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Friday, September 7

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 78 degrees. Showers on Saturday with clouds in the afternoon, high of 74. Sunday cools down to 69 with showers in the afternoon.

Top Stories
• Rudy Giuliani says Donald Trump won’t answer federal investigators’ questions about Russian interference.

• Democrats grilled Brett Kavanaugh over abortion rights and racial profilingafter confidential emails were released.

• An all-black parent activist group has come out against the mayor’s plan to change admissions to the specialized high schools.

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9/11 Memorial Ceremony  Sat Sept 8th 11am  Join us to honor the memory of local residents and firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. Maspeth Memorial Square, Grand Ave. & 69th St., Maspeth.
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Queens News
• Two men are wanted for at least 28 car break-ins in Jamaica and Springfield Gardens.

• Police are looking for a brazen burglar who broke into several homes in Ozone Park while residents were asleep.

• A 75-year-old Hillcrest man was arrested for sending sexually explicit messages to an undercover investigator posing as a teen.

Politics
• New York attorney general candidates went after Zephyr Teachout again in a heated debate.

• A State Senate candidate denied allegations that she had an affair with Keith Hernandez amid questions about her background.

Entertainment
• See how Sally Field and other stars reacted to news of Burt Reynolds’ death.

• After sparking outrage, the Oscars are pulling their Most Popular Movie category.

Buzzing Back

• In 1958, Georgia Gibbs performed this song on The Ed Sullivan Show, boosting the craze that swept North America.

• In 1949, pop singer Gloria Gaynor was born in Newark, NJ. She is best known for this disco classic released in 1978.

Opinion
• The Daily News endorses Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic primary for governor.

• NYC’s immigrant affairs commissioner writes in City & State that the government should abolish ICE and replace it with something better.

In the Blogs
• Stop by Forest Park on Sunday, September 23 to recycle your electronic waste.

• A new Sunnyside building is offering “affordable” units starting at nearly $2,300. Seriously.

Trending in New York
• #FlyEaglesFly
• #BobbyBrownBET
• Nike
• Naomi Osaka
• Sark

Scoreboard
• Here are the latest scores from the U.S. Open as the tournament narrows down.

• Joe Girardi breaks down Gary Sanchez’s defensive problems and what he has to do to improve.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees (87-53) begin a three-game series with the Mariners in Seattle at 10:10 p.m.
• The Mets (63-76) host the Phillies at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers take on Seattle on the road at 9:10 p.m.
• The Amazins’ welcome the Phillies to Citi Field for a 7:10 p.m. showdown.
Sunday
• The Yankees finish their series in Seattle at 4:10 p.m.
• The Mets conclude their three-game set with the Phillies with a 1:10 p.m. matinee.
• The Giants kick off the season at home against the Jaguars. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

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Glendale Kiwanis Community Day  Sat Sept 8th 11am-4pm Celebrating the 104th Precinct. Food, games, rides and more! Please bring a non-perishable item or suggested $5. The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale.
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Real Estate
• A seven-story mixed-use residential building is coming to Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 9th 3-5pm  66-14 78th Street, Middle Village Detached one family offers large LR, FDR, kitchen w/ Quartz counter tops & SS appliances, 3 large BRs, 2 bath, fully finished basement, attic space, garage, spacious backyard.  Asking $865,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 9th 12-3pm 69-25 68th Place, Glendale Beautiful one family home in excellent condition – all updated!  LR, kitchen, dining room, 3BRs, 2 full bath.  Finished basement, wide driveway, 1 car garage.  Asking $725,000  CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• Sold – South Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,344-square-foot house at 107-09 109th Street for $560,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Here are some of the top happy hour deals offered in Queens.

• The French Workshop, a Greek-owned bakery in Bayside, is a great place for lunch or a light meal.

Restaurant ABC’s – Malba
Grade A – Parkside Pub, 24-14 149th St. – Cross-contamination.
Grade B – Trattoria 23, 22-30 154th St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade C – Tasty Grill, 14-22 150th St. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Live roaches.

Events
• Jamaica – 10 a.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts senior appreciation month event. 177-01 Baisley Blvd.

• Bayside – 11 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella, civic groups oppose DOT’s parking meter rate increase. Avella’s district office, 38-50 Bell Blvd.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Assemblyman Ron Kim, John Liu, local groups rally for voting reforms. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Richmond Hill – Noon to 6 p.m. – NYPD Blood Drive. 102nd Precinct, 87-34 118th St.

• Corona – 1 p.m. – Queens Library, Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubry announce $75,000 allocation. 98-30 57th Ave.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo, Department of Correction announce upcoming job fair. Koo’s district office, 135-27 38th Ave.

• Jackson Heights – 2:40 p.m. – UFT, NYSUT and Assemblywoman Ari Espinal make announcement. PS 69, 77-02 37th Ave.

• Flushing – 5 to 6 p.m. – “Discover Flushing” Walking Tour.  Meet @ St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave.

• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• Middle Village – 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Queens Bocce Tournament.  Juniper Valley Park, 79th St & Juniper Blvd. North
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market.  30-14 Crescent Street
• Richmond Hill – 10 a.m. – Councilman Eric Ulrich welcomes first farmer’s market to Richmond Hill. Park Lane South and Myrtle Ave.
• Maspeth – 11 a.m. – 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th St & Grand Ave.
• Glendale - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Glendale Kiwanis Community Day.  The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.
• Jamaica - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Discovery Day Street Fair.  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
• Flushing – 11:15 a.m. – Family Storytime: Back-to-School.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street
• Ridgewood – Noon – Saturday Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Avenue
• Ridgewood – 1 to 3:30 p.m. – Freelance Writing Workshop.  Queens Library, 20-12 Madison Street
• Jackson Heights – 2 p.m. – Woodside on the Move tenants unveil bill to end Major Capital Improvements. Diversity Plaza, 73-19 37th Rd.
• Corona – 2 p.m. – Magos Herrers (Jazz). Louis Armstrong House Museum, 34-56 107th St.
• East Elmhurst – 2 p.m. – St. Michael 9/11 Memorial Service.  St. Michael’s Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 2 to 10 p.m. – Fresh Pond Road Street Festival.  From Menahan Street to Palmetto Street
• Forest Hills – 2:30 p.m. – Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, The Later Years 1966-2016.  Queens Library, 108-19 71st Avenue
• Forest Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Jamiroquai performs.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place.
Sunday
• Flushing – 8 a.m. – The Flushing YMCA Flyers Tryouts (swim team).  YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Astoria Alive Festival.  31st St from Ditmars Blvd to 21st Ave.
• Douglaston – 10:30 a.m. – Grandparent’s Day Celebration.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd
• Jamaica – 3 p.m. – Tabou Combo (Haitian Dance Music).  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 3 to 9 p.m. – Fresh Pond Road Street Festival.. From Menahan Street to Palmetto Street.

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September 11th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

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