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Wednesday, September 11

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 88 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump-backed Republican Dan Bishop won a North Carolina special election.

Thousands of people are left homeless in the Bahamas as the recovery process begins after Hurricane Dorian.

• Here’s how New York City and the nation are marking 18 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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9/11 Candlelight Vigil Wed Sept 11th 7:30-9pm Meet at the flagpole/baseball field in Juniper Valley Park. Bring a chair, a candle and a flag.
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Queens News
• An elderly man has been accused of molesting little girls at the South Ozone Park daycare run by his daughter.

• Video captures a heartless hit-and-run driver abandon a wrecked car after a fatal crash in South Ozone Park.

• A robbery suspect in South Ozone Park pointed a gun at a 1-year-old after the child’s aunt refused to give up a purse.

Politics
• Former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer is joining Nicole Malliotakis’s congressional campaign.

• A New York City Council member is under investigation for conflict-of-interestviolations.

Entertainment
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick will star on Broadway together in a revival of “Plaza Suite.”

• Netflix is developing a film with Millie Bobby Brown and her sister called “A Time Lost.”

Buzzing Back

• In 2001, the attack on America.

• In 1967, singer Harry Connick Jr. is born in New Orleans. He played opposite this actor and portrayed a pilot in this 1996 film.

Opinion
• USA Today says pulling troops out of Syria means ISIS will persist.

• The Daily News suggests how to remember the 9/11 attacks 18 years later.

In the Blogs
• Celebrate Irish culture with dance and musical performances at Bliss Plaza on Thursday.

• Attend a virtual networking event hosted by the Bayside Business Association next week.

Trending in New York
#NeverForget
#911Anniversary
#HappyBirthdayNamjoon
Sioux Falls
Flight 93

Scoreboard
• The Mets (74-70) edged the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2. They host the Diamondbacks again tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (95-51) fell to the Tigers, 12-11. The Bronx Bombers take on the Tigers in Detroit. First pitch is at 6:40 p.m.

• The Jets trade a 2021 sixth-round pick for wide receiver Demaryius Thomas.

• Gang Green also signed kicker Sam Ficken to replace the ineffective Kaare Vedvik.

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Swim Strong: FREE Swim Lessons for Veterans Wed Sept 11th– Wed Oct 30th 7-8pm In advance of registration, pls submit veteran identification to [email protected]SwimStrongFoundation.org. Jamaica H/S, 168-01 Gothic Dr.
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Real Estate
• A vacant parcel of land in Long Island City went for $13.3 million last week.

• For Sale – 58-16 83rd Place, Middle Village – Large detached two family sits on 60×100 lot and features 5 BRs, 3 bath total. Great location, buildable lot.  $1.3M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Glendale – Spacious 2 BR apt features LR, DR, EIK, kitchen w/ updated appliances, hardwood floors.  Heat and water included.  $2,000/month. ID #1354899. Carollo Rentals 718-747-7747

• Sold – Glendale – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,305-square-foot house at 78-28 75th Street for $620,000. Zillow.

Business News
Apple unveiled the new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, a new Apple Watch and more at its biggest event of the year.

Netflix and Disney shares slipped after Apple revealed its new TV+ streaming platform.

Events
South Ozone Park – 8:15 a.m. – JFK’s Chamber of Commerce announces plans to erect 9/11 memorial featuring steel piece from World Trade Center site. JFK Airport Ballfield.

Maspeth – 2:30 to 4 p.m. – Bereavement Group. Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St.

Forest Hills - 4:30 p.m. – Willie Nelson & Family “Outlaw Music Festival.” Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.

Bayside – 7 p.m. – Street co-naming ceremony for Bayside Hills 9/11 Memorial Way. Bell Blvd. and Horace Harding Expwy.

Middle Village - 7:30 p.m. – 9/11 Candlelight Vigil. Juniper Valley Park Ballfield.

Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 6 Monthly Meeting. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., #202.

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September 11th, 2019 at 9:00 am

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