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Morning Buzz: Funeral today for slain teen, South Jamaica church reeling after Halloween storm

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Monday, November 4

• Mostly sunny with a high of 55 degrees.

Top Stories
• The whistleblower who sparked the impeachment inquiry is willing to answerwritten questions from House Republicans.

• McDonald’s CEO was pushed out of the company after engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee.

Two Kenyan runners won the NYC Marathon, which had more than 52,000 participants.

“It’s Socktober” Please help Girl Scout Troops 143 and 813 by donating new MEN’S socks to support the Borden Ave Veteran’s Shelter. Socks will be collected until November 7th, so they can be delivered by Veteran’s Day. Drop-off at Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, 56-18 69th St., Maspeth.

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Queens News
• A funeral will be held today for the teen who was killed by a stray bullet near the Baisley Park Houses.

• A church in South Jamaica was left reeling after a Halloween storm devastated the building.

• The city is still paying a “rubber room” teacher $1.7 million over 20 years after sex abuse claims.

• Politico takes a deep dive into the collapse of Beto O’Rourke, who dropped out of the 2020 race over the weekend.

• Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is actively campaigning to be the next chair of the House Oversight Committee.

• A sequel to “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is set to be released for spring 2022.

Weekend Box Office
Terminator: Dark Fate: $29 million
Joker: $13.9 million
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: $12.1 million
Harriet: $12 million
The Addams Family: $8.4 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2008, Barack Obama is elected as America’s first black president.

• In 1961, actor Ralph Macchio is born in Long Island. He became best known for his role as Johnny in this movie and Daniel in this movie.

• The Post says Obama’s latest warnings about “woke” culture applies all across the political spectrum.

• Constance Malcolm and Gwen Carr, mothers of two people killed by police, write in the Daily News that voters should pass Question 2 on the ballot.

In the Blogs
• A new website lets viewers know the secret histories of Astoria.

• A new pastor has been installed at Holy Family Catholic Church in Fresh Meadows.

Trending in New York

• The Jets (1-7) lost to the Miami Dolphins, 26-18.

• The Giants (2-6) host the Dallas Cowboys for Monday Night Football at 8:15 p.m.

• The Knicks (1-6) fell to the Sacramento Kings, 113-92.

• The Nets (2-4) host the New Orleans Pelicans at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (5-5-1) welcome the Ottawa Senators to MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Auditions for “The Envelope Please” Sun Nov 10th 3-7pm Click here for a list of what you need to know to audition for the play. Maggie’s Little Theater @ St. Margaret’s Parish, 66-05 79th Pl., Middle Village.

Real Estate
• Check out the view from Skyline Tower, the tallest skyscraper coming to Queens.

For Sale – 15 St. Johns Road, Ridgewood - Renovated two family home – 1st flr owner’s duplex features 2 BRs, 1 bath, EIK w/SS appliances, exposed brick, HVAC in each room.  2nd floor rental has 2 BRs, office space, EIK w/ SS appliances, full bath.  Fenced backyard, laundry room.  $1.2M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• For Rent – Woodhaven – Renovated 2 BR apt features LR, EIK w/ SS appliances, 1full bath, hardwood flooring.  Hat & hot water included. Ample street parking.  $1,990/month. ID # 1360978. Carollo Rentals  917-780-6142

• Sold – South Ozone Park – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 900-square-foot house at 130-37 146th Street for $507,500. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Sunday morning, off-duty firefighter Latchman Teelah, 25, was arrested within the confines of the 103rd Precinct. He was charged with a DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and refusing to take a breathalyzer test.

Maspeth – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Friends of the Maspeth Library Group Meeting. 69-70 Grand Ave.

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November 4th, 2019 at 10:29 am

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