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Tuesday, August 13

Weather
• A chance of scattered thunderstorms with a high of 79 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Canadian men who were on the run across Canada for days and are suspected of killing three committed suicide.

• Kashmir is still on lockdown under Indian control for the ninth day. It is expected to continue until India’s independence day.

• The feds may be targeting Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell in their widening investigation into sex trafficking.

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Aviation Job Fair  Wed Aug 14th 10am-2pm  An Aviation Job Fair for those looking to meet with hiring companies in the field.  Helen Marshall Cultural Center – Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens
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Queens News
• Residents are preparing to speak their ideas for the future of Rikers Island at an open house later this month.

• The NYPD is investigating an incident where someone shot at the window of an FDNY ambulance with a BB gun.

• An NYPD union blasted a city councilman for “bashing cops” in a mass mailing to southeast Queens residents.

Politics
• President Trump is expected to start promoting turning natural gas into plastics at a stop in Pennsylvania.

• Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has left the campaign trail for two weeks in order to partake in active duty training.

Entertainment
• Chris Cuomo, the governor’s little bro, was caught on video flying into a rageafter a man calls him “Fredo.”

Because someone might care…viral sensation “Bagel Boss Guy” will fight Lenny Dykstra in Atlantic City in September.

Buzzing Back

• In 1995, Yankee legend Mickey Mantle dies of liver cancer at the age of 63.

• In 1899, director Alfred Hitchcock is born in London. Known for his brief cameos, he made an appearance in every one of his 50-plus films.

Opinion
• The Post says that Jeffrey Epstein’s case shows how if you’re rich and powerful, you can get help every step of the way, even if you are a sexual predator.

• The Times says not to expect an honest answer from Putin’s government on what happened at Russia’s missile test site.

In the Blogs
• A new food hall called World Artisan Market, offering everything from gelato from Italy to pastries from France, is set to open by the end of fall.

• Politicians are urging residents to put guards on their windows after three incidents of children falling from apartment windows in Queens.

Trending in New York
Fredo
#AskCHUNGHA
#TuesdayhThoughts
#LeftHandersDay
#100MostHandsomeFaces2019
#TheOAisReal

Scoreboard
• The Mets (61-57) will take the field against the Braves in Atlanta tonight at 7:20 p.m.

• The Yankees (79-41) topped Orioles, 11-8. The teams meet again in the Bronx at 7:05 p.m.

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Beatles Under the Stars  Wed Aug 14th 7pmBring a chair or blanket and enjoy!  The Shops @ Atlas, 80-00 Cooper Avenue, Glendale
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Real Estate
• A new development of luxury apartments in Forest Hills is driving up the neighborhood’s average rent and sales price.

• For Sale – 60-55 69th Place, Maspeth – Brick one family features 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, pvt yard & driveway.  Near Eliot Avenue.  $799,000. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Glendale – Apt features LR, FDR, kitchen, 1 full bath, 1 car garage space. Heat/water included . $2,200/month. ID # 1352610. Carollo Rentals. 718-366-6636

• Sold – Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom, 1,360-square-foot single-family home located at 137-10 97th St. sold for $555,000. Realtor. 

Technology
• The Equifax data breach payout will most likely result in each person getting 25 cents rather than $125.

• Facebook is working on a dark mode version of its Android app.

Events
Woodhaven - 10 a.m. – City and elected officials celebrate renovations and Learn to Skate program. Forest Park Skate Park, Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.

• Rockaway – 11 a.m. – CityParks PuppetMobile: Bessie’s Big Shot.  Beach 17th St.

• South Richmond Hill – Noon – Assemblyman David Weprin and State Senator John Liu celebrate signing of Religious Garb Bill. Sikh Cultural Society, 95-30 118th St.

Jamaica – 6 to 8 p.m. – Youth Connect: Journey to Unity, Queens. Rufus King Park, 150-29 Jamaica Ave.

Astoria – 8 to 10 p.m. – Trivia Night Tuesdays. Raven’s Head Public House, 38-04 Broadway.

LIC – 7 p.m. – Live at the Gantries: Cumbia River Band. Gantry Plaza State Park, 50th Ave. & East River

Written by QTadmin

August 13th, 2019 at 9:04 am

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