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Afternoon Buzz: Trump signs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, Teens rob boy at knifepoint inside Queens Center Mall

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Thursday, March 8

Top Stories 
• President Trump signed an order to impose tariffs on imported aluminum and steel while exempting Mexico and Canada.

• The nor’easter left hundreds without power in the Northeast as well as downed trees and traffic issues.

The Art of Chinese Paper Cutting
Sat Mar 10th 2-4pm 
Learn about Chinese traditions of paper cutting and make your own works to bring home. $20  Registration Required.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St, Flushing.

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Queens News
• Police are searching for two teens who robbed a 14-year-old boy at knifepoint inside the Queens Center Mall.

• Two men are wanted in connection to a string of gas station robberies throughout Queens.

• JFK and LaGuardia Airport are recovering from the nor’easter after dozens of flight cancelations.

Subway Status 
• 7 Express trains make local stops in both directions at 33, 40, 46, 52, 69 and 74 Sts.

• Southbound F trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Avenue U.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

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

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

Sports
• St. John’s topped Georgetown, 88-77, in the first round of the Big East tournament. They face Xavier in the quarterfinals today at noon.

• The Nets (20-45) are in Charlotte for a 7 p.m. contest with the Hornets.

• The Rangers (30-31-6) are in Tampa Bay to take on the Lightning. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (29-29-9) are in Edmonton for a 9 p.m. skate with the Oilers.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Gotham (FOX, 8PM) – Ivy tracks a secret project on which Wayne Enterprises is working and begins to target anyone that can give her information. Meanwhile, Jerome becomes obsessed with Penguin in Arkham.

• Young Sheldon (CBS, 8:30PM) – Sheldon makes friends with an upperclassman who introduces him to a new field of science. Also, Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon’s blossoming social life.

• How to Get Away With Murder (ABC, 10PM) – Annalise helps the “Keating 4″ concoct a plan to prepare for another round of questioning after detectives get a break involving Simon’s case.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Jessica Jones Season 2 – Jones takes on a new case after the events surrounding her encounter with Kilgrave.

• Hulu: Crash – Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

• Amazon Video: 3:10 to Yuma – A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who’s awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Legal 3 Family Brick In Excellent Condition. It Features 5 Bedrooms, 3 Full-Baths, Private Backyard, Driveway, And Garage. Conveniently Located Near 69 St, And 53 Ave. Access To Transportation (Q18 & Q47), Shopping On Grand Ave, And Schools. Asking $1,399,900. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Glendale – Bright Six Room Apt features Modern Kitchen And Baths. Great Location Convenient To Shopping And Transportation Including Express Buses To Manhattan. Off Street Parking Available At Additional Cost. Asking $2,200/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

Local Eats of the Day

 Just Made 4 U
Located at 8021 37th Ave.

Enjoy their popular Signature Salad, served with Romaine lettuce, olives, corn, tomatoes, avocado, grilled chicken and Just Made 4U dressing for $9.95.

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

Local Events 
• Long Island City – 4:45 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James delivers remarks at the NYC Coalition for Women in Construction Women’s History Month event. LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thompson St.

• East Elmhurst 7:30 p.m. – James speaks at the Northeast Queens Homeowners Association Women’s History Month event. Lexington School for the Deaf, 25-26 75th St.

Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP Monthly Membership Meeting. St. Pancras School, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Phone Security: It is important to secure your phone in order to guard your personal information. Click here to learn how.

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Written by QTadmin

March 8th, 2018 at 4:54 pm

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