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Maspeth street co-named George Gibbons Jr. Way
Maspeth street co-named George Gibbons Jr. Way
Southwest Liam La Guerre 9/28/2013 at 6:03PM

For the past few years teary eyes and frowns were a familiar sight when talking about the hit-and-run murder of Maspeth resident George Gibbons. Gibbons, who owned Gibbons Home bar on 69th Street, was killed in a 2011 traffic accident and it took a month-long manhunt to catch his murderer, Peter Rodriguez. But at a [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/11/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 8 mph. EVENT of the DAY: The Mutations Devil Science Theater is an interactive event where the audience plays drinking games and makes fun of terrible movies while being egged on [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/28/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 74. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/21/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Viva La Comida! This first-ever 82nd Street Partnership event will shine a spotlight on the fun, food [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/20/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 9 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 5 to 7 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Vision & Emotion: A Latin American Art Salon The opening reception for Vision & Emotion: A Latin American Art Salon at the Diego Salazar Art [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/31/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 8 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Doctor Zhivago at the Museum of the Moving Image Take in the 1965 classic at the Museum of the Moving Image.  Based on [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/30/2012 at 6:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 72. West wind around 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: After School Special-Laughing Devil Comedy Club  Join Jesse Jones as he brings his rowdy comic buddies to this weekly show. After School Special is a [...]

NYPD cop busted for providing info to drug traffickers: feds
News Jay Lane 5/15/2012 at 3:20PM

An NYPD officer was arrested this morning by federal agents and charged with allegedly providing inside police intelligence and information about fellow cops to a drug trafficking organization. Devon Daniels, 30, was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Administration and NYPD Internal Affairs detectives and is scheduled to be arraigned today in Brooklyn federal court. Daniels [...]

Obama To Give Commencement Address In City; Traffic Tie-Ups Expected
News Jay Lane 5/14/2012 at 12:20PM

President Barack Obama is visiting the city today where he will deliver the commencement address at Barnard College before attending a series of campaign fundraisers. The president arrives in town around 11 a.m. and is scheduled to deliver the commencement address around 1 p.m. NY1 will carry the president’s commencement address live from Barnard College, [...]

Despite lawsuits, DOT work, off-ramp still unsafe
Despite lawsuits, DOT work, off-ramp still unsafe
News Michael Pantelidis 5/14/2012 at 12:00PM

A stretch of street – proven unsafe for cars, pedestrians and even storefronts – has “struck” again. Following three crashes in as many months in 2011, another car accident occurred on May 1 at the off-ramp of the Ed Koch-Queensborough Bridge, located on Queens Plaza South near Crescent Street in Long Island City. A taxi [...]