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Tuesday, April 3

Weather
• Rain all day with a high of 44 degrees.

Top Stories
• Jill McCabe, the wife of ousted FBI official Andrew McCabe, slammed Trump for his “absurd” personal attacks in a scathing op-ed.

• The Trump administration left the door open to a possible White House meeting with Vladimir Putin as relations worsen.

• New Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza spent his first day on the job lunching with the mayor at Katz’s Deli.

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Spring Break Activities for Kids!  Tues Apr 3rd - Fri Apr 6th  1-4pm  Children get their hands dirty as they sift and search through our Exploration Station. For children of all ages.  Entry included with Garden Admission.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Queens News
• Authorities suspect a 3-year-old girl who was found lifeless in a Seaside apartment was the victim of child abuse.

• Police are looking for three siblings from a Pomonok family who last seen on Sunday.

• A city principal who was removed for taking his staff on a trip to a Queens “sex spa” is suing to get his job back.

Politics
• Republican Marcus Molinaro kicked off his campaign for governor by focusing on ending corruption.

• Here’s a breakdown of what was included, and dropped, from the New York state budget.

Entertainment
• He’s back! Arnold Schwarzenegger is stable after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery.

• This is the reason why Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan are splitting up.

Buzzing Back

• In 1960 Elvis Presley enters a Nashville studio where he records this song,  which is loosely based on this Italian song.

• In 1961 actor and comedian Eddie Murphy is born in NYC, New York.  He performed with this comedic entourage from 1980 until 1984.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump’s trade war will ultimately wound American exporters and consumers with high prices.

• The Post says Albany’s latest budget is fiscally irresponsible and full of pork.

In the Blogs
• The city has selected this architect to come up with a master plan for Sunnyside Yards.

• A local state senator is hosting mobile office hours at the Maspeth Library next week.

Trending in New York
• #NCAAChampionship
• Bartier Cardi
• One Shining Moment
• Emily Blunt
• #AmericanIdol

Scoreboard
• Villanova bested Michigan, 79-62, to win their second NCAA national championship in three years.

• The Mets (2-1) were snowed out. They host the Phillies tomorrow at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (2-2) game was also postponed. Their home-opener will be tomorrow at 4:05 p.m.

• The Rangers (34-36-9) head to New Jersey to face the Devils. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (32-37-10) welcome the Philadelphia Flyers to Brooklyn at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (27-50) take on the Orlando Magic at MSG. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (25-52) travel to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers at 7 p.m.

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PS229Q Complimentary 50th Anniversary Breakfast  Sat Apr 21st 9am-Noon  Breakfast served until 11am.  Limited seats are available.  Register for tickets @ www.ps229q.myevent.com   PS 229 School Cafeteria, 67-25 51st Road, Woodside
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Real Estate
• Developer Teddi Li is planning to open a 16-story, 116-key hotel in Long Island City.

• For Sale – Woodside – Corner brick semi detached 2 family home features a pvt driveway and attached garage, balcony and backyard.  Asking $925,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Renovated 1 family home on corner lot has 4 BRs, 2.5 bath, kitchen w/ SS appliances, dishwasher.  Large LR, DR & Den (can be used as a 3rd BR).  Full finished basement w/ washer & dryer.  Asking $695,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Howard Beach – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 950-square-foot co-op at 155-10 86th Street for $210,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple plans to use its own chips in Mac computers starting in 2020, replacing processors from Intel.

• Popular dating app Grindr was caught sharing users’ HIV status with third-party companies.

Events
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Spring Recess Programs. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

• Douglaston – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids. Alley Pond Park, Winchester Blvd under the GCP.

• Flushing - 1 to 4 p.m. – Spring Break Activities for Kids! Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

Written by QTadmin

April 8th, 2018 at 4:10 pm

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