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Monday, September 9

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 75 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Taliban said that more Americans would die after Trump cancelled a secret meeting with the terror group.

Hurricane Dorian lashed out at eastern Canada before weakening as it head out to sea.

• A vandal attacked the iconic Wall Street bull with a makeshift banjo, leaving a gash on its horns.

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2nd Annual Fr. Roman Gorowski Golf Classic & Scholarship Dinner Thurs Sept 26th 10:30am With special guest Heavyweight Champion Adam “Baby Face” Kownacki. Proceeds to the scholarship fund used to benefit children from St. Stan’s Catholic Academy in Greenpoint. Contact Frank Carbone @ 718-963-2569 or [email protected] North Hills Country Club, Manhasset.
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Brooklyn News
• A cop car responding to a call crashed into another vehicle and knocked over a group of pedestrians in Borough Park, resulting in minor injuries.

• An East Flatbush mother was arrested after her 5-year-old son went out for a late-night bike ride.

Six hundred straphangers were evacuated in Brooklyn Heights after a mechanical failure caused the brakes to activate.

Politics
• Billionaire Tom Steyer has made the cut for the October debate in the Democratic primary.

• Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford will challenge Trump in the GOP primary in 2020.

Entertainment
• Kevin Hart is in “excruciating pain” but is already walking after breaking his back in a car crash.

Weekend Box Office
• It: Chapter Two: $91 million
Angel has Fallen: $6 million
Good Boys: $5 million
The Lion King (2019): $4 million
Overcomer: $3.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1956, Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Although the show was filmed in NY, Presley performed remotely from LA and performed this song.

• In 1965, actress Constance Marie is born in Los Angeles. She became famous for her role on this TV show.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Congress has more work to do to ensure all 9/11 responders are cared for.

• The Post says a state commission soon has a chance to make government better in New York.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick was named as one of the 100 most expensive ZIP codes in NYC.

• Here’s the full lineup announced for the Brooklyn Book Festival later this month.

Trending in New York
• Steelers
Nadal
#SuccessionHBO
#BLACKGIRLSROCK
#90DayFiance

Scoreboard
• The Mets (72-70) fell to the Philadelphia Phillies, 10-7. They host the Arizona Diamondbacks at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (94-50) doubled up on the Red Sox, 10-5. They wrap up their four-game series in Boston at 7:10 p.m.

• The Giants (0-1) lost their opener to the Dallas Cowboys, 35-17.

• The Jets (0-1) blew a late lead to the Buffalo Bills, 17-16.

• Rafael Nadal won his 19th major at the U.S. Open by outlasting Daniil Medvedev in a five-hour saga.

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Harry Potter and The Sacred Text Mon Sept 9th 7pm Come and enjoy a night of live music, spiritual engagement, great story telling while hanging out with fellow Potter fans. $30. The Bell House, 149 7th St., Gowanus.
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Real Estate
• A new bill in Albany targets landlords who harass rent-stabilized tenants over buyouts.

• For Sale - East New York – Three empty lots – get opportunity for development! Total lot size = 4,641 s/f. $675,000  Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• For Rent – Williamsburg – Gut renovated apt features 2 BRs, 2 bath, kitchen w/ SS appliances including dishwasher & microwave. Shared backyard use.  Close to all.  $2,299/month. ID # 1353518. Carollo Rentals. 917-780-6142

• Sold – Sheepshead Bay – A seven-bedroom, four-bathroom 3,950-square-foot house at 2738 East 28th Street for $1.335 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday, 33-year-old Melinda Breland, an NYPD school safety agent, was arrested within the 90th Precinct. She was charged with assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct.

Events
Gowanus – 7 p.m. – Harry Potter and the Sacred Test. The Bell House, 149 7th St.

Written by BKTicker

September 9th, 2019 at 9:08 am

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