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Tuesday, December 10

Weather
• Rain in the morning, mixing with snow in the evening. High of 59 degrees.

Top Stories
• The World-Anti-Doping-Agency unanimously banned Russia from the Olympicsand global sports for four years.

• The House Judiciary Committee heard closing arguments regarding President Trump’s impeachment.

• Finland’s new prime minister will be the youngest serving premier, and she will head a majority women-led cabinet.

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Astoria Park Alliance Holiday Party  Tues Dec 10th 6:30-9:30pm  This festive celebration supports the all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the jewel of our community, Astoria Park.  Tickets  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Queens News
• Artist David Datuna, who recently opened a gallery in LIC went viral at Art Basel Miami for eating a $120,000 duct-taped banana.

• Police are searching for a man who assaulted and threatened a woman in a Queens elevator.

• Cardi B is expected back in a Queen courtroom, facing upgraded charges in connection with two alleged assaults from last year.

Politics
• The U.S. Supreme Court left a Kentucky law in place that places restrictions on abortion, refusing to hear the case.

• Paul Volcker, who guided three decades of U.S. monetary policy as Federal Reserve Chairman, has died at 92.

Entertainment
• Check out the full list of Golden Globes nominees from Vox.

Eddie Murphy is proud of his ‘Coming to America’ sequel that is in the works.

Buzzing Back

• In 2009 the movie “Avatar” makes its world premier and becomes the highest-grossing movie in history.

• In 1985 TV actress Raven-Symone is born in Atlanta, GA.  She gained fame as a child star on this NBC comedy.

Opinion
• A video op-ed from the New York Times debunks a recycling myth that makes us think we can recycle some companies’ products.

• A writer from the NY Post discusses the irony of the Homeless Coalition’s scaffolding around the city.

In the Blogs
• Elected officials and civic groups are pushing to make it mandatory for the City and developers to study the racial impacts of rezoning.

• Educational organizations Zone 126 and the Varsity Boys and Girls Club will host a forum with the candidates for Queens Borough President.

Trending in New York
Giants
Eagles
#NYGvsPHI
Eli Manning
Chase Young

Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-11) held on strong, but were ultimately defeated in overtime by the Philadelphia Eagles, 23-17

• The Islanders (20-7-2) topped the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5 to 1.

• The Knicks (4-19) take on the Portland Trail Blazers at 10 p.m.

• The Rangers (15-11-3) head to LA to face the Kings at 10:30 p.m.

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Holiday Cookies & Crafts  Sat Dec 14th  12-2pm  Join us at the Castle for this walk-in workshop.  Families are invited to craft delightful decorations celebrating the winter season.  Register here.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave, Bayside.
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Real Estate
• The Real Deal listed the top 10 priciest condo filings in Queens for 2019.

• For Sale - 220 Woodside Drive, Hewlett Bay Park – 10,000 s/f contemporary Mediterranean on park-sized property, beautifully landscaped and tree lined. 7BRs, 7 bath, 2 partial bath, 2,000 s/f Master duplex BR w/ walk-in closet, 5 fireplaces, 2 car garage.  $3.899M. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100 

• For Sale – 59-62 69th Place, Maspeth – One family semi detached brick home features 2 BRs, 1 bath, front yard & porch, 1 car garage.  $695,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Middle Village – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,840 square-foot multi-family home at 79-21 67 Dr. for $715,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Silicon Valley’s focus on profits could make millennial lifestyles even more expensive.

• T-Mobile and Sprint head to court for a landmark trial that could ultimately block their merger.

Events
LIC – 9:30 to 11 a.m. – Food justice action.  Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Housing Settlement, 10-25 41st Ave.

Jamaica – 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Sutphin BID’s 15th Annual Meeting.  Harvest Room, 90-40 160th St.

Jackson Heights – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Renaming ceremony for the Hector J. Figueroa school. PS 398, 69-01 34th Ave.

Jackson Heights – 4 p.m. – Town hall on new rights for NY sexual abuse survivors. Voces Latinas, 37-63C 83rd St.

Astoria – 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Astoria Park Alliance Holiday Party.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue

LIC - 7 to 8:30 p.m. – Queens Borough President Candidates Education Forum.  Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Road

Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th Street

Jamaica – 7:45 p.m.- Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  Jamaica Hospital, D Bldg, Auditorium 1, 90-28 Van Wake Expwy.

Written by QTadmin

December 10th, 2019 at 9:25 am

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