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Tuesday, November 14

Weather
• Cloudy in the morning but more sun in the afternoon. High of 47.

Top Stories
• A second woman accused Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault, this time inside a locked car.

• Donald Trump Jr. communicated with WikiLeaks through Twitter messagesduring the 2016 campaign.

• WFAN will replace Mike Francesa with three up-and-coming radio personalities for the afternoon show.

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Decorate the Castle for the Holidays  Sun Nov 19th 10am – 4pm  We’re decking the halls, trimming the tree, and welcoming volunteers who’d like to lend a hand! Cookies & Cocoa for all!  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue, Bayside
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Queens News
• The prototype for the proposed Brooklyn-Queens Connector streetcar that will run from Astoria to Sunset Park was unveiled.

• While cyclists celebrated a protected bike lane in Douglaston, other residents called attention to yet another crash at the roadway.

• A Queens senator is proposing legislation to prohibit elected officials who are resigning from appointing their own successors.

Politics
• McCray for City Council? New York’s First Lady isn’t ruling out a run for elected office after she leaves City Hall.

• Ethnic constituencies and the anti-Trump movement will play a role in the 2021 mayoral race, according to political observers.

Entertainment
• Taylor Swift announced the first dates of her stadium tour for newly-released album Reputation.

• Amazon has acquired the rights to develop a Lord of the Rings television adaptation with a multi-season commitment.

Buzzing Back

• In 1851 Moby-Dick is published.  Moby-Dick is considered a great classic of American literature and contains one of the most famous opening lines in fiction: “Call me Ishmael.”

• In 1954 the 1st female African-American U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is born in Birmingham, Alabama

Opinion
• The Daily News calls Roy Moore a “moral monster” who could still end up in the United States Senate.

• The Post says de Blasio should let the City Council end a tax on small businesses.

In the Blogs
• An Astoria resident and McClancy standout has signed on to play ball at Marshall university.

• A much-needed traffic signal is coming to an intersection near Kissena Park.

Trending in New York
• LeBron
• Embiid
• repCelebrationATT
• #RHOD
• #FallonTonight

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (7-6) blew a large lead to fall to the Cavs, 104-101.

• LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took a short trip on the NYC subway, documenting their commute by video.

• The Nets (5-8) welcome the Boston Celtics to Brooklyn. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Yankees’ Aaron Judge was unanimously selected the AL’s Rookie of the Year.

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LIC Partnership 30th Annual Awards Gala  Tues Nov 14th 6-8pm  Join us in celebration of three decades of business and community awards at this exciting Long Island City venue. Tickets   Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd Street, LIC
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed to transform a lot on Radnor Road in Jamaica Estatesinto a three-story house.

• For Sale – Woodhaven North – Detached one family home has 5 BRs, EIK, access to yard from 1st flr.  Gas heat, lots of sunlight.  2 blocks to train & shopping.  Asking $558,000  Lou Pastorini  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Maspeth/Elmhurst - 2 BR apt in very good condition.  Includes het/hot water.  Asking $2,200/mo  Marie Breslin  O’Kane Realty  917-623-6306

• Sold – Rego Park – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,440-square-foot house at 85-36 67th Avenue for $700,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple is rumored to release three new iPhones next year, including a supersized iPhone X.

• Qualcomm rejected Broadcom’s $103 billion takeover bid, citing regulatory hurdles.

Events
• Flushing – 8 a.m. – Queens College Business Forum Breakfast features panel of health care industry leaders. 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Flushing – 9 a.m. – New York Presbyterian-Queens hosts first annual Physician Communication Symposium. 56-45 Main St.

• Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet reviews snow removal and stormwater runoff plans. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• LIC – 10 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella co-hosts Climate and Community Protection Act public forum. CUNY Law School, 2 Court Sq.

• East Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta, Woodside on the Move holds7th annual turkey drive. Peralta’s office, 32-37 Junction Blvd.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo, Parks Department unveil Toolcat snow removal equipment. Kissena Park, Oak Ave. and 164th St.

• Flushing – 3 p.m. – Assemblyman Ron Kim announces details of 2017 Turkey Giveaway. Kim’s district office, 136-20 38th Ave., Suite 10A.

• LIC 6 to 8 p.m. – LIC Partnership 30th Annual Awards Gala. Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St.

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 200.

Written by QTadmin

November 14th, 2017 at 4:24 pm

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