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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 [...]

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 [...]

Astoria resident running for Queens in NYC Marathon
Astoria resident running for Queens in NYC Marathon
News Billy Rennison 10/12/2011 at 10:54AM

Like many New Yorkers, Salvatore Polizzi had for years told himself he would run in the New York City marathon by the time he reached 30. The decision to run a marathon usually rests in achieving a life-long goal and testing your limits. But the year Polizzi, a native of Ridgewood, turned 30 coincided with [...]