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Tuesday, September 10

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 77 degrees.

Top Stories
• New York State announced aggressive action to protect residents from harmful and addictive vaping products following a rise in associated illnesses.

• A video of toddler “besties” running towards and hugging each other in New York City has gone viral.

• Hundreds of Bahamians attempting to flee the devastated islands were told to leave an evacuation ship heading to the United States over visa demands.

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Fall Bridal Expo  Tues Sept 10th 6-9:30pm Meet over 70 top wedding professionals! Register here. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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Queens News
• A 29-year-old from Springfield Gardens was busted on animal cruelty charges for starving her Yorkshire Terrier to death.

• British Airways had to cancel “nearly 100 percent” of its flights after pilots went on strike for two days, leaving hundreds stranded at JFK Airport.

• A group of thieves left a teenager shoeless after mugging him at knifepoint on a Woodhaven street.

Politics
• A National Weather Service director praised the Birmingham staff who contradicted President Donald Trump over his Alabama Dorian Tweet.

• Nancy Pelosi warned there will be “hell to pay” if the Senate does not pass a universal background check bill.

Entertainment
• David Lee Roth announced a 2020 Las Vegas residency.

• Disneyland was hit with a $3 million lawsuit over a Space Mountain injury.

Buzzing Back

• In 1962, this song by Bobby “Boris” Pickett was banned by the BBC. They eventually relented and the song reached #3 in 1973.

• In 1974, movie actor Ryan Phillippe is born in New Castle, Deleware. In 1998, he starred in this film about a famous NYC nightclub.

Opinion
• A former employee of NOAA argues in the Washington Post that  weather reporting should never be political.

• Despite numerous “wacky ideas,” a writer for the New York Post says there have been no practical hurricane solutions offered.

In the Blogs
• Alternate-side parking regulations will be in effect in Old Astoria starting on Monday, September 16. Here’s where it will take effect.

• Community District Education Council 30 in Long Island City will be meeting on Tuesday, September 17.

Trending in New York
• #fix2k20
• Jets
• Giants
• Dolphins
• Lamar Jackson

Scoreboard
• The Mets (73-70) kicked off a series against the Diamondbacks with a 3-1win. New York plays Arizona again tonight at 7:10 p.m. in Flushing.

• The Yankees (95-50) wrapped up a four-game run in Boston by beating the Red Sox, 5-0. The Bombers are in Detroit tonight . First pitch at 6:40 p.m.

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Real Estate
• Commercial Observer aegues that Governor Cuomo turned his back on NYC real estate after signing new rent laws earlier in the summer.

• For Sale – 32-23 88th Street #305, East Elmhurst – Large 1BR, 1 bath, co-op – all utilities included! Low maintenance and nearby markets.  $239,000. CB Kueber. 718-628-0100 

• For Sale – 60-39 Maspeth Avenue, Maspeth – Renovated two family Townhouse offers 8 BRs, 3 baths total.  Full finished basement, garage.  $1.399M. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111 

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,188-square-foot single-family home at 22-10 169th Street in Whitestone for $738,000.

Technology
• 9to5Mac explained how to trade in or recycle your old iPhone in preparationfor the iPhone 11.

• Amazon employees are planning to walk out in protest of climate change.

Events
LIC - 8:30 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer demands DOT make street safer. Safer. 30-20 Thomson Ave.

Brookville – 11 a.m. – NYC Parks breaks ground on new entrance. Brookville Park, Brookville Blvd. & 147th Ave.

Corona – 6 to 9:30 p.m. – Fall Bridal Expo. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

LIC - 7 p.m. – Live at the Gantries: Slavo Rican Assembly.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 50th Ave. & East River.

Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting. VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th St.

Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Villa Russo II Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd.

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September 10th, 2019 at 8:56 am

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