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Tuesday, April 10

Weather
• Rain showers in the morning and overcast in the afternoon. High of 49.

Top Stories
• Trump’s tax cuts and the new spending bill are expected to raise the federal deficit to $804 billion this year.

• FBI agents raided the office of Michael Cohen, Trump’s personal lawyer, and confiscated records related to Stormy Daniels, infuriating the president.

• NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye has resigned amid mounting criticism over the lead paint scandal.

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State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Mobile Office Hours  Thurs Apr 12th 5:30-7pm  Come and address any issue that bugs you with State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo.  For more info, call 718-738-1111  Queens Library, 69-70 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
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Queens News
• A Queens court is looking for a special prosecutor to handle the case of a city official who was arrested when cops found a gun in her car.

• Cardi B spilled the beans about illegal butt injections she received in a Queens basement.

• A Bayside business is joining a young girl’s battle against cancer.

Politics
• On her 52nd birthday, Cynthia Nixon picked up the endorsement of an influential progressive group in Brooklyn.

• Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Minor created a state-level campaign committee, sparking rumors of a gubernatorial bid.

Entertainment
• Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are planning to have more kids.

 Here’s what Cardi B’s pregnancy will mean for her upcoming shows.

Buzzing Back

• In 1976 Peter Frampton hit #1 on the Billboard album chart with this LP.  The album would stay on the chart for 97 weeks and sell over 6 million copies.

• In 1984 Mandy Moore is born in Nashua, New Hampshire. In 2016, she began co-starring as Rebecca Pearson in this NBC hit drama

Opinion
• USA Today says Trump’s deployment of National Guard to the border is little more than political theater.

• The Post says Cuomo’s latest budget actually leaves the state with a structural budget gap.

In the Blogs
• A new CityMD Urgent Care is coming to 31st Street in Astoria.

• The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning is hosting a Saturday family matinee series of “Pete the Cat.”

Trending in New York
• #CBX_BloomingDays
• #TuesdayThoughts
• New Mexico
• #NationalSiblingsDay
• #LifeCouldBeEasierIf

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (28-53) fell to the Cavaliers in their final home game, 123-109.

• The Nets (28-53) topped the Chicago Bulls, 114-105.

• The Yankees (5-5) head to Boston to begin a three-game series against the Red Sox. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.

• The Mets (8-1) continue their fast start with a win against the Marlins, 4-2. They face the Marlins again at 7:10 p.m.

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Soap and Suds  Thurs Apr 12th 6-8pm  Learn about botanical soap making and bring home your own herbal bar of soap while you sip  on selections from local craft breweries.  Adult 21+.  $18  Registration Required.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Mega Contracting Group has put a mixed-use, 114-unit Astoria building on the market for $100 million.

• For Sale – Glendale – Two family home used as a one family.  6 rooms, 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, large , open kitchen, 1.5 car garage, semi finished basement, located near all.  Asking $675,000  Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Rent – Forest Hills – Newly renovated 1 BR apt w/ new kitchen, bath & floors. Pet friendly, close to subway, shopping & restaurants.  Asking $2,100/month . Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

• Sold – Maspeth – A four-bedroom, one-bathroom house at 60-64 68th Street for $590,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted to lawmakers that the network could have done more to prevent data misuse.

• Apple unveiled its new red-colored iPhones that will hit stores on Friday.

Events
• Arverne – 11 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz, Councilman Donovan Richards break ground on expansion of Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center. 6200 Beach Channel Dr.

• Edgemere – 11 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye tour Ocean Bay Bayside Apartments and announce her resignation. 57-10 Beach Channel Dr.

• College Point – 1 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella, neighborhood leaders rally against planned hotel. 18th Ave. and 128th St.

• Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  Villa Russo II Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

April 12th, 2018 at 12:31 am

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