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Morning Buzz: Senate to vote on Kavanaugh confirmation, Vigil tonight for Ms. Colombia

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Friday, October 5

• Sunny with a high of 67 degrees. Saturday will also be sunny and a high of 68. Sunday will warm up to 79 and partly cloudy skies.

Top Stories
• After receiving the FBI report, the Senate will vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation today. Meanwhile, the judge penned an op-ed admitting he was too emotional at his hearing.

• The California busboy who cradled Robert F. Kennedy moments after he was fatally shot has died at age 68.

• New Jersey Transit was suspended at Penn Station last night due to yet another derailment.

Fall Maspeth Street Festival  Sun Oct 7th 11am  Celebrate Maspeth with shopping, food vendors, entertainment, community groups and more! Veteran’s Car Show @ Maspeth Federal Parking Lot 12-3pm. Grand Ave., Maspeth.

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Queens News
• ACS had visited the home of an Auburndale girl days before she was fatally beaten by her mother.

• A memorial vigil will be held to honor Ms. Colombia, a beloved Queens LGBT figure who died in the Rockaways.

• Ninety-six rare baby sea turtles were hatched on the Rockaway peninsula.

• Even after the Working Families Party voted to give Andrew Cuomo their line, the governor won’t say if he’ll take it.

• Bill de Blasio’s PAC will make a round of campaign contributions to national Democrats.

• Alan Alda will receive the 55th SAG Life Achievement Award for his career and humanitarian accomplishments.

• Chris Evans is hanging up his Captain America shield and leaving Marvelafter Avengers 4.

Buzzing Back

• In 1973, Elton John released this album, which would become one of rock’s greatest double albums.

• In 1902, entrepreneur Ray Kroc was born in Oak Park, IL. He’s the businessman responsible for the success of this fast-food chain.

• The Times makes the case that Brett Kavanaugh failed in his Supreme Court test and that senators should vote no.

• The Post says delaying justice for Shelly Silver is denying justice for all New Yorkers.

In the Blogs
• A local congresswoman is co-hosting a town hall on student debt later this month.

• Khan’s Tutorial is opening a new Sunnyside location on October 20.

Trending in New York
• Brady
• Bette Midler
• #SVUWithoutBorders
• Rangers
• #NationalTacoDay

• The Rangers (0-1) fell to the Predators, 3-2.

• The Islanders (1-0) topped the Hurricanes in overtime, 2-1.

• The Patriots beat the Colts, 38-24, on Thursday Night Football.

• The Yankees don’t see themselves as underdogs heading into the ALDS with an historic Red Sox team.

• Kyrie Irving dashed Knicks fans’ hopes by committing to re-sign with Boston.

Weekend Sports Schedule
• The Yankees head to Boston to begin the American League Division Series at 7:32 p.m.
• The Yankees take on the Red Sox at Fenway Park for Game 2 at 8:15 p.m.
• The Rangers hit the ice in Buffalo against the Sabres at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders welcome the Nashville Predators to Brooklyn at 7 p.m.
• The Jets (1-3) host the Denver Broncos at 1 p.m.
• The Giants (1-3) are on the road in Carolina to face the Panthers at 1 p.m.
• The Rangers play the Carolina Hurricanes on the road at 5 p.m.

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Ballroom with a Twist!  Sun Oct 7th  3pm  This dance features many different styles of dance, not just ballroom, hence the “twist.” Queensborough Performing Arts, Hillside Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk, Flushing.

Real Estate
• Take a look at new images of JFK Airport’s upcoming $13 billion overhaul.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 6th 12:30-2:30 pm  73-04 Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village. Semi detached Ranch features LR, DR, 2 BRs, renovated modern kitchen and bath!  Full finished basement w/ laundry room and 1/2 bath.  Asking $699,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 7th 1-2:30pm  54-39 64th Street, Maspeth Detached 1 family home offers 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, attic, full finished basement, 1 car garage, pvt driveway.  Asking $799,000. Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Broad Channel – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,100-square-foot house at 10-08 Church Road for $150,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Here are the best spots where you can eat for $10 or less in Ridgewood.

• Gothamist says one of the best places for a milkshake is Petey’s Burger in Long Island City.

Restaurant ABC’s – Blissville
Grade A – Van Dam Diner, 45-55 Van Dam St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees.
Grade B – Griddle Cafe Deli, 30-18 Hunters Point Ave. – Evidence of mice, Food work does not use proper utensils.
Grade C – Manetta’s Ristorante, 10-76 Jackson Ave. – Live roaches, Filth flies, Personal cleanliness inadequate.

• Rego Park – 10 a.m. – Co-Dependence Anonymous (12-Step) Meeting – For Women Only. Resurrection Ascension Parish, 85-25 61st Rd.

 Jamaica – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Job Fair sponsored by Joseph P. Addabbo. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

• Bayside – 11:30 a.m. – Democratic State Senate nominee John Liu opens campaign office 36-35 Bell Blvd.

• South Ozone Park – 12:30 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting Carnival ceremony for new school yard. MS 226, 121-10 Rockaway Blvd.

• Elmhurst – 4 to 7 p.m. – Elmhurst Hospital hosts Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. 77-10 41st Ave.

• Flushing – 5 p.m. – Korean American Family Service Center hosts 21st annual Silent March Against Domestic Violence. 109th Pct, 37-05 Union St.

 LIC – 7 to 11 p.m. – Sacred Honey Ceremony: An Invocation of the Joy of Life. SacredWaters, 5-35 51st Ave.

• Jackson Heights – 7 p.m. – Memorial Vigil for LGBTQ icon Miss Colombia. Jackson Heights Post Office, 78-03 37th Ave.

• Flushing – 7:15 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo presents: “Coco” Under the Stars. Kissena Corridor Park, Colden St. and Elder Ave.

• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Eight Tales of Pedro. The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St.

• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Carnegie Hall Citywide: Hazmat Modine. Free w/ RSVP. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Woodside – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Woodside Qns Festival.  Woodside Ave from 65th St to 60th St.
• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Making Music.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Kick Off to Fall!.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Forest Hills – Noon – EEEEEATSCON – Food Festival.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
• Sunnyside – Noon to 5 p.m. – Oktoberfest.  Sunnyside Gardens Park, 48-21 39th Avenue
• St. Albans – Noon to 3 p.m. – Reverend Walter A. and Doris L. Jones Way street co-naming ceremony. Majority Baptist Church, 115-21 Farmers Blvd.
• Corona – 1 p.m. – Culture Connections: The Richie Goods Project.  Queens Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd.
• Ozone Park – 2 p.m. – Ozone Park Block Association hosts rally for woman beaten and robbed outside St. Elizabeth’s. 94-01 85th St.
• LIC – 4 p.m. – Family Friendly Beekeeping Workshop.  $10 suggested donation.  Smiling Hogshead Ranch, 25-30 Skillman Avenue
• LIC - 4:30 & 7:30 p.m. – Eight Tales of Pedro.  The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd Street
• Maspeth - 7 to 10 p.m. – Festa d’Italia Pasta Night.  Frank Kowalinski Post, 61-57 Maspeth Ave
• Forest Hills – 8 p.m. – Generations Rock ‘n’ Roll.  The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave.
• Elmhurst - 8 p.m. to Midnight – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Maspeth – 11 a.m. – Fall Maspeth Street Fair. Grand Avenue,
• Astoria - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Fall Family Day.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-10 35th Avenue
• Maspeth – Noon to 3 p.m. – Veteran’s Car Show.  Maspeth Federal Pkg Lot, 56-19 69th St.
• Jackson Heights – Momo Crawl (Himalayan Dumpling)  $10. Diversity Plaza, 37th Rd & 74th St.
• Hillcrest – 1 to 4 p.m. – Congresswoman Grace Meng to speak at Free Kids Carnival. Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Turnpike.
• Flushing - 3 p.m. – Ballroom with a Twist!  Hillside Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.
• LIC – 4:30 & 7:30 p.m. – Eight Tales of Pedro.  The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd Street
• Flushing - 7:30 p.m. – Pictures at an Exhibition by Queensboro Symphony Orchestra.  Mary’s Nativity Church, 46-02 Parson Blvd.

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October 5th, 2018 at 2:12 pm

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