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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 52. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night :Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 39. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of rain 50%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Working Life in Meiji Japan 1868-1912

The Resobox Gallery in Long Island City presents Working Life in Meiji Japan 1868-1912, an exhibition of 19th century hand-colored photographs of Japanese entrepreneurial class culture from The Burns Archive. The exhibit’s images feature the best of Japanese photographs that were made to show the perceived exotic nature of Japan to the West. The exhibit is on display through December 5. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Ousted stop-frisk judge’s lawyer slams NYC motion

A lawyer for the federal judge removed from cases concerning the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy said Sunday that the city’s attempt to have her orders vacated is bringing “character assassination into the judicial process.” Read more: NBC New York

Reading, writing textbooks recommended by Department of Education are ‘loaded with errors’: teachers

Teachers across the city are reporting problems with the new reading and writing textbooks recommended by the Department of Education. Read more: New York Daily News 

Bryant Park shooting suspect facing arraignment

The 16-year-old suspect in the double shooting in Bryant Park over the weekend is expected to be arraigned Monday. Read more: ABC New York

Today’s PG-13 movies more violent than 1980′s ‘R’ films: study

Modern-day PG-13 movies, such as “The Hunger Games” and “The Avengers,” are more violent than 1980s-era R-rated movies like “The Untouchables,” according to a new study. Read more: NBC New York

Typhoon-hit victims in Philippines plead for aid

Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. Read more: AP

Queens’ Morning Roundup


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TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 63. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain showers after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 52. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

EVENT of the DAY: Opening Party – Geisha: The Golden Years 1870-1890

Tonight is the opening party for the exhibition Geisha: The Golden Years 1870-1890 at the Resobox Gallery in Long Island City. The  hand-colored photographs of Geisha and Maiko were used by Dr. Stanley Burns and his daughter Elizabeth to create the book, “Geisha: A Photographic History 1872-1912,” and to show the exotic nature of Japan to the West. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Rockaways homeowners still without power 13 days after Hurricane Sandy

Slow-as-molasses brass of the Long Island Power Authority failed to restore electricity to a storm-battered block of Arverne in the Rockaway Peninsula — even though it passed an electrical inspection with flying colors three days ago. Read more: New York Daily News

Cuomo to seek $30 billion in aid for storm relief

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo plans to ask the federal government for at least $30 billion in disaster aid to help New York City and other affected areas of the state recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, according to top administration officials. Read more: New York Times

Battery Tunnel reopens Monday morning but only for express buses into Manhattan

The Battery Tunnel will reopen Monday morning, but only for express buses into Manhattan, officials announced Sunday. Read more: New York Daily News

Gawkers head to NY’s storm-ravaged neighborhoods

Garbage trucks, hulking military vehicles and mud-caked cars move slowly through a Staten Island waterfront neighborhood still reeling from Superstorm Sandy’s storm surge. Then comes an outlier: a spotless SUV with three passengers peering out windows at a mangled home choked with sea grass. Read more: Wall Street Journal

Israeli pilot in JFK bust

An Israeli pilot was busted at Kennedy Airport for trying to bring a retractable baton onto a flight, officials said yesterday. Read more: New York Post

Info emerges about 2nd woman in Petraeus case

As questions swirl about the extramarital affair that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, the retired general and his biographer, Paula Broadwell, have been quiet about details of their relationship. Read more: AP