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Friday, October 20

Top Stories 
• Three men were charged for shooting at a group of protestors after Richard Spencer’s speech at the University of Florida.

• Investigators found human remains in a wooded area in Long Island after receiving a tip about a possible gang-related murder.

Queens News
• A man groped a woman and then assaulted her after she retaliated at a 7 train station.

• A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for attacking five buildings, including two worship centers, with Molotov cocktails.

• A man was arrested for slashing a Queens woman in the throat with a shard of glass in Gowanus.

Subway Status 
• Southbound D, N and R trains are running with delays because of NYPD activity at 36 St (BKLYN).

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

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-678 northbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Pkwy and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Disabled vehicle on I-278 westbound at Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge left lane blocked until further notice

• Disabled truck on I-278 eastbound at Exit 29A – Manhattan Bridge right lane blocked.

• Disabled tractor trailer on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit right lane blocked.

• Accident on Belt System – Laurelton Pkwy southbound at 130th Ave left lane blocked.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Yankees are in Houston for Game 6 of the ALCS. First pitch is at 8:08 p.m.
• The Nets (0-1) play the Orlando Magic at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
• If there is a Game 7, the Yankees will face the Astros in a winner-take-all game in Houston at 8:08 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Nashville Predators at MSG. Puck drops at 12:30 p.m.
• The Islanders welcome the San Jose Sharks to Brooklyn at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks take on the Detroit Pistons at MSG. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

Sunday
• The Nets host the Atlanta Hawks for a 3:30 p.m. matinee.
• The Giants (1-5) welcome the Seattle Seahawks to MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is at 4:25 p.m.
• The Jets (3-3) look to bounce back against the Dolphins in Miami at 1 p.m.

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What’s On TV Tonight

Once Upon a Time (ABC,8PM) – Cinderella finds herself in danger and receives help from an unlikely source. Meanwhile, Jacinda goes to extreme measures to stop Victoria from destroying Lucy’s community garden.

Jane the Virgin (CW, 9PM) – Jane’s burgeoning relationship with Adam helps bring out her fun side and reminds her that she isn’t just a mom. However, when Adam gets a job opportunity, he asks Jane whether he should stay or go.

Hawaii Five-O (CBS, 9PM) – The lives of Five-0’s informants are put in danger when the HPD system is hacked and one ends up dead, forcing McGarrett to enlist the help of hacker Aaron Wright, who he just imprisoned.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: 1922 – Based on the novel by Stephen King, a simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain.

Hulu: Key and Peele Season 3 – Sketch masters Key & Peele return for their third, buzz-worthy season.

Amazon Video: Red Oaks Season 3 – Summer ’87 finds David in the Big Apple, working at a video production company, and striking out with the ladies of New York. Luckily he’s got roommate Wheeler to help cheer him up.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Co-Op features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, spacious living room, separate dining area, and tons of closet space. Asking $469,000.  Coldwell Banker  718-921-3100

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, living room, dining room, EiK, home office/den, hardwood flooring throughout. Asking $2,350/month. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc. 718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Spot Dessert Bar
Located at 39-16 Prince St.

Enjoy their Chocolate Green TeaLava Cake for $9.95.

Click here to view their menu.

Local Events 
Saturday
• Queens - Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week.
• Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
• Arverne – 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. – New York Cares volunteers to revitalize public schools. PS 183, 245 Beach 79th St.
• Douglaston – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Fall Fair.  Community Church of Douglaston,39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.
• Sunnyside – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Greenpoint Avenue Festival.  Greenpoint Avenue btwn 44th & 48th Sts.
• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – AAFE, Uni Project bring pop-up library to public space. Lippman Plaza, 136-62 39th Ave.
• South Hollis – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie holds mobile office hours. South Hollis Library, 204-01 Hollis Ave.
• Douglaston – 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. – APEC Adventures: Fall Countdown.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
• Ozone Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Fall Festival.  Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park in Tudor Park, 133rd Ave btwn 80th & 88th Sts.
• LIC – Noon to 8 p.m. – 2nd Annual Harvest Festival & Fundraiser.  Smiling Hogshead Ranch, 25-30 Skillman Ave.
• Corona 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – Sense and Sensibility.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.
 Floral Park – 6 to 9 p.m. – Maze by Moonlight.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Sunday
• Queens - Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week.
• Middle Village – 7:30 a.m. to Noon – Halloween Pancake Breakfast.  St. Margaret’s Gym, 66-05 79th Pl.
• Corona – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Little Makers: Frankentoys.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
• Astoria Noon to 5 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade.  RSVP  VFW Post #2348,31-35 41st St.
• Corona – 3 p.m. – Sense and Sensibility.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Kol Esperanza.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center,228-05 56th Ave.
• Flushing – 5 p.m. – Fragrance of the Moon Night IV Fundraiser.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
iPhone & Android Games: Need a new game to pass the weekend? Click here to see a list of the 25 best iPhone games for October. Android users can click here for a list of the 25 best Android Games for October.

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Written by QTadmin

October 20th, 2017 at 4:23 pm

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