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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/21/2013 at 6:49AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, then overcast with a chance of snow and a chance of rain. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 21. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of snow in the [...]

LI girl joins president for gun reform announcement
LI girl joins president for gun reform announcement
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/18/2013 at 9:22AM

When President Obama announced his plan to reduce gun violence Wednesday, he was joined by children from around the country who wrote him letters after the Sandy Hook tragedy expressing their concerns about gun violence and school safety. One of those children was Hinna Zeejah, a third-grader from Oceanside, Long Island. According to Newsday, when Zeejah asked her [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/16/2013 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with ice pellets and snow, then a chance of snow and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 41. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90% . Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the West at 5 to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/11/2013 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 48. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Friday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 43. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the [...]

Obama names Queens native Jack Lew as treasury secretary
Obama names Queens native Jack Lew as treasury secretary
Central Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 3:39PM

Queens is coming to the cabinet. President Obama officially nominated his chief of staff, Queens native Jacob “Jack” Lew, for secretary of the treasury Thursday. “As a kid growing up in Queens, I had dreams of making a difference in the world,” said Lew at the nomination announcement. The 57–year-old, who resided on Yellowstone Boulevard [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Urinetown: The Musical Winner of three Tony awards and one of the most uproariously funny musicals [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/24/2012 at 7:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of rain. High of 39 with a windchill as low as 25F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the ESE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%. Monday Night: Overcast with snow and rain, then rain after midnight. Low of [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Maggie Hayes 10/06/2012 at 9:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Saturday: Partly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Possible afternoon showers. Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low of 48. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Unarmed Guardsman shot by NYPD wanted to be a cop: mother The unarmed Army National Guardsman who was pulled over on [...]

Poll: New York voters support Obamacare, favor Gov. Cuomo
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/17/2012 at 1:11PM

A new poll conducted by Siena College found that the majority of voters in New York state want to see the Affordable Care Act implemented, and still favor Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The poll of registered voters found that 53 percent want to see Obamacare fully implemented and 37 percent want to see it repealed. “Overall, [...]

Obama says same-sex marriage should be legal
News Jay Lane 5/09/2012 at 3:27PM

President Obama said Wednesday that he believes same-sex marriage should be legal. “At a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married,” Obama told ABC’s Robin Roberts in an interview at the White [...]