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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.

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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.

Written by QTadmin

October 18th, 2017 at 8:19 am

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