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Tuesday, January 16

Top Stories 
• Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was subpoenaed last week by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the Russia investigation.

• Governor Cuomo unveiled his $168 billion state budget plan and said he’ll urge lawmakers to reconsider restructuring the state tax system in response to the federal tax overhaul.

• A woman was fatally shot in front of a Bronx bodega after a dispute inside the store.

Drink ‘n Draw
Tues Jan 16th  8:30pm
Bring your friends or enjoy an evening of creative exploration and meeting local artists. Live models! Bring your own materials. Some materials will be available for purchase. $10  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria.

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Queens News
• A man died after he was found on the street with a massive head injury in Bayside.

• Hundreds of luggage bags have yet to be returned to their ownersafter chaotic delays at JFK Airport earlier this month.

• A new report shows that tenants in the city’s least expensive neighborhoods generate the most heat complaints.

Subway Status 
• Southbound 2 and 5 trains are running with delays because of a train with mechanical problems at Beverly Rd.

• Jamaica bound J trains will end at Crescent St because of a sick passenger at Woodhaven Blvd.

• Rockaway Park S shuttle trains running with delays in both directions because of a train with mechanical problems.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between 58th St and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 23 – Main St and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Exit 24 – Kissena Blvd / 164th St and Exit 22B – Van Wyck Expwy I-678 / College Point Blvd.

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

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

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy.

• Watermain break on MacKay Place eastbound between Shore Rd and Narrows Ave all lanes blocked until further notice.

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

Sports
• The Rangers (22-17-5) host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (23-18-4) topped the Montreal Canadiens, 5-4.

• The Knicks (20-24) routed the Nets (16-28), 119-104.

• The New York Giants are expected to hire Pat Shurmur as its new head coach.

What’s On TV Tonight

The Flash (CW, 8PM) – As Barry’s trial for the murder of Clifford DeVoe begins, Iris and Joe must decide how far they are willing to go to keep Barry out of prison.

This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – Kate goes wedding dress shopping. Kevin embraces a new lifestyle while Randall explores William’s past. Jack and Rebecca take the kids to the mall.

Black Lightning (CW, 9PM) – A retired superhero is drawn back into his old lifestyle when his daughter seeks to serve justice to evil-doers in the series premiere.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Dallas Buyers Club- In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Hulu: Mountain Men Season 1 – It’s a race against winter for men who make their living off the land – hunting, fishing and trapping to put food on the table.

Amazon Video: Endeavor Season 1 – Before Inspector Morse, there was the rookie Constable Morse, fed up with police work and ready to nip his career in the bud by handing in his resignation.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodhaven North - Detached 1 family features 5 BRs, EIK, access to yard from 1st floor. Gas heat, lots of sunlight, 2 blocks to trains & shopping. Asking $558,000. Lou Pastorini  917-797-7567

• For Sale – Middle Village – One family brick, all modern w/ completely finished basement, new baths. Great location! Asking $1,100,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

Local Eats of the Day

• Butcher Bar
Located at 37-10 30th Ave.

Enjoy their Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich with a side of slaw and pickles for $12.99.

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

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Written by QTadmin

January 16th, 2018 at 4:23 pm

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