New Queens educational leader ready to tackle issues, Queens youth leader tapped for city wide post & Thursday events

Thursday, February 20th

Alternate side parking rules are suspended. meters still in effect.

 

Top Stories
• More violence has erupted in Ukraine as a truce between protesters and police fell apart yesterday and 19 people were killed. 

• Because of the snow days, official holidays and the government shutdown, U.S. government employees have shuttered their offices for 27 of the 105 weekdays sinceOctober 1st.

• Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were assaulted by the Cossack militia at the Sochi Olympics and were literally whipped in the street.

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St. Stan’s Rosary Alter Society Annual Champagne Brunch Sun. Mar 30th 12PMDelicious Food, Great Prizes – Unlimited Champagne! Tickets ($17.00) must be purchased by 3/20. Call Charlie 718-326-2185 St. Stanislaus Kostka School 57-15 61stSt, Maspeth
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Queens News
• The new Queens representative on the Panel for Educational Policy, Deborah Dillingham, is ready to bring change to education across the borough. 

• Queens youth leader Udai Tambar, is set to become the city’s new Director of Children and Youth Services.

• Wood from the storm-battered Rockaway boardwalk is being used to piece together a 21/2-mile section of the boardwalk.
Entertainment
• Jimmy Fallon takes on R. Kelly in his second night on the Tonight Show.

• Batman prequel T.V. show  ”Gotham” will  feature Jada Pinkett Smith.

Opinion
• Cuomo wants prisoners educated.

• Should NYC crack down on people not shoveling.

Scoreboard
• Nets topped the Jazz 105-99. Check the recap here.

• Knicks defeated New Orleans 98-91. Check the recap here.

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An American in Paris Sat Feb 22nd 4:00PM Story of a painter struggling to make ends meet in the City of Light. Part of the SEE IT BIG! Series @ The Museum of The Moving Image 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria 718-784-0077
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Real Estate
• Latest news- Google is bringing its new NYC location to 10th Ave.

• For sale – Ridgewood - Solid brick two family home, located in the heart of Ridgewood. Near shopping, and transportation. Six rooms of five, with basement and private yard. Asking $699,000.
Crifasi Real Estate

• For sale – Maspeth - One family home that features six spacious 2nd Fl rooms, large living room, queen size master bedroom, modern kitchen, and shared yard. Dishwasher hook up available. Asking $1,800.
Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold - A multi-family home, located at 33-57 164 St. Flushing, for for $835,100.

Family/Parenting
• More test-tube babies were born in the U.S in 2012 than ever before.

• Researchers say the number of chemicals known to be toxic to children’s developing brains has doubled over the last seven years.

 

Events

• Forest Hills - 6 p.m. -  Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San . North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

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