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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

Weather
• 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.

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“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.

Politics
• 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.

Entertainment
• 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.

Opinion
• 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

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.

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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
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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.

Events
• 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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