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Afternoon Buzz: Bronx shooting leaves 3 injured, Queens pastor gets prison time for sexually abusing two girls

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Wednesday, July 12

Top Stories 
• FBI director nominee Christopher Wray said the Russian probe is not a “witch hunt.”

• A shooting in the Bronx left three people injured including a four-year-old-girl.

Queens News
• A Queens pastor was sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping two girls in a church basement.

• A mechanical issue at Grand Central disrupted Manhattan-bound 7 train service during the morning commute.

• A rezoning proposal to revive Downtown Far Rockaway was approved by the City Planning Commission.

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Katz’ Concert Series: Yesterday & Today Thurs July 13th 6pm Yesterday and Today recreates the magic of The Beatles that we all know and love. MacNeil Park, Poppenhusen Avenue & 119th St, College Point.

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Subway Status 
• Southbound 2 and 3 trains are running with delays due to signal problems at 72 St.

• Southbound A trains are running local from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Canal St due to a train with mechanical problems at 42 St/Port Authority Bus Terminal.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Accident on I-495 westbound approaching Exit 23 – Main St left lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Linden Blvd.

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

• 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 American League topped the National League in the MLB All-Star Game, 2-1. Former Yankee Robinson Cano took home MVP honors.

What’s On TV Tonight

MasterChef (FOX, 8PM) – Cooks take part in a skills test that requires them to prepare racks of lamb with fine artistry. Those who fail to impress the judges face an elimination challenge that includes recreating Gordon Ramsay’s signature lamb-chop dish.

Suits (USA, 9PM) – In the Sesaon 7 premiere, Mike returns to Pearson Specter Litt as Harvey takes the reins; Louis manages the new class of associates.

Salvation (CBS, 9PM) – An MIT grad student discovers an asteroid is set to collide with Earth in just 186 days. He joins forces with a tech billionaire and the U.S. government to try and stop it, and they stumble onto a gigantic conspiracy.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Supergirl Season 1 – In the series premiere, Superman’s cousin, Kara finally embraces her superhuman abilities to become the hero she was always meant to be.

• Hulu: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby – Ricky Bobby’s talent and devotion are put to the test when a French Formula One driver makes his way up the ladder.

• Amazon Video: The Infiltrator – A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Sunny 2 BR (Jr 4) apt w/ bright kitchen, LR/DR combo, plenty of closet space.  Low maintenance.  Close to transportation and recreation.  Asking $249,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Rocky Point, LI Swim! Boat! Fish!  2 BR, 1 bath home 3 blocks to Long Island Sound.  Fully remodeled exterior and interior.  Asking $229,000  Call 203-990-0697  www.rockypointhome4sale.com

Local Eats of the Day

Just Made 4 U
Located at 8021 37th Ave.

Enjoy a delicious fruit crepe for $7.95.

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

Local Events 
• Cypress Hills 5 to 8 p.m. – Community Day. Highland Park, Elton St. & Jamaica Ave.

• Flushing – 6 to 8:30 p.m. – Master Marketing Workshop & Networking. Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, 144-61 Northern Blvd.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Easy Money. Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Blvd. & Broadway

• Astoria – 7 to 9 p.m. – Queens County Young Democrats host summer game night. The Ditty, 35-03 Ditmars Blvd.

• Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Real Diamond – A Neil Diamond tribute. Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.

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

 Glendale – 8 p.m. – Movies on the Green: Avengers. The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• LIC - 8 p.m. – Ladies of Hip Hop. Queensbridge Park, 4100 Vernon Blvd.

• Jamaica 9 p.m. – Shining Star – An Earth, Wind & Fire tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Chrome Tabs: If you accidentally close a tab on Google Chrome, you can restore by pressing CTRL + Shift + T (PC) or CMD + Shift + T (Mac).

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

Written by QTadmin

July 12th, 2017 at 5:07 pm

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