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Wednesday, September 13

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 81 degrees.

Top Stories
• Mayor Bill de Blasio cruised to victory in a low-turnout Democratic primaryover several lesser-known candidates.

• The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing Trump’s travel ban to remain on most refugees.

• Edith Windsor, an LGBT rights pioneer whose Supreme Court case paved the way for same-sex marriage, died at age 88.

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Paint & Sip  Wed Sept 13th  7:30pm  We will be painting Aurora Borealus!  Tickets are $45 and include all materials needed. Food and Drinks are available to purchase on location! Call to get your tickets…Space is limited, so SIGN UP TODAY! Peggy Dempsey’s 64-14 Flushing Ave, Maspeth  718-326-3707
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Queens News
• Francisco Moya beat Hiram Monserrate in a contested Council race, while Elizabeth Crowley, Paul Vallone, Peter Koo and other Queens incumbents survived challenges.

• Regulars from the beloved Flagship diner in Briarwood rallied to save the restaurant from developers.

• A Queens immigrant with a brain tumor, who won release from ICE after she collapsed, has received another deportation notice.

Politics
• Eric Gonzalez emerged victorious among a crowded field in the Democratic primary for Brooklyn District Attorney.

• Hillary Clinton’s new book, which hundreds of New Yorkers waited on line to get signed, lays out juicy details about the 2016 election.

Entertainment
• Comedian Louis C.K. brushed off accusations of sexual misconduct as just “rumors.”

• Disney has tapped J.J. Abrams to write and director Episode IX of the Star Wars franchise.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980 President Carter attends Willie Nelson concert at White House

• In 1857 American chocolate tycoon, Milton S. Hershey is born in Derry Township, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says Equifax owes users a free credit freeze and loads of answers.

• The Post says single payer health care appears to be the Democrats’ new litmus test.

In the Blogs
• Sacred Heart Church and a local state senator are hosting a food and school supply drive.

• Teachers will now have access to curriculum materials about sepsis prevention.

Trending in New York
• #SDLive
• #AHSCult
• Democratic
• #MaeYoungClassic
• #HandInHand

Scoreboard
• The Mets (63-81) were crushed by the Cubs, 8-3. They take on the Cubs in Chicago again at 8:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (78-66) fell short against the Rays, 2-1. They finish their three-game series with the Rays in Citi Field at 1:10 p.m.

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Women Empowerment for the Workplace  Sun Sept 17th  3-4pm  Become a more confident, empowered, and professional woman in the workplace with this interactive, on-your-feet workshop!  $60  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Powerhouse Gym’s lease in LIC makes the list of 10 biggest retail leases of August.

• For Sale – Corona – Large 1 BR co-op w/ low monthly maintenance of $376 includes all!  Large LR & bedroom, lots of closets, walk to trains & shopping.  Asking $189,000  Dave Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Detached 3 family on a 69×100 s/f lot with a 35×100 s/f side lot.  Full basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $1.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Jamaica Estates – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot co-op at 178-36 Wexford Terrace for $420,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Apple officially unveiled its latest iPhones, improved Apple Watch and upgraded Apple TV.

• Walmart is reorganizing its U.S. store operations to compete with Amazon.

Events
 Middle Village – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – It’s My Park Day volunteer Clean-Up. Juniper Valley Park, meet at the flagpole.

• Ozone Park – 10:30 a.m. – Mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis discusses outcome of Democratic primary, her strategy and prospects in general election. Ozone Park Senior Center, 103-12 101st Ave.

• Jamaica – Noon – Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Edison High School cut ribbon for new solar carport. 165-65 84th St.

• Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Paint & Sip. Peggy Dempsey’s 64-14 Flushing Ave.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

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

• Rockaway Park – 8 p.m. – Malliotakis speaks at Queens Public Transit Committee Meeting. Martin DePorress High School, 140 Beach 112th St.

• Jamaica 9 p.m. – Anyway You Want It – A Journey Tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

September 13th, 2017 at 4:27 pm

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