Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

MORNING BUZZ (6/5): Suspected child stabber caught, F train derailment no fault of rails

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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 5

Alternate side parking rules are suspended for today.

Weather
• A 90 percent chance of showers with a high of 64.

Top Stories
• A U.S. military jet crashed in a suburban California enclave, causing a fire but no injuries.

• President Barack Obama’s workout session was secretly filmed in Poland.

• A taxi driver was assaulted by a skateboard-weilding racist. 

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Queens News
• Police apprehended a suspect in the stabbing of two children in a  Brooklyn housing development last night in Jamaica.

• State Senator Malcolm Smith’s lawyer says he was entrapped.
• F train derailment said not to be caused by defective rails.

Entertainment

• Gwyneth Paltrow says the darndest things

• For plus-size actresses like Melissa McCarthy, finding that perfect Oscar dress isn’t easy

Opinion
• New York Times launches NYT Opinion, allowing limited subscriptions to only opinion content.

• amNY urges hospital leadership to help Interfaith get on the road to recovery.

Scoreboard
• In an upsetting overtime loss, the Rangers fell to the Kings 3-2 in game one of the Stanley Cup Finals. Watch the recap here

• After losing their second series game agains the Cubs last night (recap), the Mets will face them one more time tonight at 7:05 p.m. in Chicago. 

• Yankees are on a losing streak, suffering their fourth loss in a row to the Athletics last night 7-4 (recap). They will have a chance to end that streak at home in a 1:05 p.m. game today.

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Real Estate
• Latest news – Parks is planning a $6 million culvert project at the Ridgewood Reservoir to fight future flooding.

• For sale – Middle Village North – One-family, three-bedroom brick between Elit and the park. Finished basement with bath, garage, oak floors. Asking $608,000
• For sale – Rego Park – Semi-detached one-family, three bedrooms, 1/2 bath on first floor, finished basement with full bath, garage, yard, gas heat. Asking $458,000

• Sold - Maspeth – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,280 sq. ft. home at 6103 60th Ave.for $539,000.

Help Wanted

• Sewing machine operators wanted.  Immediate openings.  Good pay.  Grand Basket Co. 53-06 Grand Ave., Maspeth, NY. 718-386-6400

Family/Parenting
• Bill O’Reilly shares his transphobic views on parenting.

• Den of Geek shares the parenting advice of 1990’s sci-fi movies.

Events

• Corona – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Department of Youth and Community Development hosts 9th annual Fun on the Rock day. New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

• Queens Village – 10:15 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella and residents call attention to security concerns. Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, 79-25 Winchester Blvd.

• JFK – 1 p.m. – Unveiling of two new sculptures by Dimitar Lukanov. Terminal 4 Chapels, 4th Floor Departures

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

• Hillcrest – 6:30 p.m. – EPA hosts public meeting on city’s plan to remove PCB’s from schools. Queens Gateway, 160-20 Goethals Ave.

• College Point – 7 p.m. – Sen. Avella hosts a town hall meeting. PS 129, 128-02 7th Ave.

• Woodside – 7 p.m. – Community Board 2 monthly meeting. 43-22 50th St.

• Queens Village – 7:30 p.m. – The Queens Village Republican Club hosts a meeting on problems with the VA and their implications. Knights of Columbus, St. Anne’s Council, 263-15 Union Turnpike. 

• South Ozone Park – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 10 monthly meeting. 115-01 Lefferts Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

June 5th, 2014 at 2:23 pm

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