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Morning Buzz: Cuomo slams NYCHA, LIRR cancels eight morning rush-hour trains following derailment

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Monday, July 23

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms today with a high of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• A gunman shot 14 people outside a bar in Toronto before killing himself.

• Governor Cuomo slammed NYCHA, arguing that the agency lied about handling tenant repair requests.

• The LIRR has canceled or partially cancelled eight morning rush-hour trainsfollowing a weekend derailment.

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Summer Networking Night 2018  Wed July 25th  5:30-7:30pm  Connect with your peers in the LIC Business Community as you enjoy bites & refreshments.  $15-$25  The Bindery, 30-02 48th Ave, LIC
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Queens News
• A motorcyclist was killed in Ridgewood after blowing through a stop sign and slamming into a SUV.

• An eight-month-old was found safe after being snatched by her father from a family shelter following an argument with the baby’s mother.

• A judge ruled that anti-abortion protesters at a Jamaica clinic didn’t harass patients.

Politics
• Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said her historic win wasn’t because it’s the “year of the woman.”

• In Munich, 15,000 people rallied against the “politics of fear” that is pushing public debate in Germany to the right.

Entertainment
• Ryan Reynolds wants to explore Deadpool’s bisexuality in upcoming films.

Weekend Box Office
• The Equalizer 2: $35.8 million
• Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!: $34.4 million
• Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation: $23.2 million
• Ant-Man and the Wasp: $16.1 million
• Incredibles 2: $11.5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1982 Actor Vic Morrow and two children were killed while filming this movie.

• In 1989 movie actor Daniel Radcliffe is born in London, England. He is best known for playing this wizard-in-training

Opinion
• The Times argued that Trump’s choice for the latest Supreme Court vacancy will continue to widen America’s power and wealth gaps.

• The Post claims the city comptroller’s plan for the housing market will make everything worse.

In the Blogs
• A Flushing man was one of 15 arrested for participating in a drug ring running out of gambling parlors.

• Experience Old Hollywood with George’s in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• Rouhani
• Elektra
• Hoseok
• Jason Spencer
• #8YearsofOneDirection

Scoreboard
• The final game of the Subway Series was postponed due to the weather.

• There are just a lot of things going wrong for the Mets.

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Learn to Ride  Tues July 24th 11am-2pm  Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler.  Please pre-register at bike.nyc/education/classes/learn-to-ride-kids  Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village
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Real Estate
• Construction is moving along at the $8 billion LaGuardia Airport renovation and expansion project.

• For Rent – Forest Hills Home for Rent - Detached Tudor just outside of Forest Hills Gardens has 4 BRs, 3.5 bath, newly renovated EIK, FDR, finished basement, lovely yard and separate garage.  Asking $4,600/month. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Maspeth – Beautiful 2 BR apt features large LR, FDR, EIK, 1 bath.  Close to all.  Asking $2,000/month. ID # 1320415. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt 718-366-6636

• Sold – Jamaica – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1060-square-foot home at 160-06 119th Rd. for $599,999. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• 24-year-old Jerome Pippins was charged with burglary, custodial interference and acting in a manner injurious to a child after he nabbed his eight-month-old daughter from a family shelter in Jamaica. Police found the two safe within the 32nd Precinct on Saturday night and the baby was taken to Harlem Hospital for observation.

Events
• LIC – 3 p.m. – The Great American Book Read.  Queens Library, 40-20 Broadway• Flushing – 6:15 pm – The Remarkable Achievement Awards, a celebration of outstanding high school graduates. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

• Woodhaven – 7:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Grease.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive

• Astoria – Sundown – Movies on the Waterfront: Bambi.  Astoria Park, Shore Blvd btwn Hell Gate Bridge & pool

Written by QTadmin

July 23rd, 2018 at 12:19 pm

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