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Friday, September 22

Top Stories 
• Senator John McCain dealt a possible fatal blow to the GOP’s latest health care bill after he said he would not support it.

• Governor Cuomo traveled with emergency response officials to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery efforts.

Queens News
• A man dragged his ex-girlfriend out of her new boyfriend’s car and attempted to kidnap her in East Elmhurst.

• The multi-million dollar renovation of Lefrak City is set to be unveiled this weekend.

• The Queens Museum unveiled a new exhibit that showcases what New York could have looked like.

Subway Status 
• 3 train service has resumed with delays after an earlier incident involving a sick passenger at Kingston Av.

• 4, 5 and 6 train service has resumed with delays after earlier NYPD activity at 14 St-Union Sq.

• Northbound B and D trains are running with delays, because of a rail condition at BWay Lafayette.

• F train service has resumed with delays after an earlier incident involving a person struck by train at Avenue X.

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 48th St; Ramp and Exit 22B – Van Wyck Expwy I-678 / College Point Blvd.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 12A – Meadow Lake RoadEast and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway westbound between Exit 7 – LaGuardia Airport Terminals C and D only and 37th St.

• Delays on I-295 northbound between Exit 5 – Clearview Expwy and Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 12A – Meadow Lake RoadEast and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza.

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

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Linden Blvd and Hillside Ave.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 32 – Rodney St; Ramp and 54th Ave.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Mets (65-87) kick off a three-game series with the Nationals at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (85-67) head to Toronto for a three-game set with the Blue Jays. First pitch at 7:07 p.m.

Saturday
• The Amazins’ continue their home series against the Nats at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Blue Jays at 4:07 p.m.

Sunday
• The Mets face the Nationals for the last time this season with a 1:10 p.m.matinee.
• The Yankees wrap up their series in Toronto at 1:07 p.m.
• The Jets (0-2) host the Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m.
• The Giants (0-2) visit Philadelphia to take on the Eagles at 1 p.m.

If you are interested in advertising in the Newsticker, click here.

World Maker Faire
Sept 23rd & 24th 
A family fun festival to MAKE, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St, Corona.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Raven’s Home (DISNEY, 8PM) – Booker has a vision of Tess getting her heart broken, so he and Levi try to prevent it from happening.

• Kindred Spirits (TLC, 9PM) – Adam and Amy investigate the home of a former executioner who killed hundreds of criminals, and now something’s trying to kill the current homeowner.

• Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (FOOD, 9PM) – Guy Fieri dives into cuisine with international flair.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Gaga: Five Foot Two- Follow pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a new album, preps for her Super Bowl halftime show, and confronts physical and emotional struggles.

• Hulu: Bones Season 2 – The second season of Bones follows Brennan’s discovery about her parent’s real identities, her mother’s murder and her father’s disappearance.

• Amazon Video: Room – A young boy is raised within the confines of a small shed.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Middle Village – Brick home located on prime tree lined block.  3 BRs with custom built closets, full modern baths, modern EIK w/ extended cabinetry and granite island. Paved back yard, detached one car garage. Asking $899,000 Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, hardwood flooring throughout, heat and water included. Asking $2,200
Carollo Real Estate  718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Kitchen 79
Located at 31-70 79th St.

Enjoy an order of their Pad Thaimade with fried rice noodles with tamarind, bean sprouts, egg, scallions and peanut for $10.

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

Local Events 
To give us a local event for the Newsticker, click here.

 Corona – 7 to 9 p.m. – The Queens Hip Hop Festival Opening Night.  Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Saturday
• Woodhaven - All Day Event – Great Woodhaven Yard Sale 2017.  Various locations throughout Woodhaven.
• Corona 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – World Maker Faire.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Douglaston – 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. – Saturday Sing-Along.  Register  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
• Woodhaven 11 a.m. – Blessing of the Pets.  Emanuel United Church, 93-12 91st Ave.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day – Wizard School!  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Floral Park 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Rockaway 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NYC Honey Fest.  Beach 106th St.
• Howard Beach – Noon to 3 p.m. – Annual Veteran’s Day BBQ.  Howard Beach Motor Club, 59 Russell St.
• Whitestone – Noon to 4 p.m. – Family Fun Day.  Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Ave & 147th St.
• Woodhaven – Noon to 5 p.m. – International Food Fair.  All Saints Episcopal Church, 96th St & 86th Ave.
• Astoria 1 p.m. – Jim Henson & Friends: Inside the Sesame Street Vault.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
• Flushing 3 p.m. – Florence Price: Classical Musical Revolutionary. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Flushing – 5:30 p.m. – Oktoberfest, Flushing Style: Sauerkraut & Kimchi. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.
• Forest Hills 6:30 p.m. – Interpol performs.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.

Sunday
• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Recycling Event.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park.
• Corona 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – World Maker Faire.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Floral Park 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Astoria 1 p.m. – Jim Henson & Friends: Inside the Sesame Street Vault.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
 LIC – 2 to 4 p.m. – Astoria Characters Day. Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Google Photos: Are your photos or videos taking up too much memory on your phone? Google Photos is an excellent alternative to backup your images and video. Click here to learn more.

Written by QTadmin

September 22nd, 2017 at 4:44 pm

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