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Morning Buzz: Residents claims landlord is ignoring toxic mold, Charter school students don’t know where they will be for middle school

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Friday, December 6

Weather
• Mostly cloudy skies with a high of 50 degrees.

Top Stories
• House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced top Democrats will proceed with drawing up articles of impeachment against President Trump.

• A national protest shut down cities all over France in response to President Macron’s plans for pension reform.

• A Gambino family capo was busted, along with 10 other gangsters, as part of a federal crackdown in the Bronx.

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Tree Lighting Fri Dec 6th 6pm  Co-sponsored with the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce.  Maspeth Memorial Square, Corner of 69th Street & Borden Ave, Maspeth.
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Queens News
• A Queens couple claims their landlord is ignoring toxic levels of mold in their apartment after one of them ended up in the ER.

• Success Academy Charter School says students are left in limbo about where they will be going to middle school.

• A car fire on Queens Boulevard in LIC has left one dead, according to FDNY.

Politics
• Joe Biden got heated in an exchange with a man at an Iowa town hall, calling him a “damn liar” and challenging him to a push up contest.

• Mike Bloomberg previewed his gun control agenda for the 2020 presidential campaign with Staten Island voters.

Entertainment
• The San Francisco 49ers suspended radio analyst Tim Ryan for his on-air “dark skin” comments about Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.

• Page Six’s best-dressed list for Art Basel Miami 2019.

Buzzing Back

• In 1969 The Altamont Festival brings the 1960s to a violent end.

• In 1958 Debbie Rowe is born in Spokane, WA.  In 1996 she married this superstar and is the biological mother of his children, Prince and Paris.

Opinion
• VICE discusses how the death of a Mexican teen at the hands of Border Patrolcould give other victims a chance at justice.

• Slate outlines why Starbucks’ claim of having achieved gender and racial pay equity is dubious.

In the Blogs
• Council Member Moya organized a chess tournament for public school students, which will take place at P.S. 32Q this weekend.

• The eighth-annual Sunnyside Santathon Pub Crawl returns to the neighborhood this weekend.

Trending in New York
• #SUGAsInterlude
• #AdoreYou
• Jason Garrett
• #FridayFeeling
• #FridayThoughts

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (4-18) were defeated by the Denver Nuggets, 92 to 129.

• The Islanders (19-6-2) beat out the Vegas Golden Knights, 3 to 2 in overtime.

• The Rangers (14-10-3) topped the Columbus Blue Jackets, 3 to 2.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Rangers host the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.
• The Nets (11-10) take on the Charlotte Hornets at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks host the Indiana Pacers at 7:30 p.m.
• The Islanders head to Dallas to take on the Stars at 9 p.m.
Sunday
• The Nets face the Denver Nuggets at Barclay’s Center, 3 p.m.
• The Rangers play the Vegas Golden Knights at 7 p.m.
• The Jets (4-8) host the Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m.

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Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair  Sat  Dec 7th & Sun Dec 8th  10am-4pm  Arts & Crafts, Antiques, Roadside Finds, Collectibles, Vintage Good & much more!  Church of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent Street, Astoria
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Real Estate
• A Metro Manhattan study labels Bayside the most expensive neighborhood in Queens for retail and office space.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 7th 10am-1pm. 76 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park - Split one family brick offers a spacious & sunny living room w/ fireplace, dining room, EIK, 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, den.  $799,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100 

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 7th 12:30-2pm. 76-22 57th Road, Middle Village - Cozy one family on large 30×100 lot has 2 BRs, 1 bath, large backyard w/deck in a beautiful setting.  $749,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Forest Hills – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,200 square-foot apartment at 103-25 68th St. for $499,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Flushing Chinese skewer joint Friendship Food BBQ has expanded past borough lines and made its way to Manhattan.

• One of the partners starting Greek restaurant newcomer Egeo in Astoria was a White House chef under President Obama.

Restaurant ABC’s – Queensbridge
Grade A – Pan-Tastic, 4202 Northern Blvd. Accurate thermometer not provided in refrigerated or hot holding equipment.
Grade B – Dutch Kills, 2724 Jackson Ave. Food worker does not use proper utensil; Evidence of mice; Food not protected from potential source of contamination.
Grade C – Rosa’s Cafe, 3003 38 Ave. Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated flies present; Sanitized equipment or utensil improperly used or stored; Facility not vermin proof; Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws.

Events
Corona – 5 to 10 p.m.  Hello Panda Festival.  Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue

Middle Village - 6 p.m.  Middle Village Tree Lighting.  Community United Methodist Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Avenue

Maspeth – 6 p.m. – Tree Lighting.  Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th Street & Grand Avenue

Woodside - 6 to 9 p.m. – Woodside on the Move Tree Lighting.  Sohncke Square, 58th Street btwn Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues

Woodhaven – 6:30 p.m. – Annual Tree Lighting.  Forest Pkwy & Jamaica Avenue

Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – American Legion Post 1424 Monthly Meeting & Membership Drive.  107-15 Metropolitan Avenue

LIC – 7:15 p.m.- Christmas Fund Raiser.  NY Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Avenue

Saturday
Jamaica Estates - 10 a.m. – UNIS Open House.  173-53 Croydon Road
Glen Oaks – 10 a.m. to Noon OR 1 to 3 p.m. – Wreath Making Workshop.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Rego Park – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pet Photos with Santa.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
Astoria – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair.  30-14 Crescent Street
Rego Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Photos with Santa.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
Jamaica – 1 to 4 p.m. – Hands on History: Make Your Own Scented Pomander.  King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Avenue
Forest Hills - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Voices of New York Holiday Choral Concert.  Queens Library, 108-19 71st Avenue
Maspeth - 3 to 5 p.m. – First Annual Christmas Festival.  Queens Library, 69-70 Grand Avenue
Kew Gardens – 4 p.m. – Holiday Concert.  Celebration Hall of Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road
Flushing – 6 to 9 p.m. – The Great Northeast Cheese Fest.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Ozone Park – 6 p.m. – Ozone Park Block Association Tree Lighting.  Living World Christian Fellowship, 103-05 Corssbay Blvd.
Glendale - 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. – Karaoke Night.  The Avenue, 71-22 Myrtle Avenue
Rego Park - 10:30 p.m. – Hybrid performs.  Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd

Sunday
• Glen Oaks – 10 a.m. to Noon OR 1 to 3 p.m. – Wreath Making Workshop.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Astoria - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair.  30-14 Crescent Street
Maspeth – 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Breakfast with St. Nick.  St. Stan’s Gym, 61-17 Grand Avenue
Ridgewood – Noon to 5 p.m.  St.Nicholas Day.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue
Astoria - Noon to 5 p.m. – Holiday Market: Week One.  Rocco Moretto Post 2348, 31-35  41st Street
Flushing – Noon to 5:30 p.m. – Christmas in the Garden.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street
Flushing - 1 to 5 p.m.  2019 Annual Holly Tour: Holiday Historic Houses. Queens Historical Society, 14 37th Avenue
Flushing – 1 to 5 p.m. – Holiday Market.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Flushing - 1 to 5 p.m. – Holly Tour 2019.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Bayside - 4 to 8 p.m.- Annual Holiday Party.  Bayside Historic Society, 208 Totten Avenue
Astoria  – 5:30 p.m. – 7th Annual “Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration”.  Great Lawn in Astoria Park
Glendale – 5:45 p.m. – Christmas Tree Lighting.  Plaza on Myrtle & Cooper Avenues
Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – Post 1424 Auxiliary Holiday Party.  American Legion Post 1424, 107-51 Metropolitan Avenue

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December 6th, 2019 at 10:10 am

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