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Friday, November 15

Weather
• Mostly sunny, with a high of 54 degrees.
• Saturday: Partly cloudy, with a high of 41 degrees.
• Sunday: Cloudy, with a high of 44 degrees.

Top Stories
• A shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, killing two and wounding three others

• Belgium’s nine-year-old prodigy is set to earn a bachelor’s degree in December.

• A NASA study indicates astronauts can suffer from reversed blood flow in their upper bodies during spaceflight.

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The Lion King Jr.  Fri Nov 15th, Sat Nov 16th @ 7pm – Sun Nov 17th 2pm  The St. Stan’s Players Proudly Present: The Lion King Jr.  For advanced tickets call 718-326-1585 or email [email protected]org.  Tkts also available at door.  St. Stanislaus Kostka CAQN, 61-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
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Queens News
• A community center at a housing complex in Jamaica will reopen and be named after shooting victim Aamir Griffin, who was killed by a stray bulletplaying basketball there.

• A woman in Rosedale was sentenced to a year in jail for performing fatal silicone butt injection, after spending four years in London on the run from police.

• Spectrum organized a Take a Veteran to School Day outreach initiative for fourth graders at a school in Middle Village.

Politics
• The House Impeachment Committee will hold a second public hearing today. Catch up on what’s been going on since the first hearing on Wednesday.

• U.S. intelligence agencies have affirmed they stopped collecting out cell-phone location data without probable cause, but the provision that prevents them from doing so will expire next month unless Congress reauthorizes it.

Entertainment
• Disney+ left the ‘Simpsons’ episode featuring a Michael Jackson cameo off of its catalog.

• Comedian Kevin Hart opens up about his recovery process after a car crash that left him hospitalized in September.

Buzzing Back

• In 1965 The Rolling Stones make their US TV debut on Hullabaloo, performing this song.

• In 1977 TV actor Sean Murray is born in Bethesda, MA.  He began his career in this 1993 film.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate discusses what is missing from the new ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movie.

• A columnist for The New Yorker says the U.S. and Turkey are allies “in name only.”

In the Blogs
• An ancient Irish sport is coming to Queens this weekend for the first ever New York Hurling Classic, taking place at Citi Field.

• The next reconstruction project to hit Astoria Park will be an updated Charybdis Park.

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Scoreboard
• The Nets (4-7) were defeated by the Denver Nuggets 93 to 101.

• The Knicks (3-9) just beat out the Dallas Mavericks 106 to 103.

• The Rangers (8-7-2) fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3 to 9.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Saturday
• The Nets face the Bulls in Chicago at 6 p.m.
• The Knicks host the Charlotte Hornets at 7:30 p.m.
• The Rangers take on the Florida Panthers at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (13-3-1) head to Philly to play the Flyers at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Jets (2-7) head to Washington to take on the Redskins at 1 p.m.

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Native American Hip Hop Jazz Fusion  Sat Nov 16th  2:15pm  Combining hip hop, jazz, funk and soul with an original southwestern feel.  Tickets  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Real Estate
• A developer recently secured a $46 million loan for construction on a new hotel in LIC.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 17th 3-5pm. 957 Seneca Avenue, Ridgewood – Extra large 6 family home w/ backyard & full basement.  Each apt is a 3 BR/1 bath unit. All apts are in good condition. Near all transportation and shops.  $1.549M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Nov 16th 1-3pm. 59-62 69th Place, Maspeth – One family semi attached brick ranch offers 2 BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage, front & back porches, close to all.  $695,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Astoria – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 796-square-foot apartment at 1919 24th Ave. for $525,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Rockaway Residents open a new cafe called Thank You. Here’s a peek inside the establishment on Beach 116th Street.

• Eater NY’s picks for the hottest restaurants in Queen right now.

Restaurant ABC’s – Glendale
Grade A – La Rubia Restaurant, 861 Wyckoff Ave., Food not protected from potential source of contamination, Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade B – Serbian Association, 7254 65th Pl., Personal cleanliness inadequate, Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade C – Jorge’s, 689 Seneca Ave., Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, Live roaches present, Facility not vermin proof, Pesticide use not in accordance with label, Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.

Events
Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m.- Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark – Watercolor Painting Workshop. Al Oerter Rec Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue

Maspeth – 6:30 p.m. – Designer Handbag Bingo.  Martin Luther School, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue

Maspeth – 7 p.m.- The Lion King Jr.  St. Stan’s, 61-17 Grand Avenue

Forest Hills – 7p.m. – American Legion Post 1424 Monthly Meeting.  107-15 Metropolitan Avenue

Rego Park - 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Paint & Sip: Starry Night.  La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

Elmhurst – 7 p.m. – 5th Annual Bangladeshi American Police Association Awards Dinner. Da Mikele Illagio, 79-17 Albion Ave.

Glendale – 9 p.m. – Petty 5 performs.  Yerman”s Irish Pub, 70-26 88th Street

Saturday
Laurelton – 9 a.m. – Veterans Appreciation Breakfast.  Queens Church of the Firstborn, 22601 Merrick Blvd.
Howard Beach – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Free Prostate Cancer Screening.  Appt Necessary – 718-738-1111.  State Senator Joe Addabbo’s Office, 159-53 102nd Street
Middle Village – 10 a.m. to Noon – It’s My Park: Juniper Valley Park cleanup.  Juniper Blvd North & 81st Street
Flushing – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Queens Park of the Month: Kissena Corridor Park.  56th Road and 146th Street
Astoria – Noon – The Big Bad Fox and other Tales.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
Corona - 12:30 p.m. – The New York Hurling Classic.  Citi Field, 41 Seaver Way
Forest Hills – 2 p.m. – Baroque & Beyond: Songs of Love & Loss.  Musica Reginea, 50 Ascan Avenue
Flushing – 2:15 p.m. – Native American Hip Hop Jazz Fusion.  FlushingTown Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Rego Park – 6:30 p.m. – Designer Handbag Bingo.  Resurrection Ascension Catholic Academy, 85-25 61st Road
Glendale – 7 p.m. – Karaoke Night.  The Avenue Restaurant, 71-22 Myrtle Avenue
• Maspeth - 7 p.m.- The Lion King Jr.  St. Stan’s, 61-17 Grand Avenue
Bayside - 8 p.m. – A performance of “Gypsy”.  Theatre by the Bay, 1300 209th Street

Sunday
Sunnyside – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Sunnyside Artists: The Craft Show.  Queen of Angels Parish, Skillman Avenue and 41st Street
Whitestone – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Le Havre Art League’s Annual Art Show.  LaHavre Clubhouse, 168-68 9th Avenue
Astoria - Noon to 5 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade: Holiday Prelude.  Rocco Moretto Post 2348, 31-35 41st Street
Forest Hills – 2 p.m. – The Music of Weber, Beethoven, Borodin & Strauss.  Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.
Maspeth – 2 p.m. – The Lion King Jr.  St. Stan’s, 61-17 Grand Avenue
Bayside - 3 p.m. – A performance of “Gypsy”.  Theatre by the Bay, 1300 209th Street
Astoria – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – The Big Disney Quiz.  Q.E.D., 2-16 23rd Avenue

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November 15th, 2019 at 10:19 am

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