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Friday, October 5

Weather
• 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.

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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.

Politics
• 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.

Entertainment
• 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.

Opinion
• 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

Scoreboard
• 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
Friday
• The Yankees head to Boston to begin the American League Division Series at 7:32 p.m.
Saturday
• 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.
Sunday
• 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.
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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.

Events
• 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.

Saturday
• 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.
Sunday
• 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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