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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/03/2014 at 7:22AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Sunny to partly cloudy. High around 60. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Rain showers early becoming a steady light rain overnight. Low 41. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/30/2013 at 7:51AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 39. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Monday Night: A few clouds. Low 24. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Holiday Puppet Party Workshop Children become puppet makers and performers at the Holiday Puppet Party Workshop at the Museum of the Moving Image. In this [...]

Political Roundup: Schumer backs Vallone
Political Roundup: Schumer backs Vallone
Politics Queens Courier Staff 10/07/2013 at 3:38PM

Senator Schumer endorses Paul Vallone  U.S. Senator Charles Schumer endorsed City Council candidate Paul Vallone for the District 19 seat on Monday. “I have known the Vallone family for decades and their respected name and commitment to public service have made the people of Queens proud to call them their own,” Schumer said. Vallone was recently [...]

Local pols praise Supreme Court DOMA ruling
Local pols praise Supreme Court DOMA ruling
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 6/26/2013 at 4:36PM

Local politicians, including several openly gay and married elected officials, praised the Supreme Court’s decision striking down a law which denied same-sex couples the legal protections afforded to heterosexual spouses. “When I realized that I was gay, I thought that all of those things that I dreamed about would be denied to me. And in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/18/2013 at 6:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers in the morning, then overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 81. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Tuesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 66. Winds [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/26/2013 at 8:11AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy with rain showers. High of 48. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 36. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Ashley Garrett – Slate House Acumen Project [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/27/2013 at 8:15AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 50. Winds from the SE at 5 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then overcast [...]

To your health
Editorial Billy Rennison 7/12/2012 at 12:15PM

It’s like the 1960s all over again. As the United States Supreme Court upheld parts of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), it harkened back to June of 1965, when the country — and our bipartisan elected officials — were divided over Medicare. With a Cold War mentality, many feared that Medicare meant socialism — [...]

What the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act means to Queens
Health Liam La Guerre 7/02/2012 at 7:21PM

Last week, President Barack Obama’s landmark legislation to supply health care to most Americans was upheld by a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling, and soon many uninsured Queens residents will have access to doctors, hospitals and preventive medicine. The constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which was passed in 2010, had been questioned by lawmakers [...]

Queens politicians react to Affordable Care Act
News Billy Rennison 6/28/2012 at 12:10PM

Just after 10 a.m. the Supreme Court handed down its ruling upholding President Barack Obama’s health care plan. The court ruled 5-4 that the Affordable Care Act was constitutional. Shortly after the decision, Queens politicians took to Twitter to comment on the ruling. Here’s a collection the pol’s reactions: Congressmember Gregory Meeks: “ACA ensures children [...]