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Tuesday, September 17

• Sunny with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• The remains of four young children were found just hours after their mom’s body was discovered inside her husband’s van.

• New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office has subpoenaed eight years of Trump’s tax returns from Mazars USA.

• The Iowa Republican Party will hold caucuses in 2020 despite other states like Arizona and Nevada canceling their primary elections in support for Trump.

Shore Fest 2019  Sat Sept 21st 1-5pm Usher in Autumn with a fun, free festival in the park.  Enjoy a rotating set of local musicians; enter an all age donut-eating contest, potato sack races and more!  Shore Blvd, Astoria Park

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Queens News
• Two officers were dragged when a driver attempted to race away from a traffic stop in Ozone Park.

• Richmond Hill and Springfield Gardens will see the removal of 28 parking spots. But here’s the eco-friendly replacement.

• The newly appointed co-chair of the Queens branch of the Democratic Socialists of America wrote a letter calling Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer a fake progressive.

• The US said that there’s intelligence showing attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was “likely” coming from Iran.

• Tiffany Cabán registered a new campaign committee with the state Board of Elections on Friday.

• The stars wore dazzling outfits to the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys.

There’s an incredible hidden exhibit about the intersection of tech and art in a 6,000-square-foot space under Chelsea Market.

Buzzing Back

• In 1976 NASA unveils its first space shuttle, Enterprise.

• In 1991 TV actor Jordan Connor is born in Calgary, Canada.  He rose to fame for his role as Sweet Pea in this TV series.

• The Chicago Tribune says the US can’t allow Iran, or anyone else, to choke off global oil supplies.

• A Post columnist argues that the media is beclowning itself trying to end Trump.

In the Blogs
• Forest Hills Gardens resident James Chamberlain is hoping to restore a sundial in the neighborhood.

• Eight people were arrested for running a mail-order opioid pill ring out of a Queens warehouse.

Trending in New York
• Ramsey
• Odell
• Big Ben
• Jones
• Steelers

• The Mets (77-73) were defeated by the Colorado Rockies, 9-4. They play again tonight at 8:40 p.m.

• The Yankees (98-53) were off last night. They play the Los Angeles Angels tonight at 6:35 p.m.

• The Jets (0-2) lost to the Cleveland Browns, 23-3. The game saw former Giant Odell Beckham Jr.’s return to MetLife after being traded.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

Celebrate LIC  Fri Sept 20th 5:30-8:30pm Join the LIC Partnership in celebrating 40 Years in the LIC Community.  Open to the public and free to attend.  LIC Flea Lot and Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Avenue, LIC

Real Estate
• Eateries around the city are facing more rodents and roaches.

• For Sale – 69-25 66th Place, Glendale – Well kept some offers 3 BRs, 1.5 bth, full finished basement, 1 car garage, shared driveway.  Near all.  $679,000. CB Kueber 347-262-3901

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, LR, DR, Den & EIK w/ dishwasher. Washer/dryer hook-ups, wood floors throughout, cellar for storage.  Heat, water & gas included.  $2,800 month. Carollo Rentals (718) 747-7747

• Sold – South Ozone Park – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,100-square-foot house at 131-32 135th St. for $365,000. Zillow

• Could the Big Apple rival Silicon Valley for the new home of technology?

• Exercise startup Peloton is being sued for $300 million over claims it stole songs from The Beatles, Adele and Taylor Swift as well as other musicians.

Events• Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet hears a presentation from NYS Homes and Community Renewal about the new rent regulations, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Astoria Heights – 2:00 p.m. – Ribbon cutting for the Queens Chamber of Commerce’s new offices.  75-20 Astoria Blvd., Suite 140.

Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Borough President Katz hosts town hall on new “public charge” rule.  Borough Hall, Helen Marshall Cultural Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Jamaica – 6 to 8 p.m. – Constitution & Cocktails. Annual cocktail party to benefit King Manor’s educational programming and celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting.  Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.

Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Council.  Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue

Written by QTadmin

September 17th, 2019 at 9:03 am

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