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Friday, December 8

Top Stories 
• Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell is planning to leave the White House by early next year.

• A woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual assault said she added notes below his alleged inscription in her high school yearbook.

• New York is expected to receive 3 to 5 inches of snow in the season’s first snowfall.

Queens News
• A pregnant woman who went missing from her home in South Richmond Hill was found wandering in Lower Manhattan.

• Six airlines at LaGuardia Airport are changing terminals this weekend as part of the ongoing reconstruction project.

• A state senator is calling for a LIC strip club to be closed after five women were arrested on prostitution charges.

Subway Status 
• 2 and 3 trains run at reduced speed through the Clark St Tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn.

• N and Q train service has resumed following an earlier incident involving a sick passenger at 14 St-Union Sq.

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 Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Road; Ramp (New York) and 109th Ave.

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

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Morgan Ave and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West

• 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 Rangers (15-10-2) are in Washington to take on the Capitals at 7 p.m.
• St. John’s (8-1) takes on 16th-ranked Arizona State at 8 p.m.

Saturday
• The Rangers host the New Jersey Devils at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders travel to Boston to face the Bruins at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks (12-12) head to Chicago to play the Bulls at 8 p.m.
• The Nets face the Miami Heat at Barclays Center at 6 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn (2-6) takes on Fordham in the Bronx at 3 p.m.

Sunday
• The Knicks welcome the Hawks to town. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
• The Giants (2-10) host the Philadelphia Eagles at 1 p.m. with Eli Manning back as starting quarterback.
• The Jets (5-7) are in Denver to take on the Broncos at 4:05 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn (4-6) welcomes Fairfield for a 3:30 p.m. matchup.

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What’s On TV Tonight

Once Upon a Time (ABC, 8PM) – Victoria strikes a deal with Weaver in an attempt to free herself from jail and wake Anastasia, but the cost of saving one life could mean the loss of another.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 9PM) – Daisy decides she will rescue Simmons—even if it means risking everything to do it.

Jane the Virgin (CW, 9PM)  – Jane is excited for her first book tour and brings Xo along for fun, but Alba decides last minute that she is going as well. Things take an unexpected turn at their first stop which makes all three ponder what they should do.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: The Crown: Season 2- The second season bears witness to the end of the age of deference, and ushers in the revolutionary era of the 1960s.

Hulu: Legion Season 1 – David Haller is a troubled young man diagnosed as schizophrenic, but after a strange encounter, he discovers special powers that will change his life forever.

Amazon Video: The Grand Tour Season 2 – Follow Jeremy, Richard, and James, as they continue driving new and exciting automobiles from manufacturers all over the world.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, brand new kitchen, and deck. Asking $1,800/month.Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Co-Op features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, separate dining room, foyer, and kitchen. Conveniently located to E, F, R and N trains as well as LIRR. Asking $775,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

Local Eats of the Day

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

Enjoy their all day brunch with a Mom’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 
Saturday
• Elmhurst - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – December Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Giant Indoor Holiday Flea Market.  Mulz Hall, 88-08 Jamaica Ave.
• Glendale - 9:30 a.m. to Noon – Breakfast with Santa.  Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, 84-05 78th Ave.
• Bayside – 10 a.m. – Community holiday celebration at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children. 29-01 216th St.
• Rego Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Free Meet & Greet w/ Santa Claus & Friends.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – 30th Anniversary Screening: A Muppet Family Christmas.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – Veterans of Foreign Wars Meeting.  John V. Daniels Pot #2813, 47-53 43rd St.

Sunday
• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Giant Indoor Holiday Flea Market.  Mulz Hall, 88-08 Jamaica Ave.
• Corona – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Snow Globe Wonderland.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Maspeth – 10:30 a.. to 1:30 p.m. – Breakfast with Santa.  St. Stan’s Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – John Denver & The Muppets.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pet Photos with Santa!  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Bayside – Noon to 2 p.m. – Around the World Holiday Jazz Brunch. Bayside Historical Society,208 Totten Ave.
• Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade.  VFW Post #2348, 31-35 41st St.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – 30th Anniversary Screening: A Muppet Family Christmas.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 1 to 5 p.m. – Holiday Historic House Tour.  Flushing Town Hall,137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Maspeth – 1 to 6 p.m. – Celtic Irish Gifts & Treasures Open House Party.  72-17 Grand Ave.
• LIC – 2 p.m. – Children’s Christmas Party.  NY Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Ave.
• Flushing – 3 p.m. – The TEN Tenors: Home for the Holidays.  Colden Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave.
• Glendale – 5:30 p.m. – Glendale Kiwanis Tree Lighting Ceremony.  Glendale memorial Triangle, Cooper Ave & Myrtle Ave.

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Written by QTadmin

December 8th, 2017 at 4:02 pm

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