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Monday, October 7

• Cloudy early with showers in the afternoon. High of 78.

Top Stories
• With Turkey set to invade Syria, the U.S. will remove all of its forces from the immediate area.

• A second whistleblower has come forward with information about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

• The man who bludgeoned four homeless men to death in Chinatown has confessed to the crime.

Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll Sun Oct 13th 2pm Neil Berg shares the often unknown stories from the fifty-year history of the music that change the world forever! $42-$48. St. John’s University Marillac Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy.

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Queens News
• Police are looking for a suspect who stole $27,000 in cash and jewelry from a Hollis Hills home.

• Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven celebrated 190 years in business with a block party.

• It turns out public transit is faster than Uber Copter in a race to JFK Airport.

• Mayor de Blasio’s presidential bid may have hurt his job prospects after he leaves City Hall.

• Democratic Socialists of America in NYC has formally endorsed four candidates to challenge state lawmakers.

• AMC has renewed “The Walking Dead” for an eleventh season.

Weekend Box Office
Joker (2019): $93.5 million
Abominable: $12 million
Downtown Abbey: $8 million
Hustlers: $6.3 million
It: Chapter Two: $5.3 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1971, Michael Jackson’s first solo single was released by Motown Records.

• In 1951, singer John Mellancamp is born in Seymour, IN. He is best known for this #1 hit song.

• The Times says with two years left in his mayoralty, Bill de Blasio still has a lot left to accomplish.

• The Post says the Chinatown homeless murders prove ThriveNYC is a failure.

In the Blogs
• A mobile market is providing free produce at Queensbridge Houses.

• A new French restaurant is opening on 71st Road in Forest Hills.

Trending in New York

• The Giants (2-3) fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 28-10.

• The Jets (0-4) were crushed by the Philadelphia Eagles, 31-6.

• The Islanders (1-1-0) topped the Winnipeg Jets, 4-1.

• The Yankees head to Minnesota to face the Twins for Game 3 of the ALDS at 8:40 p.m. Luis Severino will start.

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Community Board 5 Public Hearing Mon Oct 7th 7:30pm Meeting to discuss the homeless shelter at 78-16 Cooper Avenue. For more information, click here. Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village.

Real Estate
• These are eight notable projects designed by Latino architects.

• For Sale – 30 Juniper Avenue, Ronkonkoma – Colonial home on 50×212 lot offers 6 BRs, 3bath, 2 kitchens, Anderson windows, hardwood floors, new furnace, dishwasher.  Huge two level deck w/park like grounds. MLS #3161306   $519,000. Call  David Saracino  Coldwell Banker. 631-338-3345

• For Sale – 77-28 79th Place, Glendale – Single family fun detached home offers 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, hardwood floors throughout, EIK, yard accessible from kitchen, one car garage.  $658,000 The Pastorini Team 718-757-5881

• Sold – Rochdale – A six-bedroom, five-bathroom, 2,200-square-foot house at 132-14 155th Street for $969,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday night, at 50th Avenue and 175th Place in Fresh Meadows, four people attempted to break into a home but fled in a minivan that they abandoned in front of 108-25 52nd Avenue. Two of the suspects were seen disposing of guns in front of 51-23 108th Street. There were no reported injuries.

Astoria – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21st St. & Hoyt Ave.

Corona – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Tennis Courts, Meridian Rd., Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Woodside – 10 a.m. – Councilman Costa Constantinides, Assemblyman Brian Barnwell announce new traffic light. Hobart St. and 30th Ave.

Bayside – 10 a.m. – Councilman Paul Vallone announces restart of free senior transportation program. Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave.

Corona – 10 a.m. – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz educate businesses without issuing violations. 103rd St. and 39th Ave.

Richmond Hill – 11:30 a.m. – Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul tours Alphapointe for Disability Awareness Month event. 87-46 123rd St.

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

Middle Village – 7:30 p.m.- Community Board 5 Public Hearing to discuss homeless shelter at 78-16 Cooper Avenue. Christ the King High School, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

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October 7th, 2019 at 9:08 am

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