MORNING BUZZ (7/22): Stroller with two-year-old rolls onto subway tracks, Robber chokes 90-year-old man

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Tuesday, July 22

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 86.

Top Stories
• In the campaign against Hamas in Gaza, Israel finds they are between a rock and a hard place. 

• A train carried most of the bodies from flight MH17 to a Ukraine-controlled city yesterday.

• The body of a business tycoon police believe to be responsible for the South Korean Ferry disaster was found decomposing in a field.

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Queens News
• A stroller carrying a two-year-old child rolled onto the subway tracks at the Parsons-Archer station in Jamaica yesterday.

• Police are searching for a suspect who grabbed a 90-year-old man by the neck and forced him to go to ATMs yesterday. 

• The death of Queens GOP Chairman Phil Ragusa is causing problems for the party. 

Entertainment
• Philip Seymour Hoffman left his entire 21 million pound fortune to his girlfriend, not his children. 

• Television Icon James Garner dies at 86.

Opinion
• amNY says that the death of Eric Garner is a clear sign that a cultural change within the NYPD is necessary…

• …and the NY Times seems to agree.

Scoreboard
• After a 5-2 loss to the Mariners yesterday, Mets will take another swing tonight at 10:10 p.m. in Seattle.

• Yankees suffered a 4-2 loss to the Rangers yesterday, and will face them again tonight at7:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

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Real Estate
• Latest News - The building at 78-19 Jamaica Ave. in Woodhaven that partially collapsedlast year will not be demolished.

• For sale – Fresh Meadows – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,300-square-foot condominium. Asking $459,000.
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• For sale – Cambria Heights – Three-bedroom, two-bath, single family detached brick home with a fully finished basement. Asking $298,900.
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• Sold – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 924 sq. ft. apartment at 11526 123 St. in Jamaica for $408,000.

Technology
• Apple orders 70-80 million handsets for its upcoming iPhone 6, which the company believes will be its most popular phone yet.

• Facebook introduces save feature so users can read posts of interest later. 

Events

•  Jamaica 10:30 a.m.  Ifetayo Youth Ensemble  Rufus King Park, Jamaica Ave @ 151st Street

• Breezy Point - 1 p.m. - Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, state comptroller candidate Bob Antonocci and former congressman Bob Turner call on Governor Andrew Cuomo to return $37 million in Superstorm Sandy relief funds used on television ads. 175 Ocean Ave.

• Flushing – 6:30 p.m. - Councilman Peter Koo attends the International Leadership Foundation Dinner. Mudan Banquet Hall, 136-17 39th Ave.

• Floral Park - 7 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James hosts a “Talk to Tish” community forum. North Shore Towers, 272-40 Grand Central Parkway.

MORNING BUZZ (7/21): DHS: Queens lagging in homeless shelters, Queens man carjacks two couples

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Monday, July 21

Weather
• Very sunny with a high of 83.

Top Stories
• Israel militants claimed they stopped two more attempted infiltrations through tunnels from the Gaza Strip on Monday.

• The U.S. accused Russia of hiding evidence after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, citing a video posted on social media.

• Edward Snowden says any racy photos that get intercepted by the NSA are often shared among its employees.

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Queens News

• The Occupy Wall Street protestor who was recently released from Rikers and made a vow to advocate for female inmates, threatened to kill the families of two officers.

• The borough of Queens has the second fewest number of homeless shelters in the city, according to the Department of Homeless Services.

• A 30-year-old Queens man was arrested after he carjacked two couples, ran into an elderly man and shot at someone else on Saturday.

Entertainment
• “Maverick” and “The Rockford Files” TV star James Garner died at the age of 86 on Saturday.

• Weekend Box Office

1) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - $36 million

2) The Purge: Anarchy - $28.4 million

3) Planes: Fire & Rescue - $18 million

4) Sex Tape - $15 million

Opinion
• The New York Times wishes Mayor Bill de Blasio “buon viaggio” on his well-deservedvacation to Rome this week.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio has paved the way for future politicians to evade campaign-spending limits, according to the Daily News.

Scoreboard
• A 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds last night completed a three-game sweep for the Yankees. They take on the Texas Rangers tonight at home at 7:05 p.m.

• The Padres came through with a ninth inning run to top the Mets 2-1. The Amazings play the Mariners tonight at 10:10 p.m. in Seattle.

• Rory McIlroy won the British Open, while Tiger Woods finished 69th with his worst 72-hole finish in a major as a pro.

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Atlas Concerts on the Green – July 21st Kid’s show from 6-7PM followed by a Live Concert from 7-9PM. This week The Nerds. Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave, Glendale www.shopatlaspark.com
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Real Estate
• Latest news - Queens Brownstoner featured a creative video done by Sunnysideresident Dan Toth, showing off the neighborhood from many different angles.

• For sale – St. Albans – Six-family, five-bath, two-family Colonial-style home. Asking $499,900.
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• For sale – Bayside – Two-bedroom, one-bath, second-floor co-op. Asking $269,000.
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• Sold - A 924-square-foot home with two bedrooms, 1.5 baths, backyard, finished basement and attached garage at 115-26 123rd St. in South Ozone Park for $408,000.

Events• Jamaica - 10:30 a.m. - Edge School of the Arts at Rochdale Park. New York Blvd. & 134th Ave.

• Jackson Heights - 12:30 p.m. - Elected officials announce legislation allowing workers to use their pre-tax commuter benefit for bike share programs. Diversity Plaza, 37th Rd. between 73rd and 74th St.

• Forest Hills - 4 p.m. - The Forest Hills Jewish Center’s annual tennis outing. West Side Tennis Club, 1 Tennis Place.

• Hillcrest - 7 p.m. - Free screening of the documentary Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way. D’Angelo Center, St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy.

• Briarwood - 7 p.m. - Meet local author and Queens historian Carl Ballenas. Briarwood Public Library, 85-12 Main St.

• Jamaica - 8 p.m. - Free screening of Madea’s Family Reunion. Frederick Cabbell Park, Francis Lewis Blvd. and 120th Ave.

MORNING BUZZ (7/18): LIRR workers end plans to strike, former Queens Councilman Dan Halloran testifies in court

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Friday, July 18

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 81.

Top Stories
• FBI and NTSB investigators are en route to the downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine for answers.

• More than 20 Palestinians are reported dead after Israeli ground troops pushed deeper into Gaza this morning.

• A looming LIRR strike is averted after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped complete a deal for a 17 percent raise over six years.

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All-Queens Family Fun Fest – Celebrating Our World’s Fair 50th Anniversary Sun, July 20th 1-4PM  Live Rock ‘n Roll band, Multicultural Song & Dance, Kids rides & activities. Raffles, T-shirts, prizes, Mets tickets and more. All FREE @ Kissena Corridor Park, Main Street & Elder Avenue, Flushing.

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Queens News
• Former Councilman Dan Halloran testified in federal court that the cash bribe taken from a government informant was a personal loan.

• The City secures additional affordable housing units at the 1.7 million-square-foot Astoria Cove residential complex.

• Plans to restore the historic Glendale Library by Spring 2017 include the installation of a new elevator and greenspace overhaul.

• LIC commuters were held up last night after a hanging object on the 7-train caused its operator to stop for repairs.

Entertainment

• Magicians Siegfried and Roy welcome three new snow lions to their fleet at the Secret Garden habitat in Las Vegas.

• CBS may have a new approach to late night television when replacing Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson.

Opinion
• Are we using social media the right way? Content Community Creator Audrey Bellisthinks there is a better approach.

• The NY Times says Secretary of State John Kerry should take Iran up on their offer toextend nuclear program negotiations.

Scoreboard
• Yankees begin their second half with a matchup against the Reds tonight at 7:05 p.m.

• With eight wins in their last 10 games, the Mets look to continue the streak against the Padres tonight at 10:10 p.m.

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World’s Fair Brew Fest Sat. July 19th 12-3PM4-7PM Beer and food from around the globe, music, crafts. Tastings begin at Noon and 4PM. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing. Tickets required : www.queensbotanical.org/BrewFest

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Real Estate
• Latest news- DHS has plans for yet another homeless shelter, this time in Astoria.

• For sale – Fresh Meadows – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,300-square-foot condominium. Asking $459,000.
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• For sale – Cambria Heights – Three-bedroom, two-bath, single family detached brick home with a fully finished basement. Asking $298,900.
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• Sold - Two-bedroom, two-bath, 900-square-foot condominium at 15038 Union Turnpikein Flushing for $390,000.

Arts and culture/Restaurant reviews
• Celebrity chefs face off at the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Roy Wilkins Park this Sunday.

• A Queens-based coffee chain found a unique way to secure a spot in the Chelsea market.
Restaurant ABC’s 
Grade: A - Bergen Beach - La Cabana
Grade: B - Flushing - New Shanghai Tan Restaurant – Evidence of mice or live mice present; live roaches present; food contact surface not properly washed; facility not vermin proof.
Grade: C - Douglaston - Gang San Deul – Hot and cold food not held at proper temperature; hand washing facility not provided near food preparation area or bathroom; personal cleanliness inadequate; food not contained properly for storage; plumbing not properly installed; proper sanitization not provided. 

 

Events
• Flushing – 9 to 11:30 a.m. – Congresswoman Grace Meng hosts workshop to help artists and arts and culture groups apply for grants. Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Bayside - 4 p.m. - Friends of Douglaston and Little Neck Community Library host lessons in the birds of Queens. Douglaston/ Little Neck Community Library, 249-01 Northern Blvd.

• Astoria - 7 p.m. - Queens Council on the Arts hosts 3rd Space event with artist Amy Wu and the launch of QNSMADE wed project. Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th Ave.

• Long Island City - 7 p.m. QNSMADE exhibition and launch party. Kaufman Arts District, 37-11 35th Ave.

Weekend Events

SATURDAY
• Long Island City – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – NYC Compost Project Information Table at City Growers Family Farm Day. Brooklyn Grange, 37-18 Northern Blvd.

 Flushing - noon - World’s Fair Brew Fest  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street

• Ridgewood - noon - Picnic Days  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue

• Jackson Heights - noon - Fourth Annual FLIC NIC in the Street film festival. 78th Street Plaza – Tavers Park, 78th Street Play Street at 34th Avenue.

• Rego Park – 1 p.m. Mad Science Show Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.

SUNDAY
• Astoria - 9 a.m. - Help Fight Drug Abuse 5K Run/Walk with the Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens. Fiao Soccer, 20th Avenue and 33rd Street.

• Jamaica - noon - Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Roy Wilkins Park, Baisley Blvd.

• Flushing – Noon to 3 p.m. & 4 to 7 p.m. – Taste the World: Botanical Brew Fest. $50. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

• Flushing - 1 p.m.  All Queens Family Fun Fest. Kissena Park Corridor, Main & Elder Streets

• Forest Park - 2 p.m. Victorian Strawberry Social. Forest Park Carousel, Forest Park Drive and Woodhaven Boulevard.

• Rego Park - 2:30 p.m. – Sunday at the Movies with the film Philomena starring Judi Dench.

• Long Island City - 4 p.m.  Queens Family Day  Queensbridge Park, 41-05 Vernon Blvd.

MORNING BUZZ (7/17): Magazine urges terror attack on US Open, Two try to rape a girl in Ridgewood

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Thursday, July 17

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 82.

Top Stories
• A senior Israeli military official says a ground invasion of Gaza is likely.

• Members of the Bloods gang have threatened to kill cops guarding the Pulaski Skywayconstruction project to avenge the shooting of a cop killer in Jersey City

• MTA officials and LIRR union reps are expected to return to the bargaining table today, just days ahead of a planned strike.

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All-Queens Family Fun Fest – Celebrating Our World’s Fair 50th Anniversary Sun, July 20th 1-4PM  Live Rock ‘n Roll band, Multicultural Song & Dance, Kids rides & activities. Raffles, T-shirts, prizes, Mets tickets and more. All FREE @ Kissena Corridor Park, Main Street & Elder Avenue, Flushing.

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Queens News

• Police have released a photo of a Queens bar owner accused of molesting teenage boyssince 1982, hoping more victims will come forward.

• An Al Qaeda-published magazine devoted to terrorism is urging attacks on the U.S. Open.

•Police are looking for two men who tried to rape a teen girl in Ridgewood early yesterday morning.

Entertainment
• Somewhat of an anomaly in the world of tattooing, an all-female shop has openedon the Brooklyn/Queens border.

• In case you haven’t gotten your fill of “Charlie Sheen Totally Hammered” videos,here’s another one for you, Taco Bell drive-thru style.

Opinion
• The Observer wishes the mayor a good trip to Italy, saying the city doesn’t really need him to survive.

• The Post challenges elected officials to call out the LIRR union for its unreasonable demands.

Scoreboard
• Major League Baseball is still on its All-Star break. The Mets head west to take on the San Diego Padres tomorrow night, while the Yankees begin a weekend series with the Cincinnati Reds in the Bronx.

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Waterfront Concert Series – Thurs. Jul 17th 7:30PM Forever Ray…an amazing tribute to Ray Charles. FREE! Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd btwn Hell’s Gate Bridge & Astoria Pool www.centralastoria.org

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Real Estate
• Latest news - The city released a request for proposals to develop yet another municipal parking lot in Flushing.

• For sale – St. Albans – Six-family, five-bath, two-family colonial-style home. Asking $499,900.
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• For sale – Bayside – Two-bedroom, one-bath, second-floor co-op. Asking $269,000.
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• Sold - Five-bedroom, three-bath, 2,080-square-foot single-family home at 87-08 75th Street in Woodhaven for $499,000.

Family/Parenting
• A Queens-based photographer will be holding a photo workshop for kids next month in her LIC studio.

• Just so you know, seven things you should never say to a stay-at-home mom. 

Events

• Kew Gardens - 9:45 a.m. - Rally to stop the “Brooklynization of Queens” centered on Astoria Cove development. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Glendale - 10 a.m. - Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley announces funding to provide additional street cleaning. Myrtle & Cooper Avenues

• Kew Gardens - 10:30 a.m. - Borough President’s Land Use Public Hearing. Borough Hall, 120-55 Kew Gardens Rd.

• Bellerose 11 a.m. - State Senator Tony Avella calls on city to repair rundown pedestrian tunnel. 88th Road & Souhbound Cross Island Parkway

Kew Gardens - 11 a.m. - Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence announces launch of Queens Human Trafficking Intervention Pro Bono Project. Queens Criminal Court, 125-01 Queens Blvd.

• Breezy Point - Noon - Mother and daughter displaced by Superstorm Sandy return home. 402 Seabreeze Avenue

• Flushing - 2 p.m. - State Senator Tony Avella announces $2 million in funding for Queens College. Remsen Hall, 65-33 Kissena Blvd.

• Jamaica - 2 p.m. - Honorable Fern A. Fischer, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge of NYC Courts, hosts Uncontested Divorce DIY program with CUNY and York College. Queens County Supreme Court, Rm. 23, 88-11 Sutphin Blvd.

• Forest Hills - 6 p.m. -  Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San . North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Long Island City - 7 p.m. - Mobb Deep Concert. Queensbridge Park, 21st St.

• Woodhaven - 7:30 p.m. - Blondes Have More Fun!  A Rod Stewart tribute band. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park.

MORNING BUZZ (7/16): Queens judge rips into a killer convicted of shooting his parents, suspects found in Woodhaven cabbie murder

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Wednesday, July 16

Weather
• Mostly cloud with a high of 79.

Top Stories
• The Palestinian death toll surpasses 200 as Israel continues on the offensive andthreatens to broaden their attacks.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio has already raised $44,100 for a 2017 re-election bid according to the city’s Campaign Finance Board records.

• New Jersey Governor Chris Christie plans to make his return to the presidential arenawith a three-city tour through Iowa.

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All-Queens Family Fun Fest – Celebrating Our World’s Fair 50th Anniversary Sun, July 20th 1-4PM  Live Rock ‘n Roll band, Multicultural Song & Dance, Kids rides & activities. Raffles, T-shirts, prizes, Mets tickets and more. All FREE @ Kissena Corridor Park, Main Street & Elder Avenue, Flushing.

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Queens News

• A Queens judge slams a killer convicted of fatally shooting his parents while they slept after sentencing him to life in prison.

• Two men were brought into custody for the fatal robbery of a 55-year-old cab driver that was beaten to death in Woodhaven.

• A Flushing woman was sentenced to up to three years in prison for playing doctorand illegally offering three women butt injections.

• How to prepare for a LIRR lockout if the workers union goes on strike as planned later this month.

Entertainment

• Lincoln Center plans to live stream a free memorial concert this Sunday in honor of the late Pete Seeger at Damrosch Park.

• Billy Joel’s mother Rosaline Nyman Joel passed away this past weekend at the age of 92.

Opinion
• With skyrocketing personnel costs, the New York Post says labor unions will be thedemise of the Metropolitan Opera.

• The New York Times praises the Obama Administration for a recent deal withAfghanistan’s presidential elections.

Scoreboard
• Derek Jeter received top honor as the American League defeated the National League 5 – 3 at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. Watch the recap here.

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Movies on the Green Wed. Jul 16th 7PM Live music and a movie! This week: One Direction: This Is Us The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave, Glendalewww.shopatlaspark.com

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Real Estate
• Latest newsTwo new hotels are expected to bring 203 rooms to the Ravenswood/Astoria area along 11th Street.

• For sale – St. Albans – Six-family, five-bath, two-family colonial-style home. Asking $499,900.
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• For sale – Bayside – Two-bedroom, one-bath, second-floor co-op. Asking $269,000.
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• Sold - Two-bedroom, two-bath, 900-square-foot condominium at 16038 Union Turnpikeat the crossroads of Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows and Briarwood for $390,000.

Health Awareness
• A new study shows the onset of Alzheimer’s begins later in life in developed countries.

• Reports suggest that 2.3 percent of Americans are either gay or bisexual and more often display self-destructive behavior than peers. 

Events

• Forest Hills – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Free lung cancer screenings for smokers. Forest Hills Hospital, 102-01 66th Rd.

• JFK Airport – Noon – SSP America cuts ribbon on The Central Diner. Terminal 4 Arrivals.

• Corona - 5 p.m. - Assemblyman Francisco Moya and District Leader candidate Yanna Henriquez inform commuters about the new Paid Sick Leave law. Junction Boulevard 7 train stop, at the corner of Junction Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue.
• Far Rockaway – 5:30 p.m. - Build Up NYC hold protest rally against Alma Realty. 107-10 Shore Front Pkwy.
• Rockaway Beach - 7:30 p.m. - The Queens Public Transit Committee holds their first monthly transportation meeting. Knights of Columbus Hall, 333 Beach 90th St.

• Maspeth  8 p.m. - The Lego Movie  Maspeth Federal Parking Lot  69th St & Grand Avenue.

MORNING BUZZ (7/15): Arrest in Woodhaven mugging murder, Lyft not giving up on Queens

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Tuesday, July 15

Weather
• High of 84 with showers and heavy thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight. A flash flood watch has been issued.

Top Stories
• Israel approved an Egyptian plan for a cease-fire, but Palestinian Hamas Islamists said they had not been consulted and their attacks would increase.

• Ten are dead and at least 106 more are injured after a rush-hour subway train derailed in Moscow earlier today.

• Oscar Pistorius was allegedly involved in an altercation at a nightclub over the weekend, just days after his lawyers finished his defense at his murder trial.

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All-Queens Family Fun Fest – Celebrating Our World’s Fair 50th Anniversary Sun, July 20th 1-4PM  Live Rock ‘n Roll band, Multicultural Song & Dance, Kids rides & activities. Raffles, T-shirts, prizes, Mets tickets and more. All FREE @ Kissena Corridor Park, Main Street & Elder Avenue, Flushing.

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Queens News
• Two men were arrested on Sunday and charged with the murder of a man during a mugging in Woodhaven last week.

• The borough is preparing for the Silk Road & Spice Routes of Queens food tour, to take place on Aug. 9 and 10.

• Ride-share app Lyft will appear in court at the end of the week, after its initial launch in Queens was delayed by a temporary restraining order from the State Attorney General.

Entertainment
• Nadine Gordimer, the South African writer who won the Nobel Prize for her fiction addressing apartheid, died at 90.

• Watch Weird Al Yankovic’s video for “Tacky,” his new parody of Pharrell’s hit song “Happy.”

Opinion
• The New York Times writes that the city must work out some crucial details before the new municipal ID cards can be considered a success.

• Now that the World Cup is over, FIFA needs to turn its focus on cleaning up the ethics of soccer, the Times says.

Scoreboard
• Derek Jeter will lead off the American League at bat at tonight’s All-Star Game, which starts at 8 p.m.

• Alan Anderson has agreed to stay with the Nets for another two years, signing a $2.6 million contract.

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Juniper Valley Park 2014 Summer Concert Series – Tues. Jul 15th 7PM Italian NightFREE! Bring your lawn chair. 80th Street & Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village 718-651-5865

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Real Estate
• Latest News - An application has been submitted to build an eight-story, 68-unit residential building on Queens Blvd. in Rego Park.

• For Rent - Glendale/Ridgewood - 3.5 rooms, 1 bedroom & 1 bath on 1st floor. Basement, use of yard and parking included. Asking $1,475.
Coldwell Banker Keuber

• For Rent - Glendale/Ridgewood - 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms in four-family on 2nd floor. Utilities not included. Walk to all! Asking $1,300. Coldwell Banker Keuber
• Sold - Rockaway - A 7-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom home on 0.25 acres of land, one block from the beach, at 184 Beach 143rd St. for $1.65 million.

Technology
• Issues with production may delay the release of the reportedly 5.5-inch iPhone 6 until November.

• Secret, an app that allows users to post things anonymously, now allows users to connect through Facebook. 

Events

• Fresh Meadows - 9 a.m. - City Parks free tennis lessons for children ages 6-16. Cunningham Park, Tennis Courts at Union Turnpike & 193rd St.

• Middle Village - 9:30 a.m. - City Parks free track & field lessons for children ages 5-7 (9:30-10:30) and 8-16 (10:30-Noon). Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd North & Lutheran Ave.

• Flushing - 1 p.m. - Councilman Peter Koo and community leaders announce “All-Queens Family Fun Fest.” Koo’s District Office, 135-27 38th Avenue, Suite 388.

• Flushing - 3 to 7 p.m. - The Civilian Complaint Review Board will be taking complaints on police misconduct. Immigrant Movement International, 108-89 Roosevelt Ave.

• Howard Beach - 4 p.m. - Chess club with friendly competition for people of all skill levels and ages. Queens Library, 92-06 156th Ave.

• LIC - 7 p.m. - Ismael Miranda and his salsa band, Orquesta Revalacion, open up the Queensbridge Park Summer Concert Series. Queensbridge Park, Waterfront at 21st St.

• Middle Village - 7 p.m. - Italian night at the Juniper Valley Park 2014 Summer Concert Series. 80th St. & Juniper Blvd.

MORNING BUZZ (7/14): Wanted man caught in barber’s chair, The new Ederle Terrace

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Monday, July 14

Weather
• High of 85 with thunderstorms in the afternoon and tonight, some of which may be severe.

Top Stories
• Italy began the process of refloating a sunken cruise ship that took 32 lives in 2012.

• The Israeli military shot down a drone, the first weapon of its kind to be used since fighting broke out a week ago.

• The Church of England will vote today on whether or not it will allow women to become bishops.

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Queens News

 Three lunch spots you have to try in Long Island City, according to the Daily News.

• Ederle Terrace in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park now offers boat and bike rentals and a new concession stand.

• Police finally caught a man wanted for a Queens bar fight in 2013 as he was getting his hair cut on Saturday.

Entertainment
• NBC just cast Christopher Walken to play Hook for its live performance of Peter Pan.

• Weekend Box Office

1) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - $73 million

2) Transformers: Age of Extinction - $16.5 million

3) Tammy - $12.9 million

4) 22 Jump Street - $6.7 million

Opinion
• A study shows a pattern in of racial disparities in the criminal justice process in the city, writes the New York Times.

• NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton questioned whether or not the abandonment of stop and frisk has led to an increase in shootings.

Scoreboard
• Germany wins the World Cup, 1-0, over Argentina, with a late goal scored in overtime, giving the Germans their first win since 1990.

• The Mets swept the Marlins with a 9-1 win last night. They’ll rest off the big win until their next game on Friday against the Padres.

• A rain-shortened game left the Yankees high and dry with a 3-1 loss to the Orioles. Now they will have some time to recover, until their next game on Friday against the Reds.

• Paul Pierce lasted just one season with the Brooklyn Nets, as he packs up and leaves for the Washington Wizards on a two-year deal.

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Atlas Concerts on the Green – July 14th Kid’s show from 6-7 PM followed by a Live Concert from 7-9 PM. This week White Wedding (80′s Band). Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave, Glendale www.shopatlaspark.com

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Real Estate
• Latest news - The Department of Transportation proposed a $770 million renovation of the Kosciuszko Bridge, which connects Greenpoint and Queens.

• For sale – Fresh Meadows – Six-bedroom, five-bath, multi-family home. Asking $1.1 million.
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• For sale – Hollis – One-bedroom, one-bath apartment. Asking $94,999.
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• Sold - Jamaica - A 1,536-square-foot single-family home with three bedrooms and three bathrooms for $400,000 at 111-17 227th St.
Events

• Flushing - 9 a.m. - City Parks Foundation free tennis lessons for children ages 6-16. Flushing Meadow Corona Park, Tennis Courts at Meridian Rd.

• Woodhaven - 9:30 a.m. - City Parks Foundation free track & field lessons for children ages 5 – 7 (9:30) and 8 – 16 (10:30 a.m.). Forest Park Victory Field, Myrtle Ave. and Woodhaven Blvd.

• Jamaica - 10:30 a.m. - PuppetMobile’s production of Little Red’s Hood, a modern interpretation of the classic fairytale. Rochdale Park, Guy R. Brewer Blvd. between 130th and 137th Avenues

• Glendale - 6 p.m. - Children’s show followed by a concert featuring 80′s band White Wedding. Atlas Park Center Green, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

MORNING BUZZ (7/11): No deal in LIRR labor standoff, State says Ridgewood Reservoir is dangerous

The NYPA award-winning Morning BUZZ: In 3 minutes – top 20 news items in 20 words or less at 8 a.m. daily.

Friday, July 11

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 85.

Top Stories
• The Gaza death toll passes 90 as rockets continue to soar, with an Ashdod gas station being struck this morning.

• U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Afghanistan to hopefully resolve a dispute over the winner of its presidential election.

• WHO warned that we are “globally failing” certain populations, such as gay men, prostitutes and prisoners, when it comes to AIDS prevention.

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Family Fun Day Sun July 13th 11AM-2PM Meet & Greet with PLEX, Performance by Dave Jay, Face Painting, Bounce House, Stilt Walker and more! FREE! Rego Center 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park. Www.regocenter.com

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Queens News

• The MTA and union leaders have continued to meet before the proposed LIRR strike on July 20, but no deal has been struck.

• The U.S. Tennis Association hosted a job fair in Flushing Meadows to fill 6,000 open positions for the U.S. Open.

• Ridgewood Reservoir Basins needs to be safer, according to the state, in case of overflow.

Entertainment
• Game of Thrones dominated Emmy nominations with a leading 19 bids, including best drama.

• Former co-host of The View Elisabeth Hasselbeck slams Rosie O’Donnell, as the latter prepares to return to the show.

Opinion
• Israel’s ability to win the war will depend on its defense against Hamas’ rockets, according to the Daily News.

• The New York Times cites a survey that shows early satisfaction with the Affordable Care Act.

Scoreboard
• The Mets missed their chance for a series sweep when the Braves held them off, 3-1, last night. Watch them play the Marlins tonight at 7:10.

• The Yankees lost 9-3 against the Indians, but worse is their loss of rookie pitcherMasahiro Tanaki, who tore a ligament in his pitching arm. They head to Miami to play the Marlins tonight at 7:05.

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Soul Party – Old School R&B – Sun. July 13th 1PM Music that set the tone in the 1960′s featuring popular songs by Jr. Walker & The All Stars, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and more! FREE! Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing.http://www.flushingtownhall.org

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Real Estate
• Latest news - Mortgage rates increased this week after a better-than-expected jobs market report.

• For sale – Fresh Meadows – Six-bedroom, five-bath, multi-family home. Asking $1.1 million.
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• For sale – Hollis – One-bedroom, one-bath apartment. Asking $94,999.
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• Sold - A one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op sold for $132,000 at 14-43 212th St. in Bayside.

Arts and Culture
• Consecutive sold-out shows at Yankee Stadium and more YouTube views than Beyonce show the success and influence of Hispanic bachata star Romeo Santos.

• Wine expert Eric Asimov recommends three hard to find, but totally worth it, dry rieslings.
 

Events

• Bayside 11 a.m. - Assemblyman Ed Braunstein announces legislation banning clothing bins from fake charities. Lawrence Cemetery, 216th St. & 42nd Ave.

• Long Island City - 4 p.m. - Summer Science Adventure at the Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• Flushing 6 p.m. - Councilman Peter Koo attends the Union of Taiwan Universities and College Alumni Association of Greater New York 25th anniversary celebration. Mudan Banquet Hall, 136-17 39th Ave.

• Flushing - 7 p.m. - Yoga in the garden at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Bayside - 7 p.m. - 100th Anniversary of Bayside Day. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.

Weekend Events

SATURDAY
• Jamaica - 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Blood Drive at St. Nicholas of Tolentine,  105-75 Goethals Ave.

• Glendale - 9:30 a.m. to Noon - Yoga on the Green at The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• Glendale 12 to 3 p.m. - Stop ‘N’ Swap event with free items for the taking. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• Astoria - 7:45 p.m. - “Ayazamana: Traditional Music and Dances from Ecuador” at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, 35-12 35th Ave. Tickets $20 adults, $15 children/seniors.

SUNDAY
• Flushing - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Summer electronic waste recycling event to dispose of all unwanted or broken gadgets. Drop-off at Queens Botanical Garden parking garden, 42-80 Crommelin St.

• Flushing - 2:30 p.m. - Taste of Germany at the Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave

• Astoria - 3:00 p.m. - 4th Annual Pie Eating Contest at Astor Bake Shop, 12-23 Astoria Blvd.

• Rego Park - 2 to 6 p.m. - Singles dance and social with refreshments for ages 45+ at the Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing - 2 p.m. - Old school R&B concert featuring classic hit list including The Temptations, Marvin Gaye and Bill Withers by band Soul Party. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

MORNING BUZZ (7/10): Lawsuit: I didn’t steal my own car!, Wheelchair footrest used as murder weapon

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Thursday, July 10

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 85.

Top Stories
• Spidey sense? A NYC legislator wants to crack down on the costumed cartooncharacters that roam Times Square.

• The death toll continues to rise as Hamas rocket fire reaches further and further into Israel.

• Congressional leaders met with the MTA chairman yesterday, and said they won’t intervene to solve dispute that could shut down the LIRR on July 20.

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Queens News

• Power to the people! Judge rules LIPA can’t get out of $80 million lawsuit filed by Breezy Point residents whose homes were burned down in Hurricane Sandy.

• A Queens man who was arrested for stealing his own car is suing the city.

• A 67-year-old Queens man was given 17 years for beating his roommate to death with the footrest from his wheelchair.

Entertainment
• Christie Brinkley’s pervy ex-husband – no, not Billy Joel! – was spotted taking creepy photos of women in the Hamptons.

• A signed script from Episode 138 of Seinfeld - you know, the one where Susan dies - can be yours for just $18,000 on eBay.

Opinion
• The New York Observer says the halt of stop-and-frisk is to blame for the spike in shootings in New York City.

• Cheap skates! The Queens Ledger argues $23 million isn’t enough of a commitment to arts education in city schools.

Scoreboard
• The Yankees beat the Indians last night, 5-4, but the excitement was tempered by newsthat ace Masahiro Tanaka was headed to the disabled list. The Pinstripes are in action in Cleveland again tonight at 7:05 p.m.

• The Mets got three runs in the 7th inning to top Atlanta, 4-1, at Citi Field yesterday. They host the Braves again tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• Carmelo Anthony is expected to announce today that he is returning to the New York Knicks.

• After 120 minutes of play, Argentina finally topped the Netherlands in penalty kicks in World Cup play yesterday. They will face Germany in the championship match on Sunday at 3 p.m.

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Forest Park Concert – Thurs. July 10th 7:30PM BON JERSEY. A musical tribute to Bon Jovi! FREE! George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive

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Real Estate
• Latest news - Time to run! Watchmaker Bulova is ditching its Queens HQ for new digs in the Empire State Building.

• For sale – Fresh Meadows – Six-bedroom, five-bath, multi-family home. Asking $1.1 million.
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• For sale – Hollis – One-bedroom, one-bath apartment. Asking $94,999.
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• Sold – A five-bedroom, three-bath 4,000-square-foot home at 41-28 Morgan Street in Little Neck for $865,000. 

Family/Parenting
• Avoid the summer slide! Tips for keeping your kids sharp during the school break.

• Starting in the fall, the Queens Library will offer pre-K classes at two of its branches. 

Events

• Elmhurst - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. - State Senator Jose Peralta and Queens Center host job fair. Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens blvd.

• Bayside - 10 a.m. - John Liu makes an announcement on the MTA, LIRR union negotiations. LIRR Station, 213th St. &41st Ave.

• Flushing - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - U.S. Open Job Fair. USTA Billie Jean King NTC, Flushing Meadows Park

• Bayside 11 a.m. - Assemblyman Ed Braunstein announces legislation to ban clothing bins from fake charities. Lawrence Cemetery, 216th St. & 42nd Ave.

Little Neck 11:30 a.m. - Liu joins Braunstein to meet with seniors. Samuel Field Neighborhood Senior Center, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Bayside - 2:30 p.m. - State Senator Tony Avella advocates for passage of “Comfort Women” bill. Avella’s District Office, 38-50 Bell Blvd.

• Flushing - 5:30 p.m. - Councilman Peter Koo attend the Chinese American Voters Association of USA installation ceremony. Hyatt Place, 133-42 39th Ave.

Forest Hills - 6 p.m. -  Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San . North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Flushing - 6 p.m. - Councilman Peter Koo and New York Mets honor “Readers Are Leaders” challenge winners. Citi Field

• Glendale - 8 p.m. - 104COP/G-COP general membership meeting. United Talmudical Seminary, 74-10 88th St.

MORNING BUZZ (7/9): A Queens mother suffocates her 11-month-old child, Ally Pond Environmental Center to double in size

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Wednesday, July 9

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 84.

Top Stories
• Severe thunderstorms across the northeast last night leave four New Yorkers dead and a Maryland child in critical condition.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council announce $210 million to make NYCHA developments safer throughout NYC.

• Comptroller Scott Stringer announces a new initiative to reign in the number of city related injuries and consequential lawsuits.

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Queens News

• A Queens woman was arrested after confessing that she suffocated her son to deathbecause she was overwhelmed as his sole provider.

• Glendale police arrest two men near a Metropolitan Avenue subway station for graffiti after the funeral for artist Jason Wulf. 

• Ally Pond Environmental Center unveil plans to double the size of their visitor center to accommodate 10,000 children each year.

• Ride sharing app Lyft plans to launch without a permit in Brooklyn and Queens this weekend.

Entertainment
• Harry Potter creator Joanne “JK” Rowling updated fans on the now 30-something wizardon her website Pottermore.

• Members of the Insane Clown Posse lost their lawsuit claiming they were wrongly investigated for gang ties.

Opinion
• See why the New York Times says Gov. Andrew Cuomo has allowed flawed district maps to keep legislators in their jobs.

• The New York Post says children are doing a better job at holding bad teachers accountable than the justice system.

Scoreboard
• Jacob deGrom strikes out 11 helping the Mets to an 8 -3 win against the Braves. Watch the recap here. Dillon Gee returns to the mound tonight at 7:10 p.m. 

• Yankees lose 5 – 3 to the Indians following a big day for Michael Brantley. Watch the recap here. Pitcher Brandon McCarthy makes his New York debut tonight at 7:05 p.m.

• Germany defeats Brazil in a record breaking 7 – 1 semifinal match. Watch the recap here. Argentina plays the Netherlands this afternoon at 4 p.m.

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Free Summer Concert – Wed. July 9th 7:30PM Celebrating 50 years of Free Summer Concerts! Tommy Mara & The Crests with Larry Chance & The Earls. Don’t forget your lawn chairs! Maspeth Federal Parking Field, 69th Street & Grand Avenue, Maspeth

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Real Estate

• Latest news- Check out the Real Deal’s top five home sales for Brooklyn and Queens in the month of June.

• For sale – Fresh Meadows – Six-bedroom, five-bath, multi-family home. Asking $1.1 million.
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• For sale – Hollis – One-bedroom, one-bath apartment. Asking $94,999.
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• Sold - Five-bedroom, two-bath, 1,232-square-foot, recently renovated home at 325 Beach 74th Street in Far Rockaway for $285,000.

Health Awareness
• FDA scientists discovered several vials of the once eradicated smallpox disease in an unused storage room.

• Researches are one step closer to unlocking the cure for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Events

• Pomonok - 10 a.m. - Queens Community House kicks off their new Community Farmer’s Market location. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.

• Corona - 10 a.m. - 4th Annual US Open Job Fair. Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

• Woodside - 12 p.m. - City Charter School Board of Trustees meeting. Academy of the City Charter School, 31-29 60th St.

• Pomonok - 1 p.m. - Mayor de Blasio speaks at a NYPD swearing-in ceremony. Colden Auditorium, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Hillcrest - 7:30 p.m. - Community Board 8 general meeting and public hearing. Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

• Middle Village - 7:30 p.m. - Community Board 5 general meeting and public hearing. Christ the King High School, CNL Room on the 3rd Floor, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

• Kew Gardens - 7:45 p.m. - Community Board 6 general meeting and public hearing. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.

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