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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.

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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.

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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.

Written by QTadmin

April 26th, 2018 at 3:26 am

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