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Morning Buzz: Mayor sneaks into Queens town hall, Possible bomb bound at De Niro restaurant this morning

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Thursday, October 25

• Sunny with a high of 54 degrees.

Top Stories
• Activist groups claims Amazon and other tech companies are making billions of dollars helping ICE track and detain immigrants.

• A bomb similar to those mailed to the Clintons and others yesterday was found outside Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Grill restaurant this morning.

• President Donald Trump criticized the mailed pipe bombs, then complained about the press as crowds chanted “Lock Her Up” and “CNN Sucks.”

Halloween Festival  Sat Oct 27th 12-3pm Join us for a free day of spooky family fun. Games, inflatable rides, craft projects, costume contest, hay rides, pumpkin patch and goodie bags. Fort Totten Parade Grounds, Bayside.

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Queens News
• A married couple was convicted of forcing a woman into having sex with men in a Flushing hotel room.

• A South Ozone Park woman was assaulted by a boozed-up firefighter who was parked in her driveway.

• A guidance counselor was arrested for punching a cop in the face during a dispute at Grover Cleveland High School

• Mayor Bill de Blasio used a backdoor to avoid protestors at a town hall in Queens last night.

• Former Brooklyn assemblywoman Pamela Harris received six months in federal prison for spending Sandy relief funds on partying and panties.

• Is the Fresh Prince coming back to Bel-Air? Carlton says “smell ya later!”

• Insiders tell Page Six that Megyn Kelly’s days on “The Today Show” were numbered even before her tone-deaf blackface comments.

Buzzing Back

• In 1994, South Carolina mother Susan Smith reported a false carjacking to cover the murder of her two children.

• In 1941, singer Helen Reddy was born in Melbourne, Australia. In the 1970’s she wrote the quintessential anthem to the feminist movement.

• As the mayor spends the week in Queens, the Daily News calls on him to make a decision on the old Rockaway LIRR line. They want a train to JFK.

• A Bayside resident writes in the Queens Examiner that voters should shoot down a ballot proposal to put term limits on community board members.

In the Blogs
• A small food stand that started as a way to raise funds for a Jackson Heights church is now a full-blown restaurant.

• The annual Kew Gardens Flea Market will take place this Saturday. All vendor fees benefit the Jamaica Hospital Pediatric Center.

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• The Knicks (1-4) fell to the Heat, 110-87.

• The Nets (2-2) topped the Cavaliers, 102-86.

• The Islanders (3-4-1) lost to the Florida Panthers, 3-2

• The Rangers are in Chicago for an 8:30 p.m. matchup with the Blackhawks.

• The Red Sox took a 2-0 lead in the World Series with a 4-2 win over the Dodgers. Game three is in L.A. on Friday night.

• Miami and Houston meet in NFL’s Thursday night tilt. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

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True Tales of Halloween Horror  Sun Oct 28th 3-4pm Celebrates all the terrors that go bump in the night. And yet, every year, we neglect the baddest, scariest monster of them all: man! $10. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria.

Real Estate
• A group fighting to stop a Target from opening on 82nd Street in Elmhurst took their fight to the Board of Standards and Appeals.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 28th 1-3pm. 262-07 60th Avenue, Little Neck – One family Ranch on 41×102 lot, 6 rooms, 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, private driveway.  Great school district.  Asking $869,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 28th 3-5pm. 73-04 Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village – Semi-detached, 2 BRs, renovated kitchen, bath. Finished basement w/ laundry room & 1/2 bath, garage. $679,000. Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath 574-square-foot apartment at 37-20 Prince Street in Downtown Flushing for $630,000.

Style & Fashion
• Meghan Markle is showing off her eco-friendly sustainable style during her jaunt to Australia with Prince Harry.

• Stylish stars are suddenly opting for vintage clothes over custom outfits from top designers.

 Kew Gardens - 8:30 a.m. – Rally to highlight issues with the court system. State Supreme Court Building, 125-01 Queens Blvd.

• LIC - 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Women’s Power Networking: Business in a Nutshell. The Local, 13-02 44th Ave.

• Jamaica – 9 a.m. – Ribbon-cutting ceremony for new cancer treatment technology. Queens Hospital, 82-68 164th St, N Building

• LIC – 11 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer cuts ribbon on new basketball courts. Queensbridge Houses, 10-25 41st Ave.

• Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio attends ribbon-cutting ceremony. ExpressCare Clinic, 79-01 Broadway, 4th Floor

• Jamaica – 11 a.m. – Elected officials stress importance of flu shots. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

• Jackson Heights – 11 a.m. – Photo op with local business participating in Link Local program. LinkNYC Kiosk, 74-04 Roosevelt Ave.

• Corona – 11:30 a.m. – Fix The Subways Coalition host Mobile Phone Bank Day of Action. 7 Train Station, 111th St. & Roosevelt Ave.

• College Point – 12:30 p.m. – Swearing-in ceremony for new recruits. Police Academy, 13-0-30 28th Ave.

• Astoria – 1:30 to 4 p.m. – American Heart Association CPR & First Aid Training Class. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio tours new design for memorial. Old Towne of Flushing Burial Ground, 46th Ave. & 146th St.

• Jackson Heights – 2 p.m. – Human Rights Commission conducts business canvassing. Roosevelt Ave. & 82nd St.

• LIC – 2:30 p.m. – Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl visits art space. Flux Factory, 39-31 29th St.

 Queens Village – 3:30 & 4:30 p.m. – Meet NY Islanders mascot, Sparky at the CityParks Foundation Free Street Hockey Fall Program.  Wayanda Park, Hollis Ave. & Robard Lane

• Jamaica – 4 p.m. City officials meet with Animation Project executive director Brian Armstrong. NeON, 162-24 Jamaica Ave.

• Glendale – 4:30 p.m. – Grand Opening Celebration. EMU Health, 83-40 Woodahven Blvd.

• Kew Gardens Hills – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 72-33 Vleigh Pl.

• Rockaway Beach – 6 p.m. – Culture Connections: The Wayne Tucker Quintet. Queens Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 6 p.m. – ENDGBV hosts roundtable with members of the Muslim community. Queens Family Justice Center, 126-02 82nd Ave.

• Far Rockaway – 7 p.m. – Office of Housing Recovery hots flood insurance counseling event. Bayswater Jewish Center, 2355 Healy Ave.

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October 31st, 2018 at 3:54 pm

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