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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 [...]

Wounded Warriors Adaptive Water Sports Festival will go on as planned
South Liam La Guerre 7/05/2013 at 3:48PM

The show will go on. Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder helped acquire the use of a new dock for the Wounded Warriors 10th annual Adaptive Water Sports Festival, so now the event can continue as planned. Each year the water sports festival by the Wounded Warriors Project, an organization dedicated to empowered injured soldiers, provides the multi-day sports [...]

Rockaway ferry service extended through Labor Day
South Maggie Hayes 7/03/2013 at 4:27PM

Rockaway residents rejoice: ferry service has now been expanded through to Labor Day. The weekday ferry service between the Rockaways and Lower Manhattan will continue to operate on its current schedule, now all the way through early September. “Continuing [the ferry’s] operation through Labor Day weekend is critical in addressing transportation needs and an integral [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/12/2013 at 8:13AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 81. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 61. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Monthly Jazz Jam at  Flushing Town Hall Come [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/06/2013 at 8:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast. High of 70. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Overcast with rain showers. Low of 64. Winds from the SE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Comedian Adam Sank Widely recognized for his appearances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, comedian [...]

Rockaway Ferry service extended for at least six more weeks
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/29/2013 at 11:25AM

Though the A train is returning to the Rockaways tomorrow, the ferry is still going to continue, at least until July. Rockaway Ferry weekday service between the peninsula and Manhattan has been extended for the next six weeks, with the possibility of continuing through Labor Day weekend, city officials announced Tuesday. The ferry will also [...]

Full A train service returns to Rockaways May 30
Full A train service returns to Rockaways May 30
South Cristabelle Tumola 5/16/2013 at 1:07PM

Almost seven months after Sandy significantly damaged the A train in the Rockaways, the subway will fully start running in the area on May 30, the MTA announced today. The storm washed-out 1,500 feet of tracks, and damaged miles of signal, power and communications wires. Two stations were also completely flooded and needed to be [...]