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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

Weather
• 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.

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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.

Politics
• 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.

Entertainment
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.

Opinion
• 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.

Trending in New York
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Scoreboard
• 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
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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.

Technology
• 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.”

Events
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.

Written by QTadmin

June 11th, 2019 at 9:18 am

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