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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/13/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: A mix of clouds and sun. High 33. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 26. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Carols and Car Races Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist and composer Amanda Monaco brings her quartet Formula [...]

Rockaway woman honored at White House as ‘Champion of Change’
South Maggie Hayes 8/02/2013 at 1:44PM

Sandy brought forth countless “Champions of Change,” one of whom the White House recognized in an event honoring Americans striving to improve their communities through technology and civic participation. Jessica Klein, a Rockaway resident, civic hacker and designer, received the Champion of Change award for her work through the website www.rockawayhelp.org. Klein co-founded the site [...]

Queens Library leader recognized by White House
Queens Library leader recognized by White House
News Queens Courier Staff 6/17/2013 at 2:43PM

A Queens Library leader won a national honor last week for being a “Champion of Change” for cultural institutions in her community. Jennifer Manley, the vice president of government and community affairs for the Queens Public Library, was one of 12 people in the nation this year to be recognized as an advocate for museums [...]

WATCH: Obama publicly takes oath for second term
WATCH: Obama publicly takes oath for second term
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/21/2013 at 12:50PM

Though President Obama was officially sworn into office yesterday, because Inauguration Day, January 20, fell on a Sunday, the public ceremony took place today. Again, Chief Justice John Roberts administrated the oath, but Obama used different bibles than he did the day before. Yesterday, he used a bible that belonged to first lady Michelle Obama’s [...]

WATCH: President Obama sworn in for second term
WATCH: President Obama sworn in for second term
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/20/2013 at 2:08PM

Ahead of tomorrow’s public  inauguration festivities, President Obama was sworn in for his second term during an official ceremony at the White House Sunday. The president, who was joined by his family, used a bible belonging to first lady Michelle Obama’s grandparents to take the oath. Unlike the time Chief Justice John Roberts swore Obama in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/26/2012 at 7:36AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 46. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT of the DAY: Selections from “The Nutcracker” with the Ohman School of Ballet Come to [...]

New York voters favor Cuomo as governor, not as president
New York voters favor Cuomo as governor, not as president
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/25/2012 at 3:10PM

The majority of voters in New York state said that Governor Andrew Cuomo is doing a good job in his current position, but aren’t as enthusiastic about him running for president in 2016, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Cuomo’s approval rating was 73 percent, and was viewed favorably among [...]