The sun is shining today and temperatures will go from a high of 74 degrees to a low of 60 degrees this evening. Winds are moving west-northwest at 10 to 20 mph.
The sun will set at 7:55 p.m. and the moon is in the first quarter phase.
Six things to know today:
- Public Advocate Bill de Blasio leads the Democrats in the NYC mayoral race, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac. [Crain’s]
- AOL CEO Tim Armstrong apologizes to employees for firing the Creative Director during a company-wide conference call. [NYTimes]
- Sandy recovery is a major issue in City Council races around the city. [City Limits BK Bureau]
- Google is phasing out Messenger in favor of Hangouts. [The Next Web]
- A city corrections officer has been arrested and charged with raping and assaulting a female relative. [NYDN]
- 39 people were arrested in a drug bust on Staten Island. [NY1]