Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

MORNING BUZZ (2/26): MidVille struggles with graffiti problem, Man threatens to shoot up library & Wednesday events

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Wednesday, February 26th

Alternate side parking suspended for today. Meters still in effect.

• Snow showers mainly before noon, then gradually becoming mostly sunny with a high near 31.

Top Stories
• President Obama announced that since its roll out 4 million Americans have signed up for the new healthcare exchanges under the affordable care act 

• A woman gave birth on the corner of E. 68th St. and 3rd Ave. yesterday while waiting for a cab to take her to the hospital.

• After seeing a sharp rise since the election of President Obama, U.S. extremist hate groups are now on the decline across the country.

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Queens News
• Middle Village is struggling with a serious graffiti problem

• A 63-year-old man threatened to shoot up the Queens Library in South Hollis before police arrested him. 

• Several pit bull pups are looking for homes after being rescued from squalid conditionsin Ozone Park on Sunday.

• Filmmaker Spike Lee gave a profanity-laced rant at a recent appearance he made at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn about hipsters and gentrification

• Following the death of Harold Ramis, the script to Ghostbusters 3 is being revised

• The NY Times says the proposed cuts to the military by Defense Secretary Hagelreflect the time we live in. 

• CNN takes on Arizona’s “shameful” ‘right to discriminate bill’ currently being considered by the AZ governor

• The Nets take on the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at 10 p.m in Oregon.

• St. John’s fell to Xavier, 65-53, at the Garden.

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Real Estate
• Latest news – These five people are leading the real estate industry on the East Coast.

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• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,296-square-foot home at 43-62 149th Street in Flushing for $710,000. 

Health Awareness
• The CDC reports that the flu is hitting younger people harder this season than in years past.

• A new study shows that dogs pick up on emotions the same way humans do



• Flushing – 10 a.m. – NYSERDA’s Combined Heat and Power Expo. Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave.

•  Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. – A new sculpture by Dimitar Lukanov titled “Outside Time’ is unveiled. JFK Airport, Terminal 4

• Bayside - 11:30 a.m. – The Bayside Business Association presents a free seminar to explain what the end of support for Windows XP means for your business. 41-16 Bell Blvd.

• Long Island City – 12:00 p.m. – HealthCorps & Students Host Health Fair at Aviation High School. 45-30 36th Street

• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Mid-Winter Taste for City Harvest. Resorts World Casino New York, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

• Long Island City – 6 p.m. – Matchup Business Networking Event. Shi Restaurant. 47-20 Center Blvd.

• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Chef Rocco Sacramone and Mt. Sinai Hospital host a cooking demonstration and tasting of heart healthy foods. Central Sushi Bar & Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St.

• Long Island City – 6:30 p.m. – Queens Tech Meetup 11. Hunters Point Plaza, 10thFloor, 47-40 21st St.

• Long Island City – 6:30 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts 4th Annual Black History Month Celebration. Jacob A. Riis Settlement House, 10-25 41st Ave

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February 26th, 2014 at 1:12 pm

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