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.…… MORNING BUZZ (12/3):

… Queens Daily News Ticker …

 

Loose pit bull attacks toddler, Charges for man who shot at cops & Monday events

Morning Buzz – A quick top-news synopsis every day at 8 a.m.

Monday, December 30th

Weather
• Partly sunny with a high of 39.


Top

 

Stories
• A second bomb went off in Volgograd, Russia, just one day after a terrorist bombing at the local railway by a female suicide bomber.

• Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor will kick off the New Year at Times Square as she triggers the ball drop.

• Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has chosen Carmen Farina to be the next Schools Chancellor.

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Queens News
• A three-year-old Queens girl is recovering after being bit in the face and leg by a pit bull.

• A 19-year-old Far Rockaway man is facing attempted murder charges after opening fire on police Friday afternoon.

 

• Officers involved in the Oct. 15th shutdown of a local pot farm were praised by the 104th Precinct captain.

 

Entertainment
• Good Morning America host Robin Roberts revealed that she is gay. 

• Weekend Box Office
1) The Hobbit 2 – $29.8 million

2) Frozen – $28.8 million

3) Anchorman 2 – $ 20.1 million

4) American Hustle – $19.5 million 


Opinion
• CNN says that if the Postal Service were to go away, no one else would step in to replace it.

• Fox News looks at three big things that could derail the economy in 2014, and yes Obamacare is one of them.

Scoreboard
• Jets topped the Dolphins, 20-7. Check the recap here.  

• Giants beat the Redskins, 20-6. Check the recap here. 

• Rangers topped Tampa Bay, 4-3. Check the recap here. 

• Islanders beat Minnesota, 5-4. Check the recap here. 

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New Year’s Eve @ O’Neills Tues, Dec 31st starting at 6PM. Ring in the New Year with Menu Specials, All-Night Drink Specials, Complimentary Noisemakers, All-Night DJ and a Champagne Toast at Midnight! Please call ahead for reservations. O’Neill’s 64-21 53rd Drive, Maspeth 718-672-9696
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Real Estate
• Latest news – If you were ever wondering how much a private, 292-acre island costs, $8 million is all you need.

• For sale – Kew Gardens – Large, one-bedroom co-op, 700 sq. ft. Oak floors, one block to train & LIRR. Move in condition. Lots of closets. Asking $164,000.
Lou Pastorini

• For sale – Middle Village – One-family brick home in mint condition. Move-in ready. High-quality renovations. 2.5 baths with half-bath on the main floor. Fully finished basement with sliding doors to backyard. Asking $659,000.

Okane Realty

 

• Sold - A three-bedroom, three-bath home at 178-15 69th Ave. in Fresh Meadows for $669,000.

 

 

Weekend Crime Roundup

• A man was shot at 163-11 Foch Blvd. in St. Albans Sunday afternoon.

 

• A man was stabbed at Guy R Brewer Blvd. and 107th Ave. in Jamaica Sunday afternoon.

 

• Two men committed an armed robbery on Queens Blvd and 42nd St. in Sunnyside late Saturday night.

 

Events

Fresh Meadows – 5 p.m. – Musician, poet and storyteller Atiba Kwabena-Wilson hosts a free program on Kwanzaa. Pomonok Library, 158-21 Jewel Ave. 

• Sunnyside – 5:30 p.m. – Music of the World: The Flute from Romania to Peru. Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

• South Ozone Park - 5:45 p.m. – Free Family Movie Night. Queens Library. 128-16 Rockaway Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 8 p.m. – A free community performance by singer/composer Hadassah Davids. Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, 150-05 70th Rd.

 

 

 

 

MORNING BUZZ (12/27):

… Queens Daily News Ticker …

 

P.S. 49 principal accused of sexual harassment, Forest Park will get several more security cameras & Friday events

Morning BUZZ: In 3 minutes – top 20 news items in 20 words or less at 8 a.m. daily.

Friday, December 27th

Weather
• Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

Top Stories

• President Obama has signed into law a bill that heavily cracks down on sexual abuse in the military.

• A school of carnivorous fish attacked and injured 70 people at a popular Argentinian beach.

• As the economy continues to recover and grow, many Americans still feel left behind.

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NY Hall of ScienceDec 27th-30th Re-Make the Holidays – Bend, twist, light, sculpt and animate a new version of the holiday season workshops, demos, artist installations and more. Most activities are free with NYSCI admission; some activities require an additional fee. Call for times. 47-01 111th Street, Corona 718-699-0005
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Queens News

• Forest Park will now be home to 14 security cameras thanks to Assemblyman Mike Miller and State Senator Joseph Addabbo.

• Mayor Bloomberg was at the Queens offices of the Neighborhood Opportunity Network yesterday to tout the low crime and incarceration rates in the city under his watch.

• A special education teacher it accusing the principal of P.S. 49 in Middle Village of sexual harassment.

 

Entertainment

• Here is a look at some of the best TV shows of 2013

• Jeff Pollack, a producer for ‘The Fresh prince of Bel-Air’ and director for the film ‘Booty Call’ was found dead on a jogging path in California this past Monday

 

Opinion

• Will the ban of e-cigarettes in public venues be last major issue that defines the Bloomberg era?

• The Daily News says that while ordinary Americans struggle this Christmas, Wall Street is seeing record profits and increases in compensation.

 

Scoreboard

• Nets take on the Bucks tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Brooklyn

• Knicks face off against the Raptors tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden

• Rangers face the Capitals tonight at 7 p.m. in D.C.

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Forest Park Runners Club meets at 8AM on Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays at the intersection of Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive. Visit www.forestparkrunners.org or email info@forestparkrunners.org.
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Real Estate
• Latest news – Here is a inside look at “compact living.”

• For sale – Middle Village North – Two bedroom, two bath condo, features terrace and garage. Mint condition, short walk to train, P.S. 128 and park. Asking $439,000

Lou Pastorini

 

• For sale – Howard Beach – Three Bedroom Co-Op, features updated appliances. Parking space included. Asking $269,000.

Pirillo Realty Inc. 718-418-9500

 

• Sold - A three bedroom, one bath home located at 9319 92nd Ave. in Woodhaven for $21,250.

 

 

Arts and culture/Restaurant reviews

• Burger Bistro, a burger chain restaurant that is known for their burger on a glazed doughnut, has officially come to Astoria.

 

• The 2nd Annual Maspeth Pub Crawl raised funds for the ten families that lost their homes in a five-alarm fire in Middle Village this past September.

 

Restaurant ABC’s Glendale 

–   Grade: A – Burger Palace – 53-33 Myrtle Ave.

–   Grade: B – Edison Place -71-28 Cooper Ave. – Improper utensil use, Food not held at proper temperatures, Evidence of live mice, Facility not vermin proof.

–   Grade: Pending – China Taco Dish – 66-69 Fresh Pond Rd. – Evidence of Live mice, Facility not vermin proof, Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area

Events

Jamaica – 8:30 a.m. – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. A  viewing and panel discussion. Breakfast served before movie begins. Jamaica Multiplex Cinema. 159-02 Jamaica Ave.

Written by QTadmin

December 3rd, 2013 at 9:11 pm

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