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Wednesday, November 13

Weather
• Sunny but cold with a high of 35 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump impeachment hearings will be televised today, and includes testimony from diplomats.

• The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared to side with Trump in letting DACA end during oral arguments.

• The MTA’s new tap-and-go fare system is coming to 48 subway stations in December.

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Thursday Night Jazz Series Thurs Nov 14th 8pm Melvis Santa is a singer, pianist, dancer, actress and educator born and raised in Havana. $10. Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica.
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Queens News
• Police are looking for a reckless driver who struck a bicyclist and several carsin Long Island City.

• Cops are looking for a pair of thieves who stole an iPad and a tablet from a Flushing bubble tea shop.

• Local leaders in South Jamaica want a community center to be reopened after a teen was shot last month.

Politics
• GOP presidential candidate Mark Sanford has ended his short-lived bid to oust Trump as the Republican nominee.

• The latest Monmouth University poll shows Pete Buttigieg joining the top tier of Democratic candidates in Iowa.

Entertainment
• Robert De Niro will receive the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award.

• “People” magazine has named John Legend as 2019’s Sexiest Man Alive.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968, Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones buys Crotchford Farms in Sussex, England, where in 1924 this book was written.

• In 1969, actor Gerard Butler is born in Paisley, Scotland. He won an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for his performance in this movie.

Opinion
• The Times says banning e-cigarettes could actually do more harm than good.

• The Post says public hearings don’t make impeachment any less of a farce.

In the Blogs
• A new late-night spot in Astoria called FoodStruck is offering your favorite comfort foods.

• Resorts World Casino NYC recently celebrated its eighth anniversary with a special drawing and prizes.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (2-9) lose yet again to the Chicago Bulls, 120-102.

• The Nets (4-5) fell to the Utah Jazz, 119-114.

• The Rangers (8-6-2) topped the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime, 3-2.

• The Islanders (12-3-1) host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7 p.m.

• New Nets CEO David Levy is stepping down after less than two months on the job.

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Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark – Watercolor Painting Workshop Fri Nov 15th 6-8pm Participants learn how to paint using watercolor techniques. Supplies are provided. Space is limited – please reserve your spot. Al Oerter Rec Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave., Flushing.
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Real Estate
• A portfolio of rent-stabilized properties, including sites in Brooklyn and Queens, has hit the auction block.

• For Sale – 162-41 Powells Cover Blvd, #2K, Whitestone - 1200 s/f 1 BR, 1 bath co-op has terrace with views of the Whitestone Bridge.  Heat, hot water & taxes are included in maintenance. On 2nd flr in elevator bldg.  Seasonal pool, 24 hr. concierge and security.  $429,000  Lou Pastorini 917-648-3213

• For Sale – 53-40 212th Street, Bayside – One family brick has 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, full finished basement, LR, DR, kitchen.  $858,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100 

• Sold – Bay Terrace - A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 725-square-foot co-op at 23-55 Bell Boulevard for $262,888. Zillow.

Business News
• Disney+’s launch was marred by glitches due to high demands.

Tesla plans to build its next factory in the Berlin area, according to Elon Musk.

Events
Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – New York Mets, Hain Celestial host food drive. Mets Team Store at Citi Field, 41 Seaver Way.

Maspeth – 1 p.m. – State-of-the-Art Stream Lab Grand Opening. St. Stanislas Kostka Catholic Academy, 61-17 Grand Ave.

Maspeth - 2:30 p.m. – Bereavement Group Meeting. Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St.

Douglaston - 7 to 9 p.m. – Proseco, Prosciutto and Provolone. Alley Pond environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.

Springfield Gardens – 7 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilwoman Adrienne Adams participate in town hall meeting. August Martin High School, 156-10 Baisley Blvd.

Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

Fresh Meadows – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting. Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

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November 13th, 2019 at 9:36 am

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