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Morning Buzz: Airport workers stage die-in protest at JFK, Dog sitter caught stealing on camera

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Wednesday, November 27

Weather
• Cloudy in the morning and showers in the afternoon. High of 56 degrees.

Top Stories
• The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled its first impeachment hearing, and invited Trump to attend in person.

• A winter storm cutting across the country is causing travel delays and headaches ahead of Thanksgiving.

• The New York City Council voted to ban flavored e-cigarettes and approved new regulations on parking placards.

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Queens News
• Airport caterers staged a die-in and protest at JFK Airport over airline wagesand benefits.

• A dog sitter was caught on camera stealing from her client’s home in Long Island City.

• Some Long Island City residents are urging Governor Cuomo to support a challenger to Senator Mike Gianaris.

Politics
• Mayor Pete Buttigieg has leapfrogged Senator Elizabeth Warren in the latestDemocratic primary poll.

• City Council Speaker Corey Johnson scolded Mayor de Blasio for his commentson Mike Bloomberg.

Entertainment
• A revival of “The Proud Family” is reportedly coming to Disney+ in 2020.

• Elizabeth Banks will direct and star in the Universal horror movie “Invisible Woman.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1989, Stevie Wonder joins Paul McCartney on stage in Los Angeles to debut their 1982 duet.

• In 1942, Jimi Hendrix is born in Seattle. He joined the Army in 1959, but was honorably discharged in 1961 after an injury exempted him from duty.

Opinion
• The Wall Street Journal says if Bloomberg LP can’t cover both parties equally, they shouldn’t cover the election at all.

• The Post says cynical insiders exploited the state’s campaign reformcommission.

In the Blogs
Frank M. Charles Memorial Park in Howard Beach recently completed a much-needed renovation.

• The Queens Botanical Garden has a new board member from Con Edison.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (4-13) head to Toronto to face the Raptors at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (9-8) visit the Boston Celtics for a 7 p.m. matchup.

• The Rangers (11-9-2) host the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (16-4-2) travel to Los Angeles to play the Kings. Puck drops at 10 p.m.

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Annual Tree Lighting Celebration Sat Nov 30th 6-8pm Experience the magic of the season and join us for our tree lighting celebration. Holiday music, face painters, strolling entertainment and lot of fun! A special visit from Santa for the kids. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale.
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Real Estate
• New York City has seen a decline in eviction proceedings since the passage of New York’s rent laws.

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• For Rent – Glendale – Beautiful 2 BR apt features open concept w/ large LR, EIK w/dishwasher, dining area, full bath, den/family room. Apt includes washer/dryer, yard access and 1 garage pkg space. Water is included.  $3,000/month. Carollo Rentals 71-366-6636  ID # 136267

• Sold – Auburndale – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, single-family house at 46-522 Utopia Parkway for $940,000. Zillow.

Business News
SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan has resigned, marking the end of a tumultuous year.

• AC Moore is going out of business and will close 145 of its arts-and-crafts stores.

Events
Middle Village – 9 a.m. – Middle Village Thanksgiving Day Parade. PS/IS 87, 67-54 80th St.

Astoria – 5:30 p.m. – Thanksgiving Dinner. Church of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent St.

Glendale – 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. – Pre-Thanksgiving Party. Yerman’s Irish Pub, 70-26 88th St.

Rego Park – 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. – Thanksgiving Eve Party. Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.

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November 27th, 2019 at 9:19 am

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