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Afternoon Buzz: Aaron Hernandez acquitted in Boston double murder, Police find 2 pounds of marijuana in man’s car

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Friday, April 14

Top Stories 
• Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty for the murder of two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012.

• A Wisconsin fugitive accused of stealing firearms and mailing an anti-government manifesto to the White House was arrested.

Queens News
• A man was arrested after police found two pounds of marijuana in his car trunk in Elmhurst.

• Police are searching for a man accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman and an 85-year-old man in Jackson Heights.

• The schedule for the new Rockaway ferry route was released ahead of its launch.

Subway Status 
• 4 and 5 trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at Atlantic Av-Barclays Center.

Saturday Subway Service Changes

Sunday Subway Service Changes

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 Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway and Morgan Ave.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 31 – Cross Island Parkway.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between Exit 4 – I-278; West B-Q Expressway and Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expressway.

• Emergency construction on I-678 southbound at Roosevelt Ave left lane closed until further notice.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Linden Place; I-678 and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Amazins’ are in Miami to play the Marlins again at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to St. Louis for a 3-game series with the Cardinals. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.
• The Rangers play Game 2 of their first-round playoff matchup at Montreal. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets take on the Marlins for a 7:10 p.m. matchup.
• The Yankees face the Cardinals again at 7:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets conclude their series with the Marlins with a 1:10 p.m. matinee.
• The Bronx Bombers finish their set with the Cardinals at 1:05 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Canadiens for Game 3 at 7 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Hawaii Five-O (CBS, 9 p.m.) – McGarrett investigates the murder of one of the last survivors of the USS Arizona and learns about his grandfather’s important role at Pearl Harbor.

• Reign (CW, 9 p.m.) – Mary and Darnley wed in a lavish affair, which proves to be a successful decision in regard to her political standing. Meanwhile, James makes an interesting discovery about Greer;

• Blue Bloods (FOX, 10 p.m.) – Erin’s help is sought by a witness in one of her old cases, and she obliges because the man wants to shut down a drug operation. Meanwhile, Danny and Baez suspect that a teen’s suicide was really homicide.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return – Captured by mad scientists, new host Jonah survives a blitz of cheesy B movies by riffing on them with his funny robot pals.

Hulu: Everybody Hates Chris Season 1 – A young African American teen attempts to survive with his dysfunctional family in the 1980s.

Amazon Video: Fortitude – Fortitude is the most northerly town in the world, and the most peaceful – until a prominent member of the community is found eviscerated in his own home, and suddenly the town’s sheriff has his first ever murder to investigate.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Maspeth – 3 bedroom, kitchen, hardwood floors, full bath with Tub, heat and hot water is included. Asking $2000/month Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Apr 15th 12-2pm  73-30 68th Avenue, Middle Village – Two family brick on 46×100 lot, private driveway, walk to train, vacant at closing.  Asking $828,000  Dave Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

Local Eats of the Day

Taste of China 
Located at 71-00 Grand Ave

Enjoy their popular General Tso’s chicken or boneless spare ribs combo.

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

Local Events 

• Flushing - 7:30 p.m. – Great Small Works Spaghetti Dinner.  Adults only.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Spring Eggstravaganza.  Queens Zoo, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
 Corona - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival.  Pavilion Foundation, Avenue of the States, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Meet & Greet with the Bunny.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Barnyard Egg Hunt.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Glendale - Noon to 8 p.m. – Easter Bunny Photos.  the Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave.
• Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – Veterans of Foreign Wars Meeting.  John V. Daniels Post 2813, 47-53 43rd St.
• Flushing - 7:30 p.m. – Queens Opera Theatre: Inaugural Season Preview.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Sunday
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Spring Eggstravaganza.  Queens Zoo, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
• Corona – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Little Makers: Sun Catchers.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Woodside – Midnight to 2 a.m. – Easter Night Religious Ceremony.  St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church, 45-03 48th Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
Secure Gmail: You can check your Gmail activity by scrolling to the bottom right corner and clicking “Details” underneath “Last Activity”. This will allow you to ensure no one else is accessing your emails.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

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April 14th, 2017 at 4:27 pm

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