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Morning Buzz: Video captures gunman firing at rival outside bodega, Cops look for slasher outside strip club

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Monday, September 2
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Labor Day. Meters are in effect.

• Scattered thunderstorms all day. High of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• At least seven have died and 22 were injured after a mass shooting rampagein Odessa, Texas, over the weekend.

• South Carolina and Georgia have ordered mandatory evacuation of their coastlines ahead of Hurricane Dorian’s arrival.

• Nearly 1 million New Yorkers are expected to participate in this year’s J’Ouvert and West Indian Day Parade.

Queens Bocce Tournament  Sat Sept 7th 9am-4pm Calling all Bocce enthusiasts! Join NYC Parks for our annual citywide face-off. To register or more information: [email protected]parks.nyc.gov. Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd North & 80th St., Middle Village.

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Queens News
• Surveillance video captures the moment a gunman shot his rival at point-blank range outside a bodega in Jamaica.

• Police are looking for a man who slashed a woman in the face outside a Woodside strip club.

• A Floral Park Catholic school teacher claims she was fired for being single.

• Longtime New York State Senator Bill Larkin has died at the age of 91.

• Ruben Diaz Sr. is raking in thousands for his 2021 campaign from the same donors who support his father.

• Kevin Hart suffered “major back injuries” in a car crash in Los Angeles.

Weekend Box Office
Angel has Fallen: $11 million
Good Boys: $9 million
The Lion King (2019): $6.7 million
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: $6.2 million
Overcomer: $5.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1995, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland. It’s considered the foremost museum devoted to the celebration and preservation of rock & roll.

• In 1951, actor Mark Harmon is born in Burbank, CA. In 1987, he married this actress who co-starred with the late Robin Williams.

• The Post says Labor Day was once the most blatantly political holiday, but not anymore.

• The Daily News says the MTA should drop the fare on the LaGuardia Link buspermanently.

In the Blogs
• EDC is hosting its third public meeting on Sunnyside Yard later this month.

• Help remove invasive species at the Ridgewood Reservoir next weekend.

Trending in New York

• The Mets (69-67) fell to the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-2. They head to Washington for a three-game series with the Nationals at 1:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (90-48) topped the Oakland A’s in walk-off fashion, 5-4. They host the Texas Rangers at 1:05 p.m.

• Novak Djokovic retired in the third set against Stan Wawrinka due to an ailing shoulder in the U.S. Open.

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LIC Concerts Summer Series  Mon Sept 2nd 5:30pm Fresh Labor Day Pop w/ Mike Tedesco, Shako and Private Eyes. Gantry Plaza State Park, 47th Rd. & Center Blvd., LIC.

Real Estate
• Mega Realty Holding and Pancyprian Association are developing a two-building, mixed-use property in Astoria.

• For Sale – 132-12 92nd Street, Ozone Park – Brick 3 family home on corner lot has 12 rooms – 8 BRs, 5 bath total.  Backyard w/ storage, 1 car garage w/ parking for 2 additional cars.  $1.289M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Sale – 85-13 56th Avenue, Elmhurst – Semi detached one family Colonial on 25×100 lot.  3 BRs, 1.5 bath, lots of closets, attic, pvt driveway.  $888,000 O’Kane Realty. 347-861-9619

• Sold – South Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,280-square-foot house at 133-11 Lefferts Boulevard for $540,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday morning, 38-year-old Samantha Smith, an off-duty NYPD school safety agent, was arrested in the confines of the 113th Precinct. She was charged with a DWI and refusal to take a breath test.

Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 30th Avenue Astoria Labor Day Festival. 30th Ave. from Steinway St. to 29th St.

Corona – 2 to 5 p.m. – Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show. Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

LIC - 5:30 p.m. – LIC Concert Series: Labor Day Pop w/ Mike Tedesaco, Shako & Private Eyes.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 47th Rd & Center Blvd.

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September 3rd, 2019 at 9:18 am

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