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Morning Buzz: Rapper fatally shot outside of Woodhaven lounge, 20 killed in upstate limo crash

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 Monday, October 8
Alternate Side Parking rules are suspended today for Columbus Day. Parking meters will be in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 68 degrees.

Top Stories
• Twenty people celebrating a birthday were all killed in an upstate limousine crash.

• A monster earthquake hit Haiti, killing at least 12 people, and injuring at least 188 others.

• Look what you made her do! After keeping mum on politics throughout her entire career, Taylor Swift broke her silence to endorse two Tennessee Democrats.

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Annual Harvest Festival  Mon Oct 8th  12-5pm Visit our pumpkin patch! Music by DJ Frank, Nolick the Wizard, crafts, games, bouncy house, face painting. Adults $5.00, Children 12 and under free.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue, Ridgewood
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Queens News
• Hip-hop artist Hollywood Play was gunned down in front of Tavern Lounge in Woodhaven.

• Days after a Queens mom was charged for her baby’s death, the girl’s father fell to his death from atop a midtown hotel.

• A Queens motorcyclist died after getting into an accident in Hempstead.

Politics
• Joe Crowley said a disconnect with millennial voters is what cost him his seat in Congress.

• According to Kellyanne Conway, America can see “our husbands, our sons, our cousins, our co-workers, our brothers” in newly-confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Entertainment
• Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is saying goodbye to the Jersey Shore and saying hello to the slammer after being sentenced to eight months in prison for tax evasion.

Weekend Box Office
• Venom (2018): $80 million
• A Star is Born (2018): $41.3 million
• Smallfoot: $14.9 million
• Night School (2018): $12.3 million
• The House With A Clock In Its Walls: $7.3 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1977 Billy Joel‘s breakthrough album, “The Stranger“, would crack the Top 10 on the Billboard chart. The LP contained four US Top 30 singles, including this one.

• In 1985 pop singer Bruno Mars is born in Honolulu, HI.  In 2012 this album hit #1 on the US Billboard charts.

Opinion
• The Times argued that a federal appeals court should release records of a grand jury that held no one responsible for the brutal murders of two African-American couples in 1946.

• Following the Kavanaugh confirmation, the Post said the left has gone completely unhinged.

In the Blogs
• Latinx play “Eight Tales of Pedro” will continue at LIC’s Secret Theatre for 11 more shows.

• The Forest Hills House of the Week is a Tudor masterpiece.

Trending in New York
• Thanksgiving
• Jamal Khashoggi
• Schoharie
• #ColumbusDay
• Shingo

Scoreboard
• The Giants (1-4) lost a heartbreaker to the Carolina Panthers, losing 31-30.

• The Jets (2-3) beat the Denver Broncos, 34-16.

• The Yankees are looking to take the lead against the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS tonight. The game starts at 7:40 p.m.

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The Amazing Maize Maze  Mon Oct 8th 11am-4:30pm  Enjoy getting lost in NYC’s 3-acre interactive corn maze.  $5-$10  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park
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Real Estate
• In a bid to find affordable housing, young families are settling down in new areas across the city, including some neighborhoods in Queens.

• For Sale – Forest Hills Gardens – Charming 3 BR, 2 bath co-op features wood-burning fireplace, pvt garden, dog friendly, bike & storage rooms.  Garage space available for extra fee.  Near all.  Asking $725,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Middle Village Home for Rent – Huge LR, Ultra modern kitchen, spacious BRs, 2.5 modern bath, finished basement, porch room & backyard.  Asking $4,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold – Far Rockaway – A  three-bedroom, one-bathroom single-family home at 648 Beach 69th St. for $410,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• 42-year-old Santos Rochas has been reported missing. He was last seen on September 23 at his residence at 42-72 80th Street. He is described as Hispanic, 5’0″ and 150 lbs. He was wearing a blue jeans, blue t-shirt and black sneakers.

Events

• Flushing – 10 am – Grace Meng and postal workers hold a press conference to protest Trump’s proposal to privatize the United States Postal Service. Meng’s office,  40-13 159th St.

• Astoria – 10 a.m. to Noon – CityParks Senior Fitness: Tennis.  Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21st St & Hoyt Ave.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. to Noon – CityParks Senior Fitness: Tennis.  Flushing Meadows Corona Park Tennis Courts, Meridian Road

• Floral Park - 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – The Amazing Maize Maze.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy

• Ridgewood – Noon to 5 p.m. – Annual Harvest Festival.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue

Written by QTadmin

October 8th, 2018 at 1:50 pm

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