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Record numbers, heightened security at NYC Marathon
Record numbers, heightened security at NYC Marathon
Sports Liam La Guerre 11/04/2013 at 4:34PM

The safest place in the country may have been the route of the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday. NYPD officers trolled the race, guarding runners and spectators alike, because of terrorism concerns caused by the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this year, in which three people died and hundreds were injured. A record 50,740 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/04/2013 at 7:27AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 41. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph EVENT OF THE DAY:  Sunnyside Restaurant Week The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) is holding its first-ever Sunnyside Restaurant Week [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/31/2013 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 68. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Thursday night: Overcast with rain showers. Fog overnight. Low of 61. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain [...]

NYC Marathon canceled
NYC Marathon canceled
News Billy Rennison 11/02/2012 at 5:29PM

After several days of holding firm that the New York City marathon would run, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Friday evening that the race will be canceled. The mayor’s office confirmed the cancellation minutes after NBC News broke the story. In the days following Hurricane Sandy, the Brooklyn Nets-New York Knicks game at the Barclays Center [...]