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Monday, September 11

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• After wreaking havoc in the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma tore through Florida on Sunday leaving millions without power. 

• The death toll is over 90 and continuing to climb after an earthquake in Mexico.

• Rafael Nadal beat Kevin Anderson to win the US Open.

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9-11 Candlelight Vigil  Mon Sept 11th 7:30 p.m. Come join us for a night of remembrance.  Please bring a candle or flashlight. Same as the last 16 years.  Juniper Valley Park Ballfield, Middle Village.
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Queens News
• A five-year-old fell to his death in Corona at a building under construction.

• Two men robbed a cabbie of keys and wallet after taking a ride from Queens to the Bronx. 

• A lawsuit claims a Far Rockaway principal forced an administrator into retirement. 

Politics
• Hillary Clinton says she’ll never run for office again. 

• New York City Public Advocate Letita James says the Columbus statue should stay. 

Entertainment
• The first trailer for the third installment of the Fifty Shades film series was released over the weekend. 

Weekend Box Office
• It – $117 million
• Home Again – $9 million
• The Hitman’s Bodyguard – $4.8 million
• Annabelle: Creation – $4 million
• Wind River – $3.2 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2001, an attack on America.

• In 1967, singer Harry Connick Jr is born in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Opinion
• The NY Daily News wonders what the point of the mayoral election is this year, with a lame cast of challengers. 

 The NY Post released a slew of endorsements in key political races ahead of Tuesday’s primary.

In the Blogs
• Mayor de Blasio announced the task force that will evaluate the city’s ‘symbols of hate.’

• Here’s how to eat, drink and play in NYC while raising money for Hurricane relief efforts. 

Trending in New York
• #InsecureHBO
• #NeverForget911
• #NYGvsDAL
• #September11
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (63-80) fell to the Reds, 10-5.

• The Yankees (77-65) beat the Rangers by a 16-7 final. They’re hosting the Rays at 7:10 p.m.

• The Jets (0-1) lost their season opener to the Bill on the road by a 21-12 final.

• The Giants (0-1) opened their season with a 16-3 loss to the Cowboys in Texas.

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Malouf’s Mountain Sunset Campground.  No Camping Gear? No Car? No Problem! Just an 80 minute train ride from Grand Central to the Beacon train station, where you will be met by our shuttle and your fun begins. Old Town Road, Beacon New York. 845-831-6767www.maloufsmountain.com  
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Real Estate
• Here are arguably the 10 best places to live in New York City if you have kids. 

• For Sale – Woodhaven North – Detached one family, 5 BRs, EIK, access to yard from first floor, gas heat, lots of sunshine. 2 blocks to train & stores.  Asking $588,000  Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567.

• For Sale – Rego Park – New Listing. Large sunny 1 BR condo w/ EIK and beautiful hardwood floors, renovated bathroom. In building laundry room, storage, private backyard & garage. Walking distance to train/bus & shopping. Asking $405,000  O’Kane Realty  718-799-1111.

• Sold – Corona – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on Calloway Street for $207,000. Zillow.

Events
• Jamaica 8 to 10 a.m. – JFK Remembers, 9/11 Remembrance. JFK Airport Ball Field adjacent to Building 141 and cellphone parking lot.

• Queens – 9:30 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella commemorates fallen 9/11 heroes with memorial wreaths. 28 different sites across Queens.

• Woodside – 5:30 p.m. – 9/11 Memorial Vigil.  Doughboy Playground, Woodside Ave and 56th Street.

• Bayside – 7 p.m. – 9/11 Ceremony.  Horace Harding Expressway and Bell Blvd.

• Howard Beach – 7 p.m. – Engine Co 331/Ladder Co 173 9/11 Ceremony. 158-57 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Middle Village – 7 p.m. – 9/11 Candlelight Vigil. Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd South and 78th Street.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 monthly meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

• Bayside – 8:15 p.m. – Community Board 11 monthly meeting. Middle School 158, 46-35 Oceania St.

 

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September 11th, 2017 at 4:40 pm

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