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‘Biggest Loser’ trainer Bob Harper helps kids get active at US Open
‘Biggest Loser’ trainer Bob Harper helps kids get active at US Open
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/02/2013 at 1:57PM

Fitness expert and “Biggest Loser” star Bob Harper served up some fun for children at the US Open. Harper played tennis with young players on Saturday, August 31, after helping the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announce a new coalition to get kids active and healthy through sports. The tennis association is partnering with 20 [...]

Michelle Obama, tennis stars, celebrities highlight Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
Michelle Obama, tennis stars, celebrities highlight Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/25/2013 at 2:23PM

First lady Michelle Obama headlined a star-studded 18th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on August 24 to kick off the US Open and send a message of being healthy and staying active. As part of her “Let’s Move!” campaign, Obama spoke at the event to encourage children to strive towards their goals, whether it’s in sports, education [...]

WATCH: Obama publicly takes oath for second term
WATCH: Obama publicly takes oath for second term
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/21/2013 at 12:50PM

Though President Obama was officially sworn into office yesterday, because Inauguration Day, January 20, fell on a Sunday, the public ceremony took place today. Again, Chief Justice John Roberts administrated the oath, but Obama used different bibles than he did the day before. Yesterday, he used a bible that belonged to first lady Michelle Obama’s [...]

WATCH: President Obama sworn in for second term
WATCH: President Obama sworn in for second term
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/20/2013 at 2:08PM

Ahead of tomorrow’s public  inauguration festivities, President Obama was sworn in for his second term during an official ceremony at the White House Sunday. The president, who was joined by his family, used a bible belonging to first lady Michelle Obama’s grandparents to take the oath. Unlike the time Chief Justice John Roberts swore Obama in [...]

St. John’s fencers meet Obama
St. John’s fencers meet Obama
News Terence M. Cullen 9/20/2012 at 7:36AM

They got to travel and compete in London, and now two St. John’s University fencers can add meeting the president to their stat sheet. Seniors Daryl Homer and Dagmara Wozniak met President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden last week as part of the commander in chief’s meeting with USA’s [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/05/2012 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 81. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 75. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 [...]