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MORNING BUZZ (3/5): Library head facing federal probe, New YMCA a hit and Wednesday events

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Wednesday, March 5

Alternate side parking rules are suspended for today for Ash Wednesday.

• Mostly sunny with a high of 38 degrees.

Top Stories
• A judge denied an 18-year-old’s request for weekly child support and access to a college fund after the high school senior sued her parents.

• The Kremlin is threatening to hit back if the European Union sanctions Russia over its actions in Ukraine.

• A witness testifying in the Oscar Pistorius Trial recounts how his gun accidentally went off in a restaurant.

Musica Reginae Productions presents An Evening of Chamber Music Sat. March 15th@ 7:30 pm. Schumann and Braham Piano Quartets featuring founding members of the Musica Reginae Chamber Players. Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills. Log on to purchase tickets www.musicareginae.org

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Queens News
• Thomas Galante, director of the Queens Library, is facing a criminal probe by the FBI, federal prosecutors and the city’s Department of Investigation.

• New YMCA in the Rockaways is booming in membership.

• The owner and designer behind Queens’ first ever energy-efficient “passive house” rebuffed critics of the three-story home’s Lego-like façade.

• Thirteen-year-old David Mazouz has been cast as the preteen Wayne in Fox’s upcoming Batman prequel drama “Gotham.”

• The season premiere of the hit HBO fantasy series “Game of Thrones” will be screened at Barclays Center on March 20.

• A New York Times contributor questions if the Internet has spelled the end for weekly newspapers.

• The New York Post believes liberal Mayor de Blasio is Gov. Cuomo’s best asset..

• The Devils beat the Red Wings 4-3.

• The Islanders beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in overtime.

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Happy Hour Open Mike Every Wed @ 6PM Drinks are half-price, and there’s no charge to perform or attend. What’s your excuse not to go? Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38 Vernon Blvd, LIC 347-913-3845 www.laughingdevil.com

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Real Estate
• Latest news – Cosmetics giant Revlon is relocating from Midtown to downtown and moving to One New York Plaza.

• For sale – Maspeth – Three unit building. Two large apts over pizzeria. Large garage plus two private parking spots. Great income. Asking $849,000
Okane Realty 

• For sale – Astoria – Semi detached, brick three family home. Features four bedrooms in total. Two car garage and full basement. Two blocks from subway station. Asking $989,000.
Crifasi Real Estate
• Sold - A co-op located at 6395 Austin St Rego Park was sold for $328,000. 


• Long Island City – 11:30 a.m. – Art Deco-Inspired Jewelry Workshop. Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• Ozone Park – 5:30 p.m. – Zumba with Angela Mauceri. Queens Library, 92-24 Rockaway Blvd.

• Hollis – 7 p.m. – Operation Safe Southeast Queens Meeting. District Office of State Senator Malcolm Smith, 205-20 Jamaica Ave.

• Jackson Heights- Dinner and a movie at Armondo’s, 74-27 37th Ave., 7 p.m.

• Kew Gardens Hills – 7 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina expected to attend District 25 Community Education Council meeting. P.S. 154, 75-02 162nd St.

• Ridgewood – 8 p.m. – Movie Night. Cypress Inn, 1702 Stanhope St.

Written by QTadmin

March 5th, 2014 at 2:59 pm

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