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Friday, January 19

Top Stories 
• Senator Chuck Schumer said he and President Trump made “some progress” but did not reach a deal to avert a shutdown.

• Dozens of residents were forced out of their Manhattan apartment building after building inspectors said a stairway was unstable.

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Queens News
• A man was critically injured after he was run over by a 7 train while he was lying on the subway tracks in Jackson Heights.

• The Port Authority is rolling out new measures in order to improve operations at JFK Airport.

• An unoccupied Mercedes-Benz was found half-submerged in Newtown Creek.

Subway Status 
• N and W trains are running with delays in both directions because of track maintenance at Astoria-Ditmars Blvd.

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

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 33 – Mcguinness Blvd; Humboldt St and Atlantic Ave.

• Disabled truck on I-278 westbound just past Exit 29B – Tillary St right lane blocked.

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

Sports
• Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested in South Floridafor the second time in less than a year.

Friday
• The Knicks (20-25) face the Jazz in Utah at 10:30 p.m.
• The Nets (16-29) host the Miami Heat at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
• The Rangers visit the Avalanche in Colorado at 3 p.m.
• The Islanders take on the Blackhawks in Chicago. Puck drops at 8:30 p.m.
• St. John’s (10-9) hope to get back on track against rival Georgetown in Washington, D.C. at noon.
• LIU Brooklyn faces Central Connecticut State at 3:30 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn hosts Bryant at 4 p.m.

Sunday
• The Rangers are in Los Angeles to take on the Kings at 10:30 p.m.
• The Knicks also travel to Los Angeles to play the Lakers at 3:30 p.m.
• The Nets face the Detroit Pistons on the road at 4 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

Blindspot (NBC, 8PM) – The team races to thwart a deadly terrorist plot with the help of Reade’s journalist girlfriend.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 9PM) – Coulson and the team discover that the most unexpected person from S.H.I.E.L.D.’s past may hold the key to stopping Earth’s destruction.

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, 9PM) – When the corpse of a diamond smuggler is stolen from a graveyard, Five-0 tracks down his partner, Voss, who will stop at nothing to retrieve their latest batch of contraband.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Gracie and Frankie Season 4 – As Grace and Frankie muddle through ups and downs with their business, romantic relationships and families, they must face some realities of aging.

Hulu: The Path Season 3 – Eddie, now Guardian of the Light, opens the movement up with the help of new publicist Vera.

Amazon Video: Just Add Magic Season 2 – When the magical cookbook goes missing from Kelly’s backpack, the girls cook a tracking spell to find it again but are worried it might have left them forever.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Two family home on 80×100 ft lot. 4 BRs, 2 bath total. Finished basement, walking distance to Charles Park. Close to all. Asking $995,000. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

 OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 20th 12-3pm  52-58 70th St, Maspeth One family attached brick home features 3 lg. BRs, 2 full bath, large L/R, remodeled kitchen, D/R. Many closets, full basement, garage, driveway, nice yard. Near all! Asking $784,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Mom’s Kitchen and Bar
Located at 33-01 31st Ave.

Enjoy their all day brunch with aMom’s Making Breakfast as you pick your favorites and create your own breakfast.

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

Local Events 
• Douglaston – 7 p.m. – Essential Oils Workshop. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• Elmhurst - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Muppet Music Moments.  Museum of the Moving Image,36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Winter Family Program: Winter Trees.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Flushing – 2:15 p.m. – Dreams of Sand.  Flushing town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Woodhaven – 9 p.m. – Wes Houston Trio performs.  Neir’s Tavern, 87-48 78th St.
• Rego Park – 10 p.m. – Radio Daze performs.  Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.

Sunday
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Muppet Music Moments.  Museum of the Moving Image,36-01 35th Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
Lost Phone: If you ever lose your phone while traveling, it is important to take various steps to recover it and protect your information.

Click here to learn how.

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Written by QTadmin

January 19th, 2018 at 4:09 pm

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