Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: NE Queens residents will get 20 percent deal on LIRR, Three more accuse Biden of inappropriate touching

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Thursday, April 4

• Mostly cloudy with a high of 57.

Top Stories
• A teenager told police in Ohio that he was the boy who went missing in Illinois seven years ago and that he had just escaped from his captors.

• New Jersey has stopped training its K-9 force to sniff out marijuana.

• Three more women have come forward to accuse presidential candidate Joe Biden of inappropriately touching them, bringing the total number to seven.

NY Mets Opening Day at Citi Field  Thurs Apr 4th 1:10pm  Treat the family to opening day! New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing

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Queens News
• To win support for congestion pricing, the governor agreed to 20 percent discounts on the LIRR for NE Queens residents not serviced by the subway.

• A Hurricane Sandy relief worker was found guilty of pocketing over $100K in relief funds earmarked for victims of the superstorm.

• A Queens man who assaulted and robbed a woman outside her church as part of a gang attack was sentenced to 12 years behind bars.

• The Post’s maniacal obsession with all things AOC continues with this story about a tweet to the president and another about her unfurnished D.C. pad.

• The new state budget also includes language giving Governor Andrew Cuomo greater control over a board that had the power to crush the Amazon deal.

• Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s new Instagram account broke a record for the number of followers, blowing past the previous mark set by Pope Francis.

• Can’t get enough Game of Thrones? The Queens Examiner was at Fort Totten last week with fans who waited hours for a glimpse of the Iron Throne.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated.

• In 1973, magician David Blaine is born in Brooklyn. A famous illusionist, he has been compared to this performer.

• A columnist for the USA Today writes that NATO saved the world, and the president should stop taking it for granted.

• Professor Dongsei Kim of NYIT writes in the Queens Ledger that instead of a southern border wall, the U.S. should build a park and common ground.

In the Blogs
• Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside will remain one lane, despite some residents saying it causes congestion and is dangerous.

• The Queens Craft Brigade returns to Long Island City this Sunday.

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• The Mets topped the Marlins, 5-3. It’s Opening Day at Citi Field, as the Mets (5-1) host the Nationals at 1:10 p.m.

• The Yankees fell to the Tigers, 2-1. The Bronx Bombers (2-3) are in Baltimore to face the Orioles. First pitch is at 3:05 p.m.

• The Nets (39-40) dropped one to the Toronto Raptors, 115-105.

• The Knicks (15-63) lost to the Orlando Magic, 114-100.

• The Rangers (31-36-13) fell to Ottawa, 4-1.

• The Islanders (46-27-7) are on the road for a 7 p.m. skate with the Panthers.

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Global Mashup 3: Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer  Sat Apr 6th  8pm We’re mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! $10-$16 Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing

Real Estate
• A real estate expert gives advice in the Forest Hills Times on what to do if you out find the home you are trying to sell has asbestos.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Apr 6th 3-5pm 72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, Unit 1C, Middle Village – Sunny condo has King-sized Master BR, balcony. Garage spot, private storage, close to all. $489,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Apr 7th 1-4pm 254 Bayshore Road, Greenport – Beautiful home on 3/4 acres offers large LR, DR, EIK, 3 BRs, 2 baths, 2 car garage, water views.  $899,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 1,085-square-foot co-op apartment at 77-12 35th Avenue in Jackson Heights for $620,000.

Style & Fashion
• Just because the weather is yucky doesn’t mean you have to look like a slob. Here’s some rainy day outfit ideas that will provide the sunshine.

• Supreme’s cult following has helped fuel an e-commerce war and the rise of shopping bot apps.

LIC – 7:30 to 10 a.m. – Annual Real Estate Breakfast. Ravel Hotel, 8-08 Queens Plaza South

LIC – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Bringing Steel to Life. LIC Arts Open Gallery, The Factory LIC, 30-30 47th Ave.

• Corona – 10 a.m. – State Senator Jessica Ramos released report on relationship between street vendors and stores. Roosevelt Ave. & Junction Blvd.

Flushing – 1:10 p.m. – NY Mets Opening Day. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

Bayside – 3 p.m. – Elected officials speak out against placement of sex offenders in hotel. The Anchor Inn, 215-34 Northern Blvd.

Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

Corona – 7:20 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz delivers remarks at Alley Pond Environmental Center Green Gala. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

Holliswood – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Village Republican Club Meeting. Young Israel of Holliswood, 86-25 Francis Lewis Blvd.

South Ozone Park – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 10 Monthly Meeting. Knights of Columbus Hall, 135-45 Lefferts Blvd.

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April 4th, 2019 at 8:58 am

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