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Tuesday, January 23

Top Stories 
• Two students were killed and 17 others were wounded in a shooting at a Kentucky high school.

• Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former F.B.I. Director James B. Comey were interviewed as part of the Russia investigation.

• An elevator repairman fell to his death after he lost his balance and fell in an elevator shaft in Kips Bay.

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Queens News
• A police officer was hit in the head by a brick while two construction workers were arguing in Maspeth.

• An 11-year-old boy is in stable condition after he was struck by a school bus in Jamaica.

• Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato is asking for the public’s help to name her new furry staff member.

Subway Status 
• Southbound F trains are running with delays because of a rail condition at York St.

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

Traffic 
• Disabled truck on I-278 eastbound approaching Northern Blvd 1 lane blocked.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound from Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd to Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from Hoover Ave to Linden Blvd.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy.

• Disabled vehicle on I-278 eastbound ramp to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge partial lane blocked.

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

Sports
• The Islanders (24-20-5) fell to the Arizona Coyotes in overtime, 3-2.

• The Rangers (24-19-5) visit Anaheim to take on the Ducks at 10 p.m.

• The Knicks (21-26) face the Golden State Warriors in Oakland at 10:30 p.m.

• The Nets (18-29) are in Oklahoma City to play the Thunder at 8 p.m.

• St. John’s (10-10) hosts Creighton at 8:30 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

The Flash (CW, 8PM) – When a familiar villain returns to terrorize Central City, Ralph must rise up to defend the innocent while Barry is detained by his trial. Meanwhile, Barry searches for the strength to keep his optimism alive in the face of his new circumstances.

NCIS (CBS, 8PM)- After McGee and Torres visit the home of a high schooler who witnessed a hit-and-run, her parents, Christopher and Julie Bell, flee with their daughter, leaving NCIS in the lurch.

This Is Us (ABC, 9PM) – Kevin helps Randall and Beth with a project. Kate contemplates a big gift for Toby. Jack and Rebecca talk about their future.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there’s an adventure in everything.

Hulu: Nashville Season 6 – Follows the lives and tragedies of rising and fading country music stars in Nashville, Tennessee.

Amazon Video: Grimm Season 1 – Inspired by the classic Grimm fairy tales — Nick Burkhardt’s life is turned upside down when his family’s legacy is revealed.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodhaven – New Listing!  Large 1 BR co-op w/ bright EIK, spacious LR, DR, plenty of closets.  Southern exposure w/ yard. Close to all. Asking $205,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Middle Village – Brick Ranch style home in the heart of Middle Village!  Generous LR, 2BRs including Queen Master, completely finished basement! Parking spot & yard.  Asking $599,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

Local Eats of the Day

• Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant
Located at 4702 Greenpoint Ave.

Enjoy an order of their Pollo Burrito made with beans, Mexican rice, oaxaca cheese, adobo marinated grilled chicken and topped with red tomato salsa and sour cream for $10.

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

Local Events 
• Corona – 7 p.m. – Community Education Council 24 hosts January meeting. PS 211, 50-51 98th St.

• Jamaica Estates – 7 p.m. – Bukharian Jewish Union hosts drug abuse education forum. Bukharian Jewish Community Center of Jamaica Estates, 80-14 Chevy Chase St.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
Instagram: A new feature was recently introduced on the app that allows people to view your activity status. Click here to learn how to turn it off.

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Written by QTadmin

January 23rd, 2018 at 4:07 pm

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