Get up and shine, Queens! Here’s everything you need to know to start your Monday off right.
First, today’s weather:
Partly sunny. High: 42 Low: 31.
Here are the top news in Queens today:
- Police launched an investigation on Saturday after finding body parts Long Island Expressway in a Queens. Authorities were called to the area near Exit 23 around 3:30 p.m. to report on body parts found on the highway. according to NYPDThe responding officers found the remains of a man who has not yet been identified. (WPIX 11 New York)
- a Queens An elected city councilwoman prepares for a confrontation with her new colleagues over rules requiring council members and staff to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Vicky Palladino It stated that its employees “will in no way be required” to disclose their vaccination status. The elected councilwoman declined to confirm or deny her special status, saying it was “a private matter between me and my doctor.” (New York Post)
- a Queens sleeping man in Port Authority Midtown The bus station early Saturday was equipped with a small arsenal of weapons. port authority Cops came across 36 years Francisco Vicente At about 4 a.m., he took a nap in the north wing of the building in a lounge reserved for passengers with tickets. When officers searched the man after he admitted he didn’t have a ticket, they found an assault rifle, two loaded magazines, dozens of rounds of ammunition, and a 7-inch Boy’s knife. He also had small amounts of crack and marijuana on him. (Yahoo! Sports)
- A 61-year-old Asian woman was hit in the head by a stone inside Queens In what could be a hate crime. salads with NYPD He said the accident happened on Friday, just after 8 a.m. 89 . Street in a
Ma Moved to Elmhurst Hospital Where she is currently in critical condition. (Fox 5 New York)
. According to reports, QuiYing what She was out of her apartment when she was 33 years old Elisaul Perez He approached her and hit her in the head with a stone.
- Governor Governor Kathy Hoshol Recently announced 10 winners of the “Vaccine, Educate, Graduate” Vaccine Incentive Program in New York. Parents and guardians of children aged 5-11 who receive the first dose of the vaccine by December 19th can enter the “Vaccination, Education and Graduation” incentive program for a chance to win a full scholarship for any two or four years State University of New York or New York City college or university for their children. The scholarship includes tuition, room, and board for full-time study. (ny.gov)
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- Queens Botanic Garden: Winter Wonder Countdown: It’s Just 7 Days From Now, Saturday, 12/4! At this free, family-friendly event you can sing to live music performances, watch tree and candlelight lighting, make holiday crafts, take a tree ride, and take selfies With Santa Claus (donations are welcome), take advantage of the discounts at QBG Store! Enjoy a selection of drinks at the Holiday Bar for purchase.” (Facebook)
- Queens Botanic Garden: 🎁 Gift-giving Pro tip! Giving such great demo gifts, the Festive Wreath Workshops are going live next Sunday, 12/5! There are only a few places left, so make sure to grab a Tix soon!” (Facebook social networking site)
- Queens Museum: On December 5th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., join Year of Uncertainty members Alex Stada, Tally Keren, Tecumseh Caesar, and Flushing Bay rangers in Call to Care: Protecting Flushing Creek by Nature Rights. Strategies and Perspectives Provided by legal practitioners and researchers, Leader Harry Wallace and Rebecca Bratspies, this program aims to explore new ways to protect Flushing Creek – rooted in nature rights and original thinking.” (Facebook)
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– Miranda Ferracchio
About me: Miranda Ferracchio was born and raised in Rhode Islander. She works as a freelance copywriter for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and as an assistant producer on a live storytelling show in Chicago. She holds a degree in Writing, Rhetoric, and Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island. In her spare time, you can find her traveling, hiking or photographing her neighborhood as a street photographer.