Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Afternoon Buzz: Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow join list of Weinstein accusers, Man killed in Forest Hills apartment fire

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Tuesday, October 10

Top Stories 
• Several women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault or harassment including Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow.

• Wildfires in Northern California have left at least 15 people dead and damaged more than 1,500 buildings.

Queens News
• A man engulfed in flames died and another was critically injured after a fire broke out in a Forest Hills apartment.

• A student was caught with a fake gun at Grover Cleveland High School

• Police arrested a man after he threatened and raped a 17-year-old girl in Woodside.

Subway Status 
• A trains are running with delays after an earlier incident involving an unauthorized person on the tracks at W 4 St-Washington Square.

• Northbound D trains are making stops along the C line from W 4 St-Washington Sq to 59 St-Columbus Circle.

• No B train service in both directions between Brighton Beach Blvd and Bedford Park Blvd. Expect delays on A, B, C and D trains. Customers are advised to use C, D or Q trains.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 17E – I-278 and Exit 24 – Kissena Blvd / 164th St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between 58th St and Morgan Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and 94th St.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between Queens Blvd; NY 25 and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

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

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge and 39th St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Yankees topped the Indians, 7-3 to even the ALDS at 2-2. They play the winner-take-all rubber match in Cleveland tomorrow night at 8:08 p.m.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) fell to the Blues in a shootout, 3-2.

• The Rangers (1-2-0) are taking on the Blues at home. Puck drop is 7 p.m.

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LIC BID Annual Meeting 
Wednesday, Oct 11th 5-7pm
Join us for the first Annual Meeting of the expanded LIC Business Improvement District as we report on accomplishments, discuss plans for the future, review financials, elect directors of the board, and present awards. RSVP Required. MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC.

What’s On TV Tonight

• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Season 4 begins with a powerful armored villain threatening to level Central City if the Flash doesn’t appear, so Cisco makes a risky decision to break Barry out of the speed force.

• This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – Kate visits Kevin on the set of his movie; Randall and Beth receive exciting news; and Rebecca tries to reconnect with Jack.

• NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 10PM) – Pride and his team join forces with FBI Director Isler when a Russian operative, who is in the U.S. to provide intelligence on sleeper agents, disappears after his Navy escort is murdered.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Mad Men Season 5 – Don gets a surprise. Pete and Roger butt heads. Joan clashes with a houseguest.

• Hulu: How I Met Your Mother Season 2 – While Ted and Robin’s romance blossoms, the newly-single Marshall is having trouble getting over his break up with Lily, in spite of the gang’s best efforts to cheer him.

• Amazon Video: Megan Leavey – Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Flushing – Co-Op features 3 bedrooms, 2 full bath, renovated EiK, dining area, open living room. Asking $415,000. Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, EiK, living room, dining room, heat and water included. Asking $1,800. Carollo Real Estate  718-747-7747.

Local Eats of the Day

• Roast N Co
Located at 100-12 Queens Blvd.

Enjoy their healthy fit wrap made with portobello mushrooms, roasted tomato, avocado, sprouts, and mesclun in a whole wheat wrap for $7.95.

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

Local Events 
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – PaintNight: Whimsical Pumpkins.  The Astor Room, 35-11 35th Ave.

• Astoria 7:30 p.m. – October Free Movie Night: The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  The Ditty, 35-03 Ditmars Blvd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• MacBook AccessoriesCheck out this list of cases, covers, and sleeves for your MacBook.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

Written by QTadmin

October 10th, 2017 at 4:10 pm

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