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Afternoon Buzz: Hurricane Florence leads to evacuations in the Carolinas, NYPD chopper rescues trapped fishermen.

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Monday, September 10

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Evacuations were ordered in the coastal regions of North and South Carolina as Hurricane Florence threatens to make landfall.

• The Trump administration ordered the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organization office in D.C. due to a lack of progress on “meaningful negotiations with Israel.”

• The FDNY headquarters in Brooklyn was evacuated after a suspicious package was found.

IN QUEENS
• Surveillance video captured the moment an NYPD chopper rescued four fishermen who were trapped by a rising tide.

• A Far Rockaway apartment building fire left dozens of people homeless.

• A thief stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and designer goodsfrom a parked car in Rosedale.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound N and Q train service has resumed following signal problem on the Manhattan Bridge.

• N Trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 St and 45 St in both directions.

• 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

• 28 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.

• 21 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi field on Northern Blvd.

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Giants (0-1) loss their home opener to the Jacksonville Jaguars, 20-15.

• The Jets take on the Detroit Lions tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Mets (65-77) beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-4.

• The Yankees (89-54) fell to the Seattle Mariners, 3-2.

• Joe Benigno is returning to WFAN this week.

ENTERTAINMENT
• John Legend reached EGOT status after he won an Emmy for Jesus Christ Superstar Live alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

• Nicki Minaj posted a video on Instagram that seemingly responds to her fight with Cardi B.

• Disney Channel star David Henrie was arrested after he tried to bring a loaded gun through security at LAX airport.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Bachelor in Paradise (ABC, 8PM) – The first couple to come into focus enjoy a romantic date, which may be a dress rehearsal for their future, as a professional photographer takes potential engagement photos.

• Better Call Saul (AMC,9PM) – While Jimmy daydreams about reconstituting Wexler-McGill, Kim sets out to secure her own future. Mike puts a plan into motion for Gus.

• Elementary (CBS, 10PM) – Part 1 of 2. Holmes and Watson’s deadly conflict with Sherlock’s former friend Michael intensifies when their newest victim looks to be the serial killer’s latest prey.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Iron Fist Season 2 – Danny Rand, the Immortal Iron Fist, has left behind the day-to-day oversight of Rand Enterprises, throwing himself into his mission to defend New York City

• HULU: From Paris with Love – In Paris, a young employee in the office of the US Ambassador hooks up with an American spy looking to stop a terrorist attack in the city.

• AMAZON PRIME: Stronger – A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

TECHNOLOGY
• AT&T is launching mobile 5G in Houston, Jacksonville, Louisville, New Orleans and San Antonio through the end of 2018.

• Ford showed off the first teaser image of an all-electric performance SUV codenamed “Mach 1.”

• Apple’s upcoming iPad Pro is rumored to switch over to USB Type-C

#TRENDINGNY
• #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

• #MondayMotivation

• #HurricaneFlorence

• Kevin Hassett

• #Blackout

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Glendale – Two bedroom apartment features spacious rooms, brand new kitchen, and deck for enjoying nice weather! Great Glendale/Ridgewood location convenient to transportation and all the amenities of Myrtle Avenue. Asking $1,800/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Whitestone – 2 Br apt for rent in Whitestone features livingroom, eat-In-kitchen and 1 full bath. Hardwood flooring throughout. Heat and water included. Ample street parking. Close to shops and transportation. Asking $1,900/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747

LOCAL EVENTS
• Jackson Heights – 5:30 p.m. – De Blasio greets residents. Jackson Heights subway station, 82nd St. and Roosevelt Ave.

• Flushing - 6 p.m. – “111 Places in Queens that You Must Not Miss”.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

September 11th, 2018 at 12:16 pm

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