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Tuesday, December 4

• 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.

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.

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

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

• 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.”

• 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

• 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

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

•  Samsung is releasing a 5G phone in 2019.

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

• 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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