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Thursday, October 11

Weather
• Thunderstorms likely throughout the day with a high of 76.

Top Stories
• At least one person is dead after Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm.

• The sex assault case against Harvey Weinstein could be falling apart after prosecutors found a note from an accuser suggesting the sex was consensual.

• Under a Trump rule change, 75,000 legal immigrants in New York City could have to decide between social services and permanent residency.

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Queens News
• A jailhouse interview with the woman accused of stabbing three infants in Flushing sheds new light on the so-called “birth tourism” industry.

• A drug boss serving a 20-year sentence in an Oklahoma federal prison, used a cell phone to flood Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan with coke and heroin.

• An Elmhurst man was arrested for strangling his girlfriend after she broke up with him on a cruise ship that was headed back to NYC from the Bahamas.

Politics
• Cop-killer Herman Bell voted in the gubernatorial election after Governor Cuomo signed an executive order restoring voting rights to 25,000 parolees.

• Recently retired Supreme Court Justice Gregory Lasak is running for Queens DA. He spoke with the Queens Ledger about his campaign.

Entertainment
• Second Hand News: Lindsey Buckingham is finally speaking out on his ouster from Fleetwood Mac. “This is not he way you end something like this.”

• A new food festival, Eeeeeatscon, debuted at Forest Hills Stadium this past weekend.

Buzzing Back

• In 1984, Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan becomes the first American woman to walk in space.

• In 1992, rapper Cardi B. is born in the Bronx. She gained fame as a cast member on this TV reality series.

Opinion
• A Post columnist argues the Small Business Jobs Survival Act, which includes rent controls on commercial spaces, will kill the city’s economy.

• Local musician and blockchain company Macroscope owner shares his thoughts on last week’s Mondo NYC music and tech conference in Brooklyn.

In the Blogs
• The television show “Manifest” will be filming in Maspeth today. Parking will be limited on 54th Street, and there will be controlled explosions and fake gunplay.

• The Friends of MacDonald Park will be holding its a cleanup event on Saturday. Volunteers are welcomed!

Trending in New York
 Lakers
 LeBron
• Stevie Nicks
• Misty
• Jessica Lange

Scoreboard
• The Giants (1-4) look to get their season back on track when they host the Eagles at MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

• The Rangers (0-3) will be looking for their first win of the season when they host the Sharks at MSG at 7 p.m.

• WFAN on-air personality John Jastremski writes in the Long Island City Journal that if the Giants want to salvage their season, they need to win tonight.

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Real Estate
• Alexandria Real Estate Equities just purchased The Bindery building on 48th Avenue in LIC for $75 million.

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• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath 779-square-foot condo at 42-35 Main Street in Downtown Flushing for $888,888.

Style & Fashion
• Ralph Lauren takes streetwear to the ski slopes for your winter wardrobe.

• Here’s the best looks to steal from the runways of London‘s Spring Fashion Show.

Events
 Astoria – 9 a.m. – State Senator Michael Gianaris announces endorsement of Jessica Ramos for State Senate. Ditmars Blvd. & 31st St.

 Fresh Meadows – 9 to 11 a.m. – CityPark Seniors Fitness: Tennis. Cunningham Park Tennis Courts, Union Turnpike & 193rd St.

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

 Rego Park – 11 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz visits with seniors. Rego Park Seniors Club, 63-39 99th St.

 Sunnyside – 4 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joins Girl Scouts for voter registration drive.  Bliss Plaza, 46th St. & Queens Blvd.

• Ozone Park - 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 92-24 Rockaway Blvd.

• Howard Beach – 6:30 p.m. – Borough President Katz speaks at Detectives’ Endowment Association annual dinner. Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Maspeth – 6:30 to 11 p.m. – St. Stan’s/Tranfiguration Parish Bazaar. 57-15 61st St.

• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Dutch Kills Civic Association Monthly Meeting. Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th St.

• Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP Monthly Meeting. Saint Pancras School, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

Written by QTadmin

October 11th, 2018 at 1:43 pm

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