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Morning Buzz: Holiday market comes to the Queens Museum, Corona mother recounts terror of the attempted abduction of her child

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Tuesday, November 26

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 58 degrees.

Top Stories
• Governor Cuomo and National Grid announced an agreement that will restore gas service to customers.

• The correction officers accused of slacking off the night Jeffrey Epstein died will face a two week trial starting in April.

• Workers at Amazon’s Staten Island packing facility held a rally over high injury rates on the job.

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Thanksgiving Dinner  Wed Nov 27th 5:30pm  Come & join the Redeemer Family!  Everyone is welcome.  Church of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent Street, Astoria
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Queens News
• A Queens mother came face-to-face with a stranger who tried to abduct her baby from her hands in Corona.

• An elementary school in Alley Pond will get a 440-seat expansion for the 2022-2023 school year.

• The Queens Night Market will host its winter holiday market at the Queens Museum.

Politics
• The Supreme Court rejected Adnan Syed’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the podcast “Serial.’

• The impeachment inquiry report will be sent to the judiciary committee for review in early December- and other updates.

Entertainment
• For its 20th anniversary, Zappos is offering an exclusive collection of holiday sweater-themed UGGs.

• Fox Sports already sold out of available commercial time for the upcoming Super Bowl LIV.

Buzzing Back

• In 1941 FDR establishes modern Thanksgiving holiday.

• In 1975 music producer DJ Khaled is born in New Orleans, LA.  In 2012, he received a Grammy nomination for this song.

Opinion
• Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday coming up this week, the Times discusses all things ‘emotional eating.’

• The Daily News published an editorial on NY’s Public Campaign Finance Commission.

In the Blogs
• A woman won $3,000 by finishing 10 burgers in 10 minutes at an Astoria restaurant.

• Residents met to discuss and give their input on how the LIC waterfront should be developed.

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Scoreboard
• The Rangers (11-9-2) beat the Minnesota Wild, 3-2.

• The Islanders (16-4-2) were blown away by the Anaheim Ducks, 3-0.

• The Nets (9-8) just beat out the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-106.

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Queens Craft Brigade x Fifth Hammer Brewing  Sun Dec 1st 12-7pm  A day of independent shopping at an independent brewery!  Featuring vendors exclusively from Queens plus a rotating lineup of local food vendors.  Dog and family friendly!   Fifth Hammer Brewing Company, 10-28 46th Ave, LIC
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Real Estate
• Rents in NYC rose at the fastest pace in four years, but in Queens, home price growth continues to slow.

• For Sale – 68-03 Garfield Avenue, Woodside – Corner brick two family home features 4 BRS, 2 bath, hardwood floors, parking for up to 3 vehicles on large 27×100 lot.  $1.1M. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Whitestone – 1 BR, 1 bath apt for rent in pvt home features LR, DR, EIK.  Convenient location, near shopping & transit. $1,950/month. ML #1362774.Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Elmhurst – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,200 square-foot multi-family home at 24-23 78th St. for $800,000. Zillow.

Technology
• World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee released a bill of rights and obligations to be followed on the internet.

• Uber was denied license renewal in London once again due to safety risks posed to passengers.

Events
LIC – 10 a.m. – Hunger Free America releases annual survey on demand at soup kitchens. Hour Children Food Pantry, 36-49 11th Street

• Jamaica – 10 a.m – Transitional Services New York breaks ground on new facility. 161-01 89th Ave.

• Jamaica – 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. – JFKIAT donates 100 turkeys. Bethany Baptist Church, 157-11 111th Ave.

• Holliswood - 11 a.m. – State Senator John Liu tours school campus. Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva High School for girls, 86-86 Palo Alto St.

• Whitestone – 12:30 p.m. – Liu presents certificates to seniors at Thanksgiving luncheon. Clearview Assistance Program, 163-59 17th Ave.

• Flushing – 12:45 p.m. – Ron Kim’s 2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Jamaica – 3 p.m. – Sutphin BID annual Thanksgiving outreach. Grace Church Soup Kitchen, 155-24 90th Ave.

JFK – 3:30 p.m. – Airline Food Workers Thanksgiving Rally for Healthcare. American Airlines Terminal 8, 1 Central Terminal Area.

• Flushing – 7 p.m – Liu attends tree-lighting ceremony. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Sunnyside - 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Sunnyside Shines BID Annual Holiday Lighting. Greenpoint Ave & 44th St.

• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Liu speaks at community council meeting. 107th Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd.

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November 26th, 2019 at 9:12 am

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