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Afternoon Buzz: Hurricane Michael claims two lives, Baby burned by hot water at Applebees

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Thursday, October 11

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Two people have died as a result of Hurricane Michael, the most powerful storm to hit the Florida Panhandle in recorded history.

• Matthew Shepard will be interred at the Washington National Cathedral, 20 years after his death.

• A 27-year-old man was found dead, hanging in a student housing residence at Columbia University.

IN QUEENS
• A 17-month-old baby was severely burned by piping hot water at an Applebees in Rosedale.

• Federal investigators announced the arrest of 10 people involved in multiple plots to fill streets with dangerous and addictive painkillers.

• A man accused of groping two girls in Corona was arrested and charged.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Flushing-bound 7 trains run at a slower speed in the area of 61 St-Woodside in Queens.

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

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.

• 22 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.

• 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 Giants (1-4) look to get their season back on track when they host the Eagles at MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

• The Rangers (0-3) will be looking for their first win of the season when they host the Sharks at MSG at 7 p.m.

• WFAN on-air personality John Jastremski writes in the Long Island City Journal that if the Giants want to salvage their season, they need to win tonight.

ENTERTAINMENT
• President Trump hosted Kanye West for a meeting in the Oval Office days after the rapper made a public display of support for the president.

•  Selena Gomez has been hospitalized for mental health issues.

• Fyre Festival Organizer, Billy McFarland has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for fraud.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Supernatural (CW, 8PM) – The Season 14 premiere: Sam enlists everyone’s help in trying to track down Dean, who can literally be anywhere.

• The Big Bang Theory (CBS,9PM) – Sheldon won’t tell anyone why he’s never mentioned Tam, his childhood best friend, so Leonard takes matters into his own hands. Also, Bernadette and Penny take out Raj’s fiancée, Anu, for dinner to get the skinny on her.

• S.W.A.T. (CBS,10PM) – The team protects the jurors of a high-profile bribery trial after some of them are targeted by organized crime in a series of fire-bombings.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Schitt’s Creek Season 4 – The Rose family have finally adjusted to their new life in Schitt’s Creek. But adapting to their new reality doesn’t make things much easier, as the whole family still struggle with their personal and professional lives.

• HULU: The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 10 – A reality television series focused on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

• AMAZON PRIME: RoboCop 2 – Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.

TECHNOLOGY
• Samsung says its new foldable phone will be a tablet you can put in your pocket.

• China’s two mobile-payments giants said stolen Apple IDs were used to steal customer funds.

• Samsung has revealed the Galaxy A9, the world’s first smartphone with a quad lens rear camera.

#TRENDINGNY
• Yankees

• Kanye

• #NationalComingOutDay

• #DayOfTheGirl

• Kid Rock

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Glendale – Six room Apartment features modern kitchen and baths. Great location convenient to shopping and transportation Including express buses to Manhattan. Off street parking available at additional cost. Move right in condition. Asking $2,200/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
• Ozone Park - 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 92-24 Rockaway Blvd.

• Howard Beach – 6:30 p.m. – Borough President Katz speaks at Detectives’ Endowment Association annual dinner. Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Maspeth – 6:30 to 11 p.m. – St. Stan’s/Tranfiguration Parish Bazaar. 57-15 61st St.

• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Dutch Kills Civic Association Monthly Meeting. Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th St.

 Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP Monthly Meeting. Saint Pancras School, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 11th, 2018 at 4:24 pm

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