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Morning Buzz: Pilot killed in helicopter crash-landing, 7 train riders grill MTA brass

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Tuesday, June 11

• Partly cloudy with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• A helicopter crash-landed on a midtown office building, killing the pilot.

• Former Red Sox star David Ortiz has landed in Boston 24 hours after he was shot in the Dominican Republic.

• Mayor de Blasio announced a new major push to tackle segregation in New York City public schools.

Church of the Redeemer Flea Market Sat June 15th 10am-4pm Arts & crafts, antiques, roadside finds, collectibles, vintage goods & much more! Church of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent St., Astoria.

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Queens News
• The Queens man accused of fatally stabbing his 30-year-old nephew only lashed out because the victim grabbed him by the hair, his lawyer claimed.

• MTA leaders were put on the hot seat by 7 train riders about falling debris and service.

Queens is home to the most sugar daddies in New York City, according to a study.

• Kirsten Gillibrand has secured a spot in the first Democratic presidential debate in June.

• A new poll shows most New Yorkers don’t want Andrew Cuomo to run for a fourth term as governor.

Matt Lauer and Annette Roque are close to finalizing their divorce.

Teddy Geiger and Emily Hampshire have called off their engagement after six months.

Buzzing Back

• In 1976 this song by Wild Cherry hits the Billboard #1 chart and will be the band’s only Top 40 hit.

• In 1933 movie actor Gene Wilder is born in Milwaukee, WI.  His film career started when he played a hostage in this 1967 movie.

• USA Today says Joe Biden and other 2020 Democrats are giving climate change the attention it deserves.

• The Post says far too many public employees get to keep jobs they should never have.

In the Blogs
• These restaurants are participating in the 14th annual Taste of LIC this week.

• A three-day Egyptian festival is taking place this weekend in Ridgewood.

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• The Mets (32-33) and Yankees (40-24) game was postponed due to rain. The Subway Series at Yankees Stadium will be a day-night doubleheader at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m.

• The Golden State Warriors held off the Toronto Raptors, 106-105, but are still down 3-2 in the NBA Finals.

Kevin Durant suffered an achilles injury during the game and didn’t return.

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Death Cab for Cutie  Sat June 15th  6:30pm Alternative rock band with special guest Jenny Lewis.  $39.50-$79.50   Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills

Real Estate
• Zara Realty has purchased a pair of multifamily buildings in Flushing for $80 million.

• For Sale – 62-02 62nd Avenue, Middle Village - Three family home w/ 3 car garage, coroner property.  1st flr has a 3 BR apt w/ LR, DR, kitchen, full bath – 2nd flr has Two 1BR apts w/ LR, EIK, full bath.  $1.298M. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – 88-16 164th Avenue, Howard Beach – One family Ranch has 2 entrances, sits on large 40×100 lot.  Main flr has 3 BRs, 1 bath, EIK w/ dishwasher, FDR.  Lower level is a 1 BR, 1 bath walk-in w/ laundry room.  $799,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Queens Village – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot house at 92-24 218th Street for $370,000. Zillow.

• Facebook plans to unveil new Portal hardware later this year.

• Samsung says it will announce the timing of the Galaxy Fold “in the coming weeks.”

Forest Hills – 10 a.m. – Funeral for NYPD Deputy Chief Steven Silks. Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St.

LIC – 10 a.m. – Board of Health holds meeting. Department of Health, 42-09 28th St., 3rd Fl.

Forest Hills – 11:30 a.m. – Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. visits Queens Community House. 108-25 62nd Dr.

Jamaica – 7:30 p.m. –  Thelma & Bernice. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.

Corona - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting. VFW Post #150, 151-11 108th St.

Ozone Park - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Majestic Marquis, 88-03 101st Ave.

East Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – East Elmhurst Town Hall hosted by Councilman Francisco Moya, Community Board 3, East Elmhurst-Corona Civic Association. East Elmhurst Community School, 26-25 97th St.

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June 11th, 2019 at 9:18 am

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