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Morning Buzz: Four injured in Sunset Park wreck, Escaped prisoner causes Downtown Brooklyn manhunt.

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Tuesday, Oct 8

• Scattered showers with a high of 67.

Top Stories
• Governor Cuomo says that there will be a greater police presence around synagogues during Yom Kippur starting tonight.

• A federal judge has ruled that President Trump must turn over his tax returns.

• A New York man has been awarded the Nobel Prize for research on how cells harvest oxygen

“Get To The Point 5K Run”  Sun Oct 13th  Join the 400+ participants in this year’s 26th Annual Run.  All proceeds help support the St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy.   Visit to register today!

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Brooklyn News
• Escaped prisoner in Downtown Brooklyn sets off police hunt.

• A crash on Fourth Avenue In Sunset Park sends two people to the hospital.

• When beloved East Coast supermarket chain Wegmans opens in Brooklyn later this month, it’ll bring a lot more than another grocery store to the neighborhood.

• Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy if it takes ‘off-limits’ actions.

• The Supreme Court session begins without an ill Clarence Thomas.

• Squad representative Ilhan Omar files for divorce from her husband after years of speculations.

• The trailer for the anticipated fourth season of Rick and Morty dropped, with an official release date.

Buzzing Back

• In 1974 After a long dry spell, Dionne Warwicke returned to the US top ten with this song.

• In 1970 movie actor Matt Damon is born in Cambridge, MA.  In 1997, he starred in this movie with the late Robin Williams.

From the left, The New York Times – Don’t be fooled. Chief Justice John Roberts is as partisan as they come.

From the right, National Review – The flagrant distortions and subtle lies of the ‘1619 Project.’

In the Blogs
• An annual gala supports the largest park in Queens.

• A mobile market will provide free produce in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• Jets
• Cowboys
• Gase
• Mahomes

• The Yankees beat the Twins in Minnesota for Game 3 of the ALDS. Final score 5-1. Game 4 against the Twins will begin tonight at 8 p.m.

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New Wave Floral: Sustainable Flower Arranging  Thurs Oct 10th  6-8pm  Create a dynamic and expressive floral arrangement using locally sourced floral materials.  Pre-Registration Required  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave, Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a three-story commercial and manufacturing building at 43-34 37th Street in Sunnyside, Queens.

• For Sale – 104-00 E104th Street, Paerdegat Basin – Corner property on wide lot has hardwood floors modern kitchen, 3 BRs, 2 bath, garage. $659,000. 917-690-2465

• For Rent – Ocean Hill - Spacious 3 BR, 1.5 bath apt for rent features large LR, EIK w/dishwasher, hardwood flooring throughout. Water is included.  Convenient to shops & transportation.  $2,800/mo. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747 

• Sold – Flatbush – Great development site. Two family home on a 4,000 square foot lot. Crifasi Realty 718-782-4411

• Parents have sued Epic games, saying that ‘Fortnite’ is as addictive as cocaine.

• Intel adds Xeon W-2200 series to its 2019 HEDT lineup.

Coney Island – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (beginner).  Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Coney Island – 11 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (intermediate).  Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Greenwood Heights – 6 to 9 p.m. – Pergolesi: Stabat Mater.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

Bushwick – 7 p.m. – Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Prospect Heights – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Fashionably Strange: A History of Victorian Creepiness.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 8th, 2019 at 9:19 am

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