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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/25/2013 at 7:56AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Clear. High of 73. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 55. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Moving Screening at Laughing Devil Comedy Club Long Island City’s Laughing Devil Comedy Club invites you to grab a bite, toss back a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/30/2013 at 7:23AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 72. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Jerks: The Show This late-night comedy showcase at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club in LIC on Friday, [...]

Op-Ed: Comprehensive initiatives to make New York City’s waterfront stronger
News Op-Ed 8/24/2013 at 11:51AM

MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s weekly radio address New York City’s waterfront is an incredible resource that contributes to the great quality of life we New Yorkers enjoy. It’s also a backyard for millions of families and our first line of defense against future storms and flooding. We’re hard [...]

Fed money to help businesses bounce back after Sandy
Fed money to help businesses bounce back after Sandy
News Melissa Chan 8/23/2013 at 3:19PM

Small businesses in the borough will get nearly $200,000 in federal aid to bounce back after Sandy. The two-year grant will be given to the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), representatives from the borough announced late last week. The package is part of the more than $6 million the Small Business Administration (SBA) gave to [...]

Doctors of the World to open free clinic in the Rockaways
Doctors of the World to open free clinic in the Rockaways
South Maggie Hayes 8/09/2013 at 9:26AM

Doctors of the World are coming local – to the Rockaways, intending to boost the area’s health care. The international network of doctors has 14 locations worldwide which combined work in 79 countries and recently signed a lease to open a free primary health care clinic at 2-30 Beach 102nd Street, making the Rockaways the [...]

Stringer wants to create Sandy Audit Bureau if elected comptroller
Stringer wants to create Sandy Audit Bureau if elected comptroller
Politics Maggie Hayes 8/07/2013 at 12:14PM

Manhattan Borough President and City Comptroller candidate Scott Stringer announced a plan to create a Sandy Audit Bureau within the Comptroller’s office if elected. The Sandy unit, a team of “professionals and experts,” would track the incoming $15 billion in federal aid and ensure the post-storm recovery money is spent “wisely and efficiently.” Stringer said [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/05/2013 at 7:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 81. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Free screening of Despicable Me at Astoria Park Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. presents movie night [...]

Renderings leaked of potential Manhattan soccer stadium at Pier 40
Renderings leaked of potential Manhattan soccer stadium at Pier 40
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/02/2013 at 12:42PM

Renderings of a possible stadium for the new Major League Soccer (MLS) team, New York City Football Club, made their way onto the Internet yesterday. The renderings were made in 2012 by the organization, but it is not known who leaked them online. “This rendering was a conceptual design that Major League Soccer produced when [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/24/2013 at 7:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 86. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 68. Winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Shakespeare at  Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Hip to Hip Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/15/2013 at 7:12AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 95. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 79. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Jamaica [...]