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Morning Buzz: Hindu priest beaten outside of Glen Oaks temple, Boris Johnson expected to become U.K.’s next leader

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Tuesday, July 23

• Rain with a high of 75 degrees.

Top Stories
• Boris Johnson is expected to win the race to become the U.K.’s next leader.

• A former juvenile court judge had to be dragged out of the courtroom when she was sentenced to jail time.

• Most of Venezuela is in the dark again after massive blackout, which is what led the country into chaos just months ago.

Juniper Park Live Music Festival  Tues July 23rd 7pm  Celebrating Woodstock’s 50 Anniversary with “Back to the Garden.” Bring your own chair.  Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village

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Queens News
• A Hindu priest was brutally beaten and verbally attacked outside of his temple in Glen Oaks.

• Almost 4,000 Queens residents are still without power after last night’s thunderstorms.

• A woman was seen using a traffic cone to stop flooding on the Long Island Expressway yesterday.

• Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a $20 billion dollar grant program aimed to pressure states into eliminating short sentences for non violent crimes.

• President Trump and congressional leaders have reached a deal on the federal budget that prevents another shutdown.

• Musician Art Neville, co-founder of Neville Brothers and The Meters, has died at age 81.

Rumors are swirling that Britney Spears is engaged after she was spotted wearing a ring during a rare red-carpet appearance.

Buzzing Back

• In 1977, this song by Donna Summer tops the UK charts in the first of a four-week stay.

• In 1961, actor Woody Harrelson is born in Midland, Texas. He is best known for playing bartender Woody Boyd on this on this 1982 comedy.

• The Post says Mayor de Blasio cannot resist dirty financial tricks even when running for president, as he was caught violating federal campaign law.

• The Times says Abraham Lincoln would not recognize his party today as it stands for what he fought against.

In the Blogs
• Hunt for wineberries, chicken mushrooms and more with Steve “Wildman” Brill at the QueensWay and Forest Park this Saturday!

• Here’s a little insight into old Forest Hills as its most historic sites, Forest Hills Inn, celebrates its history with a new exhibition.

Trending in New York

• The Yankees (64-35) fell to the Twins, 8-6. The teams meet again tonight in Minnesota at 8:10 p.m.

• The Mets (45-54) host the San Diego Padres tonight at 7:10 p.m.

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21st Annual St. John’s University Summer Concert  Tues July 23rd 7pm  Queens Symphony Orchestra hosted by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz.  St. John’s University Great Lawn, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica

Real Estate
• From the last German bakery in the neighborhood to the one-bedroom median rent of $1.972, here’s an insider’s guide to real estate in Ridgewood.

• For Sale – 65-26 77th Place, Middle Village - Single family home has 3BRs, modern open kitchen, 2 full bath, finished basement, pvt patio w/ BBQ, parking for two cars.  $789,000. Lou Pastorini. 917-797-7567

• For Sale – 99-10 60th Avenue #6D, Corona – Large co-op offers 3 BRs, 2 bath, lots of windows & closets.  Maintenance includes heat, water & electricity.No pets/subletting. $389,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Queens Village – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op apartment located at 224-19 Hillside Ave. sold for $260,000. Realtor.

• Equifax agrees to pay up to $20,000 to each person impacted by the data breach that leaked 147 million people’s information.

• Apple is close to a $1 billion dollar deal in buying Intel’s phone chip business.

Flushing – 11 am to Noon – CityParks Foundation PuppetMobile: Bessie’s Big Shot. Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

• Glen Oaks – 11 a.m. – Elected officials denounce assault on Hindu priest. Shiv Shakti Peeth Temple, 264-12 Hillside Ave.

Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Katz Concert Series: 21st Annual St. John’s University Summer concert w/ The Queens Symphony Orchestra.  St. John’s Great Lawn, 8000 Utopia Parkway

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Juniper Valley Park Music Festival: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock w/ “Back to the Garden”.  Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd. North

LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Live at the Gantries: Slavo Rican Assembly. Gantry Plaza Park, 50th Ave. & East River

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July 23rd, 2019 at 8:48 am

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