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Queens’ Morning Roundup

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morning roundup


Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 88. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with rain showers. Low of 73F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Dahdoo Ensemble

Come see the Dahdoo Ensemble at Thomas P. Noonan Jr. Playground at 7 p.m. for a free evening of Middle Eastern music.  Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Only one Queens borough president candidate supports proposed QueensWay rail park

Only one of the four candidates running for Queens Borough President is enthusiastically supporting an ambitious proposal to transform an abandoned rail line into a High Line-type park. Read more: New York Daily News

New York City reading and math test scores available online

New York City parents can check an online database to see how their public school children performed on new state reading and math exams this spring. Read more: AP

Speed cameras to go into effect near city schools September 9

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan have announced that the speed camera pilot program would roll out at yet-to-be-determined locations near schools citywide beginning the first day of school, Monday, September 9. Read more: The Queens Courier 

Report: Mets expect Matt Harvey to undergo Tommy John surgery

Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, a potentially devastating injury for the pitcher that had given the floundering New York Mets reason to be hopeful about their future. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Obama taps allies as US weighs action over ‘moral obscenity’ of Syria gas attack

The diplomatic push ahead of a possible U.S.-led military strike on Syria intensified Tuesday as the White House prepared to release intelligence evidence alleging the use of chemical weapons by Bashar Assad’s military. Read more: NBC News