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Morning Buzz: Worse feared for two missing teens at Rockaway Beach, NYC Ferry primarily used by upper-middle class

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Wednesday, October 2

Weather
• Showers later today with a high of 91 degrees.

Top Stories
• According to his aides, Trump suggested shooting migrants in the legs in order to slow them down after they crossed the border.

• A new study shows that NYC Ferry is primarily being used by white, upper-middle class residents.

• Georgia’s controversial ban on abortions was blocked from going into effect in January.

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The Big Quiz Thing: DC vs. Marvel  Wed Oct 2nd  7:30-9:30pm  A rare open-to-the-public game show spectacular in honor of New York Comic Con.  $10  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Queens News
• There are fears that two missing teens have possibly drowned at Rockaway Beach while rescuers managed to pluck a third teen from the water.

• A man shot his accomplice in the head when the two attempted to rob a man of his chain in Jamaica.

• The hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a homeless man in Rosedale has been arrested.

Politics
• Councilman Donovan Richards will likely make official his run for Queens borough president this afternoon.

• Ex-Congressman Chris Collins pleaded guilty to two charges in an insider-trading case.

Entertainment
• After a disappointing premiere week for most, new fall TV shows held steady in its second week.

• A “Schitt’s Creek” pop-up is coming to New York City this holiday season.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 Rod Stewart enjoyed a two sided, US number one record with this side A song and this side B song.

• In 1970 TV show host Kelly Ripa is born in Stratford, NJ.  For 12 years she played Hayley Vaughn on this soap opera.

Opinion
• The Daily News argued that the cost of health insurance around the countryhas left families reeling.

• The Los Angeles Times declared that communist China is a rising but irresponsible global superpower.

In the Blogs
• The Yoga Studio’s space in Astoria has a secret history filled with neighborhood tales.

• A teen was forcibly touched by a bicyclist last week in Corona.

Trending in New York
• Hader
• Brewers
• Bryce Harper
• #WNBAFinals
• #Empire

Scoreboard
• The MLB postseason kicked off last night with the Washington Nationals beating the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-3, in the National League Wild Card Game.

• The American League Wild Card Game, between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics, will start at 8:09 p.m.

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Real Estate
• Construction on Queens Plaza Park is nearing the halfway mark and the final structure will eventually stand 755 feet tall.

• For Sale – 76-22 57th Road, Middle Village – One family on large 30×100 lot, beautiful backyard w/ deck.  2 BRs, 1 bath.  $788,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• For Sale – 52-36 62nd Street, Maspeth – Detached one family has hardwood floors, modern kitchen, 3 BRs, fully finished basement, pvt yard w/ detached garage.  $899,000. Eliot HillRealty. 718-672-4444

• Sold – Jamaica – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom,1,530-square-foot condo at 151-39 Sapphire St. for $449,000. Zillow

Business News
• Gap’s Hill City, a men’s active wear brand, is the latest online brand to move into physical retail.

• Drone deliveries for institutions, such as universities and hospitals, could soon become a reality.

Events
Little Neck – 8:50 a.m. – Senator John Liu will greet kids and parents at school drop-off time at Commonpoint Queens before joining a Pre-K class to read students a book. Sam Field Center, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

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

Flushing - 12 p.m. – Councilman Donovan Richards, joined by family and former Borough President Claire Shulman, will make an announcement about the future of Queens. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Unisphere, near Queens Museum

Astoria – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – The Big Quiz Thing: DC vs. Marvel.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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October 2nd, 2019 at 10:01 am

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