Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Afternoon Buzz: Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for sex assault, Trump rejects globalism in UN speech.

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Tuesday, September 25

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Bill Cosby was sentenced to at least 3 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman. He is the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.

• President Trump delivered a speech at the UN that rejected “globalism” and embraced “patriotism.” He was met with head shakes and laughter from world leaders.

• Ted Cruz and his wife were pushed out of a restaurant by Kavanaugh protesters. Here’s the latest on the Kavanaugh allegations.

IN QUEENS
• A Queens lawyer was arrested for alleged witness tampering in a Long Island murder case.

• A man was shot twice in the buttocks outside Astoria Houses.

• The abandoned Parkway Hospital in Forest Hills will become 350 mixed-income apartments.

SUBWAY STATUS
• train service has resumed following earlier signal problems at Bergen St.

• Northbound trains are running local from 36 St (Bklyn) to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr because of switch problems at 36 St (BKlyn). Expect delays in and train service.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
25 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

28 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 21 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd. 

26 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Mets play the Atlanta Braves tonight at 7:10 p.m.and again tomorrow at the same time.

• The Yankees (96-60) beat the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday 4-1 and play them again tonight at 7:10 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Britney Spears and Kevin Federline have reached an agreement in regards to their child support case.

• The trailer for J.K. Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald’ has been released.

• ‘Making a Murderer’ will return to Netflix for part two on October 19th.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• NCIS (CBS, 8PM) – The Season 16 premiere: A month after the Director Vance kidnapping, Gibbs is named acting director in his absence while the team searches worldwide for his whereabouts.

• This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – In the Season 3 premiere, Randall, Kate and Kevin find themselves on new paths as they each celebrate their 38th birthday.

• New Amsterdam (NBC, 10PM) – The premiere of the drama about a new medical director, Max Goodwin, at America’s oldest hospital. He sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: A Wrinkle in Time – Years after their father disappears, Meg and her younger brother Charles Wallace cross galaxies on a quest to save him from the heart of darkness.

• HULU: Dancing With the Stars Season 27 – Celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.

• AMAZON PRIME: Ghostbusters II – The superstars of the supernatural reunite to battle an enormous underground river of slime that threatens New York City in this hilarious sequel.

TECHNOLOGY
• T-Mobile has launched a campaign to rebrand MetroPCS.

• Alaska Airlines is offering VR movies during certain flights.

• Microsoft has launched ‘Office 2019′ for Windows and Mac.

#TRENDINGNY
• #NationalVoterRegistrationDay

• #UNGA

• Will Smith

• Versace

• Making a Murderer

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath large living room, formal dining room, lovely newly polished wood floors, and lots of windows for fresh air and light! Great location convenient to transportation & shopping. Asking $1,900/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Asking $2,700/month. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Queens Council on the Arts: Artist Commissioning Program – Register Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

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September 25th, 2018 at 3:46 pm

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Morning Buzz: A Queens pharmacy owner stole $7.9, The MTA plans additional 7 trains to alleviate L train shutdown congestion.

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Tuesday, September 25
Weather
• Thunderstorms with a high of 72.

Top Stories
Pope Francis said the church must change in the wake of sex scandals.

Brett Kavanaugh gave an unprecedented interview with Fox News in an attempt to clear his name and regain favor with Republicans.

• Bill Cosby will learn today whether or not he will go to prison.

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Queens News
The MTA plans extra trains on the 7 line that will be added to alleviate the impact of the L train shutdown.

Capital One Bank shut down six Queens branches and blame the spread of the use of online banking.

A Queens pharmacy owner stole $7.9 million through false Medicare claims.

Politics
• Trump said that the next North Korea summit will happen soon. 

Russia handed over advanced missiles to Syria after a rift with Israel.

Entertainment
Ben Affleck completed 30 days in rehab and is committed to staying longer.

Bradley Cooper said he gained a friend for life in Lady Gaga after working with her.
Buzzing Back

• In 1965 The Beatles, a half hour Saturday morning cartoon show featuring genuine Beatles songs but not their real voices, premieres on ABC-TV.

• In 1951 actor Mark Hamill is born in Oakland, CA.   At the age of 25, he was cast as this character in the 1977 movie Star Wars.

Opinion
• The Daily News believes that in order to attack the opioid problem, we need to change the way we think about prescriptions.

• The New York Post discussed why the $10 billion plan for JFK International airport does not include a new runway.

In the Blogs
• Police released a photo of a man who broke into an Elmhurst mosque and stole from the donation box.

Construction is picking up for City Chemist at 43-25 Hunter Street.

Trending in New York
#NationalVoterRegistrationDay
pope
#Manifest
#PITvsTB
#Fitzmagic

Scoreboard
• The Mets play the Atlanta Braves tonight at 7:10 p.m.and again tomorrow at the same time.

• The Yankees (96-60) beat the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday 4-1 and play them again tonight at 7:10 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Nowafest  Now till Sat Oct 6th  Celebrate our annual nod to Oktoberfest! Festivities include traditional German sausage dinners along with local and extra-hard-to-find beer selections from local breweries.  Enjoy  NYC DJ Bacho Mangual who will soundtrack the evening.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Avenue, Ridgewood
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Real Estate
A new bill seeks to crack down on landlords who claim that their properties have no rent regulated units.

• For Sale – Middle Village – Large 1 family home includes LR, FDR, EIK & 1/2 bath on 1st flr, 3 BRs, full bath on 2nd flr.  Full basement & private yard.  Asking $539,000 CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Split Colonial style home features LR, DR, EIK, bath & 3 BRs on main floor, Master BR suite w/ walk in closet and bath w/ jacuzzi.  In-ground pool, Florida room, finished basement.  Asking $849,000  Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• Sold – Flushing –  A three bedroom, one bathroom, 1,240 square-foot house at 5049 47th St. for $735,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Spotify teamed up with Ancestry to be able to make playlists based on your DNA.

Instagram co-founders are leaving the company after eight years and as a result Instagram’s independence from Facebook has been weakened.

Events
Jamaica – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – National Voter Registration Day Event – Jamaica NeON, 135-24 126th St, 2nd Floor

Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Queens Council on the Arts: Artist Commissioning Program – Register Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street

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September 25th, 2018 at 3:09 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Rosenstein to meet with Trump to discuss fate, Police impersonators rob man.

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Monday, September 24

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will meet with President Trump on Thursday after conflicting reports about his departure.

• Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh vowed to fight “smears” and said he will not withdraw his nomination after a second accuser came forward.

• New Yorkers can expect heavy security and traffic delays as world leaders and the Trump meet for the UN General Assembly.

IN QUEENS
• Police are searching for two men who posed as cops and robbed a man.

• The state is holding three public meetings on legalizing marijuana,starting tonight at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center.

• The 108th Precinct will host an information session on October 1st for a new program that will focus on neighborhood policing.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound B and Q trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.

• Northbound F trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Neptune Av.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 30 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 24 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 18 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 22 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Mets (73-83) beat the Washington Nationals, 8-6.

• The Yankees (95-60) beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-3.

• Didi Gregorius tore his wrist cartilage which left a lot of questions for the Yanks.

• The Giants (1-2) beat the Houston Texans, 27-22.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Celine Dion is ending her Las Vegas residency in 2019 after eight years.

• Pete Davidson says he has received death threats since his engagement to Ariana Grande.

• Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing is underway as he faces up to 30 years in prison.

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WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – In the Season 12 premiere, Sheldon and Amy’s honeymoon runs aground in New York, while Penny and Leonard discover they are uncomfortably similar to Amy’s parents.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – In the Season 2 premiere, Shaun’s proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Jared in Andrews’ crosshairs.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – When a flight lands, the passengers are bewildered to discover that five and a half years have gone by. They attempt to reconnect with the loved ones who mourned their passing and moved on long ago.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Walking Dead Season 8 – Rick, Maggie and Ezekiel all rally their respective groups to fight against Negan and his forces, in order to live a better life.

• HULU: 9-1-1 Season 2 – Explores the high-pressure experiences of the first responders who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations.

• AMAZON PRIME: Trust Season 1 – Inspired by actual events, FX’s new series Trust delves into the trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys.

TECHNOLOGY
• macOS Mojave is now available for download. Check out this review by the Verge.

• Meanwhile, Microsoft is starting to roll out Office 2019 for Windows and Mac.

• SiriusXM is acquiring Pandora for $3.5 billion.

#TRENDINGNY
• #BelieveSurvivors

• Rosenstein

• #MondayMotivation

• #BTSxUnitedNations

• Gritty

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Astoria – Semidetached 2 family home, 22X36 on a spacious 25X100 lot size. Single car garage on the back. First floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and full bath access to backyard. Second floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedroomsand 2 full baths. Unfinished basement. Asking $1,299,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Maspeth – Renovated apartment features 2Br, new bath and kitchen, and spacious living room. Prime location near to all the conveniences of Eliot Avenue, including express buses to Manhattan. Asking $2,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Forest Hills – 4 to 6 p.m. – Mets All-Star Edgardo “Fonzie” Alfonzo will visit Queens Community House’s Beacon Program. J.H.S. 190 Russel Sage, 68-17 Austin St.

• Ridgewood – 6 p.m. – Jerry Drake & the Front Page Band.  Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St.

• Jamaica – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – “In Colors” – Celebrating the Colors & Music of Autumn with Charles Duke.  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

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September 24th, 2018 at 3:40 pm

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Morning Buzz: Newborn recovering after stabbing attack at care center, Second Kavanaugh accuser comes forward

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Monday, September 24
Alternate Side Parking rules are suspended today for Succoth. Parking meters will be in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• Christine Blasey Ford will testify in an open hearing on Thursday about her allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He plans to use a calendar to fight her claims. Meanwhile, a second accuser has come forward.

• A dozen crew members on a Swiss ship were taken hostage by pirates off of the Nigerian coast.

• Prepare for increased traffic around the city this week as the annual United Nations General Assembly occurs.

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Sunnyside Restaurant Week  Sept 23rd– 29th   An annual event celebrating the best of Sunnyside’s restaurants.  A list with all participating restaurants is posted on www.SunnysideShines.org
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Queens News
• An off-duty cop was arrested for sending threatening messages to his girlfriend just hours after a judge released him without bail for allegedly beating and choking her in the past.

• Days after his newborn was attacked at a care center in Flushing, a father shared a photo of the baby girl in recovery. The woman who attacked the three babies and two adults is now facing charges.

• Paul Simon wrapped his farewell tour in Queens this past weekend.

Politics
• GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro created a website where state workers can report wrongdoings within the Cuomo administration.

• Iran’s president accused an unnamed US ally for a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded 70.

Entertainment
• Anthony Bourdain was remembered at the screening of the final season of “Parts Unknown.”

Weekend Box Office
• The House With A Clock In Its Walls: $26.9 million
• A Simple Favor: $10.4 million
• The Nun: $10.3 million
• The Predator (2018): $8.7 million
• Crazy Rich Asians: $6.5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1952 American fast-food restaurant chain “KFC” opens its first franchise in Salt Lake City, Utah.

• In 1936 Puppeteer Jim Henson is born in Greenville, MS.   He was the creator of these iconic puppets.

Opinion
• The Daily News looks at how Wall Street has recovered 10 years after the financial crisis.

• The Times explores how South Korean President Moon Jae-in has taken steps to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

In the Blogs
• Two people are dead following a shooting in an Astoria home.

• Check out the special characteristics of the Forest Hills Home of the Week.

Trending in New York
• Ronan Farrow
• #Patriots
• Issa
• Lawrence
• #BeAVoter

Scoreboard
• The Mets (73-83) beat the Washington Nationals, 8-6.

• The Yankees (95-60) beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-3.

• Didi Gregorius tore his wrist cartilage which left a lot of questions for the Yanks.

• The Giants (1-2) beat the Houston Texans, 27-22.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Murray Horowitz Recital Series Mon Sept 24th 12:15pm Presented by the Aaron Copeland School of Music.  This recital presents music by Bach, Beethoven, Skryabin and Bartok.  Free!  LeFrak Concert Hall,  65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Private investor Robert Gans has closed a $148 million refinance for six redevelopment sites including some in Queens.

• For Sale – Forest Hills Gardens – Charming 3BR, 2 bath co-op features wood burning fireplace, private garden, dog friendly, bike & storage rooms.  Garage space available for extra fee.  Close to all!  Asking $725,000 Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

• For Rent – Glendale – Updated 2BR features LR, DR, EIK, kitchen w/ SS appliances, 1 full bath, big windows & closet space. Full access to backyard.  Heat & hot water included.  Asking $1,950/month. Carollo Real Estate. 718-366-6636  ID # 1325956

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom home at 150-33 78th Ave. for $780,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday at 2:17 a.m., 22-year-old Felix Pujols of Queens was stabbed in front of 83 Bainbridge St. in the stomach. He was taken to Interfaith Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. 20-year-old Kahmari Rabsatt was charged with second degree murder.

Events

• Ridgewood – 8:30 a.m. – Queens Borough President Melinda Katz visits the John Lennon educational tour bus. Grover Cleveland High School, 21-27 Himrod St.

• Garden City – 9 a.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Outing & Dinner.  Garden City Country Club, 206 Stewart Avenue

 Flushing – 12:15 p.m. – Murray Horowitz Recital Series.  LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 4 to 6 p.m. – Mets All-Star Edgardo “Fonzie” Alfonzo will visit Queens Community House’s Beacon Program. J.H.S. 190 Russel Sage, 68-17 Austin St.

• Ridgewood – 6 p.m. – Jerry Drake & the Front Page Band.  Queens Library, 20-12 Madison Street

• Jamaica – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – “In Colors” – Celebrating the Colors & Music of Autumn with Charles Duke.  Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

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September 24th, 2018 at 12:55 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: A dam in North Carolina has been breached, Five people, including three infants, were stabbed at a nursery.

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Friday, September 21

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A dam in North Carolina has been breached by Hurricane Florence floodwaters.

• President Trump has questioned the credibility of the woman who has said Judge Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.

• A new clinic has opened in Lower Manhattan to ease the backlog of 9/11-related illness cases.

IN QUEENS
• Five people, including three infants, were stabbed at a nursery.

• A man shot and killed his former girlfriend and injured her new boyfriend, an off-duty Yonkers police officer,

• Two people are dead and a third is seriously wounded after a shooting in Astoria.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Bronx-bound platform at the 215 St 1 Station is EXIT ONLY.

• F Rush hour service reduced to accommodate switch work in the area of W 4 St in Manhattan.

• Downtown BDFM trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 46 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 31 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 20 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 36 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Yankees begin a three-game series with the Orioles at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets continue their series in Washington at 7:05 p.m.

Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers host the Orioles at 4:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ take on the Nats in Washington at 4:05 p.m.

Sunday
• The Yankees wrap up their home stand against Baltimore at 1:05 p.m.
• The Mets finish their four-game set in Washington with a 1:35 p.m. matchup.
• The Giants (0-2) hope to get their first win on the road in Houston. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker makeup has been revealed on director Todd Phillips Instagram.

• Actress Ego Nwodim has joined the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’ season 44.

• Chloe Zhao will direct Marvel studios next potential franchise, ‘The Eternals’.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Live PD (A&E, 9PM) – A live look at police across the country as they work the night shift in real-time.

• Wynonna Earp (SYFY, 9PM) -A mysterious woman who knows a little too much about the Earps arrives on the Homestead with a special mission for Wynonna and Waverly.

• Killjoys (SYFY,10PM) – Aneela brings the Jaqobis brothers into Greenspace to defeat the Lady.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Maniac Season 1 – Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they’re assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.

• HULU: Unbreakable – A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

• AMAZON PRIME: Joy Ride – When a psychotic trucker takes offense at the pranks pulled by a couple of college students, the young kids are sucked into a whirlpool of terror.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google says it allows apps from third parties to scan and share data from Gmail accounts.

• China has blocked the Amazon streaming service, Twitch.

• Facebook plans to finally unveil its Portal video chat device for the home next week.

#TRENDINGNY
• #Jets

• #WhyIDidntReport

• 25th Amendment

• #FridayFeeling

• #InternationalDayOfPeace

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Middle Village – 3 Bedroom house rental features a spacious living room and dining room with modern open layout kitchen, modern bath, and generous yard deck. Convenient to shopping, transportation, and Juniper Park. Mint throughout. Asking $3,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Woodhaven – 1 Bedroom apartment features living room, EiK, 1 bathroom. Hardwood Flooring throughout. Use of Backyard. All utilities included. Near J train and bus lines Q21, Q52, and Q53. Asking $1,600/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flushing - 7 p.m. – Banda Magda. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 7 to 10 p.m. – Nowafest: Our Annual Nod to Oktoberfest. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

Saturday
• Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 9th Annual World Maker’s Faire. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Woodhaven – 11 a.m. – Blessing of the Pets.  Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-12 91st Ave.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day: Princess Sing-A-Long.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Floral Park - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• East Elmhurst - Noon – Councilman Francisco Moya hosts street co-naming ceremony for “Mayor of East Elmhurst” Lynda McDougald. 25th Ave. and Curtis St.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 3 p.m. – Sat Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.
 LIC – Noon to 3 p.m. – LIC Family Day.  Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.
• Whitestone – Noon to 4 p.m. – 109th Precinct Family Fun Day.  Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Ave btwn Parsons Blvd & 147th St.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Woodhaven – 1 to 6 p.m. – International Food Fair.  All Saints Episcopal Church, 85-45 96th St.
• Astoria – 2 p.m. – Midcentury Stereopanorama.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Astoria – 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. – The Beatles Yellow Submarine – The Sing-Along Version!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 5 to 8 p.m. – 18th Moon Festival parade and fireworks. Main St. and 40th Rd.
• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – Portugal. The Man. performs.  Forest Hill Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. to Midnight – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Sunday
• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Recycling Event.  George SeuffertBandshall, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd.
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 9th Annual World Maker’s Faire.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Bayside – Noon to 3 p.m. – Bayside “Sunday Stroll”.  Bell Blvd btwn 38th & 41st Aves.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Myrtle Avenue Fall Street Festival.  Myrtle Ave from Wyckoff to Forest Aves.
• LIC – 12:45 p.m. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hosts town hall in Queens. LaGuardia Community College’s Mainstage Theater, 31-10 Thomson Ave.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC – 1 to 4 p.m. – Crafty Brunch.  Gnastudios, 38-01 23rd Ave.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Lioness presents Roxy Cross Quintet.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – 2 p.m. – Kol Esperanza: A New Year Celebration.  Queensborough Performing Arts
• Astoria – 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. – The Beatles Yellow Submarine – The Sing-Along Version!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Help Wanted – “KID”ding Around with the Nannies.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

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September 21st, 2018 at 4:46 pm

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Friday, September 21

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 74 degrees. Partly cloudy on Saturday, high of 75. Sunday cools down to 70 degrees and mostly cloudy skies.

Top Stories
• A Maryland drugstore warehouse worker gunned down three colleagues before turning the gun on herself.

• Michael Cohen confirmed he’s cooperating with Robert Mueller’s probe, and is giving the special counsel critical information.

• Former Cuomo aide Joe Percoco was sentenced to six years in prison for corruption.

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Poseidon’s Parade  Sat Sept 22nd Noon Mermaids, sailors and dress up pets. Begins @ B106 Boardwalk, ends @ 95th Street Pavilion. DJ, face painting, hula hooping, mobile playground, other activities. Rockaway Beach.
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Queens News
• A Queens judge approved the use of forensic evidence in the Karina Vetranomurder case.

• Friends and neighbors of a slain Queens man found dumped near a highway upstate said he had a troubled life.

• A Queens assemblyman called for the end of indefinite detention of asylum seekers in New York.

Politics
• De Blasio compiled a secret dossier on the city’s investigations commissionerwho issued damning reports.

• A Working Families Party leader said they’ll never give the party line to Cuomo after the mailer debacle.

Entertainment
• A “Veronica Mars” revival has been picked up at Hulu, and Kristen Bell is coming back to reprise the role.

• Jordan Peele is set to host the “Twilight Zone” reboot on CBS.

Buzzing Back

• In 1985, “The Golden Girls” debuted on NBC. Here are 20 fun facts you may not know about this show.

• In 1950, actor Bill Murray was born in Wilmette, IL. From 1977 to 1980m, he was a cast member on this long-running late night comedy.

Opinion
• USA Today says America needs to Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s accuser, testify.

• The Post says de Blasio’s Brooklyn district integration plan is all about ideology, not doing right by kids.

In the Blogs
• The fifth annual Astoria Rocks for St. Jude benefit concert is coming this fall.

• Check out the Kew Gardens flea market all day on Saturday.

Trending in New York
• Cleveland
• Darnold
• AL East
• Paul Simon
• #SnowfallFX

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (93-59) fell to the Red Sox, 11-6. Boston has now clinched the AL East.

• The Mets (71-82) topped the Nationals, 5-4.

• The Jets (1-2) lost to the lowly Browns, 21-17, which snapped Cleveland’s seasons-long winless streak.

• Don’t look now, but Tiger Woods has surged into the lead at the Tour Championship.

• Despite being listed in Jimmy Butler’s top destinations, the Knicks don’t plan to deviate from their rebuilding plan.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees begin a three-game series with the Orioles at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets continue their series in Washington at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers host the Orioles at 4:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ take on the Nats in Washington at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Yankees wrap up their home stand against Baltimore at 1:05 p.m.
• The Mets finish their four-game set in Washington with a 1:35 p.m. matchup.
• The Giants (0-2) hope to get their first win on the road in Houston. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Kew Gardens Flea Market  Sat  Sept 22nd 9am-5pm All vendor fees benefit Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Dept. LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St, Kew Gardens. (Rain date is Sat Sept 29th).
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Real Estate
• Developers are turning this industrial site in Astoria into a nine-story mixed-use building, including hotel and religious uses.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 22nd 2-3:30 pm & Sun Sept 23rd 11:30am-1pm  70-07 Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village – One family brick has 2 BRS, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Located near all.  Asking $798,000.  Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 23rd 12-2pm  52-49 72nd Street, Maspeth  Two family attached brick – 1st flr has kitchen, dining area, 4BRs, enclosed porch.  2nd flr has 2BRs, LR, DR, kitchen, bath, back balcony.  Asking $919,000  O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Middle Village – A seven-bedroom, six-bathroom, 4,000-square-foot house at 66-67 79th Street for $1.398 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• A churro cafe called Cafe Escenia has just opened its doors in Ridgewood.

• Looking for a breezy, California-style eatery? Check out Tacoway Beach in Far Rockaway.

Restaurant ABC’s – Queensboro Hill
Grade A – Lake Pavilion, 60-19 Main St. – Filth flies.
Grade B – Ouh Moa Na, 149-14 41st Ave. – Evidence of mice, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade C – Good Fortune Restaurant, 46-45 Kissena Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Live roaches.

Events
• Jamaica – 10 a.m. – City, elected officials break ground on 100 percent affordable housing mixed-use development. Archer Green Apartments, 92-23 168th St.

• East Elmhurst – 10 a.m. – Vaughn College hosts speaker series featuring Mary Anne Cannon of Pratt & Whitney. 86-01 23rd Ave.

• Rochdale – 11:15 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz visits senior citizens at Rochdale Village Senior Center. 169-65 137th Ave.

• Flushing - 7 p.m. – Banda Magda. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Ridgewood – 7 to 10 p.m. – Nowafest: Our Annual Nod to Oktoberfest. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

Saturday
• Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin Street
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 9th Annual World Maker’s Faire. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
• Woodhaven – 11 a.m. – Blessing of the Pets.  Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-12 91st Avenue
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day: Princess Sing-A-Long.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Floral Park - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• East Elmhurst - Noon – Councilman Francisco Moya hosts street co-naming ceremony for “Mayor of East Elmhurst” Lynda McDougald. 25th Ave. and Curtis St.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 3 p.m. – Sat Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Avenue
 LIC – Noon to 3 p.m. – LIC Family Day.  Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.
• Whitestone – Noon to 4 p.m. – 109th Precinct Family Fun Day.  Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Ave btwn Parsons Blvd & 147th Street
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• Woodhaven – 1 to 6 p.m. – International Food Fair.  All Saints Episcopal Church, 85-45 96th Street
• Astoria – 2 p.m. – Midcentury Stereopanorama.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue
• Astoria – 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. – The Beatles Yellow Submarine – The Sing-Along Version!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue.
• Flushing – 5 to 8 p.m. – 18th Moon Festival parade and fireworks. Main St. and 40th Rd.
• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – Portugal. The Man. performs.  Forest Hill Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. to Midnight – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
Sunday
• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Recycling Event.  George Seuffert Bandshall, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd.
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 9th Annual World Maker’s Faire.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens County Fair.  Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Bayside – Noon to 3 p.m. – Bayside “Sunday Stroll”.  Bell Blvd btwn 38th & 41st Avenues
• Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Myrtle Avenue Fall Street Festival.  Myrtle Ave from Wyckoff to Forest Avenues
• LIC – 12:45 p.m. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hosts town hall in Queens. LaGuardia Community College’s Mainstage Theater, 31-10 Thomson Ave.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• LIC – 1 to 4 p.m. – Crafty Brunch.  Gnastudios, 38-01 23rd Avenue
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Lioness presents Roxy Cross Quintet.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – 2 p.m. – Kol Esperanza: A New Year Celebration.  Queensborough Performing Arts
• Astoria – 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. – The Beatles Yellow Submarine – The Sing-Along Version!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• Astoria – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Help Wanted – “KID”ding Around with the Nannies.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue.

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September 21st, 2018 at 4:41 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: A woman killed three people at a Rite Aid in Maryland, A grandmother was struck and killed after she was hit by an SUV in Flushing.

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Thursday, September 20

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A woman killed three people at a Rite Aid in Maryland.

• A suspect has been arrested in the fatal attack of a woman who was stabbed while jogging in Washington DC.

• Two female patients at a mental health facility drowned after they became trapped in a police van as it was overcome by floodwaters in South Carolina.

IN QUEENS
• An 89-year-old grandmother was struck and killed after she was hit by an SUV in Flushing.

• A Delta Airlines flight landed at JFK Airport with smoke coming out of its brakes.

• A woman collecting cans was fatally struck by a car on Jamaica Avenue.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Jamaica Center-bound j and Middle Village-bound M trains skip Hewes St, Lorimer St and Flushing Av in Brooklyn.

• F Rush hour service reduced to accommodate switch work in the area of W 4 St in Manhattan.

• Downtown BDFM trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

•  145 St-bound B trains run local from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 24 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 25 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 19 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 30 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees (93-58) blow out the Red Sox, 10-1. The Yankees and Boston wrap up their series tonight at 7:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

• Hey, the Mets played some baseball too, and they lost 4-0 to the Phillies. The Mets (70-82) head to Washington to take on the Nationals at 7:05 p.m.

• The Jets (1-1) look to bounce back from their loss to Miami when they take on the Browns in Cleveland on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

• WFAN host John Jastremski writes in the Queens Ledger that the Giants season is quickly looking like a repeat of last year’s debacle.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Meghan Markle has hosted her first palace event with her mother and Prince Harry in attendance.

• LeBron James is slated to star in ‘Space Jam 2′.

• The 25th ‘James Bond’ movie will be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Naked and Afraid (DSC, 8PM) – A mother and a country boy are taken to the jaguar-filled jungle of Belize. Torrential downpours and windstorms push survivalists Riley and Kyle to their breaking points in the Honduran jungle.

• Big Brother (CBS, 9PM) – Following a live vote, a Houseguest is evicted and interviewed by host Julie Chen. Remaining Houseguests compete for next Head of Household.

• Snowfall (FX, 10PM) – Franklin faces the consequences of his actions. Teddy pulls out all the stops to assist his partners. Lucia must sacrifice to save Gustavo’s life.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Breakfast Club- Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

• HULU: Searching for Sugar Man – Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.

• AMAZON PRIME: Miami Vice – Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon has accidentally leaked details about two new Alexa devices.

• Samsung has introduced its first phone with a triple camera setup.

• Facebook has begun testing its new dating feature in Colombia.

#TRENDINGNY
• #ThursdayThoughts

• #NationalPepperoniPizzaDay

• #BadDecisionsIHaveMade

• Aberdeen

• #HurricaneMaria

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Bayside – Duplex 2Br Co-Op features kitchen, living room, dining room, 1 bathroom & possibility of half bathroom on the 1st floor; hardwood floors and attic space for storage. Asking $318,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – 2BR in Hyde Park Apartments w/ low maintenance of $888 includes all utilities.  Renovated EIK & bath, 5 closets & large walk-in closet, 24 hr security, on-site laundry & storage facility.  Windows in every room. Asking $299,000. Sotheby’s International Real Estate

LOCAL EVENTS
• Middle Village – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Joseph P. Addabbo Jr Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave.

• Ridgewood – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Back to School Open House. Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St.

• Jackson Heights – 6:45 p.m. – Community Board 3 holds its monthly meeting outodoors. Diversity Plaza, 37th Rd. &74th St.

• East Elmhurst - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

• Middle Village – 7:45 p.m. – Juniper Park Civic Association Meeting. Our Lady of Hope, 71st St. & Eliot Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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September 21st, 2018 at 4:38 pm

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Morning Buzz: Woman killed this morning trying to cross Woodhaven Blvd., Local priest kept in touch with incarcerated predator

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Thursday, September 20

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 73.

Top Stories
• “WOW do I miss you!!!” A priest kept up a bizarre correspondence with an incarcerated predator who cost the Diocese of Brooklyn $27 million.

• A classmate of the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanuagh of assault remembers the incident being discussed at school.

• The city may have to pay out a whopping $1.7 billion as part of a class-action suit against the old Board of Education for a racially biased certification exam.

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Lioness presents Roxy Cross Quintet Sun Sept 23rd  2pm  A modern jazz ensemble. $5 Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• Queens councilman Rory Lancman is suing the mayor and police commissioner for failing to release statistics on subway fare evasion arrests.

• A Queens man has been charged with killing his Springfield Gardens neighbor and dumping the body in Yonkers.

• A Queens woman was killed while trying to cross Woodhaven Boulevard at Jamaica Avenue just before 6 a.m. this morning.

Politics
• As the mayor and governor feud over who is responsible for the city’s failing mass transit system, Speaker Corey Johnson is suggesting the city take over.

• During a heated rivalry series, the mayor – a lifelong Sawx fan! – met with Red Sox management to discuss how NYC-based fans can help the team’s charity.

Entertainment
• There will be explosions, lots and lots of explosions. KISS has announced it is embarking on its farewell tour.

• If you want to “experience” the NFL you better hurry, the NFL Experience in Times Square will close at the end of the month.

Buzzing Back

• In 1970, singer Jim Morrison is found guilty of exposing himself at a concert in Miami in 1969.

• In 1910, mathematician Dorothy Vaughan is born in Missouri. Known for her work with NASA, this 2016 film documented her career.

Opinion
• The Post says Governor Andrew Cuomo should just come clean and admit he knew about the anti-Semitic mailer targeting Cynthia Nixon.

• A doctor from Brooklyn makes the case in the Queens Ledger for simple changes to your diet to radically decrease your risk for heart disease.

In the Blogs
• Comptroller Scott Stringer and western Queens elected officials will host a town hall meeting next month.

• The Queens International Night Market is returning to Corona on September 29.

Trending in New York
• #ASHApocalypse
• #DearProfessorFord
• Carter Hart
• #KevinHartOnFallon
• Rangers

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (93-58) blow out the Red Sox, 10-1. The Yankees and Boston wrap up their series tonight at 7:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

• Hey, the Mets played some baseball too, and they lost 4-0 to the Phillies. The Mets (70-82) head to Washington to take on the Nationals at 7:05 p.m.

• The Jets (1-1) look to bounce back from their loss to Miami when they take on the Browns in Cleveland on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

• WFAN host John Jastremski writes in the Queens Ledger that the Giants season is quickly looking like a repeat of last year’s debacle.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Family Fun Day: Princess Sing-A-Long  Sat Sept 22nd 11am-2pm Three 30-minute performances with a princess meet-and-greet following each performance. Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park.
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Real Estate
• A Saratoga Springs-based firm purchased a self-storage facility in Jamaica for $27 million.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 22nd 1-2:30pm & Sun Sept 23rd 3:30-4:30pm 82-23 Eliot Avenue, Middle Village – One-family w/ additional 36×43-foot lot. 4 BRs, 2 bath, basement, garage. $929,000 Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 23rd 2-3:30pm 158-48 92nd Street, Howard Beach – Two-family home on huge lot. Renovated, sun room, nice backyard, finished basement. 3BRs, 2 bath. $839,000  Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 1,500-square-foot single-family home at 93-14 216th Street in Queens Village for $525,000.

Style & Fashion
• One takeaway from the New York Fashion Week as it comes to a close? Sleazecore is here to stay.

• Who needs two breasts on your blazer when one-and-a-half will do the trick? That’s what designer Alessandro Sartori asked himself.

Events
• Middle Village – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Joseph P. Addabbo Jr Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave.

• Ridgewood – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Back to School Open House. Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St.

• Jackson Heights – 6:45 p.m. – Community Board 3 holds its monthly meeting outodoors. Diversity Plaza, 37th Rd. &74th St.

• East Elmhurst - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

• Middle Village – 7:45 p.m. – Juniper Park Civic Association Meeting. Our Lady of Hope, 71st St. & Eliot Ave.

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September 21st, 2018 at 4:32 pm

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