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MORNING BUZZ (4/10): Girl spat on and called a terrorist on Q88, Ridgewood pegged as new hipster haven & Thursday events

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Your NYPA award-winning 3 minute daily read on the M, 7 or J train at 8 a.m. 20news items people will be talking about all day.

Thursday, April 10

Weather
• Clear skies with a high of 61.

Top Stories
• A new inspector general report says the Russian government withheld information that may have helped the FBI prevent the attack.

• Former Christie aids won’t have to turn over emails that could prove to be self-incriminating, says Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson.

• In his 100 day speech, Mayor de Blasio will discuss affordable housing, wage and benefit increases, and expansion of broadband services to NYC’s “most neglected neighborhoods.”

• A Pakistani 9-year-old charged with premeditated murder has gone into hiding.

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Family Fun Day Sat Apr 12th 11AM-2PM Bring your camera for Photos with the Bunny, games, balloon twister, face painting and more! All Activities are FREE! Rego Center 61-35 Junction Blvd & Queens Blvd, Rego Park

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Queens News
• A developmentally disabled Queens man has been missing since Monday after leaving Mount Sinai Hospital in East Harlem.

• Owning up: A new Jackson Heights cleaning cooperative puts the workers in charge.

• A 15-year-old Muslim girl was spat on and called a terrorist while ridng the Q88 bus through Kew Gardens.

Entertainment
• Dropping the Mic: Glee star Naya Rivera and Big Sean are calling off their engagement

• Scarlett Johansen shares her takeaways from a failed marriage with Ryan Reynolds.

Opinion
• Boro taxis need some fine tuning before full rollout, but the program is working, says amNY.

• The NY Times says there should be such thing as free lunch.

Scoreboard
• Mets continue their series against the Atlanta Braves away at 7:10 p.m. following a 3-4 loss last night.

• Yankees to face the Boston Red Sox at 7:10 p.m. in a home game following a 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles yesterday.

• Nets to face the Atlanta Hawks tomorrow night at home following a 115-111 loss against the Orlando Magic.

• Knicks will travel to Ontario to face the Toronto Raptors tomorrow night after a 102-99 loss against the Miami Heat.

• Rangers will battle the Buffalo Sabres at home tonight coming off a 4-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes.

• Islanders are on their way to Quebec to face the Montreal Canadiens after a 4-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.

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Spring Shopping 2014 – Sat. Apr 12th 1-4PM Have your kids picture taken FREE with the Spring Bunny. Free giveaways and other activities. All Courtesy of the Woodhaven Business Improvement District. Forest Parkway and Jamaica Avenue, Woodhaven.

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Real Estate
• Latest news – Affordable rents and the arrival of a hip new Vietnamese restaurant are leading many to believe Ridgewood is the next big thing for creatives.

• For sale – Kew Gardens – Large, one-bedroom coop, modern kitchen and bath, oak wood floors, lots of closet space, short walk to subway and LIRR. Asking $164,000. Call Lou Pastorini at (718) 326-3900.
Coldwell Banker Phillips
• For sale – Maspeth Plateau – One-bedroom condo, move-in condition, terrace, garage included, storage. Low common charges, $245/month includes heat, hot water and cooking gas. Asking $298,000. Call Lou Pastorini at (718) 326-3900.
Coldwell Banker Phillips

• Sold - Woodside – A four-bedroom, 2 /12-bathroom, 4,067 sq. ft. detached two-unit home at 3016 69th St. sold for $730,000. 

Help Wanted
• Full- or part-time driver needed. Seeking responsible individual with a clean license. Call(718) 326-7234.

Family/Parenting
• Parenting in rough seas: A sailboating couple who lost control of their craft while crossing the Pacific is taking heat for bringing their infant daughters on the trip.

• Kate Middleton and Prince Harry are in the crosshairs for their forward-facing ways.

Events

• Forest Hills – 11 a.m. – Elected officials attend donation of one ton of kosher food toQueens Jewish Community Council. Stop & Shop, 89-89 Union Turnpike

• Jamaica Bay Park – 3 p.m. – New York Knicks legends team up with MillionTreesNYC to plant 1,500 trees. Point Breeze Pl. & Dunbar St.

• Jamaica - 6 p.m. – Senator Malcolm Smith holds a town hall meeting on the state budget and transportation issues. 

• Astoria - 6 p.m. – Launch party for co-working space Create NY Space. Museum of the Moving Image, 35-18 37th St.

• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. –  Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San . North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Our Lady of Hope School Drama Club presents Disney’sBeauty and the Beast. Our Lady of Hope Auditorium, 61-21 71st St.

• Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP general membership meeting. St. Pancras School, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

Written by QTadmin

April 10th, 2014 at 12:55 pm

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