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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/09/2014 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Sunny. High 31. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 26. Winds light and variable. EVENT OF THE DAY: D.B. Rielly at Winegasm  Come join award-winning singer/songwriter D.B. Rielly at Winegasm at 9 p.m., where he will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/08/2013 at 8:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 50. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Trumpeters of Queens The Trumpeters of Queens concert at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. will [...]

MTA fare hikes begin this week
MTA fare hikes begin this week
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/27/2013 at 11:44AM

MTA fare hikes that will increase MetroCard prices across the board will take effect on Sunday, March 3. In addition to raising the base fare from $2.25 to $2.50, monthly, weekly and express bus rides will also go up, and the MetroCard discount will change from 7 percent off with every $10 purchased to 5 [...]

MTA discusses platform doors, other possible safety measures
MTA discusses platform doors, other possible safety measures
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/29/2013 at 1:46PM

After a record-tying 55 deaths from subways striking straphangers in 2012, including two high-profile shoving incidents, the MTA is reviewing platform safety. “This is a troubling and dangerous trend with serious implications for the millions of commuters who ride the subway each day,” said Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. “With six fatalities so far in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/29/2013 at 7:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 54. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday Night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 41. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Public [...]

MTA head Joe Lhota resigns to explore mayoral run
MTA head Joe Lhota resigns to explore mayoral run
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 12/19/2012 at 1:16PM

Following the MTA board’s approval of his fare hike proposal, CEO and Chairman Joe Lhota announced that he will resign, effective December 31, to consider running for New York City mayor in 2013. At the announcement, Lhota said that he would make “no further comment” on his mayoral candidacy until early January, when he will [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2012 at 7:50AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 50. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Clear in the evening, then overcast. Low of 37. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Mets and City Harvest Sandy Food Drive Fans donating 10 items or more of nonperishable nutritious food will [...]