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Friday, June 14

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 75 degrees. Saturday will be partly cloudy and a high of 83. Expect isolated thunderstorms on Sunday with a high of 82 degrees.

Top Stories
Iran is denying involvement in the oil tanker attacks despite blame from U.S. officials.

• White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her position at the end of the month.

• The NYPD won’t immediately arrest homeless people for violating rules on the subways in Manhattan as part of a new pilot program.

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Family Fun Day: Candy Twisted Balloons Sat June 15th 11am-2pm Father’s Day crafts, free entertainment, bounce house, face painter, balloon twister and more! Don’t forget your camera. Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd., Forest Hills.
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Queens News
• A man was arrested for a DWI in Flushing after crashing his Maserati into a bus.

• A teen was arrested on murder and arson charges in a Jamaica apartment firethat killed two people.

• A Richmond Hill homeowner learned a hard lesson about her water line protection plan.

Politics
• A federal watchdog agency recommended that Trump fire Kellyanne Conwayfor repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity.

• Cuomo signed legislation eliminating religious exemptions to vaccines just minutes after it was passed.

Entertainment
• Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged with forcibly touching a woman at a rooftop bar.

• Take a listen to Taylor Swift’s brand new single, “You Need to Calm Down!

Buzzing Back

• In 1975, America achieved their second Billboard number-one record and their seventh Top 40 hit with this song.

• In 1961, pop singer Boy George was born in London. He helped lead the British New Romantic movement in 1970s & 80s with this group.

Opinion
• The Daily News says New York is showing good sense by eliminating religious exemptions for vaccines.

• The Post calls de Blasio’s bid to appear angry Asian-American groups “bogus.”

In the Blogs
• Catch a free screening of “The Muppets Take Manhattan” at Noonan Park tonight.

• The city is distributing free bike helmets next weekend at Juniper Valley Park.

Trending in New York
The Warriors
Melo
DeRozan
#JohnMcCainDay
Doris Burke

Scoreboard
• We the North! The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship after defeating the reigning Golden State Warriors, 114-110.

• Kawhi Leonard won his second Finals MVP, while the Warriors lost Klay Thompson to a torn ACL.

• With the score tied at 4-4 in the 9th, the Mets (33-34) will continue their game with the St. Louis Cardinals tonight at 6:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (41-26) fell to the Chicago White Sox, 5-4.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets host the St. Louis Cardinals at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees face the White Sox in Chicago at 8:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets welcome the Cardinals to Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers take on the White Sox. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets cap off their home-stand with a matinee against the Cardinals. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their four-game series in Chicago at 2:10 p.m.

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Father’s Day Classic Car Show Sun June 16th 11am-2:30pm “The Strip” will be closed to traffic, allowing the community to check out over 100 classic cars from the region while enjoying live music & food. Shore Blvd, Astoria Park.
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Real Estate
Real estate leaders are mobilizing before the rent reform bills are signed into law in Albany.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun June 16th 1-2:30pm  67-107 Burns Street, Forest Hills – House-like co-op offers 3 BRs w/ abundant closets, 2 renovated bath, LR w/ access to balcony, kitchen w/ SS appliances. Pet Friendly, close to transportation.    $679,000. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

OPEN HOUSE – Sun June 16th 12:30-2:30pm  60-70 Woodhaven Blvd, Unit 6B, Middle Village – 3BR, 2 bath Condo has renovated kitchen w/ SS appliances, open concept dining/living space, washer/dryer in unit, pet friendly.  $757,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Rockaway Beach – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,293-square-foot house at 337 Beach 89th Street for $699,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater has mapped out the best spots to eat near the Rockaway Beachboardwalk.

• Major hot pot chain Xiao Long Kan will open a new 5,000-square-foot spot in Flushing next summer.

Restaurant ABC’s – Elmhurst
Grade A – Lahi, 51-24 Van Loon St. – Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade B – Lao Fu Zhou, 83-11 Broadway – Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor, Evidence of mice, Wiping cloths soiled.
Grade C – Taqueria Juarez Restaurant, 91-09 43rd Ave. – Food not cooled by approved method, Live roaches, Filth flies.

Events
Kew Gardens Hills – 9:30 a.m. – New York Road Runners to distribute 700 pairs of running shoes to students. PS 164, 138-01 77th Ave.

Ozone Park – 10 a.m. – Councilman Eric Ulrich to host street renaming ceremony honoring FDNY Chief Ronald Spadafora. 90th St. and Rockaway Blvd.

LIC – 11 a.m. – Grand opening of Bryant High School athletic complex. 48-10 31st Ave.

East Elmhurst – 2 p.m. – Councilman Daniel Dromm to speak at LaGuardia Airport’s unveiling of Pride exhibit. Marine Air Terminal.

Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Arts, Culture & Fun: Ceramic Pottery. Al Oerter Rec Ctr, 131-40 Fowler Ave.

Maspeth – 6 p.m. – St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy graduation. 61-15 Grand Ave.

Astoria – 7 p.m. – See It Big! Action Series: “Death Proof.” Museum of the moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – Sunnyside Outdoor Movie Night “The Muppets Take Manhattan”. Noonan Park, 47th Ave & Greenpoint Ave.

St. Albans – 7 p.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller presents Men’s Day. Thomasina’s Catering Hall, 205-35 Linden Blvd.

Richmond Hill - 7 p.m. – 12th Annual Pet Adoption Fair. Buddy Monument in Forest Park, Myrtle Ave & Park Lane So.

Saturday
•  Forest Hills – 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Volunteers needed for planting/weeding in MacDonald Park, 70th Ave & Queens Blvd.
Astoria – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market.  30-14 Crescent St.
Rockaway Park - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 13th Annual Rockstock and Barrels NYC Surf/Skate & Music Festival.  Beach 90th St & Rockaway Beach Blvd.
Bayside – 10 a.m. to noon – Bayside Historical Society Planting Day at the Castle. 208 Totten Ave.
Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day: Candy Twisted Balloons.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – A.C.E. Flea Market.  PS 290, 55-20 Metropolitan Ave.
Astoria – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Astoria Park & The General Slocum.  Astoria Park Pkg Lot, 19th St & Hoyt Ave No.
Rockaway Park – 3 to 9 p.m. – Rockapulco Gold Music Festival.  114-04 Beach Channel Drive
Astoria – 3:30 p.m. – See It Big! Action Series “Hooper”.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 6 p.m. – See It Big! Action Series “Point Break”.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – See It Big! Action Series “Haywire”.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
Forest Hills – 6:30 p.m. – Death Cab for Cutie.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
Flushing - 7:30 p.m. – Queens Symphony Orchestra.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Sunday
Astoria – 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Father’s Day Classic Car Show.  Shore Blvd, Astoria Park
• Astoria – 4 p.m. – See It Big! Action Series “Police Story”.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
Woodhaven - 5 to 6:30 p.m. – Jerry Costanza & His Gotham City Swingers.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd.

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June 14th, 2019 at 8:52 am

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