Your 3 minute, NYPA award-winning daily read on the M, 7 or J train at 8 a.m. 20 news items people will be talking about all day.
Thursday, June 26
• A high of 90 degrees with an 80 percent chance of thunderstorms.
• The U.S. economy just recorded the worst quarter since the end of the recession.
• The Supreme Court ruled that Aereo’s rebroadcasting method is performative “within the meaning of the Transmit Clause.”
• A driver collided with a stopped flatbed truck and was decapitated while exiting the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn yesterday.
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• A GoFundMe site dedicated to Steven Frosch, the DSNY worker who was killed in a depot accident Saturday, has raised more than $47,000 in four days.
• A Philipino man who was punched in the face by a stranger on Tuesday in Woodside has died.
• The Queens Library board plans to remove Thomas Galante as director and give him an$800k consulting job.
• A woman who felt “shocked and menaced” by a Dexter ad sued the MTA and Showtime.
• Bob Dylan’s handwritten manuscript for Like a Rolling Stone sold for $2 million at auction.
• NY Post says Walmart is being wrongly demonized by the left.
• NY Times lauds the Supreme Court decision to keeps cellphones from being searchedwithout a warrant during arrests.
• After an 8-5 loss to the Athletic’s yesterday, the Mets go on to face the Pirates today in Pittsburg. First pitch at 7:05 p.m.
• The Yanks beat the Blue Jays 5-3 yesterday, and will meet the Bronx in a home gametomorrow night.
• Argentina bested Nigeria 3-2, Switzerland stomped Honduras 3-0, Bosnia/Herzegovinabeat Iran 3-1, and Ecuador and France tied at 0-0 in World Cup Soccer yesterday. Today, the U.S. will face Germany at noon while Portugal faces Ghana, and at 4 p.m. the Algeria/Russia and South Korea/Belgium games will kick off.
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• Latest news – The Standard Motors building, home to the Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm, has sold for $110 million.
• For sale – Glendale – Semi-detached two family brick, 24×100 lot, finished basement with bath, five bedrooms, three baths, parking. Call Dave Pastorini at Coldwell Banker Phillips, 718-757-5881. Asking $668,000.
• 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. Call Lou Pastorini @ Coldwell Banker Phillips, 917-797-7567. Asking $278,000.
• Sold - Jamaica - A 1,216 studio with a half bathroom at 15011 Hoover Ave. for $600,000.
• The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends reading aloud to children from birth.
• A new study shows teens are drinking less and texting more.
• East Elmhurst – Noon – Contracted airport workers rally for better wages and benefits. LaGuardia Airport, 94th St. & Ditmars Blvd.
• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – Learn beginners Chinese with Lin San. North Forest Park Library. 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.
• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Bay Terrace Community Alliance Meeting. Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave.
• Glendale – 7:30 p.m. – Elected officials host town hall to explain expansion of city composting program to Community Board 5. St. Pancras School, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.
• Hollis Hills – 8 p.m. – Joint meeting of the Saul Weprin Democratic Club and the Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club. Hollis Hills Jewish Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike.