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Morning Buzz: Former Anthrax singer arrested for Queens beating, Three horses die at Belmont

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Thursday, September 12

• Showers possible throughout the day with a high of 77.

Top Stories
• Cops chasing two pot smokers in the Bronx found a kidnapped man bound and gagged in the basement of a bodega.

• The makers of Oxycontin have reached a tentative deal of between $10-$12 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits.

• Three horses died in the first week of fall racing at Belmont Park.

Musical Sounds of Remembrance  Thurs Sept 12th 7:30pm  To glorify and celebrate with song and prayer the thousands of innocent souls lost on Sept 11, 2001. McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street & Ditmars Blvd, Astoria Heights

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Queens News
•  An ex-con out on parole has been arrested for killing a gangbanger named “Shots Fired” in South Ozone Park.

• An electrician was killed in Elmhurst this morning after his cherry picker was hit by a box truck near Grand Avenue and Goldsmith Street.

• The ex-singer from thrash metal band Anthrax was arrested for beating uptwo elderly men in Aloft Hotel in East Elmhurst.

• The City Council is moving to abandon a ban on conversion therapy out of fear a lawsuit could set a “pro-conversion therapy” precedent nationwide.

• With Borough President Melinda Katz on the verge of becoming the next district attorney, there’s not shortage of people interested in her current post.

• Sources say Mike Francesa is behind the recent decision to push Chris Carlin out at WFAN.

• A new movie starring Renee Zellweger depicts Judy Garland’s final years as a drug-addicted and sex-obsessed suicidal star.

Buzzing Back

• In 2003, singer Johnny Cash died at the age of 71.

• In 1973, actor Paul Walker is born in Glendale, California. He is best known for his role in this 2001 movie, and ironically died at age 40 in a car accident.

• An assemblyman writes in the Queens Ledger that the state should be doing more to alleviate the burden of college debt.

• A columnist for the Greenpoint Star urges people to take part in the 2020 Census, as well as dispels some common misconceptions.

In the Blogs – Food Edition
• Riis Bazaar in Rockaway Beach will commence the start of the off-season with a beachfront outdoor pig roast on Saturday.

• The Momo Crawl, a food tour dedicated to the Tibetan and Nepalese dumplings, returns to Jackson Heights this Sunday.

Trending in New York

• The Mets topped Arizona, 9-0. The Mets (75-70) and Diamondbacks wrap up their series today at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field.

• They Yankees and Tigers were postponed. New York (95-51) ends its series with the Tigers today with games at 1:10 and 4:10 p.m. in Detroit.

• Tampa Bay (0-1) and Carolina (0-1) meet on Thursday Night Football. Kick-off is at 8:20 p.m. As of this morning, Carolina is a 6.5-point favorite.

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Smile on Maspeth Day  Sun Sept 15th 11am  Join us for a fun-filled day of entertainment with “The Flying Wallendas”, rides, games and more! Rain or shine. Free! Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th Street, Maspeth

Real Estate
• A deputy mayor in the de Blasio administration said politicians who fight development are responsible for driving up housing costs.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 15th 1-3pm. 68-03 Garfield Avenue, Woodside - Detached two family brick o 27×100 lot w/ parking in rear.  4 BRs, 2 bath, large backyard.  $1.150M. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 15th 12-3pm. 88-20 74th Avenue, Glendale – Two family home offers 2 fireplaces. Both units are 1 BR/1 Bath. Basement w/ laundry area. One-car garage.  $769,000. CB Kueber 718-628-0100

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,280-square-foot condo at 45-03 20th Roadin Astoria for $905,000.

Style & Fashion
• The cannabis industry is leaving its own mark on the runway during New York Fashion Week.

• And Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty line staged the most over-the-top lingerie show in fashion history at an event in the Barclays Center.

Jackson Heights - 10 a. m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce and Assemblyman Michael DenDekker hosts Pop Up Chamber. Shopping Center, 31st Ave. & 77th St.

• Queens Village – 11 a.m. – Senior Appreciation: Pet A Pup Day. SNAP Innovative Senior Center, 80-45 Winchester Blvd., Building 4

Sunnyside – 4 to 7 p.m. – Beats in Bliss Plaza with McManus Irish Dance. Bliss Plaza, 46th St. & Queens Blvd.

Flushing - 6 to 8 p.m. – Summer Nights & Flower Power Party: Lotus. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

Corona – 6:45 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Korean American Association of Queens 39th Annual Benefit. Terrace ono the Park, 52-11 111th St.

Astoria - 7:30 p.m. – Musical Sounds of Remembrance: 9/11 Tribute. McManus Memorial Park, 81st St. & Ditmars Blvd.

Kew Gardens – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 6 Monthly Meeting. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. Debate Watch Party and Ranked Choice Voting Simulation. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Fresh Meadows – 7:45 p.m. – Stringer hosts roundtable with stakeholders in the Pakistani community. Ali Baba, 183-10 Horace Harding Expressway

• Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP Monthly Meeting. Atlas Park Meeting Room, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Suite 8308

Written by QTadmin

September 12th, 2019 at 8:53 am

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