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NYPD issues social media rules for officers
NYPD issues social media rules for officers
News Queens Courier Staff 3/28/2013 at 2:51PM

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is patrolling the streets of the World Wide Web. According to the New York Daily News, the commissioner released a list of what the city’s 35,000 officers can and cannot put up on their personal social media sites. A three-page NYPD memo, obtained by The News, states “Members of the service should [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/18/2013 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with ice pellets. High of 36 with a windchill as low as 25F. Winds from the East at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90% . Monday night: Overcast with ice pellets and snow, then rain after midnight. Low of 36 with a windchill [...]

Pope Francis sends first tweet
Pope Francis sends first tweet
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/17/2013 at 12:28PM

The newly elected Pope Francis I, who held his first Sunday mass this morning, also sent his first tweet today from the @Pontifex account. “Dear friends, I thank you from my heart and I ask you to continue to pray for me. Pope Francis,” said the message. The same words were tweeted through the pope’s [...]

Pope publishes first tweet
Pope publishes first tweet
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/12/2012 at 1:10PM

Using the Twitter handle @Pontifex, Pope Benedict XVI sent out his first tweet Wednesday, saying “Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart.” As of noon, the pope already had around 834,000 followers. According to the Vatican, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/12/2012 at 7:48AM

 TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast. High of 45. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday Night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Jackson Heights Community Orchestra The newly-formed Jackson Heights Community Orchestra, launched by conductor Patricia Glunt, has scheduled its [...]

Anthony Weiner returns to Twitter for Sandy
Anthony Weiner returns to Twitter for Sandy
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/07/2012 at 2:32PM

Former Queens Congressmember Anthony Weiner has returned to Twitter for the first time since the sexual photo scandal that led to his resignation in June, 2011. Though he never deleted his account, @RepWeiner, the last Tweet he sent was on June 1 of last year. But around 10 a.m. Wednesday Weiner was active again. Despite [...]