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Monday, February 4

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing mounting pressure to resign over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.

• NYC parks officials are warning parkgoers to stay off the ice.

• A suspect was shot and a police officer was seriously injured after a confrontation in the Bronx.

IN QUEENS
• A gunman, who is a known MS-13 member, is in custody for fatally shooting a man on a subway platform in Jackson Heights.

• The family of a pregnant real estate agent who was stabbed to death called for justice.

• Police arrested a man who escaped from custody last week while handcuffed.

SUBWAY STATUS
• 2 and 5 trains are delayed in both directions while crews correct a signal problem at E 180 St.

• 8 Av-bound L trains are delayed while crews correct a signal problem at Bedford Av.

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

TRAFFIC
• 22 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

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

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII, 13-3, for their sixth overall title. Julian Edelman took home MVP honors.

• The Knicks (10-42) fell to the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-84.

• The Nets (28-26) host the Milwaukee Bucks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (22-22-7) welcome the Los Angeles Kings to MSG at 7 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• “The Young and Restless” star Kristoff St. John was found dead in his home at the age of 52.

• Liam Neeson is facing backlash after he said he once sought revenge for a loved one’s rape by searching for a black person to kill.

• Check out all the movie trailers that aired during last night’s Super Bowl.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Passage (FOX, 9PM) – In an attempt to protect Amy, Wolgast convinces Sykes and Lear to let them outside of the facility for exercise.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – When Saanvi goes missing, Ben suspects a fanatical group who have become obsessed with the passengers from Flight 828.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Andrews tries to convince a grieving family to donate their daughter’s face to another girl whose face was horribly disfigured in an accident.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Jaws – When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

• HULU: Space Jam – In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Matrix – A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

TECHNOLOGY
• Microsoft’s Xbox Live is coming to the Nintendo Switch, iOS,  and Android.

• Samsung’s Galaxy S10 will be one of the first smartphones to support the faster Wi-Fi speeds offered by Wi-Fi 6.

• Google is releasing two new apps to help deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

#TRENDINGNY
• Super Bowl

• Tom Brady

• #SuperBowlLlll

• #SuperBowl53

• #SuperBowl2019

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Ridgewood – Sunny Spacious Five Room Apartment. Eat In Kitchen, Modern Bath. Great Location Walk To Shopping And Subway. Asking $2,200/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Queens Village – Fully Renovated Single Family House With 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Sized Bathrooms, 2 Half Sized Bathrooms, Central Heating/Cooling, Separate Designed Kitchen That Includes White Marble Floor, Cabinetry, Stainless Steel Stove And Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave And Granite White Marble Countertops, Extended Front Yard, Private Driveway And Two Car Garage. Asking $929,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

LOCAL EVENTS
• Jamaica – 5:30 p.m. – Acting Public Advocate Corey Johnson and City Council members host five-borough bus survey. Jamaica Center, Parsons Blvd. and Archer Ave.

 Kew Gardens – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – New Ideas to New Venture. Queens Borough Hall, Room G10, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – Dear Diary. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

February 4th, 2019 at 3:50 pm

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