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Afternoon Buzz: A dam in North Carolina has been breached, Five people, including three infants, were stabbed at a nursery.

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Friday, September 21

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A dam in North Carolina has been breached by Hurricane Florence floodwaters.

• President Trump has questioned the credibility of the woman who has said Judge Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.

• A new clinic has opened in Lower Manhattan to ease the backlog of 9/11-related illness cases.

IN QUEENS
• Five people, including three infants, were stabbed at a nursery.

• A man shot and killed his former girlfriend and injured her new boyfriend, an off-duty Yonkers police officer,

• Two people are dead and a third is seriously wounded after a shooting in Astoria.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Bronx-bound platform at the 215 St 1 Station is EXIT ONLY.

• F Rush hour service reduced to accommodate switch work in the area of W 4 St in Manhattan.

• Downtown BDFM trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

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

TRAFFIC
• 46 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 31 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 20 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 36 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Yankees begin a three-game series with the Orioles at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets continue their series in Washington at 7:05 p.m.

Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers host the Orioles at 4:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ take on the Nats in Washington at 4:05 p.m.

Sunday
• The Yankees wrap up their home stand against Baltimore at 1:05 p.m.
• The Mets finish their four-game set in Washington with a 1:35 p.m. matchup.
• The Giants (0-2) hope to get their first win on the road in Houston. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker makeup has been revealed on director Todd Phillips Instagram.

• Actress Ego Nwodim has joined the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’ season 44.

• Chloe Zhao will direct Marvel studios next potential franchise, ‘The Eternals’.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Live PD (A&E, 9PM) – A live look at police across the country as they work the night shift in real-time.

• Wynonna Earp (SYFY, 9PM) -A mysterious woman who knows a little too much about the Earps arrives on the Homestead with a special mission for Wynonna and Waverly.

• Killjoys (SYFY,10PM) – Aneela brings the Jaqobis brothers into Greenspace to defeat the Lady.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Maniac Season 1 – Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they’re assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.

• HULU: Unbreakable – A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

• AMAZON PRIME: Joy Ride – When a psychotic trucker takes offense at the pranks pulled by a couple of college students, the young kids are sucked into a whirlpool of terror.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google says it allows apps from third parties to scan and share data from Gmail accounts.

• China has blocked the Amazon streaming service, Twitch.

• Facebook plans to finally unveil its Portal video chat device for the home next week.

#TRENDINGNY
• #Jets

• #WhyIDidntReport

• 25th Amendment

• #FridayFeeling

• #InternationalDayOfPeace

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Middle Village – 3 Bedroom house rental features a spacious living room and dining room with modern open layout kitchen, modern bath, and generous yard deck. Convenient to shopping, transportation, and Juniper Park. Mint throughout. Asking $3,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Woodhaven – 1 Bedroom apartment features living room, EiK, 1 bathroom. Hardwood Flooring throughout. Use of Backyard. All utilities included. Near J train and bus lines Q21, Q52, and Q53. Asking $1,600/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flushing - 7 p.m. – Banda Magda. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 7 to 10 p.m. – Nowafest: Our Annual Nod to Oktoberfest. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

Saturday
• Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 9th Annual World Maker’s Faire. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Woodhaven – 11 a.m. – Blessing of the Pets.  Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-12 91st Ave.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day: Princess Sing-A-Long.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Floral Park - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• East Elmhurst - Noon – Councilman Francisco Moya hosts street co-naming ceremony for “Mayor of East Elmhurst” Lynda McDougald. 25th Ave. and Curtis St.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 3 p.m. – Sat Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.
 LIC – Noon to 3 p.m. – LIC Family Day.  Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.
• Whitestone – Noon to 4 p.m. – 109th Precinct Family Fun Day.  Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Ave btwn Parsons Blvd & 147th St.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Woodhaven – 1 to 6 p.m. – International Food Fair.  All Saints Episcopal Church, 85-45 96th St.
• Astoria – 2 p.m. – Midcentury Stereopanorama.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Astoria – 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. – The Beatles Yellow Submarine – The Sing-Along Version!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 5 to 8 p.m. – 18th Moon Festival parade and fireworks. Main St. and 40th Rd.
• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – Portugal. The Man. performs.  Forest Hill Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. to Midnight – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Sunday
• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Recycling Event.  George SeuffertBandshall, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd.
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 9th Annual World Maker’s Faire.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Bayside – Noon to 3 p.m. – Bayside “Sunday Stroll”.  Bell Blvd btwn 38th & 41st Aves.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Myrtle Avenue Fall Street Festival.  Myrtle Ave from Wyckoff to Forest Aves.
• LIC – 12:45 p.m. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hosts town hall in Queens. LaGuardia Community College’s Mainstage Theater, 31-10 Thomson Ave.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC – 1 to 4 p.m. – Crafty Brunch.  Gnastudios, 38-01 23rd Ave.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Lioness presents Roxy Cross Quintet.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – 2 p.m. – Kol Esperanza: A New Year Celebration.  Queensborough Performing Arts
• Astoria – 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. – The Beatles Yellow Submarine – The Sing-Along Version!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Help Wanted – “KID”ding Around with the Nannies.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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September 21st, 2018 at 4:46 pm

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