Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: CBS CEO Les Moonves steps down after more sex abuse allegations, 70-year-old fatally struck in Corona

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Monday, September 10
Alternate Side Parking rules are suspended today for Rosh Hashanah

• Rain today with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• Hurricane Florence is headed towards the east coast with two big storms following behind it.

• CBS CEO Les Moonves steps down following new sex abuse allegationsagainst him.

• Serena Williams was fined $17,000 for violations during her US Open loss to Naomi Osaka. She claimed that male tennis players have been able to get away with far worse.

“111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss”  Mon Sept 10th 6pm Learn about the rich history and cultural diversity that is just around the corner or only a subway ride away.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing

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Queens News
• A 70-year-old man was fatally struck by an SUV in Corona.

• Disgraced former Queens Library president Thomas Galante is now making $150 per hour as a public school consultant in Long Island thanks to a budget that he controls.

• Motorcyclists took part in an annual ride from Queens to World Trade Center that honored one of the youngest first responders who died on September 11.

• Cynthia Nixon is slamming Governor Cuomo and the state’s Democratic Party for a mailer implying she is anti-Semitic.

• A Trump advisor said Ted Cruz can lose his Senate race because he isn’t “likable” enough.

• Rapper Mac Miller passed away at the age of 26. His ex-girlfriend, Ariana Grande, posted an emotional photo of him and disabled Instagram comments after some fans unfairly blamed her for his death.

Weekend Box Office
• The Nun: $53.5 million
• Crazy Rich Asians: $13.6 million
• Peppermint: $13.2 million
• The Meg: $6 million
• Searching: $4.5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1966 this song by The Monkees’ is released in the US and by the first week of November, it is the top tune in the nation.

• In 1950 Aerosmith’s lead guitarist Joe Perry is born in Lawrence, MA.  He was ranked 48th on Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

• The Daily News is going with Blake Morris, Marty Dilan, Zellnor Myrie and Ross Barkan in the Brooklyn state Senate primaries.

• A Post columnist argued that the US Open was “shameful” in their treatmentof Grand Slam winner Osaka.

In the Blogs
• The School Construction Authority will be building a 697-seat middle school on Barnett Avenue in Sunnyside.

• Check out the Ridgewood home of the week.

Trending in New York
• Hurricane Florence
• Jack Ma
• John Legend
• #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
• Issa

• 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.

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Van Morrison and Willie Nelson & Family Wed Sept 12th  6:30pm $82.50-$250  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills

Real Estate
• A 34-unit rental building is near completion in Dutch Kills.

• For Rent – Forest Hills Gardens – Gut renovated 3BR, 2 bath duplex for rent has all new appliances, windows and wood floors.  EIK, FDR, garage available for extra fee.  Close to all.  Asking $4,150/month. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Rent - Ridgewood - Renovated 2BR apt features LR/DR combo, EIK w/ new counter top & appliances, 1 full bath.  Hardwood flooring throughout. Close to shops and transportation.  Asking $2,000/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636. ID # 1321374

• Sold – Glen Oaks – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 800-square-foot co-op at 260-21 74th Ave. for $327,420. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday 5:19 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male lying in the street at Northern Boulevard and 108th Street. A 70-year-old man was found dead at the scene. He was struck at the intersection by a Toyota Highlander. The 40-year-old female operator of the vehicle remained on the scene.

• On Sunday, at 7:30 p.m., NYPD Aviation and Harbor units found a Chevrolet Silverado on the sand, partly submerged in water at Breezy Point Beach.  NYPD Scuba divers, deployed from an Aviation Unit helicopter, found three men and a woman who were trapped inside the vehicle.  They were removed from the vehicle and escorted to the shore line.

• Astoria –  Noon –  Mayor Bill de Blasio greets residents. Elmcor Senior Center, 98-19 Astoria Blvd.

• Flushing – Noon –  Assemblyman Ron Kim hosts a media roundtable with Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jumaane Williams, Mulan Restaurant, 136-17 39th Ave.

• St. Albans - 12:20 p.m. – Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks at a senior luncheon with Assemblyman Clyde Vanel, Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center, 172-17 Linden Blvd.

• Flushing – 3 p.m. – Back to School – Fall Preview.  Queens Library, 158-21 Jewel Avenue

• 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 Street

Written by QTadmin

September 11th, 2018 at 12:12 pm

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