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Tuesday, December 18

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 36 degrees.

Top Stories
• Two Chicago police officers were fatally struck by the metro on Monday.

• Michael Flynn heads to sentencing, likely to walk out a free man.

• Governor Cuomo says it’s time for NY to make weed legal “once and for all” while outlining his priorities for his first 100 days.

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This 70’s Nutcracker  Sat Dec 22nd 1:30pm & 5pm  Come and experience LIC School of ballet’s psychedelic take on the classic tale, The Nutcracker.   $20-$25  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So, Corona
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Queens News
• NYPD seeking two subway creeps who allegedly groped young women along the 7 line in Jackson Heights and Woodside.

•A 40-year-old woman was fatally struck by a SUV in Elmhurst while attempting to cross Queens Boulevard early on Monday morning.

• A Queens man has been charged with trying to abduct an 11-year-old girl from Ridgewood.

Politics
• As the countdown for the 2020 presidential election starts, Beto O’Rourke is still unsure if he will run, but his supporters are bracing for the primary.

• New emails show just how cozy the mayor was with big donor and crooked developer Jona Rechnitz.

Entertainment
• An actress and model claims she dated director Woody Allen for eight years when she was a teenager, and that they had threesomes with Mia Farrow.

• Lorne Micheals is sending Pete Davidson to get help after his troublingInstagram posts.

Buzzing Back

• In 1961, this band from Brooklyn scored the top tune on the Billboard charts with this song.

• In 1963, Brad Pitt is born in Shawnee, Oklahoma. His role in this 1991 film sparked his career.

Opinion
•  The Times says just as fake news threatens our democracy, the next pandemic, fake medical news, threatens our lives.

•  The Post says we can’t trust the government to make tech giants behave.

In the Blogs
• Here are 10 places to party in 2019 in Astoria, including the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden.

• The ban on single-use Styrofoam containers begins January 1.

Trending in New York
• Mourinho
• Manchester United
• #FallonTonight
• #TheVoice
• #LHHNY

Scoreboard
•  The Knicks (9-23) fell to the Phoenix Suns (7-24), 128-110.

•  The Islanders (16-12-4) topped the Colorado Avalanche (18-10-6), 4-1.

•  The Brooklyn Nets (13-18) head to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers.

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Winter Art  Show– OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS… Registration deadline is Dec 29th, 2018.  Click here for information and registration. Bayside Historical  Society, 208 Totten Avenue, Bayside
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Real Estate
• Tenants possibly paid over $30 million in undue rent increases because of Trump’s slew of tax schemes.

• For Sale – Middle Village – One family on 55×90 lot with office Queen BR, full bath on 1st flr; 4 large BRs, huge bath w/ jacuzzi on 2nd flr. Gas fireplace, laundry room, attic. $1,638,000. Eliot Hill Realty (718) 672-4444

• For Sale – Upper Glendale – One family with 3 BRs, working fireplace, oak floors, finished basement w/ full bath. Move-in condition. $730,000. Lou Pastorini (917) 767-7567

• Sold – Long Island City - A 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,156-square-foot apartment at 1040 45th Rd. for $1.08 million. Zillow.

Technology
• Google announces a new $1 billion campus in Manhattan’s Hudson Square.

• Watch Scott Rogowsky’s eulogy for HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll here.

Events
• Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet Meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 10 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer Hosts Roundtable with Community Stakeholders. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202

• Kew Gardens - 10 a.m. – Queens Borough President’s Office to host Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment Event. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Jamaica - 10:30 a.m. – Daymond John from “Shark Tank” and hosts 6th Annual Power Christmas Party. P.S. 40, 109-20 Union Hall St.

• Forest Hills – 11:45 a.m. – Comptroller Stringer visits with seniors. Young Israel of Forest Hills Senior League, 68-07 Burns St.

• Forest Hills – 12:15 p.m. – Comptroller Stringer visits with seniors. Self-Help Austin Street Neighborhood Senior Center,106-06 Queens Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 1 p.m. – Comptroller Stringer presents commendation to Waleska Mendez. Masbia Soup Kitchen, 105-47 64th Road

• Kew Gardens – 3:30 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz inducts Lourdes Ventura ax Civilc Court Judge. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• East Elmhurst – 4:45 p.m. – Borough President Katz attends ELMCOR Golden Phoenix Club Holiday Party. Bruno’s on the Boulevard, 88-25 Astoria Blvd.

 Queens Village - 5:30 p.m. – Borough President Katz attends Community Board 13 Holiday Party. Mateus’ Restaurant & Bar, 222-07 Jamaica Ave.

• Astoria - 8 p.m.  – Tuesday Night Trivia with Danny Friendly at Ravens Head Public House, 3804 Broadway

• Rego Park – 8:30 PM – Borough President Katz attends 112th Precinct Community Council Holiday Party. Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

December 18th, 2018 at 9:04 am

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