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Queens lawmaker wants fire hydrants tagged with markers
Queens lawmaker wants fire hydrants tagged with markers
Politics Melissa Chan 2/25/2014 at 11:34AM

All New York City hydrants should be tagged with high-flying flags to be spotted more easily during snowstorms, a Queens lawmaker is proposing. Councilmember Mark Weprin is reintroducing legislation this March that would require markers be placed at least three feet above hydrants.

NYC public schools remain open Wednesday
NYC public schools remain open Wednesday
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 2/05/2014 at 5:29AM

The Department of Education will keep all public schools open Wednesday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced, as the city expects icy conditions from its second snowstorm this week.

More snow on its way to NYC
More snow on its way to NYC
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/04/2014 at 10:23AM

Another storm is set to strike the area late Tuesday night into Wednesday, just as the city is recovering from a significant snowfall that dropped around eight inches on the city Monda

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/03/2014 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of snow. Snow will be heavy at times especially this morning. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches. Monday night: Scattered snow flurries and snow showers possible this evening. Becoming mostly clear later. Low 24. Winds N at 10 [...]

Decision to keep NYC public schools open upsets parents
Decision to keep NYC public schools open upsets parents
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 1/22/2014 at 11:41AM

All New York City public schools will remain open Wednesday, education officials announced, dashing hopes city students might have about getting a second snow day this month, and angering parents who had to send their kids off.

Hercules: Aftermath of the storm
Hercules: Aftermath of the storm
Central Maggie Hayes 1/03/2014 at 9:10AM

Queens residents woke up to more than half a foot of snow Friday morning as they prepared to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm.