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Afternoon Buzz: Fourth child flu death confirmed in NYC, Funeral held for boy who saved friend from frozen pond

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Monday, February 12

Top Stories 
• President Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget proposal that would include cuts to domestic programs and increase military spending.

• Donald Trump Jr.’s wife was taken to a Manhattan hospital after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder.

• City health officials confirmed a fourth child died from the flu.

The Langston Hughes Project “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz”
Sat Feb 17th 7:30pm
A multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes’s homage in verse and music to the struggle for artistic and social freedom at home and abroad at the beginning of the 1960s.  $10-$20  Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 161-04 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica.

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Queens News
• Families and friends gathered for the funeral for an 11-year-old boy who drowned after he saved his friend from an icy pond in Forest Park.

• A California prostitute who believed she was meeting with a clientwas tricked and robbed at gunpoint by two robbers in South Jamaica.

• A judge awarded $6.7 million to 5Pointz graffiti artists after their work was torn down.

Subway Status 
• Some Main St bound 7 trains are running express from 74 St-Broadway to Mets-Willets Point because of crane activity on street level at Junction Blvd.

• E, F, M and R trains are running with delays in both directions because of track maintenance at Grand Av-Newtown.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

• Accident on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound ramp from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy left lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between Queens Blvd; NY 25 and Exit5 – 101st Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

• Accident on I-278 westbound at Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave left lane blocked.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

• The Knicks (23-34) fell to the Indiana Pacers, 121-113.

• The Nets (19-38) face the Los Angeles Clippers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (27-24-5) beat the Winnipeg Jets, 3-1.

• The Islanders (27-24-6) lost to the Calgary Flames, 3-2.

What’s On TV Tonight

DC’s Legend of Tomorrow(CW, 8PM) – After Sara’s encounter with Mallus, the Legends are paid a visit by John Constantine, a demonologist detective.

The Alienist (TNT, 9PM) – Kreizler and Sara discuss the capacity to kill. Moore goes on a date. Byrnes and Capt. Connor keep an eye on a potential suspect.

Olympics 2018 Prime Time: Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Speed Skating (NBC, 8PM) – U.S. snowboarders Chloe Kim and Shaun White drop into the halfpipe. Also: men’s Alpine skiing; and women’s speedskating

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Ocean’s Thirteen- Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.

Hulu: Broad City Season 3 – Join Abbi, Ilana and a lineup of special guests as they find true love , get high on life, and show New York City how it’s done.

Amazon Video: A Fish Called Wanda – In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to double cross each other for the loot.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Middle Village – 20 foot sidehall features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, private drive and yard. Zoned for PS 128. Asking $799,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Woodhaven North - Detached 1 family features 5 BRs, EIK, access to yard from 1st floor. Gas heat, lots of sunlight, 2 blocks to trains & shopping. Asking $558,000. Lou Pastorini  917-797-7567

Local Eats of the Day

 Sanfords Restaurant
Located at 3013 Broadway.

Enjoy an order of their Truffle Mac-N-Cheese for $15.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
 Jackson Heights – 5:30 p.m. – Free Screening: La La Land.  Queens Library, 35-51 81st St.

• Fresh Meadows – 6 p.m. – Broken Heart: The Words We Say, The Pictures We See.  Queens Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expwy

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Smartphones: Are you thinking about selling your phone? Click here to learn how to clear all your information before you sell it.

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Written by QTadmin

February 13th, 2018 at 1:19 pm

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