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Tuesday, December 4

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 42 degrees.

Top Stories
• The NYC Transit chief promised transit officials will crack down on turnstile jumpers. He also proposed budget cuts that will probably lead to crowded and dirty trains.

•  Jamal Khashoggi’s WhatsApp messages might give clues into his vicious murder.

• They may or may not know how to run a professional sports team but one New Yorker believes James Dolan and Fred Wilpon are qualified to govern.

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UNIS Open House  Sat Dec 8th 10am  Providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment – educating our students to shape a better world. Find out more at our Open House. Call 718-658-658-6166  United Nations International School – Queens Campus, 173-53 Croydon Road, Jamaica Estates
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Queens News
• Rapper Cardi B’s court date in connection with an alleged strip club assault was rescheduled.

• Assistant NYPD Chief Juanita Holmes is retiring to move into the world of banking.

• Borough President Melinda Katz called on Amazon to invest in the BQX.

Politics
• Congress has delayed the government shutdown fight by two weeks.

• Trump won’t speak at the funeral of George H.W. Bush this week.

Entertainment
• Prince William allegedly voiced concerns over his brother’s quick-moving relationship with Meghan Markle.

• movie inspired by Prince’s music is in the works.

Buzzing Back

• In 1991 kidnapped American Journalist,  Terry Anderson is freed in Lebanon after 2,454 days in captivity.

• In 1969, rapper Jay-Z is born in Brooklyn, NY.  His interest in creating music exploded after receiving a boom box for his 12th birthday, and his nickname evolved from “Jazzy” to “Jay-Z.”

Opinion
• The Post argues that the public is paying to promote Chirlane McCray’s national career.

• Fake news? What about no news? The Times discusses how Hungary’s autocrat Viktor Orban has taken control of much of the country’s media.

In the Blogs
•  Flushing civic leader Don Capalbi has died at the age of 73.

• Check out the local places where you can get trees and holiday decorations.

Trending in New York
• The Cher Show
• #NationalCookieDay
• Funk Flex
• Eric Trump
• #Breaking

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (8-17) fell to the Washington Wizards 110-107.

• The Nets (8-17) lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 99-97.

• The Islanders (13-9) face the Winnipeg Jets tonight at 7 p.m.

• Yep, Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz are Mets.

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Veterans Job & Resource Fair  Fri Dec 7th 12-4pm  Attendees MUST be either a veteran of any branch of the US military or an active service member. Call 718-523-3069 to RSVP. Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 American Legion, 330 Beach 90th Street, Rockaway Beach
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for an eight-story hotel building at 95-10 218th Streetin Jamaica.

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Spacious 1 BR co-op w/ terrace in high-rise building has open renovated kitchen w/ extra storage, 30′ long LR/DR area, plenty of closets. Amenities include 24 hr doorman, central a/c, gym, laundry on each floor, sundeck, garage. $279,000  Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Sale – Maspeth – Legal 2 family brick, semi detached & totally renovated has Chef’s kitchen w/ professional SS appliances, custom cabinets, 4 BRs, 2 bath, 1.5 car garage w/ extra parking.  $1,060,000  Lou Pastorini @ Caldwell Banker Phillips 718-326-3900 ext 111

• Sold – Bayside – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at 220-79 67th Ave. for $675,000. Zillow

Technology
•  Samsung is releasing a 5G phone in 2019.

• Tumblr will soon ban its millions of users from posting “not safe for work” (NSFW) content.

Events
• LIC – 8 to 11 a.m. – Career Open House. LIC Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement, 10-25 41st Ave.

• Bayside – 11 a.m. – NYPD Chief of Department Terrence Monahan will make an announcement. Fort Totten, 610 Little Bay Rd.

• Forest Hills - 11 a.m. – Katz announces her campaign for Queens District Attorney. MacDonald Park, Queens Blvd. & 70th Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 4:30 p.m. – Katz hosts her annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony.  Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 6 p.m. – Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Snowflake & Tree Lighting Ceremony.  46th St & Queens Blvd.

• Long Island City – 7:45 p.m. – Katz accepts an award from Flux Factory at its art auction and gala. Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

December 4th, 2018 at 12:51 pm

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