Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

MORNING BUZZ (5/28): Baby dies in Forest Hills Gardens park, Another setback for Knockdown Center & Thursday events

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Thursday, May 28

Weather
• Partly cloudy skies with a high of 84 degrees.

Top Stories
• Toy lovers prepare to say goodbye to FAO Schwartz. The toy fantasy land’s long-rumored closure is now just a little over a month away.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan took another hit when a speeding Mercedes killed a bicyclist in East Harlem.

• The head of the PBA claims a rival angling for his job released the names and addresses of thousands of NYPD officers.

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Strawberry Festival Sat. May 30th 12-3PM Enjoy this celebration of summer with crafts, games, entertainment, face painting, strawberry-eating contests and more! Highland Park, Jamaica Avenue & Elton Street
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Queens News
• Police arrested a South Ozone Park man for possessing close to 1,000 cartons of illegal cigarettes.

• A baby died in a stroller at a private park in Forest Hills Gardens.

• A massive theft of copper wire was behind the transit delays that shut down part of the A train yesterday.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo is pulling back on $100 million in state funds that would have been used to fix decrepit roofs in NYCHA complexes across the city. Meanwhile, the mayor is frustrated Albany is ignoring his agenda for the city.

• Hilary Clinton is shaping her platform around encounters on her campaign tour, the NY Times reports.

Entertainment
• Michael King, the man who helped launch the careers of Oprah and Dr. Phil, has died.

• With Ed Sheeran set to take the stage in Forest Hills tonight, the two men behind the return of the popular summer concert series share the long journey to making it a reality.

Opinion
• The Post writes a new law to combat college sexual assault will make campuses a hostile place for young men.

• And a columnist for the Daily News somewhat agrees, wondering if tackling college sexual assault is more of a personal issue with the governor.

In the Blogs
• The Rockaways is welcoming summer with 13 blocks of new boardwalk.

• The CB5 Land Use Committee won’t support a liquor license for Maspeth’s Knockdown Center.

Trending in New York
#ClickBaitAMovie
Riley Curry
TYBG
#bfc530
#TeenChoice

Scoreboard
• The Mets (27-21) completed a sweep of the Phillies with a 7-0 shutout. The Mets have the night off before starting a three-game series with Miami at Citi Field.

• And the Yankees (25-22) swept the Royals in a 4-2 win in the Bronx. The Yankees travel to Oakland for a four-game series with the A’s. First pitch is at 10:05 p.m.

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Castle Quest 2015Sat. May 30th 11AM-3PM Join us for a fun “Amazing Race” style scavenger hunt. Look for hidden photo clues, try your hand at some easy and not so easy Quest Challenges. Register online: www.baysidehistorialsociety.org Fort Totten Park, 208 Totten Ave, Bayside                                                                                                                                                                           
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Real Estate
• Rockaway beach-goers are enjoying 13 blocks of new boardwalk.

• For Sale – One-bedroom in Forest Hills pre-war. Renovated kitchen and bath, hardwood floors, custom lighting, pet friendly. Close to subway and shopping. $319,00. Madeleine Realty (718) 520-0303  www.madeleinerealty.com.

• For Sale –  Large Forest Hills pre-war three bedroom, two bath with terrace. Needs updating. Steps to everything. $629,000. Madeleine Realty (718) 520-0303  www.madeleinerealty.com.

• Sold – Five-bedroom, three-bath, 1,561-square-foot multi-family home at 108-21 48th Avenue in Corona for $680,000.

Style & Fashion
• Some people wear PJs to the airport and carry their favorite pillow. Eva Longoria wears an outfit worth $23,000 and carries a five-figure handbag.

• The Victoria’s Secret Fashion show is returning to the Big Apple.

Events
• Flushing – 9 a.m. – Queens College 91st Commencement Ceremony. Campus Quad, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Taking Steps Toward a Healthier Tomorrow Walk-a-Thon. Kissena Park, Oak Ave. & 163rd St.

Astoria – 1:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James visits seniors at Coffee Hour. North Queensview and Queensview Co-ops, 33-64 21st St.

• Douglaston – 2 p.m. – EPA to highlight efforts to restore wetlands. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.

• Middle Village – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – State Senator Joseph Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Queens Library, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave.

• Forest Hills Gardens – 7 p.m. – Ed Sheeran in Concert. $65.50. Forest Hills Stadium, One Tennis Pl.

• Far Rockaway – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Public Transit Committee Monthly Meeting. Bayswater Jewish Center, 2355 Healy Ave.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Bay Terrace Community Alliance Neighborhood Meeting. Chabad of Northeast Queens, 212-12 26th Ave.

• South Ozone Park – 8:30 a.m. – Mets Legend Night featuring Dwight “Doc” Gooden. $40. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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May 28th, 2015 at 1:58 pm

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MORNING BUZZ (5/27): Man taunted aunt after he murdered ex at RWNY, Minivan crashes through Flushing supermarket & Wednesday events

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Wednesday, May 27

Transit Alert: A train service between Rockaway Blvd. and Broad Channel was out in both directions this morning. Check the MTA’s website for updates.

Weather
• A high of 77 degrees with the chance of a passing shower.

Top Stories
• Prosecutors are seeking a long prison stay for the creator of the Silk Road, a website that allowed users to anonymously buy drugs. #RossUlbricht

• An attorney says B.B. King’s daughters may be claiming he was poisoned because the blues singer left them with only $5,000 each. #BBKing

Top FIFA officials were arrested in Switzerland, after an investigation into the world soccer organization revealed decades of corruption.

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It’s My Bark Day! Sat May 30th 11AM-1PM Free spaying/neutering, pet adoption, trick contest, raffles and giveaways. For more info, visit Arfarfrockaway.org. Rockaway Freeway Dog Park, 83-02 Beach Channel Drive, Rockaway 917-903-6518
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Queens News
• A minivan crashed into the front of a Flushing supermarket injuring five, one critically.

• As a Queens rapper was laid to rest, cops are still stumped as to the who committed the murder.

• The man who shot and killed an ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of a Queens casino taunted her aunt by phone just minutes after the shooting.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio had some harsh words for the school principal who banned kids who couldn’t pay $10 from attending a school carnival.

• State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is just one of many Democrats mulling a challenge to Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2018.

Entertainment
• Jennifer Lopez was glitter-bombed by a tattooed freak dressed like a clown.

• Some of television’s most popular dramas are returning to the small screen this summer. Here’s where ten of them left off.

Opinion
• The Post columnist writes that Mayor Bill de Blasio took a gamble when he ended stop and frisk, and now New Yorkers are starting to pay the price.

• The Observer has an open letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio regarding his apparent neglect of the city’s needs.

In the Blogs
• Brownstoner Queens has an introduction to Glendale.

• Gothamist visits the new Riis Park Beach Bazaar, a spinoff of the Brooklyn Night Bazaar.

Trending in New York
#FIFA
#5WordWeddingToast
Jeffrey Webb
#bfc530
Amnesty International

Scoreboard
• The Rangers live to skate again! A goal-deprived New York team unloaded for seven goals in a 7-3 win to force a game seven in the Eastern Conference Finals with Tampa Bay on Friday at MSG. @NYRangers

• It took 10 innings, but the Mets beat Philadelphia, 5-4, last night. The Mets (26-21) wrap up their three-game series with the Phillies this afternoon at Citi Field. First pitch is 1:10 p.m.

• The Yankees topped the Royals, 5-1. The Yankees (24-22) finish their series with Kansas City today at 1:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

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Queens Theatre Family Series presents “Click Clack Moo” – Sun. May 31st @ 1PM & 3PM “Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing!” For tickets, go to: http://queenstheatre.org Queens Theater, 14 United Nations Ave. So., Flushing Meadow Corona Park.

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Real Estate
• The Long Island City Journal takes a look at affordable living in Hunters Point – with a very long wait list.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Magnificent studio with Murphy bed and totally renovated kitchen and bath. Close to Austin Street shopping, express subway. $179,000. For more information, call Madeleine Realty of Queens Ltd. at (718) 520-0303 or go to www.madeleinerealty.com.

• For Sale –  Forest Hills – A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op with over 1700 sq. ft. of living space and a terrace in the Barclay Plaza. Short walk to the subway. $725,000. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 1,460-square-foot home at 104-13 217th Street in Queens village for $482,000.

Money News
• Hedge funds are buying up energy stocks, should you follow suit?

• Even though Charter had to pay 47 percent more for Time Warner, analysts say it was still a good deal.

Events
• Richmond Hill – 11 a.m. – FDNY celebrates 100th anniversary of firehouse. Engine 294/Ladder 143, 101-02 Jamaica Ave.

Woodhaven – 1 to 3 p.m. – Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society Meeting.  Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Ave & Woodhaven Blvd.

• Bayside – 7 p.m. – CEC District 26 Meeting. MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St.

LIC – 9 p.m. – Ben Hope & The Uptown Outfit.  L.I.C. Bar, 45-58 Vernon Blvd.

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May 27th, 2015 at 8:36 am

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MORNING BUZZ (5/26): Boy hit by car at Memorial Day BBQ, Mayor to lead Queens Pride Parade & Tuesday events

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Tuesday, May 26

Weather
• Mix of clouds and sunshine with a slight chance of a passing shower. High of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• Charter has agreed to buy Time Warner for $55 billion.

• Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Justice Department over charges of unconstitutional policing.

• Texas Governor Greg Abbott says the flash flooding that killed three people on Monday is the worst he’s ever seen.

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Little Makers: Sun Catchers Sun May 31st 10:30AM Explore light and color while experimenting with prisms, flashlights, and filters. Then, create your own sun catcher to take home.  For more info, call 718-699-0005 x 341 NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

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Queens News
• An eight-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being struck by a car in Jamaica during a family barbecue on Monday.

• The city settled with a Queens man for $185,000 after he alleged a cop beat him up during an arrest.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the grand marshal of this year’s Queens Pride Parade.

Politics
• Some vets are campaigning against the VA’s policy not to cover in vitro fertilization. 

• President Obama spoke at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, the first Memorial Day in 14 years that the U.S. hasn’t been involved in a major ground war.

Entertainment
New Girl star Max Greenfield will join the cast of Ryan Murphy’s horror soap American Horror Story.

B.B. King’s daughters are alleging their father was poisoned to death.

Opinion
• In the Times, Paul Krugman wonders if we’re as technologically advanced as we think.

The Guardian argues that despite ISIS’ recent territorial headway, they will not succeed in creating a state. 

In the Blogs
• A petition is circulating against a proposed new 481-seat high school in Flushing.

• The protestor who threw fake blood on Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in November has been sentenced to community service.

Trending in New York
#TheBachelorette
#LHHWedding
Curry
Joey Crawford
#RawLongIsland

Scoreboard
• The Rangers look to avoid the end of their season with they take on the Lightning in game six of the Eastern Conference Finals. Tampa Bay leads the series 3-2. Puck drops in Florida at 8 p.m.

• The Mets beat the Phillies, 6-3, at Citi Field. The Mets (25-21) host the Phillies again tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees beat the Royals 14-1. The Yankees (23-22) and Kansas City square off again in the Bronx tonight. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

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Big Apple Circus Now thru June 14th Be transported to a realm of enchantment and illusion. Come immerse yourself in the wonder, joy and astounding magic of METAMORPHOSIS! Tickets: http://www.bigapplecircus.org Cunningham Park, Fresh Meadows.
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Real Estate
• The NY Times features a beautiful Bayside apartment in an article on New York City real estate with ocean views.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Magnificent studio with Murphy bed and totally renovated kitchen and bath. Close to Austin Street shopping, express subway. $179,000. For more information, call Madeleine Realty of Queens Ltd. at (718) 520-0303 or go to www.madeleinerealty.com.

• For Sale –  Forest Hills – A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op with over 1700 sq. ft. of living space and a terrace in the Barclay Plaza. Short walk to the subway. $725,000. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• Sold – Four-bedroom, two-bath, 2,772-square-foot townhome at 20-49 21st Street in Astoria for $971,000.

Technology
• Passive aggressive neighbors across California are taking to social media to “drought-shame.”

• CNET looks into the booming mobile payment industry.

Events
Flushing - 9:30 a.m. – Newtopia holds Taewkondo Belt Graduation Ceremony. PS 242, 29-66 137th St.

• Woodhaven – 10 a.m. – Genealogy Workshop.  Queens Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway

• South Ozone Park – 2 to 7 p.m. – Blood Drive. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 4 p.m. – Library receives donation of Georgian books. Queens Library, 108-19 71st Ave.

Astoria – 7 p.m. – 114th Precinct Community Council Meeting.  Riccardo’s, 2102 24th Avenue

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May 26th, 2015 at 12:49 pm

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MORNING BUZZ (5/25): Poor students banned from school carnival, WWI trees rediscovered & Monday events

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Monday, May 25

Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Memorial Day and Shavuot.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with the high reaching about 85 degrees.

Top Stories
• John Nash, the mathematician that inspired A Beautiful Mind died along with his wife Alicia in a car crash.

• Islamic extremists killed hundreds in Palmrya. 

Record rainfalls are leading to massive evacuations in parts of Texas and Oklahoma.

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Sunnyside Mile Run Sun. May 31st 10 – 11:30AM Starting out at Lou Lodati Park on 43rd Street, participants follow Barnett Avenue through to 50th Street before finishing at Skillman Avenue. All proceeds go to the Coalition for the Homeless. To register: http://raceroster.com/events/2015/4658/inaugural-sunnyside-post-mile.

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Queens News
• A 29-year-old Queens man was found not guilty in the 2008 murder of a Far Rockaway teen.

• Poor students were banned from a school carnival in Flushing, the Post reports.

• Oak trees, standing as a long-forgotten memorial to World War I, were rediscovered in Queens.

Politics
• Queens Councilman Eric Ulrich claims his ties to the progressive speaker helps his minority leader bid.

• The U.S. Senate failed to pass a reform to the NSA’s tracking program.

Entertainment
An online commentor warned of molestation accusations against Josh Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting years ago.

Weekend Box Office
Tomorrowland – $32 million
Pitch Perfect 2 – $30 million
Mad Max: Fury Road – $23 million
Poltergeist - $23 million
Avengers: Age of Ultron: $20 million

Opinion
• Ireland allowing same-sex marriage is a win for love and common-sense, says the New York Times.

• Srinivas Rao offers advice to graduating seniors in the Observer.

In the Blogs

The man that was fired for selling $30 hot dogs is a hero, says Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan.

• A rooftop farm in Bushwick was uprooted by the building’s landlord. 

Trending in New York
• #Fox35
#AfricaDay
• #MallMovies
#MemorialDay2015
Which Beyonce Song are You?

Scoreboard
• The Rangers fell 2-0 to the Lightning at home. They’re now down 3-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

• The Yankees lost their sixth in a row by a score of 5-2 to the Rangers. They’ll be at home for the Royals on Monday for a 1 p.m. start.

• The Mets were swept by the Pirates, losing the final game 9-1. They’ll look to end their losing streak against the Phillies at home on Monday with first pitch set for 1 p.m.

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Remembering Yesterday: Queens and It’s World’s Fairs Through May 31st 2:30-4:30PM In this exhibition, both the 1939/40 and 1964/65 World’s Fairs are on display. Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing 718-939-0647
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Real Estate
See photos of the new towers in Hunter’s Point, which drew over 90,000 applicants for its affordable units.

• For Sale – Flushing – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom home on 184th Street for $850,000. Zillow.

• For Sale – Rockaway – A seven-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom, three-family home on 125th Street for $850,000. Zillow.

• Sold – Glendale – A five-bedroom, two-bathroom home on 83rd Street for $715,000. Zillow.

Events
• Laurelton - 9 a.m. – Memorial Day Parade. Begins at Francis Lewis Blvd. & Merrick Blvd.

Woodside – 10 a.m. – St. Sebastian’s Post 870 memorial Day Ceremony. St. Sebastian Church, 58-02 Roosevelt Ave.

• Glendale – 11 a.m. – Allied Veterans Memorial Day Parade. Myrtle Ave. & 70th St.

• Whitestone – Noon – Memorial Day Parade. Begins at 149th St. & 15th Dr.

• Little Neck – 2 p.m. – Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade. Northern Blvd. between Jayson Ave. & 245th St.

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May 25th, 2015 at 10:07 am

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MORNING BUZZ (5/22): Flushing doc popped for peddling pills, Nabes protest Bayside high school & Memorial Day weekend events

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Friday, May 22

Weather
• Gusty winds and a high of 75 with a slight chance of rain showers. The weekend is dry with mostly sunny skies and high of 70 on Saturday, with temperatures reaching 78 on Sunday.

Top Stories
• Police have made the first arrest in the grisly murder of a D.C. family.

• The oldest son in the reality show 19 Kids and Counting admitted to molesting five minors, including some of his sisters. #JoshDuggar

• Ireland’s vote on gay marriage could signal a radical shift in attitudes toward homosexuality.

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World’s Fair Train Show Sat-Mon, May 23rd – 25th 10AM-5PM All aboard! Watch working G scale model trains make their merry way through an outdoor display that includes a miniature of the World’s Fair Unisphere. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing www.queensbotanical.org
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Queens News
• Residents yesterday protested a proposed new high school for Bayside.

• A Flushing doctor was arrested for turning his practice into a front for peddling prescription pills.

• A funeral date has been announced for the aspiring rapper shot and killed in Queens.

Politics
• After his failed prison break, corrupt ex-state senator Pedro Espada is apparently unhappy with his new maximum-security digs in Brooklyn.

• Instead of hitting the road, the mayor of NYC was actually spotted fixing it.

Entertainment
• A documentary detailing the history of the New York State Pavilion will premiere in Queens this weekend.

• The drunk contestant kicked off The Bachelorette for, among other things, his rape comments, defended his behavior. #TheBachelorette

Opinion
• The Daily News says the city and state need to move fast on getting help for the dangerously mentally ill.

• The Post calls the politics behind the state’s charter school debate “noxious.”

In the Blogs
• Cops ticketed a subway rider who was waved through the emergency gate by the station worker.

• Here’s 11 Memorial Day parades in Queens this weekend.

Trending in New York
#KAMFreestyleFriday
#YesEquality
#SoThatsWhyILiveInTheWoodsNow
#RedNoseDay
Louis Johnson

Scoreboard
• The Mets (24-18) turned the tables on the Cardinals yesterday afternoon, blanking them in a 5-0 win.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets head to Pittsburgh for a weekend series with the Pirates. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
• The Yankees welcome Texas to the Bronx for a 7:05 p.m. game.
• Down 2-1 in the series, the Rangers face the Lightning in game four of the Eastern Conference Finals at 8 p.m. in Tampa.
Saturday
• The Mets and Bucs square off in game two of their series at 4:05 p.m.
• The Yankees and Rangers meet again. First pitch is 1:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their trip to Pittsburgh with a 1:35 p.m. game.
• The Yankees and Rangers finish their three-game series in prime time. First pitch is at 8:05 p.m.
• The Eastern Conference Finals return to New York for game five between the Rangers and Lightning. Puck drops at 8 p.m.

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Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Fri. May 22nd 7PM The story of Philip Johnson’s New York State Pavilion during the glory days of the fair, and chronicles its demise over the past 50 years. $15 Queens Theater, 14 United Nations Ave. So., Flushing Meadow Corona Park. http://queenstheatre.org
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Real Estate
• The CEO of Forest City Ratner cools on Brooklyn, says Queens is the future of the real estate market.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Magnificent studio with Murphy bed and totally renovated kitchen and bath. Close to Austin Street shopping, express subway. $179,000. For more information, call Madeleine Realty of Queens Ltd. at (718) 520-0303 or go to www.madeleinerealty.com.

• For Sale –  Forest Hills – A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op with over 1700 sq. ft. of living space and a terrace in the Barclay Plaza. Short walk to the subway. $725,000. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• Sold – Five-bedroom, three-bath, 2,720-square-foot home at 83-05 188th Street in Fresh Meadows for $870,000.

Eating Out
• The authentic taste of the West Indies finds a new home in Richmond Hill.

• The Village Voice heads to Ridgewood to sample the tres leches cake.

Events
Jamaica – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Veteran’s Job Fair.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announce legislation to regulate motor-driven cycles for commercial purposes. Dunningham Triangle, 82nd St. & Baxter Ave.

• Bayside – 12:30 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella announces passage of bill marking Korean-American Family Month. District Office, 38-50 Bell Blvd., Suite C

• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Assemblyman Ron Kim announces Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration in Albany. The Garden at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Rockaway Beach – 2:30 p.m . – Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates the official opening of the city’s beaches. Beach 94th St.

• Long Island City – 4:30 p.m. – “Green Girls” experience NYC by kayak. Anable Basin, North Basin Rd. & 5th St.

Fresh Meadows – 6 p.m. – Holy Family Roman Catholic Church Annual Festival.  175-20 74th Avenue

• Flushing Meadows – 7 p.m. – Screening of Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion. $15. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. S.

• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Global Mashup 4: Mexico Meets Greece. $15. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• Flushing - 9 a.m. – The Color Run. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.
• Bayside – 9:30 a.m. – Bayside Hills Civic Association memorial Day Observance. Bell Blvd. & 53rd Ave.
• LIC – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – “Get Knowledge About College” College Fair. Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.
Maspeth – 1 to 6 p.m. – Charity Softball Game. Reiff Playground, Fresh Pond Road & 59th Dr.
Fresh Meadows – 2 p.m. – Holy Family Roman Catholic Church Annual Festival. 175-20 74th Avenue
• Flushing Meadows – 3 p.m. – Screening of Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion. $15. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. S.
• Flushing – 3 p.m. – Music in the Garden: The New York Exceptions. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Sunday
• College Point – 12:30 p.m. – Memorial Day Parade. College Point Blvd.
• Forest Hills
– Noon – Memorial Day Parade. Metropolitan & Ascan Avenues
• Maspeth – 1 p.m. – Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. 69th St. & Grand Ave.
Fresh Meadows – 2 p.m. – Holy Family Roman Catholic Church Annual Festival. 175-20 74th Ave.

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May 22nd, 2015 at 8:48 am

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MORNING BUZZ (5/21): Queens nonprofit under fire for misusing funds, 7 train pusher gets 23 years in jail & Thursday events

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Thursday, May 21

Weather
• Cloudy skies and cool, with a high of 62 degrees.

Top Stories
• The U.S. and Cuba are very close to a deal to fully restore diplomatic ties.

• An Atlanta teacher was arrested for letting students have sex in the classroom, evening providing the condoms.

• The first suspect in the murders of a D.C. family has been identified thanks to DNA from a Domino’s pizza box.

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Little Makers: Rockets Sun May 24th 10:30AM 3…2…1…Blast off! Explore different parts of a rocket as you build and launch your own high-flying rocket that it out of this world.  For more info, call 718-699-0005 x 341 NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Queens News
• A Queens man who wrongfully spent 15 years in prison for the stabbing of a friend was awarded $2.75 million.

• The woman who randomly killed a man by pushing him in front of a 7 train in Queens was sentenced to 24 years in prison.

•The state comptroller is charging a Queens nonprofit with bilking taxpayers to throw lavish booze-soaked parties.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio took in the view from the One World Observatory.

• The state  rejected every single new charter school application, including 12 for New York City.

Entertainment
• David Letterman officially called it quits yesterday in an emotional and star-studded show.

• Janice Dickinson filed a defamation suit after Bill Cosby’s lawyer cast doubt on her rape allegations.

Opinion
• The Post argues a new NYPD policy is encouraging the over-40 set to enter the world of drug dealing.

• An op-ed writer for the Times looks at the different tone between the Waco biker shootout and recent civil unrest in the African American community.

In the Blogs
• Gothamist has your guide to the city beaches opening this weekend.

The Color Run takes place at Citi Field this Saturday.

Trending in New York
#ThanksDave
#BFC530
#LateLateShow
#PreorderBlackMagicOnItunes
That’s So Raven

Scoreboard
• The Rangers now trail 2-1 in the Eastern Conference finals after a 6-5 loss in overtime to Tampa Bay. Game four is tomorrow at 8 p.m.

• The Mets (23-18) were blown out again by the Cardinals, 9-0. The Mets wrap up their series with the Cardinals this afternoon at 1:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (22-19)  lost another close one to the Nationals, 3-2. The Yankees are off today before the start of a three-game weekend series in the Bronx.

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College FairSat. May 23rd 11am-3pm Get Knowledge About College. Learn how to pay for college, see colleges at Variety Boys & Girl Club, 21-12 30th Road, LIC    http://bit.ly/1EXJKR3

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Real Estate
• A Long Island City development site has hit the market.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Magnificent studio with Murphy bed and totally renovated kitchen and bath. Close to Austin Street shopping, express subway. $179,000. For more information, call Madeleine Realty of Queens Ltd. at (718) 520-0303 or go to www.madeleinerealty.com.

• For Sale –  Forest Hills – A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op with over 1700 sq. ft. of living space and a terrace in the Barclay Plaza. Short walk to the subway. $725,000. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• Sold – Three-bedroom, three-bath, 1,969-square-foot single-family home at 56-43 Oceania Street in Bayside for $910,000.

Style & Fashion
• Parsons graduates reveal the future of fashion during the annual student runway show.

• Don’t be a beach bum! Dress up your ocean casual wear with a little glitz and glam.

Events
• Flushing - 8 a.m. – DCA Commissioner Julie Menin hands out flyers to educate consumer about nail salons. 7 Train Subway Stop, Main St. & Roosevelt Ave.

• Jackson Heights – 9 a.m. – Apple Bank hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for new branch. 78-01 37th Ave.

• Little Neck – 10 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella honors winners of Earth Day Poster Contest. PS 94, 41-77 Little Neck Parkway

• Bayside – 11 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella protests proposed high school. Bayside Jewish Center, 203-05 32nd Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 11 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz to host Memorial Day Observance Ceremony. Borough Hall, Veterans memorial Garden, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Maspeth - 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. – See if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  Queens Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.

Glendale – 1 p.m. – Memorial Day Remembrance.  Zum Stammtisch, 69-46 Myrtle Ave.

Bayside – 3 p.m. – Councilman Paul Vallone introduces new students in second High School Ambassador Program. District Office, 42-40 Bell Blvd.

Forest Park – 5 p.m. – Memorial Day Ceremony. Oak Ridge, 1 Forest Park Dr.

Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo delivers opening remarks at Flushing West Neighborhood Planning Study Open House. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Woodside - 7 p.m. – United Forties Civic Association Meeting. St. Teresa’s Parish, 44th St. & 50th Ave.

Woodhaven – 7:30 p.m. – Memorial Day Observance. Forest Parkway Plaza

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MORNING BUZZ (5/20): Rapper’s murder may be tied to 2007 shooting, Race to finish USTA roof & Wednesday events

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Wednesday, May 20

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 69.

Top Stories
• Two Rikers inmates are accusing a guard of repeatedly raping them.

• Middle-aged stoners rejoice! According to a recently uncovered report, narcotics cops are being told to stop arresting people over 40.

• A daredevil base jumper in Idaho lit his backup chute on fire and then plunged to his death. GRAPHIC VIDEO

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Veteran’s Job FairFri. May 22nd 10 AM-2PM Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich, this is not your ordinary job fair! Huge opportunities for veterans & current members of the National Guard & Reserves. For info, call 646-584-3715 or rhaskins@counil.nyc.gov Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Queens News
• The murder of a Queens rapper this past weekend may be related to the 2007 murder of another aspiring rapper, Stack Bundles.

• Two Queens priests, including the current pastor of Holy Cross in Maspeth, have been promoted to bishops.

• Workers are racing against the clock to get the new retractable roof at the USTA Center done in time for the US Open.

Politics
• The contract agreement de Blasio inked with sanitation workers yesterday could have an impact on negotiations with the PBA.

• Paws off his plate! At least one lawmaker thinks allowing dogs in outdoor dining areas is an invitation for them to eat your food.

Entertainment
• Oh yeah, that guy! An arrest warrant has been issued for “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis.

• Bill Murray may have celebrated a little too much during his sendoff to David Letterman, as an MSNBC appearance later in the day revealed.

Opinion
• The Observer says when even the federal government thinks a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River is a good idea, then it’s time to build it.

• The Daily News says letting 1.2 million outstanding warrants float is a bad idea.

In the Blogs
• Gothamist has video of the removal of those 40,000 bees found living in a Queens home.

• A living pyramid will grow all summer long at Socrates Sculpture Park.

Trending in New York
#HumpDay
#Blackhawks
#BFC530
Knicks
#newsisback

Scoreboard
• The Mets (23-17) got shellacked by the Cardinals, 10-2. The teams play the third of a four-game series at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (22-18) fell to Washington, 8-6, in ten innings. The Yankees wrap up a two-game series with the Nationals in Washington tonight at 7:05 p.m.

• Tied at 1-1, the Rangers and Lightning play game three of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight at 8 p.m. in Tampa Bay.

• And the number four pick goes to…. That terrible season Knicks fans endured was only good for the fourth pick in next year’s draft.

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Big Apple Circus Now thru June 14th Be transported to a realm of enchantment and illusion. Come immerse yourself in the wonder, joy and astounding magic of METAMORPHOSIS! Tickets: http://www.bigapplecircus.org Cunningham Park, Fresh Meadows.
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Real Estate
• Brownstoner takes a closer look at Stockholm Street in Ridgewood.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Magnificent studio with Murphy bed and totally renovated kitchen and bath. Close to Austin Street shopping, express subway. $179,000. For more information, call Madeleine Realty of Queens Ltd. at (718) 520-0303 or go to www.madeleinerealty.com.

• For Sale –  Forest Hills – A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op with over 1700 sq. ft. of living space and a terrace in the Barclay Plaza. Short walk to the subway. $725,000. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• Sold – Middle Village – A spacious three-bedroom, two-bathroom colonial with a detached garage on 207th St. for $410,000. Zillow

Money News
• Deutsche Banks says it might move its business away from the UK if it chooses to leave the EU.

• America’s poor are really better off, according to the richest man in Congress.

Events
Ridgewood – 1:30 p.m. – Lifesaving Tips from New York’s Bravest. Queens Library, 20-12 Madison Street

• Flushing – 3 p.m. – Flushing Chamber to announce upcoming business forums. St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave.

Flushing – 7 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James attends memorial service for officers Wenjian Liu, Rafael Ramos and Brian Moore. North Queens Church Memorial Park, 25-33 154th St.

• Bayside – 8 p.m. – Northeast Queens Republican Club Meeting with guest speaker Joe Bello of NY Metro Vets. Clearview Golf Course Clubhouse, 202-12 Willets Point Blvd.

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MORNING BUZZ (5/19): Mother of murdered Queens rapper speaking out, Massive beehive found in Flushing home & Tuesday events

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Tuesday, May 19

Weather
• Chance of showers in the morning giving way to cloudy skies. High of 72.

Top Stories
• Four passengers on the train which derailed last week in Philadelphia, killing eight, are suing Amtrak.

• A two-year-old girl who was hit by falling bricks on the Upper West Side on Sunday died of her injuries yesterday.

• Authorities say 170 people will face charges in a shoot-out between rival bike gangs in Texas that killed nine.

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Mad Men Exhibit Now thru June 14th Explore the creative process behind one of the most acclaimed television series of all time. Featuring large-scale sets with more than 25 iconic costumes, props, video clips, and advertising art. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria 718-777-6888 www.movingimage.us
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Queens News
• Not the kind of Morning Buzz you want! A massive hive of over 40,000 bees was found under the bedroom floor of a Queens home.

• A Queens teen was charged in a Brooklyn robbery that left a victim unconscious and pants-less.

• The widow of murdered Queens rapper Chinx is speaking out.

Politics
• The State Department announced they will not be releasing Hillary Clinton’s emails until January 2016.

• South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says he’s running for president because “the world is falling apart.”

Entertainment
• File Under Duh: Matthew McConaughey gave a speech at the University of Houston commencement – and it was weird.

Women the world over are waking up with Moscato-induced hangovers this morning after the guilty pleasure The Bachelorette premiered last night. For those trying to quell the guilt: Time has penned an article on the show’s feminism.

Opinion
• The NY Times says Egypt should not put former president Mohamed Morsi to death.

• The Washington Post says Obama’s strategy to combat ISIS is weak.

In the Blogs
• The DOT unveiled a new art installation in the 191st St. tunnel.

• Two new NBC shows featuring stars such as Jennifer Lopez and Neil Patrick Harris will film at Kaufman Studios.

Trending in New York
#TheBachelorette
Kevin Owens
#DragRace
#NYRvsTBL
#DWTS

Scoreboard
• The Lightning crushed the Rangers in game two of the Eastern conference Finals, 6-2, at Madison Square Garden. Game three is tomorrow at 8 p.m. in Tampa Bay.

• The Mets beat the Cardinals, 2-1, last night in 14 innings. The Mets (23-16) and Cardinals meet again tonight at Citi Field. First pitch is 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (22-17) open a quick two-game series with the Nationals in Washington tonight at 7:05 p.m.

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Spring Homebuyer’s Seminar Tues. May 19th 6:15-8:15PM Sponsored by Ridgewood Bank, an array of experts will bring participants though the home-buying process. 43-14 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria 718-274-5400
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Real Estate
• Low-rise shopping centers like Fresh Meadows’ Utopia Center are in demand.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – A spacious two-bedroom apartment in the Kennedy House with tons of closets and a terrace for $459,000. There’s parking, 24 hr. doorman, rooftop pool, party room and gym. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• For Sale –  Forest Hills – A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op with over 1700 sq. ft. of living space and a terrace in the Barclay Plaza. Short walk to the subway. $725,000. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• Sold – Long Island City- A small three-bedroom, one-bathroom home on 32nd Street for $430,000. Zillow

Technology
• Popular Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi is launching in Europe and in the US, but isn’t selling their trademark phones just yet.

• An injured turtle is now the recipient of a new jaw courtesy of a 3D printer.

Events
• Jackson Heights – 10 a.m. – Councilman Daniel Dromm and residents call attention to dangerous work site. 35-27 80th St.

• Rego Park – 11 a.m. – Friends of the Queensway announced initiative to highlight eateries along proposed 3.5-mile park. Ben’s Best, 96-40 Queen Blvd.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Councilman Paul Vallone hosts a rally to call on the city to provide safety agents for private schools. Holy Cross High School, 26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.

• Jamaica – 2 p.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts free concert featuring Soul singer Bobby Harden. York College Performing Arts Center, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

Richmond Hill – 7 p.m. – 102nd Precinct Community Council Meeting.  Queens Library, 118-14 Hillside Avenue

• Glendale – 7:30 p.m. – 104th Precinct community Council Meeting. Shops at Atlas Park, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

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May 20th, 2015 at 10:36 am

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MORNING BUZZ (5/18): Rapper gunned down on Queens Boulevard, Police union upset over LIC art & Monday events

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Monday, May 18

Weather
• Cloudy with highs in the mid-60’s.

Top Stories
• At least nine are dead after a clash between biker gangs in Waco, Texas.

An Iraqi city fell to ISIS as security forces fled.

• Passengers and officials speculate a projectile may have hit the Amtrak train prior to derailing near Philadelphia.

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Taste of Sunnyside Tues. May 19th 5:30-8:30PM Enjoy some of the best Queens has to offer. Tickets are now available via tasteofsunnyside.com. Queens Boulevard between 45th Street and 46th Street, under the elevated 7 train.
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Queens News
• Chinx, an up-and-coming rapper and associate of French Montana, was shot and killed as he drove his Porsche down Queens Boulevard. 

• A former Starbucks employee spoke out after a video of her angry rant went viral. 

• The city’s police union slammed a “Hands Up” installation art piece in Long Island City.

Politics
Mitt Romney went toe-to-toe with Evander Holyfield in a charity boxing match, which ended about as well as the 2012 presidential election.

• State Senator Tony Avella introduced a bill that would force consultants to report activity like lobbyists. 

Entertainment
• Taylor Swift’s expensive-looking, star-studded and strange music video for her new single Bad Blood finally premiered.

Weekend Box Office
• Pitch Perfect 2 – $70 million
• Mad Max: Fury Road – $44 million
• Avengers: Age of Ultron – $38 million
• Hot Pursuit – $5.7 million
• Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 - $3.6 million

Opinion
• The New York Times examines racial unrest as it relates to unequal housing practices. 

• The New York Post calls on the city to give libraries more funding. 

In the Blogs

• Check out what a Dutch artists thinks of Williamsburg in this map, posted on Bedford and Bowery. 

• Thousands danced through Manhattan for the annual dance parade. Take a look at some of the photos on Gothamist. 

Trending in New York
• Coke
#WHA68
#BBMAs
• Yosemite
• Haitian

Scoreboard
• The Mets topped the Brewers, 5-1, after a strong pitching performance from Noah Syndergaard. The Mets (22-16) are at home to take on the Cardinals, with first pitch set for 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (22-17) lost their fifth of six games, falling to the Royals 6-0.

• The Rangers, up in the series 1-0, are at home to play the Lightning for the second game of the Eastern Conference Final. Puck drop is scheduled for 8 p.m.

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Candlelight Vigil   Mon. May 18th 8PM Brief Religious Ceremony. Maspeth Memorial Park, 69th Street & Grand Avenue (in case of rain, meet @ Post #783, 66-28 Grand Ave)
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Real Estate
• A report says that Brownstones could be costing the country’s economy billions. 

• For Sale – Elmhurst – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, coop on 59th Avenue for $240,000. Zillow. 

• For Sale – Flushing – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom home on 189th Street for $738,888. Zillow. 

• Sold – Floral Park – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom home on 259 Street. Zillow. 

Events

• Little Neck – 9:45 a.m. – Funeral mass for Amtrak derailment victim Laura Finamore. St. Anastasia Church, 45-14 245th St.
• Long Island City - 10 a.m. – Ribbon-cutting ceremony for new health and education center. Diane L. Max Health Center, 21-41 45th Rd.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Congresswoman Grace Meng and Assemblyman Ron Kim hold press conference regarding problems in nail salon industry. Alpha Nails & Spa, 199-02 32nd Ave.
• Flushing - 6 p.m. – Queens Council of Arts hosts poetry and prose circle. Queens Museum of Art, 111-01 Corona Ave. Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Councilman Daneek Miller, Assemblyman William Scarborough and community groups host a homeowners fair. Queens Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting.  Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union Street.

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MORNING BUZZ (5/15): Eighth Amtrak victim a Douglaston native, Father of murdered Queens officer recalls tragic night & Weekend events

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Friday, May 15

Weather
• Partly cloudy today with a high of 74. Saturday reaches 81 degrees, but there is a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms. Sunday is dry and partly cloudy with a high of 83.

Top Stories
• An upstate woman pleaded guilty to helping her boyfriend kidnap and abuse two Amish sisters.

• A Manhattan real estate agent and Queens native was identified as the eighth fatality in Tuesday’s Amtrak derailment. #Laura Finimore

• The engineer in the deadly Amtrak incident has agreed to talk to investigators, but it’s unlikely he’ll have much to say. #Brandon Bostian

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Bird & Nature Walk Sun May 17th 11AM-12PM Join us for a stroll through the Garden looking for springtime birds, flowers and other treats courtesy of Mother Nature! Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Queens News
• The man who murdered a Queens father and then dragged out his trial for seven years, was finally sentenced to prison.

• The father of Queens Officer Brian Moore relives the tragic night his son was murdered.

• A new Hunters Point rental building will feature 619 units of affordable housing and 13,000 honey bees.

Politics
• The City Council speaker appears to be warming up to a new congestion pricing plan.

• The de Blasio administration has reneged on $27 million it promised middle schools across the city for after-school programs.

In Memoriam
• Legendary bluesman BB King passed away yesterday. He was 89.

Entertainment
• Mariah Carey had to cancel a Vegas show because of bronchitis, but a source says it was really because she’s too out of practice to perform.

• Is Mad Max: Fury Road the feminist movie of the year?

Opinion
• Two writers for the NY Times say we should let Syrian refugees reclaim crumbling Detroit.

• A columnist for the Observer says that minor presidential candidates could have a major impact this election.

In the Blogs
• A new map shows what New Yorkers in different neighborhoods across the city are playing on jukeboxes. We’re all pretty lame.

• A Queens Boy Scout is seeking donations for homeless families.

Trending in New York
#BBKing
THE LOBSTER
#VegasIn5Words
#LateLateShowWith1D
#TheThrillsGone

Scoreboard
• The Mets were swept in a four-game series in Chicago for the first time since 1992, losing yesterday afternoon, 6-5.

• The Yankees (21-15) fell to the Rays, 6-1.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (20-15) begin a three-game series with the Brewers at Citi Field. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees are in Kansas City to take on the Royals at 8:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Rangers and Tampa Bay get the Eastern Conference finals underway. Puck drops at 1 p.m.
• The Mets and Brewers meet again at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.
The Yankees and Royals play game two of their series. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets and Breweres wrap up their series with a 1:10 p.m. start.
• The Yankees and Royals finish a three-game series in Kansas City at 2:10 p.m.

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Vaccination ClinicSat. May 16th 9:30 and 11AM Sponsored by K9 Katerers. No Walk in fee – no appointment necessary. Get your pets up-to-date on affordable vaccines. 75-16 Woodhaven Blvd, Glendale 718-894-2416
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Real Estate
• Long Island City’s 1 Court Square could become residential once it is sold.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – A spacious two-bedroom apartment in the Kennedy House with tons of closets and a terrace for $459,000. There’s parking, 24 hr. doorman, rooftop pool, party room and gym. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• For Sale –  Forest Hills – A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op with over 1700 sq. ft. of living space and a terrace in the Barclay Plaza. Short walk to the subway. $725,000. Madeleine Realty of Queens, (718) 520-0303 or www.madeleinerealty.com

• Sold – Two-bedroom, 1.5-bath, 800-square-foot apartment at 30-85 Vernon Boulevard in Astoria for $535,000.

Eating Out
• Been intimated by Crazy Crab’s “All Eating by Hand” disclaimer? Here’s a guide to eating out at one of Fushing’s most unique restaurants.

• Here’s where you can get good food in Queens and help out with Nepal earthquake relief.

Events
Fresh Meadows - 9 a.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic tours school. PS 26, 195-02 69th Ave.

Kew Gardens – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Seniors/50+ Job Fair. Queens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.

Glendale – 10 a.m. – Rummage Sale. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 69-07 Cooper Ave.

• Corona – 10:30 a.m. – Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras flips switch on new LED lighting. 104-74 Roosevelt Ave.

• Long Island City - 11 a.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James speaks at TWU Local 1 Fair Contract Rally. 33-00 Northern Blvd.

Elmhurst – 7 to 11 p.m. – St. Adalbert School Bazaar.  52-17 83rd St.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Final Walk-Through for Alumni. Most Precious Blood School, 32-52 37th St.

• Douglaston – 7 p.m. – Little Neck Douglaston Memorial Parade Dinner. Douglaston Manor, 63-20 Commonwealth Blvd.

Saturday
Glendale – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. – Vaccination Clinic.  K9 Katerers, 75-16 Woodhaven Blvd.
Glendale – 10 a.m. – Rummage Sale. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 69-07 Cooper Ave.
• Long Island City – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Street fair to celebrate new library at Hunters Point. Gantry State Park, Center Blvd. between 47th Rd. & 48th Ave.
Jamaica – 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Open House. 169-09 115th Ave.
• Glen Oaks – 1 p.m. – Rally to honor Officer Brian Moore and show support for police. Tribute Triangle Park, 75th Ave. & Little Neck Parkway
Flushing - 1 to 4 p.m. – Sacred Sites Open House Weekend. John Bowne House, 37-01 Bowne St.
Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – VFW John V. Daniels, Jr. Post #2813 Meeting. 47-53 43rd St.
East Elmhurst – 2 p.m. – A Tribute to Scott Joplin. St. Michael’s Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd.
Elmhurst – 7 to 11 p.m. – St. Adalbert School Bazaar.  52-17 83rd St.
Flushing Meadow Corona Park – 8 p.m. - Houskeeping.  Queens Theater, 14 United Nations Ave So.
• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Queens College Choral Society and Orchestra Concert. $20. Queens College, Colden Auditorium, Reeves Ave.

Sunday
Astoria – 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Fundraising Marvel Sale. Most Precious Blood School, 32-53 37th St.
Flushing – 11 a.m. – Bird & Nature Walk. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Astoria – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Astoria Spring Festival.  31st Street btwn Ditmars Blvd & 21st Ave.
• Whitestone – 1 p.m. – Rally against proposed Edgestone Development. 151st Rd. & 6th Ave.
Flushing - 1 to 4 p.m. – Sacred Sites Open House Weekend.  John Bowne House, 37-01 Bowne St.
Elmhurst – 3 to 11 p.m. – St. Adalbert School Bazaar.  52-17 83rd St.

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May 15th, 2015 at 10:41 am

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