Queens Daily News Ticker

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Thursday, Oct 3

Weather
• Good change of rain showers throughout the day with a high of just 60.

Top Stories
• The 14th Street car ban begins today. Here’s what you need to know if you plan on driving into Manhattan.

• In an emotional scene, the brother of a Texas man killed when an off-duty officer mistakenly went into the wrong apartment hugged his killer in court.

• The Dow dropped almost 500 points as the markets fell for a second straight day.

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Antonio Hart Quintet  Sat Oct 5th 8pm  Recognized as one of the most talented instrumentalist of his generation. Tickets Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• The construction at LaGuardia Airport has been a boon to one East Elmhurst restaurant, who is making daily deliveries to the workers there.

• A man charged with illegal gun possession is still on the loose after a judge revoked his bail and he bolted from a Queens courtroom.

• One of the two teens still missing off Rockaway Beach was trying to help a friend who couldn’t swim, according to relatives.

Politics
• Brooklyn congressman Max Rose now says he supports impeachment, becoming the last Big Apple Dem to back the move after holding out.

• The “Joe’s Gotta Go” coalition is looking to oust a longtime south Queens
pol – and Democrat – from office for a more
progressive voice.

Entertainment
• Rapper Chingy denies he got busy with Tiffany Hadish, who claims she slept with him, stating the breakout comedian actually was intimate with his brother.

• A new exhibit at its Flushing headquarters pays tribute to the rich history of Queens Public Television and its commitment to the First Amendment.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964, The Animals’ self-titled album enters the Billboard LP chart. It contains this #1 hit.

• In 1973, actress Neve Campbell is born in Guelph, Canada. She is best known for her role in this movie franchise.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate says if yesterday was any indication, we’re in for a long autumn of ranting from President Donald Trump.

• The LIC Journal writes the decades-long fight to open the Hunters Point Library is a testament to community advocacy, and Fausta Ippolito in particular.

In the Blogs
• A 15-year-old boy had his bike stolen at knifepoint at a Maspeth intersection by two thugs.

• Musica Reginae will host a free concert/workshop for kids in Kew Gardens this weekend exploring the folk music of Mexico.

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Scoreboard
• The Rays topped the A’s, 5-1. Tampa Bay now move on to face the Houston Astros in the ALDS.

• In the NLDS round of the MLB playoffs, the Cardinals and Braves meet at 5:02 p.m., while the Nationals take on the Dodgers at 8:37 p.m.

• The Rangers kick off the NHL season at home against the Winnipeg Jets. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• On Thursday Night Football, a couple of 3-1 teams in the Seahawks and Rams meet at 8:20 p.m. The Rams are favored by 1.5 points.

• WFAN host and Queens Ledger columnist John Jastremski writes the Yankees won’t get a pass this year if they (again) miss the World Series.

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The Art of the Brick  Running till Jan 26th, 2020  More than 100 art pieces were created for this exhibition made of more than a million LEGO bricks.  Tickets  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• Is there a right time to try and sell your home? A realtor from Forest Hills says the right time is the time that’s right for you. (But it’s really winter.)

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 5th 2-4pm. 63-57 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village – One family across from Juniper Park.  4 BRs, 2.5 bath, fireplace. Close to all. $1.158M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 5th 12-3pm. 71-38 Cooper Avenue,Glendale – Renovated one family home has 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, kitchen w/ SS appliances. Move in ready. $780,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 850-square-foot co-op at 147-40 72nd Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills for $380,000.

Style & Fashion
• This CBD-infused foot cream that is loved by celebrities isn’t a miracle, but it does ease some of the pain of traipsing around in impractical shoes.

• Here’s Phil Oh’s best street-style photos from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2019.

Events
Fresh Meadows – 9 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike & 193rd St.

Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga. Cunningham Park , 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.

• Maspeth – Noon – Masepth Kiwanis Club Meeting. O’Neill’s Restaurant, 64-21 53rd Dr.

• Fresh Meadows – 1:50 p.m. – Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Lecture Series. St. John’s, Little Theatre, 80-00 Utopia Parkway

Rockaway Beach – 5:30 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Peninsula Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

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

Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Awards Gala. TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Former TWA flight attendants attend Silver Wings cocktail event. TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Rego Park – 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Pint & Sip: Flowers in Vase. La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

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

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October 3rd, 2019 at 9:04 am

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