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Afternoon Buzz: Study indicates increase in homeless NYC students, Pair of thieves rob apartments in Kew Gardens

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Wednesday, October 11

Top Stories 
• Trump denied an NBC report that said he wanted to increase the U.S. nuclear stockpile and suggested pulling NBC’s broadcast license.

• A study found that 10 percent of all New York City students were identified as homeless last year.

Queens News
• A pair of thieves stole more than $35,000 in cash and valuables from three apartments in Kew Gardens.

• Two brothers are facing drug charges after a police raid turned up 10,000 pills and $150,000 in cash.

• Police are searching for a woman who robbed a deli and two cellphone stores at knifepoint in Queensbridge.

Subway Status 

• Southbound Q trains are making stops along the B line from Prospect Park to Brighton Beach due to track maintenance at Kings Highway. Expect delays on B and Q trains.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound 94th St to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge to Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound Exit 30 – Flushing Ave to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Yankees head to Cleveland for the pivotal Game 5 of the ALDS. First pitch at 8:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-3) fell to the St. Louis Blues, 3-1.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) are in Anaheim to take on the Ducks at 10 p.m.

Independent Charter School Symposium 
Thurs Oct 12th & Fri Oct 13th 9am-6pm
Join hundreds of visionaries, educators and advocates for social justice at the first Independent Charter School Symposium in Queens — The World’s Borough! Chartering, race and class seminar: Thurs, Oct 12th @ 10:30. Ravel Hotel, 8-08 Queens Plaza South.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – Archie struggles with the emotional aftermath of the shooting at Pop’s diner, as Fred’s life hangs in the balance. Meanwhile, Veronica’s father arrives in Riverdale earlier than expected.

• The Blacklist (NBC, 8PM) While the Task Force investigates a series of suspicious police shootings, Agent Ressler is distracted by increasing external pressures.

• Modern Family (ABC, 9PM) – Phil thinks he’s going to have a day of bad luck after he doesn’t complete his daily superstition, but Claire has no time for his silly notion.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Prison Break Season 3 – The season opens with Michael Scofield in Sona, a hellish and deadly Panamanian prison where a previous riot has forced all authority out and has left the prisoners in charge of their own lives.

• Hulu: Bob’s Burgers Season 5 – It’s Tess McGill vs. John McLane in the very musical season premiere.

• Amazon Video: Covert Affairs Season 5 – CIA operative Annie returns to the Agency after having faked her death to go deep undercover to find a traitor to the CIA.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodhaven North – Detached one family, 5 BRs, EIK, access to yard from first floor, gas heat, lots of sunshine. 2 blocks to train & stores.  Asking $588,000  Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, kitchen, dining room, living room. Asking $2,500. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc.  718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Sac’s Place of Jackson Heights 
Located at 86-14 37th Ave.

Enjoy a large Mama’s Old Fashioned Pizza made with sliced fresh mozzarella cheese, San Marzano tomatoes, grated Romano cheese, garlic and fresh basil for $17.50.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• LIC – 5 to 7 p.m. – LIC BID Annual Meeting. MoMA PS 1, 22-25 Jackson Ave.

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Queens College hosts 80th anniversary celebration. 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce hosts tour on “The Next Generation of Manufacturing.” Boyce Technologies, 47-22 Pearson Pl.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Hunters Point Civic Association monthly meeting. New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave.

• Woodside – 7:30 p.m – Assemblyman Brian Barnwell hosts “Celebrate Who You Are Proudly National Coming Out Day” event. Topaz Art Gallery, 55-03 39th Ave.

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

• Jamaica 9 p.m. – Jack of Clubs: 60s/70s Classic Rock Tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Excel Shortcuts: Enhance your Excel knowledge by learning keyboard shortcuts for Windows users as well as Mac users.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

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October 11th, 2017 at 4:17 pm

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