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Wednesday, February 26
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Ash Wednesday.
Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with showers later in the day. High of 48 degrees.

Top Stories
• Democratic candidates went after Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg in a contentious debate in South Carolina.

• Bob Chapek, who heads Disney’s parks division, will succeed Bob Iger as the company’s new CEO.

• The MTA has named Sarah Feinberg, a former federal railroad official, as interim president of New York City Transit.

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Wednesday Films: Buena Vista Social Club Wed Feb 26th 8pm In 1998, a group of traditional Cuban musicians perform at Carnegie Hall…the result was Buena Vista Social Club. Free! Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood.
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Queens News
• An undercover Nassau County cop shot and killed a Queens man after chasing him from Long Island.

• Police are looking for a suspect who snatched over $2,000 from a man inside Resorts World Casino.

Thieves are targeting car wheels in several neighborhoods in Queens.

Politics
• Trump wants liberal Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Ginsberg to recuse themselves from cases involving him.

• Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins is backing Mike Bloomberg for president.

Entertainment
• Justin Bieber’s new album “Changes,” his first in more than four years, debuted atop the Rolling Stone albums chart.

• Watch the explosive first promo for the 18th season of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.”

Buzzing Back
• In 1993, the World Trade Center is bombed.

• In 1932, singer Johnny Cash is born in Kingsland, AR. Known as The Man in Black, he became one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Opinion
• USA Today says fear of the coronavirus should force manufacturers to become less reliant on China.

• The Post says de Blasio’s breaks for small businesses are bogus.

In the Blogs
• Queens Botanical Garden welcomed four new members to its Board of Trustees.

• A special permit extension for a Planet Fitness in Astoria was approved by the local community board.

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#PumpRules

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (34-24-4) topped the Islanders (35-20-7) in overtime, 4-3.

• The Knicks (17-40) visit the Charlotte Hornets at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (26-30) take on the Wizards in Washington. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

• St. John’s (14-13) faces Villanova on the road at 6:30 p.m.

• Yankees pitcher Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery, and will miss the 2020 season.

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Act One: One Act Festival 2020 Running till Feb 29th A series of self-produced short plays competing for different cash prizes. Audience votes after each performance to determine the finalists. Click here for a list of performances, times & tickets. The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., LIC.
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Real Estate
• The interiors of a new 11-story condo building at 5 Court Square in Long Island City have been revealed.

• For Sale – 72-26 Calamus Avenue, Woodside – One family semi detached brick offers 3 BRs, 2 bath, pvt driveway w/ garage.  $859,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-77-1111

• For Rent – Glendale – 2 BR apt features LE, DR, EIK, small home office, 1 full bath.  Heat & water included, close to transportation.  $2,175/mo. Carollo Rentals  718-366-6636. ID # 1365569

• Sold – Richmond Hill – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,475-square-foot house at 89-27 116th Street for $640,000. Zillow.

Business News
• The novel coronavirus has even clouded Apple’s timeline for new iPhones.

• A coalition of 39 states is investigating Juul’s marketing and sales practices.

Events
Jamaica – 5:30 p.m. – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (documentary). Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Kew Gardens – 6 to 8 p.m. – 2020 Black History Month Celebration with Melinda Katz. RSVP. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

LIC – 6:15 p.m. – Queens Solid Waste Advisory Board monthly meeting. Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave.

Ridgewood – 8 p.m. – Wednesday Music Films: Buena Vista Social Club. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

Written by QTadmin

February 26th, 2020 at 9:13 am

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