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Monday, November 25

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 51 degrees.

Top Stories
• Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy Secretary over his handling of a SEAL discipline case.

• Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade may be in jeopardy due to strong windsexpected on Thursday.

• A Reddit user threatened to bomb Times Square, sparking an investigation by local, state and federal authorities.

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Queens News
• An off-duty NYPD sergeant was robbed and slashed in the face during a road rage attack in Woodside.

• A subway surfer plunged to his death after climbing a train at Queensboro Plaza.

• Resorts World Casino hosted its seventh annual WinterCon over the weekend.

Politics
• Michael Bloomberg has officially jumped into the Democratic field for president.

• Joe Biden supporters say he’s struggling in Iowa because of a lack of enthusiasm and a spotty campaign operation.

Entertainment
• Taylor Swift was named “Artist of the Decade” at the American Music Awards. Here’s the full list of winners.

Weekend Box Office
Frozen II: $127 million
Ford v Ferrari: $16 million
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: $13.5 million
21 Bridges: $9.3 million
Midway: $4.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1965, Harrods department store in London closed their doors to the public so The Beatles could do their Christmas shopping.

• In 1986, actress Katie Cassidy is born in Los Angeles. She is the daughter of this famous “Partridge” son.

Opinion
• The Times says Trump’s type of bribery scheme is what the founders warned usabout.

• The Post says de Blasio’s claims of school “success” is the result of lowering standards.

In the Blogs
• Assemblyman Ed Braunstein is hosting his 9th annual holiday gift drive this season.

• Don’t miss the tree lighting celebration at The Shops at Atlas Park on November 30.

Trending in New York
#AMAs
#SurvivorSeries
#WatchmenHBO
#Married2Men
Ozzy

Scoreboard
• The Nets (8-8) topped the Knicks (4-13) at MSG, 103-101. The Nets head to Cleveland to take on the Cavaliers at 7 p.m.

• The Giants (2-9) lost to the Chicago Bears, 19-14.

• The Jets (4-7) crushed the Oakland Raiders, 34-3.

• The Rangers (10-9-2) host the Minnesota Wild at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (16-3-2) visit the Anaheim Ducks at 10 p.m.

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QED’s Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar Sat Nov 30th 12-5pm Celebrate this Small Business Saturday and kick off your holiday shopping season with locally-crated gifts from 25 of the neighborhood’s foremost creative makers. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
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Real Estate
• The Chetrit Group landed $200 million in construction refinancing for a multi-family redevelopment in Jamaica.

• For Sale - 68-28 65th Street, Glendale – Renovated two family close to everything.  Each floor is a 3 BR/1 bath unit w/ hardwood floors, kitchen w/SS appliances, plenty of closets, finished basement w/ office space, full bath. Separate entrance to massive backyard, pvt driveway, 1 car garage.  $1.199M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Sale - Middle Village – Semi detached two family home offers 6 rooms w/ 3 BRs over 6 rooms w/ 3 BRS, full finished basement, 2 car garage, pvt yard, zoned for PS 49.  $1.299M  Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• Sold – East Elmhurst – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,200-square-foot house at 24-23 78th Street for $800,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday afternoon, 27-year-old police officer Carlos Marin was arrested within the confines of the 115th Precinct. He was charged with strangulation and assault.

Events
LIC – Noon – Grassroots groups call for stop to Sunnyside Yard development. Skillman Ave. and 33rd St.

Sunnyside – 3 to 5 p.m. – Classic Movie Monday: “Paris When it Sizzles”.Queens Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Written by QTadmin

November 25th, 2019 at 9:58 am

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