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Morning Buzz: Two men stabbed on 7 train in Woodside, Police open fire on suspect after dispute

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Monday, July 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Sunny in the morning with thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 92.

Top Stories
• A wave of shootings wounded at least 41 people and killed six people during a bloody Fourth of July weekend.

• Protesters demanded justice for Elijah McClain, who was killed by police in Colorado last summer.

• Under NYC’s phase 3, personal-care service shops are allowed to reopen, while outdoor recreational activities can commence.

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Queens News
• Two men were stabbed on a Manhattan-bound 7 train in Woodside.

• Police opened fire on a suspect after a dispute in Long Island City, though no one was hit by gunfire.

• The Far Rockaway Watchdogs flag football team gave free haircuts to forge community ties.

Politics
• President West? Kanye announced that he’s running for president, despite missing nearly all filing deadlines.

• Trump’s “Sleepy Joe” moniker for Joe Biden is falling flat, according to new data.

Entertainment
• Broadway star Nick Cordero has died at the age of 41 from complicationscaused by the coronavirus.

• Rocker Ryan Adams penned an apology letter one year after he was accused of harassment and emotional abuse.

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Center for The Women of New York presents: “Getting Back to Business” Webinar Mon July 6th 11 a.m. – How small businesses can get back on their feet in COVID’s wake. Free – Registration Required.
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Buzzing Back

• In 1963, this song by The Surfaris cracked the Billboard Hot 100 and will stay on the Top 40 for ten weeks, becoming one of the most popular instrumentals in history.

• In 1907, painter Frida Khalo was born in Mexico. In 2002, this actress portrayed her in this award-winning film.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza owe parents and teachers details on what schools will look like this fall.

• The Post says with vandalism and personal threats, recent protests have gone beyond peaceful.

In the Blogs
• Kupferberg Center for the Arts’ Live at the Gantries concert series has moved online this summer.

• Nearly $1.6 million in federal funding is going toward security improvements at 16 synagogues and Jewish institutions in Queens.

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Scoreboard
• Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was released from the hospital after taking a line drive to the head during live batting practice.

• The Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa have tested positive for the coronavirus.

• The Nets plan to get reinforcements for their front court, which has been ravaged by injuries and COVID-19.

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Real Estate
• New renderings have been revealed for a three-story building on a quiet residential block in Astoria.

• For Sale – Middle Village – Four family brick Carriage house offers 7 BRs, 4.5 bath, rear deck & generous backyard, fully finished basement w/ bath & yard access.  $1.6M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• Sold – Queens Village – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,300-square-foot house at 111-05 Francis Lewis Boulevard for $510,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday morning, a 50-year-old man was inside his car at 80-11 164th Street in Hillcrest when two unidentified people with guns approached. The suspects took a bag from the victim containing cash and his cell phone. They hit the victim on the head with a gun. The suspects then fled, while the victim refused medical attention at the scene.

Events
• Virtual – 11 a.m. – Center for The Women of New York presents: “Getting Back to Business” Webinar. Registration Required. 

Virtual – 1 p.m. – Borough presidents demand restoration of critical funding for senior services. Join here.

Written by QTadmin

July 6th, 2020 at 9:16 am

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