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Morning Buzz: Hiker finds body in Kissena Park, Rosedale woman charged with murdering step-grandson

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Wednesday, April 25

Weather
• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 59 degrees.

Top Stories
• A federal judge ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end the DACA program shielding young undocumented immigrants from deportation.

• More details emerged of inappropriate behavior by Trump’s VA secretary nominee, including drunkenly banging on the hotel door of a female employee.

• This video of a pit bull chomping down on a straphanger’s foot on the 4 train is going viral.

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The Marriage of Figaro  April 26th – 29th  All Figaro wants to do is get married. Will he be cleaver enough to outwit all the people who seem to be standing in his way? Presented by the Aaron Copeland School of Music.  $10-$18  Goldstein Theatre, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• A hiker found the body of a man who was believed to be murdered in Kissena Park.

• A Rosedale woman was charged with murder in the death of her step-grandson last September.

• A Corona man was shocked with a stun gun inside his home during a push-in robbery.

Politics
• Here are the results of last night’s state special elections, including two Democratic victories in the State Senate.

• Brooklyn State Senator Simcha Felder will continue to caucus with Republicans, denying Democrats the majority.

Entertainment
• Meek Mill celebrated his release from prison by attending a Philadelphia 76ersgame with Kevin Hart.

• “Smallville” star Tom Welling is now engaged to longtime girlfriend Jessica Rose Lee.

Buzzing Back

• In 1990 The Fender Stratocaster guitar this performer played this song on at Woodstock is auctioned off in London for $295,000.

• In 1940 actor Al Pacino is born in New York City, NY.  In 1972, he made his career breakthrough playing this mobster in this movie series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump’s pick to lead the VA has no management experience and a history of being drunk on the job.

• The Post says Andrew Cuomo’s lurches to the left because of Cynthia Nixonare looking desperate.

In the Blogs
• Woodside on the Move’s housing services director is being honored as a Woman of Distinction.

• The winner of this year’s Women’s History Month art contest is a Townsend Harris High School freshman.

Trending in New York
• PhilaUnite
• #Rise
• #RHOBHReunion
• James Johnson
• Cespedes

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (13-9) overpowered the Twins, 8-3. They host the Twins again at 6:35 p.m.

• The Mets (15-6) topped the Cardinals, 6-5. They face the Cardinals in St. Louis at 8:15 p.m.

• The Sports Pope is back! Mike Francesa will return to afternoon drive at WFAN, but had to take a significant pay cut.

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Dancin’ Broadway  Sun Apr 29th  3pm  Come experience some of the most iconic dance numbers from The Great White Way.  $35-$45  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside
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Real Estate
• Co-working companies like WeWork are ramping up in New York City with increasing competition from commercial landlords.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Split Colonial features LR, DR, EIK, bath & 3 BRs on main floor, upstairs is a Master BR suite w/ walk in closet and bath w/ jacuzzi.  In ground pool, Florida room, finished basement.  Asking $899,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Fully renovated 1 BR co-op – move in condition.  Top of the line finishes, new floors, bright front exposure.  Close to transportation, shopping and restaurants.  Asking $349,000  Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

• Sold – Bay Terrace – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 950-square-foot co-op at 209-25 18th Avenue for $249,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Wells Fargo’s shareholders approved fatter paychecks for its executivesdespite the company’s troubles.

• Coca-Cola’s sales surged after rebooting its Diet Coke brand with new flavors.

Events
• Richmond Hill – 6 to 9 p.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts pre-Ramadan security forum for places of worship in Muslim community. Bosnian Islamic Community Center, 114-07 91st Ave.

Written by QTadmin

April 26th, 2018 at 3:36 am

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