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Sandy toll rises to 43 following Queens man’s death
Sandy toll rises to 43 following Queens man’s death
South Cristabelle Tumola 11/12/2012 at 12:39PM

After a Far Rockaway man succumbed to injuries resulting from Sandy, the superstorm’s death toll in New York City is now at 43, said the NYPD. Albert McSwain, 77, a retired custodian at the New York City Police Academy, passed away at Jamaica Hospital on Saturday, November 10, after he was found seriously injured at [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/12/2012 at 7:22AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 63. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain showers after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 52. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. EVENT of the DAY: Opening Party – Geisha: The [...]

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News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:04AM

Today’s Weather Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Event of the Day: William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” E Phoenix Idealis Theater, Inc. delivers this classic story for a modern audience. Directed by Rachel Alt and Ben [...]

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News Billy Rennison 9/28/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 74. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches [...]

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News Cristabelle Tumola 9/19/2012 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 70. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Clear. Low of 57. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Rent A White Guy: The Musical A new multilingual musical tale about the life of foreigners living in [...]

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News Billy Rennison 8/30/2012 at 6:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 72. West wind around 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: After School Special-Laughing Devil Comedy Club  Join Jesse Jones as he brings his rowdy comic buddies to this weekly show. After School Special is a [...]

College Point kids may get back on the bus
College Point kids may get back on the bus
News Melissa Chan 4/06/2012 at 9:21AM

A bi-partisan bill could see full school buses pulling away from J.H.S. 194 once again. Legislation passed by the State Senate and Assembly — that now awaits Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sign-off — would allow seventh and eighth grade students in the city to regain eligibility for school bus service. In May 2010, the city Department [...]

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Police involved in Sean Bell shooting get canned
Police involved in Sean Bell shooting get canned
News Michael Pantelidis 3/24/2012 at 1:18PM

Police involved in Sean Bell shooting get canned The cops that gunned down Sean Bell, the Queens man killed on his wedding day in a 50-shot fusillade, will be drummed out of the department, the NYPD said Friday. Detective Gescard Isnora, who fired the shot that touched off the senseless 2006 killing, was found to [...]

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