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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: A mix of clouds and sun. High 49. Winds light and variable. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low 38. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: LEGACY: Photographs from Emily Fisher Landau’s Gift to the Whitney Museum of American Art

LEGACY: Photographs from Emily Fisher Landau’s Gift to the Whitney Museum of American Art at the Fisher Landau Center for Arts in Long Island City. The collection includes 419 works, namely installations, sculptures, drawings, photographs, etc. by numerous key figures in contemporary American Art. FREE. Exhibition hours are Thursday through Monday, noon to 5 p.m. The Fisher Landau Center for Arts is located at 38-27 30th Street Long Island City. Through March 31. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Queens resident killed in Metro-North train derailment

A Queens resident was one of four people who died Sunday morning when a Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx, according to published reports. Read more: The Queens Courier

Bill de Blasio to meet Sheldon Silver, Democrats key to his tax hike plan

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will pay a visit Monday to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s annual holiday luncheon for his Democratic members, the Daily News has learned. Read more: New York Daily News

Crackdown on subway beggars straining NYPD resources

The NYPD is cracking down on subway panhandlers — and sources said the initiative is taking precious manpower away from preventing iPhone thefts and shoving incidents, The Post has learned. Read more: New York Post

Higher tolls take effect on NJ-NY crossings

Motorists are now paying more to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey when they drive from New Jersey into New York City. Read more: NBC New York

Activists gather in Times Square for World AIDS Day

A throng of activists rallied in Times Square Sunday to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day. Read more: CBS New York