Queens Daily News Ticker

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Morning Buzz: Driver fatally slams into parked car, Family of hit-and-run victim to sue city

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Monday, May 27
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Memorial Day.
Meters are not in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 81 degrees.

Top Stories
• Ten people were shot, one fatally, at a Memorial Day weekend gathering in Virginia.

• Hall of Fame quarterback and Green Bay Packer legend Bart Starr has diedat the age of 85.

• NYC Ferry riders faced long lines, massive waits and overcrowded boats in the hot weather this weekend.

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Little Neck–Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Mon May 27th 2pm
Celebrating 92 years of tradition, the Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade has honored our veterans and fallen heroes annually since 1927. Jayson Ave. & Northern Blvd.
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Queens News
• A 60-year-old driver died after slamming into a parked car in Jamaica, damaging at least four other cars.

• The family of a Rego Park woman killed by a taxi in a hit-and-run plans to sue the city for $25 million.

• A Queens woman who was shot by police after she allegedly lunged at cops with a knife is facing menacing and weapons possessions charges.

Politics
• Most 2020 Democrats are tiptoeing around the question of whether or not to impeach Trump.

• Bill de Blasio is betting big on Nevada in his long-shot bid for the White House.

Entertainment
• Sad about the end of “Game of Thrones?” HBO has released “The Last Watch,” documenting the making of the hit show’s final season.

Weekend Box Office
Aladdin (2019): $86 million
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum: $24 million
Avengers: Endgame: $16 million
Pokemon Detective Pikachu: $13 million
Brightburn: $7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1937, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened to citywide celebration.

• In 1911, actor Vincent Price was born in St. Louis. In 1982, he performed the spoken word in this Michael Jackson hit.

Opinion
• The Times says the old scourge of anti-Semitism is rising anew in Europe.

• The Daily News says spending is up for the departments of buildings and homeless services, but little improvement is seen.

In the Blogs
• We Heart Astoria has listed 50 things to do this summer in the area.

• Summer’s arrival means the return of concert season at Forest Hills Stadium.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (26-26) topped the Detroit Tigers, 4-3. They head to Los Angeles for a four-game series with the Dodgers. First pitch is at 8:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (34-18) fell to the Kansas City Royals, 8-7, in 10 innings. They head back home to begin a three-game set with the San Diego Padres at 1:05 p.m.

Simon Pagenaud has won the Indy 500.

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Glendale Memorial Day Parade  Mon May 27th 11am Fleet Week troops attend the parade which gather at Cooper & Myrtle avenues. After parade party at American Legion Post, 68-01 Cooper Ave., Glendale.
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Real Estate
• The Art-Moderne-inspired facade of a LIC tower has already topped out at 23stories.

• For Sale – 60-55 69th Place, Maspeth – One family brick Colonial offer EIK plus FDR, 1/2 bath on 1st flr, 3BRs, full bath upstairs, private yard & drive.  $818,000. Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• For Sale – 35-11 85th Street Apt 7L, Jackson Heights – Well kept 1BR co-op  w/ good closet space in elevator building, large LR, balcony, caged storage space, dogs/cats allowed w/ approval.  $317,000. O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Forest Hills – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 949-square-foot condo at 100-10 67th Road for $850,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday morning, off-duty school crossing guard Alana Dornford, 39, was arrested within the confines of the 102nd Precinct. She was charged with assault.

Events
Laurelton – 10 a.m. – 30th annual Memorial Day Parade. Veterans Memorial Triangle, 225th St. and Conduit Ave.

Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Broadway “Astoria” Memorial Day Fair. Broadway from Crescent St. to 42nd St.

Astoria – 11 a.m. – Broadway Merchants Street Fair. Broadway btwn 29th St & 41st St.

Glendale – 11 a.m. – Glendale Memorial Day Parade. Glendale Memorial Triangle, Myrtle & Cooper Aves.

Howard Beach – 11 a.m. – Howard Beach Memorial Day Parade. Coleman Square, 159th Ave. & 103rd St.

Rosedale – 11 a.m. – Rosedale Memorial Day Parade. 243rd St. and Mayda Rd.

Whitestone – Noon – Whitestone Veteran’s Memorial Day Parade. Whitestone Memorial Park, 149th St. & 15th Dr.

LIC – 1 to 4 p.m. – Kayaking & Canoeing: Memorial Day Paddle. Hallets Cove, 31-10 Vernon Blvd.

Little Neck – 2 p.m. – Little Neck – Douglaston Memorial Day Parade. Jayson Ave & Northern Blvd.

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May 28th, 2019 at 8:42 am

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