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Tuesday, October 17

Top Stories 
• President Trump said he will call the families of four soldiers killed in Niger and questioned whether his predecessor consoled families.

• A Bronx student who was charged for fatally stabbing a classmate is set to appear before a grand jury.

Queens News
• A burglar who was shot in the groin during a break-in at a Maspeth home received a sentence of 16 years to life in prison.

• A religious organization is accused of making its Astoria dormitory building “unlivable” in order to kick out its tenants.

• The city is opening ten new mini-soccer fields built to ensure that children in under-served neighborhoods remain active.

Subway Status 
• 7 trains are running with delays in both directions because of switch problems at 34 St-Hudson Yards.

• E, F, M, and R train service has resumed following an earlier rail condition at 65 St.

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 28B – Brooklyn Bridge

• Emergency construction on I-678 southbound approaching Queens Blvd; NY 25 right lane closed.

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

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 4 – I-278; West B-Q Expwy and START ROUTE Grand Central Pkwy; I-278; Exit – 29th St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• 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 Yankees topped the the Astros, 8-1. They will take on the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium for Game 4 at 5:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-5-0) host the Penguins at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks kick off their regular season at Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

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What’s On TV Tonight

• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Barry takes on a dangerous meta who can control technology and confronts an obstacle in his personal life. Meanwhile, Gypsy prepares for a date with Cisco, but she gets annoyed when his work keeps them apart.

• The Mick (FOX, 9PM) – Mickey and Jimmy throw a Halloween party in their spooky, charred mansion, but things get out of hand.

• NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 9PM) – The NCIS team investigates the copycat murder of an unsolved case from 150 years ago that spawned a legendary New Orleans ghost story.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Patton Oswalt: Annihilation – By turns scathing and candid, Patton Oswalt reflects on the glut of the comic material in the Trump era and the dark days following a personal tragedy.

• Hulu: Elementary Season 3 – Holmes returns to New York with a new apprentice and a renewed interest in working with the NYPD after being fired by London’s MI6.

• Amazon Video: Charlotte’s Web – Wilbur the pig is scared he will end up on the dinner table by the end of the season. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Glendale – Detached one family home features 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, EiK, large private driveway with 2 car garage. Asking
$718,000.  Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Flushing – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, living room, dining room, EiK, hardwood floors, balcony. Asking $1,800. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc.  718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Don Pollo
Located at 41-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Enjoy an order of their whole chicken for $10.

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

Local Events 
• Corona – 6 to 8 p.m. – Congressman Joseph Crowley hosts STEM career fair. New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

• Little Neck – 6:30 p.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina attends District 26’s Community Education Council town hall meeting. MS 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy.

• Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts 8th annual Hispanic Leadership Awards. Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.

• Ridgewood – 7:30 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Council meeting. St. Matthias School, 58-15 Catalpa Ave.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – October Free Movie Night: Halloween II. The Ditty, 35-03 Ditmars Blvd.

• Corona – 8:30 p.m. – Queens Library Gala. Queens Museum, New York City Building.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• iOS Tips: If your Apple device is running iOS 11, click here to check out a list of 28 new hidden features.

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Written by QTadmin

October 17th, 2017 at 4:00 pm

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