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Tuesday, March 13

Weather
• Here comes another nor’easter! The snow will taper off in the afternoon, it will be cloudy and windy for the rest of the day. High of 42.

Top Stories
• The helicopter pilot believes loose gear may have hit a lever that cut off the engine, causing the deadly East River crash.

• A Republican House intelligence committee report concluded that there was no collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia.

• The Metropolitan Opera has fired conductor James Levine after sexual assault allegations.

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In The Mood  Sun Mar 18th  3pm A retro 1940’s musical featuring the In The Mood singers and dancers, and the sensational String Of Pearls big band orchestra. $30-$48   Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside
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Queens News
• The NYPD rushed to an Astoria gas station to disarm a suspicious pressure cooker only to find spaghetti with marinara sauce inside.

• A Queens ex-con was accused of stalking and drugging one of the teenage stepdaughters that he eventually raped.

• The nor’easter already caused hundreds of flights to be canceled or delayed at JFK and LaGuardia airports.

Politics
• Amid their current feud over the state of public housing, Cuomo toured a dilapidated development while de Blasio was out of town.

• Former gubernatorial candidate Brian Kolb endorsed GOP contender Marc Molinaro for the Republican nomination.

Entertainment
• Here are the dates and locations for Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run II” tour.

Actor Michael Cera sparked rumors of his marriage after he was spotted with a gold band on his ring finger.

Buzzing Back

• In 2007 Coffee house Starbucks announced the launch of its own music label.  The music debuted with a nonstop dose of this song by Paul McCartney.

• In 1972, rapper Common is born in South Side, Illinois.  In 2011, he took on an acting role in this made for TV AMC series.

Opinion
• Errol Louis writes in the Daily News that Dreamers are trapped and held hostage by Trump’s squalid proposal.

• The Post says while de Blasio and Cuomo feud in public, NYCHA residents are left in the cold and the mold.

In the Blogs
• A new exhibit featuring student photographs of NOLA and Cajun Country will open at LaGuardia Community College.

• Queens College will offer free tax prep services until April 17.

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Scoreboard
• The Rangers (31-32-7) topped the Carolina Hurricanes, 6-3.

• The Knicks (24-43) host the Dallas Mavericks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (21-46) will take on the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.

• LIU Brooklyn will face Radford in the NCAA Tournament First Four game in Dayton, Ohio. Tip-off is at 6:40 p.m.

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Queens Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick’s Day Annual Luncheon  Thurs Mar 15th 11:30am  Celebrate Celtic traditions with great food & entertainment. Special guest speaker is NYC Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. Call 718-898-8500 ext 123 or email [email protected]   Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Here are the top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to Brooklyn and Queens.

• For Sale – Glendale - One family brick in a great location!  Enclosed porch, LR, FDR, EIK on main level, 3 BRs and full bath on 2nd.  Full basement w/ bath, 1 car garage.  Asking $589,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Middle Village – Great location on Eliot Avenue near 80th Street.  Solid 1 family brick has space excellent for medical or other professional office.  4 room office on first floor, 3 BR apt on 2nd floor.  Finished basement, detached garage.  Asking $819,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444 

• Sold – Howard Beach – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 6,000-square-foot house at 97-20 163rd Avenue for $705,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple is reportedly working on new noise-canceling and water-resistant AirPods.

• Elon Musk wants his spaceship company SpaceX to offer trips to Mars by mid 2019.

Events
Kew Gardens9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet to discuss local entrepreneurship programs, preventing tax scams. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst10 a.m. – Community leaders, civic groups rally against proposed rezoning development. 40-31 82nd St.

Jackson Heights1:30 p.m. – Congressman Joseph Crowley, local students demand gun safety legislation. Renaissance Charter School, 35-59 81st St.

Elmhurst - 4 p.m. – Drag Queens Story Hour w/ Ms. B. Queens Library, 86-07 Broadway.

Elmhurst7 p.m. – Community Board 4 monthly meeting. Elmhurst Hospital,79-01 Broadway.

Richmond Hill - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens, 110-04 Atlantic Ave.

Written by QTadmin

March 13th, 2018 at 1:09 pm

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