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Tuesday, October 22
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Simchas Torah. Meters are still in effect.

• Chance of showers in the afternoon with a high of 63.

Top Stories
• Justin Trudeau will serve another term as Canada’s prime minister.

• Four companies reached a $260 million settlement over their roles in the opioe crisis.

• Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has abandoned his efforts to form a majority government.

Sunnyside Restaurant Week  Tues Oct 22nd – Mon Oct 28th  Offering multi-course lunches and dinners from local restaurants.  Click here for a full list of participating restaurants.

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Queens News
• A shooting victim in Ozone Park crashed while driving himself to the hospital.

• Protestors called for action from the City on a Queens Boulevard redesign plan.

• Hundreds of charter school students from southeastern Queens protested on the steps of City Hall.

• House Democrats blocked a vote censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff based on his handling of the impeachment inquiry.

• Senator Mitt Romney admitted to using a secret Twitter account to monitor posts.

• Booking.com transformed a NYC townhouse into a real-life rentable Addams Family mansion to celebrate the new movie’s release.

Joker is on track to become the highest-rated R-rated movie ever.

Buzzing Back

• In 1969, Paul McCartney publicly denies rumors that he is dead.

• In 1968, pop singer Shaggy is born in Kingston, Jamaica. In 1995, he released a remix of this song by this 1970’s singer.

• The Times introduces us to the humans operating Amazon’s first “human free” facility.

• The Post discusses the connotations of NYC’s viral vermin.

In the Blogs
• According to a new report from the MTA, the 7 train was the most efficient linein September.

• A house in Ridgewood will be transformed into the Dead Pond Road Hospitalthis Halloween season.

Trending in New York
• #nevsnyj

• The Patriots (7-0) crushed the Jets (1-5) 33 to 0 at MetLife Stadium.

• The Rangers (2-4) take on the Coyotes at MSG at 7 p.m.

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Pumpkin Carving  Thurs Oct 24th 6-8pm Learn to carve your own pumpkin. Sip on an autumnal cocktail and pumpkin ales! 21+ Tickets  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing

Real Estate
• Developers released new renderings of a future nine-story building in LIC.

• For Sale – 64-46 80th Street, Middle Village - One family brick features 3 BRs, finished basement w/ bath, pvt backyard, 1 car garage.  $698,000. Lou Pastorini. 917-797-7567

• For Rent – Flushing – Apt for rent has 3 BRs, two LRs, fireplace, EIK w/ dishwasher, huge balcony, laundry room, 1 full bath. Street parking available. $2,700/mo. ID # 1360161. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747 

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 700-square-foot apartment at 144-33 79th Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills for $215,000.

• Mark Zuckerberg discussed Facebook’s new plans to fight 2020 election interference from Russia and Iran.

• Hackers used fake horoscope apps to listen in on people’s conversations with Alexa and Google Assistant.

• Bayside - 10:30 a.m. – Elected officials announce the start of early voting. Korean Community Services, 203-05 32nd Ave.

• Douglaston – 11 a.m. – Tuesday Morning Music Club. Free. Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway

• Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz and clergy call for measures to combat gun violence. Greater Springfield Community Church, 177-06 129th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

October 22nd, 2019 at 9:36 am

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