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Wednesday, October 10

• Cloudy early, but partial clearing in the afternoon. High of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump supporters in Iowa chanted “Lock Her Up,” not at Hillary Clinton, but instead at California Senator Dianne Feinstein.

• Hurricane Michael has strengthened to Category 3 as it roars toward the Gulf Coast.

• The X makes it official! New York City residents can select now select a third gender option on their birth certificate.

Fall Festival  Sat Oct 13th 12-3pm Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins and more! Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich. Victory Field, Woodhaven Blvd & Myrtle Ave., Woodhaven.

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Queens News
• Former Queens State Senator Frank Padavan died at the age of 83.

• A Jamaica man is clinging onto his life after he was shot in the face and stomach.

• Police are looking for a creep who has been accused of groping young girls in Corona.

• Nikki Haley will resign as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and has no plans to run in 2020.

• Carlos Danger is back! Anthony Weiner will be released from federal prison early for good conduct.

• Here’s your first look at Ruby Rose in her fierce Batwoman costume for the CW.

• James Gunn will take on the “Suicide Squad” sequel for Warner Bros.

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, The Rose, starring Bette Midler as a self-destructive 1960s rock star premiered in LA.

• In 1973, TV show host Mario Lopez is born in San Diego, CA. During the 1980s, he portrayed A.C. Slater on this TV show.

• The Times says Nikki Haley will be missed for her ability to navigate Trump and represent the United States.

• Errol Louis writes in the Daily News that the RFK Human Rights group is taking an important step in its bail reform effort.

In the Blogs
• These anti-immigrant signs found in Sunnyside are linked to a white supremacist group.

• A MetroCard van is coming to Glendale at the end of the month.

Trending in New York

• The Yankees season is over. The Bombers fell to the Red Sox, 4-3, concluding the American League Division Series.

• Joel Sherman writes in the Post that the questions are just beginning for the Yankees.

• All the initial hype around Knicks rookie Kevin Knox has stopped abruptly.

• The Giants have officially waived first-found bust Ereck Flowers.

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The QED Holiday Bazaar is coming back and we are calling all local creative crafters, designers, artists, makers and bakers to apply by 10/15! Apply Here! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria.

Real Estate
• Cape Advisors has filed plans to build a massive 710-unit residential buildingon the Astoria waterfront.

• For Sale – Elmhurst - One family brick offers full finished basement, private driveway, 1 car garage, updated heating system. Great expansion abilities w/ 989 s/f of unused F.A.R.  Asking $879,000  O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Massapequa – Mint, turn-key home has 4 BRs, 3 full bath, full finished basement, large yard w/ unground pool, 1 car garage, large pvt driveway.  Asking $849,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Rosedale – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,200-square-foot house at 243-43 145th Avenue for $545,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Google has unveiled its new Pixel smartphone, a Google Home smart speaker and its first tablet computer.

• The state of Nevada sued Tesla over unpaid taxes for its workers.

Woodside – 8:45 a.m. – NYC DOT, NYPD and elected officials discuss expanded enforcement and design enhancements. Northern Blvd. and 54th St.

Woodhaven – 10 a.m. – Street co-naming ceremony for longtime civic leader Maria Thomson. Jamaica Ave. and Forest Parkway.

Astoria – 10 a.m. to Noon – CityParks Senior Fitness – Tennis. Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21st St. & Hoyt Ave.

Flushing – 10 a.m. to Noon – CityParks Senior Fitness – Tennis. Flushing Meadow Corona Park Tennis Courts, Meridian Rd.

Maspeth – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Free NY Legal Assistance Mobile Legal Help Center. Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.

Maspeth – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Bereavement Group. Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St.

LIC – 5 to 7 p.m. – Annual Meeting of the LIC BID. We Work Queens Plaza, 27-01 Queens Plaza North.

Corona – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Awards Dinner. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

Astoria – 9 p.m. – Quip It Good! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Written by QTadmin

October 10th, 2018 at 3:11 pm

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