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Wednesday, October 30

Weather
• Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High of 65 degrees.

Top Stories
• A national security official testified in Congress that details were omitted in the transcript of Trump’s call with Ukraine.

• The NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness.

• LaGuardia Airport unveiled its new $3.9 billion concourse, Delta Airline’s Terminal C, to much fanfare.

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Pups N’ Pints: Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest Wed Oct 30th 7-9pm We will be holding a fun Dog Costume Contest to benefit Friends With Four Paws, so dress up your pup & have fun with us! Katch Astoria, 31-19 Newtown Ave., Astoria
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Queens News
• A teen turned himself into police in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old girl in Jamaica.

• A giant piece of iron fell from elevated train tracks in Ozone Park and smashed through the roof of a cab.

• Two teens were arrested for beating up a 79-year-old man in Cambria Heights.

Politics
• All politics is local! Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is endorsing Jumaane Williams in the public advocate’s race.

• The City Council will vote on a series of bills today that would redesign city streets, ban foie gras, change commercial waste zones and more.

Entertainment
• A 10-episode “Game of Thrones” prequel, “House of the Dragon,” has been ordered at HBO.

• Speaking of GOT, creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are no longer writingfor the next planned “Star Wars” trilogy.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964, Roy Orbison is awarded his ninth Gold record for this song.

• In 1970, actress Nia Long is born in Brooklyn. Her role in this 1991 iconic film led to many other opportunities.

Opinion
• Elizabeth Holtzman writes in the Daily News that Trump’s Ukraine affair is every bit as bad as Nixon’s Watergate.

• Nicole Gelinas says in the Post says the City Council should nix de Blasio’s latest horse-carriage nonsense.

In the Blogs
• A College Point intersection has been co-named after a longtime civic leader.

• The South Ozone Park library branch has reopened after a roof replacement project.

Trending in New York
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RIP Pops

Scoreboard
• The Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros, 7-2 to tie the World Series at 3-3. Game 7 begins at 8:07 p.m. in Houston.

• The Rangers (4-5-1) topped the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-1.

• The Knicks (1-3) head to Orlando to face the Magic at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (1-2) host the Indiana Pacers at 7:30 p.m.

• The Jets did not trade Jamal Adams, but the safety is livid because he feels Gang Green went behind his back.

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Meowloween Wed Oct 30th 7:30pm Audience Costume Contest with purrrfectly spooky Etsy shop purrizes! Come in your best cat inspired costume for a chance to win! $10. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
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Real Estate
• The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development wants to get back into the residential mortgage lending game.

• For Sale – 71-38 Cooer Avenue, Glendale – Renovated one family Colonial near tansportation offers 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, hardwood floors, SS appliances, move-in ready!  $750,000 O’Kane Realty. 718-77-1111

• For Rent – Middle Village – Freshly painted apt features 2 BRS, spacious living area, EIK w/ new fridge, newly renovated bath, access to large front porch hardwood flooring.  $2,050/month. ID # 1357556. Carollo Real Estate. 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Jamaica – A five-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,600-square-foot house at 177-18 105th Avenue for $625,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Juul’s new CEO announced that its finance and marketing heads will step down as part of a leadership overhaul.

• Ford has recalled 300,000 North American vehicles over safety concerns.

Events
Howard Beach – 10 a.m. to Noon – MetroCard Van. Howard Beach Senior Center, 155-55 Cross Bay Blvd.

Sunnyside – 11 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, FDNY and NYC Parks name new park in honor of firefighter who died in line of duty. 50th St. and 39th Ave.

Broad Channel – 1 to 3 p.m. – MetroCard Van. Broad Channel Library, 16-26 Cross Bay Blvd.

Maspeth – 3:15 p.m. – Halloween Crafts for Kids. Queens Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Meowleen. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Middle Village – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Auditions for “The Envelope Please”. Maggie’s Little Theater, St.Margaret Parish, 66-05 79th Pl.

Written by QTadmin

October 30th, 2019 at 9:08 am

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