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Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/25/2012 at 10:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 45. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 32. Winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph. Hurricane Sandy’s 21 most serious fires caused by sea water hitting electrical [...]

Bloomberg says new boardwalks will be concrete
Bloomberg says new boardwalks will be concrete
News Terence M. Cullen 12/04/2012 at 8:30AM

Worries about splinters when walking barefoot in the Rockaways might be gone by next summer under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to restore the boardwalk. But others say rebuilding the span should not be priority number one. The mayor told the editorial board of The Wave, the Rockaway’s local weekly newspaper, that it probably won’t be [...]

30 NYC schools looted after Sandy
30 NYC schools looted after Sandy
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 11/28/2012 at 4:49PM

In addition to homes and businesses, 30 schools have reported looting in some of the most Sandy-damaged areas, the New York City Department of Education told NY1. Looters took $100,000 worth of equipment from Scholars’ Academy in Rockaway Beach. According to NY1, the stolen goods included approximately 90 iPads, six to 10 iMacs and two [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 79. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Showcase Wednesday  Come to Resorts World Casino New York City to watch Crossing Midnight. The first [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 88. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 8/24/2012 at 8:40AM

Queens Friday, August 24 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Take a whale and dolphin watching cruise, leaving from Riis Landing in Rockaway. Reservations required. 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Come to an evening of dancing under the stars at Gorman Playground. There will be music, face painting for children, and a raffle drawing. Saturday, August 25 11 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/23/2012 at 7:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Cowboys & Aliens at Rockaway Beach Enjoy films, sand, waves and salty air at the same time in [...]

Weekend events in Queens
Weekend events in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 8/17/2012 at 4:40PM

Friday, August 17 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Both children and adults are invited to a fundraising event at the Forest Park Carousel to raise money for programs and services for those who have Alzheimer’s. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., “Taxi Driver” at the Museum of the Moving Image: Martin Scorsese’s dark, dyspeptic view of New York, made [...]

Restorations means Rockaway’s rocking
News Terence M. Cullen 8/14/2012 at 4:24PM

Rockaway is rocking its way to a promising destination for beachgoers. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe ceremoniously cut the ribbon on Monday, August 6, at the completed $30 million restoration of areas of eastern Rockaway beach. The restoration included a 15,700-square-foot skateboard park, handball and basketball courts, playgrounds, climbing wall, performance space, [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 8/10/2012 at 1:22PM

QUEENS Friday, August 10  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Attend the Star Wars Reading Day at the Long Island City branch of the Queens Library for a chance to win prizes and receive Star Wars giveaways. This reading day will feature a Star Wars craft station and other activities. 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Come for an [...]