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

• 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.

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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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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• 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.

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.

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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