In Cityscapes of [...]

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 [...]

Furloughs cancel forum for future cadets
Furloughs cancel forum for future cadets
News Melissa Chan 10/16/2013 at 11:50AM

Queens high school students looking to serve their country will have to make do without a planned information forum that could have been critical to their military future. Recruiters from five of the nation’s top military academies were set to meet the borough’s prospective cadets until the government shutdown trickled down and caused its cancellation. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/16/2013 at 8:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 72. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 61. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Happy Hour Open Mic at [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2013 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy. Low of 61. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Louis Armstrong House Museum’s 10-Year Anniversary Bash The Louis Armstrong House Museum celebrates its 10-year anniversary at 6 p.m. with a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 10/14/2013 at 8:21AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 68. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Raiders of the Lost Ark Come by the Museum of the Moving Image at 2 p.m. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2013 at 8:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with rain. High of 66. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Thursday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 1.0 in. possible. EVENT [...]

Political Roundup: Another poll shows strong voter support for de Blasio
Political Roundup: Another poll shows strong voter support for de Blasio
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/04/2013 at 4:07PM

HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB Poll finds support for de Blasio, if not all his ideas New York City voters want to keep Raymond W. Kelly as police commissioner. They want more charter schools. And nearly half of them support the Police Department’s use of the stop-and-frisk tactic. Read more: New York Times Obama: No [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/04/2013 at 8:05AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 77. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Friday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and a chance of rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 68. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance [...]