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Thursday, October 4

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 87.

Top Stories
• Jail guards are demanding the city shut down a new juvenile detention facility that opened just a week ago after 20 of them were injured in a gang melee.

• Seven officers were shot, one of them fatally, during a two-hour standoff in an upscale neighborhood in South Carolina.

• A tourist hotspot in Mexico is being hit by a mysterious crime wave in which people are stripped naked, tied to lamposts and their butts left red and raw.

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Carnegie Hall Citywide: Hazmat Modine  Fri Oct 5th  8pm New Orleans-styled honky-tonk with dashes of klezmer and gritty jug band blues. Free w/ RSVP. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• A boy from Maspeth set out to raise $10,000 for Memorial Sloan Kettering after his aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. He raised five times that.

• An Auburndale mother is in custody after her one-year-old daughter was found dead in her home. Her twin brother was also in critical condition.

• A naked man washed up on the shore of Riis Park in the Rockaways.

Politics
• The de Blasio administration’s “chief democracy officer” – who gets paid $165K to boost voter turnout – didn’t bother to vote in the primaries.

• That was fast! The Senate Judiciary Committee has received the FBI’s background check on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Entertainment
• Kate Hudson and her boyfriend Danny Fujikawa welcomed their first baby, a daughter named Rani Rose.

• Amber Heard is ripping a new GQ interview with Johnny Depp in which he denies ever abusing her.

Buzzing Back

• In 1974John Lennon releases “Walls & Bridges” album featuring thisnumber-one single.

• In 1956, actor Christoph Waltz is born in Vienna. He won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal in this movie.

Opinion
• The Queens Ledger writes the best option for DOT’s major, years-long BQE reconstruction project is to shut down the Brooklyn Heights promenade.

• A conservative appeals judge explains how his support for Brett Kavanuagh changed after the Senate hearings.

In the Blogs
• The cookie shop Chip NYC will open its Astoria location on Ditmars Boulevard this evening.

• The man behind a racially motivated assault on a Woodside man in Forest Hills has been sent to prison for 3 1/2 years.

Trending in New York
• Yankees
• Stanton
• #ALWildCard
• Luke Voit
• #ALDS

Scoreboard
• The Yankees will face the Red Sox in the ALDS after topping the Oakland A’s last night, 7-2.

• The Rangers (0-0) open the new NHL season at home against the Nashville Predators. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (0-0) open the season on the road against the Carolina Panthers at 7 p.m.

• An undrafted rookie stole the show in the Knick’s preseason win over the Nets.

• Indianapolis and the Patriots meet on Thursday Night Football in Foxborough. Kickoff is at 8:20 pm.

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Real Estate
• A 618-unit apartment building in Astoria is facing foreclosure after a check from the property’s condo board bounced.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 6th 2-4pm  78-35 76th Street, Glendale.   One family home has 3 BRS, 20 ft. wide, 2 car garage, move in condition. $718,000. Dave Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips 718-757-5881

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 6th 12-2pm  66-38 75th Street, Middle Village Semi detached home, 2 BRs each apt, full finished basement, private yard.  Only 2 blocks to Juniper Park. $920,000. Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,170-square-foot semi-detached home at 149-17 12th Avenue in Whitestone for $652,888.

Style & Fashion
• Bella Hadid’s favorite vegan “ugly shoe” unveiled its new lettuce sandals.

• Pamela Anderson brought a touch of “Baywatch” to Chanel’s runway showduring Paris Fashion Week.

Events
• Astoria - 7 a.m. – Advocates and elected official hold Riders Respond Transit Tour. Astoria/Ditmars Blvd.

• LIC - 7:45 a.m. – Advocates and elected official hold Riders Respond Transit Tour. Queensboro Plaza

• Jackson Heights - 8:20 a.m. – Advocates and elected official hold Riders Respond Transit Tour. Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Ave.

• Jamaica - 8 a.m. – Advocates and elected official hold Riders Respond Transit Tour. Sutphin Blvd./Archer Ave.

Jamaica Estates - 9 a.m. – United Nations International School Open House. 173-53 Croydon Pl.

• Kew Gardens – 10:30 a.m. – Borough President’s land Use Hearing. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz speaks at anti-bullying assembly. Thomas Edison High School, 165-65 84th Ave.

• Queens Village – 2 p.m. – Creedmoor Community Education Day. Creedmoor North Campus, Building 101 DOME, 79-25 Winchester Blvd.

• Astoria – 4 p.m. – Ribbon-cutting ceremony for new dance center. RIOULT Dance NY, 34-01 Steinway St.

• Middle Village – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Joseph P. Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Queen Library, 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Jamaica – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Freeway to Love: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston & Roberta Flack. Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

 Corona – 6 to 9 p.m. – Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park “Evening Under the Stars” Fundraiser. $50  Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

• Flushing – 6 p.m. – The State of the Queens Real Estate Market panel discussion. Royal Queen Restaurant, New World Mall, 3rd Floor, 136-20 Roosevelt Ave.

 Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – District 22 Town Hall to discuss the future of Astoria. PS 171, 14-14 29th Ave.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Speaker Corey Johnson and Councilman Costa Constantinides host town hall. PS 171, 14-14 29th Ave.

• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Eight Tales of Pedro. The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St.

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October 4th, 2018 at 3:36 pm

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