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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/04/2013 at 8:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 19F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Friday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 28F with a windchill as low as 19. Breezy. Winds from the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/28/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast. High of 43. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 34 with a windchill as low as 28. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Aki Sasamoto: Centripetal Run Performance artist Aki Sasamoto explores parallels [...]

Lawsuit against LIPA to be filed Tuesday
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/13/2012 at 12:21PM

A class action lawsuit against the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and National Grid, which manages LIPA’s grid, is expected to be filed Tuesday, claiming breach of contract, gross negligence and fraud for the utility’s response to Sandy-related outages, according to multiple reports. Two Nassau county customers have already joined the lawsuit, reported CBS New York. [...]

Israel takes 3rd Congressional District
Israel takes 3rd Congressional District
News Melissa Chan 11/07/2012 at 1:57AM

A Long Island-based representative has won both re-election and slices of Queens territory. Democratic Congressmember Steve Israel claimed victory over his three challengers in the newly-redrawn 3rd Congressional District with 58 percent of the votes, according to unofficial results. The 53-year-old from Dix Hills boasted 87,799 votes, while his main contender, Republican Stephen Labate raked [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/22/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear. High of 66. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 57. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: Free Ballroom Dancing  Every Monday evening the Queens Library Forest Hills branch offers free ballroom dancing lessons from Jing [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 10/19/2012 at 5:06PM

QUEENS Saturday, October 20 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., At It’s My Park Day, New Yorkers volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs by taking part in local volunteer projects and free family-friendly, cultural, fitness and arts events. Just find a local park that is hosting an It’s My [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: The Platinum Band The Platinum Band is once again performing on the Resorts World Casino New York [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/16/2012 at 7:34AM

TODAY’S FORECAST:  Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 61. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Live Classical Music A special presentation of classical music featuring the artistry of soloist Lesley [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/12/2012 at 12:12PM

QUEENS  Saturday, October 13 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., At the 11th Annual Harvest Festival in Jamaica there will be cook-offs, cooking demos, live music, food tastings and arts andcrafts, such as making a scarecrow, pumpkin decorating and face painting. There will also be magic shows, colorful clowns and cowboys. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., [...]