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Tuesday, January 15

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 37 degrees.

Top Stories
• A sculpture honoring Saudi Arabi will be removed from Ground Zero.

• Jayme Close, who escaped to freedom last week, shares horrifying details on the night of her parent’s death that led to her 88-day kidnapping.

• President Trump hosted the Clemson Tigers at the White House last night, serving a buffet of fast-food as most of the White House staff is furloughed.

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Year of the Pig Community Art Project  Now to Sat Feb 2nd 12-1pm Make your mark in this community art project celebrating Lunar New Year!  $12 per child.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Queens News
• The NYPD is searching for a man who choked and robbed a laundromat worker in Woodhaven last week.

• A Queens man has been indicted on nearly 18,000 counts of child porn. He also had videos of himself having sex with a dog.

• A Jackson Heights man has been charged for punching and sexually assaulting a woman in her Flushing apartment building in December.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio says he changed his mind on a promise to serve a full second term because “the world has changed.”

• Over 100 years after the first woman was sworn into Congress, 131 women are now serving in both chambers of the 116th Congress.

Entertainment
• HBO has released the “Game of Thrones” season 8 tease and the premiere date of the hit show’s final season.

• Anthony Scaramucci joins “Celebrity Big Brother” cast alongside Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, Lindsay Lohan’s mother and others.

Buzzing Back

• In 2009, Sully Sullenberger performs Miracle on the Hudson.

• In 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. is born in Atlanta. He is most remembered for this iconic speech.

Opinion
• The Post says Mayor Bill de Blasio is trying to write a tale for two audiencesafter he gave his sixth State of the City address last week.

• The Times says President Trump’s nominee to head the EPA has previously overseen the dismantling of the nation’s laws protecting the environment.

In the Blogs
• Find out the State of the District at Councilman Costa Constaninides’s annual speech on January 31!

• The deadline is approaching for the District 13 Art Gallery Initiative. Winning art will be displayed in Senator Jessica Ramos’s office.

Trending in New York
• #TheBachelor
• Duke
• #FyreFraud
• Fyre Festival
• Nato

Scoreboard
•The Brooklyn Nets (22-23) topped the Boston Celtics, 109-102.

• The Rangers (18-20-7) take on the Hurricanes tonight at 7 p.m.

•The Islanders (25-15-4) will go up against the St. Louis Blues. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Winter Birds  Sat Jan 19th 1:30-3:30pm  Come and make a simple bird feeder to hang outdoors. Learn about resources for urban birds and birding in our community. $5-$12 Voelker Orth Museum. 149-19 38th Ave, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Real estate market reports are out for 2018’s fourth quarter and Queens has reached a new record as the borough’s real estate prices continue to rise.

• For Rent – Forest Hills Home for Rent - Detached home w/ large yard, 3 BRs, 2 full baths, finished basement, attached garage.  Pets OK, near transportation. $4,000/month. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Sale – Woodside – 1 family attached ranch w/ garage and private driveway. Motivated owner wants to hear all offers! $799,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold – Bayside – 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment in a co-op at 73-23 210th Street for $230,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Facebook is rolling out a new Stories feature that allows users to share event details with friends.

• Netflix is being sued by Chose Your Own Adventure book publisher over popular interactive movie “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.”

Events
• Jamaica – 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet meeting. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Ridgewood – 10 a.m. – Free Job Readiness Training. Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St.

• Flushing – 5:30 p.m. – Free Job Readiness Training.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Astoria Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting.  Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.

• Jackson Heights – 7:00 p.m. – 115th Precinct Community Council Meeting. Jackson Heights Police Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd.

• Ridgewood – 7:00 p.m. – Community Education Council 24 Meeting. PS 77, 976 Seneca Ave.

• Long Island City – 9:00 p.m. – Tyrannosaurus 10 Year Anniversary comedy show.  RAR Bar, 30-01 35th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

January 15th, 2019 at 1:24 pm

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