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Afternoon Buzz: Senator Jose Peralta died from Leukemia: Medical Examiner, Amazon posts first job listings for its HQ2 office

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Tuesday, January 15

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• British lawmakers soundly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed European Union divorce deal.

• 1,500 GoFundMe pages have been set up by furloughed government employees looking for help.

• John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested on child sex abuse charges.

IN QUEENS
• The Office of Chief Medical Examiner reported that former state Senator Jose Peralta died from leukemia.

• Amazon officially listed two engineering positions for its HQ2 office in New York City.

• Two women were stabbed in an apparent domestic dispute in Fresh Meadows.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Hudson Yards-bound 7 trains run at a slower speed between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Grand Central-42 St

• E train service has resumed with delays in both directions after the NYPD completed its investigation at World Trade Ctr.

•Broad St-bound J trains are delayed while we work to fix a signal malfunction at 85 St-Forest Pkwy.

• Canarsie-bound L trains are delayed because of a signal malfunction at Halsey St.

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

TRAFFIC
• 27 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 24 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 21 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 22 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Brooklyn Nets (22-23) topped the Boston Celtics, 109-102.

• The Rangers (18-20-7) take on the Hurricanes tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (25-15-4) will go up against the St. Louis Blues. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actress and singer Carol Channing died early this morning at the age of 97.

• Chris Pratt has proposed to Katherine Schwarzenegger.

• Kim Kardashian has confirmed that she and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child via surrogate.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Nora grapples with the revelation that Thawne killed her grandmother, while Team Flash must stop the formidable team-up of a newly sprung from jail Weather Witch and Silver Ghost.

• This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – Randall’s campaign comes to a close. Kevin meets someone from Zoe’s past. Kate and Toby get ready for the baby.

• FBI (CBS, 9PM) – A judge and her daughter are murdered after she sentenced a man to life in prison, and Maggie and OA search for the killer behind the possible retaliation.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Pan’s Labyrinth – In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

• HULU: Shrek – A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.

• AMAZON PRIME: Nova Wonders Season 1 – NOVA Wonders follows researchers on the winding paths of uncertainty and the unknown revealing how far we’ve come, how we managed to get here and the remarkable scientists who are transforming our world and the future.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon announced today it will now ship the Fire TV Stick with the new version of the Alexa Voice Remote.

• The Michael Kors Sofie 2.0 smartwatch now features heart rate monitoring, NFC payments, GPS tracking and the latest version of Wear OS.

• Sony has officially revealed its new mid-range Alpha A6400 APS-C mirrorless camera.

#TRENDINGNY
• #TheBachelor

• White House

• #My1stConcertWas

• #MadeInStatenIsland

• Staten Island

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Glendale – Mint 2 Family 3 bedrooms over 2 full fin. bsmt, box rooms, wood floors, private yard. Located near all. Asking $829,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Solid Brick Ranch Style Home In The Heart Of Middle Village Near Juniper Park! Generous Living Room, 2 Bedrooms Including Queen Master Bedroom, Plus Completely Finished Basement! All On One Floor, With Parking Spot & Yard! Asking $599,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flushing – 5:30 p.m. – Free Job Readiness Training.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Astoria Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting.  Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.

• Jackson Heights – 7:00 p.m. – 115th Precinct Community Council Meeting. Jackson Heights Police Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd.

• Ridgewood – 7:00 p.m. – Community Education Council 24 Meeting. PS 77, 976 Seneca Ave.

• Long Island City – 9:00 p.m. – Tyrannosaurus 10 Year Anniversary comedy show.  RAR Bar, 30-01 35th Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

January 15th, 2019 at 4:26 pm

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