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Alternate-side parking rules are in effect, but street cleaning is reduced to the later of any day listed on ASP signs. Meters are in effect.

Monday, June 29

• Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 88 degrees.

Top Stories
• The world hit two coronavirus milestones: 500,000 confirmed deaths, and 10 million confirmed cases.

• Mississippi lawmakers voted to remove the Confederate symbol from their state flag.

•  Police officers clashed with Queer Liberation March and Black Lives Matter protesters on the anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

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Queens News
• The NYPD is looking for three people suspected of a home break-in in Kew Gardens Hills.

• Police are looking for a man wanted for questioning in the death of a 76-year-old man in Jamaica.

• A Queens man was charged in the gunshot death of a young Connecticut woman near Madison Square Park.

• Trump retweeted a video of a supporter shouting “white power,” before deleting the post, claiming he didn’t hear it.

• City & State ranks the 100 most influential figures in New York’s LGBTQ community.

• Here is the complete list of winners for this year’s BET Awards.

• Actor Anthony Mackie criticized Marvel for lack of diversity with its productions.

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Buzzing Back

• In 2003, Academy Award-winning actress Katherine Hepburn dies at the age of 96.

• In 1982, SNL comedian Colin Jost is born in Staten Island. In 2019, he and this actress got engaged.

• The Post says there are fresh signs that New York City is spiraling out of control toward complete lawlessness.

• Frank Bruni makes the case in the Times that Senator Tammy Duckworth would make Joe Biden’s best VP pick.

In the Blogs
• “YourLIC” is hosting its fifth public workshop virtually on comprehensive planning.

• A Long Island man was charged with attempted kidnapping of a girl in Flushing.

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• Nets forward Wilson Chandler is opting out of the NBA’s restart in Orlando.

• The Yankees added veteran Matt Duffy to their 2020 camp roster, and two top pitching prospects to their 60-man roster.

• Quarterback Cam Newtown has reached a one-year deal with the New England Patriots.

• In the National Women’s Soccer League’s return, all players kneeled during the national anthem and wore Black Lives Matter t-shirts.

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Real Estate
• Construction has topped out on Queens Plaza Park, also known as Sven, the second largest skyscraper in Queens.

• For Sale – Glendale – Semi detached one family home features spacious LR, FDR, modern EIK, 3 BRs, 3 bath, fully finished basement, 2 car detached garage.  $828,000. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• Sold – Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,438-square-foot house at 94-38 Plattwood Avenue for $700,000. Zillow.

South Ozone Park – 10 a.m. – Port Authority, JFKIAT, XpresSpa announce first airport-based COVID-19 testing facility. JFK Airport, Terminal 4.

Virtual – 10 a.m. – The Legal Aid Society, state lawmakers urge Governor Cuomo to sign NYS Tenant Safe Harbor Act. Register here.

Virtual - 5 p.m. – Pride on Every Page: LGBTQ Adult Book Talk.

Virtual – 6 to 7:45 p.m. – How to Build A Herbal First Aid Kit.

Written by QTadmin

June 29th, 2020 at 9:10 am

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