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A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

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Wednesday, April 4

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES

• The woman who opened fire at YouTube headquarters was interviewed by police hours before the shooting after she had been reported missing.

• China proposed tariffs on $50 billion worth of American soybeans, cars, chemicals, and other goods as fears of a trade war escalate.

• Events around the US marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

IN QUEENS
• Two people were killed in a fiery five-car-pile up near JFK Airport while two drivers suspected of being drunk were arrested.

• Hundreds of people lost power after a transformer exploded as Maspeth residents complained about persistent power issues.

• A man is wanted for driving away with an unattended car on Utopia Parkway and then lighting it on fire.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Jamaica bound J and Broadway Junction bound M trains are running express from Myrtle Av to Broadway Junction because of a train with mechanical problems at Gates Av. Expect delays in J and M train service in both directions.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• Accident on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound at 94th St right lane blocked.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge to Exit – 38th St; Sunset Park Industrial Park.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound from Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd to Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from I-495 Long Island Expwy to Linden Blvd.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 30 – Flushing Ave to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit – 38th St; Sunset Park Industrial Park to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

SCOREBOARD
• The Rangers (34-37-9) fell to the New Jersey Devils, 5-2.

• The Islanders (33-37-10) topped the Philadelphia Flyers, 5-4.

• The Knicks (27-51) were crushed by the Orlando Magic, 97-73.

• The Nets (25-52) were blown out by the Philadelphia 76ers, 121-95.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Carrie Underwood posted a photo of herself back at work since she suffered a bad fall and received more than 40 stitches to her face.

• The Duffer Brothers are being sued for allegedly ripping off “Stranger Things” from a 2012 short film.

• Rob Kardashian is allegedly furious after Blac Chyna’s fight at Six Flags in California.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Blacklist (NBC, 8PM) – When an associate of the Nash Syndicate is murdered, Red sets Liz and the Task Force on the case in order to recover evidence crucial to bringing down Ian Garvey.

• Suits (USA, 9PM) – Harvey has to call in an old debt for the firm. Mike goes toe-to-toe with an unlikely opponent. Louis comes to term with his new role.

• The Magicians (Syfy, 9PM) – The group finds what they’re looking for and attempt once and for all to get magic back.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest – Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones’ service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.

• HULU: 50/50 – Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

• AMAZON PRIME: Philadelphia – Competing lawyers sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination.

TECHNOLOGY
• Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress next weekabout his company’s use and protection of user data.

• Meanwhile, Facebook said that information on as many as 87 million people may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica.

• Do you need to spring clean your electronics? Click here to learn how.

#TRENDINGNY
• #MLK50

• #PinstripePride

• Masters

• #hiphop

• #WednesdayWisdom

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Maspeth – Two family brick home, semi detached, hardwood floors, private driveway and garage. Close to Grand Avenue, building 22X52, new roof, gas heat. Asking $1.1M. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Astoria – Stone 4-Family Home features 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, full finished basement, laundry & ample storage for tenants. backyard garden. Conveniently located near shops, bars & restaurants. Asking $1,788,888. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

LOCAL EVENTS
• Cambria Heights – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Queens elected officials partner with OATH to host “What To Do If You Get A Summons” town hall. Community Bridge Home, 120-50 Springfield Blvd.

• Woodside – 7 p.m. – Project for Living Artists. Project Life Center, 38-02 61st St.

 Whitestone – 8 p.m. – Special East Concert: Handel’s Messiah Part 3. Moakyang Presbyterian Church, 12-25 Clintonville St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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April 8th, 2018 at 4:45 pm

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Wednesday, April 4

Weather
• Cloudy and windy with periods of rain. High of 63 degrees.

Top Stories
• A shooter wounded three people and fatally shot herself at YouTube headquarters in a possible domestic dispute.

• Robert Mueller told Trump’s attorneys the president is still under investigation, but is not considered a criminal target.

• The de Blasio administration may ditch the BQX streetcar project if a study finds it won’t pay for itself.

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The Broadway Dolls!  Sun Apr 8th  3pm  A celebration of Broadway music, rock n’ roll and 60’s girl groups, a truly unique live theatrical experience.  $35-$45  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside
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Queens News
• A Queens stepdad was charged with murder for killing a 3-year-old girl after she suffered a brutal beating in their apartment.

• Queens activists are celebrating federal legislation that directs the FAA to examine airplane noise measurements.

• Target is opening new small-format stores, including in Astoria and Jackson Heights.

Politics
• New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit to stop the U.S. Census from asking about citizenship.

• Andrew Cuomo thinks he’s the most accomplished governor in modern American history.

Entertainment
• Cardi B will co-host “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon on April 9.

• “Black Panther” has topped “Jurassic World” as the fourth-highest grossing movie of all time in the U.S.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968 Martin Luther King Jr is shot by this man from a nearby hotel.  He died an hour later at the age of 27. He is remembered most for this speech.

• In 1965 actor Robert Downey Jr. is born in NYC, New York.  He began acting at the age of five when he played a puppy in this film, which was directed by his father Robert Downey, Sr.

Opinion
• The Daily News says King’s legacy endures in modern-day movements for equality and justice.

• The Post says the independent monitor overseeing NYCHA will be a win for public housing tenants.

In the Blogs
• The borough president recommended against a zoning application for a Glendale medical facility.

• Community Board 1 is launching a survey of Ravenswood residents and businesses.

Trending in New York
• East
• Phillies
• #LegionFX
• Matt Harvey
• #CHLive

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (34-37-9) fell to the New Jersey Devils, 5-2.

• The Islanders (33-37-10) topped the Philadelphia Flyers, 5-4.

• The Knicks (27-51) were crushed by the Orlando Magic, 97-73.

• The Nets (25-52) were blown out by the Philadelphia 76ers, 121-95.

• The Yankees (3-2) win their home opener, 11-4. They face the Rays again at Yankee Stadium. First pitch at 1:05 p.m.

• The Mets (3-1) blanked the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0. They host the Phillies to wrap up their series at 1:10 p.m.

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NYCRUNS Flushing Meadows 5K & 10K  Sat Apr 7th  9am This course welcomes runners of all levels and the post-race spread (including NYC’s finest bagels!) beckons all at the finish of the race.  Register here.   Meet at the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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Real Estate
• The Kaufman Organization signed a 99-year ground lease for an industrial building in LIC that will be converted into office space.

• For Sale –  Middle Village North – One family brick has 3 BRs, full finished basement w/ full bath, 1/2 bath on 1st flr.  Great view of the city!  Move  in condition.  Asking $758,000  Lou Pastorini  917-797-7567

• For Sale - 63-35 60th Place, Ridgewood – Fully renovated 2 family brick on 3 levels.  Corner property, detached 2 car garage, small yard.  Ready to move in!  Asking $1,499,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Whitestone – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot house at 167-05 12th Avenue for $245,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Spotify went public and opened for trading at $165.90 per share, landing at a valuation of $30 billion.

• Hershey Company is spending $500 million to make its iconic chocolate Kisses more sustainable.

Events
• Middle Village – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.  Queens Library, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave.

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

• Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Movie Screening: “In Remembrance of Martin.” Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

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

• South Hollis – 2 p.m. – Remembering Dr. King. Queens Library, 204-01 Hollis Ave.

• Flushing - 3 p.m. – Storytime: Remembering Dr. King. Queens Library, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave.

• Sunnyside – 3 p.m. – Story & Craft Time: Remembering Dr. King. Queens Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

• So. Ozone Park – 3:30 p.m. – Storytime: Remembering Dr. King. Queens Library, 128-16 Rockaway Blvd.

• Cambria Heights – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Queens elected officials partner with OATH to host “What To Do If You Get A Summons” town hall. Community Bridge Home, 120-50 Springfield Blvd.

• Woodside – 7 p.m. – Project for Living Artists. Project Life Center, 38-02 61st St.

 Whitestone – 8 p.m. – Special East Concert: Handel’s Messiah Part 3. Moakyang Presbyterian Church, 12-25 Clintonville St.

Written by QTadmin

April 8th, 2018 at 4:31 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Trump plans to order military to guard border, LI pharmacy robbery may be linked to Queens robberies

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Tuesday, April 3

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump said he plans to order the military to guard parts of the southern border until his wall is built and tighter immigration laws are passed.

• A London-based lawyer was sentenced to 30 days in prison for lying to the FBI in the Mueller probe.

• NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a multi-state, city lawsuit to block the Trump administration’s citizenship question on the 2020 census.

IN QUEENS
• Police believe an armed raid on a Long Island pharmacy may be the work of a trio linked to two similar robberies in Queens.

• The mother of a 3-year-old girl grieved her daughter’s death on Facebookafter she died of suspected child abuse.

• Three siblings from Queens who went missing on Sunday were found safe.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound 2 and 5 trains are running express from E 180 St to 3 Av-149 St because of a passenger in need of medical assistance at Simpson St.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Linden Blvd.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 1B-2 – North Conduit Ave; NY 27 and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Disabled vehicle on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West right lane blocked.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 3rd Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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 betomorrow 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.

ENTERTAINMENT
• ‘Mini Me’ actor Verne Troyer was hospitalized after his friends called 911 to report that he was drunk and suicidal.

• Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Margo and girlfriend Jen Harley welcomed their first baby girl together.

• Cardi B will make history as the first ever co-host of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on April 9.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Roseanne (ABC, 8PM) – Roseanne’s clash with Darlene over how she’s raising her kids—especially Harris—reaches a breaking point.

• Black Lightening (CW, 9PM) – As suspicions grow that Jefferson Pierce is Black Lightning, the ASA arranges to have him arrested.

• Legion (FX, 10PM) – Unlikely alliances are formed and the search for the Shadow King begins in the Season 2 opener.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: SE7EN – Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

• HULU: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert – A live musical recounting the final days of Jesus Christ and those around him.

• AMAZON VIDEO: Spaceballs – Planet Spaceballs’ President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia’s abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.

TECHNOLOGY
• Spotify made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange with trades opening at $165.90 a share, which puts the company value at $29.5 billion.

• Snapchat introduced new updates this week, including a group video chat feature as well as the ability to tag friends in Stories.

• Do you want to try Google Play Music and YouTube Red for free? Click here to learn how to get a four month free trial.

#TRENDINGNY
• #LHHATL

• #WrestleMania

• Villanova

• Baltic

• #TuesdayThoughts

#MakeABandSickly

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Renovated one family, corner property w/ 2 levels of living space. Large LR, DR, Den, Kitchen w/ SS appliances, dishwasher & microwave. 2nd flr features 3 BRs, 2 bath. Finished basement w/ washer & dryer. Asking $695,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Middle Village – Large 2 family on 49×100 s/f lot.  6 rooms, 3 BRs each apt. Full finished basement, 2 car garage, large yard. Near Juniper Park. Asking $1,439,999. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

LOCAL EVENTS
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That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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April 8th, 2018 at 4:22 pm

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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.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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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.

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April 8th, 2018 at 4:10 pm

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Aigner Chocolates in Forest Hills

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Monday, April 2

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Sinclair Broadcast Group is under fire after a viral video showed local TV anchors reading the same script to criticize the news industry.

• Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died at the age of 81.

• The Yankees home opener and tonight’s Mets game were postponed as a result of the snowstorm.

IN QUEENS
• Two men wanted for a string of armed robberies throughout Queensrobbed a Woodside bodega.

• Police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl, who was last seen at her home in Astoria.

• An international food festival will be hosted at Citi Field’s parking lot this month.

SUBWAY STATUS
• D and N train service has resumed following an earlier incident involving a train with mechanical problems at 36 St (Bklyn).

• Southbound A and D trains are running local from 125 St to 59 St-Columbus Circle because of a rail condition at 125 St. Expect delays in A, B, C and D train service.

• Some northbound B and D trains are running local from W 4 St-Washington Sq to 34 St-Herald Sq.

• Some Forest Hills bound M trains are stopping along the E line from W 4 St-Washington Sq to Queens Plaza. Expect delays in B, D, F and M train service.

• Southbound N and Q trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Canal St.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Morgan Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between 69th Rd and Union Turnpike.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Mets (2-1) could not complete a sweep against the St. Louis Cardinals, losing 5-1.

• The Yankees (2-2) fell to the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-4.

• The Nets (25-52) lost to the Detroit Pistons, 108-96.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Blac Chyna was caught on video swinging a car-shaped stroller during an argument at Six Flags in California.

• Kendra Wilkinson hinted that she’s filing for divorce from Hank Baskett in a series of Instagram posts.

• Seth Rogan said he knew about Stormy Daniels and President Trump’s alleged affair a decade ago.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW, 8PM) – With the timeline barely stable, the Legends must tackle two anachronisms at the same time to try and keep Mallus at bay.

• The Terror (AMC, 9PM) – With something now stalking the ships, the captains debate their options, testing their loyalty to one another against their duty to their crews.

• The Crossing (ABC, 10PM) – After 47 refugees mysteriously wash up in a small fishing town, local sheriff Jude Ellis teams with DHS agent Emma Ren to assess their unusual claim—that they’re fleeing a war 180 years in the future.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Iron Giant -A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

• HULU: Friday the 13th – A group of camp counselors are stalked by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp.

• AMAZON VIDEO: The Karate Kid – A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager.

TECHNOLOGY
 Apple will reportedly replace Intel’s processors with its own chips in Mac computers by 2020.

• Epic Games’ Fortnite: Battle Royale is now available for everyone on iOS.Click here to see if your device is compatible.

• Do you want to test new commands on Google Home? Click here for 70 commands you can try.

#TRENDING
• #JesusChristSuperstarLive
• #MondayMotivation
• #WorldAutismAwarenessDay
• #oklahomateacherwalkout
#RejectedFieldTrips

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – Townhouse Features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, sunny living room, formal dining, modern kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, lovely original hardwood floors and wall moldings, spacious backyard w/ new shed and parking for up to 2 cars. Asking $775,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Attached, 2 family brick townhouse w/ 3 BRs, 3 bath, renovated kitchens & bath.  Open layout, new electric, plumbing & boiler, garage and backyard. Asking $1,199,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

LOCAL EVENTS
• Astoria - 8:30 p.m. – Dear Diary.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – It’s in Queens Podcast Taping. Bar 360,
Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

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April 8th, 2018 at 4:01 pm

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Monday, April 2

Weather
• Snow this morning will give way to partly cloudy conditions this afternoon. High of 45 degrees and 1-3 inches of snow expected.

Top Stories
• Hackers stole credit card information from five million customers of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor.

• Fox News’s Laura Ingraham is taking a week-long vacation, which may or may not be connected to her remarks on Parkland survivor David Hogg and a backlash from advertisers.

• It was a special holiday for a pair of NYPD officers who helped to deliver a baby inside of a car on the Upper East Side on Easter morning.

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Easter Egg Hunt  Mon Apr 2nd 3:30-5pm  Join this tradition of Easter Egg Hunt in the garden of the historic home, Lewis H. Latimer House. For children under 11. RSVP is required.  34-41 137th Street, Flushing
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Queens News
• A Denver-bound Delta plane had to make an emergency landing at JFK Airport after striking a bird and losing an engine in the air.

• Two men impersonating cops shot a man and then stole his car in front of the victim’s home in Hollis.

• One man was reunited with his runaway dog only to later find out that the pooch actually belonged to a family in Jamaica who lost him years ago.

Politics
• “NO MORE DACA DEAL!” President Trump tweeted one hour after wishing everyone a happy Easter.

• The New York state budget, which passed early Saturday, includes a new fee for cab, Uber and Lyft customers in Manhattan using car service below 96th Street.

Entertainment
• Roseanne has been renewed by ABC for another season.• Steven Bochco, a producer and writer for series like Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue died on Sunday after a battle with leukemia. He was 74.

Weekend Box Office
• Ready Player One: $41.2 million
• Tyler Perry’s Acrimony: $17.1 million
• Black Panther: $11.3 million
• I Can Only Imagine: $10.8 million
• Pacific Rim Uprising: $9.2 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1992 Mob boss John Gotti is convicted of murder.  After being found guilty, here was sent here where he was held in virtual solitary confinement until his death in 2002.

• In 1939 singer Marvin Gaye is born in Washington, DC.  This soulful Motown icon rose to fame for his recording of this 1966 song.

Opinion
• A USA Today contributor stated that 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, there is still a moral responsibility to end racism and brutality.

• The Times breaks down the illusion of self-driving cars.

In the Blogs
• Coffee fans, get ready, Mighty Oak Roasters is coming to Astoria.

• Two men have been arrested for a fatal shooting within a Jackson Heights bodega.

Trending in New York
• #snow
• Mother Nature
• #DyngusDay
• Hill Street Blues
• Good Monday

Scoreboard
• The Mets (2-1) could not complete a sweep against the St. Louis Cardinals, losing 5-1.

• The Yankees (2-2) fell to the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-4.

• The Nets (25-52) lost to the Detroit Pistons, 108-96.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Dear Diary  Mon Apr 2nd 8:30pm  Comics read their weird childhood journals.  $8  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Galerie in Long Island City already has a dozen contracts for condos one month after sales launched.

• For Sale – Ozone Park - Two family home on corner lot w/ detached garage.  1st flr duplex w/ finished basement, 2nd flr has a 3 room apt.  Beautiful wood floors throughout.  Asking $659,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Maspeth Plateau – New listing!  Handyman special…one family brick attached home features 2 BRs, LR, DR, kitchen, bath, new boiler, one car garage.  Community driveway w/ 3 entrances!  Asking $675,000  The “A” Team  Joe 917-952-2156 or Jackie 917-952-2797  

• Sold – Queens Village - A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,000-square-foot home at 10924 221st St. for $540,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday, around 5:04 p.m., police responded to a report of an injured man at Leadstone USA at 50-09 27th Avenue. The 50-year-old man had severe trauma to the neck and was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

• On Saturday, 14-year-old Eftyhia Galanis was reported missing. She also goes by the nickname Effy. She was last seen at her residence at 21-15 19th Street on Friday. She has brown eyes and black hair. She is 5’ and 150 lbs. Galanis was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt (124 logo) and white striped pants.

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

• Cambria Heights – 11 a.m. – Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Leroy Comrie, Assembly members Alicia Hyndman and Clyde Vanel and others announce a town hall on city-issued summonses and bringing the hearing process directly to residents. Community Bridge Home, 12050 Springfield Blvd.

• Flushing - 3:30 p.m. – Easter Egg Hunt.  Lewis H. Latimer House, 34-41 137th Street

• Astoria - 8:30 p.m. – Dear Diary.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue

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April 8th, 2018 at 3:30 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Autopsy finds Stephon Clark was shot 8 times, mostly in his back, by police, Crash on Grand Central Parkway leaves 3 people injured

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Friday, March 30

Top Stories 
• An autopsy requested by Stephon Clark’s family found that he was shot eight times, with most of the bullets hitting him in the back.

• The widow of the Pulse nightclub gunman was found not guilty of aiding and abetting her husband in the 2016 mass shooting.

• At least 15 Palestinians were killed in confrontations with Israeli soldiers during protests at the Gaza border.

Barnyard Egg Hunt 
Sat Mar 31st  11am-3pm
Bring your baskets to this celebrated event for kids! Egg hunts will be ongoing. Whiskers the Bunny will be hopping about, ready for photo-ops. Try your luck at our games, visit our farm animals, take a hayride! $10.
Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park

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Queens News
• Three people were injured after their car rear ended another vehicle and was struck from behind on the Grand Central Parkway.

• A father in Queens, who was facing deportation while his daughter was in a coma after a car accident, was granted a one year extension.

• Two men were arrested for the fatal shooting of a man inside a bodega in Jackson Heights last week.

Subway Status 
• 4,5,6 train service has resumed following earlier signal problems at 77 St.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Weekend Service Changes

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy and 48th St; Ramp

• Delays on I-678 southbound between I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
Friday
• The Rangers (33-35-9) host the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (32-35-10) welcome the Toronto Maple Leafs to Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Toronto Blue Jays on the road at 7:07 p.m.

Saturday
• The Rangers hit the road to take on the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders visit the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks (27-49) host the Detroit Pistons at 5 p.m.
• The Nets (24-51) head to Miami to play the Heat at 8 p.m.
• The Mets host the Cardinals at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees take on the Blue Jays. First pitch at 4:07 p.m.
• Michigan faces 11th-ranked Loyola Chicago in the Final Four. Tip-off is at 6:09 p.m.
• In the battle of the 1 seeds, Kansas takes on Villanova at 8:49 p.m.

Sunday
• The Nets take on the Detroit Pistons at the Barclays Center. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.
• The Mets wrap up their series with the Cardinals at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees conclude their four-game series with the Blue Jays at 1:07 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 8PM) – Coulson uncovers General Hale’s true agenda, and it could be the end of the world if S.H.I.E.L.D. doesn’t help her.

• Hawaii Five-O (CBS, 9PM) – The ex-wife of the man who shot Danny comes to Oahu and reveals how Danny’s protection during a dangerous domestic dispute when he was in New Jersey helped save her life.

• Blue Bloods (CBS, 10PM) – After Danny’s brother-in-law gets caught up with the mob and steals Danny’s credit card, Danny forces him to take down the mobsters with Baez’s help.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 – The three Baudelaire children face new trials and tribulations attempting to uncover dark family secrets.

• Hulu: Siren Season 1 – A mermaid-obsessed town is turned upside down when a mysterious girl appears and begins wreaking havoc.

• Amazon Video: The Ultimate Gift – A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive “the ultimate gift,” with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Astoria – Stone 4-Family Home features 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, full finished basement, laundry & ample storage for tenants. backyard garden. Conveniently located near shops, bars & restaurants. Asking $1,788,888. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Lovely renovated apartment with new kitchen & bath! Queen size master bedroom & spacious living room. Prime location near to all the conveniences of Eliot Avenue, including express buses to Manhattan! Asking $2,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

Local Eats of the Day

• Pies ‘N’ Thighs
Located at 166 S 4th St.

Enjoy their chicken sandwich made with avocado, bacon, jack cheese, ranch, lettuce, tomato, and onion with fries or salad for $12.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Astoria – 11 p.m. – Liquid Light Lab presents “Any Colour You Like”.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Saturday
• LIC – 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. – Egg-stravaganza Egg Hunt.  Brooklyn BouldersQueensbridge, 23-10 44th Ave.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Meet & Greet with the Bunny.  Rego Center,61-35 Junction Blvd.
 Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Barnyard Egg Hunt.  Queens County Farm,73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Glendale – Noon to 8 p.m. – Easter Bunny Photos.  The Shops @ Atlas Park,8000 Cooper Ave.
• Far Rockaway – 2 p.m. – Far Rockaway Community Easter Egg Hunt.  Queens Library, 1637 Central Ave.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Irish Step Dancing.  Queens Library, 214-20 Northern Blvd.
• Elmhurst – 3 p.m. – Build-A-Bear Workshop.  Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.
• Jamaica – 3 p.m. – A Tribute to the Great Women of Soul.  Queens Library,169-09 137th Ave.
• Queens Village - 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Stargazing Club: The Blue Moon.  Alley Pond Park, Union Tpk btwn Springfield Blvd & Douglston Pkwy.

Sunday
• Forest Hills – 10 a.m. – Ascension Church’s 12th Annual Easter Fest. PS 101,2 Russell Pl.
• Forest Hills – 12:45 p.m. – Easter Day Celebration.  MacDonald Park, Queens Blvd.
• Astoria – 5 p.m. – Easter at the Journey Church.  Variety Boys & Girls Club,21-12 30th Rd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• iOS 11:3: Did you know you can check your battery health and disable iPhone performance throttling in the latest iOS release? Click here to learn how.

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April 8th, 2018 at 3:23 pm

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Morning Buzz: F train conductor saves passenger’s life, Zen Lounge loses liquor license

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Friday, March 30
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Good Friday. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with occasional showers all day. High of 64. Saturday will be sunny with a high of 60. Sunday dips down to 56 degrees.

Top Stories
• Protests erupted and blocked the streets in Sacramento after the funeral of Stephon Clark, a 22-year-old man shot to death by local police.

• Robert Mueller’s team is now questioning witnesses about events attended by Russian diplomats during the 2016 Republican National Convention.

• Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologized for mocking Parkland survivor David Hogg after advertisers began pulling out.

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Meet & Greet with the Bunny  Sat Mar 31st 11am-2pm  Spring Has Sprung!  Balloon Show, Bounce House, Face Painting, Walk-Around Characters and more!  Don’t forget your camera!  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park
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Queens News
• An F train conductor performed life-saving CPR on a passenger who had a heart attack in a Jackson Heights station.

• A Queens man allegedly collected his dead mother’s government benefits for 18 years, making over $150,000.

• The Zen Lounge in Richmond Hill had its liquor license suspended after the bar owner messed with a recent shooting investigation.

Politics
• Ousted VA Secretary David Shulkin slammed the Trump administration’s plan to privatize veterans health care.

• A Brooklyn state senator is holding up state budget talks by pushing for a moratorium on investigations into yeshivas.

Entertainment
• Tiffany Haddish can’t reveal who allegedly bit Beyonce because she signed a non-disclosure agreement.

• Sarah Jessica Parker endorsed “Sex and the City” co-star Cynthia Nixon’s run for governor.

Buzzing Back

• In 1981 Ronald Reagan is shot by John Hinckley, Jr.  During the trial, Hinckley claimed to have seen this movie dozens of times and was obsessed with the lead actress.

• In 1968 singer Celine Dion is born in Charlemagne, Canada.  She won the Chopard Diamond Award for selling over 200 million copies of this song , the main theme song to this movie.

Opinion
• USA Today says the continued unjustified shootings of unarmed black men by police is tragic and inexcusable.

• The Post says Cuomo can’t get over his bizarre obsessions with his New York highway tourism signs.

In the Blogs
• Rego Center is hosting its Family Fun Day this weekend, including a meet-and-greet with the Bunny.

• Passage Irish Bar & Kitchen in Astoria is hosting a “Friends” trivia night next week.

Trending in New York
• Be Careful
• Cardi
• #Scandal
• #AtlantaFX
• #Blackhawks

Scoreboard
• The Mets (1-0) kicked off their 2018 season with a 9-4 trouncing of the St. Louis Cardinals.

• The Yankees (1-0) got two home runs from Giancarlo Stanton as they topped the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-1.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Rangers (33-35-9) host the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (32-35-10) welcome the Toronto Maple Leafs to Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Toronto Blue Jays on the road at 7:07 p.m.
Saturday
• The Rangers hit the road to take on the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders visit the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks (27-49) host the Detroit Pistons at 5 p.m.
• The Nets (24-51) head to Miami to play the Heat at 8 p.m.
• The Mets host the Cardinals at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees take on the Blue Jays. First pitch at 4:07 p.m.
• Michigan faces 11th-ranked Loyola Chicago in the Final Four. Tip-off is at 6:09 p.m.
• In the battle of the 1 seeds, Kansas takes on Villanova at 8:49 p.m.
Sunday
• The Nets take on the Detroit Pistons at the Barclays Center. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.
• The Mets wrap up their series with the Cardinals at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees conclude their four-game series with the Blue Jays at 1:07 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Barnyard Egg Hunt  Sat Mar 31st  11am-3pm  Bring your baskets to this celebrated event for kids! Egg hunts will be ongoing. Whiskers the Bunny will be hopping about, ready for photo-ops. Try your luck at our games, visit our farm animals, take a hayride! $10  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park
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Real Estate
• Developer Ai Yun Chen is bringing a 90-unit, mixed-use development to Corona.

• OPEN HOUSE   Sat Mar 31st  Noon-1:15pm  62-58 71st Street, Middle Village  Brick, one family home features 4 BRs, 2.5 bath, full finished basement, 1 car garage, pvt driveway, wood floors, balcony,  Facing Juniper Park.  Asking $975,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Mar 31st  Noon-2pm  52-75 70th Street, Maspeth  1 family semi attached home has 3 BRs, LR, DR, Kit, front & back porch, basement, pvt drive, new siding, new windows & roof.  Asking $650,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Richmond Hill – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 4,256-square-foot house at 120-20 101st Avenue for $1.9 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• As the baseball season begins, here’s a helpful guide to what and where to eat at Citi Field.

• Eater highlights the wursts, pierogi and goulash of Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood.

Restaurant ABC’s – Broad Channel
Grade A – The Rock NYC, 92-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade B – Tommy Pizzeria, 915 Cross Bay Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Sant Salsa, 95-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies.

Events
• Glendale – Noon to 8 p.m. – Easter Bunny Photos.  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue

 Maspeth – 3:30 p.m. – Easter Crafts for Kids.  Queens Library, 69-70 Grand Avenue

• Astoria – 11 p.m. – Liquid Light Lab presents “Any Colour You Like”.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue

Saturday
• LIC – 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. – Egg-stravaganza Egg Hunt.  Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge, 23-10 44th Avenue
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Meet & Greet with the Bunny.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
 Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Barnyard Egg Hunt.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Glendale – Noon to 8 p.m. – Easter Bunny Photos.  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue
• Far Rockaway – 2 p.m. – Far Rockaway Community Easter Egg Hunt.  Queens Library, 1637 Central Avenue
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Irish Step Dancing.  Queens Library, 214-20 Northern Blvd.
• Elmhurst – 3 p.m. – Build-A-Bear Workshop.  Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.
• Jamaica – 3 p.m. – A Tribute to the Great Women of Soul.  Queens Library, 169-09 137th Avenue
• Queens Village - 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Stargazing Club: The Blue Moon.  Alley Pond Park, Union Tpk btwn Springfield Blvd & Douglston Pkwy.
Sunday
• Forest Hills – 10 a.m. – Ascension Church’s 12th Annual Easter Fest. PS 101, 2 Russell Place
• Forest Hills – 12:45 p.m. – Easter Day Celebration.  MacDonald Park, Queens Blvd.
• Astoria – 5 p.m. – Easter at the Journey Church.  Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Road

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April 8th, 2018 at 3:05 pm

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Beacon Eldercare

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Thursday, March 29

Top Stories 
• Russia will expel 60 US diplomats and close the American consulate in St. Petersburg after the expulsion of Russian officials from other countries.

• An FDNY firefighter that was killed in a military helicopter crash in Iraq was honored at a ceremony in Washington Square Park.

• Mets’ hitting icon Rusty Staub died at the age of 73.

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Queens News
• The liquor license of a popular Richmond Hill bar was suspended after the owner interfered in a shooting investigation.

• A man fatally shot himself in the head outside the emergency room entrance of Elmhurst Hospital.

• The body of a man was found floating in the East River near LIC.

Subway Status 
• Southbound 2 and 3 trains are running with delays because of track maintenance at 135 St.

• A and C train service has resumed following earlier NYPD activity at 145 St.

• R Trains may experience delays due to slow speed order between Queens Plaza and Lexington Av/59 St.

• N,W trains may experience delays due to slow speed order between Queensboro Plaza and Lexington Av/59 St.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to 39th St.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from 69th Rd; Ramp to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Disabled vehicle on I-495 westbound just past Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy deceleration lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on Belt System – Southern Pkwy eastbound from I-678- Van Wyck Expwy;Ramp to Springfield Blvd.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from 39th St to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Knicks (27-49) fell to the 76ers, 118-101.

• The Nets (24-51) topped the Magic, 111-104.

• The Rangers (33-35-9), who are officially eliminated from the playoffs, fell to the Capitals, 3-2.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Supernatural (CW, 8PM) – Sam, Dean and Castiel are transported into the animated world of Scooby Doo where they join forces with the Scooby gang to solve a ghostly mystery.

• Young Sheldon (CBS, 8:30PM) – A disappointing loss at the science fair sends Sheldon’s life in a new direction.

• Chicago Fire (NBC, 10PM) – Herrmann, along with members of House 51, struggle to come to terms with an injury to one of their own, and then must deal with the new temporary replacement.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Into the Badlands Season 1 – A mighty warrior and a young boy search for enlightenment in a ruthless territory controlled by feudal barons.

• Hulu: Deception Season 1 – When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion — the FBI.

• Amazon Video: 50/50 – Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Real Estate

For Rent – Glendale – Bright And Beautiful Two Bedroom Apartment Features Spacious Rooms, Brand New Kitchen, And Deck For Enjoying Nice Weather! Convenient To Transportation And All The Amenities Of Myrtle Avenue! Asking $1,800/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Middle Village North – One family, 3 bedroom brick, 18×100 lot, 183×34 building, oak floors, Anderson windows, gas heat, finished basement with bath, one block to park, 2 blocks to PS49. Asking $768,000. Lou Pastorini 917-797-7567

Local Eats of the Day

• Spot Dessert Bar
Located at 39-16 Prince St.

Enjoy their Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake for $9.95.

Click here to view their menu.

Local Events 
• Corona – 4 p.m. – Storytime with Egg Hunt. Queens Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 4 p.m. – Spring Crafts for Kids. RSVP Queens Library, 108-19 71st Ave.

• Glendale – 4 to 8 p.m. – Easter Bunny Photos. The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

• Briarwood – 5 p.m. – Irish Music. Queens Library, 85-12 Main St.

• LIC – 6 p.m. – Celebrate Women’s History Month. Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Evening Cocktail & Craft: Natural Easter Egg Dyeing. RSVP Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Saturday Night Live Writer’s Showcase. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Mac: Are there apps you want to uninstall on your Mac? Click here to learn how.

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Morning Buzz: ‘Violent’ deportee escapes from ICE at JFK, 2018 MLB season starts today

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Thursday, March 29
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Holy Thursday. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 54 and chance of showers all day.

Top Stories
• Governor Andrew Cuomo stunned city officials yesterday when he announced a plan to seize the land around Penn Station to override local zoning laws.

• The historic summit between North and South Korea will take place in April.

• The boy in a photo from a Ferguson protest in Oregon that went viral is missing after his family car plunged over a cliff in California.

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Grand Florist   Celebrate the Easter season with a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers! Our colorful blooms perfectly express the renewal of Easter, and make a cheerful addition to any home.  Grand Florist, 65-37 Grand Ave, Maspeth
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Queens News
• A Sunnyside lawyer was charged with immigration fraud after it was discovered she falsified information on over 180 asylum applications.

• ICE agents escorting a “violent deportee” waited over an hour to alert cops after he slipped away from them at JFK Airport.

• A Queens man who was at risk of deportation is safe for now after his daughter was struck by a car.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo was called a “punk a–” by a woman who crashedhis Albany press conference.

• Cabbies laid four caskets outside City Hall, blaming the de Blasio administration for the recent suicides of taxi and livery cab drivers.

Entertainment
• President Donald Trump personally called Roseanne Barr to congratulate her on the ratings for the reboot of her sitcom.

• Supporters of the #MeToo movement are outraged by a new work from “poet” Sean Penn.

Buzzing Back

• In 1973, the U.S. withdraws from Vietnam. View images of  U.S. combat troops leaving.

• In 1918, Sam Walton is born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. He is the founder of this retail chain.

Opinion
• Former councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley pushes the “21 in ’21” initiative in the Queens Ledger, an effort to get 21 women elected to the City Council.

• An op-ed writer for the Daily News argues it isn’t Facebook that is invading our privacy, it’s the entire Internet’s business model.

In the Blogs
• The MTA is offering a vintage train ride to the Mets home opener in Flushing on Thursday.

• Variety Boys & Girls Club in Astoria has several new programs for kids in the neighborhood.

Trending in New York
• #TheAmericans
• #MyFlawsIn5Words
• #Survivor
 Laura Ingraham
• #ThursdayThoughts

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (27-49) fell to the 76ers, 118-101.

• The Nets (24-51) topped the Magic, 111-104.

• The Ranges (33-35-9), who are officially eliminated from the playoffs, fell to the Capitals, 3-2.

• Play ball! The Mets (0-0) open the 2018 season at Citi Field with a 1:10 p.m. contest against St. Louis.

• Meanwhile, the Yankees (0-0) head to Toronto to open the season against the Blue Jays. First pitch is at 3:37 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Saturday Night Live Writer’s Showcase  Thurs Mar 29th  7:30pm  Bryan Tucker, co-head writer of “NBC’s Saturday Night Live,” hosts a showcase featuring his fellow writers.  $8  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• In honor of Opening Day, here’s an insider’s guide to an iconic piece of Queens real estate: Citi Field.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Mar 31st 12-2pm  69-60 108th Street, Forest Hills  Modern design meets Pre-War character!  Modern 2 BR, 2 full bath co-op.  Wood floors, SS appliances, pet friendly, terrace.  Asking $650,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Mar 31st 2-3pm  70-37 64th Place, Glendale  Large 64 ft long 2 family home offers 3 BRs over 3 BRs, large EIKs, wood flrs, new appliances, parking for 4 cars, new skylight, vacant on title.  Asking $925,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-9700

• Sold – One-bedroom, two-bath, 875-square-foot condo at 133-38 Avery Avenue in Flushing for $530,000.

Style & Fashion
• The stylists behind some of Hollywood’s best-dressed men are stepping into the spotlight.

• Are you brave enough to try out the newest trend in fashion? We’re talking, of course, about nipple stickers.

Events
• Kew Gardens - 10:30 a.m. – Borough President’s Land Use Hearing. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

 LIC – 11 a.m. – City breaks ground on new park house. Queensbridge Park, Vernon Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – Noon – Borough President Melinda Katz hosts Women’s History Month event. Borough Hall, Room 200, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 2:30 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van  Bramer announced traffic-calming measures. PS 343, 45-45 42nd St.

• South Hollis - 3 p.m. – Easter Arts & Crafts. Queens Library, 204-01 Hollis Ave.

• Corona – 4 p.m. – Storytime with Egg Hunt. Queens Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 4 p.m. – Spring Crafts for Kids. RSVP Queens Library, 108-19 71st Ave.

• Glendale – 4 to 8 p.m. – Easter Bunny Photos. The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

• Briarwood – 5 p.m. – Irish Music. Queens Library, 85-12 Main St.

• LIC – 6 p.m. – Celebrate Women’s History Month. Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Evening Cocktail & Craft: Natural Easter Egg Dyeing.  RSVP Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Saturday Night Live Writer’s Showcase. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Written by QTadmin

April 8th, 2018 at 2:55 pm

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