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Morning Buzz: Free bus service to LaGuardia Airport for Thanksgiving, Charles Manson dead at 83

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Monday, November 20

Weather
• Snow showers this morning with peeks of sunshine later. High of 49 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Trump hasn’t campaigned for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore because of “discomfort” over sexual assault claims.

• A Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning from injuries suffered while on patrol in southwest Texas.

• Murderous cult leader Charles Manson has died at the age of 83.

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2017 Evening of Jazz & Cocktails  Thurs Nov 30th 6-9pm  Presented by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.  To benefit Children & Families in need during the Holiday Season. RSVP by 11/22. For more information, contact Lucy Garrido-Mota @ 718-722-6211 or Lucy.GMota@CCBQ.org   Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach
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Queens News
• The Port Authority and MTA will offer free bus service to LaGuardia Airport for Thanksgiving to ease holiday roadway congestion.

• A Broad Channel deli owner pleaded guilty in a mob loansharking case that raked in over $26 million over the course of a few decades.

• An 18-year-old driver was killed after being trapped in a T-bone wreck in Richmond Hill on Saturday night.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio may be looking to replace Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters after he revealed some serious blunders made by his administration.

• See how New York City’s starved subway system is down to bad decisions and politics.

Entertainment
• Jeffrey Tambor says he’s leaving the award-winning show “Transparent” following allegations of sexual harassment.

• See what the stars wore to the American Music Awards.

Weekend Box Office
• Justice League: $96 million
• Wonder: $27.05 million
• Thor: Ragnarok: $21.79 million
• Daddy’s Home 2: $14.8 million
• Murder on the Orient Express: $13.8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1947  Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) marries Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in Westminster Abbey.  View photos from their wedding here.

• In 1947 guitarist, singer and songwriter Joe Walsh is born in Witchita, Kansas.  In 1977, The Eagles won a Grammy Award for this song.

Opinion
• The Times’ editorial board looks at why New York is full of empty stores.

• A Post columnist explores the biggest myths of the Russian-collusion.

In the Blogs
• We Heart Astoria has you covered with a roundup of holiday markets in Astoria and Long Island City.

• A 76-year-old man died in a traffic accident at the intersection of Queens Blvd. and 71st Avenue on Saturday.

Trending in New York
• Charles Manson
• Marshawn Lynch
• Atlantic Avenue
• Jana Novotna
• 30 minutes

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (8-7) host the Los Angeles Clippers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (6-10) lost to the Golden State Warriors, 118-111.

• The Rangers (10-9-2) lost 3-0 to the Ottawa Senators.

• The Giants (2-8) beat the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime, 12-9.

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Sri Chinmoy Thanksgiving Day 5K and 10K  Thurs Nov 23rd 10:30am  The Sri Chinmoy Thanksgiving Day 5K & 10K races feature a scenic, flat and fast loop around Flushing Meadows Park! All proceeds go to Flushing Meadows Park!  Register here.  111th Street & College Point Blvd, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Gotham Organization is teaming up with a local nonprofit to bring more than 1,000 new affordable housing units to the Queens waterfront.

• For Sale – Astoria – Semi detached 4 family brick, well maintained with renovated common area.  Two 2 BR apts and two 1 BR apts, large finished basement, 2 car garage.  Close to transportation.  Asking $2,200,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale – Forest Hills – One family brick in wonderful location features 3 stores w/ 4 BRs, 2 full bath, full finished attic and basement, hardwood floors & Florida room.  Oversized detached garage.  Close to all.  Asking $1,099,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,831-square-foot one family home at 143-23 21st Road for $805,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday, November 18, a 22-year-old man was shot in the torso near Elmhurst Avenue and Elbertson Street in Elmhurst. He was transferred to Elmhurst General Hospital where he succumbed to his injury. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Events
• College Point – 11 a.m. – Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Mayor Bill de Blasio will preside over the Benjamin Ward Library Dedication Ceremony. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

• College Point – 12:30 p.m. – De Blasio and O’Neill discuss security for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

• Bayside – 1 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella joins Bayside homeowners to ask the Parks Department to Reevaluate Homeowner’s Broken Sidewalk. 209-19 53rd Ave.

• Jackson Heights - 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. – Brooklyn Nets Give Back. Food Shopping Spree with Jarrett Allen. Food Universe Marketplace, 75-55 31st Ave.

Written by QTadmin

November 20th, 2017 at 8:00 am

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