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Wednesday, October 31

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 65 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Trump joined the mourning with the Jewish community in Pittsburgh, but also faced protesters during his visit.

• The FBI is investigating a scheme to pay women to make false claims of sexual harassment against Robert Mueller.

• The MTA is ditching its proposal to do away with subway booths and station agent positions.

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Halloween Festivities Wed Oct 31st  2-5pm Characters, giveaways, raffles and more! Maspeth Federal Savings, 101-09 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills.
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Queens News
• Police found a man knifed to death in the Pomonok Houses after his grandma called because she hadn’t heard from him.

• Cops are looking for a knife-wielding man who attacked and robbed people in Corona and Flushing.

• The mother of Karina Vetrano wept in court as the judge read the charges aloud to a new jury.

Politics
• Letitia James and Keith Wofford sparred over Trump and corruption in the attorney general debate.

• The Queens and Bronx GOP are no longer supporting the Republican nominee for Congress in this district.

Entertainment
• Tyler Perry will say goodbye to his Madea character in “Madea Family Funeral” next year.

• Netflix has renewed animated series “BoJack Horseman” for its sixth season.

Buzzing Back

• Learn the history behind Halloween here.

• In 1950, movie actor John Candy was born in Newmarket, Canada. In 1973, he made his film debut in this movie.

Opinion
• The Daily News says NYCHA residents demand a break from business as usual.

• The Post endorses the GOP candidate for state comptroller, believing he can stop Albany’s insider trading.

In the Blogs
• An Astoria street was named after a Greek-Cypriot radio station.

• Major streets in Douglas Manor will be repaved ahead of schedule.

Trending in New York
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• #SurviveHalloweenIn4Words

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (4-7-1) topped the San Jose Sharks in a shootout, 4-3.

• The Islanders (4-6-1) thrashed the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-3.

• The Knicks (2-5) host the Indiana Pacers at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (2-5) welcome the Detroit Pistons to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

• Brodie Van Wagenen was officially introduced as the 13th GM of the Mets.

• At least it wasn’t Eli! Giants backup QB Kyle Lauletta was arrested for nearly hitting a police officer with his car.

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Chris & Colin’s Excellent Halloween Movie-Thon  Wed Oct 31st 6pm-12am  Movie marathon screening of horror classics: “Night of the Living Dead”(1968), “Evil Dead II” (1987) and “Halloween” (1978), with popcorn and drink specials. Free w/ RSVP! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
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Real Estate
• Square Mile Capital Management has made a $138 million preferred equity stake in this LIC tower project.

• For Sale – Lynbrook – 1,000 s/f convenience store all set up and stocked – all inventory included.  ATM, Lotto, MoneyGram etc.  5 parking spaces.  Asking $75,000 Joann C. Realty 917-317-4034

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Spacious 1BR w/ terrace in high rise building. Open, renovated kitchen w/ extra storage/cabinet space, large LR/DR, many amenities including 24-hr doorman, central AC, gym, laundry on each floor, sundeck, garage and more.  Asking $279,000  Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• Sold – Bayside – A one-bathroom, 520-square-foot studio condo at 213-02 42nd Avenue for $374,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Buyout firms Bain Capital and CVC Capital Partners are competing to acquire Papa John’s.

• ABC Carpet, which has been selling carpets in the Big Apple for a century, is downsizing again.

Events
• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Halloween Puppet Show and Healthy Treats. Flushing Greenmarket, 136-50 Maple Ave.

• Little Neck - 12:30 to 2 p.m. – Spooktacular Celebration. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.

• Forest Hills - 2 to 5 p.m. – Halloween Festivities. Maspeth Federal Savings, 101-09 Metropolitan Ave.

• Jamaica – 3 to 6 p.m. – Zara Realty hosts Spooky Fun Halloween Party for Queens children. 166-07 Hillside Ave.

• Flushing – 4 p.m. – Doctors for Equal Opportunity announce support of SHSAT. 136-33 37th Ave.

• Glendale – 4:15 to 6:30 p.m. – Trunk or Treat. The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• Jackson Heights – 5 p.m. – Halloween Parade. 89th St. & 37th Ave.

• Astoria - 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Children’s Halloween Costume Party. Central Restaurant, 20-30 Steinway St.

• Maspeth – 7 p.m. – Ragamuffin Parade. Starts @ Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 65-40 Grand Ave.

• Glendale – 7 p.m. – Glendale Halloween Parade. 69th St. & Myrtle Ave.

• Astoria – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – The Resurrection Party. George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios, 35-11 35th Ave.

 LIC – 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. – Carnival Macabre Halloween Ball. The Plaxall, Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

October 31st, 2018 at 4:31 pm

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