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Tuesday, Oct 8

Weather
• Scattered showers with a high of 67.

Top Stories
• Governor Cuomo says that there will be a greater police presence around synagogues during Yom Kippur starting tonight.

• A federal judge has ruled that President Trump must turn over his tax returns.

• A New York man has been awarded the Nobel Prize for research on how cells harvest oxygen.

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Harvest Festival  Sun Oct 13th 12-6pm  Music, colonial and harvest crafts, free pumpkins for the first 500 children and more! $5.00 Donation  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue, Ridgewood
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Queens News
• If this Queens woman stays off her phone for an entire year, she’ll win $100,000.

• A College Point store offers valuable job training and skills to individuals with autism.

• A public hearing last night on a proposed homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue in Glendale turned into a shouting match.

Politics
• Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy if it takes ‘off-limits’ actions.

• The Supreme Court session begins without an ill Clarence Thomas.

Entertainment
• Squad representative Ilhan Omar files for divorce from her husband after years of speculations.

• The trailer for the anticipated fourth season of Rick and Morty dropped, with an official release date.

Buzzing Back

• In 1974 After a long dry spell, Dionne Warwicke returned to the US top ten with this song.

• In 1970 movie actor Matt Damon is born in Cambridge, MA.  In 1997, he starred in this movie with the late Robin Williams.

Opinion
From the left, The New York Times – Don’t be fooled. Chief Justice John Roberts is as partisan as they come.

From the right, National Review – The flagrant distortions and subtle lies of the ‘1619 Project.’

In the Blogs
• An annual gala supports the largest park in Queens.

• A mobile market will provide free produce in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• #HIAC
• Jets
• Cowboys
• Gase
• Mahomes

Scoreboard
• The Yankees beat the Twins in Minnesota for Game 3 of the ALDS. Final score 5-1. Game 4 against the Twins will begin tonight at 8 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Maze by Moonlight  Sat Oct 12th  4:30-9pm   Navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night! Bring your flashlight and enjoy the fun. Don’t miss this exclusive event.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Glen Oaks
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a three-story commercial and manufacturing building at 43-34 37th Street in Sunnyside, Queens.

• For Sale – 99-22 215th Street, Queens Village – Single family detached home offers 5 BRs, 2 full bath, 2 car garage, huge backyard.  Home sits on two adjacent  25 x 150 lots being sold as one. $699,000.  CB Kueber  718-628-0100 

• For Rent – Astoria – Duplex apt for rent has 3 BRs, 2 bath, LR, DR, kitchen.  Heat/hot water included.  Close to all. $3,000/mo. Carollo Rentals 718-747-7747 

• Sold – Glendale – Spacious 20 foot wide, one family house on a tree lined street featuring three bedrooms, a large living room and spacious formal dining room for entertaining. Crifasi Realty 718-894-8700

Technology
• Parents have sued Epic games, saying that ‘Fortnite’ is as addictive as cocaine.

• Intel adds Xeon W-2200 series to its 2019 HEDT lineup.

Events
Fresh Meadows - 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga.  Cunningham Park Tennis Courts, Union Tpk & 193rd St.

Jamaica - 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga.  Roy Wilkins Park, Baisley Blvd & 177th St.
Jamaica - 11 a.m. – City and state representatives open refurbished Baisley Pond Park, 150th St. and 133rd Ave.
Jamaica – 11:30 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis.  Roy Wilkins Park, Baisley Blvd & 177th St.

Corona – 7:30 p.m.- Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th St

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October 8th, 2019 at 9:19 am

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