The assembly, which was slated to take place at the Sunnyside Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Queens on November 3 and 4, was cancelled because congregation members could not fuel their cars during the gas panic brought on by Hurricane Sandy. An assembly is comprised of about 10 to 12 congregations, and this particular assembly will include a Spanish-speaking congregation from Southampton, according to Tim Purscell, of Wheatley Heights, a press contact for the event.
Mr. Purscell said they’re expecting somewhere between 800 to 1,000 people to show up this weekend each day. “We’re hoping not to exceed a thousand,” he said.
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