Queens Daily News Ticker

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Morning Buzz: Fourth-grader grills mayor at Queens town hall, Beltran implicated in report on Astros sign-stealing scandal

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Thursday, November 14

Weather
• Cloudy, but a little bit warmer with a high of 46.

Top Stories
• Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of the Diocese of Brooklyn is now being accused of sexually abusing a boy in New Jersey in the 70s

• The MTA will be expanding it’s new tap-and-go fare payment system to all the boroughs by the end of 2020.

• Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate are looking for a confidential way to dole out his fortune to his victims of his abuse.

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A Chinese Lady  Thurs Nov 14th  7pm  Inspired by traditional Chinese ink painting and ceramic art, this work-in-progress dance duo return to the poetry of body movement. Free! Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• A fourth-grader grilled Mayor Bill de Blasio on the subways, NYPD and homelessness at a town hall in Jamaica last night.

• The NYPD is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest in connection with a shooting on a Queens basketball court that killed a teen boy.

• A project to restore the towers at NYS Pavilion and add lighting to the 1964 World’s Fair relic is now underway.

Politics
• She’s looking to start a fire in the GOP! Billy Joel’s ex-girlfriend plans to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Representative Pete King.

• Now that Melinda Katz is officially the new district attorney, here’s a look at the candidates looking to replace her as Queens borough president.

Entertainment
• While there is questionable content from Disney’s past on its new streaming service, you can’t watch the Michael Jackson episode of The Simpsons.

• A new kosher restaurant in Queens has a little something for everyone.

Buzzing Back

• In 1987, Sonny and Cher appear together on The Late Show. They were coaxed by David Letterman into singing this song.

• In 1972, actor Josh Duhamel is born in Minot, North Dakota. In 2003, he won a Daytime Emmy for his role in this soap opera.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate argues the GOP’s attempt to take down two longtime foreign service professionals shows the dwindling influence of real expertise.

• A columnist for the Greenpoint Star writes that the new emphasis on policing the subways is just meant to distract from the real problems with mass transit.

In the Blogs
• Chancellor Richard Carranza will hold a town hall meeting next month in Maspeth following allegations of grade-fixing at a local high school.

• Congresswoman Grace Meng is collecting holiday cards that she will distribute to local veterans.

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Scoreboard
• The Islanders (13-3-1) edged the Maple Leafs, 5-4.

• The Knicks (2-9) host Kristaps Porzingis and the Dallas Mavericks. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (4-6) are in Denver for a 10:30 p.m. contest with the Nuggets.

• The Rangers (8-6-2) head to Tampa for a meeting with the Lightning. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• Pittsburgh (5-4) takes on Cleveland (3-6) on Thursday Night Football. Kick-off is at 8:20 p.m. The Browns are 2.5-point favorites.

• Jacob deGrom wins second straight Cy Young award. New Mets manager Carlos Beltran implicated in Astros sign-stealing controversy.

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The Music of Weber, Beethoven, Borodin and Strauss  Sun Nov 17th 2pmPerformed by the Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra. Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills
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Real Estate
• Looking to move from renting to buying? A local realtor breaks down how to determine how much you can afford.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Nov 16th 12:30-2pm. 15 St. Johns Road, Ridgewood – Renovated 2 family brick  has 4 BRs, 3 bath total. 1st floor owner’s duplex, 2nd flr has EIK, office space. $1.2M. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 17th 1-3pm. 53-80 64th Street, Maspeth – One family brick features FDR, 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, full finished basement, 1 car attached garage.  $750,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold – Three-bedroom, three-bath, 1,800-sauare-foot single-family home at 144-13 70th Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills for $860,000.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s a rundown of some of the hot jewelry trends to rock this fall.

• The organizers of the 2020 Met Gala are asking celebrities to dress up as the concept of “time.”

Events
Flushing – 7 p.m. – A Chinese Lady. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

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

• Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP General Membership Meeting. St. Pancras School, Pfeiffer  Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

Jamaica - 8 p.m. – Thursday Night Jazz Series. Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave.

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November 14th, 2019 at 9:07 am

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