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Tuesday, November 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Election Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Rain possible throughout the day with a high of 67 degrees

Top Stories
• Prior to Election Day, Democrats held a small lead in congressional races. Here’s a guide to voting today.

• An uninhabited island off the northern coast of Japan has completely disappeared.

• Accused mail bomber Cesar Sayoc will appear at a court hearing in Manhattan today.

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Queens News
• A 47-year-old woman and her 8-year-old dog perished in a house fire in Rockaway Beach.

• Three school bus accidents left five people hurt in Queens on Monday.

• Karina Vetrano’s mother broke down in tears as she heard details of how her daughter was murdered during the opening arguments for Chanel Lewis’ trial.

Politics
• City Council members gathered in front of the African Burial Ground Monument to decry racist graffiti found there last week.

• Trump sought out a controversial ad on immigration rather than his campaign’s idea to air an ad focusing on the strength of the economy.

Entertainment
• The Spice Girls, minus Posh, are heading on a stadium tour.

• Idris Elba has been named the Sexiest Man Alive.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 Cher scored her first solo US number one hit with this song.

• In 1948 rock singer Glenn Frey is born in Detroit, MI.  He was the singer/songwriter for this band, which was formed in 1971.

Opinion
• The Daily News said Democrats should vote simply because Republicans don’t want them to.

• How should you vote on the NYC Ballot Proposals? The Queens Ledger has some suggestions.

In the Blogs
• Joseph Crowley vowed not to campaign after his primary defeat, but he remains on the ballot. There are still many reasons why he deserves a vote.

• A vintage trolley and holiday market is coming to Sunnyside this month.

Trending in New York
• #ElectionDay2018
• #IVoted
• #BeAVoter
• Idris Elba
• Charlie Puth

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (3-8) fell to the Chicago Bulls, 116-115, in overtime.

• The Islanders (8-4-2) lost to the Montreal Canadiens, 4-3.

• The Rangers (6-7-1) face the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (4-6) face the Phoenix Suns tonight at 9 p.m.

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New Book Release: How to Be Alone by Lane Moore  Tues Nov 6th 7pm The celebration will include a live reading from the book, stand up comedy, complimentary beer (while supplies last) and a book signing. Pre-order your copy – $16 Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 36-11 31st Streetin Astoria.

• For Sale – Woodhaven – One family home w/ 4 BRs, private yard, new windows – movie in condition!  Close to transportation.  Asking $588,000.  Lou Pastorini 917-797-7567

• For Sale – Maspeth – Semi detached 1 family home on corner property.  3 BRs, full finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $819,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• Sold – Jackson Heights – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 925-square-foot co-op at 3516 82nd Street for $430,000. Zillow

Technology
• Amazon has decided to open two headquarters in two different cities and one of the new locations might be Long Island City.

• Twitter deleted more than 10,000 accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting on Election Day.

Events
• Queens - Various times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.

•  Flushing – 9 a.m. – Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will attend an implicit bias awareness training and participate in a discussion with Queens Library President & CEO Dennis Walcott. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Whitestone – 11 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella casts his vote. P.S. 184 Flushing Manor, 163-15 21st Rd.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Council Member Peter Koo votes at Bland Houses Community Center, 133-36 Roosevelt Ave.

• Flushing – 2 p.m. – State Senate candidate John Liu casts his vote. Edward Bleeker JHS 185, 147-26 25th Dr.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – New Book Release: How to Be Alone by Lane Moore.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue

• Flushing – 9 p.m. – State Senate candidate John Liu hosts post-election party. Monahan & Fitzgerald, 214-17 41st Ave.• Bayside – 9 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella and supporters gather for election results. Tony Avella Campaign Office, 212-45 26th Ave, Suite 8A

Written by QTadmin

November 6th, 2018 at 3:12 pm

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