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Morning Buzz: Driver fatally struck baby on Bronx sidewalk, Woman wanted for vandalizing Queens church

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Wednesday, September 18

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 71 degrees.

Top Stories
• A driver plowed into a baby on a Bronx sidewalk, killing the 20-month-old in front of her mother.

• A Trinidad native who served two years behind bars awaiting a trial for a murder was released after prosecutors announced his innocence.

• Governor Cuomo announced that New York drivers won’t have to pay $25 for a new license plate.

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Family Camping: Queens  Sat Sept 28th 6pm-7am  Create lasting memories, connect with nature and bond with your family.  Participants are chosen by lottery starting on Sept 18th  – Register here.  Alley Pond Park – specific location announced to lottery-selected participants.
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Queens News
• The Queens district attorney’s office is investigating grade-fixing allegations at Maspeth High School.

• Trump’s childhood home is up for auction again.

• A woman is wanted for vandalizing a Hollis church twice in a week.

Politics
• The Trump administration wants to charge immigrants $1,000 to appeal deportation cases while the current fee is $110.

• Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is the third Trump administration member linked to Jeffrey Epstein and his circle.

Entertainment
• Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley are teaming up for a new “Saved by the Bell” series.

• Pilot Pete will be the new Bachelor.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975 fugitive Patty Hearst is captured and arrested for armed robbery.

• In 2003 TV actor Aidan Gallagher is born in Los Angeles, CA. His first professional role was in an episode of this Emmy winning TV series.

Opinion
• A Daily News columnist argued that unionization would cement preschool teachers salary parity gains.

• The Queens Ledger questioned if anything was ever fair at Maspeth High School.

In the Blogs
• The Department of Transportation will install 100 electric car charging stations in the city next year.

• Chappetto Square is currently undergoing renovations.

Trending in New York
#BachelorInParadise
Betances
Tayshia
The Princess Bride
Trump Plaza

Scoreboard
• The Mets (78-73) defeated the Colorado Rockies, 6-1. Their next game is today at 3:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (99-53) beat the Los Angeles Angels, 8-0. They face off at 6:35 p.m.

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Poseidon Parade  Sat Sept 21st  12-4pm  Poseidon’s Parade is a family-friendly celebration of people participating, wearing costumes, making floats and displaying art while celebrating the boardwalk.  Beach 94th Street, Rockaway Beach
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 89-18 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst.

• For Sale – 17 W12th Road, Broad Channel – Two family home conveniently located near Cross Bay Blvd has 2 BRs, 2 bath, built in garage & storage. $419,000. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• For Rent – Fresh Meadows – Renovated & spacious 2 BR apt for rent has kitchen/DR combo, new appliances, granite countertops, large LR, 1 bath, access to backyard, plenty of street parking $2,275. Carollo Rentals 718-747-7747

• Sold – Woodhaven – A four-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,284-square-foot townhouse at 87-53 86th St. for $567,000. Zillow

Business News
• Singapore Airlines is teaming up with a high-tech urban farm to make sure it serves the best meal on every flight.

• Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit is all about sisterhood.

Events
Oakland GardensRegistration for Family Camping @ Alley Pond Park starts today.

Ridgewood – 12 p.m. – The Fresh Pond Road Coalition to commence lawsuit against the DOT to address Fresh Pond Road congestion. 66-86 Fresh Pond Rd.

Fresh Meadows – 7 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting.  Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue

Written by QTadmin

September 18th, 2019 at 9:36 am

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