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Afternoon Buzz: Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee dead at 95, Memorial service honors victims of Flight 587 crash on 17th anniversary

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Monday, November 12

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics legend who helped create iconic superheroes such as Spider-Man, passed away at the age of 95.

• The Northern California wildfires death toll now stands at 29 as officials continue to search for bodies.

• A memorial service was held to remember the victims of Flight 587, 17 years after the plane crashed into Belle Harbor.

IN QUEENS
• A man jumped from the Throgs Neck Bridge in an apparent suicide.

• Senator Michael Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer slammed Amazon’s plan to move its second headquarters to LIC without community input.

• Three masked men attempted to haul an ATM machine away with a tow truck in Cambria Heights.

SUBWAY STATUS
• J, Z Trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 104 St Station in Queens.

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

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

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

• 16 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 Jets (3-7) were embarrassed by the Buffalo Bills, 41-10.

• The Knicks (4-10) were crushed by the Orlando Magic, 115-89.

• The Nets (6-7) head to Minnesota to face the Timberwolves at 8 p.m.

• The Rangers (8-7-2) host the Vancouver Canucks at 7 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (1-1) fell to Boston College, 74-69.

• Steve Serby writes in the Daily News that the Jets must fire head coach Todd Bowles.

• Carmelo Anthony’s brief tenure with the Rockets may soon come to an end.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actor Douglas Rain, who provided the iconic voice of HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odessey, passed away at the age of 90.

• The trailer for Toy Story 4 was released online and introduced a new character.

• Sandra Bullock donated $100,000 to save animals that are at risk due to the California wildfires.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Arrow (CW, 8PM) – Felicity learns something new about Oliver that shocks her. Meanwhile, Diggle asks Curtis to go undercover for ARGUS. Dinah works with an unlikely ally.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – The detained passengers are secretly moved and subjected to painful experimentation, with Cal’s health directly linked to them. Ben takes advantage of an old friend to find out where they were taken.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Morgan Reznick must contend with two brothers who are bargaining over life and death. Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Brown’s friend who is dying of cancer asks her for something she doesn’t think she can give her.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: From Dusk Till Dawn – Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in a truck stop populated by vampires, with chaotic results.

• HULU: GoldenEye – James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow Agent formerly believed to be dead.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Birdcage – A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée’s right-wing moralistic parents.

TECHNOLOGY
• Lyft is planning to roll out a rewards program for riders next month.

• Microsoft will release the LTE version of its 10-inch Surface Go tablet on November 20th.

• Check out these tech bargains for under $50!

#TRENDINGNY
• #VeteransDay

• Malibu

• Stan Lee

• #FacebookDown

• #MondayMotivation

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – Detached Home 35X38 Sitting On A 55X90 Lot. Features 6 Bed,3 Full Baths, Built In 1945 Altered In 2007.AboveGround Pool,Private Drive And Garage.Finished Basement With Gas Fireplace.Plenty Of Closet Space Inc.Walk In Closet.Hardwood Floors Through Out.Beautiful Den. Asking $1,698,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Two Family Cape Cod features include: Huge Lot (50 x 100 ft), Renovated from top to bottom, Beautiful Sun Room/ extension, Nice Backyard, Finished basement, Private Driveway (will fit up to 4 cars), Great location! Only 1 Block to the Cross Bay Blvd. Asking $799,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

November 12th, 2018 at 4:21 pm

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