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A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Afternoon Buzz: Coastal flood warnings issued in parts of New York, Motorcyclist killed in Queens crash

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Tuesday, September 19

Top Stories 
• President Trump threatened to destroy North Korea and discussed other issues in his debut address at the United Nations.

• A powerful 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico on the anniversary of a destructive earthquake that occurred in 1985.

• Coastal flood warnings were issued for Southern Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island as Hurricane Jose is expected to stay off-shore.

Queens News
• A motorcyclist was killed after he lost control of his bike and struck a teen girl in Flushing.

• City officials are calling for stronger regulations on private bus companies after a fatal collision bus collision in Flushing.

• A Glendale church and a Queens lawmaker are collecting school supplies and food for those in need.

Subway Status 

• Some northbound 4 and 5 trains are running local from Grand Central-42 St to 125 St, because of signal problems at 59 St.
• Some northbound 5 trains will run on the 2 line from Nevins St to 149 St-Grand Concourse. Expect delays in northbound 2, 4, 5 and 6train service.

• Southbound E and F trains are running with delays due to a train with mechanical problems at Forest Hills-71 Av.
Due to switch problems at 9 Av, the following service changes are in effect:

• Northbound D trains local from 36 St (Bklyn) to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.

• Northbound N trains local from 59 St (Bklyn) to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 4 – I-278; West B-Q Expwy and 94th St.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Linden Blvd.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Pkwy and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 29A – Manhattan Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Mets (65-85) were crushed by the Marlins, 13-1. They take on the Marlins in Miami again at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (83-67) narrowly topped the Twins, 2-1. They continue their pivotal three-game series with the Twins at 7:05 p.m.

• The Giants (0-2) fell to the Detroit Lions, 24-10.

Florence Price: Classical Music Revolutionary
Saturday, Sept 23rd 3pm
A free chamber concert focusing on composer Florence Price, the first black female composer to have a work premiered by a major American orchestra.  Free – Bring a donation of canned goods for local food drive.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing  www.flushingtownhall.org

What’s On TV Tonight

• America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8PM) – The top 10 acts compete one last time at the Dolby Theatre for the chance to win one million dollars and be named the most talented act in America.

• Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern (TRAVEL 9PM) – Andrew Zimmern chows down on tomato pie, juicy roast beef sandwiches, chicken rigatoni and fish pulled fresh from Oneida Lake.

• American Horror Story: Cult (FX-E, 10PM) – Episode 3 of “American Horror Story: Cult.”

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

• Hulu: Atlanta Season 1 – Follows two cousins with different views on art versus commerce on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene.

• Amazon Video: Rome Season 1 – A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Real Estate

• For Sale - Jamaica Hills - Detached 2 family brick, 6 rooms over 6 rooms w/ 3 room walk-in.  Full finished basement, 2 baths each apt.  Private driveway, garage, lg private yard.  Asking $950,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Sale - Woodside – Detached single family brick features 3 BRs, 2 full bath, private driveway, finished basement. Asking $839,000  Landmark International Realty  718-898-8300

Local Eats of the Day

• Uncle Jimmy’s Pizzeria
Located at 41-10 49th St.

Enjoy a personal cheese pizzafor $6.

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

Local Events 
• Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Congresswoman Grace Meng attends public meeting by the National Park Service to provide update on Flushing Remonstrance study. Flushing Friends Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd.

• Ozone Park – 6:30 p.m. – Chancellor Farina attends town hall meeting of District 27’s Community Education Council. MS 137, 109-15 98th St.

• Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Community Education Council District 24 meeting. PS/IS 128, 69-10 65th Dr.

• Ozone Park 7:30 p.m. – Ozone Park Civic Association Meeting. NYFAC Building, 164-14 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Councilman Van Bramer speaks at a recruitment event for NYC Chapter of the New Leaders Council. Icon Bar, 31-84 33rd St.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Facebook Chess: You can play chess online with your friends using Facebook. Click here to learn how.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

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September 19th, 2017 at 4:09 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Pyrros & Serres LLP, Your Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Lawyers

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Tuesday, September 19

Weather
• Wind and steady rain all day. High of 71 degrees.

Top Stories
• Hurricane Maria battered Dominica and other islands in the Caribbean as it intensified into a Category 5 storm.

• U.S. government investigators wiretapped Paul Manafort under court orders before and after the presidential election.

• A vigil for a Georgia Tech student killed by a cop turned violent, forcing the school to tell students to seek shelter.

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Florence Price: Classical Music Revolutionary  Sat Sept 23rd 3pm  A free chamber concert focusing on composer Florence Price, the first black female composer to have a work premiered by a major American orchestra.  Free – Bring a donation of canned goods for local food drive.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing   www.flushingtownhall.org
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Queens News
• The tour bus driver killed in the Flushing crash had his license suspended after a DUI crash that injured three people in Connecticut two years ago.

• Authorities seized enough fentanyl for 32 million fatal overdoses inside a Kew Gardens apartment.

• A Jamaica-based developer is opening a new hotel that will bring 114 rooms near the Jamaica AirTrain station.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo finally endorsed Mayor Bill de Blasio for re-election because he “supports Democrats.”

• Reform-minded Democrats are angry that machine bosses picked the replacement candidate for a vacating state Senate seat.

Entertainment
• Conservative host Jedediah Bila is leaving The View after just one year.

• Linkin Park is hosting a special show in honor of the late Chester Benningtonin October.

Buzzing Back

• In 1990 the movie Goodfellas opens

• In 1974 actor and comedian Jimmy Fallon is born in NYC, New York

Opinion
• The Daily News says lawmakers must ensure private bus lines are forced to adhere to state safety laws.

• The Post says New York politics has continued to rig the election system.

In the Blogs
• A Queens assemblyman met with orphaned students from South Korea.

• Astoria is hosting neighborhood assemblies as part of the City Council’s participatory budgeting process.

Trending in New York
• Giants
• #HipHopHonors
• Dominica
• #SYTYCD
• Dancing with the Stars

Scoreboard
• The Mets (65-85) were crushed by the Marlins, 13-1. They take on the Marlins in Miami again at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (83-67) narrowly topped the Twins, 2-1. They continue their pivotal three-game series with the Twins at 7:05 p.m.

• The Giants (0-2) fell to the Detroit Lions, 24-10.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Jim Henson & Friends: Inside the Sesame Street Vault   Sat Sept 23rd & Sun Sept 24th  1pm  This is a unique opportunity to see rare clips from specials and guest appearances on other television programs.  $15  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria   http://www.movingimage.us
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Real Estate
• A Far Rockaway house that went for $2.9 million tops the list of Queens home sales in August.

• For Sale - Jamaica Hills - Detached 2 family brick, 6 rooms over 6 rooms w/ 3 room walk-in.  Full finished basement, 2 baths each apt.  Private driveway, garage, lg private yard.  Asking $950,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Sale - Woodside – Detached single family brick features 3 BRs, 2 full bath, private driveway, finished basement. Asking $839,000  Landmark International Realty  718-898-8300

• Sold – Whitestone – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,732-square-foot house at 21-56 Clintonville Street for $868,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Streaming video device Roku is reportedly working on an Amazon Echo-like smart speaker.

• Apple Pay’s peer-to-peer app won’t be part of Apple’s new operating system, iOS 11.

Events
• Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet to review organics collection program expansion, street paving requirements. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Pomonok – 9:30 a.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina attends ribbon cutting to unveil school’s new STEAM lab and broadcast studio. PS 201, 65-11 155th St.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. – Councilman Peter Koo, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez call for stronger regulation of private bus companies. Main St. and Northern Blvd.

• Willets Point – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. – New York Mets, Borough President Melinda Katz host hurricane relief drive. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

• Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Elmhurst Hospital cut ribbon on new transport vehicles. 77-10 41st Ave.

• LIC – 11 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer speaks at grand opening of Urban Upbound at Queensbridge. 10-38 41st Ave.

• Bayside – Noon – Comptroller Scott Stringer tours local businesses with Bayside Village BID. Sterling Pharmacy, 38-01 Bell Blvd.

• LIC – 1 p.m. – Councilman Van Bramer drops off school supplies collected from community. PS 111, 37-15 13th St.

• Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Congresswoman Grace Meng attends public meeting by the National Park Service to provide update on Flushing Remonstrance study. Flushing Friends Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd.

• Ozone Park – 6:30 p.m. – Chancellor Farina attends town hall meeting of District 27’s Community Education Council. MS 137, 109-15 98th St.

• Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Community Education Council District 24 meeting. PS/IS 128, 69-10 65th Dr.

• Ozone Park 7:30 p.m. – Ozone Park Civic Association Meeting. NYFAC Building, 164-14 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Councilman Van Bramer speaks at a recruitment event for NYC Chapter of the New Leaders Council. Icon Bar, 31-84 33rd St.

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September 19th, 2017 at 4:01 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Tropical Storm watch issued in NJ and Long Island, Tour bus crashes into MTA bus in Flushing I

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Monday, September 18

Top Stories 
• Evacuations were ordered in areas of Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria makes its way towards the island.

• A tropical storm watch was issued in parts of New Jersey and Long Island as Hurricane Jose continues to move up north.

Queens News
• A speeding tour bus crashed into an MTA bus in Flushing, killing three people and leaving 16 others injured.

• Trump’s childhood home received a partial vacate order after its owners converted the basement into an apartment.

• An Oakland Gardens street corner was co-named in honor of a late Catholic priest who served the community.

Subway Status 
• No M trains between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway).

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

Traffic 
• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 5 – Astoria Blvd / LaGuardia Airport Terminal A, Long-Term Parking and Car Rental Shuttle and 31st St; Hoyt Ave.

• Accident investigation on Main S`t both directions at Northern Blvd all lanes blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Morgan Ave.

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

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

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

Sports

• The Mets (65-84) beat the Braves, 5-1. They’re in Miami tomorrow to take on the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (82-67) fell to the Orioles 6-4. They’re hosting to the Twins at 7:05 p.m.

• The Jets (0-2) fell to the Raiders on the road, 40-25.

• The Giants (0-1) are hosting the Lions on Monday Night Football at 8:30 p.m.

Wine Tasting Class 
Monday, Sept 18th 7 p.m.
 This 90 minutes class will center on wine regions, structure, history of winemaking and how to pair wine with foods. Cheese and tapas are included.  Tickets are $25. Call (718) 326-3707to make a reservation. Limited seating available.  Peggy Dempsey’s, 64-14 Flushing Ave., Maspeth.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Dancing With the Stars (ABC, 8PM) – The 25th-season opener begins with 13 celebrities, including Drew Scott; Terrell Owens; Debbie Gibson; Barbara Cororan; Derek Fisher; and Nick and Vanessa Lachey.

• American Ninja Warrior (NBC, 8PM) – In the Season 9 finale, the season’s best Ninjas tackle the last stages of “Mount Midoriyama.”

• People of Earth (TBS, 10:30PM) – Agent Foster goes to Gina with a personal problem. Richard sues his employer for wrongful termination with the help of the group as character witnesses. Jeff is blackmailed by Eric and Jonathan Walsh offers his support.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: White Collar Season 5 – With Peter in prison facing murder charges and every shred of evidence pointing to him for Senator Pratt’s untimely death, Neal must strike a deal to help try and clear Peter’s name.

• Hulu: Bob’s Burger’s Season 4 - During a camping trip, Bob eats under-cooked fish out of stubbornness and becomes sick.

• Amazon Video: 19-2 Season 1 – Seasoned police officer Nick Barron returns to Station 19 following temporary leave. He is partnered with Ben Chartier, a transfer from a small, rural police force.

Real Estate

• For Sale - Maspeth - Lovely brick ranch, 22 ft wide. Modern kitchen & bath. Updated roof, windows, heating system. Close to Eliot Ave. Asking $679,000 O’Kane Realty  718-799-1111

• For Sale – Middle Village – Newly Custom Built! 2 family – 1st floor has a 3 BR duplex w/ sunken LR, kitchen, DR, 2 baths.  2nd floor has a 2 BR duplex, open layout w/ kitchen, LR, DR.  Full finished basement, custom windows, balcony, private yard, 1 car garage.  Asking $1.649M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

Local Eats of the Day

• Jax Inn 
Located at 72-12 Northern Blvd.

Enjoy their Spicy Chicken Sandwich made with spicy buffalo sauce, lettuce tomatoes, melted pepper jack cheese and french fries for $11.95

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

Local Events 

• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Community District Eduction Council 30 meeting. IS 126, 31-51 21st St.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Willets Point redevelopment meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

• Maspeth – 7 p.m. – Wine Tasting Class.  Peggy Dempsey’s, 64-14 Flushing Ave.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – America’s Sweethearts – Sing, Sing, Sing.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• 2FA: You can secure your online accounts on various platforms and social media by activating two-step verification. Click here to learn how to activate this feature.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

Written by QTadmin

September 19th, 2017 at 4:00 pm

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Morning Buzz: Queens man arrested for fatal shooting of newborn’s mother, Police shoot dog after it attacks two in Ridgewood

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Monday, September 18

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 75 degrees.

Top Stories
• The National Hurricane Center is now tracking three hurricanes in the Atlantic. 

• Fans of Insane Clown Posse marched on Washington to protest their label at a ‘hate group’ by the FBI.

• Four US college students were attacked with acid in France. 

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Wine Tasting Class  Mon Sept 18th 7 p.m. This 90 minutes class will center on wine regions, structure, history of winemaking and how to pair wine with foods. Cheese and tapas are included.  Tickets are $25. Call (718) 326-3707to make a reservation. Limited seating available.  Peggy Dempsey’s, 64-14 Flushing Ave., Maspeth.
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Queens News
• A Queens man was arrested for fatally shooting the mother of his newborn son. 

• Police shot a dog dead after it attacked two girls near a Ridgewood bodega.

• An embattled Queens strip club closed after the state revoked its liquor license. 

Politics
• Senator Schumer wants the feds to keep an eye on gas price gouging after Hurricane Harvey. 

• President Trump is reportedly open to staying in the Paris climate deal. 

Entertainment
• See all the best looks from the red carpet at the Emmy awards.

Weekend Box Office
• It – $60 million
• American Assassin – $14 million
• mother! – $7.5 million
• Home Again – $5.3 million
• The Hitman’s Bodyguard - $3.5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1975 Patty Hearst captured.

• In 1961 “Sopranos” actor James Gandolfini  is born in Westwood, New Jersey.

Opinion
• Veronica Vanterpool calls on Mayor de Blasio to get behind ‘progressive’ congestion pricing in the NY Daily News.

• Making it easier to get certified in New York is the right way to open up the teaching pool, the NY Post says.

In the Blogs
• Hurricanes are making the beaches in New York and New Jersey dangerous with rip currents. 

• Rap legends took the stage at The Meadows festival in Queens over the weekend.

Trending in New York
• #Emmys
• Donald Glover
• Big Little Lies
• Shailene Woodley
• Dolly Parton

Scoreboard
• The Mets (65-84) beat the Braves, 5-1. They’re in Miami tomorrow to take on the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (82-67) fell to the Orioles 6-4. They’re hosting to the Twins at 7:05 p.m.

• The Jets (0-2) fell to the Raiders on the road, 40-25.

• The Giants (0-1) are hosting the Lions on Monday Night Football at 8:30 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Song and A Dance  Music instruction all instruments. All styles of dance including an Angelina Ballerina class starting at 2 years old. Acrobatics & Karate also. Prices are the most reasonable in Queens. First class FREE. 718-478-8076  www.songandadance.com.
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Real Estate
• A new report says the mayor’s affordable housing initiative is failing low income New Yorkers. 

• For Sale - Elmhurst – New Listing. Three family detached home on large 30×100 s/f lot. Ample off street parking, large private backyard. Close to shopping & transportation. Asking $1,250,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111.

• For Rent – Ridgewood – 2.5 BR apt for rent features LR, DR, EIK w/ SS appliances, dishwasher, 1 full bath, washer/dryer, wood burning fireplace. Outdoor deck overlooking landscaped gardens. Asking $2,800/month. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt  718-366-6636  ID #1294923.

• Sold – Howard Beach – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom home on 85th Street for $670,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• An unidentified individual robbed New York Community bank in Corona on Saturday at around 3 p.m. According to police, the individual approached the 21-year old female bank teller and passed a note demanding money then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Events
• Ozone Park – 10 a.m. – Former Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder to endorse Councilman Eric Ulrich for reelection and announce he will serve as chairman of “Democrats for Ulrich.” Kalish Pharmacy, 93-20 Liberty Ave.

• Ridgewood – 11 a.m. – Ribbon cutting for new WIC center. 55-05 Myrtle Ave.

• Little Neck – Noon – Senator Tony Avella Protests DOT decision to ignore community board wishes for Northern Boulevard bike lane. Alley Pond Golf Center- 232-1 Northern Boulevard.

• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Community District Eduction Council 30 meeting. IS 126, 31-51 21st St.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Willets Point redevelopment meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

• Maspeth – 7 p.m. – Wine Tasting Class.  Peggy Dempsey’s, 64-14 Flushing Ave.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – America’s Sweethearts – Sing, Sing, Sing.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave

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September 18th, 2017 at 11:00 am

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Afternoon Buzz: Terror attack in London subway car, Man wanted in connection to fatal Jamaica shooting

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Friday, September 15

Top Stories 
• A homemade bomb exploded on a crowded London subway train in a terror attack that left 29 people injured.

• Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane again which could affect the East Coast including New York.

Queens News
• Police identified a man in connection to the fatal shooting of a man dressed as a woman in Jamaica.

• A Queens man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firebombing five buildings in an anti-Arab hate spree.

• Police are searching for a man who attempted to rape a woman in Flushing.

Subway Status 
• 2 and 3 train service has resumed with delays after earlier signal problems at 135 St.

• No M trains between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway).

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

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 17E – I-278 and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 29B – Tillary St.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between Exit 11 – Jewel Ave; Ramp and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between Exit 8 – Main St and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

•  Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Disabled vehicle on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit deceleration lane blocked.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Mets head to Atlanta for a three-game series with the Braves. First pitch at 7:35 p.m.
• The Yankees continue their pivotal series with the Orioles at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ face the Braves at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees host the Orioles at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their series in Atlanta with a 1:35 p.m. matinee.
• The Bronx Bombers wrap up their four-game set against the Orioles. First pitch at 1:05 p.m.
• The Jets (0-1) head to Oakland to take on the Raiders at 4:05 p.m.

Smile on Maspeth Day!
Sunday, Sept 17th 11am-4pm
It’s our 10TH YEAR OF SMILES! Join us for a fun-filled day of rides, games, live entertainment, face painting, spin art, characters & much more!!!  Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St, Maspeth.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Raven’s Home (DISNEY, 8PM) – Booker and Levi sell snacks at school so they can buy expensive virtual reality goggles.

• Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (FOOD, 9PM) – Guy Fieri goes from coast to coast and to the Great Lakes to discover new dishes. In Los Angeles, a Mexican joint in Grand Central Market serves octopus tostadas.

• Kindred Spirits (TLC, 9PM) – The Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, Mass., is visited in the Season 2 premiere, which follows Amy and Adam as they try to help a tour guide who believes her grandparents’ spirits are in the house trying to protect her from impending tragedy.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Foo Fighters: Back and Forth – Sixteen years of the band’s history comes to life in this documentary, from their demo tapes through the creation of their 2011 album, “Wasting Light.”

• Hulu: Good Behavior Season 1 – Letty Raines is a thief and con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, one bad decision, from implosion.

• Amazon Video: Falling Skies Season 3 – Tom is now Charleston’s leader, and his alliance with a new alien race gains them their first real advantage in the war against the invading Espheni.

Real Estate

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 17th 1-3pm  49-22 Francis Lewis Blvd, Bayside – Detached 1 family corner property features 2 BRs, FDR, attic, semi finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $875,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Valley Stream – Large Cape home in the perfect location!  Walk to all.  Hardwood floors, plenty of storage.  Big yard with fence.  Beautifully landscaped.  Asking $442,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

 UFC – Unidentified Flying Chickens
Located at 71-22 Roosevelt Ave.

Enjoy an order of 10 wings for $9 at this popular spot.

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

Local Events 

 Middle Village – 5 to 8 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Safety Day.  Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd North & 80th St.
• Flushing - 8 p.m. – Stillness in Queens.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• LIC – 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Audience Choice…The Graduate!  Hunter’s Point South Park, Center Blvd & 50th Ave.

Saturday
• Flushing – 9:30 a.m. – Bird Walks with NYC Audubon.  Register here.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Richmond Hill – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Richmond Hill Park Fair.  Buddy Monument, Forest Park, Myrtle Ave & Park Lane South.
• Corona - Noon – The Meadows Music & Art Festival.  CitiField, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
• Astoria – Noon – Sesame Street: The Parodies.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Rockaway – Noon to 4 p.m. – Poseidon’s Parade.  Beach 105th St Island to Beach 94th St.
• Douglaston – 1:30 to 3 p.m. – Little Naturalist Storytime: Biggest, Strongest, Fastest.  Register here.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northen Blvd.
• Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – VFW Meeting.  John V. Daniels Post #2813, 47-53 43rd St.
• Ridgewood - 2 p.m. – Variance Music & Art Festival.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.
• Rockaway - 2 to 4 p.m. – On the Rock: An Exhibition of Sculpture Bike Tour. Shorefront Pkwy & Beach 108th St.
• Astoria - 3 p.m. – Star Wars Made Easy.  Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
• Flushing - 6 to 9 p.m. – Catskills Comes to Queens.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Sunday
• Maspeth – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Smile on Maspeth Day!  Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Antique Motorcycle Show.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Ridgewood – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Sunday Brunch Bazaar.  Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave.
• Richmond Hill - 11 a.m. – Annual Madrassi Day Parade. Liberty Ave. and 134th St.
• Oakland Gardens – 11:30 a.m. – Councilman Barry Grodenchik hosts street co-naming ceremony for late Reverend John Murray. Bell Blvd. and Union Turnpike.
• Corona - Noon – The Meadows Music & Art Festival.  CitiField, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
• Astoria – Noon – Sesame Street: The Parodies.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Brooklyn - Noon – Forgotten Tour: Sunset Park, Brooklyn.  Call the Greater Astoria Historical Society for more information.  718-278-0700
• Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade.  VFW Post # 2348, 31-35 41st St.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Myrtle Avenue Fall Festival.  Myrtle Ave from Forest Ave to Wyckoff Ave.
• Maspeth – 1 to 4 p.m. – Coaches Clinic with John Kessel  RSVP  Maspeth High School, 54-40 74th St.
• Ridgewood - 2 p.m. – Variance Music & Art Festival.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.
• Astoria – 3 p.m. – Women Empowerment for the Workplace.  RSVP  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• How to Backup: It is important to regularly backup your computer in order to save your files, pictures, and work from issues such as computer loss, theft, or technical problems. Click here to learn how to backup your computer.

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September 15th, 2017 at 4:22 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by MK Vision Center in Forest Hills

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Friday, September 15

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 81 degrees. Saturday will be partly cloudy, while Sunday will have plenty of sunshine. High of 81.

Top Stories
• Donald Trump doubled down on his rhetoric blaming “both sides” for Charlottesville, but then signed a resolution condemning white supremacists.

• North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, its longest flight yet.

• The NYPD released bodycam footage showing a fatal police shooting of a Bronx man holding a fake gun.

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Queens News
• A Jewish woman and her mother were assaulted at a Forest Hills train station by a man who thought they were Muslim.

• Despite getting hate mail, a Queens assemblywoman is sticking to her bill to rename Trump State Park for Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer.

• A carjacker who fired at a woman in the chest during a robbery near JFK Airport was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo isn’t bothered by the low voter turnout on Tuesday’sprimary election.

• The de Blasio administration indicated support for scrapping New York City’s “anti-dancing” cabaret laws.

Entertainment
• Fergie and Josh Duhamel are separating after eight years of marriage.

• Selena Gomez underwent a kidney transparent as a result of her Lupus.

Buzzing Back

• In 1978 Ali defeats Spinks to win world heavyweight championship

• In 1961 NFL quarterback Dan Marino is  born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says NYPD body cameras show the probing momentsbefore cops fire their guns.

• The Post praises Trump’s deal with Democrats to legalize DACA while adding border security.

In the Blogs
• The Astoria Park Alliance’s annual Shore Fest will feature music and performances this weekend.

• The Flushing LIRR station’s elevators are now under construction.

Trending in New York
• Japan
• #BB19
• Deshaun Watson
• #Maddow
• Aaron Judge

Scoreboard
•The Mets (63-83) were crushed by the Cubs, 14-6.

• The Yankees (80-66) blew away the Orioles, 13-5.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets head to Atlanta for a three-game series with the Braves. First pitch at 7:35 p.m.
• The Yankees continue their pivotal series with the Orioles at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ face the Braves at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees host the Orioles at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their series in Atlanta with a 1:35 p.m. matinee.
• The Bronx Bombers wrap up their four-game set against the Orioles. First pitch at 1:05 p.m.
• The Jets (0-1) head to Oakland to take on the Raiders at 4:05 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Real Estate
• Food supplier Jetro Restaurant Depot is planning to build a four-story office building and garage in College Point.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 17th 1-3pm  49-22 Francis Lewis Blvd, Bayside – Detached 1 family corner property features 2 BRs, FDR, attic, semi finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $875,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 17th 12-3pm  130-32 59th Avenue, Flushing – One family home on 3,000 sq/ft lot.  R4-1 Zoning – Buildable Lot!  Great investment property.  Asking $1,350,000  CB Kueber Realty, 718-628-0100

• Sold – Jackson Heights – A 597-square-foot condo at 35-38 Junction Boulevard for $358,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater maps the best places to eat and drink in Ridgewood.

• If you’re looking for a bar where you can read in peace, Gothamist recommends LIC Bar on Vernon Boulevard.

Restaurant ABC’s – Sunnyside
Grade A – Taqueria Santa Fe, 47-08 47th Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade B – Cafe 52 Restaurant, 51-29 43rd Ave. – Evidence of mice, Live roaches, Filth flies.
Grade C – Kabayan Filipino Restaurant, 69-12 Roosevelt Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food not cooled by approved method, Food not protected from potential contamination.

Events
• Corona Noon – The Meadows Music & Art Festival.  CitiField, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

• Glen Oaks – 1 p.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin, Councilman Barry Grodenchik announce one-way conversion at local street. MS 172, 81-14 257th St.

 Middle Village – 5 to 8 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Safety Day.  Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd North & 80th St.

• Flushing 8 p.m. – Stillness in Queens.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd

• LIC – 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Audience Choice…The Graduate!  Hunter’s Point South Park, Center Blvd & 50th Avenue

Saturday
• Flushing – 9:30 a.m. – Bird Walks with NYC Audubon.  Register here.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
• Richmond Hill – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Richmond Hill Park Fair.  Buddy Monument, Forest Park, Myrtle Ave & Park Lane South
• Corona Noon – The Meadows Music & Art Festival.  CitiField, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
• Astoria – Noon – Sesame Street: The Parodies.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
• Rockaway – Noon to 4 p.m. – Poseidon’s Parade.  Beach 105th St Island to Beach 94th St
• Douglaston – 1:30 to 3 p.m. – Little Naturalist Storytime: Biggest, Strongest, Fastest.  Register here.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northen Blvd.
• Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – VFW Meeting.  John V. Daniels Post #2813, 47-53 43rd Street
• Ridgewood 2 p.m. – Variance Music & Art Festival.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue
• Rockaway 2 to 4 p.m. – On the Rock: An Exhibition of Sculpture Bike Tour. Shorefront Pkwy & Beach 108th St
• Astoria 3 p.m. – Star Wars Made Easy.  Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st Street
• Flushing 6 to 9 p.m. – Catskills Comes to Queens.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Sunday
• Maspeth – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Smile on Maspeth Day!  Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Antique Motorcycle Show.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Ridgewood – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Sunday Brunch Bazaar.  Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave.
• Richmond Hill 11 a.m. – Annual Madrassi Day Parade. Liberty Ave. and 134th St.
• Oakland Gardens – 11:30 a.m. – Councilman Barry Grodenchik hosts street co-naming ceremony for late Reverend John Murray. Bell Blvd. and Union Turnpike.
• Corona Noon – The Meadows Music & Art Festival.  CitiField, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
• Astoria – Noon – Sesame Street: The Parodies.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
• Brooklyn Noon – Forgotten Tour: Sunset Park, Brooklyn.  Call the Greater Astoria Historical Society for more information.  718-278-0700
• Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade.  VFW Post # 2348, 31-35 41st St
• Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Myrtle Avenue Fall Festival.  Myrtle Ave from Forest Ave to Wyckoff Ave
• Maspeth – 1 to 4 p.m. – Coaches Clinic with John Kessel  RSVP  Maspeth High School, 54-40 74th St
• Ridgewood 2 p.m. – Variance Music & Art Festival.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue
• Astoria – 3 p.m. – Women Empowerment for the Workplace.  RSVP  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave

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September 15th, 2017 at 12:26 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Loose rail guard causes massive subway delays, Jewish woman and daughter attacked after being mistaken as Muslims

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Thursday, September 14

Top Stories 
• President Trump and Democratic leaders sent out mixed messages regarding a discussion on DACA held over dinner.

• A loose protective board on a third subway rail caused massive train delays for morning commuters.

Queens News

• A Jewish woman and her daughter were attacked by a drunk man at a subway stop after he mistook them for Muslims.

• The Meadows Music and Arts Festival opens this Friday and will feature Nas, Jay-Z, and other big names.

• A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for committing 40 knife-point robberies in Queens and Long Island.

Subway Status 
• Some southbound 6 trains are running express from Hunts Point Av to 3 Av-138 St due to signal problems at E 149 St.

• No M trains between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway).

• Q train service has resumed after earlier signal problems at Newkirk Plaza.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd to Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound Jackie Robinson Pkwy to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Linden Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on Belt System – Shore Pkwy westbound between Crossbay Blvd and Exit 11A – Flatbush Avenue North.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound 94th St to Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

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

Sports

•  The Mets (63-82) were blown out by the Cubs on the road, 17-5. They take on the Cubs in Chicago at 8:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (79-66) beat the Rays, 3-2. They’re hosting the Orioles for an important divisional battle at 7:05 p.m.

• The Texans and Bengals face-off at 8:25 p.m. for Thursday Night Football.

Antique Motorcycle Show 
Sunday, Sept 17th  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This show will include a display of various makes and models of motorcycles that have been out of production for 10 years or more. $7  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Project Runway (LIFE, 9PM) – Drawing inspiration from the film “Descendants 2″, the designers visit Lyndhurst Castle and are tasked with creating a look that represents good or evil. Dove Cameron and China Anne McClain are guest judges.

• Zoo (CBS, 10PM) – The team’s plane suffers a catastrophic accident in the hybrid zone, so Dariela and Tessa set out on a rescue mission to save those aboard.

• Better Things (FX, 10PM) – In the Season 2 premiere, Sam has people over.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Pocahontas – An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.

• Hulu: The Orville Season 1 – Follows the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth’s interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.

• Amazon Video: Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 2 – Larry tries out a new job as a car salesman, crosses paths with a pro-wrestler, and wagers with his pricey acupuncturist, among other hilarious events.

Real Estate

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 23rd 1-3pm 43-52 193rd St, Flushing – Tudor style home features 4 beds, 2.5 baths, living room, formal dining room, Eik, basement with family room, laundry room, private driveway with detached garage.  Asking $975,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Co-Op features 2 beds, 1 bath, Eik, Living room/dining room. plenty of closet space. Asking $229,000 O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

F. Ottomanelli Burgers & Belgian Fries
Located at 60-15 Woodside Ave.

Enjoy their popular Bacon Cheeseburger with your choice of toppings for $6.65.

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

Local Events 

• Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Emergency preparedness and prevention discussion. Queens Library Sunnyside branch, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

• Richmond Hill - 6:30 p.m. – State Senator James Sanders Jr. hosts an emergency meeting concerning hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Faith Assembly Church, 120-13 101st Ave.

• Woodside - 7 p.m. – United Forties Civc Association monthly meeting. St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 44th St.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Members Night: Nostalgia Night. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.

• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Dutch Kills Civic Association Monthly Meeting. Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th St.

• Glendale - 8 p.m. – 104th Precinct Civilian Patrol General Membership Meeting. St. Pancras School, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• iPhone X vs. iPhone 8: Are you trying to pick between the iPhone X and the iPhone 8? Check out this article that compares both of Apple’s new devices.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

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September 14th, 2017 at 4:06 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Resorts World Casino NYC

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Thursday, September 14

Weather
• Cloudy with a chance of stray showers and a high of 78.

Top Stories
• Sports radio host Craig Carton resigned from WFAN amid ponzi scheme charges.

• One student was killed in a Washington state high school shooting. 

• Search and rescue teams are finally assessing the destruction Hurricane Irma did to the Florida Keys.

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Antique Motorcycle Show  Sun Sept 17th  11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This show will include a display of various makes and models of motorcycles that have been out of production for 10 years or more. $7  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.
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Queens News
• A Queens hospital owner will dole out $4 million to settle allegations over ‘improper’ financial arrangements. 

• Jamaica’s police precinct counted just two shootings over the summer, a record low.

• A 71-year-old man was struck while crossing the street in Jackson Heights. 

Politics
• Senator Orrin Hatch announced a medical marijuana study bill in a release laced with pot puns.

• New York has made it easier for teachers to get certified. 

Entertainment
• Actress Rebel Wilson was awarded $3.6 million in a defamation suit. 

• Producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller have a new comedy about a soccer mom coming to ABC.

Buzzing Back

• In 1982 Hollywood star and real-life princess Grace Kelly dies.

• In 1983 singer Amy Winehouse is born in London, England.

Opinion
• Senator Bernie Sanders argues for Medicare for all in the New York Times. 

• Wonder why taxes are so high? The NY Post says $200,000 cops. 

In the Blogs
• A Ridgewood-based yoga studio is offering a class where the proceeds will go towards victims of recent hurricanes. 

• A new startup aims to make the beloved New York institution of bodegas obsolete and people are not happy.

Trending in New York
• #BroadCity
• Sean Spicer
• South Park
• #IfCellphonesDidntExist
• Racism is as American

Scoreboard
• The Mets (63-82) were blown out by the Cubs on the road, 17-5. They take on the Cubs in Chicago at 8:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (79-66) beat the Rays, 3-2. They’re hosting the Orioles for an important divisional battle at 7:05 p.m.

• The Texans and Bengals face-off at 8:25 p.m. for Thursday Night Football.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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ForgottenTour: Sunset Park, Brooklyn  Sun Sept 17th  12 p.m. Beautiful vistas of New York harbor and architecture from the Civil War through the Art Deco periods & remnants of Finnish and Scandinavian influence await us on this tour of the neighborhood and park named for the prominent view. $20 Meet at corner of west side of 4th Avenue and 45th Street subway exit at United Care Pharmacy (R train). Greater Astoria Historical Society. (718) 278-0700.
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Real Estate
• See the proposed design for a planned development on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights. 

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 16th 12-3 p.m. 93-01 97th Ave., Ozone Park – 2 family home on corner lot w/ detached garage. First floor duplex w/ finished basement and second floor 3-room apt. Asking $679,000/ CB Kueber Realty.  718-628-0100.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 16th 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 83-20 98th St., Woodhaven – Newly renovated 2 BR co-op located on top floor facing courtyard. Quartz counter-tops, oak parquet floors, SS appliances, new electric & made-to-order fixtures. Asking $289,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111.

• Sold – Astoria – A five-bedroom, two-bathroom home on Ditmars Boulevard for $1.25 million. Zillow.

Style & Fashion
• Ralph Lauren conjured images of 007 with his latest fashion show.

• Racked has a roundup of the best jeans you can buy for under $150. 

Events
• LIC 11:30 p.m. – Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York hosts a Labor Day celebration. Courthouse Plaza, Jackson and Thomson avenues.

• LIC – Noon – Elected and city officials cut the ribbon on newly renovated kitchen at PS 111Q. 37-15 13th St.

• Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Emergency preparedness and prevention discussion. Queens Library Sunnyside branch, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

• Richmond Hill 6:30 p.m. – State Senator James Sanders Jr. hosts an emergency meeting concerning hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Faith Assembly Church, 120-13 101st Ave.

• Woodside 7 p.m. – United Forties Civc Association monthly meeting. St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 44th St.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Members Night: Nostalgia Night. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.

• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Dutch Kills Civic Association Monthly Meeting. Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th St.

• Glendale 8 p.m. – 104th Precinct Civilian Patrol General Membership Meeting. St. Pancras School, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

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September 14th, 2017 at 12:14 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Mass shooting at Washington school, Queens Lawmaker receives hate mail

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Wednesday, September 13

Top Stories 
• A mass shooting at a Washington state school left one dead and three injured.

• Cornell University unveiled its new tech campus on Roosevelt Island.

Queens News
• A Queens Assemblywoman received hate mail after she suggested renaming Donald J. Trump Park.

• The Far Rockaway Redevelopment project was unanimously approved by the City Council.

• A former Rikers Island guard was sentenced to 30 years in prison for kicking an inmate to death.

Subway Status 

Due to a rail condition at 14 St-Union Sq, the following service changes are in effect:

• Southbound 5 trains are running on the 2 line from 149 St-Grand Concourse to Nevins St.

• Some southbound 6 trains are running express from Grand Central-42 St, or 14 St-Union Sq to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall. Expect delays on 2, 4, 5 and 6 train service.

• No M trains between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway).
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 17E – I-278 and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Union Turnpike.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between I-495 Long Island Expwy and Rockaway Blvd.

• Missing Sewer Grate on I-495 eastbound approaching Exit 25 – Utopia Pkwy / 188th St right lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Police department activity on I-278 westbound just past Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave right lane blocked.

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

Sports
• The Mets (63-81) were crushed by the Cubs, 8-3. They take on the Cubs in Chicago again at 8:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (78-66) fell short against the Rays, 2-1. They finish their three-game series with the Rays in Citi Field at 1:10 p.m.

Paint & Sip
Wednesday, Sept 13th 7:30pm
We will be painting Aurora Borealus!  Tickets are $45 and include all materials needed. Food and Drinks are available to purchase on location! Call to get your tickets…Space is limited, so SIGN UP TODAY! Peggy Dempsey’s 64-14 Flushing Ave, Maspeth  718-326-3707

What’s On TV Tonight

• MasterChef (FOX, 8PM) – The family members of the Top 6 join them in the kitchen. The contestants will then have to cook a dish inspired by their families before competing in an elimination test.

• Suits (USA, 9PM) – Mike and Harvey’s power move is countered, putting their backs up against the ropes. Rachel fears her father’s judgment is clouded by the past. Louis aids Alex when his client comes under fire.

• Salvation (CBS, 9PM) – Darius, Grace and Harris join forces to prove the president was murdered.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Mad Men Season 4- Don makes a mistake that jeopardizes the new agency.

• Hulu: An Inconvenient Truth – Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming.

• Amazon Video: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of the missing mascot of the Miami Dolphins.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Beautiful detached 1 family w/ private driveway, garage and cozy private yard.  Modern gas heat, house is extended w/ a family room and 1/2 bath.  2nd flr has large BRs and tons of closet space.  Asking $839,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale - Glendale – Beautiful 1 family home features wood floors throughout.  Porch, LR, FDR, kitchen & half-bath on main level, 3 BRs and full bath upstairs. Full basement, driveway, carport & yard.  Asking $739,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

Local Eats of the Day

• Astoria Pizza Factory 
Located at 1946 37th St.

Enjoy a Sriracha Pizza, with chicken cutlet tossed in delicious Sriracha sauce and topped with jalapeno and red onions for $13.95.

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

Local Events 
• Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Paint & Sip. Peggy Dempsey’s 64-14 Flushing Ave.

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

• Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Villa Russo II Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd.

• Rockaway Park – 8 p.m. – Malliotakis speaks at Queens Public Transit Committee Meeting. Martin DePorress High School, 140 Beach 112th St.

• Jamaica 9 p.m. – Anyway You Want It – A Journey Tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Headphones: Check out this list of the best headphones of 2017.

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September 14th, 2017 at 12:13 pm

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Wednesday, September 13

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 81 degrees.

Top Stories
• Mayor Bill de Blasio cruised to victory in a low-turnout Democratic primaryover several lesser-known candidates.

• The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing Trump’s travel ban to remain on most refugees.

• Edith Windsor, an LGBT rights pioneer whose Supreme Court case paved the way for same-sex marriage, died at age 88.

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Paint & Sip  Wed Sept 13th  7:30pm  We will be painting Aurora Borealus!  Tickets are $45 and include all materials needed. Food and Drinks are available to purchase on location! Call to get your tickets…Space is limited, so SIGN UP TODAY! Peggy Dempsey’s 64-14 Flushing Ave, Maspeth  718-326-3707
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Queens News
• Francisco Moya beat Hiram Monserrate in a contested Council race, while Elizabeth Crowley, Paul Vallone, Peter Koo and other Queens incumbents survived challenges.

• Regulars from the beloved Flagship diner in Briarwood rallied to save the restaurant from developers.

• A Queens immigrant with a brain tumor, who won release from ICE after she collapsed, has received another deportation notice.

Politics
• Eric Gonzalez emerged victorious among a crowded field in the Democratic primary for Brooklyn District Attorney.

• Hillary Clinton’s new book, which hundreds of New Yorkers waited on line to get signed, lays out juicy details about the 2016 election.

Entertainment
• Comedian Louis C.K. brushed off accusations of sexual misconduct as just “rumors.”

• Disney has tapped J.J. Abrams to write and director Episode IX of the Star Wars franchise.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980 President Carter attends Willie Nelson concert at White House

• In 1857 American chocolate tycoon, Milton S. Hershey is born in Derry Township, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says Equifax owes users a free credit freeze and loads of answers.

• The Post says single payer health care appears to be the Democrats’ new litmus test.

In the Blogs
• Sacred Heart Church and a local state senator are hosting a food and school supply drive.

• Teachers will now have access to curriculum materials about sepsis prevention.

Trending in New York
• #SDLive
• #AHSCult
• Democratic
• #MaeYoungClassic
• #HandInHand

Scoreboard
• The Mets (63-81) were crushed by the Cubs, 8-3. They take on the Cubs in Chicago again at 8:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (78-66) fell short against the Rays, 2-1. They finish their three-game series with the Rays in Citi Field at 1:10 p.m.

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Women Empowerment for the Workplace  Sun Sept 17th  3-4pm  Become a more confident, empowered, and professional woman in the workplace with this interactive, on-your-feet workshop!  $60  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Powerhouse Gym’s lease in LIC makes the list of 10 biggest retail leases of August.

• For Sale – Corona – Large 1 BR co-op w/ low monthly maintenance of $376 includes all!  Large LR & bedroom, lots of closets, walk to trains & shopping.  Asking $189,000  Dave Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Detached 3 family on a 69×100 s/f lot with a 35×100 s/f side lot.  Full basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $1.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Jamaica Estates – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot co-op at 178-36 Wexford Terrace for $420,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Apple officially unveiled its latest iPhones, improved Apple Watch and upgraded Apple TV.

• Walmart is reorganizing its U.S. store operations to compete with Amazon.

Events
 Middle Village – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – It’s My Park Day volunteer Clean-Up. Juniper Valley Park, meet at the flagpole.

• Ozone Park – 10:30 a.m. – Mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis discusses outcome of Democratic primary, her strategy and prospects in general election. Ozone Park Senior Center, 103-12 101st Ave.

• Jamaica – Noon – Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Edison High School cut ribbon for new solar carport. 165-65 84th St.

• Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Paint & Sip. Peggy Dempsey’s 64-14 Flushing Ave.

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

• Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Villa Russo II Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd.

• Rockaway Park – 8 p.m. – Malliotakis speaks at Queens Public Transit Committee Meeting. Martin DePorress High School, 140 Beach 112th St.

• Jamaica 9 p.m. – Anyway You Want It – A Journey Tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

September 13th, 2017 at 4:27 pm

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