Queens Daily News Ticker

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Morning Buzz: Six-year-old girl abandoned in Laurelton, Man charged in fatal stabbing of half-brother

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Wednesday, May 20

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 66 degrees.

Top Stories
• Coronavirus lockdowns have caused a 17 percent drop in global carbon emissions.

• Long Island beaches will be closed to New York City residents.

• The MTA is rolling out virus-killing UV lamps on city subways and buses.

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Queens News
• A six-year-old girl was abandoned by her mother at a busy Laurelton intersection.

• A Queens Village man was charged in the fatal stabbing of his half-brother.

• Once bustling New York airports are now practically a ghost town.

Politics
• Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer confirmed she’s in talks to possibly be Joe Biden’s VP pick.

• With the State Legislature looking to reconvene next week, good government groups are calling for lawmakers to take a pay cut for lack of activity.

Entertainment
“Very Cavallari” is ending amid Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler’s divorce.

• “Batwoman” star Ruby Rose is leaving the CW show after one season, and the role will be recast.

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Queens Craft Brigade Wed May 20th 12-2pm We will be hosting the first ever Queens Craft Brigade Variety Show! Watching the event is free, however we are offering several paid options as well. To get the Zoom linkyou must RSVP here.
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Buzzing Back

• In 1998, Frank Sinatra is laid to rest.

• In 1946, pop singer Cher is born in El Centro, CA. She starred with this actressin the 2010 musical film.

Opinion
• The Daily News says New York City went easy on a yeshiva that violated social distancing restrictions.

• Nicole Gelinas argues in the Post that New York’s airports should be the last in line for bailouts.

In the Blogs
• Residents can soon get tested at a new COVID-19 testing site in Woodside.

Queens College’s summer session is offering over 650 online courses.

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Scoreboard
• Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker pleaded not guilty in an alleged armedrobbery. He requested permission to join the team’s training camp.

• The Knicks have hired former Nets executive Frank Zanin as assistant GM.

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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building on Wetherole Street in Rego Park.

• For Sale – 94-33 Park Lane, Woodhaven – Move-in ready one family with garage updated from inside and out. New kitchen with granite countertops, SS appliances, beautiful island, new stucco and private parking.  $700,000 Trulia.com  917-420-4420

• Sold – Queens Village – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,854-square-foot house at 91-25 211th Street for $730,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Johnson & Johnson will stop selling talc-based baby powder in the U.S. and Canada.

Walmart’s earnings are soaring as e-commerce sales have jumped.

Events
• Virtual - 11 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts faith leaders roundtable. Join here.

Virtual – Noon to 2 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade Variety Show.

Virtual – Noon – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams joins virtual rally in support of New York Health Act. Join here.

Virtual – 2 p.m. – Webinar for building owners and managers. Register here.

• Virtual – 2 p.m. – Comptroller Stringer delivers remarks at People’s Assembly on BlackRock. Register here.

Virtual – 3 p.m. – Innovative Resources for your Business. Register here.

Virtual – 3:30 p.m. – Webinar for real estate agents and brokers. Register here.

Virtual – 4 p.m. – Public Advocate Williams hosts conversation with the Anti-Violence Project on homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. Facebook Live.

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May 20th, 2020 at 10:00 am

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