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MORNING BUZZ (2/13): Canadian gas coming to Astoria, P.S. 49 principal’s retirement come at awkward time & Thursday events

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Thursday, February 13th

Alternate side parking rules are suspended. Meters still in effect

Weather
• Snow, sleet and rain all day. High near 33.

Top Stories
• The MTA bus that collided with a stolen truck Tuesday morning and killed the bus driver downtown was apparently stolen by model Tyson Beckford’s nephew

• The south is being devastated by this snow and ice storm which has already left half a million without power.

• Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is filing a lawsuit against President Obama over the NSA surveillance program.  

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Shoot Some Hoops! Martin Luther School’s Mid-Winter Basketball ClinicFeb 17th-21st9AM-3PM Open to Boys & Girls Ages 6-14. All Skill Levels Welcome! For more information, contact Chris Brown 718-894-4000 ext 221 or emailCbrown@martinluthernyc.org
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Queens News
• Just as the Principal of P.S. 49 in Middle Village is about to retire, a sexual harassment suit was brought up against him before he could leave.

• A plan to build a $2.2 billion transmission line to deliver clean, cheap Canadian power to Astoria moving full-steam ahead.

• The family of a National Guardsman who was killed by police in Queens, will receive a $2.5 million settlement from the city.

Entertainment
• The new Robocop movie only gets a one star review.

• Country star Billy Ray Cyrus has released a hip-hop remake of his 1992 hit song “Achy Breaky Heart”

Opinion
• Governor Cuomo feels the teacher evaluation process needs to be looked at. 

• MTA tells riders what section of a train they should board in order to make their rides more efficient .

Scoreboard
• Nets topped the Bobcats 105-89. Check the recap here.

• Knicks fell to the Kings 101-106. Check the recap here.

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Violin & Piano Recital Sat. Feb 22nd 2:00PM Featuring two upcoming talented artists, Olga Turkina, violin & Phillip Petkov, piano. Requesting all in attendance to donate canned, non-perishable foods. FREE! For more information, contact Ed Horn 718-278-3240 ehorn@stmichaelscemetery.com St. Micheal’s Cemetery 72-02 Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst.
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Real Estate
• Latest news – Here are the nine best neighborhoods for a great real estate deal.

• For sale – College Point – Beautiful large brick, one-family home. Finished basement. Four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, private yard. Two car garage and balcony. Asking $669,000.
Crifasi Real Estate
• For sale – Briarwood - Just listed. On family home with six rooms, three bedrooms. Fantastic condition. Asking $555,000.
Okane Realty

• Sold - A 1048 square foot condo located at 4223 212th St. in Bayside for $610,950.

Family/Parenting
• Some parents are poor judges of their child’s weight.

• Here’s a look at how the parents of some Olympians feel while their children compete

Events

• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. –  Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San . North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Long Island City – 6:30 p.m. – Community District Education Council 30 Quarterly Meeting. P.S./I.S. 78. 46-08 5th St.

• Long Island City – 7 p.m. – A free seminar on the introduction of Social Media for small businesses.

Written by QTadmin

February 13th, 2014 at 8:14 pm

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