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Monday, December 9

• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 57 degrees.

Top Stories
• The FBI is investigating the Pensacola naval base shooting as an act of terrorism after finding tweets from the gunman.

• Hundreds of New Yorkers spent the night sleeping in Times Square to raise awareness for the homelessness crisis.

• Carrol Spinney, the puppeteer and voice behind Big Bird, has died at 85 years old.

Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Mon Dec 9th 7pm Featuring the St. Nicholas Church Children’s Choir. Hot chocolate & cookies provided by Brooklyn Bagels & Coffee Co. McManus Memorial Square, 81st St. & Grand Central Service Rd, Astoria Heights.

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Queens News
• A crazed straphanger whacked a stranger over the head with an umbrella in a Far Rockaway station.

• The NYPD has determined that the razor blade found in the sandwich at a Rockaway Park eatery was an accident.

• Community members hosted a charity basketball tournament and fundraiser to honor the teen killed by a stray bullet.

• Jerry Nadler believes a jury would convict Trump in “three minutes flat” based on evidence gathered by House lawmakers.

• Elizabeth Warren disclosed making $1.9 million in private legal work since 1986.

• The first trailer for the highly-anticipated “Wonder Woman 1984″ has been released.

Weekend Box Office
Frozen II: $85.9 million
Knives Out: $26.7 million
Ford v Ferrari: $13 million
• Queen & Slim: $11.8 million
• A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: $11.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1983, Al Pacino stars in “Scarface” and receives a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination.

• In 1980, actor Simon Helberg is born in Los Angeles. He is best known for his role as Howard Wolowitz on this CBS hit comedy.

• The Times says the best course for the House is to present an impeachment case focused on Ukraine and dangers to the 2020 election.

• The Post says de Blasio has bungled the homelessness crisis yet again.

In the Blogs
• The group that puts on the Maspeth Memorial Day Parade is hosting a holiday event tonight.

• The Queens College Choral Society is performing “Carmina Burana” next weekend.

Trending in New York

• The Jets (5-8) edged the Miami Dolphins, 22-21.

• The Giants (2-10) visit the Philadelphia Eagles at 8:15 p.m.

• After firing head coach David Fizdale, the Knicks (4-19) fell to the Indiana Pacers, 104-103.

• The Nets (13-10) topped the Denver Nuggets, 105-102.

• The Rangers (15-11-3) blanked the Vegas Golden Knights, 5-0.

• The Islanders (19-7-2) take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on the road. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Queens Borough President Candidates Education Forum Tues Dec 10th 7-8:30pm Sponsored by Zone 126. Open to the Community. Food & refreshments will be served. Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th Rd., LIC.

Real Estate
• A&E Real Estate Holdings scored $97.5 million in refinancing from Deutsche Bank for its massive Rego Park portfolio.

• For Sale – 60-43 77th Place, Middle Village - Two family brick has open modern kitchen, new full bath.  LR, FDR w/ oak hardwood floors, large covered terrace, extra attic storage.  2nd floor is a 1 BR apt. w/ modern kitchen. $878,000.Lou Pastorini. 917-797-7567

• For Sale - 60-67 Putnam Avenue, Ridgewood – Two family brick close to trains, stores & restaurants.  5 BRs, 2 bath total. Full basement, nice backyard.  $1.199M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Maspeth – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 648-square-foot condo at 57-45 74th Street for $365,000. Zillow.

Woodside - 3 to 5 p.m. – Classic Movie Monday: “China Seas” (1935). Sunnyside Plays, 43-09 48th Ave.

Glendale – 5 to 8 p.m. – Pet Photos with Santa. The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

Kew Gardens – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 9 hosts a public discussion regarding criminal justice and bail reform. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. Rm 213.

Astoria Heights – 7 p.m. – Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration. McManus Memorial Square, 81st St. & Grand Central Pkwy Service Rd.

Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

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December 9th, 2019 at 9:50 am

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