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Afternoon Buzz: Obama says Trump is “capitalizing on resentment”, A woman had her purse stolen after falling asleep in her chair at Resorts World.

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Friday, September 7

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Former President Barack Obama said President Donald Trump is“capitalizing on resentment”.

• President Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate the New York Times op-ed.

• A fight broke out between a Chick-fil-A manager and a customer in Wisconsin.

IN QUEENS
• A woman had her purse stolen after falling asleep in her chair at Resorts World Casino.

• Young Israel of Sunnyside to will be offering free high holiday services.

• A 32-year-man was robbed at knifepoint at a Flushing spa.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound A trains will run local from Hoyt-Schermerhorn to Broadway Junction because of an earlier investigation atLafayette Av.

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

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

TRAFFIC

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

• 28 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.

• 32 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 (87-53) begin a three-game series with the Mariners in Seattle at 10:10 p.m.
• The Mets (63-76) host the Phillies at 7:10 p.m.Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers take on Seattle on the road at 9:10 p.m.
• The Amazins’ welcome the Phillies to Citi Field for a 7:10 p.m. showdown.

Sunday
• The Yankees finish their series in Seattle at 4:10 p.m.
• The Mets conclude their three-game set with the Phillies with a 1:10 p.m. matinee.
• The Giants kick off the season at home against the Jaguars. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days (TLC, 8PM) – Tensions continue to rise with Darcey and Jesse; Jon’s sketchy past worries Rachel; Paul and Karine experience pre-marital problems; Angela gets annoyed with Michael• Wynonna Earp (SYFY, 9PM) – It’s date night in Purgatory, which means dressing up, drinking, and fighting demons, as a formidable former foe stalks the gang.

• Killjoys (SYFY, 10PM) – An awkward Jaqobis homecoming takes a deadly turn as Dutch and Zeph risk everything for science.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Atypical: Season 2 – Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum searches for love and independence.• HULU: Cesar Chavez – A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez.

• AMAZON PRIME: Six Dreams Season 1 – An exclusive and unprecedented insight into the Spanish first division of football.

TECHNOLOGY
• Blizzard has confirmed eight new Overwatch teams for the Overwatch League’s second season.• Adware Doctor, the number one paid utility in the Mac App Store, has been secretly logging users browser history and sending it to a server in China.

• Microsoft is hosting a Surface event in NYC on October 2nd.

#TRENDINGNY
• president obama• elon musk

• #fridayfeeling

• #nationalbeerloversday

• barack obama

REAL ESTATE
• For Rent – Middle Village – 3 Bedroom house rental features 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 featuresliving 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 – 5 to 6 p.m. – “Discover Flushing” Walking Tour.  Meet @ St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave.
• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.Saturday
• Middle Village – 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Queens Bocce Tournament.  Juniper Valley Park, 79th St & Juniper Blvd. North.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market.  30-14 Crescent St.
• Richmond Hill – 10 a.m. – Councilman Eric Ulrich welcomes first farmer’s market to Richmond Hill. Park Lane South and Myrtle Ave.
• Maspeth – 11 a.m. – 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th St & Grand Ave.
• Glendale - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Glendale Kiwanis Community Day.  The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.
• Jamaica - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Discovery Day Street Fair.  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
• Flushing – 11:15 a.m. – Family Storytime: Back-to-School.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.
• Ridgewood – Noon – Saturday Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.
• Ridgewood – 1 to 3:30 p.m. – Freelance Writing Workshop.  Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St.
• Jackson Heights – 2 p.m. – Woodside on the Move tenants unveil bill to end Major Capital Improvements. Diversity Plaza, 73-19 37th Rd.
• Corona – 2 p.m. – Magos Herrers (Jazz). Louis Armstrong House Museum, 34-56 107th St.
• East Elmhurst – 2 p.m. – St. Michael 9/11 Memorial Service.  St. Michael’s Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 2 to 10 p.m. – Fresh Pond Road Street Festival.  From Menahan Street to Palmetto St.
• Forest Hills – 2:30 p.m. – Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, The Later Years. 1966-2016.  Queens Library, 108-19 71st Ave.
• Forest Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Jamiroquai performs.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.

Sunday
• Flushing – 8 a.m. – The Flushing YMCA Flyers Tryouts (swim team).  YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Astoria Alive Festival.  31st St from Ditmars Blvd to 21st Ave.
• Douglaston – 10:30 a.m. – Grandparent’s Day Celebration.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
• Jamaica – 3 p.m. – Tabou Combo (Haitian Dance Music).  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 3 to 9 p.m. – Fresh Pond Road Street Festival. From Menahan St to Palmetto St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

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September 11th, 2018 at 12:07 pm

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