Government shutdown

Political Roundup: Officials rally for instant runoff voting
Political Roundup: Officials rally for instant runoff voting
Politics Queens Courier Staff 10/02/2013 at 1:58PM

HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB Local officials rally for ‘better, smarter, fairer’ instant runoff voting New York City lawmakers and advocacy groups rallied on the City Hall steps Wednesday to again push for an instant runoff system. Read more: CBS New York Obamacare sites look to improve after bumpy 1st day For millions of Americans trying [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2013 at 7:57AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 82. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 63. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Shop Alive Astoria ‘Pop Up’ Boutique Local designers and vendors come together for [...]

Government shutdown: What it means
Government shutdown: What it means
Politics Queens Courier Staff 10/01/2013 at 4:49PM

ANGY ALTAMIRANO, CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND LIAM LA GUERRE  The government has shut down for the first time in nearly two decades, leaving Americans wondering about the exact short- and long-term effects. The shutdown resulted from a congressional stalemate over the federal budget. The Republican-led House tried to defund and delay the Affordable Care Act, but [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 10/01/2013 at 8:16AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 79. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 68. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Biala: Vision and Memory Janice Biala (1903-2000) was well known for her charming interiors, still-lifes, and landscapes. This [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/30/2013 at 8:26AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: 10th annual Queens Restaurant Week From September 30 to October 3 and October 7 through 10, diners can enjoy [...]