Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

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Wednesday, September 28
Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 72.

Top Stories
• Protests broke out in suburban San Diego after cops shot a black man at a strip mall.

• A six-year-old Harlem boy died after he was rushed to the hospital covered in bruises. His mother and her boyfriend have been arrested.

• Former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres died yesterday at the age of 93.

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Recycle and Shred Event Sat Oct 1st 12-4pm Shred unwanted documents, recycle old electronic devises. Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 69th Street & Grand Avenue, Maspeth
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Queens News
• A deranged and naked man was found running around the Howard Beach park where a 30-year-old jogger was killed last month.

• A new cultural center named in honor of former borough president Helen Marshall officially opened at Borough Hall.

• A rookie Queens cop who is the goddaughter of one of the men who inspired Starsky and Hutch was honored at her precinct.

Politics
• Online polls showing Donald Trump won the first presidential debate on Monday were rigged.

• And former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani says Trump should skip the next two debates.

Entertainment
• More than 80,000 people are expected to attend The Meadows festival in Queens this weekend.

• Meet the inner circle that is helping Angelina Jolie smear soon-to-be ex-husband Brad Pitt.
Buzzing Back

•  In 1941, Ted Williams becomes last player to hit .400.

• Television host Ed Sullivan is born in New York City in 1901.

Opinion
• The Daily News gives a hero’s sendoff to the firefighter who was killed in yesterday’s blast in the Bronx.

• Third-party candidate for president Gary Johnson makes his case to voters in an op-ed in the Times.

In the Blogs
• Two men are impersonating cops and robbing people in Long Island City and Astoria.

• A new afterschool program opened its doors at the Flushing YWCA.

Trending in New York
Shimon Peres
#AlfredOlango
#AllMaleReboots
Dunkirk
#WhatMakesMeABadass

Scoreboard
• The Mets (84-74) beat the Marlins, 12-1. The Mets and Marlins meet for the last time in 2016 in Miami at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (81-76) topped the Red Sox, 6-4. The Yankees and Red Sox play again at 7:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

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Respectfully Yours Wed Sept 28th 9pm An Aretha Franklin tribute. Bar 360 @ Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• Long Island City’s soon-to-be-tallest condo has prices starting at $495,000.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – 1 bedroom 815 sq/ft updated co-op.  Near all.  Asking $170,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-897-8400

• For Sale – 65-09 78th Street, Middle Village.  Beautiful one family home.  3 bedrooms, 2 bath, private backyard, 2 car parking.  Two blocks from Juniper Valley Park.  Asking $755,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Three-bedroom, three-bath, 2,400-square-foot condo at 206-08 Lori Drive in Bay Terrace for $915,000.

Money News
• ESPN’s deal with the NBA is killing Disney’s stock.

• Prices at grocers are plunging, as food prices have fallen for nine straight months.

Events
Hollis – 9 a.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin present citation to Junior Olympics gold medalist Estee Ackerman. Yeshiva University High School for Girls, 86-86 Palo Alto St.

Queens Village - 11 a.m. – Assemblyman Weprin hosts Senior Yoga Day event. SNAP Center of Eastern Queens, 80-45 Winchester Blvd.

Long Island City - Noon – LaGuardia chapter of the CUNY faculty union to hold informational picket. E Building, Thomson Ave.

• Woodhaven - 1 p.m. – Shea Stadium: A Look Back. Emanuel Church of Christ, 91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.

• Long Island City – 5 to 7 p.m. – LIC Partnership hosts retail showcase. M.Wells Steakhouse, 43-15 Crescent St.

• Flushing – 6 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo testifies at Department of Education Hearing. Flushing High School, 35-01 Union St.

• Queens Village – 7 p.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin testifies at Department of Education Hearing. Martin Van Buren High School, 230-17 Hillside Ave.

• Woodside – 7 p.m. – Republican Carlos Giron  kicks off his campaign against State Senator Toby Stavisky. Puebla Restaurant, 39-22 61st St.

• St. Albans – 7 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasi participates in town hall. Southern Queens Park Association, 177-01 Baisley Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 8 p.m. – Assemblymen David Weprin and Michael Simanowitz present citation to Lois Raff. 102-55 Queens Blvd.

Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Respectfully Yours: An Aretha Franklin Tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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September 28th, 2016 at 9:29 am

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Morning Buzz: Queens pol asks feds to investigate Sandy reconstuction overruns, Q70 bus rebranded as LaGuardia Link

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Tuesday, September 27

Weather
• Showers in the morning followed by cloudy skies and a high of 77.

Top Stories
• In the highly anticipated first presidential debate, Hillary Clinton went after Donald Trump on his business record, birther issues and tax returns.

• A Houston gunman shot and injured nine people at a strip mall before being killed by cops.

• The off-duty cop who killed Delrawn Small in a fit of road rage has been charged with murder.

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Harvest Festival & Open House Sat. Oct 1st 12-4pm Crafts and science demos and tours & Info on school programs. Martin Luther School, 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth
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Queens News
• A Queens councilman is urging U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara to investigate cost overruns for the city’s Sandy reconstruction program.

• The former Q70 has been re-branded as the LaGuardia Link, and its route was made a Select Bus Service line.

• Top police officials were forced to fork over $1,500 in fines for having lavish dinners paid for by ex-Queens Library boss Thomas Galante.

Politics
• Green Party nominee Jill Stein was escorted off the Hofstra campus prior to last night’s presidential debate.

• Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams has received racist hate mail over his decision to sit during the Pledge of Allegiance.

Entertainment
• Brad Pitt hasn’t seen his kids since the divorce with Angeline Jolie, but he intends to work things out.

Anchor Savannah Guthrie is having a baby boy, her second child with husband Mike Feldman.

Buzzing Back

• In 1996, The Taliban capture Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul.

• Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is born in Los Angeles in 1972.

Opinion
• The Post says recent FBI data on rising murder rates back up Trump’s claims about crime.

• A Daily News columnist says Clinton looked presidential while Trump failed the “Reagan test.

In the Blogs
• Councilman Antonio Reynoso’s district is beginning the participatory budgeting process with neighborhood assemblies.

• We Heart Astoria details the newest additions at OK Cafe on Ditmars Boulevard.

Trending in New York
#IchhapyaariNaaginOnSAB
#WorldTourismDay
#AmericaFirst
#blolook
#90sIn5words

Scoreboard
• The Mets (84-74) fell to the Marlins in an emotional game, 7-3. They take on Miami in the second game of their series starting at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (80-76) came back in dramatic fashion to beat the Blue Jays, 7-5. They start a series with the rival Red Sox with first pitch slated for 7:05 p.m.

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World Maker Faire 2016 Sat. Oct 1st & Sun. Oct 2nd Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a new mid-rise development near Rufus King Park in Jamaica.

• For Sale – 77-34 83rd Street, Upper Glendale. Two family semi-detached brick. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, high-end kitchen, parking for 3 vehicles.  Walking distance to Myrtle Avenue & Atlas Mall.  Asking $849,000  Mark Reardon, Keller Williams Liberty  347-749-8500

• For Sale – Maspeth – Just Listed! Two family w/ large driveway.  2 bedroom apt over 1 bedroom apt. Asking $625,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Flushing – A five-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot house at 29-15 161st Street for $1.08 million. Zillow.

Technology
• Snapchat is coming out with its own smart glasses, called Spectacles, this fall.

• Disney is reportedly interested in buying Twitter, putting it in competition with Google and Salesforce.

Events
Rochdale – 10:30 a.m. – STEM Institute at elementary school celebrates Project Learning Garden and Sustainability Initiative. PS 354, 126-10 Bedell St.

Middle Village – 11 a.m. – Memorial Ceremony in Honor of 27 Veteran Cremains. Fresh Pond Crematory, 61-40 Mount Olivet Crescent

Kew Gardens – 11 a.m. – Grand opening of new Helen Marshall Cultural Center. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Jamaica – 11 a.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin speaks at Bangladeshi community health forum. India Home Senior Center, 85-37 168th St.

Sunnyside – 6 to 9 p.m. – Fall for Woodside Cocktail Fundraiser. Claret Wine Bar, 46-02 Skillman Ave.

Woodside – 6 p.m. – Community Board 2 public hearing on Universal Church. Sebastian’s Parish Center, 39-60 57th St.

Oakland Gardens – 6:30 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina attends Community Education Council meeting. JHS 74, 61-15 Oceania St.

Astoria - 7 p.m. – 114th Precinct Community Council Meeting. Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.

Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – 108th Precinct Community Council Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer delivers remarks at Woodside on the Move’s Community Awards Ceremony. Claret Wine Bar, 46-02 Skillman Ave.

Woodhaven – 7 to 9 p.m. – Paint Night Party. Emanuel Church of Christ, 91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.

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September 28th, 2016 at 9:28 am

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Morning Buzz: Police looking for suspect in fatal shooting of deli clerk, de Blasio treats homeless families to day at the museum

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Monday, September 26

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 72 degrees.

Top Stories
• The sports world lost Miami Marlins stud pitcher Jose Fernandez, 24, in a boating accident and golf great Arnold Palmer at the age of 87. 

Charlotte police released dash camera and body camera footage in the fatal shooting of Keith Scott.

Police arrested the suspect in a Washington mall shooting that killed five after a day-long manhunt.

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Meadows Music & Art Festival Sat/Sun Oct 1st & 2nd Two-day festival with music, art, food and culture. Scheduled performers are Kanye West,The Weeknd and more! Go to: www.TheMeadowsNYC.com for tickets & more information. Citi Field Parking Lot, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
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Queens News
Police are looking for suspects in a fatal deli shooting that left one clerk dead in Jamaica.

The City treated homeless kids living in a Queens hotel to a trip the museum while protestors gathered outside.

• A group of activists and elected officials gathered to call for the closure of Rikers Island. 

Politics
• After some confusion, the Trump campaign confirmed that Bill Clinton’s former mistress Gennifer Flowers won’t attend the first presidential debate tonight. 

• Libertarian presidential hopeful Gary Johnson’s plan to battle climate change? Inherit other planets.

Entertainment
• In the most important presidential endorsement of the season, Kim Kardashian confirms she’s voting for Hilary Clinton. 

Weekend Box Office
• The Magnificent Seven (2016) – $35 million
Storks – $21 million
Sully – $13 million
• Bridget Jones’s Baby – $4.5 million
Snowden – $4.1 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1969 The Brady Bunch premieres

• Tennis star Serena Williams, born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1981.

Opinion
• The New York Times Editorial Board officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. 

• The federal government keeps letting ‘lone wolf terrorists’ off their radar, the NY Post says. 

In the Blogs
• MoMA PS1 threw a big back to school party.

• Cops are looking for a creep that allegedly groped a woman at a Flushing bus stop.

Trending in New York
#NLN
#PleaseForgiveMe
• 震度5弱
Debate Night
Good Monday

Scoreboard
• The Mets blew out the Phillies by a 17-0 final. They travel to Miami to take on the Marlins at 7 p.m. tonight.

• The Yankees fell to the Blue Jays on the road, 4-3. They finish the series in Toronto tonight with first pitch at 7:07 p.m.

• The Giants lost the Redskins at home, 29-27.

• The Jets turned the ball over eight times en route to a 24-3 loss to the Chiefs in Kansas City.

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G-Cop/104-COP Benefit Golf Outing Mon. Oct 3rd 8am Continental Breakfast, 9am Shot-gun Formal. Drinks/Snacks on Course. Luncheon & Open bar. Call 347-725-3853 or email AvenueBarNGrill@aol.com The Avenue Restaurant, 7122 Myrtle Avenue, Glendale
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Real Estate
• A Queens Boulevard development site just hit the market. 

• For Sale – Ozone Park – Detached one family, corner property.  3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, full finished basement, large private yard, attic and private driveway.  Asking $490,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Briarwood/Jamaica Estates – Detached one family on large 40×100 lot. Private driveway.  New roof, windows & gas boiler. Short walk to train.  Asking $678,000  Dave Pastorini, Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

• Sold – Rockaway – A seven-bedroom, four-bathroom multi-family home on Beach 96th Street for $955,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Police are looking for a man that attempted to rob a bank on Friday at around 2:30 p.m.. According to police, the unidentified man went into the Citibank located at 87-11 Queens Boulevard and passed the teller a note demanding money. He fled the location before getting any money.

Events
Sunnyside – 11:45 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Queens Library President Dennis Walcott celebrate new CCTV security cameras. Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Flushing – 1 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella stands with resident to demand the city repair damage from fallen tree. 75-03 180th St.

Whitestone – 1:45 p.m. – Assemblyman Edward Braunstein is joined by library officials to present a check for $500,000 for roof repairs. Whitestone Community Library, 151-10 14th Road

Kew Gardens Hill – 3:30 p.m. – Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul visits with small business owners to discuss Governor Cuomo’s business agenda. Benjy’s Pizzeria, 72-72 Main St

Long Island City – 8 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts debate viewing party. Creek and Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave.

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September 28th, 2016 at 9:27 am

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Morning Buzz: LaGuardia Airport terminal evacuated over scare, Far Rockaway deli owner injured after dispute

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Friday, September 23

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 88. The weekend will cool down into the 70s with mostly sunny skies.

Top Stories
• The mayor of Charlotte issued a citywide curfew after the officer who shot Terence Crutcher was charged with manslaughter. Meanwhile, a protester who was shot during the unrest has died.

• Two top aides for Governor Andrew Cuomo and seven other officials were charged with bribery by federal investigators.

• Yahoo confirmed that a state-sponsored hack affected 500 million personal accounts with private information.

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Middle Village Bicentennial Celebration! Sat Sept. 24th 7pm Come out and celebrate Middle Village’s rich history with the Queens Symphony Orchestra!! Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd. North, Middle Village
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Queens News
• Terminal B was evacuated as police investigated an unattended car at LaGuardia Airport.

• A dispute over 25 cents left a Far Rockaway bodega owner roughed up with a fractured skull.

• Jamaica Hospital is building a new hospice care unit for terminally ill patients.

Politics
• The NYPD is investigating disgraced pol Anthony Weiner’s sexually explicit communication with a 15-year-old girl.

• Comptroller Scott Stringer offered a scathing assessment of Mayor de Blasio and would not rule out a 2017 mayoral bid.

Entertainment
• Brad Pitt admits yelling at his children, but not physically abusing them. Meanwhile, LAPD said it’s not investigating the actor.

• Mia Farrow’s paraplegic son committed suicide by shooting himself.

Buzzing Back

• In 2004, Hurricane Jeanne crashes into Haiti.

Bruce Springsteen was born in Long Beach, New Jersey, in 1949.

Opinion
• The Daily News urges the Charlotte Police Department to release the video of the shooting that killed Terence Crutcher.

• The Post says critics of Donald Trump over his stop-and-frisk comments are ignorant and biased.

In the Blogs
• The Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce is hosting its fall festival this weekend.

• Cops are looking for a man who grabbed a woman’s behind earlier in September.

Trending in New York
#FiestaBlogshop
#DrunkerHistory
#CriticalRole
Palmer Lucky
Tennessee

Scoreboard
• The Mets (81-72) rallied past the Phillies in extra innings to win 9-8.

• The Yankees (79-72) were blanked by the Rays, 2-0.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees start a weekend series in Toronto. First pitch is at 7:07 p.m.
• The Mets and Phillies play the second of four in Flushing at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Yankees and Blue Jays play game two of their series at 4:07 p.m.
• The Mets and Phillies get underway at 7:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Giants (2-0) and Redskins meet in a conference matchup at 1 p.m.
• The Yankees and Jays wrap up their series at 1:07 p.m. in Toronto.
• The Mets and Phillies finish their four-game set at 1:10 p.m.
• The Jets (1-1) are in Kansas City to take on the Chiefs. Kick-off is at 4:25 p.m.

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Annual Queens County Fair Sat. Sept 24th & Sun Sept 25th 11am-6pm Pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, and children’s entertainment. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
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Real Estate
• A 256,000-square-foot warehouse in LIC is hitting the market for the first time in 40 years.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 24th  12-2pm  60-20 76th Street, Middle Village.  Brick 1 family, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, full finished basement, private driveway, private yard, close to transportation.  Asking $785,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 25th  1-3pm  70-07 71st Street, Glendale.  Just listed!  Detached Colonial on tree lined cul-de-sac. 4 bedrooms, basement and large private yard.  Zoning allows for expansion.  Asking $549,000  O’Kane Real Estate  718-779-1111

• Sold – Four-bedroom, one-bath, 1,200-square-foot single-family home at 40-17 196th Street in Auburndale for $800,000.

Eating Out
• It’s not too late to take advantage of the 4th annual Sunnyside Restaurant Week.

• Evil Twin Brewing will open its first permanent brewery in Ridgewood.

Restaurant ABC’s – Bayside
Grade A – Masala Box, 42-02 Bell Blvd. – Food from unapproved source or home-canned
Grade B – Bulgogi BBQ, 45-53 Bell Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Live roaches
Grade Pending – Cinco de Mayo, 42-29 Bell Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Personal Cleanliness inadequate, Food contact surface not properly washed

Events
Bayside - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Disney and KaBOOM! build new playground. Samuel Field Y, 212-00 23rd Ave.

Bellerose - 1 p.m. – Elected officials provide update on homeless shelter crisis in Queens. Quality Inn, 256-15 Jericho Turnpike.

• Flushing – 1 to 4 p.m. – Health & Wellness Fair. Free. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

Corona – 5:40 – 11 p.m. – Oktoberfest with the NY Mets. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

Flushing – 8 p.m. – Spanglish Fly: New York Boogaloo. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
Forest Hills – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – FREE Family Fun Day!  The Fields at MELS, 91-30 Metropolitan Avenue
Glendale – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Community Day.  Dry Harbor Park, Myrtle Ave. & 80th St.
Floral Park - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Annual Queens County Fair. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Flushing – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation joins youth at annual NYC baseball clinic. Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave.
• Corona – 1 p.m. – Oye Corona! Free. Corona Plaza, 103rd St. & Roosevelt Ave.
Woodhaven – 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. – The Magic of Rogue. Forest Park Carousel, Forest Park Drive
• Jamaica – 2 and 7 p.m. – Making Moves Dance Festival. Free. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.
• Kew Gardens – 3 pm. – Walking Tour: Actors & Actresses. $5. Maple Grove Cemetery, 83-15 Kew Gardens Rd.
• Astoria – 4 p.m. – Walking Tour: GraffitiStomp. Meet at 30th Avenue N/Q Station
Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Middle Village Bicentennial Celebration. Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd. North & 80th St.

Sunday
Corona – 9 a.m. – Caringkind Alzheimer’s Walk.  Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 56th Ave. & 111th St.
Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Fall Community Recycling Event. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Drive
• Kew Gardens – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Community Arts Day. Lefferts Blvd. & Austin St.
Bayside – Noon to 5 p.m. – Bell Blvd Sunday Stroll. Bell Blvd & 41st Ave.
Middle Village – 1 p.m. – Walking Tour of Middle Village. Meet at Flagpole in Juniper Valley Park
Bayside – 3 p.m. – Rita Moreno in Concert. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave.
• Flushing – 3 p.m. – Children’s Book Reading: Greg McGoon. Free. Lewis Latimer House, 34-41 137th St.

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September 23rd, 2016 at 9:15 am

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Morning Buzz: Father of slain jogger wants to hire PI, Rape suspect caught while attacking another woman

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Thursday, September 22

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 84.

Top Stories
• A graffiti vandal left a bizarre threat for the NYPD cop accused in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

• One person was shot and four officers were injured during a second night of protests in Charlotte.

• The FBI is looking for two men they say removed the bomb that never exploded in Chelsea from a piece of luggage left behind by the suspect.

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Oktoberfest with the NY Mets Fri Sept 23rd 5:40-11pm Pregame party in the Citi Field’s Bullpen Plaza and limited edition Mets Oktoberfest commemorative gift! Tickets
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Queens News
• Police in Woodisde busted a rape suspect when they caught him attacking another woman at the scene of the first incident.

• The father of the jogger murdered in Howard Beach wants to use the $280,000 reward raised through an online campaign to hire a private detective.

• Forest Hills business owners says a landlord picked by the MTA is letting their buildings fall into ruin.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo is being pressured to kill the “Airbnb bill” that bans short-term rentals.

• Anthony Weiner allegedly sexted with a 15-year-old girl, trumping any of his online indiscretions that have come to light in the past.

Entertainment
• Things could take an ugly turn in the dissolution of Brangelina! Brad Pitt plans to file for joint custody of their six kids.

• Meanwhile, Pitt says he was blindsided by the divorce, and was shocked at how quickly negative rumors about him started spreading.

Buzzing Back

• In 1985, the first Farm Aid concert is held in Champaign, Illinois.

• Actor Scott Baio was born in New York City in 1960.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the only thing that will stop Anthony Weiner from sexting is to put him behind bars.

• The Post says Mayor Bill de Blasio is squarely to blame for the city’s surging homeless shelter population.

In the Blogs
• A new barber shop has opened its doors on Austin Street in Forest Hills.

• Here’s an update of what’s going on with the old Astoria diving pool.

Trending in New York
R,G,B
#GBBO
State of Emergency
North Carolina
Daft Punk

Scoreboard
• The Mets (80-72) fell to the Braves, 4-3. The Mets start a four-game home stand with the Phillies tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (79-72) crushed the Rays, 11-5. The Yankees and Rays meet for the last time in 2016 at 7:10 p.m.

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Walking Tour of Middle Village Sun Sept 25th 12pm Middle Village turns 200 this year. As part of the celebration, we will be conducting a walking tour of the town. This event is free. Meet at the JVP flagpole.
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Real Estate
• Swedish fashion giant H&M has inked a 35,000-square-foot lease in Jamaica.

• For Sale – Woodhaven – One bedroom co-op with Forest Park view.  Very low maintenance, gas and electric included. Close to buses and train. Asking $145,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale - Middle Village – Two family duplex side by side.  1 apt has 3 bedrooms, other apt has 2 bedrooms.  Private driveway.  Asking $1.299K  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 875-square-foot apartment at 150-15 79th Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills for $255,000.

Style & Fashion
• Suki Waterhouse’s new accessory line is made for cool teens.

• The Post lists the best places in the city for fall shopping.

Events
Sunnyside Restaurant Week

• Springfield Gardens – 10 a.m. – Piano Project delivers piano. PS 123, 132-15 218th St.

• Corona – 10 a.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina attends renaming ceremony. Gabriela Mistral Campus. 98-11 44th Ave.

Jamaica - 2 p.m. – Groundbreaking for expansion of Ferrara Family Center for Hospice Care. Jamaica Hospital Garden Room North, 89-40 135th St.

• Flushing – 3:30 p.m. – Ribbon-cutting for Compass Explore afterschool program. YWCA, 42-07 Parsons Blvd.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Farewell to Summer Party. Sek’end Sun, 32-11 Broadway

Sunnyside – 7 to 8:30 p.m. – Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Session. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

Elmhurst – 7 to 9 p.m. – Italian Classes fro Advanced. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Middle Village – 7:45 p.m. – Juniper Park Civic Association Meeting. Our Lady of Hope Auditorium, Eliot Ave. & 74th St.

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September 22nd, 2016 at 9:51 am

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Wednesday, September 21

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 86.

Top Stories
• Police in North Carolina shot a black man, sparking predawn riots in Charlotte.

• U.S. intelligence officials believe it is highly likely it was Russia that bombed a UN convoy during a ceasefire in Syria.

•The Chelsea bomb suspect wrote about his hatred for America and desire to hear bombs go off in the streets in his journal.

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Caringkind Alzheimer’s Walk Sun Sept 25th 9am Friends, family, caregivers, and community leaders will all gather together for a day full of remembrance, promise and hope. Register now! Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 56th Ave. & 111th St.
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Queens News
• The Port Authority says it is working to address major traffic issues caused by construction at LaGuardia Airport.

• The owner of a Middle Village funeral home is finally getting reimbursement for the years he has provided no-cost burials for indigent vets.

• A rikers Island guard admitted that he helped cover up the fatal beating of an inmate.

Politics
• Mayor Bil de Blasio pushed back a meeting with blind residents in Chelsea affected by the weekend’s bombing so he could work out.

• During testimony in the Bridgegate trial, the Fort Lee police chief says the Port Authority wanted lanes to the George Washington Bridge shut for 30 days.

Entertainment
• It wasn’t the drugs and hard partying that sunk Brangelina – okay it was some of that, too – but also Brad Pitt’s affair with co-star Marion Cotillard.

•Jennifer Aniston reacts to the news of her former husband’s divorce, and watch George Clooney’s stunned reaction when a reporter tells him.

Buzzing Back

• In 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit is published.

• Actor and comedian Bill Murray was born in Evanston, Illinois, in 1950.

Opinion
• The city’s health commissioner writes in the Daily News that racism is partly to blame for why Congress is dragging its feet on addressing the Zika virus.

• The Post gives backhanded praise for President Barack Obama’s speech at the United Nations.

In the Blogs
• The Queens Symphony Orchestra will play for free in Juniper Valley Park this Saturday evening.

• DOT will begin building a pedestrian safety plaza in Ridgewood today.

Trending in New York
#KeithLamontScott
#ThingsHillaryGoogles
#HongKong
Charlotte
#WednesdayWisdom

Scoreboard
• The Mets (80-71) fell to the Braves, 5-4. The Mets and Braves meet for the last time in 2016 at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (78-72) topped the Braves, 5-3. The Yankees and Rays play in Tampa Bay again tonight at 7:10 p.m.

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Thunder Road Wed Sept 21st 9pm A Bruce Springsteen tribute. Bar 360 at Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• Dive into Ramblersville, a Queens neighborhood that has the distinction of being the city’s smallest hamlet.

• For Rent – Middle Village North House rental – 3 bedrooms, finished basement, use of yard.  Asking $2800/month.  Anthony Reardon – Keller Williams Liberty  917-209-5686

• For Sale – Rego Park – 2 bedroom, 2 bath 858 sq/ft condo w/ terrace, pets okay. Common charges include heat, hot water, gas and parking.  Asking $415,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• Sold – Three-bedroom, three-bath, 1,200-square-foot two-family home at 84-32 109th Avenue in Ozone Park for $454,000.

Money News
• A Senate committee slammed Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf after it was learned bank employees illegally accessed millions of customer accounts.

• September is a historically bad month for stocks, but this month’s second half has been particularly brutal.

Events
Sunnyside Restaurant Week

• Jamaica – 12:30 p.m. – State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli releases his Economic Snapshot of the Greater Jamaica Area. Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 2 p.m. – Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz and Kew Gardens merchants demand MTA secure properties. 81-16 Lefferts Blvd.

Jamaica – 3 p.m. – NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neil visits library. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Elmhurst - 7 to 9 p.m. – Italian Classes for Intermediate. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Digital/Creative Photography Competition. Flushing Hospital, 146-01 45th Ave., 5th floor.

Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Thunder Road: A Bruce Springsteen tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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Tuesday, September 20

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 85.

Top Stories
• The suspect behind the Chelsea bombing failed to detonate eight other explosives.

• A video shows Tulsa police officers fatally shooting unarmed Terence Crutcher, who had his hands up.

• The U.S.-Russian brokered cease fire ended, as the Syrian army continued fighting with rebel groups.

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The Master: A Philip Seymour Hoffman Retrospective  Through Oct 2nd The two-week long series will include screenings of his movies. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
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Queens News
• An affordable housing development in Sunnyside backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio has been withdrawn due to community opposition.

• An off-duty cop is now recovering from chest pains after he fatally shot a would-be robber at a Dunkin Donuts in Jamaica.

• The city unveiled a new ferry landing location on the Long Island City waterfront.

Politics
• Federal prosecutors accused Chris Christie of knowing about Bridgegate as it was happening.

• Donald Trump smashed the Republican record with small donors.

Entertainment
• Lady Gaga is apparently in talks to host the Super Bowl halftime show next year.

Take an inside look at the split between Justin Bieber and Sofia Richie.

Buzzing Back

• In 1973, Billie Jean King triumphs in tennis’ Battle of Sexes

• Actress Sophia Loren was born in Rome in 1934.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Donald Trump’s call for profiling Muslims dangerous and unconstitutional.

• The Post praises Governor Andrew Cuomo for calling the Chelsea explosion an act of terrorism.

In the Blogs
• The Forest Hills Asian Association is hosting a meet and greet on Thursday.

• Facade work is now underway at the LIC development at 41-02 27th Street.

Trending in New York
• #RiseOfIron
Saudia Airlines
George H.W. Bush
#bfc530
#TrumpAQuote

Scoreboard
• The Mets (80-70) fell to the lowly Braves, 7-3. They play Atlanta again with first pitch set for 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (77-72) had the night off. They will take on the Rays in Tampa Bay starting at 7:10 p.m.

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Rita Moreno in Concert! Sun Sept 25th 3pm Enjoy a thrilling afternoon of music with a true Superstar! $40-$50 Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave, Bayside
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Real Estate
• Residential development in Long Island City appears to be spurring office and retail demand.

• For Rent – Middle Village – Newly renovated 3 bedroom duplex with use of yard.  Asking $2900/month.  Anthony Reardon, Keller Williams Liberty  917-209-5686

• For Sale – Glendale - Detached 2 family home on double lot. Four 1-car garages and shed. Lovely 2nd floor deck that leads to huge yard.  Asking $1,248,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Jamaica – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,160-square-foot house at 118-05 204th Street for $273,900. Zillow.

Technology
• Google may be unveiling its new phone at an event on October 4.

• One week later and users have already found glitches with Apple’s Lightning EarPods.

Events
Sunnyside Restaurant Week

Corona – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Forced From Home. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

Forest Hills – 9 a.m. – Forest Hills Chamber Meeting. West Side Tennis Club, 1 Tennis Place

Ozone Park – 1 p.m. – Councilman Eric Ulrich presents proclamation to Patsy Zuzzolo on his 100th birthday. Catholic Charities Ozone Park Senior Center, 103-02 101st Ave.

Elmhurst – 7 to 9 p.m. – Italian Classes for Beginners. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James hosts town hall with community leaders. Queens Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

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

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Morning Buzz: Suspect revealed in weekend bombing, Remains of missing Queens flight attendant found

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Monday, September 19
Weather
• Rain and thunderstorms throughout the day with a high of 76 degrees.

Top Stories
• Authorities have identified a suspect in the weekend bombing in Chelsea. 

• Another possible explosive device was found outside an Elizabeth, New Jersey train station last night. 

ISIS claimed responsibility for a stabbing attack in a Minnesota mall that injured eight.

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Sunnyside Restaurant Week Sept 19th – 25th A full list of participating restaurants and menus can be found here: http://www.sunnysideshines.org/sunnyside-restaurant-week.
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Queens News
Police in Jamaica shot a pit bull to death after it attacked an officer.

• The remains of a long-missing LaGuardia flight attendant appear to have recovered in Queens. 

• A Queens postal worker was busted for allegedly stealing a retired police officer’s wallet.

Politics
• Chris Christie is the latest to back Donald Trump’s false claim that he dropped ‘birther’ issue five years ago. 

• Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito reportedly urged NYCHA to replace a Black housing project manager with a Hispanic woman. 

Entertainment
Game of Thrones and Veep were the big winners at the 2016 Emmy Awards. 

Weekend Box Office
Sully – $22 million
Blair Witch - $9.6 million
Bridget Jone’s Baby – $8.2 million
Snowden – $8 million
Don’t Breathe – $5.6 million
Buzzing Back

• In 1990 the movie Goodfellas opens

• Actor and comedian Jimmy Fallon was born in New York City in 1974.

Opinion
New York City handled Saturday night’s blast with calm and composure, the NY Times says.

• The NY Post says anti-shelter protesters in Maspeth can be an example of how to fight back against de Blasio’s homeless policies. 

In the Blogs
• A giant beer festival is coming to Long Island City October 15-16.  

• Locals are rallying to save Gabler’s Creek in Queens.

Trending in New York
#Elizabeth
#TMGOutNow
#mondaymotivation
#CorpGov
NJ Transit

Scoreboard
• The Mets (80-69) topped the Twins at home, 3-2. They’re home for the visiting Braves today with first pitch at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees lost their fifth in a row, falling to the Red Sox by a 5-4 final. They travel to Tampa Bay today to take on the Rays at 7:10 p.m.

• The Giants topped the Saints at home by a 16-13 final.

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Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Information Session Thurs Sept 22nd 7-8:30pm Medical and non-medical professionals are invited to a presentation to learn more about how you can join Doctors Without Borders’ pool of dedicated aid workers. Register here. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th Street, Sunnyside
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Real Estate
• The lack of clarity and pushback over mandatory inclusionary housing is making things difficult for developers. 

• For Rent – Middle Village – Newly renovated 3 bedroom apartment.  Asking $2150/month with an optional parking space for an additional $150/month.  Anthony Reardon, Keller Williams Realty  917-209-5686 

• For Sale - Forest Hills – One bedroom co-op in top location, P/T doorman, close to all.  Asking $329,000  Madeleine Realty  718-520-0303

• Sold – Rego Park – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on 66th Road for $180,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• An armed gunman allegedly robbed a Queens gas station on Friday. According to police, at about 4:30 a.m., the man entered the 76 Gas Station located at 108-46 Merrick Boulevard, displayed a weapon and demanded cash. After the clerk did not comply, the suspect fled the scene.

Events
Sunnyside Restaurant Week

Corona – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Forced from Home.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street

Sunnyside – Noon – Elected officials and parents announce. plans to build a new middle school in Sunnyside. 48th Street and Barnett Avenue.

Long Island City – 2 p.m. – Press conference to announce the location of the LIC North Citywide Ferry Service Ferry landing. Gantry State Plaza Park.

Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Borough Board to hear update on LaGuardia Airport redevelopment project. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard.

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Friday, September 16

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 74. Saturday will be partly cloudy with a high of 77 and thunderstorms are likely Sunday evening with a high of 82.

Top Stories
• A man who attacked cops with a meat cleaver was shot and arrested near Penn Station.

• Regulators formally recalled the Samsung Galaxy smartphones because they kept catching on fire.

• A construction worker fell to his death from a Midtown skyscraper.

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NYPD and FDNY “Battle of the Badges” Cook-Off   Sun Sept 18th 12-5pm Featuring food and activities for all ages! Resorts World Parking Lot, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Queens News
• Maspeth shelter opponents took their protest to Commissioner Banks’s home in Brooklyn.

• NYPD has received 104 tips in the unsolved murder case of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano.

• An LIC baker was fired for refusing to use bug-infested grain to make “crunch” multi-grain bread.

Politics
• The Trump campaign now says it believes President Obama was born in the United States.

• Officials and advocates suggest counting the city’s vacant properties to help ease the homelessness crisis.

Entertainment
• Jay Z and Beyonce are throwing a charity concert for the Robin Hood Foundation.

• Lady Gaga has revealed the name, release date and meaning of her new album.

Buzzing Back

• In 1993 Frasier debuts

• Blues guitarist B.B. King born in Itta Bena Mississippi in 1925.

Opinion
• The Times credits Secretary John Kerry for championing democracy but says Russia will need to cooperate.

• The Post says the LinkNYC fiasco is the latest example of the city’s incompetence.

In the Blogs
• The Kew Gardens Flea Market is happening this Saturday.

• The Ridgewood community garden group started a GoFundMe page for supplies.

Trending in New York
#OneWordOffSongs
Jimmy Fallon
Redbox to Mexico
#ModeMedia
Deutsche Bank

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (77-69) lost in heartbreaking fashion to the rival Red Sox, 7-5.

• The Jets (1-1) got revenge on the Buffalo Bills with a 37-31 win.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees and Boston play the second of their four-game set at 7:10 p.m.
• The Mets welcome the Twins to Citi Field for a weekend series. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Yankees and BoSox meet in a matinee. First pitch is at 1:05 p.m.
• The Mets and Twins play game two of their series at 7:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Giants (1-0) welcome the Saints to the Meadowlands. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.
• The Mets and Twins wrap up their series at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees and Red Sox wrap up their series in prime time at 8:08 p.m.

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Forced From Home Sept 16th – 20th Join Doctors Without Borders at our new interactive exhibition about the global refugee crisis. Register for a tour: http://ForcedFromHome.com NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• Kaufman Astoria Studios is planning an expansion on 34th Avenue.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. Sept 17th  12-2pm  85-16 60th Avenue, Middle Village   3 family brick home on 40 x 100 lot. First floor offers 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, plenty of closets. Two units on 2nd floor – One 2 bedroom, one 1 bedroom w/ balcony.  Asking $1,549,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

OPEN HOUSE – Sun. Sept 18th  12-2pm  77-30 82nd Street, Glendale   Brick 1 family Tudor style, 3 bedrooms, full finished basement, 1 car garage, fireplace.  Asking $789,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 952-square-foot single-family home at 40-07 48th Street in Sunnyside Gardens for $877,000.

Eating Out
• Beautifully Natural has a new menu catering to the tastes of vegans in Astoria.

• Astoria pizza staple Sac’s Place has opened a second location in Jackson Heights.

Restaurant ABC’s – Elmhurst
Grade A – Joju, 83-25 Broadway – Evidence of mice
Grade B – Sabay Thai, 75-19 Broadway – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice, Live roaches
Grade C – Caja Musical, 40-08 74th St. – Filth flies, Food not protected from possible source of contamination, Sanitized equipment improperly stored

Events
Corona – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Doctors Without Borders: Forced From Home.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street

• Flushing Meadows – 9 a.m. – Alliance for Flushing Meadows Park Meeting. Olmsted Center Annex, Bid Room

LIC - 10:15 a.m. – Governor Andrew Cuomo makes an announcement. Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, 35-12 35th Ave.

Jamaica – 11 a.m. – Elected officials, partners celebrate opening of $15.5 million affordable housing development. 165-12 112th Rd.

Flushing - 7 p.m. – Colombian Drum Circle.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
Astoria – 8:30 a.m. – Grand Opening. Simply Fit Studios, 37-20 Astoria Blvd. South
• Corona – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Doctors Without Borders: Forced From Home. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market. LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
• Bayside – 10 a.m. – Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimers. Little Bay Park, 100 Totten Ave.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Queens SAFE Disposal Event. Astoria Park Parking Lot, Hoyt Ave. & 19th St.
• Elmhurst – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Free Electronics Recycling Event. New Life Fellowship Church, 82-10 Queens Blvd.
Richmond Hill – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Richmond Hill Park Fair. Myrtle Ave. & Park Lane South
• Jamaica – 11 a.m. – Councilman Daneek Miller hosts street renaming. 122-05 Smith St.
Flushing – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Flushing Autumn Festival. 149th Pl. & 41st Ave.
Rockaway – Noon to 3 p.m. – Poseidon’s Parade. Beach 106th St. & Shorefront Parkway
Flushing – 1 p.m. – NYC Honey Week: Buzz on Bees. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Woodhaven – 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. – Skats the Clown Show. Forest Park Carousel, Forest Park Drive
Astoria – 3 p.m. – Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know. Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
Corona – 3 to 7 p.m. – Oye Corona! Corona Plaza, 103rd St. & Roosevelt Ave.
LIC – 4 p.m. – Skillman Street Festival. Skillman Ave. & 51st St.

Sunday
Corona – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Doctors Without Borders: Forced From Home. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Maspeth – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Smile on Maspeth Day. Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 69th St. & Grand Ave.
Ridgewood - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Ridgewood Market Sunday Brunch Bazaar. Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave.
Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Antique Motorcycle Show. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Jamaica – Noon – NYPD & FDNY “Battle of the Badges” Cook-Off. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
Ridgewood - Noon to 6 p.m. – Myrtle Avenue Fall Street Festival. Myrtle & Forest Avenues
Corona – Noon to 6 p.m. – Carnival of Latin Culture. Junction Blvd. & Roosevelt Ave.
Bayside – 3 p.m. – Tony Danza: Standards and Stories. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave.
LIC – 6 p.m. – Quiet Clubbing. LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd.
Astoria – 7 p.m. – Emmy Awards Trivia Spectacular! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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Thursday, September 15

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 75.

Top Stories
• A 13-year-old Ohio boy was killed by police after he pulled a BB gun from his waistband.

• The mother of a ten-year-old Albuquerque girl who was found dismembered told police she sought out men online to sexually abuse her daughter.

• See the video: An off-duty cop was arrested for pushing a J train conductor and causing panic during yesterday’s commute.

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Constitution & Cocktails Thurs Sept 15th 6pm Latino Lawyers Assoc. of Queens and Queens Chapter of the American Institute of Architects celebrate 229th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution. $100 donation. Rufus King Manor, Jamaica Ave. & 150th St
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Queens News
• A gangbanger whose stray bullet killed a girl on a Queens bus was sentenced to at least 40 years in prison.

• Feds raided the home of late mob boss John Gotti’s daughter, as well as a Queens auto parts store owned by her jailed ex-husband.

• An 18-year-old Queens man has been charged with the rape of a 17-year-old girl while others held her at gunpoint.

Politics
• The supporters of the Child Victims Act are pushing on now that prime Assembly sponsor Marge Markey has lost to primary challenger Brian Barnwell.

• And a closer look at the poll numbers reveals it might have been a proposed homeless shelter in Markey’s district that led to her defeat.

Entertainment
• Pregnant actress and Brooklyn resident Olivia Wilde is going after subway riders who won’t give up their seat. A woman in Astoria is doing the same.

• Justin Timberlake is down with doing a duet with ex-girlfriend Britney Spears.

Buzzing Back

• In 1978, Muhammed Ali defeats Leon Spinks to win world heavyweight championship

• NFL quarterback Dan Marino is born in Pittsburgh in 1961.

Opinion
• A columnist for the Daily News writes that Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch was his own private “pedophilia institute.”

• A Republican candidate for City Council in Brooklyn argues that it’s time to end the J’Ouvert Festival.

In the Blogs
• A new monthly event – LIC Gallery Nights – starts next week.

• Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz has announced the dates for her participatory budgeting community meetings.

Trending in New York
#NodeInteractive
#HipHopCharities
#bfc530
America’s Got Talent
Billy Butler

Scoreboard
• The Mets (77-69) fell to the Nationals, 1-0. The Mets are off before starting a weekend home series with the Twins.

• The Dodgers blanked the Yankees (77-68), 2-0. The Yankees head to Boston for a four-game series with the Red Sox. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.

• The Jets are in Buffalo for a Thursday night showdown with the Bills. Kick-off is at 8:25 p.m.

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Kew Gardens Flea Market Sat. Sept 17th 9am-5pm All proceeds benefit Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Dept. Dog & Cat Adoptions from Heavenly Angels Animal Rescue from 12-4pm. LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
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Real Estate
• Rentar Development has secured a $132 million loan to refinance its Middle Village mall.

OPEN HOUSE – Fri Sept 16th 5-7pm, Sat Sept 17th & Sun Sept 18th 12-2pm  110-34 73rd Road, Unit #1E, Forest Hills.  Spacious 1 bedroom, LR, Dining area, updated kitchen & bath, 5 large closets, laundry room.  Near all!  Asking $299,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 18th 1-3pm  20-21 Greene Avenue, Ridgewood  Mint 2 family, 6 rooms w/ 3 bedrooms over 5 rooms w/ 2 bedrooms.  Private yard with two sheds, above ground pool.  Asking $999,999  Crifasi Real Estate  718-821-5999

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 714-square-foot apartment at 11-35 45th Avenue in Long island City for $820,000.

Style & Fashion
• With New York Fashion Week in full swing, here’s the buzz.

• Here’s how four of fashion’s power players are dressing themselves this fall.

Events
Forest Hills – Street Fair Application Deadline (email info@clearviewfestival.com)

• Jackson Heights – 1 to 2 p.m. – Meet & Greet with Met infielder Wilmer Flores. Wellcare Welcome Room, 91-08 Roosevelt Ave.

• Corona – 3 to 5 p.m. – Street Festival and Parade to highlight concerns of immigrant parents. Corona Plaza, National St.

Jamaica –  6 to 8 p.m. –  Cocktails & Constitution Benefit. King Manor Museum, Jamaica Ave. & 150th St.

Sunnyside - 6:30 p.m. – Free Music: Man Forever! Bliss Plaza & Queens Blvd.

Ridgewood – 7 p.m. – MTA Committee Meeting on changes to L & M subway lines. Greater Ridgewood Youth Council, 59-03 Summerfield St.

Woodside – 7 p.m. – United Forties Civic Association Meeting. St. Teresa’s Parish, 50-22 44th St.

• Rosedale – 7 p.m. – Port Authority presentation of JFK Part 150 Noise Study. St. Claire Catholic Academy, 241st St. & 137th Ave.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Department of State holds public hearing on reinstating “cease and desist” zones for real estate solicitation. Bayside High School, 32-24 Corporal Kennedy St.

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

• LIC – 8:30 p.m. – Outdoor Move: Ghost. LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd.

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