Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: College Point fire injures 9 firefighters, Young girl abused and robbed at playground

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Friday, July 22

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon with a high of 96 degrees. It will be sunny all weekend but still hot, with temperatures in the mid-90s.

Top Stories
• More than a dozen people were hurt after a double-decker tour bus swerved away from a taxi and hit a tree near Central Park.

• Police officers drove away a suspected bomb from Times Square after a device was thrown into their car.

• The NBA announced it would move its All-Star Game away from North Carolina due to the state’s controversial bathroom bill.

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Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fri July 22nd 8:30pm Come early to get a spot, and bring a chair or blanket. Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village
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Queens News
• A fire ripped through a three-story building in College Point, injuring nine firefighters and destroying several businesses.

• A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing and robbing a 12-year-old girl at Bowne Playground.

• The Islanders are having secret talks with the Mets about building a new hockey arena next to Citi Field.

Politics
• Here are the New Yorkers who will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention next week.

• Fox News announced chairman Roger Ailes will step down amid allegations of sexual harassment.

Entertainment
• Billy Joel led a giant birthday singalong for Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday at MSG.

• Fans should rejoice as Netflix has renewed Daredevil for a third season.

Buzzing Back

• In 1991, cannibal and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was caught. Sentenced to 15 life terms, he survived one murder attempt, but was killed by another inmate in November of 1994.

• In 2013, Prince George of Cambridge was born in London. The son of Prince William and Duchess Catherine, he is third in line to the English throne.

Opinion
• The Times says Donald Trump offered no solutions and instead opted to terrify voters into supporting him with his dark speech.

• Other the other hand, the Post says Trump nailed his speech beautifully, balancing policy and principle.

In the Blogs
• A free concert in Sunnyside will celebrate Turkey and honor the victims of Istanbul.

• The Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) met to discuss the zoning of the Glendale Yeshiva.

Trending in New York
#GirlsTalkBoysMusicVideo
Jon Stewart
#ColdWater
#BeforeIVoteForTrump
#ICCMelb

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (48-47) snapped their winning streak with a 4-1 loss to the Orioles.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets start a three-game series in Miami. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees host one of the hottest teams in baseball in the Giants. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Yankees and San Francisco get underway at 4:10 p.m.
• The Mets take on the Marlins at 7:10 p.m. in Miami.
Sunday
• The Mets and Miami wrap up their weekend series in a 1:10 p.m. matinee.
• The Yankees and Giants play the third of three. First pitch is at 1:05 p.m.

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Katz Concert Series Sun July 24th 5pm Alive N’ Kickin’ – A cover band performing hits from the 60’s to today! Fort Totten, 208 Totten Avenue, Bayside www.QueensBP.org/KatzConcerts
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Real Estate
• Port Authority will contribute $600 million to the next phase of the LaGuardia Airport redevelopment.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 23rd  10-11am  71-32 68th Place, Glendale.  Fantastic 4 family in great condition on 25×90 lot.  Won’t Last!  Asking $1,199,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 23rd  12-3pm  107-46 89th Street, Ozone Park.  Detached 1 family with fenced in front yard.  3 bedrooms, full bath, semi-finished basement, fenced in backyard.  Asking $489,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – A five-bedroom, two-bath, 2,902-square-foot multi-family home at 79-35 Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens Hills for $810,000.

Eating Out
• Here’s the hottest restaurants in Queens right now according to Eater.

• The food lineup at this weekend’s Panorama Festival might be more impressive than the musical acts.

Restaurant ABC’s – Jackson Heights
Grade A – Merit Kabab Palace, 37-67 74th St. – Personal cleanliness inadequate, Wiping cloths soiled
Grade B – La Abundancia, 88-26 37th Ave. – Filth flies, Food not protect from possible contamination
Grade C – Don Alex, 95-04 37th Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food cross-contaminated, Sanitized equipment improperly stored

Events
Hillcrest – 11 a.m. – FDNY hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for new EMS Station 50. 159-10 Goethals Ave.

LIC – 1:15 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Parks rename Queensbridge Park Esplanade in honor of Elizabeth McQueen. Queensbridge Park, 41st Ave. and Vernon Blvd.

Forest Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Louis C.K.’s One Night Only. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place

Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Guys and Dolls. Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.

Middle Village – 8:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd. North

Saturday
Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Blood Drive. Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-12 91st St.
• Flushing – 10 a.m. – Colonial Craft Corner. $15. Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave.
Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Broadway “Astoria” SummerFest. Broadway from Steinway to 47th Streets
Douglaston – 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Young Chefs – Red, White & Blue. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Corona – 2 to 9 p.m. – From Forest Hills: Birthplace of Punk to Rockaway Beach. Queen Museum. NYC Bldg, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
• Long Island City – 1 p.m. – Screening: Gotham Fish Tales. Free. Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway
Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Chris Stapleton with guest Brandy Clark. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
Rockaway – 7 to 10 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco Skate party. Beach 108th Street Roller Rink
• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Dance Festival. Free. Rufus King Park, 150th St. & Jamaica Ave.
Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – 3rd Annual Astoria Flea & Food. Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St.
Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Guys and Dolls. Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.

Sunday
Glendale – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Glendale/Ridgewood Kiwanis Summer Street Fair. Myrtle Ave. from Forest Ave. to Fresh Pond Road
Middle Village – 2:30 p.m. – Guys and Dolls. Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.
• Flushing – 3:30 p.m. – High and Mighty Brass Band. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Jackson Heights – 4 p.m. – Capulli Dance Company. Free. Travers Park, 78th St. & 34th Ave.
Bayside – 5 p.m. – Katz Concert Series: Alive ‘n Kickin’.  Fort Totten, 208 Totten Ave.
LIC – 6 to 10 p.m. – Quiet Clubbing Sunday Funday. LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd.

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July 22nd, 2016 at 8:54 am

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Morning Buzz: NYPD in standoff with man in Columbus Circle, New greenmarket opens in Flushing

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Thursday, July 21

Weather
• Sunny skies with a high of 89.

Top Stories
• Police are in a standoff with a man in Columbus Circle after he threw a hoax bomb at a police van.

• Senator Ted Cruz was booed soundly last night after he refused to endorse Donald Trump in his speech before the RNC.

• Cops in Florida shot and wounded an African-American therapist with his hands up while he tried to help a troubled autistic boy in his care.

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Remember Our Fallen Heroes Memorial Service Thurs July 21st 7pm Join the community to show support for officers in the line of duty. Wear blue bows or bring a candle. Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th St. & Grand Ave.
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Queens News
• The city hopes to renovate the 188th Street Bridge over the Grand Central Parkway in just ten days.

• The suspect in a Queens fatal hit-and-run was having a boozy breakfast on his porch when cops arrested him at 8:30 a.m. His license was also suspended.

• A new greenmarket is now open in downtown Flushing.

Politics
• The Observer writes that a new email leak proves that the Democratic Primary was rigged for Hillary Clinton.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo is extending a task force to protect laborers from harsh working environments and wage theft.

Entertainment
• The feds are charging that the Wolf of Wall Street, the Leo DiCaprio vehicle about a crooked stockbroker, was actually financed with stolen money.

• Jennifer Lopez and NBC are teaming up for a new reality TV dance show.

Buzzing Back

• In 2007, the final Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, was released with an initial U.S. print run of 12 million copies. Now shoo, muggle. Wingardium Leviosa!

Author Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1899.

Opinion
• A Post columnist says Ted Cruz knew exactly what he was doing during his unpopular speech at the RNC.

• Assembly minority leader Brian Kolb writes in the Queens Ledger that the governor’s START-UP NY program has failed taxpayers.

In the Blogs
• The Astoria Cove development is in trouble with the demise of the 421-a tax break.

• Confused about K2? The Maspeth Blog has a primer.

Trending in New York
Columbus Circle
#Southwest
#CrappyCompliments
#AWITKenya
#CharlesKinsey

Scoreboard
• The Mets (50-44) lost to the Cubs, 6-2. They start a three-game series in Miami tomorrow night.

• The Yankees (48-46) blanked the Orioles, 5-0. The Yankees wrap up their series with Baltimore at 1:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

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2016 Waterfront Concert Series Thurs. July 21st 7:30pm Avalon Jazz Band. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd btwn Hell Gate Bridge & the Pool, Astoria
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Real Estate
• The zany library going up in Hunters Point is finally on track for its targeted 2017 completion.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. July 23rd 11am-1pm  77-13 79th Place, Glendale.  Large 2 family in great condition! 6 rooms oer 5 rooms, many updates throughout. Vacant on title.  Asking $779,000 CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sun. July 24th 1-3pm  66-19 53rd Drive, Maspeth.  Maspeth Plateau, 1 family detached, 1.5 garage, 3 bedrooms, full basement, backyard.  Asking $725,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – A three-bedroom, one-bath, 1,500-square-foot single-family home at 22-46 81st Street in Astoria Heights for $620,000.

Style & Fashion
• Rest in the Drawer: the Post declares the tie dead.

• Summer’s not over yet! Here’s what you should buy to look your best for the rest of the season.

Events
Long Island City - 5 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer attends 7 Train Murals third birthday party. Big Alice Brewing, 8-08 43rd Rd.

Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Sunnyside Shines: Latin Jazz Liaisons. Free. Bliss Plaza, 46th St. & Queens Blvd.

Rockaways – 6:30 p.m. – State Senator James Sanders Jr., and Rock Safe Streets host community meeting discussing recent civilian and police shootings. Rockaway Youth Task Force, 19-20 Mott Ave., 2nd Floor

Rockaway - 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Art, Culture & Fun presents: Dance the Night Away. Beach 94th St. & Shorefront Pkwy.

Maspeth – 7:15 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James speaks at memorial for slain officers. Memorial Square, 69-00 Grand Ave.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – 2016 Waterfront Concert Series: Avalon Jazz Band. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd.

Woodhaven – 7:30 to 9 pm. – Another Tequila Sunrise: An Eagles tribute band. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park

Flushing – 7:45 p.m. – Queens World Film Festival encore screening of Reunification. Kissena Corridor Park, Main & Elder Streets

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July 21st, 2016 at 8:33 am

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Morning Buzz: Driver in deadly crash arrested, Flushing’s Main Street to get major overhaul

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Wednesday, July 20

Weather
• A little cooler with sunny skies and a high of 84.

Top Stories
• The lunatic who drove a truck through a crowded street in France took a smiling selfie with the vehicle just three days before the incident.

• Cops are investigating a threatening note left at a Staten Island Muslim family’s home saying someone was “coming for their baby.”

• A massive crane working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge collapsed, crushing part of the again original bridge.

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Dark Lady: A Cher Tribute Wed. July 20th 7:30pm Free Summer Concert! Limited seating…bring your own chair. Maspeth Federal Savings – Forest Hills Branch, 101-09 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills
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Queens News
• Flushing’s main Street is about to undergo a reconstruction and sidewalk widening project.

• Two Queens pols are tackling illegal tire dumping along the Clearview Expressway.

• Family and friends mourned a Queens woman who was killed in a horrific car crash, while cops take a suspect into custody.

Politics
• After being snubbed as Donald Trump’s running mate, Chris Christie auditioned for attorney general last night by putting Hillary Clinton on mock trial.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio set aside 38 hours of his time in May asking donors for money as his ratings in polls hits rock bottom.

Entertainment
• Garry Marshall, the creator of “Happy Days” and the director of Pretty Woman, died at the age of 81.

Thieves tole $1 million in jewels from Jerry Seinfeld’s ex-girlfriend.

Buzzing Back
1969…man lands on the moon! Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon while 530 million watch live. One small step for man…!

Alexander the Great, Macedonian king and military leader,was  born in Pella (modern Greece) in 356 BC.

Opinion
• A Post columnist – who is no Donald Trump fan – writes that his son delivered the speech last night at the RNC that his father never could.

• Times opinion writers note that Trump’s supposed coronation party is heavily focused on Hillary Clinton.

In the Blogs
• State Senator Joseph Addabbo will hold mobile office hours in Ridgewood tomorrow night.

• Police are looking for two suspects who shot a man on Steinway Street in Astoria.

Trending in New York
Garry Marshall
#FreeMilo
#SAVEGIRLMEETSWORLD
#OverheardAtRNC
Dollar Shave Club

Scoreboard
• The Mets (50-43) squeaked by the Cubs, 2-1. The Mets wrap up a three-game series in Chicago at 2:20 p.m.

• The Yankees (47-46) topped Baltimore, 7-1. The Yankees host the Orioles again in the Bronx at 7:05 p.m.

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Real Estate
Rental units on top of a Long Island City Marriott start at $2,750 for a one-bedroom apartment.

• For Sale – Ridgewood – Four family home in mint condition. Renovated, 3 boxed bedrooms each apt. Asking $1.750M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-821-5999

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Tudor charm, one bedroom co-op with renovated kitchen and bath.  P/T doorman, pet friendly. Near all.  Asking $349,000  Madeleine Realty of Queens  718-520-0303

• Sold – A 500-square-foot studio in at 71-36 110th Street in Forest Hills for $174,000.

Money News
• While stocks are higher than they’ve been in a long time, Wall Street pros are dialing back expectations for the second half of 2016.

• The federal government finds itself caught between students up to their necks in loans and the people they own money to.

Events
Flushing – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Job Search for the Mature Adult. Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Community leaders to announce first green market in downtown. Maple Playground, Maple Ave. & Kissena Blvd.

LIC – 5 to 7 p.m. – Summer Networking Night. Anable Basin, 4-40 44th Dr.

Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Flight of the Conchords in concert. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.

Glendale – 7 to 10 p.m. – Movies on the Green: The Good Dinosaur.  The Shops at Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

Forest Hills - 7:30 p.m. – Dark Lady: A Cher Tribute. Maspeth Federal, 101-09 Metropolitan Ave.

Jamaica – 8 p.m. – Anyway You Want It: A Journey tribute band. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Corona – 8 to 10 p.m. – Free Movie Night: Tomorrowland.  Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Astoria – 8 p.m. – Michael Mott & Friends. The Astor Room, 35-11 35th Ave.

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Morning Buzz: Hollis man stabbed to death, Cabbies who snubbed black family gets break on fine

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Tuesday, July 19

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 87 degrees.

Top Stories
• It appears parts of Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention were plagiarized from Michelle Obama‘s DNC speech in 2008.

• New York City is getting new subway cars with wider doors, Wi-Fi and phone charging stations.

• A New Jersey woman was electrocuted to death after she made contact with downed wires during a storm.

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JVP 2016 Summer Concert Series Tues. July 19th 7pm 80’s Tribute Night with White Wedding. Bring your own lawn chair. Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd. North, Middle Village
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Queens News
• A 33-year-old stabbing victim walked into a pharmacy in Hollis and used his final breaths to ask for help.

• The Queens cabbie who was ordered to pay $25,000 in fines for snubbing a black family won’t have to pay the full amount.

• Cameras captured a woman snatching a Yorkie from the stoop of a Corona home as the owners searched for their pet.

Politics
• The first day of the GOP convention in Cleveland saw chaos as Never Trump forces failed to get a roll call vote.

• A candidate for the State Senate in Brooklyn admitted she repeatedly beat her son with a belt in a court appearance to save him from execution.

Entertainment
• Bill Cosby is now completely blind and homebound.

Tatyana Ali, who is pregnant, married the Stanford professor who she met online two years ago.

Buzzing Back
• The first parking meter in the United States was installed in Oklahoma City on this day in 1935.

Lizzie Bordon, the American woman acquitted of the murder of her parents, was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1860.

Opinion
• The Daily News lists reasons why Donald Trump is a horribly flawed candidate for president.

• The Post says the Iran Deal’s secret side giveaway shows that President Obama played the American people.

In the Blogs
• There has been a change to the lineup at the Juniper Park Concert Series.

• A creep tried to rape a 24-year-old woman in Woodside.

Trending in New York
#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes
#ExposingBartParty
#hottestdayoftheyear
#LoveforLeslieJ
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (49-43) fell to the Chicago Cubs, 5-1. They take on the Cubs again with first pitch at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (46-46) edged the first-place Orioles, 2-1. They play again in the Bronx starting at 7:05 p.m.

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Another Tequila Sunrise Thurs. July 21st 7:30-9pm Join us as we enjoy a musical tribute to The Eagles! Forest Park @ George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd. & Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven
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Real Estate
• The price tag for LaGuardia Airport’s revamp could rise as high as $8 billion.

• For Sale – Elmhurst – Custom built, legal 2 family on over-sized 40×90 lot, which can be extended by additional 1300 sq/ft. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, large yard, plenty of parking.  Near shopping & transportation.  Asking $999,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Howard Beach – 1 bedroom co-op, 815 sq/ft, updated.  Near all.  Asking $170,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,080-square foot house at 7007 52nd Avenue for $728,000. Zillow.

Technology
Xbox One S is set to launch on August 2.

• General Motors will use Lyft to launch its first self-driving car.

Events
Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. – Elected and city officials condemn tire dumping along Clearview Expressway. Clearview Expressway and 73rd Ave.

Jamaica – 11 a.m. – Elected officials announce nation’s first foreclosure buyback program. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Community Garden, 165th St. and Foch Blvd.

Flushing – 1 to 3 p.m. – Garden Creativi-Tea.  Family workshop. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.

Flushing – 1 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo and city agencies announce major reconstruction and sidewalk widening project. 135-27 28th Ave. Suite 388.

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Concert Series: 80s Tribute Night w/ White Wedding Band. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd North.

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July 20th, 2016 at 8:56 am

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Morning Buzz sponsored by MK Vision Center, Forest Hills

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Monday, July 18

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 95 degrees.

Top Stories
• A gunman killed three police officers and injured three others in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

• The Turkish President is vowing retribution after an attempted military coup over the weekend. 

• A suspected rapist is in custody after holding hostages in a Burger King for over four hours. 

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Louis C.K. Fri July 22nd 7:30pm The event is billed as “one night only”. Tickets start at $55 and can be purchased here. Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills
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Queens News
• A derailed train in Woodside is causing major LIRR delays for commuters. 

• Multiple people were injured after a tree fell on the Jackie Robinson Parkway in Queens. 

• A 23-year-old was critically injured in a shooting in Astoria on Sunday. 

Politics
• The Cleveland Police Union is asking Ohio Gov. John Kasich to suspend open-carry laws with the GOP convention in town. 

Donald Trump and Mike Pence immediately changed their campaign logo after it stirred up plenty on innuendo-laced jokes on social media.

Entertainment
• Video released to Kim Kardashian’s Snapchat allegedly shows Taylor Swift giving Kayne the green light for his song ‘Famous‘. 

Weekend Box Office
The Secret Life of Pets – $50 million
Ghostbusters – $46 million
• The Legend of Tarzan – $11 million
Finding Dory – $11 million
• Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates – $7.5 million

Opinion
Rikers Island continues to suffer for postponing its solitary confinement ban, the NY Daily News says.

The NY Post takes Gov. Cuomo’s start-up program to task for its paltry job creation.

Today in Buzz
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) would have celebrated his 98th birthday today.

Walter Mondale won the Democratic presidential nomination in San Francisco.

In the Blogs
• Which Astoria and LIC bars scream “summer?” WeHeartAstoria has a roundup. 

• A Middle Village resident is expressing concerns over Juniper Valley Park safety netting. 

Trending in New York
#KimExposedTaylorParty
#morningjoe
#mondaymotivation 
#MandelaDay
#IDoOkayForSomeoneWho

Scoreboard
• The Mets (49-42) shut out the Phillies on the road, by a 5-0 final. They head to Chicago on today for the first of a four game set with the Cubs at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (45-46) beat the Red Sox at home by a 3-1 final. They’re home for the Orioles today with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m.

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From Forest Hills: Birthplace of Punk to Rock Rock Rockaway Beach Sat. July 23rd 2-9pm Tour the birthplace of the Ramones with a concert at the Low Tide Bar. Tkts $10  Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Corona
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Real Estate
• Donald Trump’s childhood home in Jamaica Estates can be yours for $1.65 million.

• For Sale – Woodside – Three family brick, one – 3 bedroom and two – 2 bedroom apts. Box rooms, nice condition, 2 car garage.  Asking $928,000  Lou Pastorini @ Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Sale – Ozone Park – Detached one family with fenced in small front yard. 3 bedrooms, full bath, large backyard.  Asking $489,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – Woodhaven – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom semi-detached home on 90th Avenue for $328,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• An woman threw a garbage can at a man that was attempting to rob a cellphone store in Astoria on Friday night. According to police, the gun-toting suspect attempted to rob the store at around 7:50 p.m. but fled empty handed.

• A 40-year-old woman was killed in South Ozone Park after a preliminary investigation revealed a BMW ran a stop sign and struck her vehicle before fleeing the scene.

Events
Rockaway – 11 p.m. – Councilman Eric Ulrich to denounce Mayor de Blasio’s handling of the Build it Back program. 211 Beach 117th Street.

Long Island City – 6:30 p.m.  – Councilman Van Bramer delivers remarks at NOCD-NY’s Creative Transformation: Arts, Culture and Public Housing Communities Party and Report Release. Jacob Riis Settlement House, 10-25 41st Ave.

Woodhaven – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Swing Dancing w/ Live Band.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park

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July 18th, 2016 at 8:45 am

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Friday, July 15

Weather
• Hot and humid with a high of 91 degrees. The weekend also looks hot and muggy, with a chance of showers on Saturday.

Top Stories
• A large truck plowed right through a crowd of people during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, killing up to 84 in what’s being called a terrorist attack.

• Two men fell off a cliff while playing Pokemon Go in San Diego. They’re expected to survive.

• Police Commissioner Bratton vowed to close all stores that sell synthetic marijuana after the recent K2 outbreak.

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Plastic Soul Sun July 17th 5-6:30pm Go back in time with the sounds of this 60s and 70s band. Forest Park @ George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd. & Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven
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Queens News
• A 23-year-old man died after being shot multiple times on a sidewalk in Ozone Park, according to police.

• Police are looking for a man who tried to rape a 24-year-old woman in her Woodside apartment.

• The Pepsi-Cola sign on Long Island City’s waterfront is now an official city landmark.

Politics
• A Department of Investment report revealed that de Blasio staffers were “aware of and involved in” discussions to lift a deed restriction at the Rivington House.

• Republican nominee Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Governor Mike Pence to be his running mate.

Entertainment
• See the complete list of this year’s Emmy nominations.

• 72-year-old Mick Jagger is expecting a baby with his 29-year-old girlfriend Melanie Hamrick.

Opinion
• The Times says with gun advocates flaunting their weapons at the GOP convention, ordinary voters will see another reason to restrict easy access to firearms.

• Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s apology and regrets are too late, the Post says.

In the Blogs
• Community Board 5 voted in favor of changing a dangerous intersection into a plaza.

• Sopranos star Vincent Pastore hosts Cigars Under the Stars at Resorts World Casino.

Trending in New York
#NiceAttack
#MakeMe
#GIRLSTALKBOYS
#RISE
#BuyCruelOniTunes

Scoreboard
Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (47-41) kick off a 3-game series against the Phillies with first pitch at 7:05 p.m.
• The Yankees (44-44) start off the second half of the season with a game against the Red Sox at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets face the Phillies again starting at 7:05 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers host the Red Sox again with first pitch at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Amazins finish up their series against the Phillies with an matinee at 1:35 p.m.
• The Yankees close out their 3-game set against Boston starting at 8:05 p.m.

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Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World Festival Sat. July 16th 1pm This year’s headliners include Dr. John, Kermit Ruffins, and Soulive – Tkts $20. In addition, the festival’s Backyard Bash will feature family friendly activities throughout the park. The festival is a free all-ages event. Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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Real Estate
• Without 421a, the Astoria Cove development is being put on hold.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun July 17th  12-3pm  81-11 167th Street, Hillcrest.  1 family in great condition!  Central A/C, porch, large living room w/ fireplace, 2 bedrooms, full bath.  Full finished basement w/ 1 bedroom, full bath.  Asking $715,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. July 16th & Sun. July 17th 1-3pm  60-24 62nd Avenue, Maspeth.  Mint 2 family, 3 bedrooms over 2, large kitchen w/ dinette area on both floors, new fridges and stoves, large private yard. Asking $829,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Woodhaven – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom house at 80-40 88th Road for $650,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Check out Eater’s list of the hottest restaurants in Queens for the month of July.

• If you’ve never had Burmese food, you should go to Burmese Bites in Corona to try their noodles.

Restaurant ABC’s – Jamaica Estates
Grade A – G&L Cajun Grill – 90-40 160 Street – Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade B – Sagar Chinese – 8747 Homelawn Street – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade C – Crispy & Tasty – 87-69 Parsons Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice, Live roaches.

Events
Rockaway - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – NYC PuppetMobile presents: Puss in Boots.  Beach 94th St.

Flushing – 2:30 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo and volunteers host outreach event for free 7-day meal youth program. PS 20 John Bowne, 142-30 Barclay Ave.

Jamaica – 8 p.m. – Soprano Star Vincent Pastore hosts Cigar Night.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Saturday
Elmhurst – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
LIC – 12 to 3 p.m. – Sailing Away! Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd
Corona – 1 p.m. – Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World Festival.  Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Astoria – 7 p.m. – 3rd Annual Astoria Flea & Food.  Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St.
Rockaway - 7 to 10 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party.  Beach 108th St. Roller Rink
Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Guys and Dolls.  Maggie’s Little Theater, 66-05 79th Pl.
Rockville Centre – 8 p.m. – 11th Annual LI Comedy Festival.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
Jamaica – 8 p.m. – DJ Jellybean Benitez and Studio 54 in concert. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
Sunday
Flushing – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – QBG Electronic Waste Event.  Queens Botanical Gardens parking lot, Crommelin St.
Fresh Meadows – 11:30 a.m. – 24th Assembly District South Asian Advisory Panel. Assemblyman David Weprin’s office, 185-06 Union Turnpike.
Astoria – 1 to 6 p.m. – 1st Ever Q.E.D. Crafts Bazaar.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
Middle Village – 2:30 p.m. – Guys and Dolls.  Maggie’s Little Theatre, 66-05 79th Pl.
Springfield Gardens – 5 p.m. – Katz Concert Series: Gospel Singer James Dale.  Springfield Park, 146-38 Springfield Ln.
Woodhaven – 5 to 6:30 p.m. – Plastic Soul  (60s & 70s band)  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park
Jamaica – 8 p.m. – A Night @ Studio 54 w/ Jellybean Bernitz.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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Morning Buzz: Juniper Park cyclist loses leg in freak accident, DOT unveils new car technology

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Thursday, July 14

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 90.

Top Stories
• A video has emerged of unarmed teen Dylan Noble being shot to death by police officers at a gas station in Fresno, California.

• Police in Phoenix have linked a serial street shooter to his 7th homicide just in the past month.

• An elderly man was brutally beaten in the broad daylight in an unprovoked attack caught by surveillance.

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Queens World Film Festival Encore Screenings. Starts tonight at Dusk: 7 consecutive Thursday evenings of encore screenings. Tonight: THE COLORS OF LOVE – 9 short films from Queens and beyond. Kissena Corridor Park (Main St & Elder Ave, Flushing). Bring your blanket or chairs!
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Queens News
• A car backing up to park in Middle Village struck a 64-year-old cyclist, shearing off his right leg.

• The Department of Transportation showcased new “connected car” technology at the Aqueduct Racetrack.

• A group of cops on the Far Rockaway boardwalk was spotted playing Pokemon Go on the job.

Politics
• Donald Trump tweeted that he will announce his vice presidential pick on Friday morning.

• Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s compromise with the NYPD to make internal changes upset police reform advocates.

Entertainment
• NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are expecting their third child.

• Calvin Harris went on a Twitter rant about ex Taylor Swift after she revealed she co-wrote his hit song.

Opinion
• The Post says the UK’s David Cameron departed from his prime minister post in a classy way.

• A Daily News columnist says the country won’t unite because division is too politically profitable on both sides.

In the Blogs
• Construction fence has been put up at 26-19 Jackson Avenue. What could it be?

• The Durst Organization announced its Hallets Point development won’t have co-generation plants.

Trending in New York
#SingleBecause
Tim Tebow
#TheOpen
#PokemonGoMadeMe
#WeLoveHarry

Scoreboard
• Major League Baseball is still on its All-Star break. The Mets (47-41) will head to Philadelphia on Friday to face the Phillies.

• The Yankees (44-44) will host the rival Red Sox in the Bronx.

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A Night @ Studio 54” Sat. July 16th 8pm Global DJ and Dance Music Hall of Fame inductee Jellybean Benetiz presents his collection of music from Studio 54. $25 Resorts World Casino Central Park event space, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• A four-story, eight-unit residential building is being planned in Ozone Park.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat. July 16th 12-2pm – 59-07 60th Street, Maspeth.  One family in move in condition! 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, full finished basement, 2 car parking available.  Asking $629,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Rarely available co-op in Ridgewood Gardens.  3 bedrooms, maintenance of $920 includes all utilities.  Approx. 1000 sq/ft.  Asking $329,000 Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,732-square-foot house at 6019 76th Street for $700,000. Zillow.

Style & Fashion
• Check out the best and worst dressed stars and athletes at last night’s ESPY Awards.

• Here are some hair treatments for men with long hair during the summer.

Events
College Point – 9 a.m. – Police Commissioner William Bratton presides over new police swearing-in ceremony. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

Bayside – 10 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella stands with homeowners against installation of unwanted bioswales. 200-15 36th Ave.

Kew Gardens – 10:30 a.m. – Land Use Public Meeting.  Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Corona – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Borough-wide family health fair and free clinics. Corona Plaza, National St. and Roosevelt Ave.

Flushing - 6 to 9 p.m. – 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands. Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Main St.

Woodhaven – 7 p.m. – A View of Woodhaven. Neir’s Tavern, 87-48 78th St.

Astoria -7:30 p.m. –  Waterfront Concert Series:  The Devotions (50’s Doo Wop) Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd.

Flushing – 7:45 p.m. – The Colors of Love (nine short films). Kissena Corridor,  Main St & Elder Ave.

Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/GCOP General Membership Meeting. 74-10 88th St.

LIC – 8:30 p.m. – Cinema LIC Outdoor Movie: Spiderman.  LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd.

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Wednesday, July 13

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. High of 84.

Top Stories
• President Obama paid tribute to the five fallen Dallas police officers and called for peace between law enforcement and protestors.

• Baton Rouge cops arrested three men accused of plotting to harm officers in the aftermath of the Alton Sterling shooting.

• Three Virginia men were shot while sitting in their car and listening to music, all of which was captured by Facebook Live.

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Queens News
• A Queens cop pled guilty to sexually exploiting young boys on Skype.

• A Yonkers man pled guilty to firing at two police officers in Jackson Heights while wearing a bad disguise four years ago.

• A Jamaica man claimed he and his son were falsely arrested after a scuffle that got him banned from Citi Field. He’s suing to get back in.

Politics
• Bernie Sanders formally endorsed Hillary Clinton and said she would make an outstanding president.

• A Brooklyn lawmaker predicted a “social explosion” if the officer who shot Delrawn Small in a road rage outburst goes free.

Entertainment
• Lamar Odom was escorted off a plane after he vomited on himself.

• Jennifer Aniston penned a blog post lambasting tabloids for their lies and objectification of women.

Opinion
• Errol Louis writes in the Daily News that Americans should take time for self-purification, no matter how they feel about race and policing.

• The Post says Pokemon Go goes too far when it pulls players into places where they don’t belong.

In the Blogs
• Girl scouts will deliver cookies to homeless shelters, including one in Long Island City.

• Another hair salon is coming to Austin Street in Forest Hills.

Trending in New York
#3YearsWithoutCory
#TOA16
morningjoe
#AllStarGame
#PokemonGO

Scoreboard
• The American League beat the National League at the MLB All-Star game 4-2, securing home field advantage for the World Series.

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1st Ever Q.E.D. Crafts Bazaar! Sun July 17th 1-6pm Showcasing the neighborhood’s most creative makers offered up in an atmosphere that’s all about having fun and celebrating the local community. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Bloomingdale signed a 550,000-square foot office lease at 28-10 Queens Plaza South in LIC.

• For Sale – 101-33 155th Street, Richmond Hill  1 family w/ 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, attic for storage.  Asking $575,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Sale – Springfield Gardens – Detached one family on large 43×100 lot, 4 bedrooms, EIK, finished basement with bath.  Asking $498,000  Dave Pastorini @ Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

• Sold – Jamaica - A six-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,112-square foot house at 173-24 106th Avenue for $715,000. Zillow.

Money News
• Amazon said its Prime Day sales from third-party merchants went up by 30 percent compared to last year.

• Jamie Dimon is giving his JPMorgan Chase rank-and-file employees a big raise.

Events
Flushing – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – City Parks Foundation to provide free tennis lessons for kids. Perimeter Rd., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Forest Park – 11 a.m. – NYC Parks and Borough President Melinda Katz break ground on upgrades to Joe Devoy Playground. Union Turnpike and 71st Ave.

LIC – 12 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and airport workers rally outside JetBlue headquarters. 27-01 Queens Plaza N.

LIC – 2 p.m. – Queens Girls Scouts and Department of Homeless Services deliver cookies to homeless women. Pam’s Place Shelter, 40-03 29th St.

Glendale – 7 p.m. – Movies on the Green:  Matilda  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue

Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Free Summer Concert: Swinging with The Rat Pack.  Maspeth Federal Savings Parking Lot, 69th St & Grand Ave.

Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Meeting. Christ the King High School CNL Room, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

Jamaica – 8 p.m. – U2NYC: A U2 Tribute band.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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Morning Buzz: Homeless man caught pushing senior down stairs, Pol wants signs near buildings serving autistic kids

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Tuesday, July 12

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• Pokemon Go, the game that has taken social media by storm, had full access to some users’ email accounts due to a coding error.

• An inmate trying to escape custody in Michigan disarmed a law enforcement officer and shot two court bailiffs.

• Cops fatally shot an armed burglar in Gravesend who pointed a revolver in an officer’s face.

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U2NYC Wed July 13th 8pm-12am A U2 tribute band. Bar 360 @ Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Queens News
• Cops busted a homeless man accused of shoving a 69-year-old man down a flight of stairs at a train station.

• A Queens elected official called on the city to add caution signs near facilities serving autistic children.

• The 104th Precinct’s Community Safety Day showed kids how to respond to danger.

Politics
• Bernie Sanders is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton at a campaign stop in New Hampshire.

• Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bratton expressed contrasting views about the Black Lives Matter movement.

Entertainment
• Comedian Sarah Silverman gave her fans a health update after nearly dying from a life-threatening condition.

Singer Omarion and Apryl Jones broke up just four months after having their second child.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Aqueduct casino’s expansion is “rolling the dice” too fast.

• New technology designed to make cars safer could use better testing and more regulations, the Times says.

In the Blogs
• See the schedule for the Juniper Valley Park 2016 Summer Concert Series.

• Permits have been filed for Japanese eatery Sapps to open in Long Island City.

Trending in New York
South China Sea
#PrimeDay
#morningjoe
My Vocabulary Size
#HipHopHonors

Scoreboard
• Giancarlo Stanton hit a total of 61 homers and edged defending champion Todd Frazier to win the Home Run Derby.

• MLB’s 87th All-Star Game in San Diego is slated to start at 8 p.m.

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JVP 2016 Summer Concert Series Tues. July 12th 7pm Swing Night with Gerard Carelli Orchestra. Bring your own lawn chair. Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd. North, Middle Village
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Real Estate
• Blumenfeld Development Group bought a Rego Park commercial building for $31 million.

• For Sale – Bayside Hills – Detached brick cape, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on 40′ x 90′ lot, 1 car detached garage.  Asking $855,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale – 156-21 96th Street, Howard Beach.  1 family home w/ 2 units, 4 bedrooms, 2 bath.  Asking $539,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,120-square foot house at 6902 79th Street for $515,000. Zillow.

Technology
• In five charts, see how Pokemon Go compares in usage and installs to Tinder and Twitter.

• Another Tesla crash, the third in two weeks, was blamed on the car’s autopilot system.

Events
Sunnyside – 11 a.m. – Parks and elected officials cut ribbon on new basketball and handball courts. Noonan Playground, Greenpoint Ave. and 42nd St.

Flushing – 12 p.m. – Street co-naming for Vincent Cangelosi. 154th St. and 26th Ave.

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – JVP Concert Series: Swing Night with Gerard Carelli Orchestra.  Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd. North

Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Councilman Ruben Wills and QEDC host entrepreneurship program graduation ceremony. Thomas White Jr. Foundation, 162-04 Tuskegee Airmen Way.

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July 18th, 2016 at 8:42 am

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Morning Buzz: Senator and Queens Chamber launch new business program, Reports says LIC teacher sexually abused girl

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Monday, July 11

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 82 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Dallas shooter that killed five cops planned a larger attack, authorities said. 

Hundreds were arrested on Sunday during #BlackLivesMatter protests in St. Paul and Baton Rouge.

• Renewed violence broke out in South Sudan, possibly leading to a potential civil war.

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Swinging with The Rat Pack Wed. July 13th 7:30pm Free Summer Concert! Limited seating…bring your own chair. Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 69th Street & Grand Avenue, Maspeth
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Queens News
• A new business program will help Queens college students find work within the borough. 

• An investigation revealed a Long Island City teacher sexually abused a student. 

A six-year-old was injured after a giant stuffed animal caught fire at the Queens Center Mall.

Politics
President Obama is continuing his call for gun control in the wake of the Dallas attacks.

• Donald Trump is reportedly looking into retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as a potential running mate. 

Entertainment
• Yankee great Derek Jeter and model Hannah Davis got married over the weekend in California. 

Weekend Box Office
The Secret Life of Pets – $103 million
The Legend of Tarzan – $20 million
Finding Dory – $20 million
 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates – $16 million
 The Purge: Election Year - $11 million

Opinion
• The NY Daily News Editorial Board examines the Parks Department’s decision to allow women’s only swim hours at certain public pools. 

• The NY Times wonders if new sanctions will actually make a difference with North Korea. 

In the Blogs
• You won’t want to miss this huge party in Long Island City this month. 

• A 68-year-old man was arrested for exposing himself in a Queens park. 

Trending in New York
#mondaymotivation
#WhiteInventions 
Portsmouth
#ConservativeBecause 
#13NewsNow

Scoreboard
• The Mets (47-41) lost their final game before the break to the Nationals at home by a 3-2 final.

• The Yankees (44-44) beat the Indians by an 11-7 final.

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104th Precinct Community Safety Day Mon. July 11th 1-5:30pm Community Affairs, Crime Prevention, Other NYPD Special Units. Bring your kids to meet McGruff, the Crime Dog! 74-10 88th Street, Glendale
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Real Estate
• Curbed’s weekly roundup features two NYU students who found their dream pad in Astoria.

• For Sale – Maspeth Plateau – Attached 2 family on quiet street.  Currently set up as a one-family w/ 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath.  Asking $760,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale – Flushing – Brick 2 family, each apt has 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bath, garage.  Asking $1.2M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Woodside – A studio apartment on 45th Street for $250,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Police announced Sunday that three thieves posed as Con Edison workers and tried to rob a Flushing home on July 7. The men allegedly knocked on the door of a Maple Avenue home and when the women answered the door they tried to force their way in. They fled without any property after a struggle.

Events
Glendale - 1 to 5 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Day.  74-10 88th Street

Jackson Heights – 3 p.m. – Senator Tony Avella and the Queens Chamber of Commerce announce historic business incubator program for Queens-based businesses. Queens Chamber of Commerce, 75-20 Astoria Blvd Suite 140

Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Queens Borough Board reviews planning initiaitves. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard.

Woodhaven – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Swing Dancing.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park

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July 11th, 2016 at 10:18 am

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