Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: South Ozone Park bodega robbed at gunpoint, Astoria playground finished ahead of schedule

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Wednesday, June 28

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 81.

Top Stories
• Senate Republicans abruptly shelved their Obamacare repeal bill until after the July 4th recess.

• The A train derailment that injured 34 riders was caused by an unsecured piece of rail line left on the tracks.

• The city’s rent board approved a 1.25 percent increases on one-year leases and a 2 percent increase on two-year leases.

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Independence Day Celebration Wed June 28th 6-9:30pm An Independence Day Celebration with a free concert and fireworks display by Grucci in Fort Totten Park sponsored by Councilmember Paul A. Vallone. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue, Bayside
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Queens News
• A woman robbed a South Ozone Park bodega at gunpoint, taking $400 and cigarettes.

• An Astoria playground was opened after a significant renovation completed ahead of schedule.

• Mobster Vincent Asaro admitted to torching a Queens man’s car in 2012, and faces up to 20 years in prison.

Politics
• Political insiders believe New York’s commuting woes could hurt Governor Cuomo’s reelection bid.

• New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman may sue if the GOP health care bill passes.

Entertainment
• La La Anthony is not divorcing husband Carmelo “right now” despite being separated.

• The stars of Pretty Little Liars bid farewell to their fans on social media after the show’s series finale.

Buzzing Back

• In 1997 Mike Tyson bites ear of his opponent

• In 1948 actress Kathy Bates is born in Memphis, Tennessee

Opinion
• Errol Louis writes in the Daily News that we must do more to combat on-the-job violence.

• The Post predicts that the State Legislature’s special session will be a madhouse.

In the Blogs
• The governor is set to sign into law an Queens assemblywoman’s bill to give baby boxes for toddlers.

• Get ready swimmers, Astoria Park Pool is opening on Thursday.

Trending in New York
• Dolan
• Paul Manafort
• Clippard
• #FallonTonight
• #PLLEndGame

Scoreboard
• The Mets (34-42) fell to the Marlins, 6-3. They face the Marlins in Miami again at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (41-34) blew a 9th inning lead against the White Sox and lost 4-3. The Bombers take on the White Sox at 8:10 p.m.

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Boy Band Project Wed June 28th 9pm An interactive boy band cover group that expertly re-imagines the sound, movement, and energy of the world’s most fascinating boy bands. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica 
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Real Estate
• The accepted condo prices in Queens fell by $361 million in the second quarter of 2017.

• For Sale – 66-15 Wetherole Street, Forest Hills – Renovated co-op features one BR, one bath, hardwood floors, SS appliances, closet space & windows in ever room.  Asking $229,000  Capri Jet Realty 917-864-2398

• For Sale – Middle Village – Updated two family brick w/ a 2 bedroom apt & a 1 bedroom apt.  Attached garage, yard.  Asking $819,000  Joann C. Realty Corp.  917-371-4034

• Sold – Glen Oaks – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 651-square-foot co-op at 73-13 255th Street for $240,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Google received a record $2.7 billion fine by the European Union for skewing searches.

• Wells Fargo has agreed to sell its commercial insurance business to a private insurer.

Events
• Richmond Hill – 9 a.m. – State Senator James Sanders hosts Community Development Day. Richie Rich Palace, 110-19 Atlantic Ave.

• Astoria – 11 a.m. – NYC Parks hosts annual “First Splash” celebration to kick off outdoor pool season. Astoria Pool, 19th St. and 23rd Dr.

• Bayside – 6 to 9:30 p.m. – Independence Day Celebration. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – 114th Precinct Community Council Meeting. Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.

• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie, NYC DEP host public hearing about groundwater in the community. Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center, 172-17 Linden Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows – 8 p.m. – Fresh Meadows Homeowners Civic Assoc. Membership Meeting. Utopia Jewish Center, 64-41 Utopia Pkwy.

• Corona 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One – A Star Wars Story. Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

• Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Boy Band Project. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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June 28th, 2017 at 1:28 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Republicans delay vote on health care, Spectrum restores service after major outage

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Tuesday, June 27

Top Stories 
• Senate Republicans delayed the vote on their health care bill after facing opposition in their own ranks.

• A derailed ‘A’ train in Harlem left 34 people injured and caused a power outage that disrupted service on other subway lines.

Queens News
• Spectrum restored services after a large outage in Queens left 60,000 customers without service.

• A man arrested for allegedly threatening a woman tried to strangle himself with a phone cord while in custody.

• Locals in LIC are pushing to reopen a former firehouse due to an increase in construction and population.

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Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One – A Star Wars Story Wed June 28th 8-10pm A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star’s blueprints in this “Star Wars” spin-off. Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 

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Subway Status 

Due to a derailment at 125 St the following service changes are in effect:

• There is no A train service between 59 St-Columbus Circle and 168 St in both directions.

• There is shuttle A train service between 168 St and Inwood-207 St in both directions.

• A trains are running local in Brooklyn and between Canal St and 59 St in both directions.

• There is free shuttle bus service operating between 59 St-Columbus Circle and 145 St in both directions.

• B train service is suspended between Brighton Beach and 145 St in both directions.

• C train service is suspended between Euclid Av and 168 St in both directions.

• There is no D train service between 59 St-Columbus Circle and 161 St-Yankee Stadium in both directions.

• There is shuttle D train service between 161 St-Yankee Stadium and Norwood-205 St in both directions.

• No M trains between Essex St and 71 Av-Forest Hills.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 westbound between Van Dam St and START ROUTE I-495 Exit- Queens Midtown Tunnel 2nd Ave East 36th St.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between NY 25; Queens Blvd and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Accident on I-495 eastbound at Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge right lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between Hillside Ave and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Accident on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave right and center lanes blocked.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 39th St and Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave.

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

Sports
• The Yankees continue their series against the White Sox in Chicago at 8:10 p.m.

• The Mets are traveling to Miami to take on the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Pretty Little Liars(FREFRM, 8PM) – In the series finale, secrets come tumbling out.

• Animal Kingdom (TNT, 9PM) – The guys spin into motion a megachurch heist, yet Craig has second thoughts. Meanwhile, Javi pays Smurf a surprise visit.

• Downward Dog (ABC,10PM) – An algorithm impacts Nan’s campaign hours away from its launch and threatens to torpedo the whole campaign.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Malcolm in the Middle Season 2 – Stranded in a traffic jam, Malcolm meets his match.

Hulu: The Last Ship Season 2 – Navy Captain Tom Chandler and his crew return to the States unsure of what they will find.

• Amazon Video: Suits Season 2 – Mike’s future hangs in the balance when a friend threatens to expose him.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodside/Maspeth border – Attached one family brick home, beautifully maintained features 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, open concept kitchen and dining area w/ sliders to deck.  Asking $850,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale – Maspeth - New Listing!  Detached 2 family on oversized 28×119 lot.  Current zoning would allow for expansion.  Full finished basement, private driveway, park-like yard.  Close to all.  Asking $889,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Taqueria Santa Fe
Located at 47-08 47th Ave

Enjoy a Grilled Steak Taco made with cilantro, onions, radish and lime for $2.55.

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

Local Events 
• Flushing – 4 to 8 p.m. – 107th Crime Prevention Day.  107th Precinct, 71-07 Parsons Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Ceremony to honor service of 70 Queens community board members. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – 108th Precinct Community Council Meeting.  Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Secure Gmail: You can check your Gmail activity by scrolling to the bottom right corner and clicking “Details” underneath “Last Activity”. This will allow you to ensure that no one else is accessing your emails.

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June 27th, 2017 at 4:03 pm

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Morning Buzz: Teen found in her underwear was allegedly sexually assaulted after leaving pool hall, Massive Spectrum outage caused by vandalism

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Tuesday, June 27
Alternate side parking is suspended for Eid Al-Fitr. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 79 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Congressional Budget Office says the Senate’s healthcare bill will result in 22 million more uninsured over the next decade. 

• The White House believes Syria could be preparing for another chemical attack.

• A civil rights marker for Emmett Till on the Mississippi Freedom Trail was vandalized. 

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Swim Strong It’s time to get your swim on! Register now for July/Aug 2017 session. Clickhere for locations & schedules. Swim Strong Foundation, East Elmhurst. 
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Queens News
• Vandalism was behind the massive Spectrum outage for many Queens customers. 

• The teenage girl found unconscious and in her underwear was reportedly sexually assaulted after leaving a nearby pool hall with two men. 

• A Richmond Hill Uber driver confessed to fatally slitting his roommate’s throat. 

Politics
• The Supreme Court will allow a limited version of Trump’s travel ban and consider the full case in the fall.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo warned of a possible new tax to offset the cost of the state absorbing Medicaid expenses if AHCA passes.

Entertainment
• Kelly Osbourne says she wet herself after Starbucks wouldn’t let her use the bathroom.

• Former Britain’s Got Talent singer Susan Boyle was reportedly assaulted by teenagers near her home. 

Buzzing Back

• In 1968 Elvis Presley tapes his famous TV “comeback special.”

• In 1880 blind-deaf author & lecturer Helen Keller is born in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Opinion
• Even if parts of Trump’s travel ban are legal, they’re still bad policy, the NY Daily News said.

• Senators with the IDC need to work with mainline Democrats to protect reproductive rights in New York State, Heidi L. Sieck writes in the Times Union.

In the Blogs
• A GoFundMe is raising money to help victims of the Glendale fire. 

• A (hopefully) friendly raccoon took a ride on the subway this weekend. 

Trending in New York
• #NBAAwards
• Russ
• James Harden
• #TuesdayThoughts
• Miranda Kerr

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (41-33) beat the White Sox, 6-5. They continue their series against the White Sox in Chicago at 8:10 p.m.

• The Mets (34-41) are traveling to Miami to take on the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One – A Star Wars Story Wed June 28th 8-10pm A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star’s blueprints in this “Star Wars” spin-off. Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
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Real Estate
• Facade work is complete on this Jackson Avenue high rise. 

• For Sale – Woodside/Maspeth border – Attached one family brick home, beautifully maintained features 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, open concept kitchen and dining area w/ sliders to deck.  Asking $850,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale – Maspeth - New Listing!  Detached 2 family on oversized 28×119 lot.  Current zoning would allow for expansion.  Full finished basement, private driveway, park-like yard.  Close to all.  Asking $889,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Kew Gardens – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo on 120th Street for $471,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Nintendo is launching the mini SNES Classic in September complete with an unreleased game.

• The Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile fleet now contains a drone.

Events
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – NYC Parks to cut the ribbon on the very first playground to be fully reconstructed through the community parks initiative. Van Alst Playground, 29th Avenue between 14th Street and 21st Street.

• LIC – 11 a.m. – WTC Plaque Dedication Ceremony for Firefighter Nicholas J. DeMasi. Ladder 116, 37-20 29th St.

• LIC – Noon – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and ACE Programs for the Homeless cut the ribbon on new Long Island City office location. 30-30 Northern Boulevard, Suite B100.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – NYC Small Business Services presents seminar in Mandarin on signing a commercial lease. Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave.

• Flushing – 4 to 8 p.m. – 107th Crime Prevention Day.  107th Precinct, 71-07 Parsons Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Ceremony to honor service of 70 Queens community board members. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard.

• Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – 108th Precinct Community Council Meeting.  Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th Street

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June 27th, 2017 at 12:52 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Supreme Court allows limited travel ban, Concrete floor partially collapses at LIC construction site

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Monday, June 26

Top Stories 
• The Supreme Court allowed a limited version of Trump’s travel banto go into effect and will hear arguments for the case in October.

• The CEO of Amtrak stepped down after months of transit problems.

Queens News
• Several workers were injured after a concrete floor partially collapsed at a construction site in LIC.

• A man was arrested for fatally stabbing his roommate in their Richmond Hill home.

• A driver was killed and a teen was injured after running a red light and crashing into a truck.

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Spy City: A History of Espionage in New York Sun July 2nd 3-4:30pm Explore New York’s finest hotels, most elegant office towers, its toughest docks and most derelict tenements, through the eyes of an active agent. $15 Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria.

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Subway Status 
• Northbound 6 trains are running with delays due to signal problems at Parkchester,

• There is no A train service between 168 St and Inwood-207 St in both directions Due to a train with mechanical problems at 168 St. Expect delays on A and C train service in both directions.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expy and Wythe Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 5 – Astoria Blvd and START ROUTE Grand Central Pkwy; I-278; Exit – 29th St.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Northern Boulevard; NY 25A and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Fire department activity on Myrtle Ave both directions between Cooper Ave and 72nd St all lanes closed until further notice.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

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

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

Sports
• The Yankees head to Chicago to start a four-game series with the White Sox. First pitch at 8:10 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• American Ninja Warrior(NBC, 8PM) – A qualifying round in Daytona Beach features such obstacles as the Rolling Pin and Wingnuts.

• Preacher (AMC, 9PM) – Jesse, Tulip and Cassidy track down a lead from heaven to find out more about who the cowboy is and why he’s trying to kill them.

• Incredible Edible America (FOOD, 10PM) – Jeff Dunham and his wife discover some of the most outrageous dishes Texas has to offer.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Raising Hope Season 1 – Jimmy becomes a single parent to an infant after the mother he had a one-night stand with ends up on death row.

• Hulu: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Season 1 – Guy Fieri rolls out to visit America’s favorite diners, drive-ins and dives.

• Amazon Video: Just Add Magic Season 1 – Kelly Quinn and her two best friends stumble upon her grandmother’s mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Hollis – New Listing! Large studio apt w/ separate kitchen and living room.  Parking in building and laundry on site.  A Must See!!  Asking $80,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Maspeth – Large 2 Family Home. Features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, hardwood floors, fenced property. Asking $925,000 CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

Local Eats of the Day

• Don Pollo
Located at 41-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Enjoy an order of Arroz Chaufa, Peruvian style fried rice with beef or chicken for $12.

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

Local Events 
• Jackson Heights – 7 p.m. – Anti-IDC activists host a “Where is Peralta?” District 13 Town Hall. Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37-06 77th St.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m – Community Board 7 Willets Point Redevelopment Meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Safe Browsing: You can encrypt your communications with many major websites and make your browsing more secure by using the HTTPS Everywhere extension on your browser. Click here to learn more.

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June 26th, 2017 at 4:32 pm

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Morning Buzz: Woodside teen found in underwear in possible sexual assault, Glendale fire injures 11 firefighters

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Monday, June 26

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 80.

Top Stories
• At least nine people have died and 30 went missing after a Colombian tourist boat sank in the waters.

• Both Democratic and Republican senators called for delaying the vote on the Obamacare repeal bill.

• Thousands of New Yorkers hit the streets to celebrate the Pride Parade, which included an appearance by Chelsea Manning.

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Spy City: A History of Espionage in New York Sun July 2nd 3-4:30pm Explore New York’s finest hotels, most elegant office towers, its toughest docks and most derelict tenements, through the eyes of an active agent. $15 Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Queens News
• Cops are investigating a possible sexual assault after a Woodside teen was found lying in only her underwear.

• A Richmond Hill street vendor was pinned against his van after a driver tried to parallel park.

• A five-alarm fire erupted at a Glendale grocery store on Saturday, injuring 11 firefighters.

Politics
• White House senior adviser Steve Bannon once hired mayoral candidate Bo Dietl to investigate his ex-wife.

• Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is starting his own podcast called “Stay Tuned with Preet.”

Entertainment
• See the complete list of winners from this year’s BET Awards, hosted by SNL’s Leslie Jones.

Weekend Box Office
• Transformers: The Last Knight – $45 million
• Cars 3 – $25 million
• Wonder Woman – $25 million
• 47 Meters Down – $7 million
• All Eyez on Me – $5.8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1975 Sonny and Cher’s divorce becomes final

• In 1974 NY Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is born in Pequannock, New Jersey

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Brooklyn Diocese is putting forward a gesture of good faith by starting its own abuse-compensation fund.

• The Post says hopefully, de Blasio and Cuomo will stop fighting and actually take action on the subways.

In the Blogs
• A Sunnyside street will soon be named after late civic leader Gert McDonald.

• A new outdoor beer garden is set to open on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills.

Trending in New York
• Remy Ma
• Chance the Rapper
• Irv Gotti
• #TwinPeaks
• #UFCOKC

Scoreboard
• The Mets (34-41) complete the sweep of the Giants, 8-2.

• The Yankees (40-33) fell short against the Rangers, 7-6. They head to Chicago to start a four-game series with the White Sox. First pitch at 8:10 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba Mon June 26th 11am-12pm This timeless fairy tale finds Cinderella and her Prince in a Samba contest at the Carnival Ball.  Dry Harbor Playground, 80th Street & Myrtle Avenue, Glendale
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Real Estate
• The attorney general approved 123 new condo units to go up in Queens.

• For Sale – Glendale – New Listing! Beautiful one family home move in ready features wood floors throughout, LR, FDR, 3BRs and 3 bath.  Finished porch, finished basement, rear porch with awning, driveway & yard.  Asking $729,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Hollis – New Listing! Large studio apt w/ separate kitchen and living room.  Parking in building and laundry on site.  A Must See!!  Asking $80,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Glen Oaks – A four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot house at 83-23 248th Street for $930,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday, 63-year-old Kenneth Ramsawak, an NYPD traffic agent, was arrested and charged with assault. Earlier that day, 35-year-old school safety agent Shereese Miller was also arrested on assault charges.

Events
• Glendale – 11 a.m. – CityParks PuppetMobile presents: Cinderella Samba.  Dry Harbor Playground, 80th St & Myrtle Ave.

• Jackson Heights – 7 p.m. – Anti-IDC activists host a “Where is Peralta?” District 13 Town Hall. Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37-06 77th St.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m – Community Board 7 Willets Point Redevelopment Meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

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June 26th, 2017 at 10:57 am

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Afternoon Buzz: Broadcast icon Gabe Pressman dead at 93, Toddler beaten by father dies

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Friday, June 23

Top Stories 
• A mistrial was declared in the case of a former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man.

• Famous New York TV reporter, Gabe Pressman, died at the age of 93 after six decades of reporting.

Queens News
• A fruit vendor in Ozone Park was injured after he was struck by a car and pinned between the vehicle and a van.

• Residents and local groups plan to hold a town hall with or without Senator Jose Peralta who promised to hold a meeting.

• Officials broke ground on a new elementary school in Jackson Heights.

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Maspeth Beer Festival Fri June 23rd 6-10pm Presented by the Kiwanis Cub of Maspeth. Live Music, Local Breweries, Food Vendors.  $60, $10 Designated Driver Ticket available.Purchase tickets here. Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth 
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Subway Status 
• F trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at Jay St-MetroTech.

• 4 and 5 trains are running with delays after an incident at Franklin Av.

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

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Bulova Ave; I-278and 31st St.

• Accident on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound just past Exit 6 – 94th St left lane blocked.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and 31st St; Hoyt Ave.

• Accident investigation on 35th Ave both directions at Prince St all lanes closed until further notice.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between I-495 Long Island Expy and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza

• Collapsed Sewer Grate on I-678 service road southbound at 69th Rd; Ramp left lane closed until further notice.

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

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

Sports
Friday
• The Mets begin a three-game series with the Giants in San Francisco. First pitch at 10:15 p.m.
• The Bombers start a three-game set with the Rangers at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ take on the Giants at 7:15 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Rangers in a 1:05 p.m. matinee.
Sunday
• The Mets finish their series with the Giants with a 4:05 p.m. matchup.
• The Yankees finish their home stand against the Rangers at 2:05 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• The Originals (CW, 8PM) – Season 4 ends with the Mikaelsons out of options as they face the all-powerful and indestructible entity known as The Hollow.

• Dark Matter (SYFY, 9PM) – Unbeknownst to the rest of the crew, Three has been trapped in a time loop, reliving the same day.

• Josh Gates’ Destination Truth (TRAVEL, 10PM) – Josh Gates sets out to the Great Wall of China, chasing reports about spirits of soldiers. Then, he heads to Tel Aviv to investigate an aquatic mystery.

Stream Picks of the Day

 Netflix: Glow Season 1 – A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles.

• Hulu: Tarzan – A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.

• Amazon Video: Paterson – A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.

Real Estate

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat June 24th 1-3pm  63-30 75th Place, Middle Village – Semi detached 2 family home features 6 rooms, 3 BRs each apt.  Full finished basement w/ entrance to private yard, 1 car garage.  Only 1/2 block to Juniper Park.  Asking $1.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

 OPEN HOUSE – Sat June 24th and Sun June 25th 11am-1pm 74-48 Cypress Hill Street, Glendale – Detached 2 family home VACANT ON TITLE features new kitchens, bathrooms, windows, front & back stoops. 3 bedrooms over 2 bedrooms, full finished basement, wood floors, private yard.  Asking $799,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-821-5999

Local Eats of the Day

 T-Swirl Crepe 
Located at 3616 30th Ave.

Enjoy their popular Strawberry Banana Crepe made with sliced strawberries, sliced bananas, custard cream, whipped yogurt, chocolate pearls and crushed pistachio for $6.57.

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

Local Events 
• Maspeth – 6 p.m. – Maspeth Beer Festival.  Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave.
• Woodhaven - 6 to 8:30 p.m. – “Pay-One-Price” Carousel Party.  Forest Park Carousel, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of: The Color Purple (Spielberg Summer Series).  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Briarwood – 8 p.m. – Archbishop Molloy HS Celebrates the Life of Katrina Vetrano.  83-53 Manton St.

Saturday
• LIC – 10 a.m. – Group Ride to Billy Joel’s 20th Century Cycles.  Harley Davidson of NYC, 42-11 Northern Blvd.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Backlots Art Festival.  Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th St.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Learn to Brew: Brewing 101.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Elmhurst – Noon – Elmhurst United rallies against renewal contract for Pan Am homeless shelter. 79-00 Queens Blvd.
• Woodhaven – Noon – Woodhaven BBQ to Thank Our Vets.  American Legion Post 188, 89-01 91st St.
• Bayside – Noon to 3 p.m. – Family Fun Day @ Fort Totten’s Parade Grounds.  208 Totten Ave.
• Woodside – Noon to 4 p.m. – Worldwide Woodside 2017.  Woodside Ave btwn 60th & 62nd St.
• Corona – Noon to 4 p.m. – Bug Day.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – Screening of The Color Purple (Spielberg Summer Series) Museum of the Moving, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 2 to 3:30 p.m. – Storytime & Crafts.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• LIC - 2 to 6 p.m. – Pop-Up Zine Fair.  Artists & Craftsman Supply Co., 34-09 Queens Blvd.
• Middle Village – 3 p.m. – Relay for Life of Middle Village.  Juniper Valley Park Track, 74-01 Juniper Blvd North.
• Astoria – 4 p.m. – Screening of Empire of the Sun.  (Spielberg Summer Series)  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria - 7 p.m. – Screening of Always. (Spielberg Summer Series) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

Sunday
• Middle Village – 7 a.m. – Closing Ceremony for Relay for Life of Middle Village.  Juniper Valley Park Track, 74-01 Juniper Blvd. North.
 Astoria – 11 a.m. – Backlots Art Festival.  Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th St.
• Flushing – Noon to 5 p.m. – Taking It To The Streets: 1950’s Through the Lens of Frank Larson. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Flushing – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Buzz on Bees.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Astoria – 3 p.m. – Screening and Live Event: Thelma & Louise.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Gmail Themes: You can pick a theme to change your Gmail background or use one of your photos as your background.

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June 23rd, 2017 at 4:23 pm

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Morning Buzz: Undercover cop busts man raising fighting dogs, Man sues Elmhurst Hospital for amputating arm

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Friday, June 23

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms in the morning with clouds in the afternoon. High of 87. Showers likely on Saturday and a high of 88. Sunday will be sunny and 84 degrees.

Top Stories
• Senate Republicans finally unveiled their Obamacare repeal bill, but some GOP lawmakers and former President Obama are not on board.

• A white St. Louis police officer shot a black off-duty cop who was trying to assist a car chase near his home.

• Mayor de Blasio unveiled a new plan to close Rikers Island, but tasked the City Council with choosing locations for small jails.

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Archbishop Molloy High School Celebrates the Life of Karina Vetrano Fri June 23rd8pm A memorial event that celebrates the life of a beloved late alumnae. This is a vigil and relay walk/run event. Memorial dedication and mass at conclusion of event. Archbishop Molloy H/S, 83-53 Manton St, Briarwood
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Queens News
• An undercover Queens cop busted a man who raised fighting dogs and tried to sell a pit bull pup.

• A man is suing Elmhurst Hospital for $100 million for partially amputating his right arm.

• The last member of a Queens clan busted for importing cocaine through a pizzeria was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo threatened to call a special session to renewal mayoral control of schools.

• Donald Trump admitted that he doesn’t have tapes of conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey.

Entertainment
• Ron Howard has agreed to direct the next Star Wars film about Han Solo following a surprising shakeup.

• Lin-Manuel Miranda, RuPaul and Shonda Rhimes are among the celebrities joining the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Buzzing Back

• In 1992 the Teflon Don sentenced to life

• In 1980 actress Melissa Rauch is born in Marlboro, New Jersey

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal bill is worse than the House legislation.

• The Post says the Democrats’ real problem is that their true face is represented by Nancy Pelosi.

In the Blogs
• Here are the three local students won the the 112th Precinct’s essay contest.

• A south Queens assemblywoman is circulating a petition for reactivating a defunct rail line.

Trending in New York
Spurs
#LakeShow
#CamilaOnFallon
Josh Hart
Johnny Depp

Scoreboard
• The Mets (31-41) were swept by the Dodgers, 6-3.

• The Yankees (39-31) fell to the Angels, 10-5.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets begin a three-game series with the Giants in San Francisco. First pitch at 10:15 p.m.
• The Bombers start a three-game set with the Rangers at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ take on the Giants at 7:15 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Rangers in a 1:05 p.m. matinee.
Sunday
• The Mets finish their series with the Giants with a 4:05 p.m. matchup.
• The Yankees finish their home stand against the Rangers at 2:05 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Maspeth Beer Festival Fri June 23rd 6-10pm Presented by the Kiwanis Cub of Maspeth. Live Music, Local Breweries, Food Vendors.  $60, $10 Designated Driver Ticket available.Purchase tickets here. Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth
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Real Estate
• Charles B. Wang Community Health Center has filed plans for a nine-story medical office building in Flushing.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat June 24th 1-3pm  63-30 75th Place, Middle Village – Semi detached 2 family home features 6 rooms, 3 BRs each apt.  Full finished basement w/ entrance to private yard, 1 car garage.  Only 1/2 block to Juniper Park.  Asking $1.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

OPEN HOUSE – Sat June 24th and Sun June 25th 11am-1pm 74-48 Cypress Hill Street, Glendale – Detached 2 family home VACANT ON TITLE features new kitchens, bathrooms, windows, front & back stoops. 3 bedrooms over 2 bedrooms, full finished basement, wood floors, private yard.  Asking $799,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-821-5999

• Sold – Laurelton – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 912-square-foot house at 137-21 220th Place for $485,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater recommends going to these restaurants in Elmhurst and Flushing if you’re looking for great Taiwanese food.

• Lobster Joint’s concessions stand in Rockaway is one of the best spots for a lobster roll this summer.

Restaurant ABC’s – Hillcrest
Grade A – Jen Restaurant, 178-23 Jamaica Ave. – Filth flies.
Grade B – Swan Lake Asian Fusion, 83-30 Parsons Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Bella Pizza and Grill, 89-17A 165th St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cross-contamination, Evidence of mice, Live roaches. Food contact surface not properly washed.

Events
Sunnyside8:30 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer attends PS 150 graduation ceremony. 40-01 43rd Ave.

LIC9 a.m. – Councilman Van Bramer attends PS 112 graduation ceremony. 25-05 37th Ave.

LIC9:30 a.m. – Councilman Van Bramer attends PS/IS 78’s graduation ceremony. 46-08 5th St.

Sunnyside10 a.m. – Councilman Van Bramer attends PS 70’s graduation ceremony. 30-44 43rd St.

Woodside10:30 a.m. – Councilman Van Bramer attends PS 11’s graduation ceremony. 58-02 Roosevelt Ave.

Flushing11:30 a.m. – Queensboro Symphony Chamber Music Society.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

HolliswoodNoon – Assemblyman David Weprin speaks out against hate graffiti at Holliswood Hospital site. 87-37 Palermo St.

Astoria1 p.m. – Late Astoria teen killed in hit-and-run honored with street co-naming ceremony. 19th St. and Ditmars Blvd.

Far Rockaway1:45 p.m. – Mayoral candidate Paul Massey holds press conference on Built It Back program. 211 Beach 117th St.

LIC2 p.m. – Local elected officials, community leaders rally to reopen FDNY Engine Company 261. 37-20 29th St.

Maspeth6 p.m. – Maspeth Beer Festival.  Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Avenue

Woodhaven - 6 to 8:30 p.m. – “Pay-One-Price” Carousel Party.  Forest Park Carousel, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive

Astoria7 p.m. – Screening of: The Color Purple (Spielberg Summer Series).  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave

Briarwood8 p.m. – Archbishop Molloy HS Celebrates the Life of Katrina Vetrano.  83-53 Manton Street
Saturday
LIC10 a.m. – Group Ride to Billy Joel’s 20th Century Cycles.  Harley Davidson of NYC, 42-11 Northern Blvd.
Astoria11 a.m. – Backlots Art Festival.  Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th Street
Astoria11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Learn to Brew: Brewing 101.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue
ElmhurstNoon – Elmhurst United rallies against renewal contract for Pan Am homeless shelter. 79-00 Queens Blvd.
WoodhavenNoon – Woodhaven BBQ to Thank Our Vets.  American Legion Post 188, 89-01 91st Street
BaysideNoon to 3 p.m. – Family Fun Day @ Fort Totten’s Parade Grounds.  208 Totten Avenue
WoodsideNoon to 4 p.m. – Worldwide Woodside 2017.  Woodside Ave btwn 60th & 62nd Streets
CoronaNoon to 4 p.m. – Bug Day.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
Astoria1 p.m. – Screening of The Color Purple (Spielberg Summer Series) Museum of the Moving, 36-01 35th Avenue
Flushing2 to 3:30 p.m. – Storytime & Crafts.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street
LIC - 2 to 6 p.m. – Pop-Up Zine Fair.  Artists & Craftsman Supply Co., 34-09 Queens Blvd.
Middle Village3 p.m. – Relay for Life of Middle Village.  Juniper Valley Park Track, 74-01 Juniper Blvd North
Astoria4 p.m. – Screening of Empire of the Sun.  (Spielberg Summer Series)  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
Astoria - 7 p.m. – Screening of Always. (Spielberg Summer Series) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave
Sunday
Middle Village7 a.m. – Closing Ceremony for Relay for Life of Middle Village.  Juniper Valley Park Track, 74-01 Juniper Blvd. North
Astoria11 a.m. – Backlots Art Festival.  Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th Street
FlushingNoon to 5 p.m. – Taking It To The Streets: 1950’s Through the Lens of Frank Larson. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Flushing1 to 2:30 p.m.Buzz on Bees.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street
Astoria3 p.m. – Screening and Live Event: Thelma & Louise.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave

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June 23rd, 2017 at 11:08 am

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Afternoon Buzz: Senate Republicans unveil health care bill, Brooklyn Diocese sets up funds for victims of clergy sex abuse

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Thursday, June 22

Top Stories 
• Senate Republicans released their health care bill with significant cuts to Medicaid.

• A Bronx man accused of attempting to aid ISIS was arrested at JFK Airport.

Queens News
• The Brooklyn Diocese set up a fund to compensate parishioners who experienced sexual abuse in the past.

• Police are searching for a missing 1-year-old boy who was in the temporary care of his aunt.

• Mayor De Blasio released his plan to shut down Rikers Island within the next decade.

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Taking it to the Streets: 1950s NY through the Lens of Frank Larson Weekends Jun 25th - Aug 6th 12-5pm Documenting New York in the 1950s, capturing the humble, the mundane and the ordinary. $5 Suggested Donation. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing.

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Subway Status 
• 4 trains are running with delays after an earlier incident between Woodlawn and Mosholu Pkwy.

• E,F,M and R trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at Forest Hills-71 Av.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound from Exit 17E – I-278 to Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expy to Wythe Ave

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from NY 25; Queens Blvd to Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound from Exit 7 – LaGuardia Airport to RFK Bridge.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Northern Blvd; NY 25A to Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza.

• Accident on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound at Exit 11 – Jewel Ave; Ramp left lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from I-495 Long Island Expy to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

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

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from 30th St to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Mets conclude their series against the Dodgers in LA at 10:10 p.m.

• The Yankees host the Angels for the finale of their three-game series at 7:05 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Hollywood Game Night(NBC, 8PM) – In the Season 5 premiere, the celebrity players are Tony Hale; Anna Chlumsky; Matt Walsh; Christian Serratos; Josh McDermitt; and Lauren Cohan.

The Mist (SPIKE, 10PM) – In the series premiere, a mysterious mist overruns a small town and threatens its inhabitants.

The Night Shift (NBC, 10PM) – Jordan and Drew perform a daring rescue in the Season 4 opener. Also: Paul deals with fallout from standing up to his father.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: The Ranch Season 1- The son of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football career to run the family business.

• Hulu: Kitchen Nightmares Season 4 – Chef Gordon Ramsay travels the country visiting some of the most unsanitary and unsuccessful restaurants in America.

• Amazon Video: Miss You Already – The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Ridgewood – Multi-family house. Features 6 bedrooms, 2 full bath, 1 half bath. Asking $900,000 Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700 

• For Sale – Middle Village – Semi-detached 2 family brick. Features 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, oak floors, granite kitchens, central A/C, private driveway with 2 car storage. Asking $1,208,888  Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

Local Eats of the Day

• Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices and Ice Cream
Located at 73-01 Metropolitan Ave.

Cool off with a delicious Italian ice at this popular spot.

Click here to view their menu.

Local Events 
• Jamaica - 5:30 p.m. – QEDC Workshop: Signing a Commercial Lease – What You Need to Know!  NYC Business Solutions Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd floor.

• Glendale – 6 p.m. – Christopher Agostino’s Storyface.  Dry Harbor Playground, 80th Street & Myrtle Ave.

• LIC - 6:30 p.m. – Justice for All Coalition hosts community march and rally. March begins at Jacob Riis Community Center, 10-25 41st Ave. Rally to take place after at Queensboro Plaza.

 Bayside – 7 p.m. – Meeting of Community District Education Council 26. MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St.

 Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Silent Movie Night “Kiki.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.

 Middle Village – 7:45 p.m. – Juniper Park Civic Association Meeting.  Our Lady of Hope, 71st Street & Eliot Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Drive Shortcuts: If you’re an avid user of Google Drive, check out these keyboard shortcuts to increase your productivity.

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June 22nd, 2017 at 4:11 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by MK Vision Center in Forest Hills

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Thursday, June 22

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 81 degrees.

Top Stories
• Governor Cuomo granted clemency to the ground zero worker facing deportation. 

• The stabbing of a police office at a Michigan airport is being called an ‘act of terrorism.

• The state legislature ended their session without extending Mayor de Blasio’s control of City schools.

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Taking it to the Streets: 1950s NY through the Lens of Frank Larson Weekends Jun 25th - Aug 6th 12-5pm Documenting New York in the 1950s, capturing the humble, the mundane and the ordinary. $5 Suggested Donation. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• The two companies at the center of Tuesday’s construction accident in Astoria are now under a federal investigation. 

• A second man has been convicted in the shooting death of a 14-year-old girl in South Jamaica. 

• A Queens man is planning to sue Elmhurst hospital after botched medical care led to him losing his hand.

Politics
• Senator Schumer vowed to monitor HUD housing in Brooklyn where President Trump owns a stake.

• Lawmakers passed a bill to bar sex offenders from driving for ride-hailing services in New York. 

Entertainment
• Another new Game of Thrones trailer has fans buzzing with anticipation for season 7. 

• Here’s everything that’s coming and going from Netflix in July. 

Buzzing Back

• In 2008 comedian George Carlin dies

• In 1949 actress Meryl Streep is born in Summit, New Jersey

Opinion
• Borough presidents Adams and Diaz have a lot of good ideas in their plan to expand access to gifted and talented programs, the NY Post says.

• Ground zero responder Carlos Cardona earned his place in the country so it’s only fair he gets the stay, the NY Daily News says.

In the Blogs
• Queens Senator Michael Gianaris introduced his own plan to solve the MTA’s woes.

• A driverless Q58 bus rolled from Ridgewood to Bushwick before crashing into a fence.

Trending in New York
• Phil Jackson
• #SEAvORL
• #RHONY
• #NHLAwards
• Kristaps

Scoreboard
• The Mets (31-40) fell to the Dodgers, 8-2. They conclude their series against the Dodgers in LA at 10:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (39-30) snapped their losing streak with a win of the Angels, 8-4. They host the Angels for the finale of their three-game series at 7:05 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Learn to Brew: Brewing 101 Sat June 24th 11am-3pm Covering the basic beer brewing process through live demonstration and conduct a tasting and discussion of the makeup and flavor profiles of 6 popular beer styles. $75 Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Officials are set to break ground on a new school at the former site of a White Castle in Jackson Heights.

• OPEN HOUSE –  Sat June 24th 12-2pm  60-70 68th Street, Maspeth  Detached brick 2 family w/ driveway & garage.  Wood floors, ample sunlight, closets & storage galore!  Close to Juniper Park, schools, shopping & transportation.  Asking $845,000  Ania Sikorski  Home Hunters Real Estate  917-224-0659

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat June 24th 11am-1pm  71-03 Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village  Semi detached one family features 3 bedrooms, large living room, full basement, private driveway & yard.  Asking $699,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Ozone Park – A one-family home with two bathrooms on 87th Street for $459,000. Zillow.

Style & Fashion
• Denim sandals are apparently the new must-have item. 

• Check out Rihanna’s new collection for Manolo Blahnik. 

Events
• Ridgewood 10:30 a.m. – Elder Financial Abuse Presentation.  Peter Cardella Senior Center, 68-52 Fresh Pond Road.

• Jackson Heights 2 p.m. – Dromm, NYC School Construction Authority hold groundbreaking for new Jackson Heights elementary school. 69-01 34th Ave.

• Jamaica 5:30 p.m. – QEDC Workshop: Signing a Commercial Lease – What You Need to Know!  NYC Business Solutions Center, 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd floor

• Glendale – 6 p.m. – Christopher Agostino’s Storyface.  Dry Harbor Playground, 80th Street & Myrtle Ave

• LIC 6:30 p.m. – Justice for All Coalition hosts community march and rally. March begins at Jacob Riis Community Center, 10-25 41st Ave. Rally to take place after at Queensboro Plaza.

 Bayside – 7 p.m. – Meeting of Community District Education Council 26. MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St.

 Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Silent Movie Night “Kiki.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue

 Middle Village – 7:45 p.m. – Juniper Park Civic Association Meeting.  Our Lady of Hope, 71st Street & Eliot Avenue

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June 22nd, 2017 at 1:35 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Michigan airport officer stabbed in possible terrorism act, Shoplifter attacks Duane Reade worker

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Wednesday, June 21

Top Stories 
• An officer was stabbed in a possible terror incident at Bishop Internantionl Airport in Michigan.

• The MTA announced a review of how it responds to train delays after extensive problems in subway service.

Queens News
• Police are searching for a shoplifter that punched a Duane Reade worker in Astoria.

• A man was charged in the death of a man who was found shot over an alleged drug dispute last year.

• Two men attacked and robbed a man outside a grocery store in Richmond Hill.

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Summer Solstice Festival Wed June 21st 5pm – Sundown Celebrate the longest and most light-filled day of the year! Also, the unveiling of our Folly/Function exhibit. Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Blvd & Broadway, LIC
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Subway Status 
• 2 and 5 trains are running with delays in both directions due to signal problems at Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College.

• Q trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at 96 St.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 34th Ave and Exit 3 – Astoria Boulevard; Hoyt Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 8 – Ditmars Blvd and START ROUTE Grand Central Pkwy; I-278; Exit – 29th St.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expy and Exit 15 – Union Turnpike.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main S.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge

• Delays on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge westbound from ramp from Gowanus Expwy and 92nd St  Staten Island bound, due to volume.

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

Sports
• The Amazins’ take the Dodgers in Los Angeles again at 10:10 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Angels at Yankee Stadium. First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Big Pacific (PBS, 8PM) – The premiere of the series about the creatures that live in the Pacific Ocean, which covers a third of the Earth’s surface.

• The Carmichael Show (NBC, 9PM) – Cynthia reacts negatively to a birthday gift she receives from Jerrod and Maxine.

• Fargo (FX, 10PM) – Gloria follows the money, Nikki plays a game and Emmit learns a lesson about progress from Varga.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Moana – In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Hulu: Cloverfield – A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

Amazon Video: Red Oaks – A coming-of-age comedy set in the “go-go” 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end–and the future begins.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Floral Park – One bedroom co-op in a great location.  New bath, oak floors.  Close to LIRR and shopping.  Maintenance includes heat, hot water and cooking gas.  Asking $239,000  Dave Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

• For Sale – Flushing – Condo, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, additional room for office or bedroom. Asking $699,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

Local Eats of the Day

Uncle Jimmy’s Pizzeria
Located at 41-10 49th St.

Enjoy a personal cheese pizza for $6.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online

Local Events 
• Glendale – 6 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Ridgewood Reservoir Community Listening Meeting.  St. Pancras School, 68-20 Myrtle Avenue

 New Hyde Park – 7:30 p.m. – Alive & Kickin’ perform. Sponsored by Maspeth Federal Savings. Memorial Field, Lincoln Avenue

 Jamaica – 9 p.m. – The Rod Stewart Experience.  Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Facebook Shortcuts: You can navigate through Facebook using keyboard shortcuts. Click here to view the list.

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Written by QTadmin

June 22nd, 2017 at 7:15 am

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