Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Katz wins Queens DA race, Hit-and-run driver kills woman on sidewalk

without comments

Wednesday, November 6

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• Democrats flipped the Virginia legislature and appear to have won the gubernatorial race in Kentucky.

• New Yorkers overwhelmingly approved ranked-choice voting, strengthening NYPD oversight and three other ballot measures.

• In choosing Dermot Shea as the new police commissioner, Mayor de Blasio passed over the highest-ranking black official in the NYPD again.

••••••••••••
The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 Sat Nov 9th 8pm With harmonies of epic proportions, THE SUMMIT: The Manhattan Transfer meets Take 6 is one of the most unique and thrilling musical collaborations ever assembled. Tickets. Queens College – Colden Auditorium, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.
••••••••••••

If you are interested in advertising in the Newsticker, click here.

Queens News
Melinda Katz defeated Joe Murray to be the next Queens district attorney.

• An out-of-control driver in a stolen car jumped the curb and fatally struck a woman on the sidewalk in Jamaica.

• A man sucker-punched a woman as she left a Flushing church.

Politics
Jumaane Williams easily won re-election to stay as the city’s public advocate.

AOC settled a lawsuit brought by former Assemblyman Dov Hikind over her Twitter practices.

Entertainment
• Kate McKinnon will star in the series adaptation of the podcast “Joe Exotic.

• Colin Farrell is in talks to play the Penguin in the new “The Batman” film.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971, Cher scores her first solo US #1 hit with this song.

• In 1970, actor Ethan Hawke is born in Austin, TX.  In 2001, he received a SAG Award for his role in this movie and an Oscar in 2014 for his role in this movie.

Opinion
• The Daily News says on Twitter, Ocasio-Cortez should stop blocking and start muting.

• The Post says after seeing the numbers, New York needs to rethink early voting.

In the Blogs
• Plaza College’s community dental clinic is offering free dental care to veteransthroughout November.

• A Beacon program at Parsons Community School got $25,000 to continue after school programs.

Trending in New York
Kentucky
#TheLittleMermaidLive
#BlueWave
#MoscowMitchTraitor
Cassius Winston

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (11-3-0) topped the Ottawa Senators, 4-1.

• The Rangers (5-6-1) host the Detroit Red Wings at 8 p.m.

• The Knicks (1-6) head to Detroit to face the Pistons at 7 p.m.

• “Sports Pope” Mike Francesa is leaving his afternoon drive show at WFAN but will stay with Entercom.

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

••••••••••••
Bayside Historical Vintage Car Show 2019 Sun Nov 10th 9am-1pm Ride back in time with our classic car show! A variety of vintage and antique automobiles will be showcased on the lawn of the BHS Castle at Fort Totten. Free! 208 Totten Ave., Bayside.
••••••••••••

Real Estate
• The state’s new rules on major capital improvements are retroactive, nixing some recent rent hikes.

• For Sale - 63-24 254th Street, Little Neck – Development property in prime location! Detached single family brick sits on extremely large corner lot.  3 BRs, 3 bath, 2 car garage. Easy access to schools, shops & supermarkets.  $950,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Sale - 632 150th Place, Whitestone – 2400 s/f custom Colonial offers LR, FDR, gourmet kitchen w/ granite counter tops & Wolf appliances. 3 BRs, 3.5 bath, custom wood floors, central VAC, central air, alarm/surveillance system.  Back yard features an in-ground pool w/ BBQ area. $1.569. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747

• Sold – Maspeth – A six-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,856-square-foot house at 59-21 69th Place for $800,000. Zillow.

Business News
Walgreens is thinking about going private, and has engaged with private equity firms about a leveraged buyout.

• More people are going to the mall to eat at the food court and not shop, according to a survey from UBS.

Events
Bayside – 10 a.m. – Sacred Heart Catholic Academy to host Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast. 216-01 38th Ave.

College Point – 2 p.m. – Police Commissioner James O’Neill attends NYPD Counterterrorism Bureau’s Canine Graduation. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

Glendale – 3 to 3:45 p.m. – Lego Time. For children 4 y/o & up. Queens Library, 78-60 73rd Pl.

Written by QTadmin

November 6th, 2019 at 9:19 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply