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Afternoon Buzz: Trump Administration rolls back birth control mandate, Car crash sparks concern about safety near school

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Friday, October 6

Top Stories 
• The Trump administration issued two new rules that roll back birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

• New York approved in-state tuition rates for students affected by hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Brooklyn News
• The community of a Prospect Heights school expressed concerns about street safety after a family was struck by an SUV nearby.

• A bicyclist died from her injuries after she was struck by a drunken unlicensed driver in Borough Park.

• Police are searching for two suspects accused of stealing people’s cell phones while riding bikes.

Subway Status 
• Southbound 4 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Mosholu Parkway.

• Some northbound A and C trains end at Chambers St.

• Northbound B and C trains are running express from 59 St-Columbus Circle to 125 St.

• Some northbound D trains end at 42 St-Bryant Park.

• N Astoria-bound trains stop at DeKalb Av.

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

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between 54th Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Disabled vehicle on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound ramp to Grand Central Pkwy; Whitestone Expwy left lane blocked.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 7 – LaGuardia Airport Terminals C and D only and START ROUTE Grand Central Pkwy; I-278; Exit – 29th St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Bulova Ave; I-278 and Bronx River Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 32 – Rodney St; Ramp and Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Accident on I-278 eastbound approaching Atlantic Ave left and center lanes blocked.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Yankees face the Indians in Cleveland for Game 2 of the ALDS. First pitch is at 5:08 p.m.
• The Islanders start their season in Columbus against the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.

Saturday
• The Rangers head to Toronto to face the Maple Leafs. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders welcome the Buffalo Sabres to Barclays Center at 7 p.m.

Sunday
• The Yankees take on the Indians for Game 3 at 7:38 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Montreal Canadiens at MSG at 7 p.m.
• The Giants (0-4) look to win their first game of the season against the San Diego Chargers. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (2-2) look to build off their win against the Browns in Cleveland at 1 p.m.

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2017 Dreamland Roller Disco
Fri Oct. 6th  7:30-10:30pm  90 Club Kids: Bjork & 90’s Dance.
Dress to Impress: Disco & Theme-Inspired Attire Highly Encouraged!!  $18  LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Drive, Prospect Park.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Once Upon A Time (ABC, 8PM) – In the Season 7 opener, Henry leaves Storybrooke and encounters a troubled Cinderella, changing the trajectory of his quest.

• Hawaii Five-O (CBS, 9PM) – McGarrett and Five-0 work with an injured police dog that is the only witness to an ambushed drug bust.

• Blue Bloods (CBS, 10PM) – Frank receives an order from the mayor to attend a parade honoring a man who served time for conspiring in an attack against the police.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: The Fosters Season 5- Stef rescues Callie from a dangerous situation.

• Hulu: Rent – Based on Jonathan Larson’s bohemian rock musical, Rent tells the story of a group of social outcasts struggling to live in the moment yet survive the realities of New York’s gritty East Village.

• Amazon Video: Rome Season 2 – After the flurry of events following the assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar, the political and personal factions of Rome are thrust into new allegiances and dire predicaments.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Condo features 1 bed, 1 full bath, living room, dining room, and Brazillian walnut flooring. Asking $949,000. Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Rent – Bushwick – Two extra large BRs, beautiful kitchen w/ cherry wood cabinets & custom closets, high ceilings, lots of light, glass French doors.  Cats ok.  Asking $2,200/month  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Piz-zetta
Located at 90 Livingston St.

Enjoy an order of their medium popular Pepperoni Pizza for $14.50.

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

Local Events 
• Dumbo – 5 p.m. – Oktoberfest! Archway in Dumbo, Water St. btwn Adams St & Anchorage Pl.
• Greenwood Heights – 5:30 p.m. – Twilight Tour. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
• Prospect Park - 7:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: ’90s Club Kids. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Saturday
• Flatbush – 10 a.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams, activists address neighborhood concerns about development. 1519 New York Ave.
• Dumbo – 1 p.m. – Oktoberfest!  Archway in  Dumbo, Water  St btwn Adams St & Anchorage Pl.
• Greenwood Heights – 3 to 6 p.m. – Dead Distillers Trolley Tour. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
• Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Blackstreet featuring Teddy Riles & Dave Hollister.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Sunday
• Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Free Screening: Scarface.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Best Printers: Are you looking into a new printer? Click here to view a list of the best printers so far in 2017.

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Written by BKTicker

October 6th, 2017 at 4:12 pm

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