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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

Weather
• 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.

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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.

Politics
• 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.

Entertainment
• 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.

Opinion
• 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
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Scoreboard
• 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
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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.

Technology
• 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.

Events
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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