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Thursday, December 31

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 49.

Top Stories
• A man fell nine stories to his death after he and a buddy tried to scale the Four Seasons Hotel in Midtown in a rainstorm.

• The robbery of Knicks forward Cleanthony Early may be part of a larger operation targeting strip clubs.

• His four-year-old son, widow and hundreds of cops laid to rest the NYPD officer killed in Afghanistan.

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Candlelight Tour Sun. Jan 3rd 6-8pm Join us for a special night music, good cheer and the Onderdonk House by candlelight.   6 – 8 PM.  Adults $10.00. Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue, Ridgewood 718-456-1776
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Queens News
• Cops are searching for a couple that used stolen credit cards to buy $5,200 worth of wedding bling in Queens.

Shake Shack opened its newest location in Queens Center Mall yesterday.

• A group is trying to buy a Queens cemetery dating back to the early 1700s to preserve it, but the developer who bought it is ignoring their offer.

Politics
• Ray Kelly says he still hasn’t ruled out a run against the mayor, and billionaire John Catsimatidis says he’ll foot the bill.

• In a potential blow to his campaign, it was revealed that Marco Rubio used his influence to get his coke-dealing brother-in-law a real estate license.

Entertainment
• Bill Cosby will was arraigned on sex assault charges stemming from a 2004 incident and released on $1 million bail.

• It’s Queens magazine ranks the Top 15 comedian in Queens.

Opinion
• A Post columnist says the mayor is to blame for the Bratton-Kelly feud.

• The Daily News writes that justice has finally come for Bill Cosby.

In the Blogs
• Here’s your guide to garbage and recycling collection over the New Year’s holiday.

• Here’s the most popular baby names for 2015.

Trending in New York
#RIZIN
Happy New Year’s Eve
#USCvsWIS
Travis
Bill Cosby

Scoreboard
• The Nets fell to the Magic, 100-93.

• The Rangers topped the Lightning in Tampa Bay, 5-2.

• The Islanders head to Buffalo to take on the Sabres. Puck drops at 6 p.m.

• St. John’s opens Big East play against Creighton in Queens. Tip-off is at 2:15 p.m.

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Quadrantids Meteor Shower: Dark Nights, Bright Lights Sun. Jan 3rd 6-7:30pm Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system using telescopes and binoculars. Fort Totten Park, Cross Island Pkwy between Totten Ave. & 15th Rd.
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Real Estate
• A Long Island City artist sold his record-setting condo.

• For Sale – Garden City – Three bedroom, two bath, split level home.  Asking $529,000  Pirillo Realty, Inc.  718-418-9500

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Spacious one bedroom, one bath co-op in excellent condition! Efficiency kitchen, dining/living room combo.  Asking $149,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – Four-bedroom, four-bath, 5,000-square-foot home at 110-06 Jewel Avenue in Forest Hills for $1.55 million.

Style & Fashion
• The authors of the Times’ Critical Shopper column rundown where they shopped in 2015.

• The Post answers your biggest style questions, from how to walk in heels to what you should wear to your rehearsal dinner.

Events
Maspeth – open till 2 a.m. – Celebrate New Year’s Eve. O’Neill’s, 64-21 53rd Dr.

Bayside – 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. – Celebrate New Year’s Eve. Vivaldi’s, 201-10 Cross Island Pkwy.

• Jamaica – 8 p.m. – New Year’s Eve Party featuring Nelly, Silento & More. $25. Resorts World Casino, Central Park Event Space, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Forest Hills – 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. – New Year’s Celebration. Forest Hills Station House, 106-11 71st Ave.

Corona – 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. – New Year’s Eve 2016 Ballroom Celebration.  Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

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December 31st, 2015 at 8:12 am

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