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Monday, January 13

• Cloudy with a high of 47 degrees.

Top Stories
• Massive protests broke out in Iran after Tehran admitted to unintentionally shooting down a Ukrainian plane, killing its passengers.

• Tens of thousands of people have evacuated as a small volcano near the Philippine capital violently erupted.

• A judge blocked New York state from enforcing a ban on flavored vaping products.

LICP Members Celebration 2020 Wed Jan 15th 5-7pm We are excited to ring in the new year with those who have helped us continue the work that we do in LIC. Members and non-members are invited. Tickets. Manducatis Rustica, 46-35 Vernon Blvd., LIC.

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Queens News
• The parents of twin babies found dead inside a homeless shelter are no longer being questioned.

• A street corner was renamed in honor of a Glendale civic leader.

• An investigation is underway at JFK Airport after two planes nearly collided on the runway.

• Brooklyn Democratic Party boss Frank Seddio plans to step down this week.

Zephyr Teachout is backing Adem Bunkeddeko in his challenge against Congresswoman Yvette Clarke.

• See the full list of winners from this year’s Critics’ Choice Awards.

Weekend Box Office
1917: $36.5 million
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker: $15 million
Jumanji: The Next Level: $14 million
Like A Boss: $10 million
Just Mercy: $10 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1968, Johnny Cash performs at Folsom Prison.

• In 1977, actor Orlando Bloom is born in Canterbury, England. He is best known for playing Legolas in this movie series and Will Turner in this series.

• Harry Siegel writes in the Daily News that all of Bloomberg’s billions can’t obscure a history of party switches and imperious behavior.

• The Times says New York’s wealthiest PTAs should share with its neediest schools.

In the Blogs
• LIV in Astoria has unveiled its new brunch menu.

• We Heart Astoria lists eight cozy hot drinks to sip on this winter.

Trending in New York
Russell Wilson

• The Knicks (11-29) topped the Miami Heat, 124-121.

• The Nets (18-20) drubbed the Atlanta Hawks, 108-86.

• The Rangers (21-19-4) host the Islander (27-12-4) at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• Clemson takes on LSU for the College Football Playoff national championship. Kick-off is at 8 p.m.

• NFL Divisional Round:
San Francisco 49ers beat Minnesota Vikings, 27-10
Tennessee Titans shock Baltimore Ravens, 28-12
Kansas City Chiefs rout Houston Texans, 51-31
Green Bay Packers edge Seattle Seahawks, 28-23.

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Assembly Member Brian Barnwell’s Winter Drive Until January 31st Bring coats, scarves, gloves & all other winter gear to our local drop-off location at 55-19 69th St., Maspeth. Any questions, call 718-651-3185.

Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building in Ridgewood.

• For Sale – 33-60 21st Street #15D, Astoria - Top floor, 3 BR, 1.5 bath apt faces west for views of lower Manhattan, Triboro Bridge and beyond.  Located in extremely well run cooperative. Parking (by lottery), pets w/ restrictions, bike/stroller storage included.  $620,000. Homes.com. 347-535-0280 

• For Rent – Glendale – Spacious 2 BR apt has LR, DR, EIK, 1 bath.  Updated over & fridge, master BR has huge walk-in closet, hardwood flooring throughout, heat & water included.  $2,000/month. #1358665. Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Malba – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 4,255-square-foot house at 28 Boulevard for $2.46 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday evening, an unidentified man entered a Chase Bank at 20 Flatbush Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. He approached the teller window and produced a note demanding cash. The teller complied, and the man fled on foot with an undetermined sum of money.

• On early Sunday morning, police responded to a report of an assault in front of 2785 West 15 Street in Coney Island. Cops found 42-year-old James Santiago from the Bronx with numerous stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Queens Public Library to offer progress report to Queens Borough Board. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St

Written by QTadmin

January 13th, 2020 at 9:30 am

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