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Morning Buzz: Hugo’s Taekwondo teacher arrested for raping student, Fox News poll shows most voters want Trump removed

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Thursday, Oct 10

Weather
• Windy with a chance of showers developing in the afternoon. High of just 60.

Top Stories
• A new poll by Fox News shows that a majority of voters not only want President Donald Trump impeached, but removed from office.

• The gunman in the German synagogue shooting live-streamed the murders on Twitch.

• Brooke Nevils called Matt Lauer’s response to her allegation of rape a “case study in victim shaming.”

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Ales and Rails Thurs Oct 10th 6pm  Join the friends of The QNS and discover the benefits of NYC’s most crucial transit opportunity – The QNS!  Finback Brewery, 78-01 77th Avenue, Glendale
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Queens News
• An instructor at Hugo’s Taekwondo on Skillman Avenue in Woodside was arrested and charged with raping a 12-year-old student.

• A Queens teenager was shot to death and then his body was dumped at a Glen Oaks intersection.

• A Queens man is facing murder charges after he fatally stabbed a man at a baby’s christening party in Corona.

Politics
• A Queens lawmaker accused the head of First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC of dodging questions about the killing of four homeless men.

• There’s not shortage of challengers – on both sides of the aisle – already lining up to unseat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year.

Entertainment
• The second iteration of Eeeeeatscon, a food-and-drink festival hosted by The Infatuation, returned to Forest Hills Stadium.

• After rolling on Bloods gang members, Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine thinks he’ll be out of jail as early as 2020 and is putting his next album together.

Buzzing Back

• In 2004, Superman star Christopher Reeve dies at age 52.

• In 1973, actor and TV host Mario Lopez is born in San Diego. He initially gained fame on this TV show.

Opinion
• After troubling incidents capped by a chaotic hearing on a Glendale shelter, a Greenpoint Star columnist writes we need to stop terrorizing the homeless.

• A professor from NYIT writes in the Queens Examiner that 5G will revolutionize our lives, but also unleash never-before-seen security threats.

In the Blogs
• Ladies First Astoria is hosting the second workshop in its sexual harassment series on Saturday, this time focusing on self-defense.

• A popular Vietnamese/Thai noodle bar destroyed in last December’s devastating Queens Boulevard fire will reopen this weekend – in Williamsburg.

Trending in New York
Dodgers
Bryce Harper
Joe Kelly
Dave Roberts
#ThursdayThoughts

Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-3) and Patriots (5-0) meet on Thursday Night Football in Foxborough at 8:20 p.m. New England is a 16.5-point favorite.

• The NLCS series is set, as St. Louis crushed the Braves, 13-1, and the Nationals beat the Dodgers, 7-3. First pitch is tomorrow at 8:08 p.m.

• WFAN host and Queens Ledger columnist John Jastremski says the Mets have to hire a manager with a winning pedigree.

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Real Estate
• Alvista Towers, an affordable housing development, is the first building to begin the transformation of the Jamaica skyline.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 13th 11am-12:30pm  63-12 53rd Drive, Maspeth – One-family corner property home offers 3 BRs, full finished basement, pvt driveway, 1 car garage. $799,000 Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 12th 2-4pm. 63-57 Dry Harbor Road,Middle Village - One family Tudor offers 4 BRs, 2.5 bath, fireplace, FDR, large patio. $1.158M. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 2,100-square-foot single-family home at 130-07 135th Place in South Ozone Park for $430,000.

Style & Fashion
• Getting hitched soon? Bridal gowns and activities for engaged couples will be part of the fun at the Inaugural Wedding Weekend that begins on Saturday.

• Vogue has the scoop on where you can buy 21 classic leather jackets that will last you a lifetime.

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

Jamaica – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga. Roy Wilkins Park, Baisley Blvd. & 177th St.

Jamaica - 11:30 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Roy Wilkins Park, Baisley Blvd. & 177th St.

• Flushing - 4 p.m. – NYC Soccer Initiative opens new mini-pitch. Flushing Meadows, Fountain of the Planets

Howard Beach – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 92-06 156th Ave.

Glendale – 6 p.m. – Ales & Rails event.  Finback Brewery, 78-01 77th Avenue

Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.

• Oakland Gardens – 7:30 p.m. – State Senator John Liu hosts meeting on Eastern Queens bus redesign plan. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1056, 211-12 Union Turnpike

Woodhaven – 7:45 p.m.- Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Woodhaven Manor, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.

Jackson Heights – 7:45 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at North Queens Homeowners Association meeting. Lexington School for the Deaf, 25-26 75th St.

• Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP General Meeting. St. Pancras School, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

Written by QTadmin

October 10th, 2019 at 9:06 am

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