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Morning Buzz: Man who raped 78-year-old is arrested, Governors Ball attendees call festival’s last day disastrous

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Tuesday, June 4
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Idul-Fitr (Eid Al-Fitr).
Parking meters will be in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 73 degrees.

Top Stories
• After facing thunderstorms and crowding issues, attendees at the Governors Ball felt “scared for their lives” during the third day of the festival.

• The American couple found dead in the Dominican Republic both diedfrom respiratory failure and pulmonary edema.

• James Holzauer ended his “Jeopardy” run and took home $2,464,216 in 33 games.

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The Forest Hills 2019 Summer Concert  Sat June 8th 7:30pm  Baroque music including pieces by Bach and Vivaldi; period instruments. Our Lady of Mercy Church, 70-25 Kessel Street, Forest Hills
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Queens News
• The 30-year-old parolee who allegedly raped a 78-year-old woman in Rosedalehas been arrested.

• A new nonprofit is launching a campaign to provide menstrual products and education to young girls in Queens.

• The death of a Jackson Heights man found bound and covered in a plastic sheet has been ruled a homicide.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo is backing Queens Borough President Melinda Katz in the Queens District Attorney race and is holding a fundraiser for her on June 10.

• A federal judge denied a request to stop Trump from transferring funds to construct his wall.

Entertainment
• The stars dazzled during the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum of Art on Monday night.

 Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire.

Buzzing Back

• In 1966 Janis Joplin joins Big Brother & The Holding Company.

• In 1975 movie actor Russell Brand is born in Grays, England.  In 2010, he married this singer.

Opinion
• The Post finds it insulting that Tom Brady would want to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific.”

• The Washington Post suggests that social networks intervene as China starts to repress its citizens more and more.

In the Blogs
• The man who stabbed a dog to death in Woodside and failed to appear in courtwas arrested in April for another crime.

• There are two new restaurants, one Japanese and one Latin, in Forest Hills.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (28-31) face the San Francisco Giants tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (38-20) take on the Blue Jays at 7:07 p.m.

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Grand Avenue Street Fair  Sun June 9th 12-5pm Rides, exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music, food and more!  Sponsored by the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce, Maspeth Kiwanis & Maspeth Lions Club. Grand Ave from 72nd to 69th Streets, Maspeth
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Real Estate
• A site in Queens, home to the first community of free African Americans founded in New York state, is currently being marketed for $13.8 million as a development opportunity.

• For Sale – 72-16 Harrow Street, Forest Hills Gardens - 5 BRs, 4 bath, piano room, wood burning fireplace, large LR, FDR.  2 car garage w/ extra pkg on 40×100 lot.  Close to transportation & restaurants.  $2.100M. Joann C. Realty. 917-371-4034

• For Sale – 47-08 59th Place, Woodside – One family brick Tudor has 2 entrances on large lot offers 4 BRs, 2 bath – mother/daughter layout. Lower level has laundry room w/ washer/dryer, storage space, gated backyard, detached 1 car garage.  $869,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Sold – Woodhaven- A two-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op at 83-20 98th St. for $260,000. Zillow

Technology
• Take a look at how the new Mac Pro erased a design problem that took six years to be fixed.

• Start saying goodbye to iTunes.

Events
Flushing – 10 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts roundtable with community stakeholders. Queens Botanical Garden, Administrative Building, 43-50 Main Street• Flushing – 11:45 a.m. – Stringer visits Korean Community Services Flushing Senior Center. Korean Community Services, 42-15 166th Street

• Flushing – 12:15 p.m.  –  Stringer tours businesses with the Flushing B.I.D. Food Court, 135-15 40th Road

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June 4th, 2019 at 8:43 am

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