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Morning Buzz: Queens pays tribute to 9/11 responders, Off-duty cop arrested for threatening motorist with gun

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Monday, September 9

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 75 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Taliban said that more Americans would die after Trump cancelled a secret meeting with the terror group.

Hurricane Dorian lashed out at eastern Canada before weakening as it head out to sea.

• A vandal attacked the iconic Wall Street bull with a makeshift banjo, leaving a gash on its horns.

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Transfiguration – St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish Annual Golf Outing Mon Sept 9th Registration at 9am. $160 per golfer. Visit the Parish website for more information: https://transtans.org. Clearview Park Golf Course, Bayside.
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Queens News
• Young surfers gathered on Rockaway Beach to pay tribute to a firefighter killed on 9/11.

• Meanwhile, thousands of motorcyclists honored a Forest Hills first responder killed on 9/11 with a memorial ride.

• An off-duty cop was arrested for threatening a motorist with a gun in Corona.

Politics
• Billionaire Tom Steyer has made the cut for the October debate in the Democratic primary.

• Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford will challenge Trump in the GOP primary in 2020.

Entertainment
• Kevin Hart is in “excruciating pain” but is already walking after breaking his back in a car crash.

Weekend Box Office
It: Chapter Two: $91 million
Angel has Fallen: $6 million
Good Boys: $5 million
The Lion King (2019): $4 million
Overcomer: $3.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1956, Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Although the show was filmed in NY, Presley performed remotely from LA and performed this song.

• In 1965, actress Constance Marie is born in Los Angeles. She became famous for her role on this TV show.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Congress has more work to do to ensure all 9/11 responders are cared for.

• The Post says a state commission soon has a chance to make government better in New York.

In the Blogs
Teresa Carpio and Vivian Fang Liu are performing next weekend at Resorts World Casino.

• We Heart Astoria will spend this week highlighting the resources in Astoria to help plan your wedding.

Trending in New York
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (72-70) fell to the Philadelphia Phillies, 10-7. They host the Arizona Diamondbacks at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (94-50) doubled up on the Red Sox, 10-5. They wrap up their four-game series in Boston at 7:10 p.m.

• The Giants (0-1) lost their opener to the Dallas Cowboys, 35-17.

• The Jets (0-1) blew a late lead to the Buffalo Bills, 17-16.

• Rafael Nadal won his 19th major at the U.S. Open by outlasting Daniil Medvedev in a five-hour saga.

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Summer Nights & Flower Power Party: Lotus Thurs Sept 12th 6-8pm Celebrating the culture of India featuring a performance and interactive Bollywood dance. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
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Real Estate
• A new bill in Albany targets landlords who harass rent-stabilized tenants over buyouts.

• For Sale – 632 150th Place, Whitestone - Custom Colonial home offers 3 BRs, 3.5 bath, LR, family room, FDR, gourmet kitchen w/ granite counter tops custom wood floors, central air, alarm system.  Backyard has heated in-ground pool w/ BBQ area.  $1.579. Carollo Real Estate  718-747-7747

• For Sale – 88-41 74th Avenue, Glendale – English Tudor style home has 3BRs, 2.5 bath, 2 working fireplaces, sunken LR, spacious EIK, large terrace over garage.  $748,000. Lou Pastorini. 917-757-7567

• Sold – Flushing – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 950-square-foot co-op at 26-16 Union Street for $318,000. Zillow.

Events
Bayside – 9 a.m. – Transfiguration – St. Stan’s Annual Golf Outing. Clearview Park Golf Course, 202-12 Willets Point Blvd.

Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Summer of ’69 Musical Celebration. Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Maspeth – 6:30 p.m. – Friends of Maspeth Library Group Meeting. 69-70 Grand Ave.

Flushing - 7 p.m. – Oratorio Society of Queens Rehearsals. Temple Beth Sholom, 172nd Street & Northern Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

September 9th, 2019 at 9:07 am

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