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Monday, July 22

Weather
• Scattered showers and thunderstorms with a high of 82 degrees.

Top Stories
• Iran arrested 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA, some of whom will be sentenced to death.

• Robert Morgenthau, Manhattan’s district attorney for more than three decades, died at age 99.

• Governor Cuomo called for state police to step in to help those without lights or air conditioning amid power outages.

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Queens News
• A raging fire that tore through a Richmond Hill home killed a 7-year-old girl and her mother.

• An attack on a Hindu priest near a Floral Park temple is being probed as a possible hate crime.

• A 2-year-old toddler is expected to survive after falling out of a second-story window in College Point.

Politics
• New York Democrats are preparing for a slate of challenges from progressive outsiders.

• Puerto Rico’s governor will not seek reelection amid protests about his texting scandal.

Entertainment
• From female Thor and Shang-Chi to a Blade reboot, Marvel already has a huge slate of upcoming films.

Weekend Box Office
The Lion King (2019): $185 million
Spider-Man: Far From Home: $21 million
Toy Story 4: $14.6 million
Crawl: $6 million
Yesterday: $5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2013, Prince George, the first child of Prince William and Kate Middleton, is born in London.

• In 1964, actor David Spade is born in Birmingham, MI. He was the brother-in-law of this famous designer.

Opinion
• The Post says State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia’s surprise resignation is bad for New York schools.

• The Daily News says while Chicago got it right in its police accountability case, NYC is still dithering.

In the Blogs
• An Astoria playground now has a new basketball court and dog run.

Community Education Council for District 24 is meeting on Tuesday night.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (45-54) lost to the San Francisco Giants, 3-2.

• The Yankees (64-34) fell to the Colorado Rockies, 8-4. They head to Minnesota to take on the Twins at 8:10 p.m.

• Yankee greats Mariano Rivera and Mike Mussina were inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame over the weekend.

• Irishman Shane Lowry won the British Open, his first career major.

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters and Blondie Wed July 24th 7pm Two legendary music icons co-headline together. $59.50 – $149.50. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl., Forest Hills.
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for an eight-story apartment building in Jamaica.

• For Sale – 146-63 177th Street, Springfield Gardens – One family home offers 4 BRs, 2 full bath, state of the art kitchen w/ granite counter tops & SS appliances, full finished basement, 3 car driveway.  $900,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100

• For Sale – 111-19 111th Street, Ozone Park - One family home w/ pvt driveway & garage.  1st flr has EIK, family room.living room, FDR, sunroom/office.  2nd flr has 3 BRs, full bath.  Fenced in backyard w/ garden & 2 car garage.  $675,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Glen Oaks – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 583-square-foot co-op at 74-63 260th Street for $245,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday evening, in front of a home at 109th Street and 109th Avenue in South Ozone Park, a man approached a 45-year-old woman and displayed a handgun. He attempted to discharge it at her. The handgun did not fire, and the suspect fled.

Events
Astoria – 7 p.m. – Public Feedback Session on ConEd’s $695 million Proposed Rate Hike. PS 122, 21-21 Ditmars Blvd.

Woodhaven – 7:30 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Captain American Civil War. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Dr. & Woodhaven Blvd.

Astoria – 8:15 p.m. – Movies on the Waterfront: Singin’ in the Rain. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd btwn Hell Gate Bridge & pool.

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July 22nd, 2019 at 9:10 am

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