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Tuesday, December 12

Top Stories 
• Alabama voters cast their ballots in the controversial Senate race between Doug Jones and Roy Moore.

• President Trump criticized Senator Kirsten Gillibrand after she called for his resignation due to allegations of sexual misconduct.

• The Port Authority bomber posted a message to President Trump’s Facebook page hours before the attack.

Queens News
• A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his brother to deathduring a “domestic dispute” in St. Albans.

• The man convicted of killing Officer Brian Moore will be sentenced next week as he faces life in prison with no parole.

• Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was criticized after he visited inmates at Rikers Island.

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

• Main St bound 7 trains are running express from Queensboro Plaza to Mets-Willets Point because of track maintenance between Queensboro Plaza and Mets-Willets Point.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 27 – Atlantic Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 8 – Ditmars Blvd and 94th St.

• Debris spill on I-678 southbound approaching Northern Blvd; NY 25A 2 lanes blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Rangers (16-11-3) fell to the Dallas Stars in a shootout, 2-1.

• The Islanders (17-10-3) beat the Washington Capitals, 3-1.

• The Knicks (13-13) host the Los Angeles Lakers at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (10-15) welcome the Washington Wizards to Brooklyn. Tip-off is at7:30 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (2-7) takes on Army in Brooklyn Heights at 7 p.m.

• The Yankees officially introduced Giancarlo Stanton, who will wear number 27.

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What’s On TV Tonight

The Middle (ABC, 8PM) – It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX, 9PM) In the Season 5 fall finale, Rosa begs Jake to help her break some big news to her parents, but her plan is thrown off when they wrongly assume the two are dating.

NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 10PM) – After Rita Deveraux tells Pride that Douglas Hamilton is about to make a deal to get out of prison, Pride and the team rehash the Clearwater case in hopes of locating his mystery partner and spoiling his bargaining chip.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: The Farthest: Voyager in Space – More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space – the first human-made object ever to do so.

Hulu: Foreman – A feature documentary about the life and career of two-time heavyweight champion of the world, George Foreman.

Amazon Video: I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown- Linus and Lucy’s younger brother Rerun wants a dog for Christmas, and Snoopy’s brother Spike may be the answer.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Ridgewood – Apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, dining room, kitchen, and home office. Heat and Water included. Asking $2,000/month. Carollo Real Estate  718-366-6636

• For Sale – Jackson Heights – Co-op features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen, living room, dining room, hardwood floors, and fireplace. Asking $799,000. Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

Local Eats of the Day

Astoria Craft
Located at 18-01 26th Rd.

Enjoy their popular Grilled Cheese Sandwich made with cheddar, mozzarella, crispy bacon and tomato on Texas toast. and served with your choice of fries or a side salad for $11.

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

Local Events 
• St. Albans – 5:30 p.m. – Municipal Credit Union cuts ribbon on first branch inSt. Albans. 188-39 Linden Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 6:30 p.m. – Kiwanis Club of Forest Hills Christmas Dinner and Party. The West Side Tennis Club, 1 Tennis Pl.

• Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 meeting. The New Trump Pavilion, 89-40 135th St.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
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Written by QTadmin

December 12th, 2017 at 4:08 pm

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