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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/11/2013 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Sunny to partly cloudy. High 31. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low 23. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: New York Voices — Vocal Jazz Quartet — 25th Anniversary Celebration Hear the incredible vocal jazz of this world renowned quartet — the [...]

Singers compete in Mets annual Anthem Search
Singers compete in Mets annual Anthem Search
Sports Liam La Guerre 11/21/2013 at 8:12PM

O say can you sing? The New York Mets hosted the first round of their 2014 Anthem Search on Thursday to find the person who will sing the national anthem at opening day next year. More than 150 contestants auditioned for the position, giving 60 seconds of their best vocals to a panel of judges. [...]

Connecticut man arrested for threatening Mets
Connecticut man arrested for threatening Mets
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/24/2013 at 1:03PM

A Connecticut man has been charged for allegedly making threats against the New York Mets. Aryn Leroux, 42, of West Haven, was arrested Wednesday for making threats against the baseball team’s players, coaches, executives as well as Citi Field, according to the AP, and charged with misdemeanor threatening and breach of peace. He reportedly made [...]

Mets’ Matt Harvey to undergo elbow surgery, miss 2014 season
Mets’ Matt Harvey to undergo elbow surgery, miss 2014 season
Sports Liam La Guerre 10/04/2013 at 6:33PM

As if not making the playoffs wasn’t bad enough for Mets fans, the team announced Friday that rookie sensation Matt Harvey will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will force him to miss the 2014 season. “After further consultation with doctors, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has elected to have surgery to repair a partial tear of [...]

Mike Piazza inducted into Mets Hall of Fame
Mike Piazza inducted into Mets Hall of Fame
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/30/2013 at 12:18PM

It was a Piazza palooza at Citi Field. The New York Mets inducted legendary catcher Mike Piazza as the 27th member in the Mets Hall of Fame on Sunday before the team played its final game of the year. Piazza received a proclamation from Mayor Michael Bloomberg, which declared September 29 as Mike Piazza Day. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/27/2013 at 8:05AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 88. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with [...]

Mets host first sleepover at Citi Field
Mets host first sleepover at Citi Field
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/11/2013 at 8:21AM

Call it the Citi Field of sweet dreams. The Mets hosted their first ever sleepover at Citi Field on August 10. Hundreds of fans brought pillows, sleeping bags and even tents to sleep on the grass and enjoy the Mets 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on the jumbo screen in the outfield. “I was [...]

Mets’ Jordany Valdespin among list of players suspended in Biogenesis case
Mets’ Jordany Valdespin among list of players suspended in Biogenesis case
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/05/2013 at 2:33PM

Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin and prospect Cesar Puello accepted 50-game suspensions as a part of the MLB Biogenesis banned substances case, first reported by Foxsports.com. Valdespin has been having a rough year, batting just .188 with 4 homers in 133 at-bats. The Mets sent Valdespin down to Triple-A Las Vegas in July and he recently returned from [...]

Mets place Wright on 15-DL, Baxter back
Mets place Wright on 15-DL, Baxter back
News Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 3:29PM

The Mets will have to fight on without their leader for a little while. The team placed their captain, David Wright, on the 15-day disabled list this morning after he injured his right hamstring yesterday. “The Pride of Whitestone,” Mike Baxter, was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace him on the roster. Justin Turner started [...]