MORNING BUZZ (10/23): Ridgewood man arrested for gun collection, JFK selected to screen flights from Africa for Ebola & Thursday events

Your 3 minute daily read on the M, 7 or J train at 8 a.m. 20 news items people will be talking about all day.

Thursday, October 23

Alternate side parking rules are suspended for today.

Weather
• Showers early, then remaining cloudy with chance of showers in the afternoon. High of 53.

Top Stories
• CNN breaks down the details of how the horrific shooting in Canadian Parliament unfolded yesterday.

• Another man hopped the fence at the White House, but he was immediately attacked by a guard dog.

• The Justice Department has condemned leaks from the Michael Brown case, saying they are an “inappropriate effort to influence public opinion.”

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Glendale Middle Village Coalition Fundraiser – Fri. Oct. 24th 7PM An evening of food, prizes, raffles and entertainment. Come out & support your community. Help raise funds to stop the Cooper Avenue Homeless Shelter! Yer Man’s Irish Pub, 70-26 88th Street, Glendale. 

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Queens News

• A Ridgewood man was arrested after police found eleven guns and over 700 rounds of ammunition in his apartment.

• People flying into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken countries must now fly into one of five airports with enhanced Ebola screenings, including JFK.

• Solange Monegro, of Corona, was highlighted in the New York Times fashion section for her unique style.

Entertainment
• Sources say that Renee Zellweger’s face change is because “insecurities abound.”

• Watch the newly released Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, which Slate says will be the most “discussed blockbuster of summer 2015.”

Opinion
• The Daily News is outraged over an “inexcusably delayed” ambulance dispatch to a fire that cost the lives of two young children.

• Despite polls that suggest the contrary, one New York Post writer believes that Rob Astorino has a chance at winning the gubernatorial race over Cuomo.

Scoreboard
• The Kansas City Royals rallied for game two of the World Series last night, beating the SF Giants 7-2 and tying the series at one game all.

• Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points last night, including a three-point tie play with 13.9 seconds left, to lead the Knicks to a 103-100 win over the Washington Wizards.

• The Nets lost to the Celtics 100-86 in the final preseason game for both teams.

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K-9 Korral Dog Run Halloween Costume Contest – Sat. Oct. 25th 1-3PM Free refreshments will be served. Judging begins at 2PM. Bobbing for Hot Dogs at 2:45PM. $5 entry fee. For info cal Charlotte: 917-337-7613. 85th Street & Park Lane South, Woodhaven

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Real Estate
• Latest news – The waiting list for affordable co-op apartments in Woodside has opened.

• For sale – Astoria - Brick, semi-detached two-family on nice block, two car garages, full finished basement, blocks to subway. Asking $1.25 million.
Crifasi

• For sale – Middle Village – Semi-detached two family with five rooms over five, semi-finished basement, party driveway, one-car garage. Asking $679,000.
Crifasi
• Sold - Flushing - A 955 sq. ft. two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at 3138 137th St. sold for $488,000.

Family/Parenting
• Jimmy Kimmel says Bill Murray’s parenting advice is “right on!” Watch the clip of his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” here.

• Parenting coach Meghan Leahy did a live Q&A with the Washington Post on toddler naps, boundaries, biting and more. 

Events

• Corona – 10:30 a.m. – The American Diabetes Association conducts a seminar regarding diabetes, 155-55 Crossbay Blvd.

• LIC – 6 p.m. – Greater Astoria Historical Society presents a book series on WWI. 35-20 Broadway, fourth floor.

• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. –  Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San . North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Rockaway – 6:15 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James attends re-opening of Peninsula Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 5015 Beach Channel Dr.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Bay Terrace Community Alliance October meeting. Chabad of Northeast Queens, 212-12 26th Ave.

• Rockaway – 7:30 p.m. – Republican lieutenant governor candidate Chris Moss and Republican candidate for Attorney General John Cahill deliver remarks at Rockaway Republican Dinner, Belle Harbor Yacht Club, 533 Beach 126th St.

MORNING BUZZ (10/22): 8-year-old found with 30 pounds of weed, Dispatchers faulted for child deaths

Your 3 minute read at 8 a.m. every day. 20 top news items in 20 words + events of the day. 

Wednesday, October 22

Weather
• Thunderstorms with a high of 61.

Top Stories
• The U.S. government is wasting a lot of money on frivolous things, like paying people $10,000 to watch grass grow, a new report says.

• In reaction to Queens Library head Thomas Galante’s spending habits, new legislation is being considered by city council that would require online reporting of all annual library expenditures. 

• Governor Cuomo has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit that accuses New York State of failing to provide adequate defense for the poor in several counties.

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Kidz into Action” Halloween Fun – Sun. Oct. 26th 2-4PM Join Architots & Play4Autismfor some Halloween Fun. Games, refreshments and “Trick or Treat”. Call Greg for info & tickets 646-836-4535 Architots, 64-64 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village. 

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Queens News

• Police in Queens Village busted a 30-year-old for selling marijuana, and later found 30 pounds of the substance in his apartment, along with his eight-year-old son.

• A Corona man received a 25 year sentence for allegedly abusing a young boy from the age of 5 to 16.

• A new 31-page report faults dispatchers and the antiquated ambulance dispatch systemfor the death of two four-year-olds in a recent Far Rockaway fire.

Entertainment
• Taylor Swift should consider changing her name to Pooti Tang after her release of eight seconds of silence skyrocketed to number one on Canada’s native iTunes download charts.

• Despite recent claims of abuse, Ke$ha once swore under oath that her producer Dr. Luke did not sexually assault her. 

Opinion
• amNY supports Cuomo’s pledged renovations to LaGuardia and JFK airports.

• The Post criticizes Mayor de Blasio’s pledge to fund backpay to retired teachers for not being to bargain he touted it as when first introduced.

Scoreboard
• The Giants rolled over the Royals 7-1 in game one of the World Series last night. The teams battle again tonight at 8 p.m.

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Children’s Fall Festival – Sun. Oct. 26th 11AM-4PM A festival of Halloween fun for children of all ages; everyone is invited to wear their costume! For more information: www.queensfarm.org Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.

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Real Estate
• Latest news- GDC Properties acquired demolition permits for its recently-acquired 33,000+ sq. ft. factory on 45th Road in Long Island City.

• For sale – Flushing – Lg. sunny studio with city views! Kitchen with breakfast bar and new appliances. New hw floors, bath with dressing area, tons of closet space.  Pets ok!  Low maintenance … Parking space available … Gated with 24 hr. security! Call 718-628-0100Asking $125,000
Coldwell Banker Kueber

• For Sale – Douglaston – A six-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom single family home in a private waterfront community in Little Neck Bay. Asking $3.688 million
Crifasi Real Estate
• Sold - Flushing – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,600 sq. ft. single-family at 4245 194th St. for $588,000.

Health Awareness
• Airplane passengers were hospitalized in Newark, NJ, yesterday due to concern that a passenger may have Ebola

• A new study suggests soda may rival cigarettes as a cause for accelerated aging.
Events

 Jackson Heights – 8:30 to 10 a.m. – Jackson Lewis and Queens Chamber present Pregnancy Discrimination seminar. Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Suite 140.

• Flushing – 9 to 10 a.m. – PS 214 Teaching Garden Harvest Day. PS 214, 3115 140th St.

• Flushing – 2 to 5 p.m. – Senior Film Series presents the 1987 film Matewan. Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 

MORNING BUZZ (10/21): Biden and Cuomo promise NYC airport overhauls, MTA considers faster busing on Woodhaven Blvd.

The Morning Buzz: 20 top news items, 8 a.m. every day. 3 minutes & you’re a star at the water cooler.

Tuesday, October 21

Weather
• A chance of thunderstorms with a high of 66.

Top Stories
• Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to a maximum of five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. 

• One of two Canadian soldiers who were struck by the vehicle of a “radicalized” citizen in Quebec died from his injuries.

• The CDC issued new guidance for how to handle Ebola cases, and Nigeria reports being clear of the disease.

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L.N.D. (Little Neck Douglaston) Baseball – 13u Travel Baseball. All boys born after May 1, 2001 are eligible. Established team is looking for players! Call Lou @ 917-270-6063. 

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Queens News
• Vice President Joe Biden and Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday vowed to make sweeping overhauls to New York City’s airports.

• Police are searching for a man who punched a straphanger in the face and sprayed them with an unknown substance at the Parsons-Archer station in the J train.

• Faster bus service is on the table for Woodhaven Blvd.

Entertainment
• Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta is dead at 82.

• Protestors, including former mayor Rudy Giuliani, lined the streets outsid the Metropolitan Opera to denounce The Death of Klinghoffer on the night if its debut, while others heckled from inside the theater.

Opinion
• The New York Times endorses Andrew Cuomo for re-election.

• Newsday’s board says Long Island should fear a Democrat-controlled NY State Senate, saying it would leave the suburbs with no voice.

Scoreboard
• The World Series begins tonight at 8 p.m. with the Giants facing the Royals.

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Halloween Haunted House – Fri. Oct. 24th - Sun, Oct. 26th 4-7PM Hayrides, Halloween treats, mulled cider, pumpkins and apples will be sold. For more information: www.queensfarm.org Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.

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Real Estate
• Latest News – An 11-story residential tower is slated for construction on the Elmhurst section of Queens Boulevard. 

• For sale – Bayside Terrace – Two-bedroom co-op, lots of closet space and windows, formal dining room, parking included, large rooms, over 1,000 sq. ft., School District 26, pets ok. Asking $218,000. 
Lou Pastorini
• For sale – Richmond Hill – Six-family brick on a corner lot with great location, income property. Asking $990,000.
Pirillo Realty

• Sold – Astoria – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 400 sq. ft. apartment at 1423 31st Ave. for $135,000.

Technology
• Apple Pay may signal the next step in money

• Hoverboards are real, and they may help save buildings from earthquake damage.  

Events

• Jackson Heights - 2 p.m. – Farrell Fritz Employment Law Fall Seminar Series. Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Suite 140.

• Elmhurst – 3:45 p.m. – Press conference announcing Doe Fund service extension to Broadway in Elmhurst. 76th Street and Broadway.

MORNING BUZZ (10/20): Pedestrian hit by parked car, City Council holding Astoria Cove hostage

Queens Daily News Ticker

The Morning Buzz – A quick top-news synopsis every day at 8 a.m.

Monday, October 20

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 59.

Top Stories
• Ebola fears were eased by news that the monitoring period is over for those who came in contact with a victim and a cruise ship worker tested negative for the disease.

• Some of the fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani last night.

• An admitted serial killer has confessed to killing several woman and led police to find as many as seven bodies of female victims in and around Gary, Indiana.

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New York Style” Oktoberfest Sat. Oct. 25th 7PM Live music, dinner & drinks, raffles & prizes. $40 Call for tickets: 718-894-2038 or 718-457-6517. St. Margaret’s, Juniper Valley Road & 80th Street, Middle Village. 

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Queens News

• A motorist leaving a parking lot lost control and slammed into a parked car that was vaulted into a pedestrian, leaving the man in critical condition.

• Unless Alma Realty agrees to stop eliminating affordable housing units from its Crown Heights properties, some city councilors say they will vote down Astoria Cove.

• There are now four Michelin-rated restaurants in Queens.

Entertainment
• Russell Brand was nearly arrested when he tried to sneak into Fox News HQ over the weekend.

• Weekend Box Office

1) Fury – $23.5 million
2) Gone Girl – $17.8 million
3) The Book of Life – $17 million
4) Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – $12.039 million
5) The Best of Me – $10.2 million

Opinion
• The Times says Mayor de Blasio’s renewal of soda ban talks is the wrong answer to the right question. 

• amNY says the ‘Broken Windows‘ approach is in need of some of its own repairs. 

Scoreboard
• The Giants lost to the Cowboys 31-21 yesterday, and will have to wait until November 3to make up for it against the Colts.

• Game One of the World Series between the Giants and the Royals is set for tomorrow at 8 p.m.

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Teen Safe Driving Event – Tues. Oct. 21st 4-6PM An educational, fun and free program designed to raise awareness and teach teens ways to stay safe behind the wheel. Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens, 110-04 Atlantic Avenue, So. Richmond Hill

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Real Estate
• Latest news- A new interactive report from PropertyShark shows a correlation between subway distance and cost of residence in NYC.

• For sale – Astoria - Brick, semi-detached two-family on nice block, two car garages, full finished basement, blocks to subway. Asking $1.25 million.
Crifasi
• For sale – Middle Village – Semi-detached two family with five rooms over five, semi-finished basement, party driveway, one-car garage. Asking $679,000.
Crifasi

• Sold - Far Rockaway - A five-bedroom, 7.5-bathroom, 3,420 sq. ft. home at 209 Beach 138th St. for $1.185 million.

Weekend crime roundup
• A teen was shot in the face at Tribute Triangle Park in Glen Oaks on Saturday night. 

• A 36-year-old woman, along with another 37-year-old victim, was forced from her homeand made to buy liquor in St. Albans before being shot in the leg.
 

Events

• Sunnyside – All day – Sunnyside Restaurant Week begins today. More info here.

• East Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – NY Governor Andrew Cuomo hosts Vice President Joe Biden at event to discuss infrastructure modernization. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, William Decota Hangar. 8601 23rd Ave.

• Broad Channel – 11 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio to greet homeowners and make an announcement about Hurricane Sandy relief. 12-06 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Small business seminar with NY State Liquor Authority Commissioner Kevin Kim. Flushing Public Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Bellerose – 3 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella to hold press conference calling for New York City Board of Standards and Appeals to stop development of Indian Community and Cultural Center. 82nd Avenue and 242nd Street. 

• Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Queens Symphony Orchestra unveils its new program, An Instrument in Every Hand, at a cocktail reception. Colden Auditorium, Kupferberg Center of the Arts 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

MORNING BUZZ (10/17): A free tablet rental initiative at Queens Library gets a boost, the search for an official Queens catch phrase

The Morning BUZZ: In 3 minutes – top 20 news items in 20 words or less at 8 a.m. daily. 

Friday, October 17

Alternate side parking rules are suspended for today.

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 70.

Top Stories
• The most recent Dallas Ebola patient that arrived in Maryland last night is on the road to recovery after initial treatment.

• Bicycle advocates are calling on the city to add bike lanes to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

• New York’s Grimm vs. Recchia race is one of the most heated Congressional campaigns in the country.

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Fall Harvest Festival – Sat. Oct. 18th 12-3PM Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins and more! Victory Field, Woodhaven Blvd & Myrtle Ave Woodhaven.

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Queens News

• What do you think should be the official catch phrase for Queens? See what some experts have come up with.

• Libraries in Forest Hills and Flushing are the next to expand the free tablet rental program in Queens.

• A suspected cop shooter in Jackson Heights pled guilty to numerous weapons chargesin federal court on Wednesday.

Entertainment
• Medical examiners discover that famed comedian Joan Rivers died due to low blood oxygen.

• Al Pacino will return to Broadway next October in David Mamet’s new two-person play,China Doll.

Opinion
• See why the NY Post says the American tipping culture in coming to a “boiling point” in NYC.

• CNN says the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should step down for developments in the recent Ebola outbreak.

Scoreboard
• Jets lost 25 – 27 against the Patriots following a late game field goal block last night.Watch the recap here.

• Islanders won 4 – 3 against the Sharks in a shootout. Watch the recap here.

• Rangers broke a three-game losing streak with a 2 – 1 win against the Hurricanes.Watch the recap here.

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Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch – Sun. Oct. 19th 11AM-6PM Celebrate Autumn! Join us for a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. Pony rides, petting zoos, beer tents, food, music and much more! Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing.

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Real Estate
• Latest news- The multi-million dollar housing lotto for affordable units at Hunter’s Point South started this week.

• For sale – Jamaica – Three-bedroom, two-bath, single-family home with a two-car garage. Asking $389,000.
Crifasi Real Estate
• For sale – Broad Channel – Two-bedroom, one-bath, single family home with a one-car garage. Asking $289,9000.
Crifasi Real Estate

• Sold - Five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,340-square-foot, fully renovated duplex at 4551 165th St. in Flushing for $949,000.

Arts and culture/Restaurant reviews
• From Pickle Day to the Taste of the Seaport food festival, here are some events you don’t want to miss in NYC this weekend.

• Take a recent trip with Queens foodie Joe DiStefano as he looks at Dumpling Galaxy’s Stellar Garlic Spare Ribs.

Restaurant ABC’s 
Grade A – Richmond Hill – Tavern Lounge

Grade B – Steinway – Thai Elephant: Cold food item held above 41F; Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use.

Grade C – Murray Hill – Good Fortune/East Manor: Hot food item not held above 140F; Appropriately-scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided; Evidence of mice or live mice present; Live roaches present in food and/or non-food areas; Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated flies present; Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use; Facility not vermin proof; Non-food contact surface not properly constructed.
Events

• LIC – 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Grand Opening of Pep Boys, 38-19 21st St.

• College Point - 1 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella calls on the city to take action against commercial business that have illegally taken over street and sidewalk space. 124th Street at 28th Avenue.

• Astoria – 6 to 8 p.m. – Queens Council on the Arts Third Space presents an improvisational performance workshop with Katha Cato. QCA HQ, 37-11 35th Avenue, entrance on 37th Street.

• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Jazz Pianists Barry Harris and Valerie Capers perform. $10 – $25. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Weekend Events

SATURDAY
• LIC – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Pep Boys Grand Opening, 38-19 21st St.

• Woodside – Noon to 4 p.m. – Fall celebration with pumpkin patch, children’s crafts,  pumpkin decorating, face painting, inflatable rides, food and vendors. Big Six Towers, 60-10 Woodside Blvd.

• Forest Park – Noon to 3 p.m. – Fall Harvest Festival. Forest Park Victory Field, Woodhaven Boulevard between Myrtle Avenue and Forest Park Drive.

• LIC – 12:30 p.m. – Screening of the classic film Gone With the Wind. Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway, fourth floor.

• Flushing – 2 to 5 p.m. – Hindu celebration of Diwali. Hindu Temple Society of North America, 45-57 Bowne St.

• Flushing – Evening until 9:30 p.m. – Amazing Maize by Moonlight. Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.

SUNDAY
• LIC – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Pep Boys Grand Opening, 38-19 21st St.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. to  8 p.m. – World’s Fair Anniversary Celebration Closing Activities, including scavenger hunt and Beatles tribute band. Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Fourth Annual Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch with live music, nature walks, composting demos, food and craft beers. Free with admission. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

•  Woodhaven – Noon to 6 p.m. – Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair. Jamaica Ave from Woodhaven Blvd to 80th Street.

 Flushing Meadows – 2 to 5 p.m. – LIME: A celebration of LGBTQ Caribbean art and music. Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

MORNING BUZZ (10/16): Dead body found hanging in Maspeth, 800 lose power due to wind

Your 3 minute daily read on the M, 7 or J train at 8 a.m. 20 news items people will be talking about all day.

Thursday, October 16

Alternate side parking rules are suspended for today.

Weather
• Thunderstorms with a high of 72.

Top Stories
• The CDC is considering adding names of health workers exposed to Ebola to their no-fly list.

• Coalition air strikes against Islamic State militants have slowed their advance against the Kurdish border town of Kobani.

• Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to meet with western leaders about Ukraine.

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Maze by Moonlight – Sat. Oct. 18th 11AM Enjoy getting lost in our 3-acre corn maze. On this special night, the maze will be open until 9PM. Bring your flashlight! Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park

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Queens News

• After heavy winds caused power outages for 800 homes in Queens, Con Edison reports restoration.

• Borough President Melinda Katz got a chance to see her new road signs proclaiming Queens as “The World’s Borough” for the first time yesterday. 

• After early morning reports that a man was walking on the surface of the LIE, police found a man hanging by a belt inside a pedestrian overpass in Maspeth. 

Entertainment
• In a meeting with investors, the head of HBO said the company plans to offer astandalone  web service.

• A woman has come forward claiming that 7th Heaven star Stephen Collinsexposed himself to her when she was just 13 years old.

Opinion
• Gothamist contributor Max Rivin-Nadler says a “Queens Highline” is a bad idea.

• amNY says the city should end the cellphone ban at public schools.

Scoreboard
• While the Giants and Cardinals will go on to game five in their semi-final series at 8 p.m. tonight, the Royals sent the Orioles packing with their 2-1 victory yesterday.

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Bobbi & The Strays’ Howl-ween Masquerade Party Fundraiser – Thurs. Oct. 30th7PM Tickets must be pre-purchased & includes admission, music, dancing, costume contest entry, raffles and full dinner. Call 718-845-0779 or 917-213-9840.http://www.bobbiandthestrays.org Russo’s on the Bay Banquet Hall, 162-45 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach.

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Real Estate
• Latest news- Watchmaker Bulova is selling its Queens headquarters building.
• For sale – Howard Beach – Two-family, 60×100, used as one, needs TLC, six rooms over five, near A train. Asking $529,000.
Pirillo Realty
• For sale Richmond Hill – Six-family brick on a corner lot with great location, income property. Asking $990,000.
Pirillo Realty

• Sold - Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,080-square-foot single family home at 5980 60th Ln.in Flushing for $432,000.

Family/Parenting
• New York Times contributor Pamela Druckerman spells out the cure for “hyper-parenting.”

• A video of a mom punishing her son by making him stand with books over his head is raising questions about punishment in parenting

Events

• LIC – 10 a.m. to Noon – Opening reception of LeAP’s 13th annual student art showcase. Citigroup Building Atrium, One Court Square. 

• Rockaway – 10 a.m. – City Councilmember Donovan Richards holds press conference calling for coastal protection for Rockaway residents. 69th Street and Bayfield Ave.

• LIC – 11:30 a.m. – Planned Parenthood groundbreaking ceremony. 21-41 45th Rd.

• Glendale – 1 p.m. – Glendale Kiwanis Italian Day. Edison Place, 71-28 Cooper Ave.

• Far Rockaway - 5 p.m. – Hurricane Sandy Recovery Opportunity and Resource Fair. Challenge Preparatory Charter School, 710 Hartman Lane.

• Maspeth – 5:30 p.m. – Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours, Maspeth Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.

• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. –  Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San . North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Woodside - 7 p.m. – United Forties Civic Assoc. Meeting. St. Teresa’s Church, 50-20 45th Street.

MORNING BUZZ (10/15): Queens doctors urge calm in the face of Ebola, Off-duty fireman saves life

Your 3 minute read at 8 a.m. every day. 20 top news items and events of the day. 

Wednesday, October 15

Weather
• Showers with a high of 75.

Top Stories
• A second health worker tested positive for Ebola in Texas.

• A new report by the Times says the Pentagon withheld information about chemical weapons casualties during the 2003 gulf invasion.

• The Supreme Court blocked an anti-abortion law in Texas. 

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Queens News

• Queens doctors urge New Yorkers to be very calm if they think they have Ebola.

• An off-duty fireman saved a driver’s life after a crash on the Clearview Expressway.

• A man has been charged with forging a deed and attempting to steal a woman’s family home in a sophisticated squatting plan in Laurelton.

Entertainment
• Kesha is claiming she was sexually, physically and verbally abused by her producer for a decade in a new lawsuit.

• Former child star Amanda Bynes may face up to a year of involuntary confinementand medication to treat her for mental issues.

Opinion
• amNY says New York hospitals need to get ready to identify and treat Ebola.

• The Times says New Yorkers deserve more than one scripted gubernatorial debate, and Newsday’s Lane Filler says whether you agree with them or not, candidates Howie Hawkins and Michael McDermott’s ideas deserve discussion.

Scoreboard
• Giants and Royals walked away winners of game three last night in the conference semi-finals of the MLB Playoffs. Game four for both conferences will take place today, with the Orioles and Royals meeting at 4:07 p.m. and the Giants and Cardinals scheduled to begin at 8:07 p.m.

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Queens Theatre Family Series presents “The Guy & Other Stories” on Sun. Oct. 19th1PM & 3PM. Follows Fly Guy, his pet Buzz and other fun children’s book characters on exciting adventures! For tickets, go to: http://queenstheatre.org Queens Theater, 14 United Nations Ave. So., Flushing Meadow Corona Park.

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Real Estate
• Latest news- LIC’s Pearson Court Square is now 100 percent leased.

• For sale – Middle Village – Brick one-family on a tree-lined street with granite counters, parquet floors, private yard, new roof w/ 10 year guarantee, one-car garage plus additional two-car parking. Asking $689,000.
Crifasi
• For sale – Ridgewood – Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in building with elevator, free gym membership in building. Asking $375,000.
Crifasi

• Sold - Bayside – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,000 sq. ft. detached home at 2310 206th St. for $799,000.

Health Awareness
• The World Health Organization says West Africa could see as many as 10,000 new cases per week by December. 

• A new study shows that physical activity may not help reduce depression in teens.
Events

• Elmhurst – 8:30 to 10 a.m. – How to Increase Sales in Today’s Economy seminar. Queens Center Mall, Community Room Entrance on ground floor at 90th Street, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. to Noon – Free tennis and yoga lessons with CityParks Senior Fitness. Flushing Meadows Corona Park Tennis Courts on Meridian Road.

• Jackson Heights – 2 to 4 p.m. – Social Media Free Workshop for Real Estate Agents and Brokers. Queens Chamber of Commerce, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Suite 140.

• Flushing – 2 to 5 p.m. – Screening of the 1979 film Norma Rae as part of the Queens Museum Senior Film Series. Queens Museum in the New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 

• Breezy Point – 3:15 – Lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul tours Breezy Point with Representative Gregory Meeks and Asemblyman Phil Goldfeder. 204-10 Rockaway Point Blvd.

• Far Rockaway – 4:20 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio hosts press conference to kick off Hurricane Sandy recovery opportunity and resource fair. Challenge Prep Academy, 2538a Beach Channel Drive.

MORNING BUZZ (10/14): Planned Parenthood coming to Queens, Friends of the Queensway to release report

The Morning Buzz: 20 top news items, 8 a.m. every day. 3 minutes & you’re a star at the water cooler.

Tuesday, October 14

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 75.

Top Stories
• President Barack Obama urged more “robust commitments” to fighting Ebola in talks with world health leaders yesterday. 

• After not being seen publicly for over a month, Kim Jong Un is back. But does it matter?

• The Mets are said to be moving ahead with a plan to move reposition their outfield fences in the coming weeks. 

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First Med Immediate Medical Services of Queens, P.C. – Open 24/7 – No Appt Necessary.  Providing the best immediate medical care. Two locations: Flushing: 191-20 Northern Blvd 718-224-8855 & Glendale: 82-17 Woodhaven Blvd. 718-805-9581

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Queens News
• After months of relative silence, the Friends of the Queensway are set to release a report today detailing possibilities for the abandoned rail line running through Forest Park.

• Planned Parenthood will break ground on its first Queens facility on Thursday.

• A 17-year-old was found fatally shot in Spur Drive Park in the Bay Shore section of Long Island City.

Entertainment
• Iggy Azalea dissed Snoop Dogg after he shared a photo of her without makeup.

• Chris Brown tweets that he thinks Ebola is “a form of population control.”

Opinion
• While Bill de Blasio is officially the mayor of New York City, the Post says the Reverend Al Sharpton is in control

• amNY says the city is losing the war on rats

Scoreboard
• Cardinals at Giants at 4 p.m. for game three of the National League playoff semi-finals.

• Orioles at Royals at 8 p.m. for game three of the American League playoff semifinals.

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That Kodak Moment: Picturing the Fairs in 1939/40 and 1964/65Oct. 5th – Jan 4th, 2015 Includes never before revealed works ranging from professional photography to the individual fair viewers snapshots. Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park 718-592-9700

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Real Estate
• Latest News – Astoria Equities 2000 is holding out on the sale of Hallets Point properties to the Durst Organization. 

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – Detached one-family, four bedrooms, three bathrooms, mint condition, private driveway, garage, yard, finished basement. Asking $488,000.
Lou Pastorini
• For Sale – Beechhurst – Large one-bedroom co-op in luxury building, doorman, balcony with great view, gym, indoor pool, Cryder House Building, indoor parking garage. Asking $305,000. 
Lou Pastorini

• Sold – Howard Beach – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 750 sq. ft. co-op apartment at 8610 151st Ave. for $115,000.

Technology
• A new Google feature in the testing phase that asks if searchers would like to talk to a doctor when health-related terms are entered.

• Apple is set to announce changes to its iPad and iMac lineup on Thursday in Cupertino. 

Events

• Jamaica – 8:30 to 11 a.m. – Breakfast conference on luxury and affordable housing developments in Queens. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue.

• Flushing Meadows – 10 a.m. – Walk for Your Health walkathon and concert. Begins outside Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

• Woodhaven – 12:30 p.m. – Elected officials kick off Queens Restaurant Week. Neir’s Tavern, 87-48 78th St.

• Corona – 2 p.m. – Access to Capital: Financing Your Business workshop (10 a.m. session available in Spanish). BOC Network Office, 96-11 40th Rd.

• Flushing – 4:30 to 6 p.m. – Talk with multidisciplinary artist Gregory Sale. Queens College Klapper Hall, Fine Arts Department room 672, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

MORNING BUZZ (10/13): Ex-con steals family home in Queens, Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola

Queens Daily News Ticker

The Morning Buzz – A quick top-news synopsis every day at 8 a.m.

Monday, October 13

Alternate side parking rules are suspended for today

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 67. Slight chance of rain.

Top Stories
• The CDC has confirmed that a nurse who helped care for the Dallas Ebola patient hastested positive for the disease herself.

• Watch live coverage of the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian who murdered his girlfriend in 2013.

• Hundreds in Hong Kong have begun breaking down protest barriers and fighting the protestors who have occupied streets for two weeks.

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Do A Good Deed Contest – now till Oct. 24th Win A Kindle Fire! For youth 18 years and younger. For more information and to enroll, call 718-255-1381 or visitwww.GrandSmileDental.com 
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Queens News

• A Laurelton woman claims an ex-con stole her family’s home by filing a phony deed with the city and moving in.

• The body of a teen from Queens was found in a park in Suffolk on Friday afternoon; police are still investigating.

• Cops are investigating the death of a man from Auburndale, who was found unconscious on a sidewalk five miles from his home.

Entertainment
• Django Unchained actress Misty Upham has been reported missing, and her family fears she has committed suicide.

• Weekend Box Office

1) Gone Girl – $26.8 million
2) Dracula Untold – $23.45 million
3) Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – $19.1 million
4) Annabelle – $16.36 million

Opinion
• Gov. Cuomo needs to get on board and start vastly improving the City’s “disgusting” transit system, a New York Post columnist writes.

• After Washington cut funding for bullet proof vests for police officers, the Daily Newscalls on New York’s politicians to keep funding and fighting for the life-saving vests.

Scoreboard
• The Eagles crushed the Giants 27-0 yesterday, while Giants star Victor Cruz tore a tendon in his knee, which will likely end his season.

• The Broncos held off the Jets for a 31-17 win, handing New York their fifth straight loss.

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Mirror Mirror – Autumn Special! Be brave & take the plunge into Fall! Spice up your life with a color glaze. 68-78 76th Street, Middle Village 718-894-5394

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Real Estate
• Latest news – State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced that Queens is home totwo out of the five worst subway stations in the city.

• For sale – Woodside – Completely renovated two-family 19×72 house sits on a 20×136 oversized lot. Both apartments feature six rooms with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, central air, marble tile, hardwood floors, stainless appliances, huge basement. Asking $999,000.
O’Kane

• For sale – Corona – One-bedroom co-op in excellent condition close to LIE and transportation. Asking $119,000.
O’Kane
• Sold - Howard Beach – A 750 sq ft, one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op sold for $115,000 at 8610 151st Ave.

Weekend crime roundup
• On Friday, a woman was charged with murder after repeatedly stabbing her boyfriend in their Jamaica home last Wednesday.
 

Events

• Flushing – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – “Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist” exhibit at the Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

• Forest Hills – 1 p.m. – Lecture by Professor Mark Rosenblum about the Middle East and Israel at the Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St.

• Glendale – 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Great Bridal Extravaganza luxury bridal showcase at the Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Learn Brazilian martial art form Capoeira at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

MORNING BUZZ (10/13): Ex-con steals family home in Queens, Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola

Queens Daily News Ticker

The Morning Buzz – A quick top-news synopsis every day at 8 a.m.

Monday, October 13

Alternate side parking rules are suspended for today

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 67. Slight chance of rain.

Top Stories
• The CDC has confirmed that a nurse who helped care for the Dallas Ebola patient hastested positive for the disease herself.

• Watch live coverage of the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian who murdered his girlfriend in 2013.

• Hundreds in Hong Kong have begun breaking down protest barriers and fighting the protestors who have occupied streets for two weeks.

•••••
Do A Good Deed Contest – now till Oct. 24th Win A Kindle Fire! For youth 18 years and younger. For more information and to enroll, call 718-255-1381 or visitwww.GrandSmileDental.com 
•••••
If you are interested in advertising on the Newsticker just click here

Queens News

• A Laurelton woman claims an ex-con stole her family’s home by filing a phony deed with the city and moving in.

• The body of a teen from Queens was found in a park in Suffolk on Friday afternoon; police are still investigating.

• Cops are investigating the death of a man from Auburndale, who was found unconscious on a sidewalk five miles from his home.

Entertainment
• Django Unchained actress Misty Upham has been reported missing, and her family fears she has committed suicide.

• Weekend Box Office

1) Gone Girl – $26.8 million
2) Dracula Untold – $23.45 million
3) Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – $19.1 million
4) Annabelle – $16.36 million

Opinion
• Gov. Cuomo needs to get on board and start vastly improving the City’s “disgusting” transit system, a New York Post columnist writes.

• After Washington cut funding for bullet proof vests for police officers, the Daily Newscalls on New York’s politicians to keep funding and fighting for the life-saving vests.

Scoreboard
• The Eagles crushed the Giants 27-0 yesterday, while Giants star Victor Cruz tore a tendon in his knee, which will likely end his season.

• The Broncos held off the Jets for a 31-17 win, handing New York their fifth straight loss.

Get the Best Prices for Sports, Concert and Event tickets atNYDISCOUNTTICKETS.COM.

•••••
Mirror Mirror – Autumn Special! Be brave & take the plunge into Fall! Spice up your life with a color glaze. 68-78 76th Street, Middle Village 718-894-5394

•••••

Real Estate
• Latest news – State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced that Queens is home totwo out of the five worst subway stations in the city.

• For sale – Woodside – Completely renovated two-family 19×72 house sits on a 20×136 oversized lot. Both apartments feature six rooms with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, central air, marble tile, hardwood floors, stainless appliances, huge basement. Asking $999,000.
O’Kane

• For sale – Corona – One-bedroom co-op in excellent condition close to LIE and transportation. Asking $119,000.
O’Kane
• Sold - Howard Beach – A 750 sq ft, one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op sold for $115,000 at 8610 151st Ave.

Weekend crime roundup
• On Friday, a woman was charged with murder after repeatedly stabbing her boyfriend in their Jamaica home last Wednesday.
 

Events

• Flushing – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – “Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist” exhibit at the Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

• Forest Hills – 1 p.m. – Lecture by Professor Mark Rosenblum about the Middle East and Israel at the Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St.

• Glendale – 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Great Bridal Extravaganza luxury bridal showcase at the Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Learn Brazilian martial art form Capoeira at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

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