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Wednesday, Oct 9
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Yom Kippur.
Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with possible showers. The high will be 59 degrees.

Top Stories
• The US announced visa restrictions on Chinese officials following Xinjiang abuses.

• A 17-year-old from the Bronx has become the state’s first vaping death.

• For the fifth consecutive year, three STDs have reached an all-time high in the United States.

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Fear Manor Haunted House  Fri Oct 4th – Sat Nov 2nd  Experience the creepiest haunted house located right across the street from St. John’s Cemetery. Warning: this is NOT for children!  Click here for more details, times & tickets.  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave, Glendale
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Queens News
• A public hearing on the planned Glendale shelter descended into chaos.

• The Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings spoke at a Maspeth Kiwanis meeting on how organizations can fight summonses.

• One person was injured in a three-car collision that clogged traffic in the Queens-Midtown Tunnel on Tuesday.

Politics
• Democrats will subpoena Gordon Sondland, the ambassador blocked from testifying by Trump.

• The New York Republican Committee launched a new effort to counter the impeachment talk in Congress.

Entertainment
• Madame Tussauds unveiled an Avicii wax figure, as part of a music experience, in honor of the late DJ.

• The season 10 premiere of “The Walking Dead” sunk to a series low.

Buzzing Back

• In 1974 German businessman Oskar Schindler, credited with saving 1,200 Jews from the Holocaust, dies at the age of 66.

• In 1940 musical legend John Lennon is born in Liverpool, England. He was a symbol of counterculture, promoting peace, activism and freedom of speech.

Opinion
• A Daily News columnist argued that Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds is the latest indignity for the suffering country of Syria.

• A NY Times columnist suggested Republicans stand by Trump simply because they like what he does.

In the Blogs
• The Department of Transportation will install a traffic light at a dangerous intersection in Woodside.

• Assemblyman Mike Miller recently held his Annual Hispanic Heritage Event to honor the contributions of the local Latino community.

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Scoreboard
• The Tampa Bay Rays stayed alive in the postseason by defeating the Houston Astros, 4-1. They play Game 5 tomorrow at 7:07 p.m.

• The St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves play Game 5 at 5:02 p.m.

• The Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers play Game 5 at 8:37 p.m.

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French Horn Recital: Frank Donaruma  Sun Oct 13th 5pm  French Horn recital featuring the French horn, piano and tuba.  Free!  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Real Estate
• The Levine family discuss how they turned Douglaston into a real estate family success story.

• For Sale - 54-08 64th Street, Maspeth - One family home in move-in condition offers 3 BRs, 1 bath, 6 split a/c units, updated hot water heater, boiler and windows.  Stand up attic for storage.  Close to shops & transportation.  $779,000. O’Kane Realty. 917-623-6306

• For Sale – 70-18 266th Street, Floral Park – Beautiful 3 BR Ranch on oversized corner lot offers LR, dining area, 1.5 bath, partially finished basement, enclosed porch, plenty of storage.  $879,000. Carollo Realty 718-747-7747 

• Sold – Woodhaven – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op at 8355 Woodhaven Blvd. for $275,000. Zillow

Business News
• Target employees have revealed that the company’s “modernization” plan at its stores has backfired.

• See how much the ultra rich are investing in the future with The Impact 50.

Events
Astoria – 10 a.m. – Cityparks Senior Tennis. Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21st St & Hoyt Ave. So.

Corona – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis.  Tennis Courts – Meridian Road, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Jackson Heights – 4 p.m. – Immigrants protest the plans for four borough-based jails. Diversity Plaza, Jackson Heights

Written by QTadmin

October 9th, 2019 at 9:01 am

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