Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Afternoon Buzz: Freeze warning in effect for NYC tomorrow, Rally held against Amazon HQ2 in LIC

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Wednesday, November 14

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• The Trump administration argued in court that it can pick and choose which journalists are given a permanent pass.

• The Justice Department released a memo defending the appointment of Matthew G. Whitaker as acting attorney general.

• A freeze warning is in effect in NYC from midnight until 9 a.m. Thursday.

IN QUEENS
• A rally was held to protest Amazon’s decision to bring part of its second headquarters to LIC.

• A man forced his way into a Flushing home and forced the occupants to leave after displaying a firearm and fake police shield.

• A 50-year-old woman was placed in a chokehold and punched in the face by two women on a Queens-bound E train.

SUBWAY STATUS
• J,Z Trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 104 St Station in Queens.

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

TRAFFIC
• 30 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 27 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 18 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 37 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Knicks (4-10) play the Oklahoma City Thunder at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (6-8) face off against the Miami Heat.

• The Islanders (9-6-2) beat the Vancouver Canucks, 5-2.

• The Mets are pushing for Jacob deGrom to win the CY Young.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actress Katherine “Scottie” MacGregor, who played Harriet Oleson on Little House on the Prairie, died at the age of 93.

• Tekashi 6ix9ine struck a plea deal after he allegedly assaulted an NYPD officer.

• An Oscar-nominated cinematographer who worked on “A Star is Born”was arrested for assault in Poland.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – After weeks go by with no contact from Archie, Veronica devises a plan to break him out of juvie. Meanwhile, Betty learns that Jughead has taken their investigation into Griffins & Gargoyles a step too far, and she finds herself in a race against the clock to save him.

• Chicago Fire (NBC,8PM) – Firehouse 51 is called in to battle a dangerous structure fire that places everyone in peril. Severide makes a big personal realization. Casey lends another helping hand to Naomi, the investigative reporter.

• SEAL Team (CBS,9PM) – Bravo Team continues to follow tips that will lead to Andres Doza, the head of one of the most powerful and lethal drug cartels in Mexico.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Season 1 – In this weekly show, Hasan Minhaj brings his unique comedic voice and storytelling skill to explore the larger trends shaping our fragmented world.

• HULU: Monster’s Ball – After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.

• AMAZON PRIME: Lord of War – An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol Agent.

TECHNOLOGY
• Check out this holiday guide by The Verge.

• Uber launched a new loyalty program in nine cities.

• A judge ordered Amazon to turn over two days of Amazon Echo recordings in a double murder case.

#TRENDINGNY
• Jill Scott

• Stan Lee

• #WednesdayWisdom

• #NationalPickleDay

• #EscapeAConvoIn3Words

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – Two-Story Mixed-use Corner Building w/ 3 Stores & 2 Apartments. 1 Block to 111 St J train. Asking $1,888,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Middle Village – Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen AndSpacious Patio! Upstairs Two Generous Bedrooms, Office Room, And Full Bath. Pretty Quiet Block Convenient To Shopping And Transportation Including Express Buses To Manhattan And Subway! Ready To Move In, Utilities Included. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS

• Jamaica Estates – 6 p.m. – UNIS Open House. United Nations International School – Queens Campus, 173-53 Croydon Rd.

• Kew Gardens – 6:15 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz’s Parent Advisory Board meeting with Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Rosedale – 6:30 p.m. – The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board hosts its monthly meeting. St. Clare Catholic Academy, 13725 Brookville Blvd.

• Long Island City - 6:45 p.m. – Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul addresses the Long Island City Partnership Awards Gala, Melrose Ballroom, 3608 33rd St.

• Woodside – 7 p.m. – United Forties Civic Assoc. Meeting.  St Teresa’s Parish, 50-22 44th St.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting.  Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

• Fresh Meadows – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Hillcrest Jwish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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November 14th, 2018 at 4:26 pm

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Morning Buzz: MTA to buy Grand Central Terminal for $35 million, Astoria man tried to turn girlfriend into a pedophile

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Wednesday, November 14

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
• It’s official! Amazon is coming to Long Island City which will allow the e-commerce giant to get $1.5 billion in tax breaks.

• Four people were arrested in connection to the 2016 murders of eight family members in Ohio.

• The MTA is set to buy Grand Central Terminal for $35 million.

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Killer Queen: A Premier Tribute to Queen  Sat Nov 17th 8pm  Featuring the great Patrick Myers as Freddie Mercury, the group will deliver a memorable concert while performing all your favorite Queen songs.  $20-$39  Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• Records from the cell phone of Karina Vetrano’s alleged killer shows that he sought out forgiveness and kept photos from news articles about the case.

• An Astoria creep will spend 4-to-12 years in prison after he tried to turn his girlfriend into a pedophile and sent her child porn.

• The driver of a fatal hit-and-run in Forest Hills faces up to seven years in prison.

Politics
• First lady Melania Trump called for the firing of a senior national security advisor.

• Elected officials in Queens continue to pick a fight with Amazon and Jeff Bezos.

Entertainment
• Since Megyn Kelly’s departure from Todaythe show has seen a boost in ratings.

• The final season of Game of Thrones will premiere in April.

Buzzing Back

• In 1987 Although being divorced for twelve years, Sonny and Cher appear together on The Late Show, where they are coaxed into singing this song.

• In 1974 reality star Chip Gaines is born in Albuquerque, NM.  Along with his wife Joanna, they starred in this HGTV smash hit.

Opinion
• The Washington Post argued that it’s time our society listened to doctors when it comes to gun violence as a public-health crisis.

• USA Today insists that Amazon made its decision because the company wants a skilled work force.

In the Blogs
• A Starbucks in Jackson Heights was shut down after an inspector found flies and roaches.

• Amazon officials said the talent pool, infrastructure and draw of New York Citywas too good to pass up.

Trending in New York
• #ThisIsUs
• Daniel Bryan
• Survivor Series
• Warriors
• Tom Wilson

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (4-10) play the Oklahoma City Thunder at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (6-8) face off against the Miami Heat.

• The Islanders (9-6-2) beat the Vancouver Canucks, 5-2.

• The Mets are pushing for Jacob deGrom to win the CY Young.

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20th Annual ECCA Toys4Tots Toy Run  Sun Nov 18th  Line up time is 7:00 AM to 9:15 AM. The Toy Run to St Mary’s starts at 9:30 AM sharp. Please be in the parking lot by 9:15 AM before the closing of the entrance. George Seuffert Bandshell Parking Lot, Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven
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Real Estate
• People are snatching up LIC property, sometimes through text and site unseen, thanks to Amazon.

• For Sale – Jackson Heights – Well kept 1BR co-op features good closet space, balcony, x-large LR & BR. Monthly maintenance includes all but a/c. Clean laundry room in basement, dog/cat allowed w/ approval.  Asking $317,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Middle Village – Brick Citiview style home has a 3BR duplex, 1.5 baths for owner plus attractive 1BR apt for income.  Rear deck, pvt backyard, pvt drive. Close to all.  Asking $918,000.  Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold – Jamaica - A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,296-square-foot house at 17023 144th Ave. for $604,000. Zillow

Business News
• You soon won’t be able to purchase flavored Juul e-cigarettes due to the high amount of teen vaping.

• Japan’s SoftBank Group has secured $3 billion in funding for WeWork.

Events

• Long Island City – 11:30 a.m. – Elected officials and activists rally to oppose Amazon HQ2 in Long Island City. Gordon Triangle, Corner of 44th Dr. and Vernon Blvd.

• Maspeth – 2:30 to 4 p.m. – Monthly Bereavement Group.  Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd Street

• Jamaica Estates – 6 p.m. – UNIS Open House. United Nations International School – Queens Campus, 173-53 Croydon Road

• Kew Gardens – 6:15 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz’s Parent Advisory Board meeting with Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.• Rosedale – 6:30 p.m. – The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board hosts its monthly meeting. St. Clare Catholic Academy, 13725 Brookville Blvd.

• Long Island City - 6:45 p.m. – Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul addresses the Long Island City Partnership Awards Gala, Melrose Ballroom, 3608 33rd St.

• Woodside – 7 p.m. – United Forties Civic Assoc. Meeting.  St Teresa’s Parish, 50-22 44th Street

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting.  Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue

• Fresh Meadows – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Hillcrest Jwish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

Written by QTadmin

November 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Aigner Chocolates in Forest Hills

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Tuesday, November 13

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• CNN filed a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides for barring chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta.

• The Northern California wildfire has become the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history as the death toll rose to 42.

• President Trump is reportedly preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary.

IN QUEENS
• Amazon announced LIC in Queens and Arlington, Virginia as locations for its new headquarters. It is set to lease 1 million square feet of office space at the former Citibank tower as part of its plan.

• A man and woman robbed a straphanger at gunpoint inside a 7 train and then forced him off at the 40th Street station.

• Police released footage of a man who allegedly broke into a Forest Hills pub and stole liquor.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound F and G trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 7 Av.

• J, Z Trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 104 St Station in Queens.

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

TRAFFIC
• 27 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 21 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 16 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 23 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Giants won! The team moves to 2-7 after beating the San Francisco 49ers, 27-23.

• The Nets (6-8) fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 120-113.

• The Rangers (9-7-2) beat the Vancouver Canucks, 2-1.

• The Islanders (8-6-2) face the Vancouver Canucks tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Jets have issues but Rex Ryan doesn’t think all of the blame should be put on head coach Todd Bowles.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Check out the first teaser for the final season of Game of Thrones.

• Armie Hammer criticized celebrities who posted selfies of themselves with Stan Lee in the wake of his death.

• Aerosmith’s Joe Perry tweeted that he was doing well after he collapsed at a Billy Joel concert.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Nora lets something slip about the future that devastates Iris. In an attempt to distract his wife, Barry asks Iris to team up to stop a new meta, Rag Doll. Meanwhile, Caitlin learns something about her father.

• This Is Us (NBC, 8PM) – Kevin and Zoe land in Vietnam. In the past, Jack and Rebecca take a road trip to Los Angeles. Jack’s war story continues to be revealed.

• The Rookie (ABC,10PM) – The rookies are temporarily paired with new training officers, and Officer Nolan is paired with Officer Lopez. When Nolan and Lopez track down an escaped criminal, they discover a little kindness goes a long way.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

• HULU: Larger than Life – A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Durrells in Corfu Season 3 – The beautiful island of Corfu continues to work its magic on the eccentric Durrell family.

TECHNOLOGY
• Spotify officially released its Apple Watch App today.

• Microsoft plans to focus on Windows 10 after a serious of bugs this year.

• Check out these Nintendo Black Friday deals!

#TRENDINGNY
• Stan Lee

• Malibu

• #WorldKindnessDay

• Amazon

• Jill Scott

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – 2BR in Hyde Park Apartments w/ low maintenance of $888 includes all utilities.  Renovated EIK & bath, 5 closets & large walk-in closet, 24 hr security, on-site laundry & storage facility.  Windows in every room. Asking $299,000. Sotheby’s International Real Estate

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

LOCAL EVENTS
• Kew Gardens – 6 to 8 p.m. – 2020 Census Town Hall.  Helen Marshall Center –  Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing - 7 p.m. – Evening Readings: Ricky Richard.  LeFrak Concert Hall, Room 264, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Queens Borough Hall, Room 213, 120-55 Queens 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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November 13th, 2018 at 4:11 pm

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Morning Buzz: Amazon reportedly chooses LIC for HQ2, Recording links Saudi prince to Khashoggi assassination

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Tuesday, November 13

Weather
• Rain today with a high of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• A new recording strongly links the Saudi Crown Prince to the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

• Amazon has reportedly chosen Long Island City and Northern Virginia as the two locations for its HQ2. The announcement can come as soon as today.

• Police are investigating after a group of Wisconsin high school students made the Nazi salute for a picture.

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2020 Census Town Hall  Tues Nov 13th 6-8pm  Borough President Melinda Katz, cordially invites you to attend her 2020 Census Town Hall. Please RSVP at queensbp.org/RSVP.  Helen Marshall Cultural Center  – Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens.
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Queens News
• Women working on the LaGuardia Airport’s $4 billion overhaul are being paid up to $50,000 less annually than their male counterparts, according to a new lawsuit.

• The 265 victims of the Flight 587 crash were remembered in a memorial service 17 years after the accident.

• A man jumped off the Throgs Neck Bridge on Monday in an apparent suicide.

Politics
• Democrat Kyrsten Sinema becomes Arizona’s first female senator.

• Ivanka Trump’s vacation following the Charlottesville protest cost taxpayers $14,000 in Secret Service protection.

Entertainment
• Celebrities and fans remembered the life of Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee.

• Celine Dion used an odd video to announce that she’s working on a children’s clothing line.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 this song by Three Dog Night is released in the US.  It was a tune that songwriter Paul Williams would later say that he wrote in 20 minutes.

• In 1934 director Garry Marshall is born in The Bronx, NY. He created this TV series and directed this movie, which was the third highest-grossing movie of 1990.

Opinion
• The Post argued French President Emmanuel Macron ignored the lessons of history and of today’s political realities when lecturing Trump.

• The Daily News insisted that if the Senate and Assembly act like professional legislators, they will get treated as such.

In the Blogs
• A man was killed by a hit-and-run in Forest Hills Gardens.

• A couple robbed a man at gunpoint aboard the 7 train.

Trending in New York
• Northern Virginia
• Jill Scott
• El Chapo
• Boone
• #WorldKindnessDay

Scoreboard
• The Giants won! The team moves to 2-7 after beating the San Francisco 49ers, 27-23.

• The Nets (6-8) fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 120-113.

• The Rangers (9-7-2) beat the Vancouver Canucks, 2-1.

•  The Islanders (8-6-2) face the Vancouver Canucks tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Jets have issues but Rex Ryan doesn’t think all of the blame should be put on head coach Todd Bowles.

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Customer Appreciation Day  Tues Nov 13th Stop in and get a free calendar!  Maspeth Federal Savings, All Locations.
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Real Estate
• A 14-story mixed-use development is coming to 47-15 35th Avenue in Astoria.

• For Sale – Middle Village – Amazing 1 family on a 20×150 s/f lot.  Custom built designs and finishes – too much to list!  Large 70 ft home has open concept, 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, massive yard.  Asking $1.150M. Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Forest Hills Gardens – 3BR, 2 bath co-op features a wood-burning fireplace, private garden, dog friendly, bike & storage rooms.  Garage available for extra fee. Close to all.  Asking $725,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• Sold – Rockaway Park - A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,300-square-foot condo at 176 Beach 127th St. for $999,000. Zillow

Technology
• Airbnb joined Google in ending its policy of forced arbitration for employees claiming workplace harassment.

• See how popular Youtube gamer Ninja transformed his basement into a state-of-the-art studio.

Events
• Ridgewood – 11 a.m. – Blink Fitness grand opening. 55-27 Myrtle Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 6 to 8 p.m. – 2020 Census Town Hall.  Helen Marshall Center –  Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing - 7 p.m. – Evening Readings: Ricky Richard.  LeFrak Concert Hall, Room 264, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Queens Borough Hall, Room 213, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

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November 13th, 2018 at 2:24 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee dead at 95, Memorial service honors victims of Flight 587 crash on 17th anniversary

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Monday, November 12

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics legend who helped create iconic superheroes such as Spider-Man, passed away at the age of 95.

• The Northern California wildfires death toll now stands at 29 as officials continue to search for bodies.

• A memorial service was held to remember the victims of Flight 587, 17 years after the plane crashed into Belle Harbor.

IN QUEENS
• A man jumped from the Throgs Neck Bridge in an apparent suicide.

• Senator Michael Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer slammed Amazon’s plan to move its second headquarters to LIC without community input.

• Three masked men attempted to haul an ATM machine away with a tow truck in Cambria Heights.

SUBWAY STATUS
• J, Z Trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 104 St Station in Queens.

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

TRAFFIC
• 23 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 23 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 16 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 20 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Jets (3-7) were embarrassed by the Buffalo Bills, 41-10.

• The Knicks (4-10) were crushed by the Orlando Magic, 115-89.

• The Nets (6-7) head to Minnesota to face the Timberwolves at 8 p.m.

• The Rangers (8-7-2) host the Vancouver Canucks at 7 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (1-1) fell to Boston College, 74-69.

• Steve Serby writes in the Daily News that the Jets must fire head coach Todd Bowles.

• Carmelo Anthony’s brief tenure with the Rockets may soon come to an end.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actor Douglas Rain, who provided the iconic voice of HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odessey, passed away at the age of 90.

• The trailer for Toy Story 4 was released online and introduced a new character.

• Sandra Bullock donated $100,000 to save animals that are at risk due to the California wildfires.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Arrow (CW, 8PM) – Felicity learns something new about Oliver that shocks her. Meanwhile, Diggle asks Curtis to go undercover for ARGUS. Dinah works with an unlikely ally.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – The detained passengers are secretly moved and subjected to painful experimentation, with Cal’s health directly linked to them. Ben takes advantage of an old friend to find out where they were taken.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Morgan Reznick must contend with two brothers who are bargaining over life and death. Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Brown’s friend who is dying of cancer asks her for something she doesn’t think she can give her.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: From Dusk Till Dawn – Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in a truck stop populated by vampires, with chaotic results.

• HULU: GoldenEye – James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow Agent formerly believed to be dead.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Birdcage – A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée’s right-wing moralistic parents.

TECHNOLOGY
• Lyft is planning to roll out a rewards program for riders next month.

• Microsoft will release the LTE version of its 10-inch Surface Go tablet on November 20th.

• Check out these tech bargains for under $50!

#TRENDINGNY
• #VeteransDay

• Malibu

• Stan Lee

• #FacebookDown

• #MondayMotivation

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – Detached Home 35X38 Sitting On A 55X90 Lot. Features 6 Bed,3 Full Baths, Built In 1945 Altered In 2007.AboveGround Pool,Private Drive And Garage.Finished Basement With Gas Fireplace.Plenty Of Closet Space Inc.Walk In Closet.Hardwood Floors Through Out.Beautiful Den. Asking $1,698,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Two Family Cape Cod features include: Huge Lot (50 x 100 ft), Renovated from top to bottom, Beautiful Sun Room/ extension, Nice Backyard, Finished basement, Private Driveway (will fit up to 4 cars), Great location! Only 1 Block to the Cross Bay Blvd. Asking $799,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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November 12th, 2018 at 4:21 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Petro Home Services

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Monday, November 12
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Veterans Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 51 degrees.

Top Stories
• The statewide death toll stands at 25 as officials continue to fight the Northern California wildfires.

• On the 100th anniversary of World War I, international leaders denounced nationalism in front of Trump.

• Thousands marched in New York City’s annual Veterans Day Parade.

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UNIS Open House  Wed Nov 14th 6pm Providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment, educating our students to shape a better world. More at 718-658-6166. UNIS Queens Campus, 173-53 Croydon Rd,. Jamaica Estates.
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Queens News
• A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a 29-year-old pedestrian in Forest Hills.

• An 86-year-old man was also killed crossing the street on Parsons Boulevard, but the driver stayed at the scene.

• Police have arrested a suspect accused of slashing a subway rider and punching another in Jackson Heights.

Politics
• Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz looks like he’s gearing up for a 2020presidential bid.

• City & State has ranked the 100 most powerful women in city and state politics.

Entertainment
• Here’s the complete list of winners at E’s People Choice Awards 2018.

Weekend Box Office
• Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018): $66 million
• Bohemian Rhapsody: $30.8 million
• Overlord: $10.1 million
• The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: $9.5 million
• The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story: $8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2001, an American Airlines flight out of JFK crashed in Rockaway, New York. See pictures here.

• In 1982, actress Anne Hathaway was born in NYC. In 2013, she won an Oscar for her performance in Les’ Miserables, but wasn’t happy about it.

Opinion
• The Post says impatient House Democrats are already plotting a series of investigations against the Trump administration.

• Eric Ulrich writes in the Daily News that NY’s GOP needs to start reforming by first getting rid of Chairman Ed Cox.

In the Blogs
• Check out this self-defense class with the Vita Women Safe Program at TITLE Boxing Club.

• We Heart Astoria has your update on openings and closing this fall in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• Eagles
• LeBron
• #ABC2020
• #PartsUnknown
• #PCAs

Scoreboard
• The Jets (3-7) were embarrassed by the Buffalo Bills, 41-10.

• The Knicks (4-10) were crushed by the Orlando Magic, 115-89.

• The Nets (6-7) head to Minnesota to face the Timberwolves at 8 p.m.

• The Rangers (8-7-2) host the Vancouver Canucks at 7 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (1-1) fell to Boston College, 74-69.

• Steve Serby writes in the Daily News that the Jets must fire head coach Todd Bowles.

• Carmelo Anthony’s brief tenure with the Rockets may soon come to an end.

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

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Werk It! A Women’s Podcast Festival Tues Nov 13th & Wed Nov 14th 9am-6pm Two days of conversations, workshops, live tapings, networking and mentoring sessions. $350-$400. Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave.
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Real Estate
• The United Federation of Teachers has inked a deal for 44,000 square feet in Forest Hills for their Queens office.

• For Sale – Woodhaven – 2 BR co-op features great layout w/ southern & eastern exposure. Spacious LR/DR combo, sunny BRs, ample closet space. Beautifully maintained building w/ low monthly maintenance.  Electric, gas, water & taxes included. Close to all.  Asking $265,000  O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Middle Village – Semi detached 3 family brick features 6 rooms w/ 2 full bath over 6 rooms w/ 1.5 bath over 3.5 room walk-in apt. Completely finished basement. Near Juniper Park and PS128.  Asking $1,698,000  Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold – Forest Hills – A two-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,495-square-foot condo at 108-20 71st Avenue for $1.729 million. Zillow.

Events
• Rockaway Park – 9 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at Flight 587 17th annual Memorial Service. Beach 116th St. and Rockaway Beach Blvd.

• Ridgewood – 10 a.m. – End of WWI 100th Anniversary Commemoration. Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.

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Afternoon Buzz: Massive wildfires in California, Teens attack man in Ridgewood

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Friday, November 9

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Five people have died due to wildfires in California.

•  Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has set his Twitter account to private.

• President Trump has denied asylum for immigrants at the US border who have entered outside ports of entry.

IN QUEENS
• Jurors heard the confession of the alleged killer of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano.

• Two teens attacked a man near the Forest Av subway station in Ridgewood.

• Police are searching for a man who has gone missing from the address of a psychiatric center.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Broad St-bound J and Forest Hills-bound M trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Flushing Av.

• Downtown B,Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn.

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

TRAFFIC
• 39 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 35 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 23 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 41 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Nets (5-6) are on the road in Denver to take on the Nuggets at 9 p.m.
• The Rangers (7-7-1) face the Red Wings in Detroit at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks (4-8) head to Toronto to face the Raptors at 3 p.m.
• The Nets play the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in Oakland. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.
• The Rangers fly to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders face the Florida Panthers on the road. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Jets (3-6) host the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Kim Kardashian and Alyssa Milano had to flee their homes as wildfires raged throughout California.

• Lady Gaga was spotted wearing a ring confirming her engagement to Christian Carino.

• Shots were fired during a video shoot involving Kanye West and controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine in Beverly Hills.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• MacGyver (CBS, 8PM) – Matty sends MacGyver and team to Ghana to recover a hard drive from an e-waste landfill that is run by a powerful and violent man. But when Matty refuses to reveal what’s on the drive, other than a mysterious file called “Dragonfly,” the team speculates about what could be so important to her.

• Midnight Texas (NBC, 9PM) – Fiji and Manfred try to get to the bottom of who or what is trying to kill Bobo. A guilt-ridden Rev struggles with the weight of his past. Joe embraces his new “night job,” unbeknownst to his husband.

• Blue Bloods (CBS, 10PM) – The drug cartel hitman responsible for torching Danny’s house resurfaces. Also, an attack on an officer in the line of duty directly impacts a member of Frank’s team.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Great British Baking Show: Collection 6 – Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best.

• HULU: Big Hero 6 – The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

• AMAZON PRIME: Patriot Season 2 –  John must make a choice at the train platform – be free from his obligations and adversaries by letting Agathe take the money or pursue her, at great risk to himself, in an effort to protect his brother, father, and country.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon has reached an agreement with Apple that will allow the company to sell the newest iPhones and iPads.

• Microsoft has seen a rise in problems with Windows 10.

• SpaceX is revising its satellite internet initiative, Starlink, and it now hopes to operate some of its spacecraft at a lower altitude than originally planned.

#TRENDINGNY
• #WoolseyFire

• #FridayFeeling

• #VeteransDay2018

• Kris Bryant

• Griffith Park

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Middle Village – Lovely Five Room Two Bedroom Apartment Close To Juniper Park! Spacious Living Room, Queen Size Master Bedroom, Modern Kitchen & Bath, & Patio. Freshly Painted & New Carpet. Asking $2,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Ridgewood – Corner 2 Family Brick/ 3 Levels with 2 Car Garage. Asking $1,420,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
Saturday
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Elmhurst – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Superman: 40th Anniversary.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Native American Games.  Kissena Park, Rose & Oak Aves.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekend.  Queens County Farm, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Flushing - 1 to 4 p.m. – Diwali Festival: Kathak, Bhangra 7 Beyond.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Sunnyside – Noon – Queens families plan bike ride to celebrate installation of bike lanes. Lou Lodati Playground, 41-15 Skillman Ave.
• Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – Veterans of Foreign Wars Meeting.  John V. Daniels Post 2813, 47-53 43rd St.
• Kew Gardens – 7 to 9 p.m. – Armistice Day Concert.  Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.
• Rockville Centre – 8 p.m. – Jazz All Stars.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
• Bayside – 8 p.m. – The King and I.  Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th St.

Sunday
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Maspeth – 8 a.m. to Noon – All-You-Can-Eat Downhome Country Breakfast.  Martin Luther H/S, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.
• Sunnyside – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Sunnyside Artists Crafts & Art Show.  Queen of Angels Church, 44th St & Skillman Ave.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Superman: 40th Anniversary.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekend.  Queens County Farm, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Flushing – 1:30 p.m. – Timeless Kunqu, Timeless Love.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – The King and I.  Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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November 9th, 2018 at 4:14 pm

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Friday, November 9

Weather
• Cloudy with rain in the afternoon. High of 53. Partly cloudy and windy on Saturday with a high of 48. Sunday will be sunny with a high of 46 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump announced a new policy to deny asylum for migrants who cross the border illegally. Meanwhile, an appeals court says his administration can’t end DACA.

• Thousands of New Yorkers marched through Manhattan, demanding protection for Robert Mueller’s investigation.

• New York state plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes next year.

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All-You-Can-Eat Downhome Country Breakfast  Sun Nov 11th 8am-Noon Juice, buttermilk pancakes, sausage and choice of beverage. Adults $5; Seniors & Kids $3. Martin Luther High School, 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth.
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Queens News
• A 60-year-old woman crossing the street in Fresh Meadows died after she was clipped by an SUV.

• A police lieutenant recounted how he tracked down the alleged killer of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano.

• A 19-year-old was stabbed after an altercation outside an Elmhurst school.

Politics
• Midterm races in Florida and Georgia are likely headed to recounts because they’re too close to call.

• Brooklyn’s Hakeem Jeffries is vying for a top House Democratic position now held by Joe Crowley.

Entertainment
• Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade have welcomed their first child via surrogate.

• Diego Luna will star in a Star Wars prequel series to “Rogue One.

Buzzing Back

• In 1963, The Kingsmen’s classic, “Louie, Louie” was released in the US. It was brought to the big screen in 1978, when it was used in this movie satire.

• In 1973, pop singer Nick Lachey was born in Harlan, KY. You may remember him from this 1997 all-boy pop band.

Opinion
• The Times says the White House should allow CNN’s Jim Acosta to do his joband question the president aggressively.

• The Post says despite Democratic control of the State Senate, both de Blasio and Cuomo are dreaming small.

In the Blogs
• Chip NYC’s two Astoria locations are now open seven days a week.

• The Kew Gardens Flea Market is open this Saturday, featuring a visit from this superhero.

Trending in New York
• #FridayFeeling
• Melbourne
• #WoosleyFire
• Keystone XL
• #MLSCupPlayoffs

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (8-5-2) fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-2.

• The Pittsburgh Steelers crushed the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football, 52-21.

• The Yankees announced that Gary Sanchez’s shoulder surgery went as expected.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Nets (5-6) are on the road in Denver to take on the Nuggets at 9 p.m.
• The Rangers (7-7-1) face the Red Wings in Detroit at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks (4-8) head to Toronto to face the Raptors at 3 p.m.
• The Nets play the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in Oakland. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.
• The Rangers fly to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders face the Florida Panthers on the road. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Jets (3-6) host the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m.

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

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Kew Gardens Flea Market  Sat Nov 10th  9am-5pm Fab vendors selling unique and one-of-a-kind items! Special appearance by your friendly neighborhood SpiderMan. All vendor fees benefit Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Dept. LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St., Kew Gardens.
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Real Estate
• A three-acre, 137,000-square-foot development site in Willets Point has hit the market.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Nov 10th 12-3pm 69-25 68th Place, Glendale – Beautiful 1 family home in excellent condition! All updated – LR, kitchen, DR, 3BR, 2 full bath. Finished basement, wide driveway, 1 car garage.  Asking $715,000  CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 11th 2-4pm  57-30 80th Street, Middle Village – Semi detached one family brick offers 3BRs, full finished basement, private driveway, garage, yard.  Asking $858,000  Dave Pastorini @ Coldwell Banker Phillips. 718-757-5881

• Sold – Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,246-square-foot house at 132-22 84th Street for $649,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater has your list of the hottest Queens restaurants for November 2018.

• If you’re eating out for Thanksgiving this year, you may want to check out Akrotiri in Astoria.

Restaurant ABC’s – New Hyde Park
Grade A – The Pike, 271-02 Union Tpke. – Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade B – Jian on Chinese Restaurant, 268-05 Hillside Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade Pending – Curry & Co., 271-19 Union Tpke. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Hand-washing facility not near food prep area.

Events
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.

• Elmhurst – Noon – Borough President Melinda Katz speaks at ribbon-cutting ceremony for new mother-baby unit. Elmhurst Hospital, 79-01 Broadway.

• Flushing – 8 to 10 a.m. – Beyond Millennials: Advertising in the Age of New Media.  Queens College, 4th floor, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Rego Park – 10 a.m. – Co-Dependence Anonymous (12-Step) Meeting for Women Only.  Resurrection Ascension Parish, 85-25 61st Road

Saturday
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Elmhurst – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin Street
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Superman: 40th Anniversary.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
• Flushing - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Native American Games.  Kissena Park, Rose & Oak Avenus
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekend.  Queens County Farm, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy
• Flushing - 1 to 4 p.m. – Diwali Festival: Kathak, Bhangra 7 Beyond.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Sunnyside – Noon – Queens families plan bike ride to celebrate installation of bike lanes. Lou Lodati Playground, 41-15 Skillman Ave.
• Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – Veterans of Foreign Wars Meeting.  John V. Daniels Post 2813, 47-53 43rd Street
• Kew Gardens – 7 to 9 p.m. – Armistice Day Concert.  Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road
• Rockville Centre – 8 p.m. – Jazz All Stars.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue
• Bayside – 8 p.m. – The King and I.  Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th Street
Sunday
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Maspeth – 8 a.m. to Noon – All-You-Can-Eat Downhome Country Breakfast.  Martin Luther H/S, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue
• Sunnyside – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Sunnyside Artists Crafts & Art Show.  Queen of Angels Church, 44th St & Skillman Ave.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Superman: 40th Anniversary.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekend.  Queens County Farm, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy
• Flushing – 1:30 p.m. – Timeless Kunqu, Timeless Love.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – The King and I.  Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th Street.

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November 9th, 2018 at 3:05 pm

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