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Tuesday, June 25

• Light rain showers with a high of 81 degrees.

Top Stories
• The government has removed most of the 300 migrant children from a remote Border Patrol station after poor conditions and bad treatment were exposed.

• An intense fight in a Bronx apartment left a father killed and his son is in custody.

• Rocco Morabito, an Italian mafia boss, has escaped an Uruguayan prison he was being held in for extradition to Italy.

Juniper Park Live Music Festival  Tues June 25th  7pm  Featuring the Queens Symphony Orchestra “Tribute to America”.  Bring your own chair.  Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village

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Queens News
• A Queens Uber driver has been sentenced to three years for kidnapping his sleeping passenger.

• The LIRR’s program that provides $5 tickets to those who ride between Brooklyn and Queens has been extended for another year.

• A Queens pregnant mother of two is caught in an immigration tangle as she faces a rushed deportation deadline.

• House Democrats say they have found more of Trump’s political motivation for including the controversial citizenship question on the upcoming census.

• From lighter campaign schedules to studying their own records, here’s how the Democratic candidates are preparing for the upcoming debates.

• Recently released video footage relatied to the Jussie Smollett attack shows the actor wearing a noose around his neck while talking to police.

Michael Jackson’s estate and many more have paid tribute to the singer on the 10th anniversary of his death.

Buzzing Back

• In 2009, the King of Pop Michael Jackson dies at age 50.

• In 1956, Chef Anthony Bourdain is born in New York City. He was the chef and host of this food and culture TV show.

• The Times says that after a year of the Supreme Court voting to uphold Trump’s travel ban, the situation looks even worse.

• The Post says that ten years after Michael Jackson’s death, his legacy and music are much more complicated.

In the Blogs
• From Katch Astoria to Mojave, here are 10 places to grab bottomless brunch in Astoria this summer.

• The Smells Like Summer Music Festival is coming back to Forest Park this Saturday for a fourth year.

Trending in New York

• The Yankees (50-28) beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 10-8. They face the Blue Jays again tonight at 7:05 p.m..

• The Mets (37-42) fell to the Phillies, 13-7. They try again in Philadelphia tonight at 7:05 p.m.

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Screening of “Hairspray”  Sat June 29th & Sun June 30th 12pm  Musical comedy tells of Tracy Turnblad and her quest to be on an American Bandstand-type program. $15 Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

Real Estate
•  Mayor de Blasio says that the rumored real estate development on Rikers Island after the jail’s closure is not happening.

• For Sale – 144-52 The Boulevard, Malba – New brick construction offers 6 BRs, 6.5 bath, island kitchen, family room, DR, EIK, office, atrium, patio, in-ground pool.  $3.788M. Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700

• For Rent – Middle Village – Renovated 1 BR, 1 bath apt features open concept layout LR/DR, EIK w/ SS appliances.  $1,500/month. Carollo Real Estate. 718-366-6636. ID #1349314

• Sold – Glendale – A three-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 2,160-square-foot single-family home located at 83-19 Doran Ave. sold for $755,000. Realtor. 

• Hackers have tapped into at least ten cell networks, stealing years of call records to conduct surveillance on targeted individuals.

• The public beta for Apple’s iOS 13 software has dropped, with features including dark mode, a more in-depth photos app and faster downloading speeds.

Queens - 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Polls are open across the borough for Queens District Attorney Democratic Primary.

LIC – 8 a.m. – LIC Partnership Business Breakfast. LIC Conference Center, Queensboro Room, 41-21 27th St.

• Jackson Heights – 8:15 a.m. – State Senator Jessica Ramos votes in Queens DA primary. Renaissance Charter School, 35-59 81st St.

• Astoria – 9 a.m. – State Senator Michael Gianaris votes in DA primary. PS 84, 22-45 41st St.

• Richmond Hill - 9 a.m. – Greg Lasak votes in Queens DA primary. PS 90, 86-50 109th St.

• Astoria – 9:30 a.m. – District attorney candidate Tiffany Caban votes. PS 122, 21-21 Ditmars Blvd.

• Queens Village – 9:30 a.m. – State Senator John Liu attends graduation ceremony. PS 135, 207-11 89th Ave.

• LIC – 10 a.m. – Gianaris announces funding for arts program. Hunters Point Community Middle School, 1-50 51st Ave.

Cambria Heights – 10 a.m. – Lasak visits with seniors. Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Center, 220-01 Linden Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 10:15 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz votes in Queens DA primary. PS 144, 93-02 69th Ave.

Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. – Liu attends graduation ceremony. PS 131, 165-65 48th Ave.

• Astoria – 10:45 a.m. – Ramos and Gianaris urge commuters to vote. Ditmars Blvd. Station

• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Press conference to announce details of summer programming. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Hollis - 11:30 a.m. – Chancellor Richard Carranza and Councilman Daneek Miller visit students. PS 360, 199-10 112th Ave.

• Forest Hills – 1 p.m. – Lasak makes phone calls to undecided voters. Campaign Office, 116-10 Queens Blvd.

• Queens Village – 2:15 p.m – Katz visits with voters. PS 34, 104-12 Springfield Blvd.

• Jackson Heights – 6 p.m. – Ramos and state senators Luis Sepulveda and Julia Salazar canvas voters. Roosevelt Ave. Station

• Rosed

• Jackson Heights – 7 p.m. – Ramos speaks with voters on a #SeenIn13 district walk. 74th St. & Roosevelt Ave.

Corona – 7 p.m. – Queens Center for Progress Summer of ’69 Gala. Terrace On The Park, 52-11 111th St.

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Juniper Park Live Music Festival: Queens Symphony Orchestra. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd. North

Bayside - 9 p.m. – Lasak hosts Election Night watch party. Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd.

• Woodside – 9:30 p.m – Caban hosts Election Night watch party. La Boom, 56-15 Northern Blvd.

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June 25th, 2019 at 8:48 am

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