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Wednesday, October 10

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Hurricane Michael has made landfall in Florida as a powerful Category 4 storm.

• A Chinese intelligence officer has been charged with economic espionage.

• The operator of the limo company involved in the crash that killed 20 people upstate has been arrested.

IN QUEENS
• A Queens man is facing federal charges for allegedly choking his girlfriend aboard a cruise ship while in international waters.

• A man died from his wounds after he was shot in South Jamaica.

• Transportation officials are discussing safety upgrades for a stretch of Northern Boulevard after several pedestrian deaths.

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

• D train service has resumed following an earlier incident involving a train with mechanical problems at Bay 50 St.

• 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.

• 25 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.

• 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 Yankees season is over. The Bombers fell to the Red Sox, 4-3, concluding the American League Division Series.

• Joel Sherman writes in the Post that the questions are just beginning for the Yankees.

• All the initial hype around Knicks rookie Kevin Knox has stopped abruptly.

• The Giants have officially waived first-found bust Ereck Flowers.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Real Housewives of New Jersey star Joe Giudice will be deported toItaly when he is released from prison.

• Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer’s death has been ruled as a suicide.

• James Gunn has signed up to write the script for Suicide Squad 2.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – The Season 3 premiere: The jury begins deliberations in the murder trial; and Archie makes a surprising request about how he wants to spend his final days of summer.

• SEAL Team (CBS,9PM) – The team travels to Saudi Arabia, where extremists take hold of an underground water source and threaten to release anthrax into the water supply. Also, Ray contemplates joining another team.

• A Million Little Things (ABC,10PM) – Gary, Rome and Eddie discover that Jon really thought of everything before his passing by planning a surprise outing for Gary’s birthday at a Bruins Fantasy Camp.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure – When eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life.

• HULU: Insomnia – Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn’t set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Return of the Living Dead – When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.

TECHNOLOGY
• Moving away from aluminum phones, Google’s Pixel 3 phone will be all-glass.

• CircuitMess’ “MAKERphone” is the new phone you can build yourself.

• Home Hub, Google’s newest voice assistant, will have a screen.

#TRENDINGNY
• Yankees

• #WorldMentalHealthDay

• Mexico Beach

• #WednesdayWisdom

• Panama City

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath large living room, formal dining room, lovely newly polished wood floors, and lots of windows for fresh air and light! Great location convenient to transportation & shopping. Asking $1,900/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Asking $2,700/month. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

LOCAL EVENTS
• Maspeth – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Bereavement Group. Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St.

• LIC – 5 to 7 p.m. – Annual Meeting of the LIC BID. We Work Queens Plaza, 27-01 Queens Plaza North.

• Corona – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Awards Dinner. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

• Astoria – 9 p.m. – Quip It Good! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 10th, 2018 at 4:13 pm

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