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Afternoon Buzz: US added 250,000 jobs in October, Flushing day care worker charged with attempted murder

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Friday, November 2

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• The three congregations attacked at the Pittsburgh synagogue will gather for a joint service on Saturday.

• Wages surged as the United States added a robust 250,000 jobs in October.

• Hate-filled, anti-Semitic graffiti was found scrawled inside a Brooklyn synagogue before a political event.

IN QUEENS
• The Flushing day care worker who stabbed newborn infants was charged with attempted murder.

• A dramatic video shows a group of women pummeling a clerk at a wig shop in Jamaica.

• A Queens subway rider punched a fellow straphanger who was busy manspreading.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound B and Q trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Prospect Park.

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

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

• 28 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.

• 33 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Knicks (2-6) are in Dallas to face the Mavericks at 8:30 p.m.
• The Nets (3-5) host the Houston Rockets at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
• The Islanders go head to head with the New Jersey Devils at home. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

Sunday
• The Jets (3-5) head to Miami to play divisional rival Dolphins. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
• The Knicks fly to Washington to take on the Wizards at 6 p.m.
• The Nets welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to the Barclays Center. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Buffalo Sabres at MSG at 7 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Alec Baldwin was arrested for punching a man over a parking spot in Greenwich Village.

• Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are nearing a divorce settlement.

• Alfonso Ribeiro and his wife Angela are expecting their third child.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Blindspot (NBC, 8PM) – A tattoo puts the team in danger when a deadly disease is released inside the FBI.

• Hawaii Five-0 (CBS,9PM) – McGarrett crosses the line and is arrested while investigating the death of his former SEAL buddy, who died on an aircraft carrier, and the only survivor is a baby.

• Blue Bloods (CBS,10PM) – Eddie and her new partner, Maya, clash with Jamie on the job when they fail to intervene in a public dispute at a convenience store.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: House of Cards Season 6 – With Frank out of the picture, Claire Underwood steps fully into her own as the first woman president, but faces formidable threats to her legacy.

• HULU: 28 Days Later – Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

• AMAZON PRIME: Homecoming Season 1 – Heidi works at Homecoming, a facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, Heidi realizes there’s a whole other story behind the one she’s been telling herself.

TECHNOLOGY
• Snapchat is displaying polling locations in its Snap Map on Election Day.

• Spotify’s stock dropped as the subscriber growth forecast was cut.

• Uber plants to put its self-driving cars back on the road again.

#TRENDINGNY
• #HappyHalloween

• #WWECrownJewel

• Alec Baldwin

• #BlizzCon2018

• Diablo

REAL ESTATE

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• For Rent – Glendale – Six room Apartment features modern kitchen and baths. Great location convenient to shopping and transportation Including express buses to Manhattan. Off street parking available at additional cost. Move right in condition. Asking $2,200/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Elected officials, advocates demand safe and secure Downtown Jamaica. Parsons Blvd. and Archer Ave.
• Kew Gardens – 7 to 10 p.m. – Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.
• Forest Hills – 8 p.m. – Generations (Classic Rock & Roll). The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave.

Saturday
• Kew Gardens – CANCELLED/POSTPONED TO 11/10 -  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR North Pkg Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
• Bayside – 10 a.m. – NYPD superheroes fly to visit patients at St. Mary’s. 29-01 216th St.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekends.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Glendale – Noon to 3 p.m. – Stop ‘n’ Swap.  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave.
• Sunnyside – Teen films @ 1p.m. – Adult films @ 7 p.m. – Sunnyside Shorts International Film Festival.  Sunnyside Reformed Church, 48th Street & Skillman Ave.
• Forest Hills – 2 to 4:30 p.m. – Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights.  Queens Library, 108-19 71st Ave.
• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – One Hot Night: America’s #1 Neil Diamond Tribute.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave South.
• Bayside – 8 p.m. – “The King and I”. Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th St.

Sunday
• Corona – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – High School Fair. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekends.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Middle Village – Noon – Veteran’s Day Parade.  80th Street & Metropolitan Ave.
• Floral Park – 2 p.m. – Sinatra by Request: Mid-Autumn Show & Dance Social.  Towers on the Green (@ North Shore Towers), 272-48 Grand Central Pkwy.
• Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – Chinese Warriors of Peking.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
• Bayside - 1 p.m. – “The King and I”. Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th St.
• Oakland Gardens – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Ranger’s Choice: Gather Around the Campfire.  Alley Pond Park.
• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. –  Rhinoceros: The Decline of Civilization.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Fragrance of the Moon Night V.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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Written by QTadmin

November 2nd, 2018 at 4:55 pm

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