Mayor Bloomberg

Queens pol has high hopes for Sandy Funding Tracker
Queens pol has high hopes for Sandy Funding Tracker
South Maggie Hayes 1/08/2014 at 10:06AM

Sandy recovery money is now under close inspection, and one Queens pol wants accountability for every dollar moving forward. In November, Councilmember Donovan Richards introduced a bill that would track all funds related to superstorm recovery via an online database. Before former Mayor Michael Bloomberg bid adieu to City Hall in late December, he signed [...]

Op-ed: Bloomberg was a boon to this city
News Op-Ed 1/05/2014 at 10:11AM

To New Yorkers who criticize and accuse Bloomberg for being ignorant and a tyrant, this is a relief. For others, like me, it is saddening to see the man responsible for today’s New York go.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2013 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Sun and clouds mixed. High 37. WSW winds at 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 15 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Clear skies. Low 26. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Z Hotel’s New Year’s Eve special Open bar and buffet until midnight, festive party favors, champagne toast at midnight, DJs [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/30/2013 at 7:51AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 39. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Monday Night: A few clouds. Low 24. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Holiday Puppet Party Workshop Children become puppet makers and performers at the Holiday Puppet Party Workshop at the Museum of the Moving Image. In this [...]

NYC murders, shootings reach record lows
NYC murders, shootings reach record lows
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/27/2013 at 3:23PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is leaving office with the fewest murders and shootings in recorded city history. There have been 332 homicides so far in 2013, down 20 percent from the previous record low, set last year, according to the mayor. Murders have dropped 32 percent since 2001, when he was elected.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/27/2013 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Sunshine to start, then a few afternoon clouds. High 39. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Friday night: Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low 32. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: ReMake the Holidays Build and animate a new version of the holiday [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/16/2013 at 7:56AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Mainly sunny to start, then a few afternoon clouds. High 28. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Monday night: A few passing clouds. Low 23. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: “Caught On Tape” “Caught On Tape” starts at 9:30 p.m. at The Creek and the Cave at 10-93 Jackson [...]

Nelson Mandela dies at 95
Nelson Mandela dies at 95
News Queens Courier Staff 12/05/2013 at 5:57PM

Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.