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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/24/2014 at 7:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: A good deal of sunshine. High near 35. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: A few passing clouds, otherwise generally clear. Low 28. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2013 at 8:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with rain. High of 66. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Thursday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 1.0 in. possible. EVENT [...]

Storm update: 3 to 5 inches of snow expected in NYC
Storm update: 3 to 5 inches of snow expected in NYC
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/06/2013 at 4:24PM

A significant winter storm that will begin Wednesday afternoon and last through Friday will bring up to five inches of snow, as well as rain and strong winds to New York City. According to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS), daytime rain will turn to snow around 7 p.m. Wednesday and winds [...]

City holds Snow Day at Juniper Park
City holds Snow Day at Juniper Park
News Queens Courier Staff 2/09/2013 at 4:47PM

When there is heavy snowfall the New York City Parks Department sometimes throws a special “Snow Day” in parks across the city with organized activities, such as supervised safe sledding, snowman building contests, best snow angel contests, friendly snowball fights, music and complimentary hot chocolate. After the blizzard that hit on Friday, February 8, known as [...]

Update on Nemo cleanup
Update on Nemo cleanup
News Terence M. Cullen 2/09/2013 at 12:26PM

The  city is swiftly bouncing back after the blizzard dubbed “Nemo” swept through the Northeast last night. The “Big 4″ lines – Babylon, Huntington, Port Washington and Ronkonkoma – of the LIRR are running on every two hours, the MTA announced. Service on other branches will be restored when rail travel is safe again. While [...]

Aerial shot of Queens covered in snow after storm
Aerial shot of Queens covered in snow after storm
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/09/2013 at 11:56AM

This photo was tweeted Saturday morning by Howard Glaser, director of operations for the State of New York and advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo, and shows an aerial view of Queens after it was blanketed in snow following the February 2013 blizzard.     RECOMMENDED STORIES PHOTOS: February 2013 Blizzard Blizzard causes long gas lines, shortages reminiscent [...]

PHOTOS: February 2013 Blizzard
PHOTOS: February 2013 Blizzard
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 2/09/2013 at 11:35AM

Check out our photo gallery showing the snowy aftermath of the February 2013 blizzard in Queens. If you want The Queens Courier to include your blizzard photos in our gallery, let us know by tweeting them to @queenscourier or by posting them on our Facebook page.     RECOMMENDED STORIES Aerial shot of Queens covered [...]

NASA photo shows power of winter storm
NASA photo shows power of winter storm
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/08/2013 at 4:40PM

NASA chose this satellite image of Friday’s blizzard as its photo of the day. According to NASA, the winter storm is the result of  two low pressure systems merging over the East Coast: “The satellite image, captured at 9:01 a.m. EST, shows clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio [...]

Queens residents pick up last-minute necessities as heaviest snow approaches
Queens residents pick up last-minute necessities as heaviest snow approaches
News Terence M. Cullen 2/08/2013 at 1:44PM

As blizzard warnings have everyone getting ready to hunker down, Queens residents, and visitors, are flocking to the stores for any last-minute supplies. Despite a relatively low volume of shoppers at the Walbaums in Bay Terrace, carts were packed to the gills with any weekend needs including water and non-perishables. Monica Bell, up from Georgia [...]

Blizzard causes long gas lines, shortages reminiscent of Sandy
Blizzard causes long gas lines, shortages reminiscent of Sandy
Northeast Cristabelle Tumola 2/08/2013 at 1:12PM

Though Friday’s blizzard won’t be as devastating as Sandy, at several area gas stations there have been long lines reminiscent of the fuel shortage following the superstorm. On Thursday evening, a line at a gas station in Whitestone off of Clintonville Street stretched around the block, but that wasn’t the only location in the tri-state [...]