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Morning Buzz: Bus crashes into Woodside bagel store, One dead after car rams into tree

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Monday, April 8

• Cloudy and warm with a high of 75 degrees.

Top Stories
• Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen resigned amid turmoil at the southern border.

• A Nebraska man was charged with assault after he tackled wrestling legend Bret Hart during a ceremony at the Barclays Center.

Baylor held off Notre Dame in a thriller to win the women’s college basketball national championship.

An Evening with Peter Yarrow Sat Apr 13th 8pm Peter’s music and songs resonate with a history that has changed and inspired millions to continue to keep on keepin’ on and not be deterred in the face of adversity. $35-$45. LeFrak Concert Hall, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing.

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Queens News
• A city bus crashed into a Woodside bagel store, destroying the storefront and sending employees running.

• One person is dead and another injured after their car crashed into a tree in South Ozone Park.

• Senator Schumer wants federal funding for equipment to crack down on fentanyl smuggling at JFK Airport.

• Mayor de Blasio visited another early primary state, Nevada, as he mulls a presidential run.

Developers are donating money to Queens DA candidate Melinda Katzdespite her vows on construction crackdowns.

• Here is the full list of winner’s from this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards.

Weekend Box Office
Shazam!: $53 million
Pet Sematary (2019): $25 million
Dumbo (2019): $18 million
Us: $13.8 million
Captain Marvel: $12.6 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1994, Kurt Cobain was found dead of an apparent suicide.

• In 1960, actor John Schneider was born in Mount Kisco, NY. He starred on this 1979 show.

• The Times says while Kirstjen Nielsen enforced cruelty at the border, her replacement could be worse.

• Harry Siegel writes in the Daily News that congestion pricing could be a big step toward making New York a walkable city.

In the Blogs
• Northeast Queens riders of the LIRR will see a 20 percent discount for their monthly pass.

• Community Education Council 30 will meet in Long Island City for its monthly meeting tonight.

Trending in New York
Triple H

• The Mets (6-3) fell to the Washington Nationals, 12-9.

• The Yankees (5-4) routed the Baltimore Orioles, 15-3. They head to Houston to begin a three-game series with the Astros at 7:10 p.m.

• The Knicks (16-64) knocked off the Washington Wizards, 113-110.

• The Nets (41-40) topped the Indiana Pacers, 108-96.

• Virginia and Texas Tech will face off in the NCAA National Championship Game. Tip-off is at 9:20 p.m. on CBS.

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Beatles Night Fundraiser  Sat Apr 13th 7:30-10:30pm The Kiwanis Club of Ridgewood proudly presents an evening of live music with yesterday and today! $25 BYOB/BYOF. All proceeds to benefit the Ridgewood 3-2-1 Clubs Sponsored Youth Programs. Call 516-622-68758 or 718-866-5471 for tickets. St. Pancras School, 68-20 Myrtle Ave., Glendale.

Real Estate
• These are the 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC, including sites in LIC and Greenpoint.

• For Sale – 63-60 Fitchett Street, Rego Park – Detached 2 family on large 40×100 lot offers 3 BRs, 3 bath, LR w/ working fireplace, dining room w/ EIK nook, finished basement w/ bath, private driveway, garage.  $1.288M. Lou Pastorini 917-757-7567

• For Sale – 146-37 21st Avenue, Whitestone - Beautiful Colonial home features LR, FDR, den, EIK, 3 BRs, 2 bath, full finished basement. new kitchen w/ SS appliances, hardwood flooring, alarm system.  $928,000. Carollo Realty 718-366-6636

• Sold – Howard Beach – A five-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,445-square-foot house at 149-30 88th Street for $810,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday night, police responded to a car collision on North Conduit Avenue and Brookville Boulevard in Rosedale. Officers found a man with severe trauma to his head and body, and was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital. A preliminary investigation found that 62-year-old Renford Tait struck the pedestrian, who was crossing Sunrise Highway. Another car then struck him. Police arrested Tait and charged him with aggravated unlicensed operator, failure to yield to pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.

LIC – 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – MetroPlus Gold Open Enrollment. 28th Street btwn Queens Blvd So. & 42nd Rd.

LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Community Education Council District 30 meeting. IS 204, 36-41 28th St.

Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting.  Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

Forest Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Forest Hills Community and Civics Association meeting on proposed jail. Our Lady of Mercy, 70-01 Kessel St.

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April 8th, 2019 at 10:20 am

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