Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

MORNING BUZZ (6/17): Queens College student a terror suspect, Murder charges dropped after two years in Rikers & Wednesday events

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Wednesday, June 17
Weather
• Mostly sunny skies with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• Should we be talking about this? Rachel Dolezal’s father says a DNA test will prove he and his wife are her biological parents. #RachelDolezal

• The husband of the jail guard accused of helping two murderers escape visited his wife in prison looking for answers.

• A New Jersey cop ran his wife off the road and shot her in front of their seven-year-old daughter.

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D’Angelo with Gary Clark, Jr. Sun. June 21st 6PM For online tickets, log onto: www.ForestHills.StadiumQueens.com Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills
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Queens News
Murder charges have been dropped against a Queens man who spent two years in Rikers.

• A Queens man who wandered into a closed Capital One bank is suing the city over his arrest for trespassing.

• A Queens College student has been accused of plotting an attack in NYC on behalf of ISIS. #MuntherOmarSaleh

Politics
• Neil Young is not happy that Donald Trump used one of his songs to announce his run for president.

• Former mayor Michael Bloomberg stole the spotlight from the current mayor, announcing a $100 million donation ahead of Cornell Tech’s groundbreaking. #CornellTech

Entertainment
• In more “don’t use our song” news, the Beaties Boys were awarded an additional $668K in their Monster Energy lawsuit.

• This jury got an eyeful when they had to watch the 50 Cent sex tape at the heart of a defamation lawsuit.

Opinion
Fred Dicker says in the Post that Governor Cuomo made a total mess by getting involved in the upstate prison break.

Errol Louis argues in the Daily News that disgraced pols forced from office should keep their taxpayer-funded pensions.

In the Blogs
• The NY Philharmonic is headed to the outer boroughs for its popular free park concerts in the coming week.

Steinway Street is getting a record store next month.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (36-30) held off the Blue Jays, 3-2.. The Mets continue their home-and-home four-game series, this time with a 7:07 p.m. start in Toronto.

• The Yankees (34-30) were pounded by Miami, 12-2. The Yankees and Marlins square off again, this time at 7:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

• Golden State are the new champions, beating Cleveland, 105-97, in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

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Little Makers: Ice Cream Sunday Sun. June 21st 10:30AM-12:30PM Invent your own flavor as you shake up a small batch of healthy homemade ice cream. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• A new Astoria housing development will recycle wastewater.

• For Rent – Maspeth Plateau – 2 B/R Apt., many closets, newly painted, wood floors.  $1,700/month.  Jackie 917-952-2797  http://www.ateamhomesnyc.com

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – 3 Room Co-Op featuring Lg. L/R, King Size B/R, close to subway and LIRR.  Asking $189,500   Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444 http://www.eliothillrealtyny.com

• Sold – Three-bedroom, three-bath, 1,824-square-foot single-family home at 50-39 40th Street in Sunnyside for $749,000.

Money News
• The financial situation is so bad in Greece right now, kids are being forced to move back in with their parents.

• Derek Jeter’s post-baseball pet project, The Players’ Tribune, picked up $9.5 million in financing.

Events
Kew Gardens – 9 to 11 a.m. – Queens Interagency Council on Aging Annual Meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Hunters Point – 6:30 p.m. – Bridging The Creek Community Workshop. New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave.

• Astoria – 9 p.m. – “20 & Out” featuring retired NYPD detective Mark DeMayo. $15. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Written by QTadmin

June 17th, 2015 at 9:05 am

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