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Morning Buzz: Cause of Jeffrey Epstein’s death still pending, GCP exit charges for LaGuardia Airport

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Monday, August 12
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Eid Al-Adha. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 87 degrees.

Top Stories
• The NYC medical examiner has completed the autopsy of Jeffrey Epstein’sbody, but the cause of death is still pending.

• Two Americans who won medals in the Pan American Games protested social injustices on the medal stand.

• A judge has halted the city’s plan to ban private cars on 14th Street in a last-minute appeal.

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Beck & Cage the Elephant with Spoon Sat Aug 17th 5pm $70.50 – $150.50. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl., Forest Hills.
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Queens News
• Elderly residents at an Elmhurst building are up in arms after learning their elevator will be out for four months.

• The Port Authority has shifted several exits on the Grand Central Parkway to LaGuardia Airport to accommodate construction.

• HUD Secretary Ben Carson made a surprise visit to the Ocean Bay Apartments over the weekend.

Politics
• Rivals challenging New York Democrats say the incumbents are calling for Trump’s impeachment to boost their own popularity.

• Brooklyn BP Eric Adams has been using a nonprofit to raise money from donors with business before the city.

Entertainment
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth broke up after less than a year of marriage.

Weekend Box Office
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: $25 million
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: $20.8 million
The Lion King (2019): $20 million
Dora and the Lost City of Gold: $17 million
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: $11 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2014, actress Lauren Bacall dies. She rose to fame for her role in this 1944 movie.

• In 1975, actor Casey Affleck is born in Falmouth, MA. He won an Academy Award for his starring role in this 2016 movie.

Opinion
• Harry Siegel writes in the Daily News that Trump’s rhetoric has deadly consequences.

• The Post says New York is stepping up its war on cars.

In the Blogs
• A St. John’s Prep student recounts his experience participating in an international music camp.

• We Heart Astoria lists three plans for a perfect summer day in the neighborhood.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (61-57) winning streak snapped after a loss to the Nationals, 7-4.

• The Yankees (77-41) blanked the Toronto Blue Jays, 1-0. They host the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium for a double header, first at 1:05 p.m. and again at 7:05 p.m.

• Stephen Tarpley is the 27th Yankee to land on the IL this year.

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Queens Food Entrepreneurship and Services Training Space (FEASTS) A program for food entrepreneurs. Are you someone with experience in the food industry that wants to take it to the next level by starting your own business? Apply Now! Queens Public Library.
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Real Estate
New York & Company signed a lease for 15,115 square feet in Jamaica.

• For Sale – 84-44 116th Street, Kew Gardens – Detached frame home offers 4 BRs, 1.5 bath, separate one car garage, basement w/ laundry, new windows. Close to all.  $839,000. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Glendale – Spacious 2BR features LR, DR, EIK, 1 bath w/ updated oven & fridge.  Heat & hot water included.  $2,000/month. ID # 1352576. Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636

• Sold – Richmond Hill – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,136-square-foot house at 101-35 130th Street for $639,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, a suspect gained entry into Hot Bagel in Astoria by breaking the front glass window. The individual then removed $5,000 and an undetermined amount of cigarette packs. He then fled the location.

• On Saturday morning, a 68-year-old woman was shopping inside 118-27 Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills when an individual approached her and forcibly removed her purse. The suspect fled the location on foot along Queens Boulevard. The purse contained a debit card and $150. The victim did not sustain any injuries.

Events
Ridgewood – 7:30 to 10 p.m. – Movies under the Stars: Aquaman. Highland Park, Elton St. & Jamaica Ave.

Flushing – 8 to 10 p.m. – Summer Movies Under the Stars: Baby Boss. Cunningham Park, 196th St. & Union Tpk.

Astoria – 8:15 p.m. – Movies on the Waterfront: The Incredibles 2. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd. btwn Hell Gate Bridge & the pool.

Written by QTadmin

August 12th, 2019 at 2:05 pm

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