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Afternoon Buzz: Justice Ruth Ginsberg hospitalized after fall, Teen stabbed outside school in Corona

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Thursday, November 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• 12 people have been killed by a gunman at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

• Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has been hospitalized for fractured ribs after falling.

• President Trump is considering former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

IN QUEENS
• A 17-year-old was stabbed in the chest outside of a school in Corona.

• Ethel Plimack, who was Sunnyside’s oldest resident, passed away at the age of 107.

• The Kew Gardens Flea Market will take place this weekend after being rescheduled twice due to inclement weather.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound B trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Newkirk Plaza.

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

• 29 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.

• 31 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 (4-8) topped the Hawks, 112-107.

• The Islanders (8-4-2) are in Tampa Bay for a 7:30 p.m. matchup with the Lightning.

• Carolina and Pittsburgh meet in a Thursday Night Football tilt. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley has revealed that her niece was one of the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting.

• Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon anime shows are coming to Netflix.

• Bryan Cranston has confirmed that a ‘Breaking Bad’ movie is in the works.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Big Bang Theory (CW, 8PM) – Sheldon tries to bond with Amy’s father, but when Wolowitz lures Mr. Fowler away with magic tricks, Sheldon has no choice but to bond with Mrs. Fowler. Also: Koothrappali and Anu try to get physical for the first time.

• Legacies (CW, 9PM) – Hope, Lizzie, Josie and MG are forced to participate in a community service project in the Mystic Falls town square as punishment for breaking the rules.

• The Voice (NBC, 9PM) – The journey of the Top 24 from the blind auditions to the live playoffs.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Close Encounters of the Third Kind – Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.

• HULU: Pleasantville – Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom, where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

• AMAZON PRIME: Mr. Bean’s Holiday – Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.

TECHNOLOGY
• Samsung has given users a first glimpse of its foldable phone.

• Check out this review of Facebook’s new portal device.

• Facebook messenger will soon let you unsend‘ messages.

#TRENDINGNY
• Thousand Oaks

• #GunControlNow

• #NationalSTEMDay

• #CampFire

• #ThursdayThoughts

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 And Spacious 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
• Howard Beach – 6 p.m. – Kartz delivers remarks at Jamaica Service Program for Older Adults anniversary gala. Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Rego Park – 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Paint & Sip. La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

• Queens Village – 7:30 p.m. – CB13 Parks and Environment Committee Meeting. Board Office, 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

 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 Membership Meeting. St. Pancras, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

November 8th, 2018 at 4:16 pm

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