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Wednesday, December 11
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow operations.
Meters are in effect.

• Mix of snow and rain will give way to cloudy skies. High of 39 degrees.

Top Stories
• The White House has reached a deal with Democrats on a modified North American trade pact.

• Trump paid $2 million to eight charities under a settlement reached for using his foundation for personal gain.

• Two gunmen opened fire in Jersey City, killing a cop and three others before being gunned down by police in a shootout.

The Nutcracker Sun Dec 15th 3pm The perennial favorite of generations of children and “children at heart.” TicketsQueens College – Colden Auditorium, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.

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Queens News
• Police are searching for a man who chased a teenage girl into oncoming traffic in Richmond Hill, where she was struck by a car.

• A Rego Park mail thief has been sentenced to three years in prison.

• A water main break in Far Rockaway left homes and businesses without water.

• Democrats are expecting to gain seats in the State Senate as Republicans anticipate more retirements.

• Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released the list of clients he worked with during his years with the consulting firm McKinsey.

• Philip McKeon, a child star on the sitcom “Alice,” has died at the age of 55.

Steve Harvey is bringing his daytime talk show back exclusively on Facebook Watch.

Buzzing Back

• In 1978, millions are stolen from JFK Airport in the infamous “Lufthansa Heist.”

• In 1996, Hailee Steinfeld is born in Los Angeles. At the age of 14, she became an Oscar nominee for her role in this 2010 film remake.

• The Post says Jerry Nadler’s articles of impeachment are absolutely underwhelming.

• The Times says though there are many lessons from Afghanistan, the American government hasn’t learned anything.

In the Blogs
• The Center for the Women of New York has reopened at a new facility on Fort Totten.

• DSNY is hosting a lawn and leaf bag giveaway in Sunnyside later this week.

Trending in New York

• The Knicks (4-20) were crushed by the Portland Trail Blazers, 115-87. They head to San Francisco to face the Warriors at 10:30 p.m.

• The Nets (13-10) host the Charlotte Hornets at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (15-12-3) fell to the Vegas Golden Knights, 3-1.

• St. John’s (9-2) topped Brown, 82-71.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (4-6) narrowly edged Presbyterian, 64-63.

• The Yankees have signed ace Gerrit Cole to a record nine-year, $324 million deal.

• Former Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is headed to Philly on a one-year deal.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop Sat Dec 14th 11am-1pm Create your own festive holiday wreath using fresh-cut pine, fir and other evergreens. Recommended for age 10+. $30. All materials included. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing.

Real Estate
• Curbed names the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport as one of the NYC’s bestarchitectural sites of 2019.

• For Sale - 58-16 83rd Place, Middle Village - Large, two family detached home on 60×100 lot offers 5 BRs, 3 bath, close to all.  An eminently buildable lot.  $1.3M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Sale – 66-59 71st Street, Unit 3C, Middle Village – Beautiful 1 BR, 1 bath condo w/ balcony.  Hardwood floors, crown molding, custom cabinets, granite counter tops.  close to transportation.  $486,888. Homes.com. 347-508-4530 

• Sold – South Ozone Park – A five-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,640-square-foot house at 115-30 132nd Street for $839,000. Zillow.

Business News
• HSBC has agreed to pay $192 million to resolve a decade-long U.S. taxinvestigation.

• Domino’s Pizza Group chairman Stephen Hemsley will step down from the board on December 29.

Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – New York Mets to host 14th annual coat drive. Mets Team Store at Citi Field, 41 Seaver Way.

Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. – Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Empire State Development and Greater Jamaica Development Corp. break ground on new affordable co-working space. The Moda Building, 89-14 Parsons Blvd.

Jamaica – 2 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams to tour York College, speak about report on CUNY funding crisis. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

Bayside – 5 p.m. – State Senator John Liu to host holiday party. 38-50 Bell Blvd., Suite C.

Middle Village - 7 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – 1990’s SuperModel Show: Quiz & Tribute. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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December 11th, 2019 at 8:57 am

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