Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Babysitter facing criminal charges, Cops who caught goat nab gunrunner

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Friday, February 5
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow removal. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• High of 42 with light snow in the morning. Mid-40s and partly sunny the rest of the weekend.

Top Stories
• Two cops were shot while patrolling a public housing complex in the Bronx, but are expected to survive.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City address highlighted recent accomplishments and unveiled the Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan.

• Former secretaries of state Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice also used private accounts for classified emails.

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O’Neill’s Superbowl Sunday, Feb 7th Watch the game on our 60+ TVs with surround sound. 35 Beers on Tap, 17 flavors of wings, 13 different pizzas to choose from or “build your own”! 64-21 53rd Avenue, Maspeth
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Queens News
• A Cambria Heights babysitter held a two-year-old boy’s hands under hot water for two minutes. His injuries may require surgery.

• After 12 years, a bathroom station was finally added to Little Bay Park in Bayside.

• The same cops who corralled a runaway goat in Queens this time nailed a bigger criminal: a would-be gunrunner.

Politics
• Hillary Clinton put Bernie Sanders on the defensive in a heated, head-to-head debate.

• Carly Fiorina did not make the cut for this weekend’s ABC Republican presidential debate.

Entertainment
• Celine Dion spoke for the first time about her late husband.

• Playboy unveiled a non-nude issue for the first time in its 62-year history.

Opinion
• The Times says the crisis in Flint is an example of when state control damages a city, especially when it doesn’t work with local communities.

• Errol Louis writes on CNN why Hillary Clinton, not Bernie Sanders, won Wednesday night’s Democratic town hall.

In the Blogs
• Martin Luther School will host a basketball clinic the week of February 15.

Lil’ Kim will perform at Resorts World on Valentine’s Day.

Trending in New York
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Scoreboard
• The Knicks fell short to the Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills, 111-105.

• The Rangers topped the Minnesota Wild at MSG, 4-2.

• The Islanders lost a close one to the Washington Capitals, 2-1.

• LIU Brooklyn narrowly beat Mount St. Mary’s, 77-74.

• St. Francis lost to Sacred Heart, 74-70.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks are back home to take on the Grizzlies. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
• The Nets host the Kings for a 7:30 p.m. contest at the Barclays Center.
Saturday
• The Rangers head to Philly for a 1 p.m. meeting with the Flyers.
• The Islanders are in Detroit for a 2 p.m. matinee with the Red Wings.
• LIU Brooklyn hits the road for a 3:30 p.m. matchup with Sacred Heart.
• St. Francis hosts Fairleigh Dickinson in Brooklyn Heights at 4 p.m.
• St. John’s welcomes Butler to Queens. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m.
• The Nets join the Rangers in the City of Brotherly Love for a 7:30 p.m. game with the 76ers.
Sunday
• The Knicks host the Nuggets at 1 p.m.
• The Islanders return to Brooklyn to host the Oilers. Puck drops at 2:30 p.m.
• The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers meet in Super Bowl 50. Kick-off is at 6:30 p.m.

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Super Puppy Bowl Watch Party Sun. Feb 7th 6pm Puppy Bowl in the front! Super Bowl party in the back!  Pizza, chicken wings, prizes and beer specials all night long! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• The Wilpons respond to reports that their real estate investment fund, Sterling Equities, has lost $300 million.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. Feb 6th 1-3pm – 68-68 76th Street, Middle Village.  2 family, 6 rooms over 5, basement, private yard, located near all.  Asking $745,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

OPEN HOUSE – Sun. Feb 7th 11am-1pm – 83-30 98th Street, Woodhaven.  One of the largest 2 bedroom apts in Forest Park Complex! Close to bus & train.  Asking $229,900  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Three-bedroom, four-bath, 2,000-square-foot home at 21-40 74th Street in Astoria Heights for $1.2 million.

Eating Out
• Laid over? Eater NY has your guide to the best places to eat in each terminal at LaGuardia Airport.

• A new bakery serving up goods from around the world has opened on Austin Street in Forest Hills.

Restaurant ABC’s – Bayside
Grade A – Cinco de Mayo, 42-29 Bell Blvd. – Food worker using improper utensil
Grade B – Chicken Lovers Restaurant, 215-09 Northern Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Personal cleanliness inadequate
Grade C – K-Town Food Court, 46-40 Francis Lewis Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, No Food Protection Certificate, Filth flies

Events
• Forest Hills - 8:30 a.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie hosts information session about student services and programs. Plaza College, 118-33 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing - 10:30 a.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James and elected officials commemorate Lunar New Year school holiday. Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Fresh Meadows – 11 a.m. – Lunar New Year Stamp Dedication. St. John’s University, D’Angelo Center, 4th Floor, 80-00 Utopia Parkway

• Jamaica – 11 a.m. – FDNY holds graduation ceremony for 59 paramedics. York College Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

Astoria – 4 p.m. – Teen Digital Media Lab. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

Maspeth – 7 p.m. – Shrek the Musical Jr. St. Stanislaus Kostka School, 61-17 Grand Ave.

East Elmhurst – 7:15 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James attends Correction Guardians Association Black History Event. 75-20 Astoria Blvd.

Astoria – 8 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James attends Queens Winter Pride Dance. Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.

Saturday
Glendale – 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Glendale Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. United Methodist Church, 66-14 Central Ave.
Astoria – 12:30 p.m. – Foundations of Calligraphy. $15. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Flushing – 1 p.m. – NYC Compost Project: Teacher Wormshop. $5. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Hands On History: Collage Homage. Free. King Manor Museum, Jamaica Ave. between 150th & 153rd Streets
Maspeth – 1 p.m. & 6 p.m. – Shrek the Musical Jr. St. Stanislaus Kostka School, 61-17 Grand Ave.
• Flushing – 2:15 p.m. – Explore street dance with Rennie Harris RHAW. $5. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Forest Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Parthenia Viol Consort. Church-In-The-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave.
• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Karaoke at the Movies: Frozen. $5. Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave.
Rockville Centre – 8 p.m. – The History of Rock & Roll. Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
Astoria - 9:30 p.m. – The Dirty Show. $7. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Sunday
Roslyn Heights – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Beth Sholom Day Camp Open House. 401 Roslyn Rd.
• Rockaways – 11 a.m. – Experience the Winter Beach. Free. Building 1 at Fort Tilden
• Astoria – Noon to 3 p.m. – The Dos and Don’ts of Social Networking and Other Mindblowing Sh*t. $15. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Astoria – 3 to 4 p.m. – Queens: Mobsters, Murderers & Serial Killers. $10. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
Flushing – 1 p.m. – Watershed Relief Map Presentation. $5. Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows
Flushing – 2 p.m. – Deepak Chopra: The Future of Wellbeing. Kupferberg Center, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Astoria – 4 p.m. – Superbowl Celebration. The Garden at Studio Square, 35-33 36th St.
• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Tony Orlando in Concert with BOGO Deal. $30 to $75. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
Woodside – 6 p.m. – Superbowl Celebration. Brewery Bar & Kitchen, 49-18 30th Ave.
Astoria – 6 p.m. – Supper Puppy Bowl Watch Party. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
Woodside – 6 p.m. – Superbowl Celebration. Brewery Bar & Kitchen, 49-18 30th Ave.
Bayside – 6:30 p.m. – Superbowl Celebration. Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd.
Maspeth – 6:30 p.m. – Superbowl Celebration. O’Neill’s, 64-21 53rd Ave.

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February 5th, 2016 at 9:18 am

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Morning Buzz: Cops hunt 7 train groper, Mayor to get on board with waterfront streetcar

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Thursday, February 4
Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 53. Snow could develop later tonight with an inch accumulation by morning.

Top Stories
• The NYPD is refusing to take the blame for two investigators who took a rape victim boozing, with one of them groping her in bed.

• A Colorado researcher says he’s known for years that the Zika virus can be transmitted sexually.

• The city’s response to a rise in transit crime it to be more aggressive about waking up subway snoozers.

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Brewery Bar & Kitchen Sun. Feb 7th SuperBowl Party! Now accepting reservations. Catering available for your own party…contact us for more details. 718-777-8007 The Brewery, 49-18 30th Avenue, Woodside
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Queens News
• Residents in Hamilton Beach hope trash in their neighborhood will finally get cleaned up now that they know who is responsible.

• A Queens cop who says 12 of his fellow cops detained and beat him in his home was awarded $15 million.

• Cops are looking for a man who groped a woman on the 7 train in Woodside.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio will reportedly get on board with a Brooklyn-Queens waterfront streetcar in his State of the City address tonight.

• And the mayor says his horse carriage ban has a lot of support in the City Council even as there’s murmurs of dissent before tomorrow’s vote.

Entertainment
•A judge ruled that the sex assault case against Bill Cosby can move forward,

• The American dominatrix who claims to have romped with Prince Harry in Las Vegas is now using his likeness to sell sex toys.

Opinion
• The Daily News attacks Councilman Brad Lander for attacking its editorial attacking the City Council’s plan to give themselves a raise.

• The Post says the e-mail scandal goes far beyond Hillary Clinton.

In the Blogs
• The search for the missing Astoria flight attendant, 30-year-old Sierra Shields, continues.

• Police in Flushing are looking for a man who attacked a woman and stole $2,000.

Trending in New York
#WorldCancerDay
#SupportSyrians
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#BFC530

Scoreboard
• The Nets fell to the Pacers, 114-100.

• The losing skid for St. John’s continues, as they fall to Xavier, 90-83.

• The Knicks are in Detroit for a 7 p.m. meeting with the Pistons.

• The Rangers welcome the Wild to MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders are in Washington for a 7:30 p.m. contest with the Capitals.

• LIU Brooklyn hosts Mount St. Mary’s. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

• St. Francis heads to Connecticut for a 7 p.m. game with Sacred Heart.

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The Garden @ Studio Square NYC Sun. Feb 7th This mega sports party haven offers more than 30 screens. Enjoy beer, wine, sangria and unlimited wings from 4 pm until halftime. Tickets: $30-40. 21 and over. 35-33 36th Street, Astoria 718-383-1001
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Real Estate
Four of the ten biggest real estate projects coming to NYC are in Queens.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. Feb. 6th 12-3pm – 90-60 Union Turnpike, #12B, Glendale.  Beautiful large 1 bedroom cop-op with Manhattan views! Updated kitchen, rear terrace overlooking Forest Park, 24 hr. security & laundry. Asking $174,800  Coldwell Banker Kueber  718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. Feb. 6th 1-3pm – 60-65 60th Road, Maspeth. 3 Family with 2 car garage on corner lot. 3 bedroom apt on first floor, two 3 room apts.  Asking $849,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Five-bedroom, two-bath, 2,227-square-foot townhouse at 88-07 216th Street in Queens Village for $495,000.

Style & Fashion
• Levi’s new “wedgie fit jeans” promise to make your butt look better.

• Here’s every single piece from Kendall Jenner’s new Mango collection.

Events
• Astoria - 9:30 a.m. – Kick-off event for 6th Annual Queens World Film Festival. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

• Bay Terrace – 11 a.m. – Pars Department officially opens new comfort station. Little Bay Park, Cross Island Parkway & Totten Ave.

Corona – 2:30 p.m. – Office of Faith Based Community Development Services Executive Director Karim Camara discusses Cuomo’s 2016 State of the State. Langston Hughes Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd.

Jamaica - 6 p.m. – Furthering Fatherhood – “Healing the 100″ Dignity Restaurant Event. August Martin High School, 156-10 Baisley Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

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February 4th, 2016 at 10:02 am

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Morning Buzz: Queens man taking on rude motorists, Richmond Hill gang slay conviction upheld

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Wednesday, February 3

Weather
• Windy with an 80 percent chance of rain and a high of 57.

Top Stories
• A 25-year-old New Jersey woman survived a 200-foot plunge from the George Washington Bridge.

• An MTA employee shocked riders after he was heard on a hot mike saying he hoped the Bronx boy who jumped in front of his train “suffered.”

• Things got testy during the second day of protest by Uber drivers who say they are cheated by the company.

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Glendale Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Sat. Feb 6th 7:30am-12pm Pancakes, Sausage, Cake, Coffee, Tea, Orange Juice & Coffee Cake. $7 Glendale United Methodist Church, 66-14 Central Avenue
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Queens News
• A solar-powered greenhouse is now open in Hollis.

• A Jackson Heights man has taken to slapping bumper stickers that read “I park like an a**hole” on cars that are parked illegally. And you can buy them.

• An appeals court upheld the conviction of of a Gambino mobster who killed two men in a Richmond Hill bar over a spilled drink.

Politics
• At his State of the City address, Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to announce a new app that will allow drivers to pay for Munimeters with a smartphone.

• The son of a former aide to First Lady Chirlane McCray pleaded not guilty to manslaughter as prosecutors allege he is a drug dealer.

Entertainment
Lady Gaga will sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl.

• Here’s everything you need to know about that Gilmore Girls reboot.

Opinion
• A Post columnist says the message from Iowa is that voters are fed up with both parties.

• A guest columnist for the Observer argues that, despite the moral victory, Bernie Sanders should seek a recount in Iowa.

In the Blogs
• Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley invited DSNY Commissioner Kathryn Garcia to her district to discuss the recent response to the snowstorm.

• If you’re looking for a place to watch the big game this weekend in western Queens, We Heart Astoria has you covered.

Trending in New York
#SecretLoveSongVideo
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Scoreboard
• The Knicks fell to the Celtics, 97-89

• The Islanders topped the Wild, 5-3.

• The Rangers dropped one tot he Devils, 3-2.

• The Brooklyn Nets take on the Pacers at home. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s is in Ohio for a 6:30 p.m. rematch with Xavier.

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Parthenia Viol Consort Sat. Feb 6th 7:30pm Parthenia Viol Consort celebrates five centuries of consorts for viols. Tickets at www.musicareginae.org or (718) 894-2178 Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Avenue, Forest Hills
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Real Estate
• The attorney general has approved an LIC condo plan worth more than $364 million.

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Family frame semidetached, 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 bath, full finished basement.  Asking $610,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Ocala, Florida – Your home way from home!  55+ Gated Community. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, garage, laundry, walk-in closet.  Asking $193,900  Call 352-203-4039

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,281-square-foot apartment at 217 51st Avenue in Long Island City for $1.415 million.

Money News
• Stocks took another slide as the deepening oil rut has begun to affect earnings.

• Apple officially lost its crown as the most valuable company in the world to Google.

Events
Woodhaven - 1 p.m. – 12 Infamous Crime Scene Locations: A Modern Perspective. Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Ave & Woodhaven Blvd.

• Corona5 p.m. – Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland delivers Mama’s of Corona to thank volunteers for work during winter storm. Corona Community Ambulance Corps,104-38 47th Ave.

• Corona – 6:30 p.m. – Councilwoman Ferreras-Copeland hosts Black History Month celebration. Elmcor, 107-20 Northern Blvd.

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February 3rd, 2016 at 8:57 am

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Morning Buzz: Cop pushed onto subway tracks, Ulrich mulling de Blasio challenge

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Tuesday, February 2

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 48 degrees.

Top Stories
Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton won the Iowa caucuses last night for their respective parties.

• The World Health Organization declared the Zika virus a public health emergency.

• A massive snowstorm is dumping more than a foot of snow on the Midwest.

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Dr. Jolanta Holzmann Cosmetic and General Dentistry. Providing professional dental care in a compassionate and soothing atmosphere. 68-21 Borden Avenue, Maspeth 718-205-8300 www.maspethdentalcare.com
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Queens News
• A subway fare beater pushed a cop into the tracks at the Parsons-Archer Ave. E train station to get away.

• Councilman Eric Ulrich, a Republican, is considering a challenge to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

• Drivers plan an Uber strike at their LIC office after the company announced price cuts.

Politics
• Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley ended his presidential bid.

• Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee suspended his campaign after falling short in Iowa.

Entertainment
• Blac Chyna was busted with ecstasy at a Texas airport on Friday.

Adele denied Donald Trump permission to use her music on the campaign trail.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Black History Month is not just a celebration, it’s a call to action to learn from the lessons of the past.

• The New York Times says the Iowa caucuses, although not representative of America, matter especially for this year’s front runners.

In the Blogs
• Elected officials joined members of the Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps to unveil its newest ambulance.

• Here’s what’s going on in Astoria and Long Island City this week.

Trending in New York
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Scoreboard
• The Nets fell to the Pistons in a close one, 105-100.

• The Knicks take on the Boston Celtics at MSG at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers play the Devils in New Jersey at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders face the Minnesota Wild in Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Beth Sholom Day Camp Open House Sun. Feb. 7th 10am-12pm. American Red Cross Swim Instruction, Athletics, Arts and More!  Door to door bus service & hot lunch included!  To RSVP- (516) 621-9257 or heath@bethsholomdaycamp.com 401 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577 (25 minutes from Forest Hills) 
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Real Estate
• Madison Realty Capital is set to buy Saxon Hall, a 420-unit rental building in Rego Park for $135 million.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Detached 1 family on a 52×100 s/f lot. Central A/C, full finished basement, private yard.  Asking $759,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Detached brick/stucco house, 6 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, 2 car garage, backyard and terrace.  Asking $1,750,000  Madeleine Realty  718-520-0303

• Sold – Flushing – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,860-square foot house at 137-55 Holly Ave. for $800,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Here’s how you can watch Super Bowl 50 on almost any device for free.

• See how Google Chrome is redesigning its browser look and function.

Events
Flushing – 11 a.m. – Councilman Peter Koo and Flushing Chinese Business Association announces Lunar New Year parade. Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave.

• Corona – 6 p.m. – Deputy Secretary of State for Economic Opportunity Jorge Montalvo discusses Cuomo’s 2016 State of the State agenda. Dominico-American Society of Queens, 40-27 97th St.

Long Island City – 6:30 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts discretionary funding workshop for nonprofits and cultural groups. LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave.

Jamaica – 7:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James speaks at Concerned Citizens of Laurelton meeting. Linden Seventh Day Adventist Church, 228-20 137th Ave.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – The Big Quiz Thing. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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February 2nd, 2016 at 8:13 am

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Morning Buzz: Attempted luring of 10-year-old in Jackson Heights, Man dies after setting himself on fire

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Monday, February 1

Weather
• Cloudy all day with a high of 54 degrees.

Top Stories
A second Virginia Tech student has been charged in the death of a 13-year-old whose remains were found in North Carolina.

• Two-dozen high ranking members of the Sinaloa Mexican drug cartel were captured along the Arizona border.

An ISIS mosque-bombing in Damascus claimed the lives of dozens.

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The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll Sat. Feb 6th 8pm This rockin’ performance will feature a variety of the greatest hits featuring The Duprees, The Original Tymes and Barbara Harris & The Toys. $49-$55 Tkts: http://madisontheatreny.org Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre
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Queens News
• Police arrested a 29-year-old man for arrested for trying to lure a 10-year-old girl in Jackson Heights. 

• A Queens man died after setting himself on fire in Jamaica on Friday. 

• A jury found a Queens man guilty of the 2011 slaying of his parents. 

Politics
Presidential hopefuls make their final pitches before Monday’s Iowa Caucus vote.

President Obama will make his first official visit to a mosque as president this week.

Entertainment
See all the top looks from the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards this weekend.

Weekend Box Office
• Kung Fu Panda 3 – $41 million
• The Revenant - $12 million
• Star Wars: The Force Awakens - $10 million
• The Finest Hours - $10 million
Ride Along 2 – $8.3 million

Opinion
• The New York Times Editorial Board has officially supported Hilary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. 

The City needs the right reforms for its homeless population the New York Post says.

In the Blogs
• Sunnyside Community Services is accepting applications as part of the universal pre-k program. 

See photos of the silly-costumed Idiotarod race through parts of New York City.

Trending in New York
Jeff Hornaceck
Happy Black History Month
#HappyBirthdayHarryStyles
#OhNoSimon
#Azealia

Scoreboard
•The Knicks fell at home to the league’s best Warriors, 116-95.

• The Nets are home for the Pistons. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s men’s basketball fell to Villanova at Madison Square Garden, 68-53 on Sunday.

• Queens College men’s basketball team is taking on Bridgeport at 7:30 p.m.

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Bourbon Street Sun. Feb 7th 6:30pm Those who love unlimited drinks should rejoice with our Super Bowl promotion of all-you-can-drink beer, wine, mixed drinks and soda. Raffles and free giveaways. $45 reservation and deposit required. Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd, Bayside 718-224-2200
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Real Estate
• Brownstoner published a guide to applying for affordable housing in New York City.

• For Sale – Maspeth – 4 family home located in the heart of Maspeth.  Close to all!  Asking $1,399,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Howard Beach/Ozone Park – 2 family on 60×100 lot, detached 2 car garage, near “A” train.  Asking $465,000 Pirillo Realty Inc.  718-418-9500

• Sold – Bayside – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, detached home on 220th Street for $770,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Police say a 28-year-old man was shot in the right hand and lower back after a dispute in Fresh Meadows on Saturday at around 3:30 a.m.

Events
Long Island City – 9:30 a.m. – NYC DOT, NYC DDC, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer will announce the Long Island City/Hunters Point area-wide reconstruction project. Intersection of Jackson Avenue and 11th Street,

Long Island City – 7 p.m. – A lecture and exhibition on Ravenswood. Greater Astoria Historical Society, Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway.

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February 2nd, 2016 at 8:12 am

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Morning Buzz: NYPD looking into middle school fight, Hooker-crazy DSNY worker facing penalties

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Friday, January 29
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended all week for snow removal.

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 39. Both days this weekend should be mostly sunny with a high right around 40.

Top Stories
• Republican presidential candidates debated without frontrunner Donald Trump leading up to the Iowa Caucus.

• A homeless ex-teacher was murdered in an East Harlem homeless shelter over a cell phone.

• The head of the World Health Organization said the Zika virus is “spreading explosively” in the Americas.

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VIP Pet Care Sat. Jan 30th 9:30-11am $15 Micro-chipping, vaccinations, RX flea & tick control, heart worm prevention. K9 Caterers, 75-16 Woodhaven Blvd, Glendale.
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Queens News
• A sanitation worker arrested for lying about being robbed on the job could face disciplinary actions.

• The NYPD is looking into the fight at a Queens middle school that was apparently sanctioned by an after-school employee.

• Students at a Queens school took to the streets to fight sexual assault.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio will embark on a four-day trip to Iowa to campaign for Hillary Clinton.

What happened to police reform? Sources say Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has held it up in committee.

Entertainment
• Tyra Banks announced the arrival of her newborn son and that she’s joining Celebrity Apprentice.

• Rapper Tyga said he wants to marry girlfriend Kylie Jenner.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Mayor de Blasio has only intensified his push to limit the horse-carriage industry after a tough City Council hearing.

• Ross Douthat of the New York Times lists some reasons why Marco Rubio isn’t winning right now.

In the Blogs
Work on the Austin Street Shake Shack is picking up speed.

• The Department of Sanitation has resumed garbage and recycling collection services.

Trending in New York
#PillowTalk
#CatSongs
Jefferson Airplane
#GOPDebate
#IllNeverBeTooOldTo

Scoreboard
• The Knicks lost to the Raptors in Toronto, 93-103.

• St. Francis fell just short against Wagner, 61-64.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks host the Suns at MSG at 7:30 p.m.
• The Nets head to Dallas for an 8:30 p.m matchup with the Mavericks.
Saturday
• LIU Brooklyn welcomes Fairleigh Dickinson to Brooklyn for Hall of Fame Day. Tip-off is at 3 p.m.
• St. Francis hits the road for a 3:30 p.m. contest with Central Connecticut State University.
• The Nets are in New Orleans to face the Pelicans. Game starts at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• St. John’s hosts Villanova at noon in Madison Square Garden.
• The Golden State Warriors come to MSG for a meeting with the Knicks. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

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The Muppet Show: Comic Legends Sun. Jan 31st 1pm From George Burns and Bob Hope to Steve Martin and John Cleese, The Muppet Show played host to some of the world’s funniest people. $12. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
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Real Estate
Polo Ralph Lauren will take up residency in 19,000-square-feet of a Long island City warehouse.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Jan 31st 1-3pm – 63-46 84th Street, Middle Village.  Legal 2 family used as 1, 2 car garage, 3 bedrooms, finished basement, 2.5 bath.  A Must See!  Pirillo Realty  718-418-9500

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. Jan 30th & Sun. Jan 31st 1-3pm – 60-65 80th Avenue, Glendale.  Renovated 2 family, 2 bedrooms over 3, party driveway with 2 car parking, brand new kitchen and bathrooms.  Asking $799,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Three-bedroom, 1.5-bath, 1,344-square-foot single-family home at 87-05 104th Street in Richmond Hill for $430,000.

Eating Out
The Queens International Night Market with its wide variety of global cuisine will return this spring.

• A family-run Greek bakery in Astoria has been delighting those in the know for five decades.

Restaurant ABC’s – Forest Hills
Grade A – Wing Wah Restaurant, 98-12 Metropolitan Ave. – Filth flies
Grade B – Desert Rain Lounge, 107-29 Metropolitan Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, No appropriate food thermometer
Grade C – Due Fratelli, 101-16 Queens Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, No Food Protection Certificate, Filth flies

Events
• Jamaica – 11 a.m. – USPS unveils 2016 Lunar New Year stamps. St. John’s University, D’Angelo Center, 4th Floor, 80-00 Utopia Parkway

• Long Island City – 11 a.m. – Urban Upbound encourages New Yorkers to take advantage of free tax-prep sites. 12-15 40th Ave.

• South Ozone Park – 11 a.m. – Councilman Ruben Wills attend ribbon-cutting ceremony for new dance studio. MS 226, 121-10 Rockaway Blvd.

• Jamaica – Noon to 5 p.m. – American Red Cross Blood Drive. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Saturday
Flushing – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Breast Cancer Screening. Korean Community Services, 35-56 159th St.
Glendale – 9:30 to 11 a.m. – VIP Petcare Community Vet Clinic. K9 Caterers, 75-16 Woodhaven Blvd.
Douglaston – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Young Discovers Club: Winter Survivor. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Flushing – 11 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella and residents oppose BSA application for house of worship. 46-05 Parsons Blvd.
LIC – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Independent Charter School Fair. Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.
• East Elmhurst - 11:30 a.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta donates coats from winter drive. District Office, 32-37 Junction Blvd.
LIC – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Middle School Academy – Free After School Program. Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.
• LIC – 1 p.m. – Documentary: A Walk Through Queens. Free. Greater Astoria Historical Society, Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway
Douglaston – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Nature Detectives.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
• Long Island City – 2 p.m. – Meet celebrity cat Lil Bub. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Boo! Spooktacular Enchanted Forest. Prices Vary. Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
• Jamaica – 4 p.m. – Opening of new Jimmy Crystal New York retail store. Bar 360 at Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Sunday
• Corona – 10:30 a.m. – Little Makers: Butter Up. $8/Family. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Astoria – 1 p.m. – The Muppet Show: Comic Legends. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC – 3 p.m. – Interactive Performance: Disruption in Disruption/Destruction. Free. Dorsky Gallery, 11-03 45th Ave.
• Flushing – 4:30 p.m. – Screening: Medardo. $10. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. S.

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January 29th, 2016 at 9:21 am

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Morning Buzz: Snow leads to Elmhurst heroin bust, School worker caught refereeing student fight

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Thursday, January 28
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended all week for snow removal.

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 41.

Top Stories
• A new report finds New York City school kids are so tech-oriented, many of them can’t even sign their own names.

• An NAACP leader in Phoenix is under fire for making a lewd comment about a reporter following a rally protesting the offensive shirts worn by students.

• Today is the 30th anniversary of the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

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Dating is Hard in NYC Thurs. Jan 28th 9pm Three comedians will fight for the love of one lucky audience member. $5 Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Queens News
• Cops made a huge heroin bust in Elmhurst, confiscating drugs with a street value of $13 million from trucks that circled the same block looking for parking.

• A Queens after-school worker was caught on video refereeing a fight between two middle school students

• A sanitation worker who told cops he got in a fight while clearing snow from a fire hydrant in Queens was actually soliciting a prostitute.

Politics
• Trump’s campaign manager keeps ratcheting up the rhetoric against Fox’s Megyn Kelly, with even the White House weighing in on skipping the debate.

• Former Queens and Brooklyn congressman Anthony Weiner says he now regrets letting a film crew film his run for mayor, will skip watching documentary.

Entertainment
• A porn star is threatening to release nude photos of Kanye West she says the rapper sent her.

• The Boss rescheduled his snowed-out MSG show for March, and added two April dates in Brooklyn. Tickets for those shows go on sale tomorrow.

Opinion
• The Observer writes it’s time for the public to have access to Hart Island, the city’s potter’s field at the mouth of the Long Island Sound.

• A guest writer for the Queens Ledger says the lack of minority nominations at this year’s Oscars isn’t the real issue with the movie industry.

In the Blogs
• There’s still time to decide which projects end up on the final Participatory Budgeting ballot in Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s district.

• A Queens elected official wants to put a regulation soccer field in Astoria Park.

Trending in New York
Federer
#BaeIn3Words
#bfc530
Challenger
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Scoreboard
• St. John’s lost to Seton Hall, 79-60.

• LIU Brooklyn topped Sacred Heart, 92-84.

• The Knicks are in Toronto to take on the Raptors. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• St. Francis is in Staten Island for 9 p.m. meeting with Wagner College.

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Independent Charter School Fair Sat. Jan 30th 11am-2pm Come join us and get information about the wonderful school options available. Meet & Greet with Administrators and Staff. The Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd, LIC
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Real Estate
• Forest Hills residents got their first glimpse of a new building going up on Austin Street.

• Apt for Rent - Forest Hills – 2 bedroom, 1 bath in top pre-war building.  New kitchen appliances, pet friendly, steps to express subway.  Asking $2,500/month.  Madeleine Realty  718-520-0303

• Apt for Rent – Maspeth – 3 bedroom apt, 1st floor, separate entrance, kitchen & bathroom like new.  Asking $1,900/month.  Imperato Realty  718-672-2500

• Sold – Four-bedroom, two-bath, 1,138-square-foot single-family home at 219-05 130th Avenue in Laurelton for $338,000.

Style & Fashion
Buffalo plaid is coming into its own in fashion circles.

Need to sell a pair of $9,000 headphones? Just get Rihanna to tweet out a picture of herself wearing them.

Events
Long Island City - 9 a.m. – Contractor’s Open House. DDC Atrium, 30-30 Thomson Ave.

• Glendale - 10:15 a.m. – Miss New York Jamie Lynn Macchia speaks to students at Sacred Heart School. 84-05 78th Ave.

• Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. – Queens Land Use Public Hearing. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Partners in Progress to announce launch of Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative. Sheraton LaGuardia, Topaz Room, 139-20 39th Ave.

• Ridgewood – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – #GetAlarmedNYC Smoke Alarm Distribution.  Peter Cardella Senior Ctr, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd.

• Flushing – Noon – Comptroller Scott Stringer visits with seniors. Nan Shan Senior Center, 136-18 39th Ave., 6th Fl.

• Flushing – 12:30 p.m. – Stringer visits with seniors. Korean Community Services Senior Center, 42-15 166th St.

• Jackson Heights – 3 p.m. – Ribbon-cutting for new Big Brothers Big Sisters location. 82-11 37th Ave., Room LL-14

• Jamaica - 7 p.m. – Queens Library Board of Trustees Meeting. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Astoria – 9 p.m. – Dating is Hard in NYC. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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January 28th, 2016 at 9:11 am

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Morning Buzz: Queens snow job blame game on, Court will allow killing of owls at JFK

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Wednesday, January 27
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended all week for snow removal.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 41.

Top Stories
Gunfire erupted at the Oregon wildlife refuge occupied by a makeshift militia, killing one and leaving eight members in custody.

• Uber is turning to a classic kid’s toy to protect its drivers from drunk passengers.

• There was yet another random subway slashing, this time at an East Harlem station.

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12 Infamous Crime Scene Locations: A Modern Perspective Wed. Jan 27th 1pm Retired NYPD Detective Ike Ilkiw walks us through some of the most infamous crimes in NYC’s history. Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.
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Queens News
• A DSNY union and private contractors traded blame for leaving Queens under snow. Meanwhile, cleanup crews found the snow frozen on Tuesday.

• A U.S. Appeals Court will allow the killing of snowy owls that JFK officials say pose a threat to airplanes.

• FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro had two fire crews dispatched to his Whitestone home to clear a path from his home to the street.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio wants the state legislature to give him at least seven years of mayoral control of the schools.

• The fraud convictions of two people who worked on former comptroller John Liu’s mayoral campaign were upheld.

Entertainment
• Abe Vigoda, star of Barney Miller and The Godfather, passed away at the age of 94.

• The original drummer for Black Sabbath slams a bandmate’s claim that he was invited to perform on the group’s farewell tour.

Opinion
• The Post is calling for FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro’s job.

• Instead of going after lobbyists and corrupt money, the Daily News argues a state ethics commission is instead focusing on the press.

In the Blogs
• Beloved Astoria Italian restaurant Ponticello has closed its doors.

• State Senator Joseph Addabbo and a Glendale church are hosting a Valentine’s Day food drive.

Trending in New York
#MakeAMovieWhiter
Puerto Ricans
#BellLetsTalk
#Oregonstandoff
Lil Kim

Scoreboard
• The Knicks fell to the Thunder, 128-122

• The Nets lost a close one to the Heat, 102-98.

• St. John’s looks to get their first conference win in New Jersey against Seton Hall. Tip-off is 7 p.m.

• LIU Brooklyn hosts Sacred Heart at 7 p.m.

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You Should Be Dancing Wed. Jan 27th 8-12pm A Bee Gees Tribute. Bar 360 @ Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• Here’s the best neighborhoods in Queens for first-time home buyers.

• For Sale – Jackson Heights – Large one bedroom 730 sq ft co-op. Pet friendly, parking available.  Asking $198,000  Lou Pastorini  917-797-7567

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Lovely 3 room co-op in elevated building, large living room, king size master bedroom.  Asking $189,500  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• Sold – One-bedroom, two-bath, 732-square-foot apartment at 136-16 31st Road in Flushing for $438,000.

Money News
• Here’s the five options facing the Federal Reserve as the economy continues to decline.

• Chase is preparing a nationwide rollout of new ATM machines that won’t require a card.

Events
Flushing – 10:30 a.m. – Yoga and Meditation. Pomonok Senior Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.

Woodhaven - 1 p.m. – 12 Infamous NYC Crime Scene Locations: A Modern Perspective. Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-12 91st Ave.

Long Island City – 4:30 p.m. – State Senator Michael Gianaris helps open IDNYC “Pop-Up” site. Consulate General of Ecuador, 24-15 Queens Plaza N.

Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Haitian Independence Day Celebration. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Glendale – 7 to 9 p.m. – Glendale Kiwanis Board Meeting. Superior Interlock, 73-39 Central Ave.

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January 27th, 2016 at 8:30 am

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Morning Buzz: Queens residents upset by unplowed streets, Gridlock causes delays at LGA

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Tuesday, January 26
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended all week for snow removal.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. High of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Obama is banning the use of solitary confinement to punish juvenile offenders in federal prisons.

• A Texas grand jury cleared Planned Parenthood of any wrongdoing and indicted two accusers of tampering with a governmental record.

• Democratic presidential candidates made one last pitch to Iowa voters at a CNN town hall.

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Queens News
• Upset residents and elected officials tried to dig themselves out Monday after several Queens neighborhoods were ignored by city plows.

• A huge traffic jam and a vehicle fire caused hours of delays at LaGuardia Airport.

• Cops shoveled out an elderly woman after a plow trapped her in a driveway.

Politics
• The Boston Globe endorsed Ohio Governor John Kasich.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio said Michael Bloomberg is too rich to be president.

Entertainment
• Eminem, Jimmy Fallon and Cher were among the stars who donated to Flint to help address its water crisis.

Charlie Sheen never told his two daughters about his HIV diagnosis.

Opinion
• Bob McManus of the Post says Michael Bloomberg is a lucky politician, so why not try his luck at the presidency?

• The New York Times says the Supreme Court should outlaw life sentences without parole for juveniles altogether.

In the Blogs
• Maspeth residents were outraged that even at 2 p.m., their street was not plowed.

• An ambulance carrying a pregnant woman in Middle Village got stuck in the snow.

Trending in New York
#AddSportsRuinAShow
#RepublicDay
Cousins
#GSWvsSAS
#TheBachelor

Scoreboard
• The Rangers outpaced the Buffalo Sabres by the score of 6-3.

• The Islanders fell to the Detroit Red Wings, 2-4, at Barclays Center.

• The Nets are home to take on the Heat. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Knicks are home for a 7:30 p.m. meeting with the Thunder.

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Valentine’s for Vets Collecting toiletries, cards, candy (sugar-free preferred) and new clothing items for Men & Women Veterans. Donation deadline is Wed. Feb 10th. Drop off at Assemblyman Mike Miller’s office, 83-91 Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven. 718-805-0950
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Real Estate
• The TWA Flight Center Hotel has secured unanimous support from local community boards.

• For Sale – Glendale – Beautiful 1 bedroom co-op with Manhattan views on high floor!  Updated kitchen, rear terrace overlooking Forest Park, 24 hr. security and laundry on sight.  Asking $179,000  Coldwell Banker Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Middle Village – 1 family semi-detached brick, corner property, private driveway, many updates.  Asking $695,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Ozone Park – An 8-bedroom, 3-bathroom house at 9521 102nd Street for $695,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Twitter announced a shakeup that resulted in the departure of many top executives.

• Business Insider lists the 21 best free apps for your iPhone.

Events
Forest Hills – 10:30 a.m. – Office of Temporary and Disability Services Commissioner Sam Roberts discusses regional State of the State agenda. Queens Community House, 108-25 62nd Dr.

• Astoria - 7 p.m. – 114th Precinct Community Council Meeting.  Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Avenue

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January 26th, 2016 at 7:47 am

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Morning Buzz: Katz delivers State of the Borough, Woman shot near JFK hotel

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Friday, January 22

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 34, and then the snow hits on Saturday, with predictions ranging from six inches to one foot. Mostly sunny on Sunday with a high of 37.

Top Stories
• Fifty million people in 15 states are gearing up for this weekend’s winter snowstorm.

• How Russian president Vladimir Putin “probably” had an ex-KGB spy killed with tea.

• The U.S. government is tightening up travel restrictions for European travelers who have been to Iraq, Iran, Syria or Sudan in the last five years.

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Queens News
• A woman was critically injured after a shooting at a hotel near JFK Airport.

• Borough President Melinda Katz delivered her 2016 State of the Borough address.

• A runaway cow escaped a Queens slaughterhouse and had to be corralled by a couple of cops-turned-cowpokes from the 103rd Precinct.

Politics
• With the Iowa caucuses less than two weeks away, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump maintain their leads in recent polls.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his $82 billion budget for FY2017.

Entertainment
• Will Smith will join his wife Jada Pinkett Smith in boycotting the Academy Awards.

• Sources say Liam Hemsworthy and Miley Cyrus are engaged again.

Opinion
• Charles Blow of the Times says Flint officials’ failure to respond to the water crisis shows a “staggering level of ineptitude.”

• George Will in the Post lays out why China’s economy is struggling.

In the Blogs
• Cinema Under the Influence will host a screening of Blues Brothers in LIC to benefit the Chain Theatre.

• The missing Astoria flight attendant is receiving national attention.

Trending in New York
#GuyFieriMovies
#WelcomeBabyTomlinson
#BFC530
Macklemore
#ncwx

Scoreboard
• LIU Brooklyn fell to Farleigh Dickinson, 101-95.

• St. Francis was crushed by Wagner, 83-59.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Rangers head to Carolina to take on the Hurricanes. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks host the Clippers. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
• The Nets host the Jazz at 7:30 p.m. in Brooklyn.
• The Islanders have a 7:30 p.m. road meeting with the Senators.
Saturday
• The Knicks are back in action, this time with a 7 p.m contest in Charlotte.
• The Islanders are back in Brooklyn to host the Flyers at 7:30 p.m.
• Borough rivals LIU Brooklyn and St. Francis meet in the annual Hoops for Heroes event. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.
• St. John’s takes the court at MSG for a 8 p.m. contest with Marquette.
Sunday
• The Rangers are in Ottawa for a 3 p.m. match-up with the Senators.
• The Nets host a 3:30 p.m. matinee against the Thunder.

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Teen Digital Media Lab Fri. Jan 22nd 4pm A unique opportunity to share in your favorite kinds of media-making, or to experiment with something new. Ages 14+ Free! Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria (718) 777-6888
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Real Estate
• The Forest Hills Times discussed the neighborhood’s hot real estate market with local broker Jacques Ambron.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun. Jan 24th 1-3pm – 60-65 80th Avenue, Glendale. Renovated 2 family, 2 bedroom over 3, driveway with 2 car parking, full finished basement, yard.  Asking $799,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-821-5999

• For Sale - Maspeth – Large brick 2 family with 1 bedroom walk-in apartment, one-car garage, balcony overlooking yard.  Asking $980,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 767-square-foot apartment at 125-05 84th Avenue in Kew Gardens for $178,000.

Eating Out
• Two Queens restaurants made Gothamist’s list of the best all-you-can-eat places in the city.

• Eater NY has updated its list of the hottest restaurants in Queens right now.

Restaurant ABC’s – Bellerose
Grade A – High Class Pizza, 246-11 Jericho Turnpike – Food not protected from potential contamination
Grade B – Triple Crown Diner, 248-27 Jamaica Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food not protected from possible contamination
Grade C – Taste of Cochin, 248-08 Union Turnpike – Hot food not held above 140 degres, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies

Events
Flushing – 8:15 a.m. – Congressman Gregory Meeks and Export-Import Chairman Fred Hochberg discuss international trade and local businesses. Queens College, Summit Flex Space, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing - 2 p.m. – Elected officials announce free tax prep for individuals making less than $62,000. Queens Library, 41-17 Main St., 3rd Floor

• Astoria – 4 p.m. – Teen Digital Media Lab. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

Woodhaven – 7 p.m. – Image of America: Corona. Neir’s Tavern, 87-48 78th St.

Corona – 7 p.m. – Flushing Chinese Business Association 34th Annual Dinner Dance. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

Rockville Centre – 8 p.m. – Alice in Wonderland. Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.

• Long Island City – 8 p.m. – Take Root Dance. $15. Green Space, 37-24 24th St.

Saturday
LIC – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Independent Charter School Fair.  Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.
Maspeth – 11:30 a.m. – Queens Baseball Convention.  O’Neill’s, 54-31 53rd Dr.
Rockville Centre – 2 and 8 p.m. – Alice in Wonderland. Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
• Long Island City – 8 p.m. – Take Root Dance. $15. Green Space, 37-24 24th St.

Sunday
Maspeth - 9 to 10:30 a.m. – St. Stanislaus Kostka Open House.  61-17 Grand Ave.
Astoria – 11 a.m. – The Importance of Oral Hygiene. Steinway Family Dental Center, 32-50 Steinway St.
• Maspeth – 11:30 a.m. – Queens Baseball Conference 2016. $25-$50. O’Neill’s, 64-31 53rd Dr.
• Long Island City – 1 p.m. – Documentary: A Walk Through Queens. Free. Greater Astoria Historical Society, Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway
Middle Village – 2 p.m. – The Life of Enrico Caruso. Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.
Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – Alice in Wonderland. Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
• Long Island City – 6 p.m. – Opening Reception for Three New Exhibitions. Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves St.

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January 22nd, 2016 at 9:33 am

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