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Afternoon Buzz: Trump disbands business advisory councils, Woman fatally shot in St. Albans

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Wednesday, August 16

Top Stories 
• Trump disbanded his two business advisory councils after several CEOs resigned following his comments on Charlottesville.

• An FBI agent was injured after a flash grenade accidentally went off inside Federal Plaza in Manhattan.

Queens News
• Police found a woman with a fatal gunshot wound after receiving a call about an assault in St. Albans.

• A robber choked and punched a woman after he followed her into her apartment building in Astoria.

• Three teens vandalized headstones and spray painted anti-Asian graffiti inside Cyprus Hills cemetery.

Subway Status 
• Southbound F and M trains are running with delays due to a sick customer at 23 St.

• No M trains between Myrtle Av and Metropolitan Av.

• N, Q, R and W trains are running with delays after an an earlier customer injury at 34 St-Herald Sq.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 30 – Flushing Ave.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound from Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvdd / Queens Blvd to Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound from 69th Rd to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound from 69th Rd to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Belt System – Southern Pkwy to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on Belt System – Southern Pkwy eastbound from JFK Expwy to Springfield Blvd.

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

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave to Atlantic Ave.

• Disabled vehicle on NY 27 westbound ramp to START ROUTE NY 27; I-278 – Gowanus Expy; 3rd Ave partial lane blocked,

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

Sports
• The Yankees (63-55) beat the Mets (53-64) by a 5-4 final. Game three of the subway series will take place in the Bronx at 7:08 p.m.

Community Day  
Wednesday August 16th 5-8pm
Enjoy an evening of music, inflatables, games, crafts, and much more! Highland Park, Elton Street & Jamaica Avenue, Cypress Hills.

What’s On TV Tonight

• MasterChef (FOX, 8PM) – The Top 12 head to Las Vegas for a team challenge in which they serve 50 VIPs in entertainment and hospitality at Caesars Palace for its 50th Anniversary party.

• Suits (USA, 9PM) – Mike deals with blowback on his prison case. Harvey struggles to tell Donna about his relationship with Paula. Louis’s past poor behavior comes back to haunt him.

• Salvation (CBS, 10PM) – Darius and Grace are framed for murder and must escape from Russia. Meanwhile, Liam tries to convince Jillian to come back to Tanz.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Burn Notice Season 1- A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

• Hulu: Ali – A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

• Amazon Video: Miss Congeniality – An FBI agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from attacking the event.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Beautiful detached 1 family w/ private driveway, garage and cozy private yard.  Modern gas heat, house is extended w/ a family room and 1/2 bath.  2nd flr has large BRs and tons of closet space.  Asking $839,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Extra large 1 BR co-op w/ Old World Tudor charm!  Updated kitchen & bath, high ceilings, hardwood floors.  P/T doorman, pet friendly, near shopping & subway.  Asking $339,000 Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

Local Eats of the Day

• The Lemon Ice King of
Corona

Located at 52-02 108th St.

Cool off with a variety Italian ice flavors at this popular spot.

Click here to view their menu.

Local Events 
• LIC – 7 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Romance & Cigarettes.  Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Blvd and Broadway.

• Fresh Meadows - 7 p.m. – Jewish Music Under the Stars.  Cunningham Park, 196th St and Union Turnpike.

• Glendale - 8 p.m. – Movies on the Green: Norm of the North. The Shops at Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• Maspeth - 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie Night: SING! Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 56-18 69th St.

 Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Boy Band Project. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Apps: Check out these lists for the best apps on the iPhone this month and Android.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

Written by QTadmin

August 16th, 2017 at 5:25 pm

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