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Morning Buzz: Several people busted for parking ticket scam, Remains of missing Long Island woman found in Florida

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Wednesday, June 5
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Idul-Fitr (Eid Al-Fitr).
Parking meters will be in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 84 degrees.

Top Stories
• The US Catholic Church spent more than $300 million in abuse-related costs between 2017 and 2018.

• Authorities in Florida have found the remains of a missing 20-year-old Long Island woman and is investigating her death as a homicide.

• The former school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is now facing 11 charges in connection with the shooting.

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Astoria Park Carnival  Wed June 5th– Sun June 9th  The Carnival will feature games, food, rides and fun for the entire family.  Click herefor carnival times.  Astoria Park Pkg Lot, 19th Street & Hoyt Avenue North, Astoria
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Queens News
• Several people were busted for scamming their way out of parking tickets by using bogus handicapped parking placards and posing as city employees.

• Betty Lugo, a Queens district attorney candidate, is being sued by her former lead campaign petitioner for a breach of contract.

• The MTA is investigating after a woman claims metal debris fell from the elevated 7 line train tracks and nearly hit her.

Politics
• Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got behind the bar at a Jackson Heights restaurant to promote legislation that would increase the federal minimum wage for tipped workers.

• While Trump joins world leaders to mark D-Day, the president’s trip to the UK has led to many protests around London.

Entertainment
• Miley Cyrus and Billie Eilish will perform at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festivalin September.

Soleil Moon Frye will be in the sequel series to “Punky Brewster,” which is currently in the works.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968 Senator Robert F. Kennedy is shot in Los Angeles.

• In 1956 saxophonist Kenny G is born in Seattle, WA.  On Valentine’s Day 2019 he played for this singers wife.

Opinion
• The Times argues that Trump’s administration is making life easier for business owners and harder for workers.

• USA Today paid tribute to some of the heroes of mass shootings that occurred within the last two months.

In the Blogs
• Elected officials will be hosting a town hall in Jackson Heights to discuss the closure of Rikers Island’s jails.

• Troubled Steinway bar, Home Restaurant and Lounge, had its liquor license application denied again.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (28-32) lost to the San Francisco Giants in extra innings, 9-3.

• The Yankees (38-21) fell to the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-3.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Queens presents: TWIST & SPROUT!  Sun June 9th 12-4pm  A family-friendly FREE event – all about healthy eating and outdoor exercise. Free admission courtesy of NYP Queens. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Find out what you can rent in Ridgewood for $2,700 per month.

• For Sale – 58-16 83rd Place, Middle Village – Large detached two family home on 60×100 lot offers 5 BRs, 3 bath. Quiet block but close to transportation.  $1.300M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Sale – 93-26 86th Avenue, Woodhaven – Large 1 family Victorian on 47×100 lot has 5 BRs, 1.5 bath, long pvt driveway leading to a 2 car garage, front & rear porches, lots of closet space, convenient location.  $825,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Forest Hills - A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 900-square-foot co-op at 67-38 108th St. for $350,000. Zillow

Business News
• As tariff threats loom between the US and China, there’s new fury after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made comments regarding Tiananmen Square.

• This year’s list of America’s richest self-made women is quite expansive.

Events
•  Long Island City – 12:15 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza visits Academy for Careers in Television and Film. 1-50 51st Ave.

Astoria – 4 to 10 p.m. – Astoria park Carnival.  Astoria Park Pkg Lot, 19th St & Hyt Ave North

Flushing – 6 to 9 p.m. – Rose Gala.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street

Ridgewood - Sunset – Film Night @ Nowadays: Dave Chappelle’s Block Party.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Avenue

Written by QTadmin

June 5th, 2019 at 9:12 am

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