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Afternoon Buzz: North and South Korea to work towards denuclearization, Body found in Kissena Park identified as local teen

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Friday, April 27 

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES

• The leaders of North and South Korea agreed to work towards denuclearization in the Korean peninsula and to pursue talks with the US to declare an official end to the Korean War.

• The GOP-led House intelligence committee released a report concluding that it found no evidence of collusion between the Trump 2016 campaign and Russia.

• House Speaker Paul Ryan was criticized by members of both parties after the dismissal of the House chaplain.

IN QUEENS

• Police identified a body found in Kissena Park as a 17-year-old boy and deemed his death a homicide.

• The completion date for the 7 train’s new signal system was delayed again until this November.

The Steinway Street Cultural Festival will be held this Sunday and will feature about 300 vendors.

SUBWAY STATUS

• Southbound 2 Subway trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Pelham Pkwy.

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 21 – 108th St.

• Delays on Belt System – Cross Island Pkwy southbound between Francis Lewis Blvd and Exit 30W – I-495 – Long island Expwy.

• Delays on I-295 southbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and Exit 4 – I-495 Long Island Expwy.

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

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Wythe Ave and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

• Accident on I-278 westbound at Atlantic Ave right lane blocked.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

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

SCOREBOARD

Friday

The Yankees begin a three-game series with the Angels in Los Angeles. First pitch at 10:07 p.m.

The Mets head to San Diego for a three-game series with the Padres at 10:10 p.m.

Saturday

The Bronx Bombers face the Angels on the road at 9:07 p.m.

The Amazins’ take on the Padres in San Diego. First pitch at 8:40 p.m.

Sunday

The Yankees finish their series with the Angels at 8:08 p.m.

The Mets complete their road trip against the Padres at 4:10 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT

Avengers: Infinity War opened with $39 million in Thursday night preview showings.

• Amy Schumer is recovering after she was hospitalized for five days due to a kidney infection.

• ABBA announced the release of two new tracks for the first time in 35 years.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 9PM) – The team finds themselves trapped and under siege at the Lighthouse.

Hawaii Five-0 (NBC, 9PM) – Five-0 must help Duke after he is forced to steal crucial evidence from the police locker in exchange for his kidnapped granddaughter.

Blue Bloods (CBS, 10PM) – When Danny resorts to asking his incarcerated archenemy, Victor Lugo, for help locating a dangerous criminal who escaped from prison, Lugo refuses to assist unless he’s allowed to accompany them on the pursuit.  

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

NETFLIX: 3% Season 2 – A futuristic thriller of a world divided into two domains, one of destruction and one of progress, and only 3% of those that try to transition to the better side are able to succeed.

HULU: Scrubs Season 9 - J.D. returns, but this time to teach med school, along with Turk, Drs. Cox and Kelso and Intern Denise.

AMAZON PRIME: All or Nothing: Dallas Cowboys Season 3 – The third season follows the Dallas Cowboys through their tumultuous 2017 campaign, which they enter with Super Bowl aspirations and exit one game short of the playoffs after a roller-coaster of controversy and emotion.

TECHNOLOGY

• Epic Games teased Fortnite Season 4 with a graphic that indicates a superhero-themed season.

• Microsoft released a preview of the features and changes to Office 2019 today.

• Do you need to convert a PDF into a Word document? Click here to learn how.

#TRENDINGNY

• #WWEGRR

• Bill Cosby

• #NFLDraft

• Infinity War

• Giants

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Briarwood – Detached fully renovated colonial single family home. Open floor kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, skylights. Hardwood floors throughout. L/R D/R 4 bdrms, 3 full baths. Updated plumbing/electrical. Detached one car Garage. Fenced backyard, patio. Full and finished basement w/ accessory Unit. Asking $880,000.

O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Maspeth – One family solid brick home features a large living room, dining room, modern kitchen, king size master bedroom, finished basement, lovely yard patio, and garage! Located off Eliot Avenue and convenient to shopping, transportation, schools and park. Asking $699,000.

Eliot Hil Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro. Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Maspeth – 8 p.m. – “Laughter Saves Lives” Fundraiser. Martin Luther H/S, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.

Saturday

• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse.  Woodhaven Blvd, Forest Park.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – “The World’s Fare”.  CitiField Parking Lot, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

• Glendale – 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Trust for Public Land, Friends of the QueensWay host Forest Park “Bioblitz.” Forest Park, Margaret Pl. and Trotting Course Ln.

• Flushing – 12:30 p.m. – The Polar Bears Go Up.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• LIC – 2:30 p.m. – Music Production Workshop w/ DJ Ray Blk.  Queens Library, 10-43 41st Ave.

• Astoria - 2:30 p.m. – Iron Chef Astoria: Battle Carrot.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

• Corona – 6 p.m. to Midnight – Queens International Night Market Sneak Peek.  NY Hall of Science Pkg Lot, 47-01 111th St.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro.  Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Corona – 8 p.m. – Latin Dance Festival.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.

Sunday

• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free Recycling Event.  Forest Park Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive.

• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Steinway Street Cultural Festival.  Steinway St from 28th to 34th Aves.

• Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, Councilman Barry Grodenchik host free bike helmet fitting and giveaway. Farm Playground, 73rd Ave. and 196th Pl.

• Bayside – 10 a.m. – Walk-A-Thon to support chronically-ill children. Chrocheron Park, 215-01 35th Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 10:30 a.m. – 1918 World War 1 Calvary w/ Living Historians.  Maple Grove Cemetery, Victorian Admin Blvd, 83-15 Kew Gardens Rd.

• Corona - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Little Makers: Glider Planes.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

• Flushing - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Arbor Fest.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – “The World’s Fare”.  CitiField Parking Lot, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

• Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Celebrate Astoria – International Culture Festival.  Steinway St btwn Broadway & 31st Ave.

• Floral Park - 2 p.m. – Dances of Rejuvenation.  North Shore Towers Theater, 272-40 Grand Central Pkwy.

• Flushing – 3 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro.  Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Dancin’ Broadway.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Legend of the Witching House.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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April 27th, 2018 at 4:00 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by The Banad Law Offices P.C., Immigration & Nationality Law

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Friday, April 27

Weather
• Rain, and possibly thunder, all day. High of 58 degrees. Partly cloudy on Saturday with showers in the evening. High of 63. Sunday will be mostly cloudy and cooler, with a high of 54 degrees.

Top Stories
• Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, and is likely headed to prison at age 80.

• North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un crossed the DMZ for historic talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

• Two women have accused veteran NBC journalist and anchor Tom Brokaw of making unwanted advances toward them.

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Celebrate Astoria – International Cultural Festival  Sun Apr 29th  12-5pm  Let’s all come together to celebrate the wonderful cultures from around the world with music & dance!!  Steinway Street btwn Broadway & 31st Avenue, Astoria
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Queens News
• The medical examiner has ruled the death of a Jamaica Estates woman who was found unconscious in her bathtub a homicide.

• A school safety agent heroically chased down a thief who punched and stole a woman’s purse in Long Island City.

• Police have found the missing 2-year-old Jamaica boy, and his father is in custody.

Politics
• Radio host and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa is mulling a gubernatorial bid as the Reform Party candidate. Meanwhile, meet the GOP’s apparent nominee.

• The U.S. Senate has confirmed Mike Pompeo as the new Secretary of State.

Entertainment
• Cardi B’s former manager is suing the artist for $10 million after being sidelined.

• SNL’s Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the Emmys this year.

Buzzing Back

• In 1997 Andrew Cunanan begins his killing spree.  In July of that year he reached his “celebrity stardom” when he killed this famous designer outside his South Beach, Miami mansion.

• In 1932 radio personality Casey Kasem is born in Detroit, Michigan. On July 4th, 1970 this music radio program premiered bringing him national fame.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Bill Cosby trials reveals that the criminal justice system still protects sexual predators.

• The Post says de Blasio’s answer about sexual harassment culture at the DOE leaves a lot to be desired.

In the Blogs
• Celebrate Astoria’s international cultures this weekend with a street fair along Steinway Street.

• Attend a Holi celebration, the spring festival of colors, at the Queens Museum this weekend.

Trending in New York
• Patriots
• Sam Darnold
• Calvin Ridley
• #DragRace
• Sony Michel

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (15-9), powered by a walk-off home run by Gary Sanchez, came back to sweep the Twins, 4-3.

• The Mets (15-8) fell to the Cardinals in 13 innings, 4-3.

• The Giants selected running back Saquon Barkley with the second pick, while the Jets picked their future quarterback in Sam Darnold.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees begin a three-game series with the Angels in Los Angeles. First pitch at 10:07 p.m.
• The Mets head to San Diego for a three-game series with the Padres at 10:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers face the Angels on the road at 9:07 p.m.
• The Amazins’ take on the Padres in San Diego. First pitch at 8:40 p.m.
Sunday
• The Yankees finish their series with the Angels at 8:08 p.m.
• The Mets complete their road trip against the Padres at 4:10 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Queens Taste 2018  Tues May 1st 6-9pm  The borough’s Food-and-Networking event of the year! Queens Taste is the annual fundraiser for the Queens Economic Development Corporation.  $100-$250   NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• Cape Advisors and Wainbridge Capital secured a $65 million loan for their acquisition of an Astoria development.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Apr 28th 1-3pm  61-55 67th Street, Middle Village  Single family 20′ sidehall home features generous rooms including King Master BR, spacious LR, DR & EIK.  1/2 bath on 1st flr.  Private driveway, yard.  Asking $779,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Apr 28th 12-2pm  83-15 98th Street, #1G, Woodhaven  New Listing!  2 BR co-op features EIK, spacious LR, DR, plenty of closets.  Close to all.  Asking $265,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111 

• Sold – Far Rockaway – A six-bedroom, four-bathroom house at 12-17 Channing Road for $560,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Here’s the lineup of food vendors who will be at the World’s Fare in Queens this weekend.

• Queens Bake House, offering pastries and desserts, is set to open in Astoria in May.

Restaurant ABC’s – Springfield Gardens
Grade A – Peppa Pot Jamaican Cuisine134-28 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. – Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade B – Boulevard Hero’s149-24 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Filth flies.
Grade C – Silver’s Crust West Indian Restaurant & Grill114-20 Sutphin Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food not cooled by approved method, Evidence of mice, Filth flies.

Events
• Astoria – 9 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts Greek community breakfast. Stathakion Cultural Center, 22-51 29th St.

• Holliswood – 9:30 a.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin, Councilman Barry Grodenchik and residents condemn anti-Semitic graffiti at Holliswood Hospital. 87-37 Palermo St.

• LIC – Noon – Shape Up NYC: Full Body Toning for Adults. Queens Library, 40-20 Broadway.

• Murray Hill – Noon – State Senator Tony Avella presents grant to Korean American Civic Empowerment. KACE Office, 163-10 Northern Blvd. Suite 307.

• Whitestone – 4 p.m. – State Senator Avella, civic leaders rally against bioswales. 154-28 24th Ave.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro. Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Maspeth – 8 p.m. – “Laughter Saves Lives” Fundraiser. Martin Luther H/S, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.

Saturday
• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse.  Woodhaven Blvd, Forest Park
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – “The World’s Fare”.  CitiField Parking Lot, 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue
• Glendale – 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Trust for Public Land, Friends of the QueensWay host Forest Park “Bioblitz.” Forest Park, Margaret Pl. and Trotting Course Ln.
• Flushing – 12:30 p.m. – The Polar Bears Go Up.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• LIC – 2:30 p.m. – Music Production Workshop w/ DJ Ray Blk.  Queens Library, 10-43 41st Ave
• Astoria 2:30 p.m. – Iron Chef Astoria: Battle Carrot.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave
• Corona – 6 p.m. to Midnight – Queens International Night Market Sneak Peek.  NY Hall of Science Pkg Lot, 47-01 111th St
• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro.  Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Corona – 8 p.m. – Latin Dance Festival.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.
Sunday
• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free Recycling Event.  Forest Park Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Steinway Street Cultural Festival.  Steinway St from 28th to 34th Aves
• Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, Councilman Barry Grodenchik host free bike helmet fitting and giveaway. Farm Playground, 73rd Ave. and 196th Pl.
• Bayside – 10 a.m. – Walk-A-Thon to support chronically-ill children. Chrocheron Park, 215-01 35th Ave.
• Kew Gardens – 10:30 a.m. – 1918 World War 1 Calvary w/ Living Historians.  Maple Grove Cemetery, Victorian Admin Blvd, 83-15 Kew Gardens Road
• Corona 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Little Makers: Glider Planes.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
• Flushing 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Arbor Fest.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – “The World’s Fare”.  CitiField Parking Lot, 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue
• Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Celebrate Astoria – International Culture Festival.  Steinway St btwn Broadway & 31st Ave
• Floral Park 2 p.m. – Dances of Rejuvenation.  North Shore Towers Theater, 272-40 Grand Central Pkwy
• Flushing – 3 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro.  Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Dancin’ Broadway.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Legend of the Witching House.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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April 27th, 2018 at 3:54 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault, Death of woman found unconscious in bathtub deemed a homicide

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Thursday, April 26 

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES

• Bill Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand inside his Philadelphia home in 2004.

•  President Trump’s VA pick, Ronny Jackson, withdrew his nomination amid allegations of professional misconduct.

• President Trump seemed to confirm for the first time that Michael Cohen represented him as part of a payment to porn star Stormy Daniels.

IN QUEENS

• The death of a woman who was found unconscious inside her bathtub in Jamaica Estates nearly seven months ago was deemed a homicide by police.

• A thief was caught on surveillance video beating and robbing a man at gunpoint during a home invasion in Floral Park.

• A school safety agent chased down a convicted rapist who punched and robbed an elderly woman in LIC.

SUBWAY STATUS

• Southbound 4 Subway and 5 Subway trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Grand Central-42 St.

• Southbound A Subway and C Subway trains are running with delays because of a rail condition at Hoyt-Schermerhorn.

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

TRAFFIC

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to 39th St.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from 69th Rd; Ramp to Exit 5 – 101st Ave.

• Delays on Belt System – Southern Pkwy eastbound from I-678- Van Wyck Expwy; Ramp to Springfield Blvd.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 30 – Flushing Ave to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

SCOREBOARD

The Yankees (14-9) topped the Twins, 7-4. They wrap up the series with the Twins with a 1:05 p.m. matinee.

The Mets (15-7) fell to the Cardinals, 9-1. They finish their three-game road set with the Cardinals at 1:15 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT

• Kanye West shared his text messages with John Legend on Twitter regarding West’s recent vocal support for President Trump.

• The family of Swedish DJ Avicii released a second statement that implies that he took his own life.

• Kelis claimed that her ex-husband Nas was mentally and physically abusive during their five-year marriage.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – Sheldon goes to Vegas to win money for science. Also, Penny and Bernadette take Amy wedding dress shopping, but her terrible choice entangles them in a web of lies.

Arrow (CW, 9PM) – Oliver turns to an old friend to help battle Diaz. Meanwhile, Rene is out of the hospital but has a hard time re-adjusting to life as Wild Dog.

•  Quantico (ABC, 10PM) – The Season 3 premiere picks up three years later with Alex living a peaceful, anonymous life in Italy. However, Ryan persuades her to abandon the idyllic existence and help him rescue Shelby from a notorious international arms dealer known only as The Widow.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

NETFLIX: Money Heist Season 1 - Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.

HULU: House of Lies Season 1 - A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm.

AMAZON PRIME: Inventions that Shook the World Season 1 - Go on a decade-by-decade voyage of discovery through life-changing inventions, like the radio that made the world smaller, the machine gun that made it more dangerous, or the parking meter that made it more expensive. 

TECHNOLOGY

• Snapchat introduced the second version of its Spectacles video glasses.

• Rumors are pointing towards Apple releasing an updated iPhone SE.

•  Did you know you can turn your old phone into a security camera that you can watch from anywhere? Click here to learn how.

#TRENDINGNY

• Bill Cosby

• Kanye

• #NFLDraft

• LeBron

• Infinity War

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Glendale – Six room Apartment features modern kitchen and baths. Great location convenient to shopping and transportation Including express buses to Manhattan. Off street parking available at additional cost. Move right in condition. Asking $2,200/month.

Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Ridgewood – Corner 2 Family Brick/ 3 Levels with 2 Car Garage. Asking $1,499,000.

Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS

• Sunnyside – 5 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer speaks at Sunnyside Community Services volunteer recognition celebration. 43-31 39th St.

• Fresh Meadows – 6 p.m. – Shape Up NYC: Yoga for Adults. Queens Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expy.

• Jackson Heights – 6:45 p.m. – New Visions Democratic Club Spring Gala. Lima Restaurant, 85-07 Northern Blvd.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Best of Astoria Bash. Katch, 31-19 Newtown Ave.

• Arverne – 7 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer announces launch of Making Rent Count pilot program. Ocean Bay Apartments, 57-10 Beach Channel Dr.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro. Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Middle Village – 7:45 p.m. – Juniper Park Civic Association Meeting. Our Lady of Hope Auditorium, 71st St. and Eliot Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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April 26th, 2018 at 4:25 pm

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Morning Buzz: Far Rockaway man sentenced for murdering fiancee, Police search for missing Jamaica toddler

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Thursday, April 26

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• The “Golden State Killer,” a former cop who terrorized California with rapes and murders decades ago, was finally jailed thanks to DNA evidence.

• Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen will assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in the Stormy Daniels lawsuit.

• New York City landlords plan to ask for a 4 percent rent hike on one-year leases and a 7 percent increase on two-year leases.

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The Polar Bears Go Up  Sat Apr 28th  Interactive Workshop @ 12:30pm: A workshop with music and dancing, using the music created for the show. $8; Family Performance @ 2:15pm: Two intrepid explorers are going up in the world, especially when they find a precious balloon. A fun treat for young audiences.  $8-$14  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• A drug-addled Far Rockaway man was sentenced to 45 years to life in prison for murdering his fiancee and shooting her neighbor.

• Police are searching for a missing 2-year-old Jamaica boy last seen being picked up by his father at an ACS building.

• An Astoria councilman passed a bill mandating all city-owned buildings to use green energy by 2050.

Politics
• GOP gubernatorial candidate John DeFrancisco has shut down his campaignafter losing support to a rival.

• Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind, an influential figure in the Jewish community, won’t seek reelection after 36 years in office.

Entertainment
• Hank Azaria is willing to stop voicing The Simpsons’ Apu after a documentary criticized the impact of the character.

• Kim Kardashian defended her husband Kanye West after the artist went on a Twitter rant about his love for Donald Trump.

Buzzing Back

• In 1977 Studio 54 opens.  Take a look at some of the famous and infamous people who hung out there.

• In 1933 actress and comedian Carol Burnett is born in San Antonio, Texas.  From 1967 to 1978, she starred in her own show, which has been hailed as one of the greatest comedy shows in history.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the judicial system has rebuked Trump’s senseless and cruel policies again.

• The Post says the new chancellor’s decision to keep a failing school open is another way to protect adults over kids.

In the Blogs
• The Forest Hills Youth Athletic Association is opening registration for its soccer program soon.

• Atlas Park in Glendale is hosting a job fair this weekend, so come preparedwith your resume!

Trending in New York
Thunder
#Suits
#SCCL2018
Charlie Rose
#RHONY

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (14-9) topped the Twins, 7-4. They wrap up the series with the Twins with a 1:05 p.m. matinee.

• The Mets (15-7) fell to the Cardinals, 9-1. They finish their three-game road set with the Cardinals at 1:15 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Queens International Night Market Sneak Peak  Sat Apr 28th 6pm-Midnight  Feast on food from all over the world and purchase a variety of handcrafted items.  Sneak Peek Tickets cost $5 – $8 and can be purchasedonline.  NY Hall of Science Parking Lot, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• A new report found one-bedroom prices in New York City remaining stagnant, while two-bedrooms are going up.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Apr 28th 12-3pm  76-18 69th Place, #3D, Glendale  Beautiful Condo, 3rd flr corner unit in gated community w/ security system.  982 s/f of living space includes central a/c, new washer/dryer, SS appliances, LR/DR combo, 2 BRs and 2 newly renovated full baths.  Asking $519,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Apr 28th 11am-12pm  63-35 60th Place, Ridgewood  Corner 2 family brick on 3 levels w/ 2 car garage.  3,300 s/f of living space, 7 BRs, 3 bath total.  Asking $1,499,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Flushing – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 704-square-foot condo at43-18 Robinson Street for $606,000. Zillow.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s the story behind Melania Trump’s all-white outfit for the White House’s state visit.

• The new American Apparel look resembles the old iteration of the brand.

Events
Astoria11 a.m. – Pavilion grand opening of Mount Sinai Queens. 25-20 30th Ave.

Cambria Heights11 a.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller announces results of participatory budgeting. Campus Magnet Complex Football Field, 207-01 116th Ave.

College Point11 a.m. – Police Commissioner James O’Neill presides over swearing-in ceremony for new police recruits. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

Jamaica Estates1 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella presents local student with winning Earth Day poster design. PS/IS 178, 189-10 Radnor Rd.

Kew Gardens Hills - 4 p.m. – Financial Goal Setting for Teens. Queens Library, 72-33 Vleigh Pl.

Corona4 p.m. – Financial Goal Setting for Teens. Queens Library, 38-23 104th St.

LIC4 p.m. – Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Community Services Board Substance Abuse Subcommittee and Municipal Drug Strategy Advisory Council meet. 42-09 28th St.

Sunnyside5 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer speaks at Sunnyside Community Services volunteer recognition celebration. 43-31 39th St.

Fresh Meadows6 p.m. – Shape Up NYC: Yoga for Adults. Queens Library,193-20 Horace Harding Expy.

Jackson Heights6:45 p.m. – New Visions Democratic Club Spring Gala. Lima Restaurant, 85-07 Northern Blvd.

Astoria7 p.m. – Best of Astoria Bash. Katch, 31-19 Newtown Ave.

Arverne7 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer announces launch of Making Rent Count pilot program. Ocean Bay Apartments, 57-10 Beach Channel Dr.

Flushing7:30 p.m. – The Marriage of Figaro. Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Middle Village7:45 p.m. – Juniper Park Civic Association Meeting. Our Lady of Hope Auditorium, 71st St. and Eliot Ave.

 

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Wednesday, April 25

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES

• A suspect believed to be the Golden State Killer, who is accused of 12 killings and 45 rapes in California from 1976 to 1986, was arrested.

• The Supreme Court’s conservative justices appeared to support President Trump’s authority for the travel ban during the oral arguments in the case.

• French President Emmanuel Macron argued that the US should stay in the Iran nuclear and the Paris Climate accord.



IN QUEENS

• A LIC apartment fire left eight people injured, including a man who suffered severe burns.

• Police are searching for a group of men who purchased nearly $2,000 worth of gift cards with counterfeit money in Queens and Brooklyn stores.

• A man wearing a condom exposed himself to a woman aboard a Queens-bound 7 train.

SUBWAY STATUS

• Northbound 1 Subway trains are running with delays because of a rail condition at 96 St.

• Northbound 6 Subway trains are running express from 14 St-Union Sq to Grand Central-42 St because of a train with mechanical problems at 14 St-Union Sq. Expect delays in 4 Subway5 Subway and 6 Subway train service.

• Jamaica Center-bound J Subway and Broadway Junction-bound M Subway trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Delancey St-Essex St.

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

TRAFFIC

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Pkwy and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Adelphi St and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

SCOREBOARD

The Yankees (13-9) overpowered the Twins, 8-3. They host the Twins again at 6:35 p.m.

The Mets (15-6) topped the Cardinals, 6-5. They face the Cardinals in St. Louis at 8:15 p.m.

• The Sports Pope is back! Mike Francesa will return to afternoon drive at WFAN, but had to take a significant pay cut.

ENTERTAINMENT

• Actor Hank Azaria said he is willing to step aside from playing controversial character Apu on “The Simpsons”.

• Kanye West seemed to indicate his support for President Trump after referring to him as his brother on Twitter.

• George R.R. Martin announced two “Games of Thrones” prequel books but said the next book in the series has been delayed.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

The Blacklist (NBC, 8PM) – Liz uses intel from an unexpected source to force a race with Red to uncover the secrets he holds, as Red initiates a plan to retrieve the duffel bag of bones.

Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – After an incident at Riverdale High leaves the town on edge, Archie leads the charge to uncover the culprit. Meanwhile, the reveal of a devastating secret leads to a violent showdown between Chic, Jughead, Betty and Alice.

Suits (USA, 9PM) – Harvey and Louis are blindsided by an attack against Specter Litt. Meanwhile, Mike can’t turn his back on the clinic when a class action suit overwhelms Nathan and Oliver.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

NETFLIX: Bill Nye: Science Guy - The dynamic, bow-tied host behind the young adult science show faces climate-change skeptics as he demonstrates the importance of scientific evidence.

HULU: The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 - Offred reckons with the consequences of a dangerous decision while haunted by memories from her past and the violent beginnings of Gilead

AMAZON PRIME: Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 6 – Cheryl talks Larry into adopting the Blacks, a family displaced by a hurricane, and Larry invents the ‘perfect’ excuse for missing a pair of parties.

TECHNOLOGY

• Google launched its revamp of Gmail, which includes self-destructing messages, email snoozing, and more.

• An e-waste recycler and inventor must serve a 15-month prison sentence for selling Microsoft restore disks.

• Do you want to upload pictures to your Instagram from your computer? Click here to learn how on PC or Mac.

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Maspeth - Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath large living room, formal dining room, lovely newly polished wood floors, and lots of windows for fresh air and light! Great location convenient to transportation & shopping. Asking $1,900/month.

Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Woodside – One Family Brick Home features 3 bedrooms, formal dining room, kitchen and 1.5 baths. Full finished basement with entrance to backyard. One car private attached driveway. Front of house porch. Close to bus and accessible To local shops, restaurants and schools. Asking $798,000.

O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

LOCAL EVENTS

• Richmond Hill – 6 to 9 p.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts pre-Ramadan security forum for places of worship in Muslim community. Bosnian Islamic Community Center, 114-07 91st Ave.

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Morning Buzz: Hiker finds body in Kissena Park, Rosedale woman charged with murdering step-grandson

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Wednesday, April 25

Weather
• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 59 degrees.

Top Stories
• A federal judge ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end the DACA program shielding young undocumented immigrants from deportation.

• More details emerged of inappropriate behavior by Trump’s VA secretary nominee, including drunkenly banging on the hotel door of a female employee.

• This video of a pit bull chomping down on a straphanger’s foot on the 4 train is going viral.

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Queens News
• A hiker found the body of a man who was believed to be murdered in Kissena Park.

• A Rosedale woman was charged with murder in the death of her step-grandson last September.

• A Corona man was shocked with a stun gun inside his home during a push-in robbery.

Politics
• Here are the results of last night’s state special elections, including two Democratic victories in the State Senate.

• Brooklyn State Senator Simcha Felder will continue to caucus with Republicans, denying Democrats the majority.

Entertainment
• Meek Mill celebrated his release from prison by attending a Philadelphia 76ersgame with Kevin Hart.

• “Smallville” star Tom Welling is now engaged to longtime girlfriend Jessica Rose Lee.

Buzzing Back

• In 1990 The Fender Stratocaster guitar this performer played this song on at Woodstock is auctioned off in London for $295,000.

• In 1940 actor Al Pacino is born in New York City, NY.  In 1972, he made his career breakthrough playing this mobster in this movie series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump’s pick to lead the VA has no management experience and a history of being drunk on the job.

• The Post says Andrew Cuomo’s lurches to the left because of Cynthia Nixonare looking desperate.

In the Blogs
• Woodside on the Move’s housing services director is being honored as a Woman of Distinction.

• The winner of this year’s Women’s History Month art contest is a Townsend Harris High School freshman.

Trending in New York
• PhilaUnite
• #Rise
• #RHOBHReunion
• James Johnson
• Cespedes

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (13-9) overpowered the Twins, 8-3. They host the Twins again at 6:35 p.m.

• The Mets (15-6) topped the Cardinals, 6-5. They face the Cardinals in St. Louis at 8:15 p.m.

• The Sports Pope is back! Mike Francesa will return to afternoon drive at WFAN, but had to take a significant pay cut.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Dancin’ Broadway  Sun Apr 29th  3pm  Come experience some of the most iconic dance numbers from The Great White Way.  $35-$45  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside
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Real Estate
• Co-working companies like WeWork are ramping up in New York City with increasing competition from commercial landlords.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Split Colonial features LR, DR, EIK, bath & 3 BRs on main floor, upstairs is a Master BR suite w/ walk in closet and bath w/ jacuzzi.  In ground pool, Florida room, finished basement.  Asking $899,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Fully renovated 1 BR co-op – move in condition.  Top of the line finishes, new floors, bright front exposure.  Close to transportation, shopping and restaurants.  Asking $349,000  Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

• Sold – Bay Terrace – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 950-square-foot co-op at 209-25 18th Avenue for $249,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Wells Fargo’s shareholders approved fatter paychecks for its executivesdespite the company’s troubles.

• Coca-Cola’s sales surged after rebooting its Diet Coke brand with new flavors.

Events
• Richmond Hill – 6 to 9 p.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts pre-Ramadan security forum for places of worship in Muslim community. Bosnian Islamic Community Center, 114-07 91st Ave.

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Afternoon Buzz: Trump suggests VA nominee should withdraw amid allegations, Man’s body found inside Flushing park

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Tuesday, April 24 

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES

• President Trump’s VA nominee was accused of overseeing a hostile work environment, overprescribing drugs, and drinking on the job. The president suggested he should withdraw.

• The driver who plowed through a crowded Toronto sidewalk was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder.

• President Trump said he is open to a new deal with European allies that would preserve the Iran nuclear agreement.

IN QUEENS

• The body of a man was found dead with trauma to the head inside Kissena Park.

• A pair of robbers donning motorcycle helmets used a stun gun on a man during an attempted robbery in Corona.

• Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a Chase Bank on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst.

SUBWAY STATUS

• Northbound A Subway trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 50 St.

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 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between 69th Rdand Springfield Blvd; Ramp.

• 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 westbound between Exit 33 – Mcguinness Blvd; Humboldt St and West 9th St; I-278.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between 82nd St and Northern Blvd; NY 25A.

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

SCOREBOARD

The Yankees (12-9) blew out the Minnesota Twins, 14-1. They face the Twins at Yankees Stadium again at 6:35 p.m.

The Mets (14-6) are in St. Louis to take on the Cardinals. First pitch is at 8:15 p.m.

• Mike Francesa’s ego led him to overestimate his value in the marketplace, but a return to WFAN would be a mistake, Bob Raissman writes in the Daily News.

ENTERTAINMENT

• “Smallville” star Tom Welling became engaged with longtime girlfriend Jessica Rose Lee.

• Brooklyn federal prosecutors are open to cutting a deal with actress Allison Mack in her sex cult trafficking case.

• Hot 97 host Ebro Darden said Kanye West referred to being addicted to opioids and in the hospital during a recent phone conversation.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

The 100 (CW, 9PM) – In the season premiere, Clarke struggles to survive on a desolate, scorched earth. Meanwhile, her friends in space come across a long-awaited beacon of hope.

New Girl (9:30PM) – Nervous about Ruth’s interview at a prestigious pre-school, Schmidt recruits Jess to help her prepare. Meanwhile, Nick procrastinates writing, and Winston prepares to confront his fear of testifying in court.

Legion (FX, 10PM) – David is tested.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

NETFLIX: Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up - Kevin James makes his long-awaited return to stand-up in this family-friendly special, dishing on fatherhood, fans, his disdain for allergies and more.

HULU: Vikings Season 5 - Ivar the Boneless asserts his leadership over the Great Heathen Army; Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Ragnar’s sons plot their next moves. Bjorn follows his destiny; Floki submits himself to the will of the Gods.

AMAZON PRIME: Eureka Season 1 – A newly hired Sheriff reports for duty in the small, bucolic Pacific Northwest town of Eureka and soon discovers that it is not what it seems.

TECHNOLOGY

• Spotify launched a redesigned version of its app that includes on-demand playlists for free users.

• Facebook’s rules and guidelines about what its users can and cannot post were revealed.

• Are you new to Instagram Stories? Click here for some tips.

#TRENDINGNY

• Kanye

• Waffle House

• #DescribeTwitterBadly

• #TuesdayThoughts

• Macron

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village –  One family brick home features 3 bedrooms, full bath, living room, modern kitchen with generous dinning area, sliding doors to rear patio. Full finished basement. One car garage. Asking $799,000.

Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Briarwood – Detached fully renovated colonial single family home. Open floor kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, skylights. Hardwood floors throughout. L/R D/R 4 bdrms, 3 full baths. Updated plumbing/electrical. Detached one car Garage. Fenced backyard, patio. Full and finished basement w/ accessory Unit. Asking $880,000.

O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

LOCAL EVENTS

• Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – 108th Community Council Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

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Tuesday, April 24

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 62 degrees. Rain expected in the evening.

Top Stories
• A college student obsessed with mass murderers killed 10 people and injured 15 others after driving a van through a Toronto sidewalk.

• Police arrested the gunman accused of killing four people at a Nashville-area Waffle House after a frantic manhunt.

• Shortly after his wife’s death, former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized for an infection and is recovering.

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Celebrating Local Champions  Wed May 2nd  6-8pm   Join Queens Community House for a fun night of networking and socializing over hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine & beer honoring local community champions.  $100  West Side Tennis Club, One Tennis Place, Forest Hills
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Queens News
• Dozens of Queens residents marched on the one-year anniversary of the Queens Village fire that killed five people.

• A former Queens principal who was victimized with revenge porn by an ex-boyfriend is suing the city for gender discrimination.

• An Astoria councilman is among the pols supporting a single-use plastic bottom ban in New York City parks and beaches.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo introduced a bill to ban plastic bags statewide right after Cynthia Nixon bashed him on the environment.

• City & State spells out what to look for in today’s special election.

Entertainment
• Here are the first photos of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s third child, a baby boy.

 Meanwhile, Dwayne Johnson and longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian welcomed their second daughter to the world.

Buzzing Back

• In 1976 Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels makes an on-air offer to pay this band $3,000 to reunite on the show.  Unfortunately, it never happened.

• In 1942 singer and actress Barbra Streisand is born in New York City, NY.  In 1977, this song from this movie earned her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

Opinion
• The Daily News says hate crimes offend the spirit of New York City and have no place here.

• The Post says the growing number of assaults and threats in schools was hidden by the Department of Education.

In the Blogs
• Check out some photos from St. Stan’s Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony.

• That was fast! The CityMD Urgent Care on Ditmars Boulevard is now open.

Trending in New York
• Jazz
• Melo
• #MyHandleExplained
• Thunder
• Utah

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (12-9) blew out the Minnesota Twins, 14-1. They face the Twins at Yankees Stadium again at 6:35 p.m.

• The Mets (14-6) are in St. Louis to take on the Cardinals. First pitch is at 8:15 p.m.

• Mike Francesa’s ego led him to overestimate his value in the marketplace, but a return to WFAN would be a mistake, Bob Raissman writes in the Daily News.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Iron Chef Astoria: Battle Carrot  Sat Apr 28th  2pm  A neighborhood competitive cooking party where friends who love to cook meet and eat.  Email [email protected] to register or for questions.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Phipps Houses filed plans for a trio of new buildings in Forest Hills on land formerly occupied by co-ops.

• For Sale – Glendale – Legal two family w/ commercial C1-2 overlay.  Great exposure on Cooper Avenue, full basement, detached garage.  Asking $599,000  O’Kane Real Estate  718-779-1111

• For Rent – St. Johns Road @ Grove Street, Ridgewood – 2 BR, 1 bath apt features hardwood floors, DR, EIK, SS appliances, dishwasher.  Railroad style layout.  Heat/Hot Water included.  Asking $2,500/month  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Glendale – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,312-square-foot house at 79-42 77th Avenue for $705,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Amazon is working on a “top-secret” plan to build domestic robots.

• Apple’s rumored next iPhone, the iPhone SE 2, could have wireless charging and a glass backing.

Events
• Douglaston – 11 a.m. – Tuesday Morning Music Club Free Concert. Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.

• Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – 108th Community Council Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

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Monday, April 23

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES

• The gunman accused of killing four people outside of a Nashville Waffle House over the weekend was arrested by police.

• A driver was arrested after multiple pedestrians were struck by a white van in Toronto.

• Governor Cuomo proposed a bill that would ban single-use plastic carryout bags statewide.

IN QUEENS

• A man died after he lost control of his car and crashed into a light pole in Rego Park.

• A mother was arrested after she left her 2-year-old daughter inside a locked car at a College Point shopping center.

• Eight people were inducted into the St. Stanislaus’ Hall of Fame.



SUBWAY STATUS

• Northbound 1 Subway trains are running express from 137 St-City College to 157 St because of signal problems at 137 St-City College.

• Northbound C Subway trains are running express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle because of signal problems at Canal St. You may experience delays on A Subway trains.

• Some southbound E Subway trains are stopping along the F Subway line from W 4 St-Washington Sq to 2 Av and then end because of switch problems at World Trade Center. Expect delays in both directions.

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

TRAFFIC

• Disabled vehicle on I-278 eastbound at NY 27; Prospect Expwy right lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 20 – Junction Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

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

SCOREBOARD

The Mets (14-6) and the Atlanta Braves game was postponed last night. There’s a doubleheader scheduled for Memorial Day.

The Yankees (11-9) beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-1.

ENTERTAINMENT

• Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed their newborn son this morning.

• The Rock and longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian welcomed their second daughter.

• Bill Cosby decided not take the stand in his sexual assault retrial as the defense rested its case.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

Lucifer (FOX, 8PM) – When a prima ballerina is brutally murdered, Lucifer helps Chloe solve the case and attempts to keep her focus away from Pierce.

The Terror (AMC, 9PM) – With the end of their provisions in sight, officers contemplate an 800-mile walkout while planning a party to raise the men’s worsening spirits.

The Crossing (ABC, 10PM) – Desperate to rescue his son, Oliver, from a potentially lethal situation, Jude reaches out to Emma with a request that could endanger the lives of everyone at the camp. 

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

NETFLIX: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Season 1 – An exploration of our discovery of the laws of nature and coordinates in space and time.

HULU: Superstore Season 1 – A look at the lives of employees at a big box store.

AMAZON PRIME: All or Nothing: Michigan Wolverines Season 1 – Head coach Jim Harbaugh leads his alma mater’s young team as the series provides an intimate look at the lives, both on the field and off, of the student athletes charged with carrying on Michigan’s legacy.

TECHNOLOGY

• Amazon is reportedly working on a home robot under the codename “Vesta.”

• Apple’s agreement to buy Shazam has drawn an in-depth investigation by the European Commission.

• Do you want to improve your photography? Click here for 41 tips and tricks you can use.

#TRENDINGNY

• #RHOA

• Waffle House

• #WorldBookDay

• #MondayMotivation

• #royalbaby

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Maspeth – Two family brick home, semi detached, hardwood floors, private driveway and garage. Close to Grand Avenue, building 22X52, new roof, gas heat. Asking $1.1M.

O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Corona – Six families, new construction. Two 2 bedroom apartments and four 1 bedroom apartment. All utilities seperated. Asking $2,750,000.

O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

LOCAL EVENTS

• LIC – 4 to 5 p.m. – Homework Help for Parents.  Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• Jackson Heights - 7 p.m. – Yonel Letellier Sosa, community and political activist, will announce his candidacy for the NYS Assembly, District 39. El Mordisco, 85-14 Roosevelt Ave.

• Cambria Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Remembrance of seventeen-year-old Melody Edwards who lost her life one year ago in tragic fire with Destiny Dones, Jada Foxworth, Rashawn Matthews and Chayce Lipford. Mount Moriah AME Church, 116-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.

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Morning Buzz: Russian dominatrix goes on hunger strike at Rikers, new video of Syracuse University frat surfaces

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Monday, April 23

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 64 degrees.

Top Stories
• Four former presidents came together to pay tribute to the late Barbara Bush.

• Another offensive video has surfaced of Syracuse University’s fraternity Theta Tau.

• There’s a manhunt underway for a man who killed four people outside of a Nashville Waffle House.

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Taste of Sunnyside  Tues May 22nd  6:30 pm (VIP @ 5:30pm)  Tickets Now on Sale!  With a wide variety of food, beer & wine offerings, and live entertainment, come and see all that Sunnyside has to offer. $40-$90   Event Tent in PC Richards Parking Lot, 50-02 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside
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Queens News
• A newly enrolled member of the NYPD School Safety Academy attacked his girlfriend after seeing a photo of another man on her Facebook page.

• A man caught flying off his bike during a police stop in Corona three years ago is claiming cops roughed him up.

• A Russian dominatrix, who attempted to murder a woman with poisoned cheesecake, is currently on a hunger strike at Rikers Island.

Politics
•  Michael Bloomberg announced that he will give $4.5 million to fulfill the U.S.’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement.

• The chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Trump can’t expect to “charm” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un into giving up his nuclear weapons.

Entertainment
• The music world lost Swedish powerhouse DJ Avicii while the film industry lost popular Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer this weekend.

Weekend Box Office
• A Quiet Place: $22 million
• Rampage (2018): $21 million
• I Feel Pretty: $16.2 million
• Super Troopers 2: $14.7 million
• Truth or Dare: $7.9 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1974 Mama Cass Elliot collapses before an appearance on The Tonight Show where she had been scheduled to host. From 1965 to 1968 she was a member of this band.

• In 1960 actress Valerie Bertinelli is born in Wilmington, Delaware.  In 1981, she married this famous guitarist.

Opinion
• The Times argues that special counsel Robert Mueller has brought to light the shady practices in the interlinked worlds of banking, law and lobbying.

• The Post rails against Governor Cuomo calling himself the undocumented son of poor immigrants.

In the Blogs
• The Dog and Duck in Sunnyside reopened under new ownership and a new menu.

• Two men stole a 66-year-old woman’s wallet within a J-Mart in Flushing.

Trending in New York
• Kate Middleton
• #royalbaby
• Salah Abdeslam
• William Shakespeare
• Duchess of Cambridge

Scoreboard
• The Mets (14-6) and the Atlanta Braves game was postponed last night. There’s a doubleheader scheduled for Memorial Day.

• The Yankees (11-9) beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-1.

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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a seven-story, mixed-use building at 28-06 21st St.in Astoria.

• For Sale – Rego Park - Mixed Use Property – Corner property for great exposure.  Featuring 1 office on the 1st flr and 2 apts above.  Call for details.  Asking $1.5M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700 

• For Sale – 63-35 60th Place, Ridgewood – Two family, corner property brick home on 3 levels.  Property is completely renovated and ready to move in!  7 BRs, 3 bath total.  Small backyard, 2 car garage.  Asking $1,499,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Flushing – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 700-square-foot co-op at 141-10 25th Rd. for $208,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• 14-year-old Nataly Juela has been reported missing. She was last seen on Friday, around 8 a.m., at the Academy for Careers in Television and Film in Long Island City. She’s described as 4’10” tall, weighing 140 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, black Nike sweat pants with white stripes and a black t-shirt with the school name in purple.

• 64-year-old Sauchi Yeung has been reported missing. He was last seen leaving his residence at 30-55 37th Street on Friday around 10:30 a.m.  He is described as 5’9″ and 160lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded jacket, tan pants and brown shoes.

Events
• Fresh Meadows – 10:30 a.m. – Chancellor Richard A. Carranza visits JHS 216 George J Ryan. 64-20 175th St.

 Fresh Meadows – 4 p.m. – Chancellor Richard A. Carranza hosts a student town hall followed by a parent town hall at 5:30 p.m. Francis Lewis HS, 58-20 Utopia Parkway

• LIC – 4 to 5 p.m. – Homework Help for Parents.  Queens Library, 37-44 21st Street

• Jackson Heights - 7 p.m. – Yonel Letellier Sosa, community and political activist, will announce his candidacy for the NYS Assembly, District 39. El Mordisco, 85-14 Roosevelt Ave.

• Cambria Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Remembrance of seventeen-year-old Melody Edwards who lost her life one year ago in tragic fire with Destiny Dones, Jada Foxworth, Rashawn Matthews and Chayce Lipford. Mount Moriah AME Church, 116-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

April 26th, 2018 at 3:18 am

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