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Morning Buzz: Three-year-old fatally struck by a car in Far Rockaway, Hurricane Dorian stalls over the Bahamas

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Tuesday, September 3

• Sunny with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• Hurricane Dorian has stalled over the Bahamas but still threatens the US.

• At least 25 people are dead and nine still missing after a 75-foot commercial diving boat caught fire in California.

• The rain didn’t dampen spirits at the West Indian American Day Parade.

Fresh Pond Road Street Festival  Thurs Sept 5th 6:30-10pm, Fri Sept 6th & Sat Sept 7th 6:30-11pm, Sun Sept 8th 3-10pm   Fun for all!  Music, Games, Rides, Food.  Fresh Pond Road from Palmetto St to Menahan St, Ridgewood

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Queens News
• A three-year-old boy was fatally struck by a car in Far Rockaway on Monday.

• A private beach club in Breezy Point was closed over Labor Day weekend after anti-Semitic and racist graffiti were scrawled on the property.

• Fans at the US Open are paying a hefty price for food and drinks.

• As Hurricane Doriane threatens the US, Trump made time for some golf.

• Lawmakers and environmental advocates will sound off on Controller Thomas DiNapoli’s refusal to divest the state pension fund from fossil fuel companies.

• Spanish pop star Joana Sainz García died after an exploding firework struck her during a concert.

The summer box office has slipped by two percent despite big Disney films.

Buzzing Back

• In 1966 Donovan had his only #1 hit with this song.  It featured this musician who would later become the future guitarist for Led Zeppelin.

• In 1965 TV actor Charlie Sheen is born in NYC.  After being fired from this show, he was replaced by this actor.

• The Daily News discussed how this will be the last Labor Day that farmworkers will be denied basic workplace protections.

• The Post argued why the country should praise Melania Trump.

In the Blogs
• Astoria is getting a new restaurant and it’s called 2 Dive 4.

• Councilman Costa Constantinides has pledged $299,000 to keep Jackson Heights and Astoria clean over the next year.

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• The Mets (70-67) defeated the Washington Nationals, 7-3. They play tonight at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (90-49) were blown out by the Texas Rangers, 7-0. The play again at 6:35 p.m.

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Chuseok Korean Moon Festival Sat Sept 7th 10am-7pm  Celebrating South Korean culture featuring musical entertainment with K-pop performances, food vendors and more!  Register here.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing

Real Estate
• The city will fix the bike lanes around the Kosciuszko Bridge.

• For Sale – 60-72 70th Street, Maspeth – Well maintained one family brick Townhouse features LR, DR, modern kitchen, king sized Master BR, finished basement, yard w/ patio, garage.  $699,000. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Sale – 42-14 111th Street, Flushing – Fully detached two family home w/ extra lot & 3 car garage. 9 rooms total – 5BR, 3.5 bath, full basement, finished attic w/ 2 separate rooms, large backyard w/ garden. $1.795M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Jamaica – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,280-square-foot home at 133-11 Lefferts Blvd. for $540,000. Zillow

• Facebook may remove ‘like’ counts.

• China may have used a recent massive iPhone hack to target Uighur Muslims.

Flushing – 2 p.m. – Council Member Peter Koo and the Glow Community Center will announce an upcoming free high school admissions seminar in Flushing. 135-27 38th Ave., Suite 388

Written by QTadmin

September 3rd, 2019 at 9:19 am

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