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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/02/2014 at 7:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Cloudy. High near 60. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.Wednesday night: A few clouds. Low 41. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/31/2014 at 7:56AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: Rain and snow showers this morning. Then becoming partly cloudy this afternoon. High near 55. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Monday night: Clear skies. Low 34. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/04/2013 at 7:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High 53. Winds light and variable. Wednesday night: Cloudy. Low 46. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Someone Once Called Me A Sound Man The Chocolate Factory concludes its Fall 2013 season with Jon Kinzel’s dance piece, which integrates kinetic, auditory and visual elements while also exploring broader [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2013 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 48. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: D.B. Rielly at Winegasm D.B. Rielly will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana music, spanning several [...]

Jamaica Hospital ready for Obamacare
Jamaica Hospital ready for Obamacare
Health Liam La Guerre 11/08/2013 at 3:04PM

Residents looking for more information about insurance under the new Affordable Care Act need not search too far. Officials from Jamaica Hospital said they are planning to reach out to the community to help people learn about plans under New York State of Health, the state’s dedicated health care marketplace under the health care reform [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/01/2013 at 7:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 70. Windy. Winds from the SW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Friday night: Clear in the evening, then overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the [...]

Obama acknowledges issues with healthcare website
Obama acknowledges issues with healthcare website
News Liam La Guerre 10/23/2013 at 4:52PM

Although it was created to solve problems, Obamacare has been through a rough couple of weeks following the marketplace launch. People have complained about website crashes and other issues on healthcare.gov, where residents can find information about the Affordable Care Act or sign up for new health insurance coverage. The website has suffered because of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 10/22/2013 at 7:33AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast. High of 68. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 48. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North after midnight. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Quality-of-Life Town Hall [...]

Political Roundup: Officials rally for instant runoff voting
Political Roundup: Officials rally for instant runoff voting
Politics Queens Courier Staff 10/02/2013 at 1:58PM

HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB Local officials rally for ‘better, smarter, fairer’ instant runoff voting New York City lawmakers and advocacy groups rallied on the City Hall steps Wednesday to again push for an instant runoff system. Read more: CBS New York Obamacare sites look to improve after bumpy 1st day For millions of Americans trying [...]

Affordable Care Act: Exchange sign up starts October 1
News Liam La Guerre 9/25/2013 at 4:32PM

The first dose of the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, is nearly ready to start rolling. People can sign up for health insurance through the Health Care Marketplace starting on Tuesday, October 1, which will take effect when provisions of the legislation start on January 1, 2014. The sign-up period will continue until March 31, [...]