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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/07/2013 at 7:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High of 34F with a windchill as low as 16. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of snow, then snow after midnight. Low of 30 with a windchill as low as 23. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow [...]

NYC school bus drivers won’t strike Monday, but walkout still possible
NYC school bus drivers won’t strike Monday, but walkout still possible
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 1/07/2013 at 10:38AM

After threatening to strike, New York City school bus drivers were back to work Monday, but they could still walk off the job within the next few days. A strike would affect 152,000 students, including 54,000 with disabilities, and those in public, private and parochial schools. “The union is asking for something we cannot legally [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/13/2012 at 7:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 55. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 39. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph [...]

MTA to hike fares in ’13, ’15 & ’17
MTA to hike fares in ’13, ’15 & ’17
News Billy Rennison 8/02/2012 at 10:10AM

City straphangers are getting a brief reprieve from a 2013 fare hike, but will soon be paying more at both the turnstile and MetroCard machine. The MTA approved a preliminary budget including a bump in 2013 fares, followed by further increases in 2015 and 2017. A $1 “green fee” will also be added to newly [...]