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Morning Buzz:  13 deaths in 24 hours at Elmhurst, Queens Uber driver dies from coronavirus

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Thursday, March 26
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.
Weather
• Sunny with a high of 55 degrees.

Top Stories
• Mayor Bill de Blasio warns that half of New Yorkers – or 4 million people – will get coronavirus before the pandemic ends.

• A new NYPD task force will enforce social distancing, but department heads hopes they won’t have to arrest anyone for not standing six feet apart.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city will remove the basketball hoops at some city parks to stop people from playing during the outbreak.

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Do I Really Need 32 Rolls of Toilet Paper?  What to stock up on for the Coronavirus.
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Queens News
• Elmhurst Hospital had 13 coronavirus-related deaths in just 24 hours.

• A Queens Uber driver has died from the coronavirus, more than two weeks after he stopped driving to avoid contracting the disease.

• An American Legion post in Forest Hills is offering to open up its space as a triage and testing unit to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio says the NYPD doesn’t need help despite the growing coronavirus outbreak.

• The MTA is losing $125 million a week, and the $3.8 billion federal bailout might not close the gap.

Entertainment
• A Slate critic says the new Netflilx documentary Tiger King is the only thing crazier than the world outside right now.

• Ariana Grande has been secretly sending money to fans struggling due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Buzzing Back

• In 1958, Eddie Cochran records his only U.S. top-ten hit. In 1970, this band recorded it for their Live at Leeds album.

• In 1985, movie actress Keira Knightly is born in London. She gained fame through her role in this movie franchise.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate says the Senate’s coronavirus bailout bill doesn’t go far enough.

• A local doctor shares in the Queens Ledger how to protect yourself from coronavirus, but more importantly what to do if you have it.

In the Blogs
• A new group in Woodside and Sunnyside is providing food to the needy. They are also looking to raise money to support are restaurants in the process.

Trending in New York
#AEWDynamite
#MarriedAtFirstSight
elmhurst hospital
#Survivor
#summerhouse

Scoreboard
• The origin of Yankees slugger Aaron Judge’s partially collapsed lung just got a little weirder.

• What does the “Worldwide Leader in Sports” broadcast in a world without sports?

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

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Make Your Own AT Home: Bread & Tortillas – ONLINE CLASS Sat Mar 28th 3-5pm Click here to register. $25

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Real Estate
• The massive stimulus package passed by Congress has limited upside for the real estate industry.

• For Sale – 5 Court Square West #4G, LIC – 581 s/f 1 BR, 1 bath condo in the vibrant neighborhood of Long Island City.  $790,000  Zillow

• For Sale – 66-83 70th Street #2B, Middle Village – 2 BR, 1.5 bath apt w/ hardwood flooring, SS appliances, dishwasher, parking space. Close to schools, park & transportation. $ 559,000. Realtor 

• Sold – three-bedroom, two-bath, 2,173-square-foot home in multi-family residence at 14-39 131st Street in College Point for $790,000.

Style & Fashion
• Meet the fashion artist who is making tie-dye cool, rescuing it from the crunchy set.

• New York-based designer Brandon Maxwell is using his talents to stop coronavirus, making masks and gowns for those on the front line of the fight.

Events
• No Events of Note Scheduled

 

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Thursday, March 26
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.
Weather
• Sunny with a high of 55 degrees.

Top Stories
• Mayor Bill de Blasio warns that half of New Yorkers – or 4 million people – will get coronavirus before the pandemic ends.

• A new NYPD task force will enforce social distancing, but department heads hopes they won’t have to arrest anyone for not standing six feet apart.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city will remove the basketball hoops at some city parks to stop people from playing during the outbreak.

••••••••••••
Do I Really Need 32 Rolls of Toilet Paper?  What to stock up on for the Coronavirus.
••••••••••••

If you are interested in advertising in the Newsticker, click here.

Queens News
• Elmhurst Hospital had 13 coronavirus-related deaths in just 24 hours.

• A Queens Uber driver has died from the coronavirus, more than two weeks after he stopped driving to avoid contracting the disease.

• An American Legion post in Forest Hills is offering to open up its space as a triage and testing unit to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio says the NYPD doesn’t need help despite the growing coronavirus outbreak.

• The MTA is losing $125 million a week, and the $3.8 billion federal bailout might not close the gap.

Entertainment
• A Slate critic says the new Netflilx documentary Tiger King is the only thing crazier than the world outside right now.

• Ariana Grande has been secretly sending money to fans struggling due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Buzzing Back

• In 1958, Eddie Cochran records his only U.S. top-ten hit. In 1970, this band recorded it for their Live at Leeds album.

• In 1985, movie actress Keira Knightly is born in London. She gained fame through her role in this movie franchise.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate says the Senate’s coronavirus bailout bill doesn’t go far enough.

• A local doctor shares in the Queens Ledger how to protect yourself from coronavirus, but more importantly what to do if you have it.

In the Blogs
• A new group in Woodside and Sunnyside is providing food to the needy. They are also looking to raise money to support are restaurants in the process.

Trending in New York
#AEWDynamite
#MarriedAtFirstSight
elmhurst hospital
#Survivor
#summerhouse

Scoreboard
• The origin of Yankees slugger Aaron Judge’s partially collapsed lung just got a little weirder.

• What does the “Worldwide Leader in Sports” broadcast in a world without sports?

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

••••••••••••
Make Your Own AT Home: Bread & Tortillas – ONLINE CLASS Sat Mar 28th 3-5pm Click here to register. $25

••••••••••••

Real Estate
• The massive stimulus package passed by Congress has limited upside for the real estate industry.

• For Sale – 5 Court Square West #4G, LIC – 581 s/f 1 BR, 1 bath condo in the vibrant neighborhood of Long Island City.  $790,000  Zillow

• For Sale – 66-83 70th Street #2B, Middle Village – 2 BR, 1.5 bath apt w/ hardwood flooring, SS appliances, dishwasher, parking space. Close to schools, park & transportation. $ 559,000. Realtor 

• Sold – three-bedroom, two-bath, 2,173-square-foot home in multi-family residence at 14-39 131st Street in College Point for $790,000.

Style & Fashion
• Meet the fashion artist who is making tie-dye cool, rescuing it from the crunchy set.

• New York-based designer Brandon Maxwell is using his talents to stop coronavirus, making masks and gowns for those on the front line of the fight.

Events
• No Events of Note Scheduled

 

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