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Afternoon Buzz: Students protest lack of gun control outside White House, Man walking on subway beam falls to death

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Monday, February 19

Top Stories 
• President Trump indicated his support to improve federal background checks for gun buyers after the Florida school shooting.

• Students in Washington D.C. held a ‘lie-in’ outside the White House in order to protest the government’s lack of action on gun control.

• An ex-con was arrested for slashing a man in the face during an argument in Times Square.

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Sun Feb 25th  12-3pm
Liven up those winter doldrums with our sumptuous buffet and smooth jazz stylings of The Carl Bartlett Jr. Quartet.  Plus, try your luck with our 50/50 drawing!  $45 RSVP by 2/21718-352-1548  [email protected]baysidehistorical.org
Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave, Bayside.

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Queens News
• A man fell to his death while walking on a subway beam along a 7 train platform in Jackson Heights.

• A newborn baby was found in a garbage can inside Dutch Kills Parkin Astoria.

• The City Council is investigating why Mayor de Blasio pulled funding from a 163-affordable unit project in Astoria.

Subway Status 
• Click here for today’s planned service changes.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Queens Blvd.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Rangers (27-28-5) fell to the Philadelphia Flyers, 7-4.

• The Islanders (29-25-6) play the Minnesota Wild today at 1 p.m.

• Wondering why Tim Tebow is at the Mets major league spring training camp? General Manager Sandy Alderson wants you to know it’s because Tebow is expected to play in the majors sometime this season.

What’s On TV Tonight

• DC’s Legends of Tomorrow(CW, 8PM) – After the team returns from a mission, Zari finds herself trapped in a time loop that results in the Waverider blowing up over and over again.

• 2018 American Rescue Dog Show (HALMRK, 8PM) – This competition includes mixed breed and pure breed rescue dogs competing in a variety of cute categories, all with the goal of ending pet homelessness.

• The Alienist (TNT, 9PM) – The team learns more about the killer. Moore and Sara share an intimate moment. Kreizler seeks advice from an old mentor. Roosevelt takes action.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale Show Season 1 – An unscripted show hosted by Joel McHale, taking an absurdist look at today’s pop culture from news sources around the world.

• Hulu: The X Files Season 4 - After Mulder’s informant X is shot and killed by the Syndicate, he finds a valuable new ally.

• Amazon Video: Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 5 – Larry is prepared to sit out ailing buddy Richard Lewis’ need for a kidney–until an encounter with his alleged birth parents sends this accidental altruist on a path to Heaven.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Astoria – Brick home features 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, full furnished basement, two working fireplaces, and two car garage. Asking $1.6M. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Rego Park – Large sunny 1 BR condo w/ 24 hour laundry room, pvt backyard, storage room & garage. Walking distance to all. Asking $420,000.O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Cemitas El Tigre
Located at 45-14 48th Ave.

Enjoy their popular Southern Fried Chicken Cemita made with chicken, avocado, Oaxaca cheese, chipotle, papalo, pickled onions, mayo, lettuce, tomato and black bean puree for $9.

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

Local Events 
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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Gmail Extensions: Looking to enhance Gmail? Check out these 25 Chrome Extensions for Gmail.

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Written by QTadmin

February 19th, 2018 at 4:20 pm

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