Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Afternoon Buzz: Trump signs order to roll back climate policies, Police arrest crime family members for alleged loansharking

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Tuesday, March 28

Top Stories 
• President Trump signed an executive order that rolls back on former President Obama’s climate policies.

• Chelsea Market in Manhattan was evacuated after a fire erupted on the roof.

Queens News
• Police arrested 10 Bonanno crime family members for an alleged loansharking operation.

• Eight men were arrested in a police prostitution sting in Jackson Heights.

• A woman crashed her SUV into the Skyline diner in Floral Park.

Subway Status 
• 1, 2 and 3 trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at 34 St-Penn Station.

• Southbound R and W train are running with delays due to signal problems at City Hall.

• Some southbound R trains are running on the Q line from Canal St to DeKalb Av.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between NY 25; Queens Blvd and Morgan Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvdand Exit 8 – Main St.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Nets (16-57) are hosting the visiting 76ers at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (46-26-4) continue their west coast trip against the Sharks at 10:30 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• New Girl (FOX, 8 p.m.) – While Jess is staying with her dad in Portland, the two are instrumental in helping one another with their love lives. Nick seeks Reagan-relationship help from a reluctant Aly; and Schmidt considers using his first name.

• DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – (CW, 9 p.m.) – After obtaining the Spear of Destiny, the Legion of Doom rewrites reality, leaving the Legends changed, perhaps forever. The Legends’ and the world’s hopes rest with Rory, but being the “hero” is not easy for him.

• The Americans (FX, 10 p.m.) – Philip and Elizabeth have qualms about a new assignment while a specter from Philip’s past creates unforeseen dangers. Elsewhere: Stan makes a shocking play that could throw his career into turmoil.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Luther – A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Hulu: The Phantom of the Opera – A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. He kidnaps the soprano and forces the owners of the play to keep her as the lead role of the play.

Amazon Video: Gremlins – A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Sunny & Spacious Co-op w/ 1 bedroom, large EIK. Close to park and transportation.  Very low maintenance.  Asking $165,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – South Ozone Park- 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, fully finished basement with outside entrance. All new roof, sliding, brick, electric, plumbing, windows, hardwood floors. Asking $569,900  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

Local Eats of the Day

Saw Shack
Located at 84-22 37th Ave.

Enjoy a Saw dinner combination with over 30 choices served with pork fried rice and egg roll or soup.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Jackson Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Legal Aid Society: Know Your Rights! PS212, 34-25 82nd St.

• Ridgewood – 7 p.m. – District 24 Community Education Council March meeting. P.S. 88 Seneca School, 6085 Catalpa Ave.

• Sunnyside - 7 p.m. – 108th Community Council Meeting.  Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

Tech Tip of the Day 

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March 28th, 2017 at 4:19 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Zara Realty

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Tuesday, March 28

Weather
• Rain throughout the day with a high of 54 degrees.

Top Stories
• The officer who fatally shot Ramarley Graham resigned from the NYPD.

• The Canadian government is aiming to legalize marijuana by July 2018.

• A hedge fund executive who lost billions in Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme jumped to his death in Manhattan. 

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Lights, Camera, Music Tues Mar 28th 3pm The Astoria Symphony Orchestra presents Hollywood hits from classic romances, westerns, fantasies, and space thrillers$40Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave, Bayside 
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Queens News
• A Maspeth man is matching funds donated to the family of the slain Bronx EMT.

• More homophobic graffiti appeared on State Senator Michael Gianaris’ Queens office.

• A state panel approved familial DNA searching for New York State, which Queens lawmakers had been pushing for.

Politics
• Voters are generally in support of major aspects of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed state budget, a new poll finds.

 A court lifted a stay that state lawmakers were using to withhold $69 million from New York schools.

Entertainment
• The Cash Cab is returning to the New York City streets.

• Rejoice True Detective fans. A third season of the show is in production. 

Buzzing Back

• In 1979 Nuclear accident at Three Mile Island occurred

• In 1986 singer/songwriter Lady Gaga is born in NYC, New York

Opinion
 New York needs to divest in fossil fuel companies, Bill Lipton writes in the NY Daily News.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $25 billion jobs plan has left New York with little to show for, the NY Post says.

In the Blogs
• A Chinese artist and activist will build over 100 fence installations across New York City this year, including spots in Brooklyn and Queens.

• An elderly man was robbed inside an Astoria elevator.

Trending in New York
• #BatesMotel
• Flynn
• #NYKvsDET
• #RobotHipHop
 #HappyBirthdayLadyGaga

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (35-28-12) fell to the Predators at home, 3-1.

• The Knicks (28-46) topped the Pistons at the Garden, 109-95.

• The Nets (16-57) are hosting the visiting 76ers at 7:30 p.m.

•The Rangers (46-26-4) continue their west coast trip against the Sharks at 10:30 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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An Evening with Paul Simon Wed Apr 5th 7-9pm Legendary musician and Queens native Paul Simon will play an intimate concert to benefit the nonprofit organization Friends of Materials for the Arts that fosters art education. Tkts are $500 and tax deductible. MFTA, 33-00 Northern Blvd, LIC
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Real Estate
• Silvershore Properties, which owns buildings in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, is looking to unload half of its holdings.

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Sunny & Spacious Co-op w/ 1 bedroom, large EIK. Close to park and transportation.  Very low maintenance.  Asking $165,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Glendale – Large legal 3 family home, all updated! 6 rooms/6 rooms/3 rooms.  Garage, private driveway and yard.  Near all.  Asking $1,388,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – Flushing – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on 32nd Avenue for $505,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Despite the explosive PR nightmare, Samsung might sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7.

• Facebook has launched a tool to make it easier to find your local politicians. 

Events
• Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – File Your Taxes FREE!  Assemblyman David Weprin’s Office, 185-06 Union Tpke.

• Maspeth – 11 a.m. – 375th Anniversary of Maspeth Cake Cutting Ceremony.  Maspeth Federal Savings, 69th St & Grand Ave.

• Sunnyside – Noon – Spring on Skillman: Restaurant Week 

• Bayside – 12:15 p.m. – Yoga @ The Castle.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue

• Woodside – 4 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer visits the Woodside Houses Community Center. Woodside Community Center, 50-19 Broadway.

• Jackson Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Legal Aid Society: Know Your Rights! PS212, 34-25 82nd Street

• Ridgewood – 7 p.m. – District 24 Community Education Council March meeting. P.S. 88 Seneca School, 6085 Catalpa Ave.

• Sunnyside - 7 p.m. – 108th Community Council Meeting.  Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th Street

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March 28th, 2017 at 1:48 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Driver fatally struck on George Washington Bridge, Astoria building tagged with anti-gay graffiti

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Monday, March 27

Top Stories 
• The House Intel chair secretly met with a White House source before revealing that Trump was “incidentally monitored” by intelligence agencies.

• A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run truck driver on the George Washington Bridge.

Queens News
• Vandals painted an anti-gay message on an Astoria office building for the third time.

• Officials found $1 million in heroin stashed in a dog crate at JFK Airport.

• A new program is targeting the opioid addiction epidemic in the Rockaway Peninsula.

Subway Status 
• Due to signal problems at Lexington Av-53 St, southbound E and Metropolitan Av-bound M trains are running with delays

• Some Metropolitan Av-bound M trains are running on the F line from 36 St to 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Accident on Grand Central Parkway eastbound at Exit 23 – Cross Island Parkway Winchester Avenue. Right lane block.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway westbound between 102nd Street and Exit 4 – I-278 West BQE.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway and Morgan Avenue.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Exit 26 – Francis Lewis Boulevard and Exit 22B – Van Wyck Expressway I-678/College Point Boulevard.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Boulevard and Exit 8 – Main Street.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 29B – Tillary Street and Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Atlantic Avenue and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Knicks (27-46) host the Detroit Pistons at MSG. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (35-27-12) welcome the Nashville Predators to Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

The Voice (NBC, 8 p.m.) – The battle round continues with advisers Luke Bryan, Celine Dion, DJ Khaled and John Legend. Included: Alicia Keys and DJ Khaled create unprecedented battle arrangements; and Adam Levine shows tough love to bring out the best in two artists.

Jane the Virgin (CW, 9 p.m) – Jane is ready to get back into the dating game, so she enlists the help of Rafael and Petra. Meanwhile, Alba tries being an independent woman; Petra discovers that Chuck has been talking to the police

Bates Motel (A&E, 10 p.m.) – Norman checks in a special guest at the motel; Dylan grapples with devastating news; and Sam and Madeleine face a crossroads in their marriage.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits – Chappelle tackles racially charged run-ins celebrity scandals and fatherly dilemmas at Austin’s Moody Theater.

Hulu: Parks And Recreation Season 2 – Leslie and the parks department return to work after three months, only to be told by state auditors that the budget crisis still looms.

Amazon Prime: Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 1 – The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself in with his friends and complete strangers.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Flushing – One family home located in Auburndale section. Totally renovated, open concept kitchen/dining area w/ sliders to private yard, hardwood floors, finished basement.  Move in condition! Asking $885,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale – Maspeth – Semi-detached large one family, 4-5 bedrooms, large private yard for entertainment, 2 car garage, finished basement with bath. Asking $708,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

Local Eats of the Day

Court Square Diner
Located at 45-30 23rd St.

Enjoy their popular Grilled Cheese Sandwich or Chicken Fingers.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
Middle Village – 6 p.m. – Family Fun Night. Middle Village Library, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave.

• Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – Zumba Gold Workshop. Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 

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March 28th, 2017 at 7:10 am

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Morning Buzz: Police arrest fare-beaters in Flushing, Astoria man robbed at knifepoint

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Monday, March 27

Weather
• Rain in the morning and cloudy in the afternoon. High of 62.

Top Stories
• A shooting at a Cincinnati nightclub over the weekend left one person dead and 15 others injured.

• A cop who shot and killed an unarmed Bronx teen five years ago quit before he was fired by the NYPD.

• The Fearless Girl statue facing the Charging Bull on Wall Street will remain in place through February 2018.

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Spring on Skillman: Restaurant Week Now thru Sun Apr 2nd 12pm All local eateries are offering 2 courses for $19.10 (Skillman Ave was established in 1910), as well as drink specials. Here is a list of participating restaurants.
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Queens News
• Police arrested three people who tried to ride the bus for free in Flushing after they assaulted MTA employees.

• Two muggers robbed an 83-year-old man at knifepoint inside an elevator in Astoria.

• A Queens civic group is accusing a high school principal of keeping Catholic school students off their admissions list.

Politics
• A prominent police reformer and Broken Windows critic is challenging de Blasio in the Democratic primary.

• Mayor de Blasio was heckled by animal rights activists for failing to ban horse-drawn carriages.

Entertainment
• Actor Antonio Banderas has recovered from a heart attack in January.

Weekend Box Office
Beauty and the Beast (2017) – $88 million
Power Rangers (2017) – $40.5 million
Kong: Skull Island – $14.4 million
Life (2017) – $12.6 million
Logan – $10 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1939 March Madness is born

• In 1963 Director/Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino is born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Opinion
• The Daily News says victims of sexual assaults on college campuses should call the cops.

• The Post says sanctuary policies should not protect “thugs” from deportation.

In the Blogs
• Police are looking for three men and a woman who broke into a Woodside home and stole a $200 watch.

• DOT installed a new traffic signal on a Jackson Heights intersection.

Trending in New York
#TheWalkingDead
Kenya
Recap
#FinalFour
Jared Kushner

Scoreboard
• The NCAA Final Four is all set. North Carolina, South Carolina, Gonzaga and Oregon will compete for the National Championship.

• The Nets (16-57) topped the Atlanta Hawks, 107-92.

• The Rangers (46-26-4) fell to the Anaheim Ducks, 6-3.

• The Knicks (27-46) host the Detroit Pistons at MSG. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (35-27-12) welcome the Nashville Predators to Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Our Lady of Mercy RC Church, Forest Hills, seeking vendors for their annual Spring Fling being held on May 5 and 6. Small businesses, cottage industry crafters may highlight their wares at this event.  Please call 718-268-6143 for more information.
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Real Estate
• A young investor flipped Donald Trump’s old Queens home for 50 percent profit.

• For Sale – Flushing – One family home located in Auburndale section. Totally renovated, open concept kitchen/dining area w/ sliders to private yard, hardwood floors, finished basement.  Move in condition! Asking $870,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale – Elmhurst/Maspeth – One family brick , 3 bedrooms, oak floors, 3 bath, full walk in basement. Private driveway & yard. Move in condition! Asking $798,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• Sold – Elmhurst – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op at 92-02 Whitney Avenue for $263,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Two men allegedly robbed two businesses near Flushing on Saturday. According to police, the suspects took $6,000 from Green Garden Spa and $700 from the SUIY Internet Cafe, just hours apart.

• Two men robbed an 83-year-old man in Astoria on Saturday. According to authorities, one man held up a knife to the victim while the other removed a cell phone and $200 from him.

Events
Sunnyside – Noon – Spring on Skillman: Restaurant Week.

Astoria – Noon – Amtrak, Greater Astoria Historical Society celebrate Hell Gate Bridge Centennial. Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, 4th fl.

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March 28th, 2017 at 7:04 am

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Afternoon Buzz: House Republicans withdraw health-care bill, Off-duty cop arrested for drunk driving in Fresh Meadows

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Friday, March 24

Top Stories 
• House Republicans withdrew their health-care bill due to a lack of votes.

• A minor Amtrak train derailment suspended service into and out of Penn Station.

Queens News
• An off-duty cop was arrested for drunk driving after he crashed into three parked cars in Fresh Meadows.

• Police are searching for a man who stole $10,000 worth of gold bracelets from a Jamaica jewelry store.

• An Astoria woman is petitioning to add a family and pregnancy representative to the MTA’s advisory report.

Subway Status 
• Northbound 1 trains are running with delays due to signal problems at 34 St-Penn Station.

• 4, 5 and 6 trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at Canal St.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 lower level westbound to Exit 17E – I-278.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between NY 25; Queens Blvd and Atlantic Ave.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 31 – Cross Island Parkway.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expressway and Exit 19 – 188th St.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between I-495 Long Island Expressway and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Accident on I-495 westbound at Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge left lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 1B-2 – North Conduit Ave; NY 27 and Exit 8 – Main St.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
Friday
• The Nets are right back in action, this time against the Wizards in Washington at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (34-26-12) are in Pittsburgh for a 7 p.m. meeting with the Penguins.
Saturday
• The Islanders skate against the Bruins in Brooklyn at 7 p.m.
• The Rangers (45-25-4) are in Los Angeles to take on the Kings. Puck drops at 10:30 p.m.
Sunday
• The Nets take on the Hawks in Atlanta in a 1 p.m. matinee.
• The Knicks head to San Antonio to take on the Spurs. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.
• The Rangers continue their West Coast swing with a 9:30 p.m. meeting with the Anaheim Ducks.
What’s On TV Tonight
• Grimm (NBC, 8 p.m.) – The prophecy that was uncovered comes to pass when a dark force arrives in Portland with its eyes set on Diana. In an effort to protect her, Nick, along with Capt. Renard and Adalind, returns to the scene of his first investigation as a Grimm.
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (FOOD. 9 p.m.) – This trip, Guy Fieri’s going off the beaten path to check out some funky finds. In Charlotte, an eatery tucked inside a beer store slings crazy waffle creations. In Houston, a not-your-everyday fusion joint mashes up killer barbecue with sushi.• Fatal Affair (ID, 10 p.m.) – A teacher and his wife seem to have it all, until she disappears.

Tune In This WeekendSaturday 

• Give (NBC, Noon) – Jenna visits Brooklyn to meet NEBHDCo at its Golden Harvest Client-Choice Food Pantry in Bed-Stuy and Green City Force’s Urban Farm Corps at New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) farm in Canarsie.

Stream Picks of the Day
• Netflix: How to Get Away With Murder Season One – A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.
• Hulu: Fear the Walking Dead Season One – A Walking Dead spin-off, set in Los Angeles, following two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.• Amazon Video: Good Girls Revolt Season One – A look at the personal and professional lives of employees at an American news magazine in the late 1960s.

Real Estate
• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Mar 25th 2-4pm  57-22 61st Street, Maspeth.  Fully detached one family home offers LR, Kitchen w/ large DR, 3 bedrooms, spare room & full basement. Large private yard.  Asking $599,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444
• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Mar 25th 1-3pm  55-19 Andrews Avenue, Maspeth.  Semi detached 2 family, 3 bedrooms per floor, semi finished basement, 1 car garage, yard.  1st floor delivered vacant.  Asking $875,000    Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700
Local Eats of the Day
Home Made Taqueria
Located at 71-03 Grand Ave.Enjoy their taco, quesadilla, and tostada combo for only $9.95.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. So.
• Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Something’s Afoot.  Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.
• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Some Night. Ophelia Theatre, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Bayside – 8 p.m. – New Shanghai Circus. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave.
• Bayside – 8:30 p.m. – Wine, Women & Song. Theater by the Bay, 13-00 209th St.Saturday
• Astoria – 10 a.m. – Zone 126 hosts Cradle to Career Convening. Variety Boys and Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – BowWowMeow: A Pet-themed Family Fun Day.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• LIC – 11:30 a.m. – #HiketoHellGate2017.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
• Woodhaven – Noon to 6 p.m. – Forest Park Carousel Opening Day Celebration.  Forest Park, Woodhaven Blvd.
• Woodside – 12:45 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer speaks at Share for Life Conference on civic engagement. Woodside Houses, 50-19 Broadway.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts participatory budgeting vote kickoff and project expo. Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th St.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Storytime & Crafts.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Kew Gardens – 3:30 p.m. – 1950’s Tea & Social.  Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road
• Astoria – 4:30 p.m. – Screening of Boxcar Bertha. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. South
• Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Something’s Afoot. Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Place
• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Some Night. Ophelia Theatre, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Dance the Night Away.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Bayside – 8:30 p.m. – Wine, Women & Song.  Theatre by the Bay, 13-00 209th St.

Sunday
• Forest Hills – 10 a.m. – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Our Lady of Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel St.
 Corona - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Little Makers: Butter Up.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Forest Hills - Noon – Elected Official Rally to Protect & Fight for Women’s Rights.  MacDonald Park, Queens Blvd. & Yellowstone Blvd.
• Middle Village – 2:30 p.m. – Something’s Afoot.  Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Wine, Women & Song. Theatre by the Bay, 13-00 209th St.
• Corona – 4 p.m. – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. South
• Astoria – 4:30 p.m. – Screening of Boxcar Bertha. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day • Google Easter Egg: You can unlock a game of Solitaire by searching Solitaire on Google Search.
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March 24th, 2017 at 4:10 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by MK Vision Center in Forest Hills

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Friday, March 24

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 54 degrees. Cloudy and a high of 63 on Saturday, with rain expected later in the day. Sunday will cool down to 46 with showers early.

Top Stories
• Trump issued an ultimatum to Congress to either pass the GOP health care bill or leave Obamacare in place.

• ISIS took credit for the London attacker, a British-born man with prior convictions who was inspired by international terrorism.

• Federal officials have revived a grand jury probe into the death of Eric Garner, including a possible indictment.

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#HiketoHellGate2017 Sat. Mar 25th 11:30am A photo walk to commemorate the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Hell Gate Bridge. Meet at Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd, LIC
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Queens News
• A 1-year-old baby was fatally struck by a pickup truck in East Elmhurst.

• Union workers will handle the bulk of the $4 billion reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B.

• The Flushing BID received a $900,000 grant from the city to revitalize commercial corridors.

Politics
• In his ongoing feud with the media, Mayor de Blasio stormed off from a press conference and refused to answer off-topic questions.

• Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon continue to battle for younger late night viewers.

Entertainment
• Kanye West settled charges that his song “New Slaves” ripped off the work of a Hungarian artist.

• Arnold Schwarzenegger turned down $40,000 to give the commencement address at the University of Houston.

Buzzing Back

• In 1958, Elvis Presley joins the U.S. Army.

• In 1874, magician and escape artist Harry Houdini is born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary.

Opinion
• The Daily News calls for the Republican congressman who revealed possibly classified information to step down from the Trump-Russia investigations.

• The Post calls out politicians who exploit hate crimes for partisan political gain.

In the Blogs
• A concert series featuring the Queens Symphony Orchestra kicked off last night.

• Police are looking for a man who robbed a pregnant woman inside an elevatorin Flushing.

Trending in New York
• Kendrick
• #Scandal
• Michigan
• The Heart Part 4
• Chris Webber

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (27-45) fell to the Trail Blazers, 110-95.

• The Nets (15-56) routed the Phoenix Suns, 126-98.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Nets are right back in action, this time against the Wizards in Washington at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (34-26-12) are in Pittsburgh for a 7 p.m. meeting with the Penguins.
Saturday
• The Islanders skate against the Bruins in Brooklyn at 7 p.m.
• The Rangers (45-25-4) are in Los Angeles to take on the Kings. Puck drops at 10:30 p.m.
Sunday
• The Nets take on the Hawks in Atlanta in a 1 p.m. matinee.
• The Knicks head to San Antonio to take on the Spurs. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.
• The Rangers continue their West Coast swing with a 9:30 p.m. meeting with the Anaheim Ducks.

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New Shanghai Circus Fri Mar 24th 8pm Performers with boundless energy, bring you over 2000 years of Chinese circus traditions. $35-$40   Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave, Bayside 
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Real Estate
• Forge Realty is dubbing this 38-unit apartment in Kew Gardens “The Kewl” for its ocean views.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Mar 25th 1-3pm  55-19 Andrews Avenue, Maspeth.  Semi detached 2 family, 3 bedrooms per floor, semi finished basement, 1 car garage, yard.  1st floor delivered vacant.  Asking $875,000    Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700  

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Mar 25th 2-4pm  57-22 61st Street, Maspeth.  Fully detached one family home offers LR, Kitchen w/ large DR, 3 bedrooms, spare room & full basement. Large private yard.  Asking $599,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• Sold – Woodhaven – A three-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,320-square-foot house at 78-12 90th Avenue for $569,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Green Street in Long Island City offers a taste of Korea and Egypt in one restaurant.

• Three pizzerias in Queens, including two in Elmhurst, recently won the “Golden Slice” awards.

Restaurant ABC’s – Jackson Heights
Grade A – Emoji Burger, 80-07 37th Ave. – No hand-washing facility
Grade B – The Crus-Z Family Restaurant, 87-09 Roosevelt Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Personal cleanliness inadequate
Grade C – Le Casa de los Anojitos, 81-08 37th Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Filth flies, Food not protected from possible contamination

Events
• LIC – 11:30 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Councilman Jumaane Williams leads tour of Queensbridge Houses. Jacob Riis Settlement House, 10-25 41st Ave.

• Jackson Heights – 1 p.m. – NYC DOT and State Senator Jose Peralta unveil new traffic signal. Roosevelt Ave. and 90th St.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Chinese-American Planning Council hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for new community center. 133-41 41st Ave.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. So.

• Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Something’s Afoot.  Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.

• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Some Night. Ophelia Theatre, 21-12 30th Rd.

• Bayside – 8 p.m. – New Shanghai Circus. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave.

• Bayside – 8:30 p.m. – Wine, Women & Song. Theater by the Bay, 13-00 209th St.

Saturday
• Astoria – 10 a.m. – Zone 126 hosts Cradle to Career Convening. Variety Boys and Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – BowWowMeow: A Pet-themed Family Fun Day.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• LIC – 11:30 a.m. – #HiketoHellGate2017.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
• Woodhaven – Noon to 6 p.m. – Forest Park Carousel Opening Day Celebration.  Forest Park, Woodhaven Blvd.
• Woodside – 12:45 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer speaks at Share for Life Conference on civic engagement. Woodside Houses, 50-19 Broadway.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts participatory budgeting vote kickoff and project expo. Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th St.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Storytime & Crafts.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Kew Gardens – 3:30 p.m. – 1950’s Tea & Social.  Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road
• Astoria – 4:30 p.m. – Screening of Boxcar Bertha. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. South
• Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Something’s Afoot. Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Place
• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Some Night. Ophelia Theatre, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Dance the Night Away.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Bayside – 8:30 p.m. – Wine, Women & Song.  Theatre by the Bay, 13-00 209th St.

Sunday
• Forest Hills – 10 a.m. – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Our Lady of Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel St.
 Corona - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Little Makers: Butter Up.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Forest Hills - Noon – Elected Official Rally to Protect & Fight for Women’s Rights.  MacDonald Park, Queens Blvd. & Yellowstone Blvd.
• Middle Village – 2:30 p.m. – Something’s Afoot.  Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Wine, Women & Song. Theatre by the Bay, 13-00 209th St.
• Corona – 4 p.m. – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. South
• Astoria – 4:30 p.m. – Screening of Boxcar Bertha. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

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March 24th, 2017 at 4:03 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: London attacker identified as British-born, Rehab-bound passenger forces flight back after overdose

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Thursday, March 23

Top Stories 
• The London attacker was identified by police as British-born with prior convictions.

• Israeli police arrested an American-Israeli teen linked to the wave of threats against Jewish centers.

Queens News
• A rehab-bound passenger on a plane overdosed on heroin and forced a flight back to JFK Airport.

• The man who threw a dog off a balcony in Flushing was charged with animal cruelty.

• A former Marine was convicted for shooting a man to death during an argument.

Subway Status 
• Southbound A trains are running with delays due to an injured passenger at 168 St.

• N and Q trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at Times Sq-42 St.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound from 48th St; Ramp to Exit 31 – Cross Island Parkway.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from NY 25; Queens Blvd to Morgan Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expressway to I-678 – Van Wyck Expressway.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway westbound from 94th St to Exit 4 – I-278; West B-Q Expressway.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from 69th Rd; Ramp to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Belt System – Southern Parkway to Exit 8 – Main St.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Nets (14-56) are hosting the Suns at 7:30 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Superstore (NBC, 8 p.m.) – Mateo’s store transfer gets derailed when his undocumented status comes into play. Also, Glenn battles an online troll with Amy’s help, plus Jonah and Cheyenne attempt to give legal counsel to Mateo.

• Scandal (ABC, 9 p.m.) – Huck proves his loyalty to Olivia when she asks him to complete a difficult task following the discovery of new information about Frankie Vargas’ assassination.

The Blacklist Redemption (NBC, 10 p.m.) – Ruthless thieves who steal classified material are targeted by Tom and Mr. Solomon, who go undercover on an international flight they suspect will be hijacked.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Portlandia Season One- A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

• Hulu: The Italian Job – After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

• Amazon Video: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a standup comic.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Little Neck – Lovely Ranch style home on quiet block.  Features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, detached garage, private driveway.  Zoned for the best schools.  Asking $839,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Rent – Maspeth- Completely Renovated Home. First Floor Has Entrance Room, Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Eik, Half A Bath. Second Floor Has 3 Big Bedrooms And Full Bath. Garage Included. Asking $3,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Uncle Jimmy’s Pizzeria
Located at 41-10 49th St.

Enjoy their popular Italian Combo Hero or a Grandma Pizza.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• LIC – 4:30 p.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams and Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed tour Queensbridge Houses. Jacon A Riis Neighborhood Settlement, 10-25 41st Ave.

• Corona – 6 p.m. – Congressman Joe Crowley and Assemblyman Francisco Moya host immigration town hall. St. Leo Catholic Academy, 104-19 49th Ave.

• Jamaica – 6 to 8 p.m. – Haitian Artist Chantal Geese Opening Reception. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

 Flushing – 7 to 9 p.m. – David Weprin Town Hall Meeting.  Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Chrome Tabs: If you accidentally close a tab on Google Chrome, you can restore by pressing CTRL + Shift + T (PC) or CMD + Shift + T (Mac).
Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

 

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March 23rd, 2017 at 4:13 pm

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Morning Buzz: Alleged Queens mobsters busted for arson and robbery, Spa Castle owners hit with tax evasion charges

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Thursday, March 23

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 45 degrees.

Top Stories
• Four were killed and dozens injured in an attack outside British parliament. 

• The FBI reportedly has information to suggest Trump associates may have coordinated with Russia.

• The man arrested in a fatal midtown stabbing said he came to New York to murder African Americans. 

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1950’s Tea & Social Sat Mar 25th 3:30 PM Featuring musical entertainment, presentations on the history of beauty products and practices. Tea/cakes/finger sandwiches. 1950 attire suggested. Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens
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Queens News
• Seven alleged Queens mobsters were busted for multiple crimes including robbery and arson. 

• Cops are looking for a woman in connection with an anti-Muslim attack in Jamaica. 

• The owners of Spa Castle in College Point were hit with tax evasion charges.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD defended their choice of a judge to oversee investigations into political and religious groups, despite backlash from Muslim groups.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo warned of a hefty tax hike for New Yorkers if the GOP healthcare bill is passed.

Entertainment
Lindsay Lohan is trying to make a comeback with a new reality show.

• Kristi Yamaguchi had some unfortunate phrasing when wishing fellow former skating star Nancy Kerrigan good luck on Dancing With the Stars. 

Buzzing Back

• In 1998 James Cameron’s Titanic wins 11 Academy Awards

• In 1978 TV personality & blogger Perez Hilton is born in Miami, Florida

Opinion
The admission system at elite NYC high schools leads to inequality, Damon Hewitt writes in the NY Times.

• The NY Post looks at the ‘shadowy-spending’ of New York’s elected officials.

In the Blogs
• The NYPD 104th Precinct has a new commanding officer. 

• The Variety Boys and Girls Club in Astoria is hosting a March Madness basketball tournament. 

Trending in New York
#londonattack
#PastTenseSongs
#NationalPuppyDay
Stroman
Republican Party

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (34-26-12) topped the Rangers (45-25-4) by a 3-2 final.

• The Knicks (27-44) fell to the Jazz on the road, 108-101.

• The Nets (14-56) are hosting the Suns at 7:30 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Bow Wow Meow: A Pet-themed Family Fun Day Event! Sat Mar 25th 11am-2pm Candy Twisted Balloon Show, Bounce House, Face Painter, Entertainment and more! Don’t forget your camera! Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park
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Real Estate
The Coca-Cola bottling plant in Maspeth is hitting the market.

• For Sale – Little Neck – Lovely Ranch style home on quiet block.  Features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, detached garage, private driveway.  Zoned for the best schools.  Asking $839,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Rent – Maspeth House Rental - Beautiful renovated home featuring 3 bedrooms w/ loft, wood floors, central a/c in every room.  Great location, close to transportation & shopping. Call for details.  Marie Breslin  O’Kane Realty  917-623-6306

• Sold – Flushing – A seven-bedroom, 6-bathroom multi-family building on 166th Street. Zillow.

Style & Fashion
• Be prepared to see colored denim everywhere this spring. 

• Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner gave the world a sneak peek at the new Yeezy’s on Snapchat. 

Events
Astoria – 11 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio visits HANAC Harmony JVL Innovative Senor Center to discuss Mansion Tax. George T. Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave.

LIC – 4:30 p.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams and Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed tour Queensbridge Houses. Jacon A Riis Neighborhood Settlement, 10-25 41st Ave.

Corona – 6 p.m. – Congressman Joe Crowley and Assemblyman Francisco Moya host immigration town hall. St. Leo Catholic Academy, 104-19 49th Ave.

Jamaica – 6 to 8 p.m. – Haitian Artist Chantal Geese Opening Reception. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Flushing – 7 to 9 p.m. – David Weprin Town Hall Meeting.  Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke.

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March 23rd, 2017 at 3:23 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Attack on British Parliament leaves four dead, Spa Castle owners charged with tax fraud

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Wednesday, March 22

Top Stories 
• An attack on the British Parliament and Westminster Bridge left four people dead, including the suspect, and dozens injured.

• A white supremacist who allegedly fatally stabbed a man in Manhattan came to New York to “kill black people.”

Queens News
• The owners of Flushing’s Spa Castle were charged with tax fraud.

• Workers from a Long Island City bakery are being threatened to show legal immigration status to stay employed.

• A Queens community board voted to table a street safety project in Corona.

Subway Status 
• Due to a tree on the tracks at Parkside Av, there is no B train service between Coney Island-Stillwell Av and 145 St.

• Q trains are running on the N line from Dekalb Av to Coney Island-Stillwell Av in both directions.

• There is no Q train service between Dekalb Av and Coney Island-Stillwell Av in both directions.

• Expect delays on N and Q trains.

• Due to NYPD activity at 34 St-Hudson Yards, 7 trains are running with delays in both directions.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service an delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th Street and Exit 27 – Clearview Expressway I-295/Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between 69th Road and Union Turnpike.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between Union Turnpike and Exit 4 – Liberty Avenue.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Parkway and Exit 8 – Main Street.

• Delays on Belt System – Shore Parkway westbound between Exit 13 – Rockaway Parkway and Exit 11A – Flatbush Avenue North.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 39th Street and Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street, Cadman Plaza.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Avenue and Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on Jackie Robinson Parkway westbound between Jamaica Avenue and Exit 3 – Cypress Hills Street.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Knicks head to Utah to take on the Jazz at 10:30 p.m.

• The Rangers and Islanders face off at MSG tonight at 8 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

 Blindspot (NBC, 8 p.m.) – Weller and Jane come face-to-face with Nas’ inside source within Sandstorm, and they square off with an old foe.

 Empire (Fox, 9 p.m.) – fter launching a deadly missile at Angelo, Lucious announces his new music project, Inferno, and puts everyone on notice—especially Cookie, who then vows to knock him off his throne for good.

 Legion (FX, 10 pm.) – David tries to find a way out of his predicament.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at The Hollywood Palladium – At his first LA show in 10 years, Chappelle talks about Bill cosby, O.J. Simpson and his own brushes with controversy.

Hulu: Once Upon a Time Season One – A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.

• Amazon Video: Oasis – An English pastor embarks on an epic journey through space. Based on Michel Faber’s ‘The Book Of Strange New Things’.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Detached two family w/ 2 bedrooms over 3.  Kitchen w/ SS appliances and granite counters, full finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $935,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Rent - Maurice Avenue, Maspeth – Completely renovated two bedroom apt, new kitchen, new carpets, central a/c.  Washer/Dryer hook up available. Heat/Hot Water included.  Asking $2200/month  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Just Made 4 U
Located at 8021 37th Ave.

Enjoy their popular chicken Caesar Wrap or their Turkey Burger.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online. 

Local Events 
• LIC – 6 p.m. – Motorcyclists Tune Up. Harley Davidson of NYC, 42-11 Northern Blvd.

• Jamaica – 9 p.m. – The Selena Experience. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 

Screenshot: You can use ALT + PRTSCN (PC) or CMD + SHIFT+ 3 (Mac) in order to take a screenshot of your screen.
Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

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March 23rd, 2017 at 9:04 am

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Resorts World Casino NYC

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Wednesday, March 22

Weather
• Sunny and windy with a high of just 36.

Top Stories
• Trump warned House Republicans that if they don’t pass the GOP’s health care bill, their jobs would be on the line.

• In a failed attempt, a North Korean missile that was fired exploded in just a few seconds.

• City schools won’t let federal immigration agents enter without a warrant.

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Motorcyclist Tune Up Wed Mar. 22nd 6pm Open to all drivers to become better informed on the needs of motorcyclists for awareness with Sharing the Road. This is a FREE Program. Harley Davidson of NYC, 42-11 Northern Blvd, LIC
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Queens News
• Police arrested a Bronx man for attacking another person with a tire iron inside JFK Airport.

• A dog died after it was thrown from the seventh floor of a Flushing building during a couple’s argument.

• Cops are hunting for a man who followed a woman inside her Sunnyside home and shoved her against a wall.

Politics
• Former detective and media personality Bo Dietl launched his mayoral bid by slamming de Blasio as corrupt.

• Secretary of State Rex Tillerson didn’t want the job. His wife convinced him to do it.

Entertainment
• Diddy’s Revolt TV was accused of reverse discrimination after it fired five white men.

• Demi Lovato is the latest victim of a nude photo leak online.

Buzzing Back

• In 1972 Equal Rights Amendment passed by Congress

• In 1976 actress Reese Witherspoon is born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Opinion
• The Daily News slams the Obamacare replacement bill for pushing to make New York State pay for Medicaid instead of localities.

• The Post says every move Andrew Cuomo makes should be seen as for a bid for the White House in 2020.

In the Blogs
• A man was caught transporting cocaine through his pants at JFK Airport.

• Glendale’s Finback Brewery is hiring new employees for production, deliver and taproom positions.

Trending in New York
#TheFlash
#RHOBH
World Baseball Classic
#HackedTVShows
#BeingMaryJane

Scoreboard
• The Nets (14-56) beat the Detroit Pistons, 98-96, thanks to a buzzer-beater from Brook Lopez.

• The Rangers (45-24-4) fell to the New Jersey Devils in overtime, 3-2.

• The Knicks (27-43) head to Utah to take on the Jazz at 10:30 p.m.

• The Rangers and Islanders (33-26-12) face off at MSG tonight at 8 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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The Selena Experience Wed Mar 22nd 9pm The precision, execution, and professionalism of this Selena Tribute band is unparalleled. Bar 360 @ Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• Related Companies has signed its first tenant at the Blanchard Building in Long Island City.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Detached two family w/ 2 bedrooms over 3.  Kitchen w/ SS appliances and granite counters, full finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $935,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Rent - Maurice Avenue, Maspeth – Completely renovated two bedroom apt, new kitchen, new carpets, central a/c.  Washer/Dryer hook up available. Heat/Hot Water included.  Asking $2200/month  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Whitestone – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,472-square-foot house at 163-40 25th Avenue for $995,000. Zillow.

Business News
• U.S. stocks fell the most since Donald Trump’s election, as the S&P 500 Index dropped more than 1 percent.

• FedEx’s profits missed estimates for a second straight quarter as ground deliver costs rise.

Events
Jackson Heights – 8:30 a.m. – Critical Components to Hiring the Right People. Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd.

Corona – 1 p.m. – Queens City Council Delegation meeting. Queens Museum, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Corona – 2 to 5 p.m. – Spring Fling Series: Far From Heaven (2002). Queens Museum, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Woodside – 4 p.m. – IS 125 Multicultural Festival. 46-02 47th Ave.

LIC – 6 p.m. – Motorcyclists Tune Up. Harley Davidson of NYC, 42-11 Northern Blvd.

Jamaica – 9 p.m. – The Selena Experience. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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March 23rd, 2017 at 8:56 am

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