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Wednesday, February 5

Weather
• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 43 degrees.

Top Stories
• On the eve of his likely acquittal in the impeachment trial, Trump promoted a “Great American Comeback” as he traded slights with Nancy Pelosi.

Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders are leading the pack after Iowa released partial results of its presidential caucus.

• A suspected novel coronavirus patient at Bellevue Hospital tested negative for the disease.

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Wednesday Films: A Poem is a Naked Person Wed Feb 5th 8pm A mesmerizing work of rough beauty featuring Leon Russell and his band preforming, both in concert and the studio, as well as intimate moments behind the scenes. Free. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood.
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Queens News
• One person was killed and another was injured in a Woodside house fire.

• The basketball coach on trial for the one-punch death of a Long Island City mansaid he was protecting himself and his fiancee.

• Several corrections officers were attacked by two inmates at Queens Criminal Court.

Politics
• Bloomberg has doubled his TV ad spending to capitalize on the Iowa caucus chaos.

• The battle over bail reform is raging on in Albany, as uniformed officers joined Republicans to call for repeal.

Entertainment
Disney+ has hit 28.6 million paid subscribers since its launch last year.

• Selena Gomez is launching new own beauty line called Rare Beauty.

Buzzing Back

• In 1962, Ringo Starr appeared live with The Beatles for the first time when he filled in for an ailing Pete Best.

• In 1987, actor Darren Criss is born in San Francisco. In 2019, he won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of this serial killer in this FX drama.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Iowa caucus debacle shows why the state shouldn’t lead off the presidential sweepstakes.

• The Post says allowing more time for the no-bail law to work will result in more victims.

In the Blogs
• A new French bistro has opened on 71st Road in Forest Hills.

Signups for W.O.R.K.S. Little League are open starting on Friday.

Trending in New York
#SOTU
Rush Limbaugh
Dodgers
Space Force
Gretchen Whitmer

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (30-15-6) topped the Dallas Stars in overtime, 4-3.

• The Rangers (25-22-4) welcome the Toronto Maple Leafs to MSG at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (22-27) host the Golden State Warriors at 7:30 p.m.

• The Knicks parted ways with president Steve Mills, and are now considering candidates for top executive.

• Former Yankee Greg Bird has signed with the Texas Rangers after being cut.

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New York Philharmonic Orchestra for Very Young People: Strings Sat Feb 8th 2pm Explore the sound world of the string family: violin, viola, cello and bass! Discover the joys of music. Recommended for children 3-6 y/o & their families. Tickets. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.
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Real Estate
• Northwell Health’s Astoria site was the biggest January retail lease in Queens.

• For Sale - 15 St. Johns Road, Ridgewood – Two family renovated and well-maintained, features 4 BRs, 3 bath, kitchens w/ SS appliances, hardwood floors.  Fenced backyard & laundry Room.  $1.2M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• For Rent - Ridgewood – Renovated 3 BR apt features LR/DR combo, EIK, 1 full bath.  Hardwood flooring, heat & water included.  $2,550/month. ID # 1361342.Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Laurelton – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot house at 137-33 224th Street for $450,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Macy’s is shuttering 125 stores, cutting thousands of corporate jobs and closing offices.

• Ford posted a $1.7 billion fourth-quarter loss and provided a weaker-than-expected 2020 forecast.

Events
Howard Beach – 1 p.m. – Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy to host “The Shot for a Cure” basketball shoot out. 158-20 101st St.

Astoria – 4 p.m. – David Villa, Queensboro FC to host fan event. Upper 90 Soccer Center, 34-23 38th St.

Ridgewood – 8 p.m. – Wednesday Films: A Poem is a Naked Person (Leon Russell). Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

Written by QTadmin

February 5th, 2020 at 9:22 am

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