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Morning Buzz: Queens child molester out on bail strikes again, Wilpons in talks to sell the Mets

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Thursday, December 5

• Partly cloudy with a high of 41.

Top Stories
• Two men were stabbed in a brawl between five homeless individuals outside a subway station in the Lower East Side last night.

• A gunman killed two and inured another another before taking his own life at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

• First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitter to criticize a professor who brought up her teenage son during yesterday’s impeachment hearings.

Annual Holiday Party  Sun Dec 8th 4-8pm Please join Bayside Historical Society for our annual holiday celebration. Tickets  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave, Bayside

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Queens News
• An accused child molester who was bailed out by a charity after an incident in Woodhaven was caught striking again in Jamaica.

• The Wilpons are in talks to sell up to 80 percent of the New York Mets to billionaire Steve Cohen.

• The Queens Community House has a new literacy program named after the sister of a Forest Hills native and former Treasury Secretary under Obama.

• Advocates are critical of a plan to allow package delivery by e-bikes in Manhattan while cracking down on food delivery workers who do the same.

• The NYPD has named its first black chief of detectives in a shakeup of top brass.

• Now we can all move on! Justin Timberlake has apologized for holding hands with his “Palmer” costar Alisha Wainwright outside a Big Easy bar.

• Slate’s book critic runs down the ten best books of 2019.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968, a banquet to celebrate this Rolling Stones’ new album comes to an abrupt end when a pie-throwing fight breaks out.

• In 1932, Little Richard is born in Macon, Georgia. In 1955, he released his first single, which would be hailed as “the birth of rock and roll”.

• A columnist for the Post says the purchase of the Mets by billionaire Steve Cohen is the Yankees’ worst nightmare.

• An op-ed writer argues in the Glendale Register the pardon of a Navy SEAL will only encourage military members to take care of bad seeds themselves.

In the Blogs
• Tour six historic houses around Flushing this weekend during #HollyTour2019.

• There will be a free public training session on dealing with an opioid overdose today at Borough Hall.

Trending in New York

• The Nets (11-10) topped the Hawks, 130-118.

• The Knicks (4-17) host the Denver nuggets at MSG. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Bears (6-6) host the Cowboys (6-6) on Thursday Night Football at 8:20 p.m. The Bears at three-point favorites.

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Breakfast with St. Nick  Sun Dec 8th 10:30am – 1:30pm Includes hot breakfast and meet & greet with Santa! $15-$17. Tickets: 718-326-2185 or [email protected]  St. Stan’s, 61-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth

Real Estate
Co-ops vs. Condos: a local realtor breaks down the important differences in the Forest Hills Times.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 7th 1-3pm. 63-57 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village- 1 family home across from Juniper Park. 4 BRs, 2.5 bath, fireplace, large patio. Close to all. $1.158M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Dec 8th 12-1:30pm. 83-85 Woodhaven Blvd Apt 1P, Woodhaven - 2 BR co-op w/ low monthly maintenance, all utilities included. 2 cats allowed, no dogs. $235,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,200-square-foot co-op apartment at 18-15 215th Street in Bay Terrace for $651,000.

Style & Fashion
• Away’s new soothing pop-up shop in Williamsburg will help you find the perfect gift without all of the usual stress of holiday shopping.

• The weather has turned, which means you’re going to need a warm pair of gloves. Here’s where to find 15 classic looks starting at $27.

LIC - 8:30 a.m. – Groundbreaking Ceremony. Innolabs, One Court Square

Floral Park – 12:30 p.m. – State Senator John Liu joins community leaders to announce Reading Garden project moving forward. Bellrose Playground, 85th Ave. & 248th St.

• Kew Gardens – 10 a.m. – Free Opioid Overdose Training Event. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Elmhurst - 5 p.m. – Elected officials take part in 5th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration. Veterans Grove Playground, Whitney & 43rd Avenues

• Rego Park – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 91-41 63rd Dr.

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

LIC - 7 p.m. – Major League Wrestling: 2019 Opera Cup Tournament. Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Ghouls of Yule: A Ghost Story Reading. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Howard Beach – Community Board 10 Meeting. Old Mill Yacht Club, 163-15 Cross Bay Blvd.

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December 5th, 2019 at 9:48 am

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