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Wednesday, May 22

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 76 degrees.

Top Stories
• A 35-foot tree limb fell onto a tourist, fracturing her skull and spine, in Washington Square Park.

• If you’re still dealing with the “Game of Thrones” finale, author George R.R. Martin somewhat revealed whether the books would match the show.

• The House Judiciary Committee issued subpoenas to former White House officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson as part of their investigation into possible obstruction of justice and corruption.

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Mammogram and Clinical Breast Exam  Thurs May 23rd 9am-4:30pm  Come in for a no-cost mammogram and clinical breast exam.  No co-pays, uninsured also welcome. Hosted by Assemblyman David Weprin. Call 718-454-3027 or 1-877-628-9090 for an apt.  Bus will be at 111-12 Atlantic Ave, Richmond Hill
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Queens News
• A Jamaica man blamed his actions and the fatal stabbing of his wife on problems stemming from his recent brain surgery.

• Northeast Queens politicians want the NYC Board of Elections to add more early voting sites in the area after just one location was approved.

• A ferry stop between Astoria and the Upper East Side won’t be considered until 2021.

Politics
• Lawmakers will introduce a reworked bill to legalize marijuana in New York by the end of the week.

• Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada will resign amid a scandal over explicit text messages.

Entertainment
• “The Sopranos” prequel movie, “The Many Saints of Newark,” is currently filming in New Jersey and returned to where the hit show ended.

The first full trailer for the “Downton Abbey” movie has been released.

Buzzing Back

• In 1965 The Beatles attained their eighth Billboard number one hit with this song.

• In 1978 TV actress Ginnifer Goodwin is born in Memphis, TN.  In 2011, she starred as Snow White in this ABC series.

Opinion
• The Washington Post argued that price of evicting undocumented migrants in subsidized housing is having homeless citizen children.

• The Daily News joins religious leaders in condemning the rise in hate crimes and encourages all New Yorkers to stand up against anti-Semitic hate.

In the Blogs
• Longtime bagel shop, Dave’s Bagel, is set to close after the store owner claimed the landlord is looking into putting up a new building on the site.

• There’s going to be a MacDonald Park family concert on June 1st in Forest Hills.

Trending in New York
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (22-25) defeated the Washington Nationals, 6-5.

• The Yankees (30-17) crushed the Baltimore Orioles, 11-4.

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Yellow Tape: True Crime Trivia  Wed May 22nd 7:30pm  Bar trivia with true crime theme.  $8  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• Dunkin Donuts continues to rise in the city, with 199 locations in Queens alone, despite retail woes.

• For Sale – 52-48 62nd Street, Maspeth – One family brick Tudor has big front yard, large bright LR, FDR, modern kitchen w/ SS appliances, 3 BRs, 2 bath, full finished basement, parking for 3 cars.  $775,000.  O’Kane Realty  917-952-2156

• For Rent – Oakland Gardens - Spacious 2 BR on 1st flr w/ use of porch.  LR, DR, EIK, 1 full bath. Heat/Water included.  Harwood flooring throughout, access to yard.  $2,300/mo. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

• Sold – Forest Hills Gardens – A six-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 3,658-square-foot home at 147 Whitson St. for $2,125,000. Zillow

Business News
• Trump’s trade war could potentially wipe out $600 billion from the worldeconomy.

• Things are not looking good for Tesla on the financial and legal fronts despite CEO Elon Musk’s numerous moves to save expenses.

Events
Glendale – 10 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts roundtable with community stakeholders. Atlas Park Community Room, 7120 80th St.•  Kew Gardens – 11 a.m. – Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosts annual Memorial Day Observance Ceremony. Queens Borough Hall (Veterans Memorial Garden), 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Ridgewood – 11:45 a.m. – Stringer visits Peter Cardella Senior, 68-52 Fresh Pond R.

Ridgewood – 12:15 p.m. – Stringer visits Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70th Ave.

Ridgewood – 12:45 p.m. – Stringer tours businesses along Myrtle Avenue with the Myrtle Avenue BID. Myrtle Avenue between Seneca Avenue and Stephen Street

Long Island City - 1 p.m. – Congressman Gregory Meeks and the Queens Democratic Party host a fireside chat with 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave.

Corona – 6 p.m. – 30th Anniversary Gala.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Yellow Tape: True Crime Trivia.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Written by QTadmin

May 22nd, 2019 at 9:55 am

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