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Tuesday, April 4

Weather
• Wind and thunderstorms expected with a high of 62.

Top Stories
• Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a sweeping review of all police department reform agreements.

• New York City recorded its safest quarter in a generation, despite an uptick in subway crime.

• A Good Samaritan saved a young man’s life after he had fallen onto the subway tracks before the train arrived.

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Paint Night : Peach Puffs Tues Apr 4th 7pm Spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. No experience necessary, we provide supplies. Must be 21+. Food/drink may be purchased at the event. $65  The Astor Room, 35-11 35th Ave, Astoria 
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Queens News
• A Briarwood woman struggling with depression died after jumping off the fifth floor of her building.

• A controversial Queens principal added grade fixing and retaliatory harassment to his list of scandals.

• A drug smuggler carrying cocaine was arrested at JFK Airport while pretending to be a pilot for Delta Airlines.

Politics
• Senate Democrats now have enough votes to filibuster Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination.

• State lawmakers passed a stopgap budget resolution that gives them until May 31 to pass a full budget.

Entertainment
• Actress Olivia Wilde will make her Broadway debut in “1984” this June.

• John Cena gave more details into his WrestleMania proposal to longtime girlfriend Nikki Bella.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated

• In 1965 Actor Robert Downey Jr is born in NYC, New York

Opinion
• The Daily News says NYCHA should do more to root out and evict dangerous criminals.

• The Post offers fresh evidence that Team Obama is behind the leaks of the Russia meddling scandal.

In the Blogs
• Maspeth residents are noticing a rise in rat sightings near bioswale sites.

• A Long Island woman was arrested for an incident at Spa Castle in February.

Trending in New York
• #RAWaftermania
• #DWTS
• Toronto
• March Madness
• #BudgetSongs

Scoreboard
• North Carolina topped Gonzaga, 71-65, to win its sixth NCAA national championship.

• The Mets (1-0) blanked the Atlanta Braves, 6-0, on Opening Day.

• The Yankees (0-1) take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at 7:10 p.m.

• The Knicks (29-48) host the Chicago Bulls at MSG at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (18-59) head to Philadelphia to play the 76ers. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (37-29-12) visit Nashville to take on the Predators. Puck drops at 8 p.m.

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Brick Fest Live Sat Apr 8th & Sun Apr 9th Kids and adults can get inspired, educated and entertained with LEGO bricks at this ultimate LEGO fan experience. Free w/ NYSCI Admission. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• Pinnacle Group bought a pair of Flushing rental buildings for $58 million total.

• For Sale – Glendale – New Listing! Large, legal 3 family home, all updated.  6 rooms/6 rooms/3 rooms.  Garage, private driveway and yard.  Near all.  Asking $1,388,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Rent – 70th Avenue, Ridgewood – Three bedroom boxed layout, EIK, lots of closets, full bath, heat/hot water included.  Asking $2300/month  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Jamaica – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,440-square-foot house at 179-23 Selover Road for $480,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple will develop its own iPhone graphics chips in-house.

• AOL and Yahoo will become Oath when the two companies merge.

Events
• Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet hears presentations on emergency medical services and CreateNYC Cultural Plan. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Astoria Civic Association: “Past, Present & Future Happening in the RE Field”.  Riccardo’s, 21st St & 24th Ave.

• Astoria - 7 p.m. – Paint Night: Peach Puffs.  The Astor Room, 35-11 35th Ave.

• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Community Board 13 Transportation Committee Meeting. 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

Written by QTadmin

April 4th, 2017 at 12:33 pm

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