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Friday, September 22

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 81 degrees. The weekend will be sunny and warm with a high of 86 degrees.

Top Stories
• After Donald Trump issued new sanctions on North Korea, Kim Jong-un insulted Trump as “deranged and warned he will “pay dearly” for his threats.

• Aaron Hernandez, who committed suicide while in prison, had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease CTE.

• Two construction workers fell to their deaths at separate Manhattan job sites with violations.

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Queens News
• Police rescued a sailor who fell ill and passed out on board a tanker 12 miles south of Breezy Point.

• A motorist dragged a cop for a block during a car stop in Queens Village, but the officer escaped with minor injuries.

• An NYPD sergeant was arrested for threatening a cyclist with a gun and shoving him off his bike in LIC.

Politics
• Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg pledged to turn over information on Russia-linked ads to election meddling investigators.

• Under the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, New York would lose $52 billion.

Entertainment
• The star of “Riverdale” was involved in a late-night car crash after working a 16-hour day.

• Gal Gadot, Kumail Nanjian and Ryan Gosling will be among the guest hosts for “Saturday Night Live” this season.

Buzzing Back

• In 1994 the TV show Friends debuts

• In 1927 baseball manager of the LA Dodgers, Tom Lasorda is born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Yankees must get on board with extending protective nets.

• The Post says the Second Avenue subway line debacle shows the need for major MTA reform.

In the Blogs
• Sunnyside Restaurant Week is running from October 1st to October 7th.

• The Guardians of Flushing Bay and Riverkeeper are hosting all-day riverfront event this weekend.

Trending in New York
• House
• Rams
• #MoviesAboutComedians
• #ProjectRunway
• #Dotard

Scoreboard
• The Los Angeles Rams squeaked by the San Francisco 49ers in a ThursdayNight Football thriller, 41-39.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (65-87) kick off a three-game series with the Nationals at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (85-67) head to Toronto for a three-game set with the Blue Jays. First pitch at 7:07 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ continue their home series against the Nats at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Blue Jays at 4:07 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets face the Nationals for the last time this season with a 1:10 p.m.matinee.
• The Yankees wrap up their series in Toronto at 1:07 p.m.
• The Jets (0-2) host the Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m.
• The Giants (0-2) visit Philadelphia to take on the Eagles at 1 p.m.

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Real Estate
• Health care firm VestraCare snatched up a four-building portfolio near JFK Airport.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 24th 1-3pm  163-42 98th Street, Howard Beach 1 family detached home features LR w/ fireplace, bath w/ jacuzzi, laundry room, terrace overlooking in-ground pool, 4 BRs, 3 bath total.  Asking $659,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 23rd 1-3pm  49-22 Francis Lewis Blvd, Bayside Detached 1 family on corner property features 2 BRs, FDR, attic, semi finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $875,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Forest Hills – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,800-square-foot house at 67-51 Loubet Street for $1.025 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Gothamist names two Flushing restaurants on its list of best places for fried rice.

• We Heart Astoria lists the five best dishes from Mexican fusion restaurant Fresco’s Cantina.

Restaurant ABC’s – Woodhaven
Grade A – Neir’s Tavern87-48 78th St. – Evidence of mice.
Grade B – Pop’s Restaurant85-22 Jamaica Ave. – Cross-contamination, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Taco Bell97-01 Atlantic Ave. – Filth flies, Facility not vermin proof.

Events
• Jamaica – 11:30 a.m. – Renaming ceremony for expanded Matilda Raffa Cuomo Health Center. 105-04 Sutphin Blvd.

 Corona – 7 to 9 p.m. – The Queens Hip Hop Festival Opening Night.  Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Saturday
• Woodhaven - All Day Event – Great Woodhaven Yard Sale 2017.  Various locations throughout Woodhaven.
• Corona 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – World Maker Faire.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
• Douglaston – 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. – Saturday Sing-Along.  Register  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
• Woodhaven 11 a.m. – Blessing of the Pets.  Emanuel United Church, 93-12 91st Avenue
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day – Wizard School!  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Floral Park 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Rockaway 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NYC Honey Fest.  Beach 106th Street
• Howard Beach – Noon to 3 p.m. – Annual Veteran’s Day BBQ.  Howard Beach Motor Club, 59 Russell St.
• Whitestone – Noon to 4 p.m. – Family Fun Day.  Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Ave & 147th St.
• Woodhaven – Noon to 5 p.m. – International Food Fair.  All Saints Episcopal Church, 96th St & 86th Ave.
• Astoria 1 p.m. – Jim Henson & Friends: Inside the Sesame Street Vault.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
• Flushing 3 p.m. – Florence Price: Classical Musical Revolutionary. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Flushing – 5:30 p.m. – Oktoberfest, Flushing Style: Sauerkraut & Kimchi. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.
• Forest Hills 6:30 p.m. – Interpol performs.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
Sunday
• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Recycling Event.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park
• Corona 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – World Maker Faire.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
• Floral Park 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Astoria 1 p.m. – Jim Henson & Friends: Inside the Sesame Street Vault.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
 LIC – 2 to 4 p.m. – Astoria Characters Day. Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.

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September 22nd, 2017 at 12:26 pm

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