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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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October 20th, 2017 at 4:23 pm

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Friday, October 20

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 73. Saturday will be mostly sunny and 75 degrees, whileSunday will be partly cloudy with a high of 73 degrees.

Top Stories
• The U.S. Senate passed a $4 billion budget blueprint, clearing a hurdle for Trump’s tax reform plan.

• Mayor de Blasio announced a plan to crack down on motorized bikes, including fining owners of restaurants whose delivery people use them.

• Governor Cuomo signed legislation outlawing the use of circus animals for entertainment purposes.

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Kew Gardens Flea Market  Sat Oct 21st  9am-6pm  All Vendor Fees benefit Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Dept.  Including Heavenly Angels Animal Rescue w/ cats & dogs for adoption 12-4pm.  LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St, Kew Gardens
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Queens News
• A worker installing solar panels died after falling off the roof of a two-story house in Corona.

• Russell Simmons, DMX and middle schoolers urged southeast Queens communities to “keep the peace.”

• Rochdale residents are worried that a new affordable housing development will worsen parking in the area.

Politics
• Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly, whose son was killed in combat, defended the president’s words to a slain soldier’s widow.

• Mayoral hopeful Nicole Malliotakis’s latest attack on de Blasio is that he’s not a Yankees fan.

Entertainment
• That was fast! After splitting with Chris Pratt, Anna Faris was seen dating a new man, cinematographer Michael Barrett.

• It’s time to meet the grandparents! Prince Harry took Meghan Markle to have afternoon tea with the Queen.

Buzzing Back

• In 1977 Three members of the southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd die in a Mississippi plane crash

• In 1950 classic rock singer Tom Petty is born in Gainesville, Florida

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump should listen to his chief of staff’s advice to stop politicizing military deaths.

• The Post says Congress should do its job and pass a ban on bump stocks.

In the Blogs
• The Jefferson Democratic Club in eastern Queens celebrated 137 years.

• The Maspeth Lion’s Club is hosting its Halloween Ragamuffin Parade at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Trending in New York
The Dodgers
Lonzo
Knicks
#Scandal
#Gorgeous

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (3-3-1) topped the Rangers (1-5-2) in a shootout, 4-3.

• The Knicks (0-1) fell to Carmelo Anthony and the Oklahoma City Thunder, 105-84.

Weekend Sports Schedule
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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Halloween Pancake Breakfast  Sun Oct 22nd 7:30am-Noon  Hosted by The Kiwanis Club of Middle Village.  All you can eat!  Adults $5.00, Children under 10 y/o & Seniors $3.00  St. Margaret’s Gym, 66-05 79th Place, Middle Village
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Real Estate
• The $78 million sale of Jamaica’s Ideal Business Center was the biggestQueens deal of the third quarter.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 22nd 1-3pm  87-15 78th Avenue, Glendale  –  New Listing!  Custom built 2 family on an oversized 27×119 s/f lot. Two 6-room apts both feature 3 BRs. Full basement, private driveway, 1 car garage.  Asking $1,190,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 21st 12-2pm68 Liberty Avenue, Mineola - One family home features 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, updated kitchen and baths, hardwood floors, finished basement & attic, 2 car garage.  Asking $610,000  Pirillo Realty Inc.  718-418-9500

• Sold – Forest Hills – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 750-square-foot co-op at110-34 73rd Road for $290,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Arcadia Bar & Kitchen is opening in the old Hell Gate Social space on Astoria Boulevard.

• A new craft beer, pinball-themed bar is opening on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside.

Restaurant ABC’s – Middle Village
Grade A – Villa Erasmo, 69-61 Juniper Blvd. – Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor.
Grade B – Burger King, 66-26 Metropolitan Ave. – Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor, Filth flies.
Grade C – Buon Gelato, 74-02 Eliot Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice, Food not protected from potential contamination.

Events
Queens - Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week. 

Fresh Meadows8 a.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, Councilman Barry Grodenchik conduct outreach about domestic violence. 188th St. and Horace Harding Expressway.

Jamaica10 a.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller, NYC DOT, Community Board 12 celebrate Jamaica Avenue repaving. 175th St. and Jamaica Ave.

Corona10:30 a.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta unveils capital improvement project. PS 19, 98-02 Roosevelt Ave.

Astoria11 a.m. – Councilman Costa Constantinides, Borough President Melinda Katz, School Construction Authority announce updates to school building. PS 2, 75th St. and 21st Ave.

Flushing1 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo, New York Presbyterian announce free community flu shots. Koo’s district office, 135-27 38th Ave., Suite 388.

Corona2 p.m. – Sense and Sensibility.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. So.

Douglaston2 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella, community members call for improvement at Douglaston intersection. 241-20 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• Queens - Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week. 
Kew Gardens9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
Arverne9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. – New York Cares volunteers to revitalize public schools. PS 183, 245 Beach 79th St.
Douglaston10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Fall Fair.  Community Church of Douglaston,39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.
Sunnyside10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Greenpoint Avenue Festival.  Greenpoint Avenue btwn 44th & 48th Streets.
Flushing10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – AAFE, Uni Project bring pop-up library to public space. Lippman Plaza, 136-62 39th Ave.
South Hollis10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie holds mobile office hours. South Hollis Library, 204-01 Hollis Ave.
Douglaston10:30 to 11:45 a.m. – APEC Adventures: Fall Countdown.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Ozone ParkNoon to 4 p.m. – Fall Festival.  Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park in Tudor Park, 133rd Ave btwn 80th & 88th Streets
LICNoon to 8 p.m. – 2nd Annual Harvest Festival & Fundraiser.  Smiling Hogshead Ranch, 25-30 Skillman Avenue
Corona - 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – Sense and Sensibility.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.
Floral Park6 to 9 p.m. – Maze by Moonlight.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Elmhurst8 p.m.Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
Sunday
• Queens - Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week. 
Middle Village7:30 a.m. to Noon – Halloween Pancake Breakfast.  St. Margaret’s Gym, 66-05 79th Place
Corona10:30 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 Street
• Corona3 p.m. – Sense and Sensibility.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.
Bayside3 p.m. – Kol Esperanza.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center,228-05 56th Avenue
Flushing5 p.m. – Fragrance of the Moon Night IV Fundraiser.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

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October 20th, 2017 at 12:47 pm

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Thursday, October 19

Top Stories 
• Former President George W. Bush criticized Russian interference in the 2016 election and addressed race relations during a forum.

• The city’s three library systems dismissed $2.25 million in late fees for children and teens.

Queens News
• Two young girls who left a note saying they ran away together returned safely to their homes.

• Police are searching for two armed suspects who robbed a hotel in Maspeth.

• A thief snatched a man’s chain and punched him in the face in South Ozone Park.

Subway Status 
• Northbound 4 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Burnside Av.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Disabled vehicle on I-495 eastbound just past Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge left lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave and Exit – 3rd Ave; Ramp.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit – 3rd Ave; Ramp and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

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

Sports

• The Yankees took a 3-2 lead in the ALCS after blanking the Astros, 5-0. Game 6 is tomorrow night in Houston at 8:08 p.m.

• The Nets (0-1) fell to the Pacers in their season opener, 140-131.

• The Knicks kick off the 2017-18 season against Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

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What’s On TV Tonight

• It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (ABC, 8PM) – Charlie Brown is finally invited to a Halloween party; Snoopy engages the Red Baron in a dogfight; and Linus waits patiently in the pumpkin patch for the Great Pumpkin.

• Arrow (CW, 9PM) – Oliver tries to balance being the mayor, the Green Arrow and a father to William. Meanwhile, Anatoly returns to Star City with a deadly agenda.

• Chicago Fire (NBC, 10PM) – While running a secret errand, Dawson finds herself trapped in a collapsed parking structure. In other events, pressure mounts on Casey as he takes on additional duties.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: No Reservations- The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.

• Hulu: Little Shop of Horrors – A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

• Amazon Video: Fight for Space – In the 1960s and 70s, the Space Race inspired a generation to pursue careers in science and technology, and then it all ended. Fight for Space looks at why this happened and re-awakens our sense of wonder and discovery.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Middle Village – Single family brick features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, oak floors, EiK, finished basement, 2 car garage, and private yard. Asking $740,000.  Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Glendale – Renovated apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 bath, open kicthen layout, and hardwood flooring. Asking $1,700/month.  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

 Just Made 4 U
Located at 8021 37th Ave.

Enjoy their Shrimp Salad made with spring mixed, strawberry, cranberry, apple, almonds, grilled shrimp and Just Made 4U dressing for $13.95.

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

Local Events 

 Sunnyside - 6 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina attends District 24 Community Education Council Meeting. PS 199, 39-20 48th Ave.

• Woodhaven - 7 p.m – Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association Town Hall. American Legion Post 118, 89-02 91st St.

 Woodside – 7 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer attends United Forties Civic Association meeting. St. Theresa Catholic Church, 50-20 45th St.

 East Elmhurst – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 3 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Folder Protection: You can password protect your folders on Windows and MacOS for extra security. Click here to learn how.

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October 19th, 2017 at 4:03 pm

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Thursday, October 19
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Diwali. Meters are still in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 67.

Top Stories
• Starting January 22you might need a passport to fly even if you aren’t leaving the United States.

• Senator John McCain says the Trump administration is not being forthcoming about the incident in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers.

• The mayor must think Amazon execs like lots of pretty lights! The city’s most iconic buildings went orange last night in an attempt to lure the online giant.

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Song and A Dance  Music instruction, all instruments. All styles of dance, including an Angelina Ballerina class starting at 2 years old. Acrobatics & Karate also!  Prices are the most reasonable in Queens. First class free. 718-478-8076
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Queens News
• Administrators at an Ozone Park school are in hot water after it was discovered they accepted lavish gifts from teachers.

• A gun that was stolen from a Georgia cop turned up in a drug raid in Queens.

• An investigation by the NTSB revealed that the driver in a deadly bus crash in Flushing last month ran a red light.

Politics
• Republican candidate William Kregler isn’t running for Queens borough president, he’s “walking straight into the office.”

• When words fail, send money. Or promise to. A Gold Star father says President Trump promised to send him a $25,000 check and then stiffed him.

Entertainment
• May Pang, John Lennon’s girlfriend during rocky times with wife Yoko Ono, looks back on her life with the singer and ahead to her new one in Forest Hills.

• You might find it hard to believe that this “Young Gun” tops the list of Hollywood’s most profitable stars, while one big name is the real “Pitts.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1985, the first Blockbuster store opens. There’s still ten left with six in Alaska, including one on Santa Claus Lane in the town of North Pole.

• In 1937, psychedelic artist Peter Max is born in Berlin. He is work is synonymous with the “Summer of Love.”

Opinion
• A former member of the City Council says Republican voters have been left with a choice between two Democrats in the race for his old seat.

• Bob Capano, a candidate for City Council in Brooklyn, and Curtis Sliwa make the case for a state Constitutional Convention.

In the Blogs
• Twenty local artisans will be selling their wares in Astoria on Sunday.

• An urban farm in Hunters Point is hosting a huge harvest festival on Saturday.

Trending in New York
• #MrRobot
• Trailer
• #NLCS
• #CNNDebateNight
• #AddDrugsImproveAnything

Scoreboard
• The Yankees took a 3-2 lead in the ALCS after blanking the Astros, 5-0. Game 6 is tomorrow night in Houston at 8:08 p.m.

• The Nets (0-1) fell to the Pacers in their season opener, 140-131.

• The Knicks kick off the 2017-18 season against Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Fragrance of the Moon Night IV  Sun Oct 22nd 5pm  Dance party fundraiser! Party package includes live band, catered dinner, and surprise performance.  $150 (Only 100 tickets)  Flushing Town Hall137-35 Northern Blvd.
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Real Estate
• A massive development site in Long Island City has just hit he market.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 22nd 1-3pm  101-26 75th Road, Forest Hills – New Listing! One-family brick features 4 BRs, 2 full baths, Florida room, finished attic & basement, private drive & oversized detached garage. Hardwood floors throughout. Asking $1,099,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• OPEN HOUSE – Open House – Sat Oct 21st & Sun Oct 22nd 12-2pm  78-23 74th Street, Glendale – Beautiful one family recently renovated features 3 BRs, formal living/dining room, EIK, full basement, garage.  Asking $699,000  Pirillo Realty Inc. 718-418-9500

• Sold – Four-bedroom, one-bath, 1,380-square-foot single-family home at 153-23 13th Avenue in Whitestone for $900,000.

Style & Fashion
• Let a jet-setting social media couple be your guide to latest in luxe travel watches.

• A festival this weekend celebrates Afropunk style.

Events
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week

• Kew Gardens 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Panel discussion and job fair for formerly incarcerated individuals. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Kew Gardens 10:30 a.m. – Land Use Public Hearing. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• College Point – 11 a.m. – NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill presides over swearing-in ceremony for new recruits. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

• Kew Gardens – POSTPONED – Elected officials and community groups protest junkyards in southeast Queens. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• East Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – Groundbreaking for new park. Bulova Park, 25th Ave. & 76th St.

• Flushing – 1:30 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo and community groups announce free fall festival. Koo’s District Office, 135-27 38th Ave.

• Sunnyside 6 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina attends District 24 Community Education Council Meeting. PS 199, 39-20 48th Ave.

• Woodhaven 7 p.m – Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association Town Hall. American Legion Post 118, 89-02 91st St.

• Woodside – 7 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer attends United Forties Civic Association meeting. St. Theresa Catholic Church, 50-20 45th St.

• East Elmhurst – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 3 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

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October 19th, 2017 at 12:44 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Trump accused of disrespecting fallen soldier, Man pinned by hit-and-run driver in Middle Village

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Wednesday, October 18

Top Stories 
• The mother of a fallen soldier claimed President Trump disrespected her son with certain remarks during a condolence call.

• Governor Cuomo announced plans to test driverless cars in Lower  Manhattan next year.

Queens News
• A 55-year-old man was pinned between a parked car by a hit-and-run driver in Middle Village.

• Police arrested a man for allegedly slashing a straphanger in the face aboard an A train.

• A Glendale woman placed a new pumpkin with a warning message outside her home after her previous one was stolen.

Subway Status 
• 7 train service has resumed following an earlier incident involving a sick passenger at Grand Central-42 St.

• Northbound N and W trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Queensboro Plaza.

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

Traffic 
• Fire department activity on Luke Place southbound between Bell Blvd and 219 St all lanes closed until further notice.

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

Sports

• The Yankees rallied to defeat the Astros, 6-4. The ALCS is now tied 2-2.

• The Rangers (1-5-1) fell to the Penguins in overtime, 5-4.

• The Nets begin their regular season in Indiana against the Pacers. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

• Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered a fractured tibia and dislocated ankle after a freak accident.

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Drive
Wed Oct 18th  9pm
Drive: A Cars Tribute Band  Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – Betty leads the charge to save Pop’s after learning the diner may be forced to close its doors forever. Meanwhile, the gang becomes concerned for Archie’s well being after noticing a string of unusual behavior from him.

• Modern Family (ABC, 9PM) – Jay’s pal Shorty returns from Costa Rica and stays at Jay’s house so they can reconnect, but he spends more time with Gloria than with Jay.

• Criminal Minds (CBS, 10PM) – The BAU investigates a workplace shooting committed by a state-of-the-art drone in Silicon Valley.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl – Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate “Captain” Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor’s daughter, from Jack’s former pirate allies, who are now undead.

• Hulu: Empire Season 2 – Still in federal lockup, Lucious is trying to run Empire from inside.

• Amazon Video: Veep Season 2 – Vice President Selina Meyer is back for another term of screwball politics and firestorms as only she can create.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Detached 2 family home features 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, large basement, front porch, detached garage. Asking $999,000.  O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, EiK, living room, dining room, hardwood floors, wahser/dryer, and storage. Asking $2,600/month.   Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc. 718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Petey’s Burger
Located at 30-17 30th Ave.

Enjoy their Combo Cheeseburger #2 served with 100% pure USA beef patty with lettuce, tomato, onion, and a slice of real American cheese on a freshly baked bun. Includes fries and a drink for $10.95.

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

Local Events 

• Astoria - 6 p.m. – Central Astoria Housing Workshop.  RSVP  718-204-1056.  25-69 38th St.

• Corona – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce hosts 2017 Business Person of the Year Awards. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

• Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Drive: A Cars Tribute Band.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Battery Boost: Is your phone battery always low? You can increase your battery life with a few setting changes. Click here to learn more.

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October 19th, 2017 at 12:42 pm

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Morning Buzz: 5Pointz artists go to court against developer, Queens rabbi arrested for stealing millions from kids

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Wednesday, October 18

Weather
• Sunny and warm with a high of 72 degrees.

Top Stories
• A federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Trump’s most recent travel banbecause it “plainly discriminates.”

• Senators announced a bipartisan plan to stabilize health insurance markets and revive Obamacare subsidies.

• Maybe it runs in the family? Bob Weinstein was accused of sexually harassing a television producer.

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Central Astoria Development Coalition Housing Workshop  Wed Oct 18th  6pm  We will discuss rent stabilization/rent control laws, leases, repairs etc.  Services available to Senior Citizens and the disabled.  RSVP by calling 718-204-1056    25-69 38th Street, Astoria
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Queens News
• Graffiti artists have begun their court case against a developer who whitewashed their artwork at 5Pointz in LIC.

• A Queens rabbi was sentenced to up to three years in prison for stealing millions from special needs kids.

• Ravenswood residents are still seeking help to remove overloaded garbage trucks on their streets.

Politics
• Trump called the widow of a soldier who died in Niger and said “he knew what he signed up for.”

• Comptroller Scott Stringer came out in support of closing Rikers Island in three years.

Entertainment
• Harvey Weinstein has been forced out of his company’s board of directors a week after being fired.

• Kate Middleton and Prince William’s third child is due in April 2018.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono arrested for drug possession

• In 1939 NFL coach Mike Ditka is born in Carnegie, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says the bipartisan plan to revive Obamacare subsidies is a no-brainer fix.

• The Post says the Obama administration’s cover up of Russian crimes is stunning.

In the Blogs
• The city has built mini soccer fields throughout the five boroughs, including this on at Triboro Bridge playground.

• A Glendale pol wants legislation to require all school buses to have seatbelt signage.

Trending in New York
• Hayward
• #TheManeEvent
• #AHSCult
• #Brooklyn99
• #blackish

Scoreboard
• The Yankees rallied to defeat the Astros, 6-4. The ALCS is now tied 2-2.

• The Rangers (1-5-1) fell to the Penguins in overtime, 5-4.

• The Nets begin their regular season in Indiana against the Pacers. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

• Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered a fractured tibia and dislocated ankle after a freak accident.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Drive  Wed Oct 18th  9pm  Drive: A Cars Tribute Band  Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• Triangle Equities is hoping to build a $97 million, three-story warehouse near JFK Airport.

• For Sale - 78-54 76th Street, Glendale – Beautiful 1 family hime – move in ready!  All updated and in excellent condition.  Wood floors throughout, finished basement, L/R, FDR, 3 BRs, full bath.  Real porch, driveway & yard.  Asking $729,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – 18-11 123rd Street, College Point – 1 BR, 1 bath condo features EIK, LR, DR, hardwood floors throughout.  Asking $285,000  Carollo Real Estate  718-366-6636

• Sold – South Ozone Park – A two-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom, 1,298-square-foot house at 131-35 134th Street for $460,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Johnson & Johnson is posting better-than-expected earnings due to its new cancer drug.

• Dropbox introduced a new cloud-based file-sharing option as it seeks to lure more paying customers ahead of its IPO.

Events
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – Dine In Queens: Restaurant Week

• Bayside – 1:30 p.m. – Councilman Paul Vallone, Korean-American leaders announce four-year plan. Korean Community Services, 204th St. and 32nd Ave.

• Astoria - 6 p.m. – Central Astoria Housing Workshop.  RSVP  718-204-1056.  25-69 38th St.

• Corona – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce hosts 2017 Business Person of the Year Awards. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

• Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Drive: A Cars Tribute Band.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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October 18th, 2017 at 8:19 am

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Resorts World Casino NYC

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Tuesday, October 17

Top Stories 
• President Trump said he will call the families of four soldiers killed in Niger and questioned whether his predecessor consoled families.

• A Bronx student who was charged for fatally stabbing a classmate is set to appear before a grand jury.

Queens News
• A burglar who was shot in the groin during a break-in at a Maspeth home received a sentence of 16 years to life in prison.

• A religious organization is accused of making its Astoria dormitory building “unlivable” in order to kick out its tenants.

• The city is opening ten new mini-soccer fields built to ensure that children in under-served neighborhoods remain active.

Subway Status 
• 7 trains are running with delays in both directions because of switch problems at 34 St-Hudson Yards.

• E, F, M, and R train service has resumed following an earlier rail condition at 65 St.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge

• Emergency construction on I-678 southbound approaching Queens Blvd; NY 25 right lane closed.

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

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 4 – I-278; West B-Q Expwy and START ROUTE Grand Central Pkwy; I-278; Exit – 29th St.

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

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Yankees topped the the Astros, 8-1. They will take on the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium for Game 4 at 5:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-5-0) host the Penguins at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks kick off their regular season at Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

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What’s On TV Tonight

• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Barry takes on a dangerous meta who can control technology and confronts an obstacle in his personal life. Meanwhile, Gypsy prepares for a date with Cisco, but she gets annoyed when his work keeps them apart.

• The Mick (FOX, 9PM) – Mickey and Jimmy throw a Halloween party in their spooky, charred mansion, but things get out of hand.

• NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 9PM) – The NCIS team investigates the copycat murder of an unsolved case from 150 years ago that spawned a legendary New Orleans ghost story.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Patton Oswalt: Annihilation – By turns scathing and candid, Patton Oswalt reflects on the glut of the comic material in the Trump era and the dark days following a personal tragedy.

• Hulu: Elementary Season 3 – Holmes returns to New York with a new apprentice and a renewed interest in working with the NYPD after being fired by London’s MI6.

• Amazon Video: Charlotte’s Web – Wilbur the pig is scared he will end up on the dinner table by the end of the season. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Glendale – Detached one family home features 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, EiK, large private driveway with 2 car garage. Asking
$718,000.  Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Flushing – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, living room, dining room, EiK, hardwood floors, balcony. Asking $1,800. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc.  718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Don Pollo
Located at 41-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Enjoy an order of their whole chicken for $10.

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

Local Events 
• Corona – 6 to 8 p.m. – Congressman Joseph Crowley hosts STEM career fair. New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

• Little Neck – 6:30 p.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina attends District 26’s Community Education Council town hall meeting. MS 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy.

• Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts 8th annual Hispanic Leadership Awards. Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.

• Ridgewood – 7:30 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Council meeting. St. Matthias School, 58-15 Catalpa Ave.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – October Free Movie Night: Halloween II. The Ditty, 35-03 Ditmars Blvd.

• Corona – 8:30 p.m. – Queens Library Gala. Queens Museum, New York City Building.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• iOS Tips: If your Apple device is running iOS 11, click here to check out a list of 28 new hidden features.

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October 17th, 2017 at 4:00 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Zara Luxury Apartments & Homes

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Tuesday, October 17

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 61 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Trump reportedly mocked Vice President Pence for wanting “to hang” gay people.

• During a speech accepting the Liberty Medal, Senator John McCain warned the country against “half-baked, spurious nationalism.”

• Chelsea bomber Ahmad Rahimi was found guilty of all charges by a Manhattan jury.

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Queens News
• Police arrested two suspects for a series of drive-by paintball attacks in Glendale that left a dozen injured.

• A career burglar who was shot in the groin during a Maspeth break-in was slapped with 16 years to life behind bars.

• Mini soccer fields are opening up across the city, including in Astoria, Glen Oaks and Corona.

Politics
• A group of city and state legislators are calling for an investigation into MTA’s wasteful spending.

• Donald Trump falsely claimed Barack Obama and other presidents didn’t callfamilies of fallen soldiers.

Entertainment
• Actor Gerard Butler was hospitalized after being involved in a motorcycle accident.

• Watch the new full-length trailer for Black Panther that Marvel Studios just released.

Buzzing Back

• In 1931 gangster Al Capone goes to prison

• In 1972 rapper Eminem is born in St. Joseph , Missouri

Opinion
• The Daily News says the mass murder in Somalia demands America’s solidarity.

• The Post says the de Blasio administration’s rush to house the homeless is costly and chaotic.

In the Blogs
• Pols want the MTA to restore the Q75 bus connecting Oakland Gardens to Jamaica.

• A shredding truck is coming to take your unwanted documents this weekend at the Boulevard Gardens.

Trending in New York
• John McCain
• #15Oct
• Aaron Judge
• #TuesdayThoughts
• #Selena

Scoreboard
• The Yankees topped the the Astros, 8-1. They will take on the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium for Game 4 at 5:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-5-0) host the Penguins at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks kick off their regular season at Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Little Makers: Frankentoys  Sun Oct 22nd 10:30am-12:30pm  Transform fabrics, old toys and everyday household materials into spook-tacular frankentoys to call your own.  $6 plus admission.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• A South Korean cinema chain is bringing a 4D multiplex to F&T Group’s Tangram development in Flushing.

• For Sale - Kew Gardens – Detached 3 family home on 69×100 s/f lot w/ a 35×1– s/f side lot.  Full basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $1.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Sale – Springfield Gardens – Large, semi detached two family home on dead-end street features 5 BRs, private driveway, huge yard, finished basement.  Asking $718,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• Sold – Glen Oaks – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 896-square-foot house at 251-07 Elkmont Avenue for $560,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Researchers discovered a massive security flaw in the security to protect Wi-Fi networks, putting users at risk.

• Facebook is testing a resume feature to challenge professional social network LinkedIn.

Events
• Queens - Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week.

• Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet to be briefed on New York State family leave, NYC tree risk management. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Queens Village – 11 a.m. – Sergeants Benevolent Association to endorse Nicole Malliotakis. Autun’s, 96-43 Springfield Blvd.

• Corona – 6 to 8 p.m. – Congressman Joseph Crowley hosts STEM career fair. New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

• Little Neck – 6:30 p.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina attends District 26’s Community Education Council town hall meeting. MS 67, 51-60 Marathon Parkway.

• Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts 8th annual Hispanic Leadership Awards. Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.

• Ridgewood – 7:30 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Council meeting. St. Matthias School, 58-15 Catalpa Ave.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – October Free Movie Night: Halloween II. The Ditty, 35-03 Ditmars Blvd.

• Corona – 8:30 p.m. – Queens Library Gala. Queens Museum, New York City Building.

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October 17th, 2017 at 12:41 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Chelsea bomber found guilty, Man gropes woman on busy Astoria street corner

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Monday, October 16

Top Stories 
• An Army sergeant who was a Taliban captive for five years after abandoning his post plead guilty to desertion.

• A jury found Ahmed Rahimi guilty on all charges for the Chelsea bombing last summer.

Queens News
• Police are searching for a man who repeatedly groped a woman on a street corner in Astoria.

• A man who broke into and robbed four churches in Queens was sentenced to up to 4 1/2 years in prison.

• An angry traveler claimed he had a bomb after he was charged a $50 bag fee at LaGuardia Airport.

Subway Status 
• Good Service on all subway lines as of 4:00 p.m.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 lower level eastbound from 48th St; Ramp to Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 5 – 101st Ave.

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

• Emergency construction on Jackie Robinson Pkwy eastbound at Exit 3 – Cypress Hills St; Ramp right lane closed until further notice.

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

• Accident on I-278 westbound approaching Exit 26 – Hamilton Aveleft lane blocked.

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

Sports

• The Yankees are down 0-2 in the ALCS against the Astros. The two teams will play Game 3 tonight at 8:08 p.m.

• The Giants (1-5) have finally won a game this season, beating out the Broncos 23-10 in a stunner.

• The Jets (3-3) fell to the Patriots, 24-17, after a controversial call.

• The Islanders (2-3-1) lost to the LA Kings, 3-2.

• Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL.

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What’s On TV Tonight

• The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – Wolowitz and Sheldon bond over their relationships with their disappointing fathers when they drive to the desert to shoot off a model rocket.

• The Gifted (FOX, 9PM) – In an effort to reunite with one another, Reed cuts a deal with the Sentinel Services and Caitlin and the kids seek help from someone outside the compound.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Neil and the team have to wade through legal waters when a decision about an unborn child is needed.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Person of Interest Season 1 – Ex-CIA agent Reese and enigmatic billionaire Mr. Finch use software that can predict future events to prevent violent crimes before they occur.

• Hulu: Everybody Hates Chris Season 3 – After Chris tests poorly on a standard exam, his teacher, Ms. Morello, refers him to the school’s guidance counselor, Mr. Abbott.

• Amazon Video: 24 Season 2 – After Chris tests poorly on a standard exam, his teacher, Ms. Morello, refers him to the school’s guidance counselor, Mr. Abbott.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Two family home features 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, EiK, private detached garage, and yard. Asking $779,000.  Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc.  718-366-6636

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, open kitchen layout, hardwood flooring. Asking $1,800/month.  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Uncle Jimmy’s Pizzeria
Located at 41-10 49th St.

Enjoy their Grandma pizza made with Mozzarella and Parmesan with marinara sauce and basil on top for $19.50.

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

Local Events 

• Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – The Queens Borough Board meets. Queens Borough Hall, Queens Borough President Conference Room, second floor, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Corona – 6:30 p.m. – Community District Education Council 30 meeting. P.S. 92, 99-01 34th Ave.

• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with State Senator James Sanders, U.S. Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Assembly Member Vivian E. Cook. August Martin High School, 156-10 Baisley Blvd.

To send us a local event for the Newsticker, click here.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Headphones: Check out this list of the best headphones of 2017.

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

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October 17th, 2017 at 12:38 pm

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Morning Buzz: Ulrich calls out Crowley for abuse of power, Trump campaign subpoenaed over sex assault allegations

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Monday, October 16

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 62 degrees.

Top Stories
• A massive bomb attack killed at least 276 people and injured at least 300 in Somalia’s capital.

• The Trump campaign has been subpoenaed over sexual assault allegationsfrom a former contestant on The Apprentice.

• After facing criticism last week, Saturday Night Live finally addressed the Harvey Weinstein sex-abuse allegations and they didn’t hold back.

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G-COP/104-COP Golf Outing  Mon Oct 16th  8am Join us for a day of fun in the sun as we raise much needed funds for our Glendale/104 Civilian Observation Patrol.  $160 for Golf & Luncheon, $60 Luncheon only. Call 917-796-4535 for more info. Forest Park Golf Course
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Queens News
• Councilman Eric Ulrich claimed Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley used her office to close a popular Broad Channel restaurant because her two sons were attacked outside the eatery in 2016.

• The American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk in Flushing Meadows Corona Park raised more than $580,000 on Sunday.

• Two men broke into an 83-year-old woman’s Queens Village home and threatened to shoot her during a robbery.

Politics
• Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for regulations on e-cigarettes as data shows one in five high school students have used them.

• Hillary Clinton believes Trump’s language will set off a “nuclear arms race” over North Korea.

Entertainment
• Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner and DNCE frontman Joe Jonas are engaged after nearly a year of dating.

Weekend Box Office
• Happy Death Day: $26.5 million
• Blade Runner 2049: $15.1 million
• The Foreigner: $12.82 million
• It: $6.05 million
• The Mountain Between Us: $5.65 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1958 Chevrolet introduces the El Camino

• In 1977 rock singer John Mayer is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Opinion
• The Post looks at why Mayor Bill de Blasio’s re-election campaign donations are “drying up.”

• A Times columnist shares advice on how to fight the new Trumpcare.

In the Blogs
• We Heart Astoria has a full lineup of Halloween events happening in the neighborhood.

• Check out the details of Queens Community House’s annual gala in Long Island City next week.

Trending in New York
• #MondayMotivation
• #CODWWII
• #WFD2017
• Harvey Weinstein’s $250,000
• #MeToo

Scoreboard
• The Yankees are down 0-2 in the ALCS against the Astros. The two teams will play Game 3 tonight at 8:08 p.m.

• The Giants (1-5) have finally won a game this season, beating out the Broncos 23-10 in a stunner.

• The Jets (3-3) fell to the Patriots, 24-17, after a controversial call.

• The Islanders (2-3-1) lost to the LA Kings, 3-2.

• Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week  Mon Oct 16th – Thurs Nov 2nd  Dine In Queens means fantastic food at fantastic prices! Enjoy a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $28 and lunch for $14*.  *Some restaurants will offer different deals.
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Real Estate
• Adding to the neighborhood’s development boom, an eight-story residential building is set to rise in Flushing.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Just Listed! 1 BR co-op featuring EIK, LR/DR combo, wood floors, located near all.  Asking $149,900  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Jamaica Hills – Detached 2 family on large 50×100 lot, 3 BRs over 3 BRs, 2 baths in each apt, finished basement w/ bath, 1 car garage.  Asking $950,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,408-square-foot house at 69-21 62nd Rd. for $844,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday night, a man and woman stole a $1,200 bracelet from behind the counter of the Gold Fashion Jewelry store at 21-25 Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway.

Events
• Queens - Various Times & Locations – Dine in Queens: Restaurant Week. 

• Woodhaven – 8 a.m. – G-COP/104-COP Golf Outing.  Forest Park Golf Course

• Flushing – 11 a.m. – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor hosts a Q&A with Queens College students. Queens College’s LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – The Queens Borough Board meets. Queens Borough Hall, Queens Borough President Conference Room, second floor, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Corona – 6:30 p.m. – Community District Education Council 30 meeting. P.S. 92, 99-01 34th Ave.

• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with State Senator James Sanders, U.S. Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Assembly Member Vivian E. Cook. August Martin High School, 156-10 Baisley Boulevard.

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October 16th, 2017 at 8:04 am

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