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Tuesday, March 14
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow removal. Meters will remain in effect.

• Blizzard warning in effect all day. High winds and up to 18 inches of snow expected. High of 33.

Top Stories
• Schools are closed and above-ground train service is shut down as the northeast is slammed with up to 18 inches of snow.

• A nonpartisan report concluded that the Obamacare repeal would cause 24 million Americans to lose health insurance in a decade.

• The city is spending $38 million in an effort to combat the growing opioid epidemic.

Queens World Film Festival Mar 14th - 18th 6-12pm View films from around the world and around the corner, includes an annual festival, industry panels, special screening events, and popular youth-oriented educational initiatives. Click here for venues and film screening schedule.

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Queens News
• A Queens toddler died after choking at her grandmother’s house in the Lower East Side.

• Two people were injured after being struck by a train in Jackson Heights.

• Classroom trailers are being removing from a Woodside elementary school’s yard.

• Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara received an emotional farewell while leaving his Manhattan office.

• Trump will donate his $400,000 salary to a charity of the media’s choice.

• NBC named Tyra Banks as the new host of “America’s Got Talent.”

MTV is revamping its annual awards show as the “MTV Movies & TV Awards.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1922 Mack Truck founder killed in car crash

• In 1948 actor/comedian Billy Crystal is born in Long Beach, California

• The Daily News criticizes “Trumpcare” for the projected 24 million people who will lose coverage.

• The Post blasts de Blasio for allowing a ritual that has led to an uptick in newborns contracting herpes.

In the Blogs
• Carvel Ice Cream is coming back to Grand Avenue in Maspeth.

• Dante Basco is joining BoroughCon’s roster this Memorial Day Weekend.

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• The Rangers (44-24-2) fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-2.

• The Islanders (32-25-11) were blown away by the Hurricanes, 8-4.

• The Knicks (26-41) host the Indiana Pacers at MSG. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (12-53) welcome the Oklahoma City Thunder to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

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Queens Chamber of Commerce Annual St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon and Celebration at Terrace on the Park has been CANCELED due to weather, and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 21st.

Real Estate
• The top home sale in Queens last month was a Murray Hill house for $2.7 million.

• For Sale – Middle Village North – Detached brick Cape on huge corner 4,000 sq/ft lot. New EIK, new full bath on 1st floor, 4 bedrooms.  Private driveway, garage, yard.  Asking $1.1M  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Glendale – Beautiful 2 bedroom duplex featuring large family room, DR, EIK, dishwasher, 2 full bath.  Full finished basement with washer/dryer. Heat/Hot Water included.  Ample street parking. Asking $2400/month  Carollo Real Estate  718-366-6636

• Sold – Rego Park – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,250-square-foot co-op at 6125 98th Street for $479,000. Zillow.

• Intel bought self-driving technology firm Mobileye for $153 billion in a game-changing move.

• Startup company Nio, which is challenging Tesla, unveiled what its electric car could look like in 2020.

Queens – All Day Event – Queens World Film Festival. 

Bayside – 12:15 p.m. – Yoga @ The Castle.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue

LIC - 6:30 p.m. – Small Business Seminar: Marketing 101 & Social Media Marketing. LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave.

Ozone Park – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  Majestic Marquis, 88-03 101st Ave.

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March 14th, 2017 at 8:07 am

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