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Morning Buzz: 21 alleged gang members charged for series of crimes, USWNT World Cup victory parade today

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Wednesday, July 10

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 90 degrees.

Top Stories
• A 12-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was struck by a subway trainin Manhattan.

• The family of an 18-month-old who fell from a cruise ship is blaming Royal Caribbean for the accident.

• A woman has delivered the first baby in the US born from the transplanted uterus of a dead donor.

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Jimmy Kenny Band  Wed July 10th 7:30-9pm  Enjoy Jimmy Kenny and the Pirate Beach Band with the ultimate tribute to Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney and the Zac Brown Band. Free.  Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th Street, Maspeth
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Queens News
• A 17-year-old girl was shot in the face in Astoria on Tuesday morning.

• A man and woman died in the waters of Far Rockaway after what appears to be a late-night swimming lesson gone wrong.

• Authorities have charged 21 alleged gang members in connection with a number of crimes including two murders and three non-fatal shootings.

Politics
• Some Democrats feel like the presidential race shouldn’t be “decided by billionaires” after billionaire Tom Steyer announced his 2020 campaign.

• West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin wants to block federal funding for the 2026 World Cup until USWNT receives equal pay.

Entertainment
• Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs beauty line will launch in September.

• The HBO Max streaming service will include the exclusive streaming of all episodes of “Friends” starting in 2020.

Buzzing Back

•. In 1963 Martha and The Vandellas release this song, which would reach #4 on the Billboard charts by August

• In 1951 TV actress Phyllis Smith is born in St. Louis, MO.  She gained fame for her role of Phyllis Lapin-Vance on this TV comedy.

Opinion
• The Post explores how Ross Perot foreshadowed the Trump campaign.

• The Daily News examines how Jeffrey Epstein managed to get away with the alleged sexual exploitation of children for years.

In the Blogs
• A repurposed taxi cab garage in Long Island City is now an alternative community art space.

• A new program that teaches adults and children to ride bikes is coming to Forest Park.

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Scoreboard
• The American League defeated the National League in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game, winning 4-3.

• The USWNT’s World Cup victory parade is set for 9:30 a.m. in Manhattan.

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ROCK! AWAY! Music Festival Year 3!  Fri July 12th  – Sun July 14th  Noon to Midnight    3 Days of Music, Art and Fun from Riis Park to the Rockaway Brewing co and everywhere in between!  Schedule and line-ups can be found at www.rockawaybeachmusicfest.com
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Real Estate
• Queens recently saw a 17 percent increase in pre-forclosure filings.

• For Sale – 25-39 41st Street, Astoria – Surburban style home features 5 BRs, 4.5 bath, washer/dryer, park like grounds.  $3.2M. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Whitestone – Beautiful apt for rent in private home offers 1BR, LR/DR area, kitchen, 1 full bath.  Ample street parking. Close to shopping & transportation.  $1,800/ month. ID #1349459. Carollo Rentals. 718-224-3083

• Sold – Bellerose Manor – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,690-square-foot home at 235-02 Seward Ave. for $855,000. Zillow

Business News
• US Customs seized a ship owned by JPMorgan after authorities found $1 billion worth of drugs on it.

• Mastercard is trying to put cash out of business.

Events• Corona – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – NYC Parks’ Citywide Monuments Conservation Program will provide care for two monuments installed in Flushing Meadows Corona Park as part of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair: the Column of Jerash and Marshall Frederick’s Freedom of the Human Spirit. Flushing Meadows Corona Park

• Corona – 11:30 a.m. – Parks Department breaks ground on Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s Parks Without Borders project. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 56th Ave. and 111th St.

Flushing - 2 to 8 p.m. – US Open Job Fair.  USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Ridgewood – 6 p.m. – CityParks Foundation PuppetMobile: “Bessie’s Big Shot”.  Highland Park, Elton Street & Jamaica Avenue

LIC - 7 p.m. – International Film: “Purple Noon” (France/Italy) Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.

Maspeth - 7:30 to 9 p.m. – Jimmy Kenny Band.  maspeth Federal Pg Lot, 56-18 69th Street

Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting.  Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue

Written by QTadmin

July 10th, 2019 at 8:56 am

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