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Morning Buzz: Suspect fires at cops from College Point home, Gunman kills man in shooting near wake for vet

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Monday, September 14

Weather
• Mostly cloudy early with sunshine in the afternoon. High of 79 degrees.

Top Stories
• Nevada’s governor criticized Trump for “reckless and selfish actions” after the president hosted an indoor rally.

• Oracle is the apparent winner of the TikTok bidding war after Microsoft was rejected.

• Homeless advocates protesting outside Gracie Mansion want Mayor de Blasio to meet with the residents being displaced.

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Queens News
• A suspect is in custody after allegedly firing at police officers who were responding to a domestic violence incident from a College Point house.

• One man was fatally shot and another was wounded after a gunman opened fire near a wake for a Marine vet in Jamaica.

• The mother of a swimmer who drowned off Rockaway Beach is in mourning.

Politics
• Bernie Sanders denied a report that he privately expressed concerns about Joe Biden’s campaign.

• Mike Bloomberg is spending at least $100 million to boost Biden in Florida.

Entertainment
• Taylor Swift will perform at the ACM Awards for the first time in seven years.

• Chris Evans accidentally shared a nude photo of himself, sending social media into a frenzy.

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Outdoor Films: Maestro Mon Sept 14th 8pm Yulan Grant aka SHYBOI presents a lovingly made documentary about Larry Levan and the Paradise Garage. $10. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood.
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Buzzing Back

• In 1982, Hollywood Star and real-life Princess Grace Kelly dies. She landed her break-through acting role in this 1952 movie.

• In 1983, singer Amy Winehouse is born in England. In 2006, she released this autobiographical song.

Opinion
• The Times says the City Council should not roll back police reforms.

• Nicole Gelinas writes in the Post that more neighborhoods should revolt against City Hall.

In the Blogs
• White Radish American Kitchen, a new restaurant on Ascan Avenue in Forest Hills, has opened its doors.

• The Ridgewood YMCA is offering free childcare for 500 students thanks to a donation from AT&T and WarnerMedia.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (21-26) fell to the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-3.

• The Yankees (26-21) topped the Baltimore Orioles, 3-1, to complete a sweep.

• The Jets (0-1) lost to the Buffalo Bills in their opener, 27-17.

• The Giants (0-0) will host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. Kickoff is at 7:10 p.m.

• The Islanders (1-3) fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-1, to fall behind 3-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Dominic Thiem won the U.S. Open after dropping the first two sets, while Naomi Osaka rallied past Victoria Azarenka to win her third title.

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Real Estate
• Rents are down in Manhattan, but have gone up in neighborhoods hit hardestby COVID-19.

• For Sale – 69-03 66th Street, Glendale – One family, semi detached Colonial style home offers 3 BRs, 2 bath, FLR, FDR, EIK w/ breakfast nook & granite countertops. Finished basement has a full bath and laundry. $729,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – East Elmhurst – A two-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,080-square-foot house at 31-46 70th Street for $835,000. Zillow.

Events
Virtual – 5:30 p.m. – NYC Small Business Services to brief Queens Borough Board. Livestream here.

Virtual – 7:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams hosts virtual town hall on compounding crises in NYC. Facebook Live.

Ridgewood – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Films: Maestro. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

Written by QTadmin

September 14th, 2020 at 9:18 am

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