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Afternoon Buzz: Rosenstein to meet with Trump to discuss fate, Police impersonators rob man.

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Monday, September 24

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will meet with President Trump on Thursday after conflicting reports about his departure.

• Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh vowed to fight “smears” and said he will not withdraw his nomination after a second accuser came forward.

• New Yorkers can expect heavy security and traffic delays as world leaders and the Trump meet for the UN General Assembly.

IN QUEENS
• Police are searching for two men who posed as cops and robbed a man.

• The state is holding three public meetings on legalizing marijuana,starting tonight at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center.

• The 108th Precinct will host an information session on October 1st for a new program that will focus on neighborhood policing.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound B and Q trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.

• Northbound F trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Neptune Av.

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

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

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

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Mets (73-83) beat the Washington Nationals, 8-6.

• The Yankees (95-60) beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-3.

• Didi Gregorius tore his wrist cartilage which left a lot of questions for the Yanks.

• The Giants (1-2) beat the Houston Texans, 27-22.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Celine Dion is ending her Las Vegas residency in 2019 after eight years.

• Pete Davidson says he has received death threats since his engagement to Ariana Grande.

• Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing is underway as he faces up to 30 years in prison.

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WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – In the Season 12 premiere, Sheldon and Amy’s honeymoon runs aground in New York, while Penny and Leonard discover they are uncomfortably similar to Amy’s parents.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – In the Season 2 premiere, Shaun’s proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Jared in Andrews’ crosshairs.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – When a flight lands, the passengers are bewildered to discover that five and a half years have gone by. They attempt to reconnect with the loved ones who mourned their passing and moved on long ago.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Walking Dead Season 8 – Rick, Maggie and Ezekiel all rally their respective groups to fight against Negan and his forces, in order to live a better life.

• HULU: 9-1-1 Season 2 – Explores the high-pressure experiences of the first responders who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations.

• AMAZON PRIME: Trust Season 1 – Inspired by actual events, FX’s new series Trust delves into the trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys.

TECHNOLOGY
• macOS Mojave is now available for download. Check out this review by the Verge.

• Meanwhile, Microsoft is starting to roll out Office 2019 for Windows and Mac.

• SiriusXM is acquiring Pandora for $3.5 billion.

#TRENDINGNY
• #BelieveSurvivors

• Rosenstein

• #MondayMotivation

• #BTSxUnitedNations

• Gritty

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Astoria – Semidetached 2 family home, 22X36 on a spacious 25X100 lot size. Single car garage on the back. First floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and full bath access to backyard. Second floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedroomsand 2 full baths. Unfinished basement. Asking $1,299,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Maspeth – Renovated apartment features 2Br, new bath and kitchen, and spacious living room. Prime location near to all the conveniences of Eliot Avenue, including express buses to Manhattan. Asking $2,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Forest Hills – 4 to 6 p.m. – Mets All-Star Edgardo “Fonzie” Alfonzo will visit Queens Community House’s Beacon Program. J.H.S. 190 Russel Sage, 68-17 Austin St.

• Ridgewood – 6 p.m. – Jerry Drake & the Front Page Band.  Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St.

• Jamaica – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – “In Colors” – Celebrating the Colors & Music of Autumn with Charles Duke.  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

September 24th, 2018 at 3:40 pm

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