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Tuesday, May 2

Weather
• Partly cloudy and windy. High of 70.

Top Stories
• A stabbing spree at the University of Texas in Austin left one man dead and three others injured

• Police found a Dallas gunman dead in a nearby home after he shot a paramedic and a neighbor in the morning.

• Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte will pay the city back for the gas, mileage and tolls he racked up during his unsanctioned trips to Maine.

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Best of Astoria Bash Thurs May 4th 7-10pm Time to eat, drink, and have some fun! This year we are offering 3 different ticket levels, find the one that works best for you. $38-$55   Mundo @ The paper Factory Hotel, 37-06 36th Street, LIC
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Queens News
• A pit bull bit a 1-year-old girl’s face in Corona as she tried to grab a bone from its mouth.

• Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a 4-year-old girl in Rosedale.

• Residents welcome a long-delayed elevator at the Briarwood subway station.

Politics
• Business mogul John Catsimatidis ruled out a mayoral run, clearing the way for Nicole Maliotakis’s bid.

• U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says she’s not interested in running for president in 2020.

Entertainment
• Ryan Seacrest will officially join Kelly Ripa as the new co-host of the morning talk show.

See all the looks from this year’s Met Gala.

Buzzing Back

• In 2011 Osama bin Laden is killed by U.S. forces

• In 1903 pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock is born in New Haven, Connecticut

Opinion
• The Daily News says Donald Trump has a troubling sympathy toward authoritarian leaders and ‘strong’ men.

• The Post says lobbyist James Capalino is back pulling strings at City Hall.

In the Blogs
• Maspeth Federal Savings is sponsoring the Heroes Youth Basketball League.

• LIC Partnership is hosting its annual LIC Springs this weekend.

Trending in New York
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Blake Lively
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (11-14) ended their losing ways with a 7-5 win over the Braves. The Mets play the second game of their 4-game series with Atlanta at 7:35 p.m.

• The Yankees (15-9) dropped their second straight with a 7-1 loss to the Blue Jays. The Bronx Bombers host Toronto again with first pitch at 7:05 p.m.

• The Rangers host the Senators for Game 3 of their second round matchup. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Queens Beer Week Sat May 6th 4-7pm Dedicated to all things hoppy and delicious. Also featuring live music, and, hopefully, sunshine! $40 LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd, LIC
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Real Estate
• Brooklyn Harvest Market, a supermarket chain, is coming to the Halletts Point development in Astoria.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Detached two family home featuring 2 bedrooms over 3 bedrooms.  Kitchen w/ SS appliances, full finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $935,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – 163-42 98th Street, Howard Beach - Renovated one family home w/ 3 levels of living space.  LR w/ fireplace, FDR, bath w/ jacuzzi, 3 bedrooms, terrace overlooking in-ground pool.  Asking $659,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Rochdale – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,655-square-foot house at 170th Street for $440,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Elon Musks’s SpaceX rocket company successfully completed its first top-secret military mission.

• Twitter is partnering with Bloomberg for a 24-hour news streaming service.

Events
East Elmhurst – Noon – East Elmhurst-Corona Alliance protests in front of Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland’s office for Willets Point development. 32-33 Junction Blvd.

Corona – 6 to 9 p.m. – Queens Taste 2017.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

Written by QTadmin

May 2nd, 2017 at 12:40 pm

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