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Tuesday, October 9

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 78.

Top Stories
• Hurricane Michael is expected to hit ground tomorrow and cause major destruction to Florida’s Gulf Coast.

• Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh for the “pain and suffering” Kavanaugh’s sexual assault allegations caused him and his family.

• The driver behind the wheel of the limo that crashed upstate and resulted in 20 people dead reportedly had a history of prior drug busts.

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Andrea Brachfield Jazz Quartet  Fri Oct 12th 8pm  This is the last of the series of premieres for the work , “If Not Now, When? “ which was composed by Andrea Brachfeld and Bill O’Connell, pianist extraordinaire.  $16   Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• Postal workers in Queens call on the president to stop talk of privatizing the U.S. Postal Service.

• A local rapper was shot and killed outside a local bar in Woodhaven.

• Police are looking for a suspect that slashed a passenger’s face on a bus in St. Albans.

Politics
• President Trump believes that Chicago should use the NYPD’s controversial method of ‘Stop and Frisk’ to reduce gun violence.

• Bill and Hilary Clinton are going on tour together to headline in a series of events together across the country.

Entertainment
• Trump says he likes Taylor Swift about 25% less now that she has publicly endorsed two Democrats in Tennessee.

• Former first daughter Barbara Bush had a secret wedding to screenwriter Craig Coyne.

Buzzing Back

• In 1985, on what would have been John Lennon’s 45th birthday, Yoko Ono dedicates a 2.5 acre section in NY’s Central Park called Strawberry Fields.

• In 1952 reality star Sharon Osbourne is born in London, England. In 1982, she married this rock star and revived his career by creating this Summerfest.

Opinion
• The Daily News thinks that the New York State property tax is blatantly unfair.

• The New York Times contemplated the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist that is missing, and thinks that if he was abducted Saudi Arabia needs to be held responsible.

In the Blogs
• A Queens man posed as a police officer and forced his victim to ‘donate’ money to the 114th precinct.

• ‘City Mailroom’ opened at 44-70 21st street near Court Square.

Trending in New York
• #madebygoogle
• Drew Brees
• Brock Holt
• Kavanaugh Impeachment
• #BetterCallSaul

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (1-2)  lost to the Red Sox 16-1 in the third game of the Division Series.They will play each other again today at 8:07 pm.

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Annual Meeting of the LIC BID  Wed Oct 10th 5-7pm We will report on accomplishments, discuss plans for the future, review financials, elect directors of the board and present awards. Register here.  We Work Queens Plaza, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, LIC
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Real Estate
• Investors are searching for smart opportunities for real estate in these times of climate change.

• For Sale – Little Neck - One family detached Ranch features 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, finished basement, detached garage, pvt driveway.  Excellent school district.  Asking $948,000  O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Ridgewood – Railroad style 2 BR, spacious LR, EIK, 1 full bath.  Heat & hot water included.  Asking $1,950/month. ID # 1327212  Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Jamaica – A three bedroom, two bathroom, 132 square foot house at 14517 123rd Ave for $430,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Facebook’s new speakers which include a camera that can follow users around the room and a microphone that can enhance voices, are creeping users out.

• The creator of Fortnite just bought anti cheating software.

Events
• Fresh Meadows – 9 to 11 a.m. – CityParks Senior Fitness: Tennis  Cunningham Park Tennis Courts, Union Tpk & 193rd St.

• Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Fitness: Yoga  Cunningham Park Tennis Courts, Union Tpk & 193rd St.

• LIC – 5:30 p.m. – NYC Kids Rise Event. College savings program. P.S. 76. 36-36 10th Street.

• Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  Royal Indian Palace, 118-06 Atlantic Avenue

Written by QTadmin

October 9th, 2018 at 12:53 pm

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