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Morning Buzz: Sentencing delayed for man convicted of killing Howard Beach jogger, Francis Lewis ROTC kids face criminal hazing charges

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Thursday, April 18
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Holy Thursday. Meters are in effect.

• Cloudy with occasional showers and a high of 57.

Top Stories
• A New Jersey man was arrested after he walked into St. Patrick’s Cathedral with four cans of gasoline and a lighter.

• Judith Clark, the getaway driver in a armored car robbery that killed one security guard and two Nyack police officers, was granted parole.

• Michael Jackson’s two kids are quietly investigating the two men who accuse their father of sexual abuse in the Netflix documentary Leaving Neverland.

15th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival  Sat Apr 20th 11am-1pm Live drum performances, Japanese folk dance, and tea ceremony. Pavillon & Astral Fountain in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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Queens News
• A seven-year-old boy was killed in Far Rockaway after he stepped off his school bus and was hit by a church van sent to pick him up.

• Two Queens teens face criminal charges over a violent sexual hazing ritual associated with Francis Lewis High School’s award-winning ROTC program.

• The sentencing of a man convicted of killing Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano has been suspended amid allegations of juror misconduct.

• Here’s six things to look for when the redacted Mueller report becomes public today.

• An advocacy group says Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mixed message to President Donald Trump is sowing fear among immigrants.

• A “Jeopardy” contestant broke his own single-day cash winnings record, taking home over $130,000 in a single episode.

• Here is the full lineup for this year’s Summer Concert Series at Forest HillsStadium.

Buzzing Back

• In 2012, the host of “American Bandstand” and “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” Dick Clark dies at 82.

• In 1962, ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is born in Dallas. Meet his family of “characters” here.

• A real estate expert writes in the Queens Ledger that Amazon’s decision to pull out of HQ2 won’t stymie development in Long Island City.

• And a local historian writes in This is Queensborough magazine that Amazon put the spotlight on all that Long Island City has to offer.

In the Blogs
• Community Board 9 will hold a public hearing on the proposed jail in Kew Gardens on April 24.

• Kinship Coffee on Broadway in Astoria will have a soft opening today.

Trending in New York
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• The Mets lost to the Phillies, 3-2. New York (10-8) are off tonight before starting a weekend series in St. Louis.

• The Yankees competed an April sweep of the BoSox, 5-3. The Bombers (8-9) begin a four-game home series with Kansas City. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m.

• The Nets host Philadelphia for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series at 8 p.m. The series is tied, 1-1.

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Queens International Night Market Sneak Preview #1  Sat Apr 20th  5pm-12am  Delicacies from around the world as well as handmade merchandise. Tickets Required  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St, Corona

Real Estate
• The Noguchi Museum is planning a major expansion in Long Island City.

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• Sold – Six-bedroom, three-bath, 2,967-square-foot one-family home at 117-55 122nd Place in South Ozone Park for $855,000.

Style & Fashion
• How should you dress if you’re pregnant? Fashion icon Anna Wintour has some thoughts on that.

From radiant yellow to envy-inducing green, here’s the best spring color trends of 2019.

Woodside – 7 p.m. – United Forties Civic Association Meeting. St. Teresa’s Parish, 50-22 44th St.

East Elmhurst – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 3 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong MS, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

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April 18th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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