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Monday, December 3

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Former President George H.W. Bush left Texas and headed to Washington to lie in state for a two-day ceremony.

• President Trump boasted about his trade deal between the United States and China. Yet, little details are known.

• Four people believed to be homeless were killed in a fire in Poughkeepsie.

IN QUEENS
• A Queens man was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in Brooklyn and police believe his body was dumped there.

• An 85-year-old man with dementia, who went missing last week, was found dead in the waters off Long Island.

• Two men are facing 7 years in prison for stealing mail from mailboxes in Richmond Hill and Forest Hills.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound 6 trains are running with delays because of track maintenance between Hunts Point Av and Parkchester.

• Main St-bound 7 trains are running express from Queensboro Plaza to 74 St-Broadway because of an unauthorized person on the tracks at 61 St-Woodside. Expect delays in 7 train service in both directions.

• Broad St-bound J trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Crescent 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.

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

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Giants (4-8) topped the Chicago Bears in overtime, 30-27.

• The Jets (3-9) blew a large lead against the Tennessee Titans, 26-22.

• The Rangers (13-12-3) fell to the Winnipeg Jets in a shootout, 4-3.

• The Knicks (8-16) host the Washington Wizards at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (8-16) are home against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s (7-0) beat Georgia Tech, 76-73.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (4-3) hosts St. Joseph’s Brooklyn at 7 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Pete Davidson opened up about being bullied online for the past nine months in an Instagram post.

• Halsey called out the Victoria’s Secret Fashion show due to a lack of inclusivity.

• Queen and Adam Lambert announced a North America tour for the summer of 2019.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Arrow (CW, 8PM) – Felicity stands by her recent decisions regarding her family. Meanwhile, Diggle and Lyla continue to look into the Dante painting that Curtis found.

• The Neighborhood (CBS, 8PM) – When Calvin and Tina learn Marty has a new girlfriend, they insist he invite her over for dinner, with surprising results.

• The Good Doctor (ABC,10PM) – In the winter finale, Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Alex Park treat two patients who collapse at the local airport and whose symptoms point to an infection that may become airborne.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: 8 Mile – A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

• HULU: Pulp Fiction – The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Black Stallion – While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on.

TECHNOLOGY
• Verizon and Samsung announced plans to release a 5G smartphone in the first half of 2019.

• A report from Bloomberg indicates that Apple will not release a 5G compatible iPhone before 2020.

• Tumblr will ban all adult content from its platform on December 17.

#TRENDINGNY
• Tumblr

• #MondayMotivation

• Scott Free

• #OurEpiphanyJin

• Friends

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – Two-Story Mixed-use Corner Building w/ 3 Stores & 2 Apartments. 1 Block to 111 St J train. Asking $1,888,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Middle Village – Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen AndSpacious Patio! Upstairs Two Generous Bedrooms, Office Room, And Full Bath. Pretty Quiet Block Convenient To Shopping And Transportation Including Express Buses To Manhattan And Subway! Ready To Move In, Utilities Included. Asking $,2300/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Glendale – 6 to 9 p.m. – Pet Photos with Santa.  Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• LIC – 6 p.m. – 11th annual Hunters Point Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony. Vernon Mall, 50th Ave. and Vernon Blvd.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 11 monthly meeting. MS 158, 46-35 Oceania St.

• Queens Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 13 Land Use Committee Meeting. 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

December 3rd, 2018 at 3:44 pm

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