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Monday, June 10
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Shavuot. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 68 degrees.

Top Stories
• Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic.

• “Hadestown” won eight Tony Awards, including best musical.

• Seven people were rescued after a boat overturned near City Island.

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Thelma & Bernice Mon June 10th– Thurs June 13th 7:30pm A dance program honoring the impacts of Thelma Hill & Bernice Johnson. Suggested donation $20. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica.
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Queens News
• An FDNY firefighter was arrested for punching a man in a fight over a parking spot in Forest Hills.

• A Queensborough Community College professor claims he was unfairly fired after telling a committee to “burn in eternal fires.”

• Police are looking for a man who snatched a purse on Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing last week.

Politics
• De Blasio received 0 percent in the latest Iowa poll, which showed Joe Biden leading the Democratic field.

• The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to receive more funding to help extend it for years.

Entertainment
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger got married in California over the weekend.

Weekend Box Office
The Secret Life of Pets 2: $47 million
Dark Phoenix: $33 million
Aladdin (2019): $24 million
Godzilla: King of the Monsters: $15 million
Rocketman: $14 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2007, the last episode of The Sopranos airs.

• In 1992, model Kate Upton was born in St. Joseph, MI. In 2014 she co-starred in this movie with Cameron Diaz.

Opinion
• The Post says de Blasio is holding opportunities for poor and minority kids hostage.

• Police Commissioner James O’Neill writes in the Times that facial recognition software makes us safer.

In the Blogs
• The interim president of Queens College met with student leaders on the first day of summer classes.

• Here’s a recap of the Forest Hills street fair over the weekend.

Trending in New York
David Ortiz
Hadestown
Cher
Oklahoma
Bryan Cranston

Scoreboard
• The Mets (32-33) topped the Colorado Rockies, 6-1. They face the Yankees in the first game of the Subway Series at Yankees Stadium. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (40-24) beat the Cleveland Indians in 10 innings, 7-6.

• The Toronto Raptors look to close out the NBA Finals at home against the Golden State Warriors. Game 5 starts at 9 p.m.

Rafael Nadal dominated Dominic Thiem to win his 12th French Open title.

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United Community Civic Assoc. Barbeque! Thurs June 13th 6-9pm Franks, beans, burgers, beverages, dessert. $55/per person. Call 917-742-6975. Central Lounge Patio, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria.
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Real Estate
• These were the top 10 loans to outer-borough projects last month.

• For Sale – 164-22 97th Street, Howard Beach – Renovated 1 family Colonial style home offers 2 levels of living space w/ 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, kitchen w/ SS appliances, LR, FDR, sun room, fenced backyard w/ deck, washer/dryer hook ups.  $625,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Maspeth – Freshly painted 2 BR, 1 bath for rent includes LR, DR, EIK.  Heat/water included. Ample Parking $2,000/month. Carollo Real Estate. 718-366-6636

• Sold – Rego Park – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 835-square-foot co-op at 99-63 66th Avenue for $301,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, police responded to a 911 call of a stabbing inside 168-10 127th Avenue in Rochdale. Police found 30-year-old Terrall Coleman with stab wounds to his head and torso. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A 41-year-old suspect was taken into custody from the scene, with charges pending.

Events
South Ozone Park – 9:30 a.m. – Councilwoman Adrienne Adams pushes anti-litter campaign forward with placement of additional litter baskets. Rockaway Blvd. and 130th St.

Astoria – 10 a.m. – Councilman Costa Constantinides, advocates announce legislation on future of Rikers Island. 19th Ave. and Hazen St.

Maspeth – 10 a.m. – Groundbreaking ceremony for PS 58 community playground. 72-74 Grand Ave.

Astoria – 11 a.m. – Queens students speak out on mental health, discrimination, bullying and the environment through art. Hoyt Ave. North and 21st St.

Jackson Heights – 12:30 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz visits seniors at Queens Center for Gay Seniors. 37-06 77th St.

Flushing – 1 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo, Office of Administrative Trials and Hearing make announcement on bringing OATH “Neighborhood Pop-Up Court” to Flushing Library. 135-27 38th Ave., Suite 388.

Far Rockaway – 1 p.m. – Ribbon-cutting to celebrate completion of $560 million redevelopment of Ocean Bay Apartments. 434 Beach 54th St.

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

Jamaica – 7:30 p.m. – Thelma & Bernice. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.

Forest Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Forest Hills Community and Civic Association Transportation Meeting. Our Lady of Mercy, 70-01 Kessel St.

Written by QTadmin

June 10th, 2019 at 9:21 am

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