Nelson Mandela

Queens leaders reflect on Mandela’s world-changing life
Queens leaders reflect on Mandela’s world-changing life
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/10/2013 at 6:44PM

The death of former South African President and Nobel Prize Peace winner Nelson Mandela at age 95 last week resonated around the world as people reflected on his legacy. His impact was felt by local leaders in Queens, some of whom met the influential leader.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/10/2013 at 7:22AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Snow likely. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected. Tuesday Night: Clear skies. Low 21F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: The Re-Gift of the Magi  This comedic play reveals why the Wise Men [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/09/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of rain. High around 45. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low 33. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: World Ice Arena at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Bring your friends, bring a scarf [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/06/2013 at 7:54AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 53. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Friday night: Rain early followed by a mixture of wintry precipitation overnight. Low 37. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Bach & Brew: Dongsok Shin & Leah Nelson Pianist Dongsok Shin performs [...]

Nelson Mandela dies at 95
Nelson Mandela dies at 95
News Queens Courier Staff 12/05/2013 at 5:57PM

Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/05/2013 at 7:23AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 91. Winds from the SW at 5 to 20 mph. Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Low of 75. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: First Fridays at the Noguchi Museum The Noguchi Museum offers extended evening hours on the first Friday of each [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 6/24/2013 at 6:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 93. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Monday night: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 75. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain [...]