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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/26/2014 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Some clouds early. Mostly sunny skies along with windy conditions this afternoon. High 37. Winds NW at 25 to 35 mph. Wednesday night: Clear skies. Low 22. Winds NW at 20 to 30 mph.

Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Northeast Melissa Chan 2/11/2013 at 10:47AM

He died a hero in his mother’s eyes and a potential enemy to his country. Now the family of Mohammed Salman Hamdani, the Bayside hero found wrongly accused of having ties to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, will have his cleared name on a street sign. “He was a kind, compassionate and humble American. The most [...]

Cantor Fitzgerald donates $10M to Sandy victims
Business Maggie Hayes 1/18/2013 at 9:53AM

A firm that was significantly affected by the 9/11 attacks has taken the latest disaster, Sandy, and turned it into hope. The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has donated $10 million to storm victims. “We understand the tremendous loss that has shaken so many families,” said Howard Lutnick, Chair and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC [...]

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 [...]

9/11 first responders suffer mental, physical anguish
9/11 first responders suffer mental, physical anguish
News Alexa Altman 9/11/2012 at 1:20PM

Alex Sanchez remembers the bang. It thundered through lower Manhattan, said Sanchez, who at first thought the sound was a truck crashing into a building. The Harlem resident, who at the time worked as a janitor for New York University, heard the clamor as he walked a co-worker to 100 Centre Street for a hearing. [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 12:44PM

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man Anthony Weiner wanted to do more than share his crotch shots with women online, his former X-rated chat buddy claims. Traci Nobles, who came forward as one of the New York politician’s sexting partners earlier this year, told Radaronline.com that he wanted to have a threesome [...]

Through the lens of Rafael Octavio Gonzalez
Through the lens of Rafael Octavio Gonzalez
Arts & Music Steve Mosco 10/17/2011 at 1:20PM

Far away from the static realm of everyday photography lies the work of Rafael Octavio Gonzalez. The Long Island City-bred artist puts a luminescent spin on the lens – surrounding the viewer and bringing the past and present together in one intimate, yet all-encompassing, image. His images are currently being presented in an ongoing exhibition [...]

Residents Gather to Mark Tenth Anniversary of 9/11
Residents Gather to Mark Tenth Anniversary of 9/11
News Jessica Lyons 10/12/2011 at 2:04PM

North Shore Towers residents were joined by local elected officials and members of law enforcement as they marked the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Board President Bob Ricken began by acknowledging Towers residents Tom Lyons and Todd Heiman. Lyons responded to Ground Zero following the attacks while Heiman worked at [...]