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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/10/2013 at 8:23AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 77. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Wednesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 52. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/09/2013 at 8:21AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 75. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy with rain showers. Low of 55. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the South after midnight. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: A Celebration of [...]

Flood-resistant buildings to be installed on Rockaway Beach
Flood-resistant buildings to be installed on Rockaway Beach
South Cristabelle Tumola 3/28/2013 at 9:07AM

This summer it will be safe to go back in the water. Improved beachfront structures that adhere to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) new flood elevation standards will be installed at Rockaway Beach by Memorial Day weekend, according to the New York City Parks Department. These modern-looking lifeguard stands, comfort stations and offices will [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/05/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 46. Winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 36. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. EVENT OF THE DAY: 3rd Annual Queens [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/27/2013 at 8:15AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 50. Winds from the SE at 5 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then overcast [...]

Queens’ Morning
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/14/2013 at 7:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 43. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Much Ado About Nothing On opening night [...]

Star of Queens: John Cori, founder, Friends of Rockaway
Star of Queens: John Cori, founder, Friends of Rockaway
News Queens Courier Staff 1/28/2013 at 9:51AM

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: In September 2010, community activist John Cori started the group “Friends of Rockaway.” The volunteer-based organization focuses on protecting the Rockaway community, preserving and replenishing the “wonderful beach-going experience” for everyone. Cori works constantly with partner Eddie Pastore to get funds for preserving the area. Cori is also a member of the Rockaway [...]

Christmas tree collection to begin today
News Billy Rennison 1/02/2013 at 9:55AM

The presents have been opened, the stockings unstuffed and the time is coming to take down the decorations and dispose of your Christmas tree. Beginning Wednesday, January 2, the Department of Sanitation will collect the Christmas trees that have been placed curbside.  All trees should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands. The program [...]

FDNY determines cause of Breezy Point, other Sandy fires
FDNY determines cause of Breezy Point, other Sandy fires
South Cristabelle Tumola 12/26/2012 at 10:24AM

Two months after Sandy hit, the FDNY has determined the cause of most of the serious fires that occurred during the superstorm, including the Breezy Point blaze that decimated 126 homes and damaged 22 others, Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano announced this week. “A total of 21 serious fires occurred during the storm, destroying more than [...]