Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Four injured in tree fall at Alley Pond; Off-duty cop arrested for allegedly stalking girlfriend

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Friday, July 10

Weather
• Likely thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. High of 79 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Supreme Court ruled that the eastern half of Oklahoma is Native American land for specified purposes.

• In his latest guidance, Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. coronavirus hotspots should pause reopening rather than shut down completely again.

• Mayor de Blasio joined protesters in painting a vibrant yellow “Black Lives Matter” mural on the street outside Trump Tower

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Queens News
• Four people were injured when a large oak tree fell at Alley Pond.

• An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested for allegedly stalking and harassing his ex-girlfriend in Queens.

• The Diocese of Brooklyn announced that four Catholic schools in Queens will permanently close for the upcoming school year.

Politics
• President Trump has no absolute right to block release of his financial records, according to two rulings by SCOTUS.

• Twenty-six Mississippi legislators have tested positive for COVID-19, after many opted not to wear masks while conducting business at the Capitol.

Entertainment
• Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles.

• Authorities searched a Southern California lake for “Glee” star Naya Rivera, after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a rented boat.

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 “PYMWYMIQ (Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is Queens) Adventure.”  Sat July 11th & Sun July 12th “PYMWYMIQ” by eating locally and dining globally.  The online adventure guide is $20 per person and  will be sent to your email address on Saturday, July 11th at 11am.   Click here for more information.
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Buzzing Back

• In 2018 the last of Thai soccer team is rescued from a cave.

• In 1972 TV actres Sofia Vergara is born in Columbia.  She became known for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on this ABC comedy

Opinion
• In an op-ed for CNN, journalist Anushay Hossain argues the White House’s target of international students is a “dangerously dumb” move.

• The Daily News says NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea’s time is up.

In the Blogs
• What started as a man giving away books on a street corner has turned into a tug-of-war over community use of public space in Sunnyside.

• Comedian Michael Che has been hosting a series of free outdoor popup showsin Long Island City.

Trending in New York
• Goya
• TikTok
• #CNNTownHall
 #girlinredisoverparty
• Badia

Scoreboard
• Jimmy Kimmel will produce an upcoming ESPN documentary on 1986 Mets.

• Tiger Woods announced he will compete at next week’s  Memorial Tournament, his first PGA Tour event in five months.

• The NFL has banned jersey exchanges in 2020 as the league attempts to play through the coronavirus pandemic, a move that was ridiculed by players.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Saturday
• UFC 251 is the first event to take place on UFC Fight Island. Preliminary Card starts at 7 p.m.; Main Card begins at 10 p.m.

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Real Estate
• City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer came out against the development plan for a swath of land on the LIC waterfront.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun July 12th 12-2pm – 79-74 77th Road, Glendale – 2 BR, 2 bath home, gut renovated – all modern updates.  All new appliances, LR, dining area, full finished basement w/ LR & bath. In wall a/c, garage, swimming pool in yard. Price reduced to $750,000  Joann C. Realty 917-371-4034

OPEN HOUSE – Sun July 12th 12-3pm. 32-23 88th Street #305, East Elmhurst – Large 1 BR, 1 bath co-op features living/dining room & kitchen. Low maintenance – utilities included! Everything you need is steps away!  $229,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100 

• Sold – Cambria Heights – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 864 square foot home at 117-09 225th St. for $455,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• The 190-year-old Woodhaven institution Neir’s Tavern has reopened for outdoor dining after struggling to survive the city’s COVID-19 shutdown.

• A restaurant industry survey released this week shows that New Yorkers want the city’s new booze delivery policy to stay post-pandemic.

Restaurant ABC’s – Springfield Gardens
Grade A – Bella Pizza, 13462 Springfield Blvd. Cold food item held above 41º F; Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade B – Xin Bao, 13742, Guy R. Brewer Blvd. Food not cooled by an approved method; Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated; Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade C – Lorna’s Takeout, 126-17 Merrick Blvd. Food not protected from potential source of contamination; Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present; Cold food item held above 41º F; Insufficient or no refrigerated or hot holding equipment; Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; Facility not vermin proof.

Events
Virtual – 11 a.m. – Rise to Resilience Rise Up Digital Rally, Register Here.

Virtual – 8 p.m. – Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert.  Stream here. 

Saturday
Virtual - 9:30 to 11 a.m. – Understanding Your Credit Score: Online Class.  
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights - Noon – “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is Queens”  Food Crawl Adventure.

Sunday
• Elmhurst / Jackson Heights - Noon – “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is Queens”  Food Crawl Adventure

Written by QTadmin

July 10th, 2020 at 9:04 am

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