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Tuesday, September 12

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, authorities sent an aircraft carrier and Navy ships to assist with search-and-rescue operations, while 13 million Florida residents are without power.

• The United Nations unanimously approved new sanctions against North Korea for their latest nuclear test.

• New York City remembered 9/11 victims 16 years after the national tragedy.

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Fall Bridal Showcase  Tues Sept 12th  6pm  Everything for your wedding under one roof! Free Admission with online Reservation, $10 per person if you register at the door Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street, Corona
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Queens News
• A deliveryman riding a moped was struck by an MTA bus near Citi Field, leaving him in critical condition.

• Lindenwood residents are concerned for their health after two people came down with Legionnaire’s disease in the apartment complex.

• Queens College honored the victims of the 9/11 attacks with a ceremony.

Politics
• The Post gives a rundown of the positions voters are casting their ballots for in today’s primary.

• Governor Cuomo has endorsed in a handful of City Council races, contrasting his refusal to endorse a mayoral candidate.

Entertainment
• “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins closed a deal to lead the movie’s sequel.

• A star from “Real Housewives of Miami” faced backlash for her tone-deaf Instagram post about Hurricane Irma.

Buzzing Back

• In 1953 John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island

• In 1973 “The Fast and the Furious” actor  Paul Walker is born in Glendale, California

Opinion
• The Daily News calls on the city to build a prominent monument honoring the ill and dead first responders of 9/11.

• The Post says Cuomo’s latest round of city endorsements makes his non-endorsement of de Blasio even more pointed.

In the Blogs
• Check out where Astoria and LIC residents can access Citi Bikes starting today.

• MoMA PS1 in LIC is hosting a back-to-school benefit later this month.

Trending in New York
• Broncos
• Ted Cruz
• #BachelorInParadise
• Kushner
• #SYTYCD

Scoreboard
• The Mets (63-80) head to Chicago to begin a three-game series with the Cubs at 8:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (78-65) top the Rays, 5-1. They face the Rays again at Citi Field. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.

• The Broncos narrowly beat the Charges on Monday Night Football, 24-21.

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Sesame Street: The Parodies  Sat Sept 16th & Sun Sept 17th  12pm  A rollicking compendium of some of the most memorable music, movie, and TV show parodies from Sesame Street. Part of Jim Henson’s World.  $15  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria   http://www.movingimage.us
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Real Estate
• An affordable housing development in Jamaica made the list of the 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC.

• For Sale - Maspeth - New Listing!  Lovely brick ranch, 22 ft wide.  Modern kitchen & bath.  Updated roof, windows, heating system.  Close to Eliot Ave.  Asking $679,000  O’Kane Realty  718-799-1111

• For Sale – Middle Village – Newly Custom Built!  Stately 2 family – 1st floor has a 3 BR duplex w/ sunken LR, kitchen, DR, 2 baths.  2nd floor has a 2 BR duplex, open layout w/ kitchen, LR, DR.  Full finished basement, custom windows, balcony, private yard, 1 car garage.  Asking $1.649M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Howard Beach – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,704-square-foot house at 161-16 85th Street for $769,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple is expected to launch the new iPhone X this morning, but rumors swirlthat it will be in seriously short supply.

• General Motors’ first self-driving car, Cruise, is ready for production.

Events
• Auburndale – 8:30 a.m. – Councilman Paul Vallone and his wife cast their votes for Democratic primary. PS 32, 171-11 35th Ave.

• Cambria Heights – 9 a.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts senior breakfast. Thomasina’s Catering Hall, 205-35 Linden Blvd.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. – City Council candidate Paul Graziano, his wife Elzbieta and parents John and Roberta vote in Democratic primary. JHS 185, 147-26 25th Dr.

• Briarwood – 11 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella, patrons rally to keep Flagship Diner open. 138-30 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 11:15 a.m. – Councilman Peter Koo casts his vote in the Democratic primary. James Bland House Community Center, 40-25 College Point Blvd.

• Flushing – 12:30 p.m. – Councilman Koo greets voters. Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd.

• Flushing – 5 p.m. – Councilman Koo greets voters. PS 20, 142-30 Barclay Ave.

• Corona – 6 p.m. – Fall Bridal Showcase.  Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street

• Queens Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 13 Youth and Education Committee meeting. 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

• Bayside – 9:30 p.m. – Councilman Vallone hosts election night party. Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd.

• Flushing – 10 p.m. – Councilman Koo hosts after-election party. Good Kitchen Seafood Restaurant, 135-29 37th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

September 12th, 2017 at 1:28 pm

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