Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Large armored car accompanies ICE in Ridgewood, Queens landlord refused to rent to formerly incarcerated

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Thursday, November 7

Weather
• Rain developing later in the day with a high of 58.

Top Stories
• An investor with a stake in MSG is urging owner James Dolan to sell off his shares in the Knicks and Rangers to increase the value of the teams.

• Police in Nassau County executed the largest fentanyl bust in the department’s history.

• The woman who jumped into the lion exhibit at the Bronx Zoo was arrested near the Barclays Center yesterday evening.

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Queens News
• A large armored vehicle accompanied ICE agents as they conducted an operation in Ridgewood yesterday.

• A Queens landlord has settled a record $1 million lawsuit alleging they refused to rent to people who served time in prison.

• A new playground in Sunnyside will honor an FDNY lieutenant who was killed on the job in 2018.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio has logged 1,200 hours of work from his SUV, meaning that his greenhouse gas emissions rose 6,000% since 2014.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump for leaving New York, saying his new Florida home won’t protect him from state prosecutors.

Entertainment
• Whitney Houston’s best friend breaks her silence on their love affair in her new memoir.

• The city’s last practicing taxidermist keeps the dying art alive and well in a new shop on Metropolitan Avenue.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, the “King of Cool” Steve McQueen dies.

• In 1996, pop singer Lorde is born in Auckland, New Zealand. This 2012 songwas nominated for three Grammy Awards.

Opinion
• A columnist for Slate says with the release of the impeachment transcripts, Republicans are left to choose between Trump and Democracy.

• The Queens Ledger writes that the new police commissioner must continue to rebuild the public’s trust.

In the Blogs
• It now costs $7.75 to take the AirTrain at JFK Airport, up for $5 – the price since it opened to the public in December 2003.

• We Heart Astoria has a roundup of pet-friendly places in western Queens.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (1-7) fell to the Pistons, 122-102.

• The Rangers (6-6-1) topped the Red Wings, 5-1

• St. John’s (1-0) got the new basketball season off on a good foot with a 109-79 win over Mercer.

• The Islanders (11-3-0) host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Raiders (4-4) and Chargers (4-5) meet in Thursday Night Football at 8:20 p.m. The Chargers are one-point favorites.

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Real Estate
• Two real estate loans in Queens were the largest in the city for the month of October, including one for a FedEx parcel on Newtown Creek in Maspeth.

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• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,632-square-foot single-family home at 82-32 213th Street in Hollis Hills for $955,000.

Style & Fashion
• Take a virtual tour of Nordstrom’s new NYC flagship megastore.

• A new player in the wadrobe rental game allows you to swap clothes at the dry cleaners via app.

Events
Manhattan – 9:30 a.m. – Public Hearing on Contract Awards for Proposed Homeless Shelter at 78-16 Cooper Avenue. One Centre St., Mezzanine

• Kew Gardens – 11 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz hosts Veterans Day Observance Ceremony. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Bayside – 12:30 p.m. – Elected officials clarify new legislation as it pertains to co-op owners. 14-11 212th St.

• Forest Hills – 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce hosts Career Expo. Plaza College Commons Area, 118-33 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo hosts small business forum on sidewalk obstructions. Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

Maspeth – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Jr. Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.

•.Flushing - 6 to 8 p.m. – Evening Cocktails & Crafts: Harvest Wreaths. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

• Kew Gardens – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 9 hosts Queens Economic Mixer. Austin Ale House, 82-70 Austin St.

• Howard Beach – 7 p.m. – Maspeth Kiwanis hosts 6th Annual Community Awards Dinner. Roma View, 160-05 Cross Bay Blvd.

Howard Beach – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 10 Monthly Meeting. Old Mill Yacht Club, 163-15 Cross Bay Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

November 7th, 2019 at 10:45 am

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