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Afternoon Buzz: GOP senators condemn President Trumps comments on Ford, Schools Chancellor to visit Woodside this month.

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Wednesday, October 3

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Three swing GOP senators condemned comments made by President Trump that mocked Christine Blasey Ford.

• FEMA conducted a test of its “Presidential Alert” system today.

• Twenty city correction officers were hospitalized after a massive brawl broke out at the Horizon Juvenile Center in the Bronx.

IN QUEENS
• Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will be in Woodside on October 17for a town hall at P.S. 11.

• Police are searching for two teens in connection to the stabbing of a 15-year-old.

• NYPD data shows that the number of people murdered or shot in the 114 precinct this year has increased in comparison to previous years.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Downtown B,D trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

• J, Z trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 121 St Station in Queens.

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

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

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

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees will host the Athletics in the AL Wild Card game at 8:05 p.m. Luis Severino will start.

• The Rockies eliminated the Cubs with a 2-1 victory in 13 innings to advance to the NLDS.

• Here’s how St. John’s new athletics director is planning to help Chris Mullin and the basketball team.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Filmmaker Brett Ratner dropped a defamation lawsuit against a woman who accused him of rape.

• Johnny Depp denied that he abused ex-wife Amber Heard in a new interview.

• Netflix released a trailer for the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Chicago Fire (NBC, 8PM) – In the start of a three-part crossover event, Firehouse 51 is faced with a daunting challenge when an out-of-control blaze consumes a 15-story apartment complex

• Seal Team (CBS, 9PM) -The Season 2 premiere: Jason and Bravo Team head to the Gulf of Guinea to rescue American hostages after an oil platform is overtaken by armed militants.

• A Million Little Things (ABC, 10PM) – The group tries to be there for Sophie as an upcoming father-daughter dance recital approaches, and when she asks a very reluctant and arrhythmic Eddie to dance with her, it leaves Delilah feeling uneasy.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Shining – A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

• HULU: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of the missing mascot of the Miami Dolphins.

• AMAZON PRIME: Flyboys – The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country’s first fighter pilots.

TECHNOLOGY
• Facebook is extending its account deletion grace period from 14 days to 30 days in case users change their minds.

• Amazon announced a new model of its Fire TV Stick media streamer.

• Facebook’s recent hack affected 50 million users. Here are some tips on how to protect yourself.

#TRENDINGNY
• #MeanGirlsDay

• #WednesdayWisdom

• #NationalBoyfriendDay

• Buck Showalter

• #AskAnArchivist

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – 2 Family M.V North Convenient Location To School P.S. 128 (K-8) Ose From First And Second To Yard, Bus Stop Including Express Buses To Manhattan. In Close Proximity To Train.Hardwood Flooring ,Close To Our Lady Of Hope.Close. Rental Income. Asking $948,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Middle Village – Bright Three Room 2nd Floor Unit Offers A New Kitchen And Bath, Generous Living Room And Bedroom. Very Convenient Location With Easy Access To Shopping And Transportation. Asking $1,500/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
 Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – New York City Advisory Commission on property tax reform holds public hearing. York College, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 3rd, 2018 at 4:03 pm

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