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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/22/2013 at 8:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Overcast with rain showers. High of 61. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Friday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 37. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Fall Festival: Free Film Screening and Community Health [...]

Newly elected mayor de Blasio meets with Bloomberg
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2013 at 1:14PM

New York’s next mayor met with the current mayor this morning at City Hall. Hours after Bill de Blasio won Tuesday’s election in a landslide victory, he spoke with Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a private sit down, according to the AP. Today in the bullpen: Mayor Bloomberg welcomed Mayor-Elect @BilldeBlasio pic.twitter.com/3w7SEdM4wQ — NYC Mayor's Office [...]

Political Roundup: Another poll shows strong voter support for de Blasio
Political Roundup: Another poll shows strong voter support for de Blasio
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/04/2013 at 4:07PM

HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB Poll finds support for de Blasio, if not all his ideas New York City voters want to keep Raymond W. Kelly as police commissioner. They want more charter schools. And nearly half of them support the Police Department’s use of the stop-and-frisk tactic. Read more: New York Times Obama: No [...]

Mayor Bloomberg files suit to stop law making it easier to sue city over profiling
News Liam La Guerre 9/04/2013 at 4:50PM

From the City Council to the courts. Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed a lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday against the City Council to challenge a law that would make it easier for people to sue the city in discrimination cases. The mayor’s latest move in the battle over the controversial Community Safety Act only [...]

City files to appeal stop-and-frisk ruling
City files to appeal stop-and-frisk ruling
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 8/16/2013 at 3:10PM

The city has filed to appeal U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s ruling that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy is unconstitutional. The appeal comes after Mayor Michael Bloomberg expressed his dislike for the decision on Monday and promised the city would fight the ruling in the case of Floyd vs City of New York. The appeal was [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/18/2013 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 95. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 82F with a [...]

Mayor: Police stop too many whites, not enough minorities
Mayor: Police stop too many whites, not enough minorities
Police Liam La Guerre 6/29/2013 at 10:52AM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg answered critics of the city’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy by saying the NYPD doesn’t stop enough people of color and stops too many whites. Less than one day after the City Council approved major legislation to change up management of the police department against the mayor’s wishes, Bloomberg made the controversial remark about [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/16/2013 at 8:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 63. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the WSW [...]

Health organizations throw legal support behind soda ban appeal
Health organizations throw legal support behind soda ban appeal
News Queens Courier Staff 3/29/2013 at 12:38PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY The tension between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the courts over the proposed soda ban are continuing to fizz. The Mayor’s Office announced that the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and National Association of Local Boards of Health have filed an amicus brief in support of the ban, citing links between the consumption [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/25/2013 at 8:07AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain. High of 41. Windy. Winds from the NE at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Monday night: Overcast with snow, then a chance of snow after midnight. Low of 34F with a windchill as low [...]