MORNING BUZZ (2/17): DSNY truck slams Forest Hills cafe, Mentally ill teen escapes hospital & Monday events

Queens Daily News Ticker

 

Monday, February 17th

Happy Presidents Day

Alternate side parking rules are suspended. Meters still in effect.

 

Weather
• Sunny with a high near 31.

Top Stories
• The recent spat of bad weather across the country has cost the nation $50 billion in lost productivity.

• The de Blasio administration has completed its first labor deal, one of many, with the city’s environmental officers union.

• A man-eating tiger has one village on edge after killing nine people in northern India.

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Queens News
• Four people were hospitalized after a sanitation truck slammed the E.X.O. Café in Forest Hills with snow and water.

• Police are on the search for a mentally ill teen last seen leaving North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital in New Hyde Park on Sunday.

• State budget cuts are making it too difficult to operate an early intervention program at St. Mary’s children’s hospital in Bayside.

Entertainment
• John Henson, the son of Muppets creator Jim Henson, passed away from a heart attack this past Friday

• Weekend Box Office
1) The LEGO Movie - $ 48.8 million

2) About Last Night - $ 27 million

3) Robocop - $21.5 million

4) The Monuments Men - $ 15 million

Opinion
• CNN fights back against tech billionaires who says the poor and middle class are trying to vilify them.  

• The NY Times says it’s time to fight the state’s broken parole system

Scoreboard
• The East defeated the West, 163-155, at the NBA All-Star game last night. 

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Indie Essentials “25 Must-Play Video Games” Now thru Mar 2nd A playable exhibition featuring some of the most creative & significant games from the past decade. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria Call to purchase tickets 718-777-6800
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Real Estate
• Latest news – Rent in this little town in North Dakota is more than the average price in NYC.

• For sale – Forest Hills – Great studio co-op for sale. Located in the Alderton. Efficiency kitchen, living area and bath. Low maintenance fees. Asking $109,000
CB Kueber Realty
• For Rent – Maspeth - One-family home that features six spacious second floor rooms, large living room, queen size master bedroom, modern kitchen, and shared yard. Dishwasher hook up available. Asking $1,800.
Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold - A five-bedroom, three-bath home at 116-18 155th St. in Jamaica for $550,000.
 

Events

• Jamaica - 10 a.m. - The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Magnet Institute of Queens will be hosting a free open house. 126-10 Bedell St.

• Bayside - 8 p.m. - Grammy-award winning singer Micheal Bolton performs at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56 Ave.

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