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Thursday, October 19

Top Stories 
• Former President George W. Bush criticized Russian interference in the 2016 election and addressed race relations during a forum.

• The city’s three library systems dismissed $2.25 million in late fees for children and teens.

Queens News
• Two young girls who left a note saying they ran away together returned safely to their homes.

• Police are searching for two armed suspects who robbed a hotel in Maspeth.

• A thief snatched a man’s chain and punched him in the face in South Ozone Park.

Subway Status 
• Northbound 4 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Burnside Av.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Disabled vehicle on I-495 eastbound just past Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge left lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave and Exit – 3rd Ave; Ramp.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit – 3rd Ave; Ramp and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.


• The Yankees took a 3-2 lead in the ALCS after blanking the Astros, 5-0. Game 6 is tomorrow night in Houston at 8:08 p.m.

• The Nets (0-1) fell to the Pacers in their season opener, 140-131.

• The Knicks kick off the 2017-18 season against Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

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What’s On TV Tonight

• It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (ABC, 8PM) – Charlie Brown is finally invited to a Halloween party; Snoopy engages the Red Baron in a dogfight; and Linus waits patiently in the pumpkin patch for the Great Pumpkin.

• Arrow (CW, 9PM) – Oliver tries to balance being the mayor, the Green Arrow and a father to William. Meanwhile, Anatoly returns to Star City with a deadly agenda.

• Chicago Fire (NBC, 10PM) – While running a secret errand, Dawson finds herself trapped in a collapsed parking structure. In other events, pressure mounts on Casey as he takes on additional duties.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: No Reservations- The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.

• Hulu: Little Shop of Horrors – A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

• Amazon Video: Fight for Space – In the 1960s and 70s, the Space Race inspired a generation to pursue careers in science and technology, and then it all ended. Fight for Space looks at why this happened and re-awakens our sense of wonder and discovery.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Middle Village – Single family brick features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, oak floors, EiK, finished basement, 2 car garage, and private yard. Asking $740,000.  Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Glendale – Renovated apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 bath, open kicthen layout, and hardwood flooring. Asking $1,700/month.  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

 Just Made 4 U
Located at 8021 37th Ave.

Enjoy their Shrimp Salad made with spring mixed, strawberry, cranberry, apple, almonds, grilled shrimp and Just Made 4U dressing for $13.95.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 

 Sunnyside - 6 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina attends District 24 Community Education Council Meeting. PS 199, 39-20 48th Ave.

• Woodhaven - 7 p.m – Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association Town Hall. American Legion Post 118, 89-02 91st St.

 Woodside – 7 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer attends United Forties Civic Association meeting. St. Theresa Catholic Church, 50-20 45th St.

 East Elmhurst – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 3 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Folder Protection: You can password protect your folders on Windows and MacOS for extra security. Click here to learn how.

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Written by QTadmin

October 19th, 2017 at 4:03 pm

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