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Morning Buzz: Newborn recovering after stabbing attack at care center, Second Kavanaugh accuser comes forward

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Monday, September 24
Alternate Side Parking rules are suspended today for Succoth. Parking meters will be in effect.

• Cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• Christine Blasey Ford will testify in an open hearing on Thursday about her allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He plans to use a calendar to fight her claims. Meanwhile, a second accuser has come forward.

• A dozen crew members on a Swiss ship were taken hostage by pirates off of the Nigerian coast.

• Prepare for increased traffic around the city this week as the annual United Nations General Assembly occurs.

Sunnyside Restaurant Week  Sept 23rd– 29th   An annual event celebrating the best of Sunnyside’s restaurants.  A list with all participating restaurants is posted on www.SunnysideShines.org

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Queens News
• An off-duty cop was arrested for sending threatening messages to his girlfriend just hours after a judge released him without bail for allegedly beating and choking her in the past.

• Days after his newborn was attacked at a care center in Flushing, a father shared a photo of the baby girl in recovery. The woman who attacked the three babies and two adults is now facing charges.

• Paul Simon wrapped his farewell tour in Queens this past weekend.

• GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro created a website where state workers can report wrongdoings within the Cuomo administration.

• Iran’s president accused an unnamed US ally for a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded 70.

• Anthony Bourdain was remembered at the screening of the final season of “Parts Unknown.”

Weekend Box Office
• The House With A Clock In Its Walls: $26.9 million
• A Simple Favor: $10.4 million
• The Nun: $10.3 million
• The Predator (2018): $8.7 million
• Crazy Rich Asians: $6.5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1952 American fast-food restaurant chain “KFC” opens its first franchise in Salt Lake City, Utah.

• In 1936 Puppeteer Jim Henson is born in Greenville, MS.   He was the creator of these iconic puppets.

• The Daily News looks at how Wall Street has recovered 10 years after the financial crisis.

• The Times explores how South Korean President Moon Jae-in has taken steps to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

In the Blogs
• Two people are dead following a shooting in an Astoria home.

• Check out the special characteristics of the Forest Hills Home of the Week.

Trending in New York
• Ronan Farrow
• #Patriots
• Issa
• Lawrence
• #BeAVoter

• The Mets (73-83) beat the Washington Nationals, 8-6.

• The Yankees (95-60) beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-3.

• Didi Gregorius tore his wrist cartilage which left a lot of questions for the Yanks.

• The Giants (1-2) beat the Houston Texans, 27-22.

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Murray Horowitz Recital Series Mon Sept 24th 12:15pm Presented by the Aaron Copeland School of Music.  This recital presents music by Bach, Beethoven, Skryabin and Bartok.  Free!  LeFrak Concert Hall,  65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing

Real Estate
• Private investor Robert Gans has closed a $148 million refinance for six redevelopment sites including some in Queens.

• For Sale – Forest Hills Gardens – Charming 3BR, 2 bath co-op features wood burning fireplace, private garden, dog friendly, bike & storage rooms.  Garage space available for extra fee.  Close to all!  Asking $725,000 Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

• For Rent – Glendale – Updated 2BR features LR, DR, EIK, kitchen w/ SS appliances, 1 full bath, big windows & closet space. Full access to backyard.  Heat & hot water included.  Asking $1,950/month. Carollo Real Estate. 718-366-6636  ID # 1325956

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom home at 150-33 78th Ave. for $780,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday at 2:17 a.m., 22-year-old Felix Pujols of Queens was stabbed in front of 83 Bainbridge St. in the stomach. He was taken to Interfaith Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. 20-year-old Kahmari Rabsatt was charged with second degree murder.


• Ridgewood – 8:30 a.m. – Queens Borough President Melinda Katz visits the John Lennon educational tour bus. Grover Cleveland High School, 21-27 Himrod St.

• Garden City – 9 a.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Outing & Dinner.  Garden City Country Club, 206 Stewart Avenue

 Flushing – 12:15 p.m. – Murray Horowitz Recital Series.  LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 4 to 6 p.m. – Mets All-Star Edgardo “Fonzie” Alfonzo will visit Queens Community House’s Beacon Program. J.H.S. 190 Russel Sage, 68-17 Austin St.

• Ridgewood – 6 p.m. – Jerry Drake & the Front Page Band.  Queens Library, 20-12 Madison Street

• Jamaica – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – “In Colors” – Celebrating the Colors & Music of Autumn with Charles Duke.  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

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September 24th, 2018 at 12:55 pm

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