Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Police fatally shot a female attacker in Maspeth, Six people were injured in a car crash outside Laguardia’s Terminal B

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Tuesday, September 18

Weather
• Thunderstorms with a high of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• Torrential rain from Florence is letting up in the Carolinas but flooding rivers will potentially wreak havoc for weeks.

• A Border Patrol supervisor confessed to killing four women and assaulting a fifth.

• Hurricane Florence is expected to bring heavy rain to the Northeast before heading offshore.

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Portugal. The Man  Sat Sept 22nd  6pm   With guest LUCIUS.  $47.50-$77.50  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills.
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Queens News
• Police fatally shoot a woman in a Maspeth apartment when she came at them with a knife.

• After several safety issues and complaints, Grandpa’s Bus Company was replaced on four of their Queens routes.

• Six people were hurt in a five car crash outside LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B.

Politics
• The U.S. Airforce says it needs more firepower in order to confront China or Russia.

• A Russian military plane was accidentally shot down by their ally, the Syrian government.

Entertainment
• Here is the complete list of the 2018 Emmy Award winners.

 It has been confirmed that Julie Chen will be leaving ‘The Talk.’

Buzzing Back

• In 1970 Freda Payne tops the UK chart for six weeks with this song.  The record would go on to reach #3 in America and sell over a million copies.

• In 1917 voice actress June Foray is born in Springfield,  Ma.  From 1959 to 1964 she provided the voice for this animated cartoon character

Opinion
• The Daily News thinks that the DOE should be thanking the detective that discovered the misconduct of the bus drivers instead of scolding him.

• The New York Times discusses whether or not Brett Kavanaugh should withdraw in light of the new suspicion surrounding him.

In the Blogs
• It has been reported that N Train riders have endured 15 days of delays in August alone.

• Foundation work has begun at 21-18 44th Drive in Court Square.

Trending in New York
• #Mayochup
• #Emmys
• Game of Thrones
• #EmmyAwards2018
• Matthew Rhys

Scoreboard
• The Yankees face the  Boston Red Sox today at 1:05 p.m and then again tomorrow at 7:05 p.m.

• The Mets (70-80) beat the Philidelphia Phillies 9-4 and play them again today at 7:05 p.m.

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Nowafest: Our Annual Nod to Oktoberfest!  Fri Sept 21st Opening Night Kick-Off Party!  Enjoy traditional German fare, traditional German beers and special brews from our local breweries.  $25  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Avenue, Ridgewood
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Real Estate
• Permits were filed for 137-61 Northern Boulevard in Flushing.

• For Sale – Woodhaven – One family detached frame house has 3 BRs, 3 full bath, LR, DR, EIK, finished basement w/ separate entrance, large yard, close to all.  Asking $620,800  O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Forest Hills Gardens – Gut renovated duplex features all new appliances, EIK, FDR, 3 BRs, 2 bath.  Garage available for extra fee.  Asking $4,150/month.  Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• Sold – Far Rockaway –  A four bedroom, two bathroom, 1,576 square-foot house at 218 Beach 141st Street for $815,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Take a closer look at the new iPhone XS and see reviews on the Apple product.

• GPS apps are struggling to remain updated with complications caused by the weather.

Events
• Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. –  Queens Borough Cabinet to Hear Presentations on State Liquor Authority and “Culture Pass” – Queens Borough Hall 120-55 Queens Boulevard.

 Flushing – 4 pm –  Flushing Development Center Press Conference – Culture Center of TECO in NY at 133-32 41 Rd. Basement Room 104.

Written by QTadmin

September 18th, 2018 at 12:54 pm

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