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Thursday, September 7

Top Stories 
• Hurricane Irma continued its destructive path through the Caribbean and is expected to arrive in South Florida this weekend.

• The family of a Long Island teen who died during a high school football drill are suing for $15 million in damages.

Queens News
• The lawyers of the man accused of killing Karina Vetrano requested DNA evidence to conduct their own analysis.

• A Korean-American advocacy organization in Flushing has started a DACA hotline for those affected by the end of the program.

• The rezoning of Downtown Far Rockaway was approved by the City Council.

Subway Status 
• Southbound F trains are running with delays due to a rail condition at 57 St.

• No M trains between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway).

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

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Van Dam St and START ROUTE I-495 Exit- Queens Midtown Tunnel 2nd Ave East 36th St.

• Delays on I-495 lower level westbound to Exit 17E – I-278.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between 58th St and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 4 – Liberty Ave and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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


• The Mets (60-79) topped the Phillies 6-3. They host the Reds for the start of a three-game set at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (74-64) game was postponed. They’ll instead finish their series against the Orioles at 1:35 p.m.

• The NFL season starts with the Patriots hosting the Chiefs at 8:30 p.m. on NBC.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Battle of the Network Stars(ABC, 8PM) – Actors who portrayed doctors on television compete against characters from famous TV families.

• Project Runway (LIFE, 9PM) – The designers are invited to a slumber party on the roof of the Empire State Building. Demi Lovato joins as guest judge.

• Zoo (CBS, 10PM) – The team is trapped inside a plane by toxic spores surrounding them. Meanwhile, complications arise during the delivery of Clementine’s baby.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: The Blacklist Season 4 – A mysterious man claiming to be Liz’s real father targets her, but first she must resolve the mystery of her lost childhood and reconcile her true identity with the elusive memories corrupted by Reddington.

• Hulu: Lilo & Stitch – A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive.

• Amazon Video: One Mississippi Season 2 – As Tig, Remy, and Bill begin the next phases of their lives, they will need to learn how to function as a family and adapt to living together in Mississippi.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodside – Co-Op features 1 bed, 1 full bath, living room with dining area, and hardwood floors. Asking $325,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 2 beds, 1 full bath, living room, dining room EIK, heat and water included. Asking $2,000  Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc.  718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Igloo Cafe
Located at 2226 31st Ave.

Enjoy their Turkey Triple Decker Sandwich made with turkey, bacon, Swiss, lettuce, tomatoes and mayo and served with your choice of fries for $11.50.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 

• Jackson Heights 5 p.m. – Following Trump termination of DACA, immigrant NYers to march through immigrant Queens. Make the Road New York, 92-10 Roosevelt Ave.

• Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting.  Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

• East Elmhurst – 6:30 p.m. – City Council District 21 candidates forum. First Baptist Church, 100-10 Astoria Boulevard.

• Queens Village – 7 p.m. – CB13’s seniors, social services and special needs committee has monthly meeting. CB13 office, 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

• Glen Oaks – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Village Republican Clubs hosts Republican candidate forum. Knights of Columbus/St. Anne’s Council, 263-15 Union Turnpike.

• Jamaica Estates – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 monthly meeting. 197-15 Hillside Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Internet Speed: You can check your internet speed by running a speed test. Click here to learn how.

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Written by QTadmin

September 7th, 2017 at 4:17 pm

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