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Thursday, September 21

Top Stories 
• President Trump announced an executive order to enforce additional economic sanctions on North Korea.

• City officials announced plans to provide relief to Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

Queens News
• An 89-year-old man was knocked to the ground by two robbers who stole his keys in Jackson Heights.

• An off-duty police sergeant was arrested for threatening a cyclist with a gun and assaulting him in LIC.

• An armed man drove off with $50,000 after he robbed a Queens County Savings Bank in Fresh Meadows.

Subway Status 
• 4 and 5 train service has resumed after earlier signal problems at Nevins St.

• 34 St bound 7 trains are running with delays because of ongoing signal problems at Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av.

• 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-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 23 – Main St and Exit 25 – Utopia Pkwy / 188th St.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from Union Turnpike to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Linden Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

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

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


• The Mets (65-87) lost again to the Miami Marlins, 9-2.

• The Yankees (85-67) completed their sweep of the Twins, 11-3.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Gotham (FOX, 8PM) – In the Season 4 premiere, Gordon fears Jonathan Crane is still alive and back in Gotham when the Scarecrow’s signature MO is used in a series of robberies.

• Project Runaway (LIFE, 9PM) – The models serve as inspiration to the designers to create a street style look. However, ceding creative control to the models proves to be a difficult chore for some designers.

• Zoo (CBS, 10PM) – Season 3 ends with the team racing to stop the hybrids from breaching the barrier wall by shutting down the last beacon that draws them in.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Once Upon a Time Season 1 – A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.

• Hulu: Elementary Season 3 – Holmes returns to New York with a new apprentice and a renewed interest in working with the NYPD after being fired by London’s MI6.

• Amazon Video: Dirty Dancing – Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodside – Brick 1 family home features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, hardwood floors, large living room, formal dining room, finished basement. Asking $799,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – 60-54 54th Street, Maspeth  Vacant 3 family, approx. 2,352 sq/ft of living space! Ground floor has 2 BRs w/ access to backyard; 2nd floor has 2 BRs, yard access, jacuzzi; 3rd floor has 3 BRs.  Asking $1,199,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Don Pollo
Located at 41-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Enjoy an order of Arroz Chaufa, Peruvian style fried rice with beef or chicken for $12.

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

Local Events 
• East Elmhurst - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 3 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Phishing Emails: It is important to be able to identify phishing emails to avoid ransomware and other security threats. Click here to learn how to spot phishing emails.

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Written by QTadmin

September 21st, 2017 at 4:00 pm

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