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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/17/2013 at 8:21AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 73. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: What’s New in LIC? Come take a tour of Long Island City with historian Jack Eichenbaum. The tour [...]

Hofstra University hosts presidential debate
Hofstra University hosts presidential debate
News Billy Rennison 10/17/2012 at 1:25AM

Four years after “Joe the Plumber” rose to prominence during a Hofstra debate, the presidential candidates again descended on the Long Island university for their second matchup ahead of the November election. A carnival-like atmosphere enveloped the campus prior to the town hall-style debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney with giveaways, chants [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
News Jay Lane 11/18/2011 at 8:59AM

Deadly Woodside House Fire A fire that broke out inside a house in Woodside early Friday morning claimed the life of one woman and injured four other people. The FDNY says the fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. at a two and one-half story house on 61st Street between Woodside Avenue and 43rd Avenue. Read [...]