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Morning Buzz: WIADCA president passes away at 75, Body of an eight-month-old pulled from East River

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Monday, August 6

• Stay cool! Sunny with a high of 93 degrees today.

Top Stories
• The lifeless body of an eight-month-old washed up under the Brooklyn Bridgein lower Manhattan on Sunday afternoon.

• Trump made some shocking admissions when he tweeted about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting.

• Service on the LIRR from Ronkonkoma to Hicksville and between Jamaica to Penn Station was suspended after two people were struck and killed by two different trains Monday morning.

Flicks on the Beach: Coco  Mon Aug 6th 7:30 pm  With the screen on the boardwalk and seating in the sand, bring a beach blanket for a night at the movies under the stars…and by the sea.  Coney Island, Surf Avenue

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Brooklyn News
• Bill Howard, president of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, has passed away at the age of 75.

• A 24-year-old rookie bus driver was charged with DWI after running into a row of cars near Flatlands Avenue and 56th Street.

• A Brooklyn man was arrested after he torched a Staten Island gas station and was caught on camera.

• Councilman Jumaane Williams is polling well in the race for New York State lieutenant governor.

• Six were arrested in the assassination attempt of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

• Demi Lovato broke her silence two weeks after a near fatal drug overdose.

Weekend Box Office
• Mission Impossible – Fallout: $35 million
• Disney’s Christopher Robin: $25 million
• The Spy Who Dumped Me: $12.3 million
• Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: $9.1 million
• The Equalizer 2: $8.8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1970 the Concert for Peace is held in Shea Stadium coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

• In 1928 pop artist Andy Warhol is born in Pittsburgh, PA.  In 2008, this painting sold for $100 million making this his most valuable work.

• The Daily News argued that Republicans are doing too little to thwart Russian election meddling in 2018.

• The Times explores why the government wants to know your citizenship status.

In the Blogs
• The long-awaited Ramen Mafia has opened on Franklin Street.

• An interactive map shows ICE raids that have happened in Bushwick.

Trending in New York
• Charlotte Rae
• Red Sox
• London
• Trump
• Mollie Tibbetts

• The Mets (45-64) were defeated again by the Atlanta Braves, losing 5-4 in the tenth inning.

• The Yankees (68-42) fell to the Boston Red Sox, also losing 5-4 in the tenth inning.

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Free Cinema: Jurassic Park  Mon Aug 6th 8pm  Steven Spielberg’s classic!  Bring a lawn chair or blanket.  Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Avenue, Williamsburg

Real Estate
• Construction is starting to rise above street level for the shimmering new development at 11 Hoyt Street.

• For Sale – 115A India Street, Greenpoint - Two family Townhouse on 3 levels has first floor open floor plan, 1 BR, 1 Bath and access to backyard, 2nd & 3rd floors each have 3 BRs, 1.5 bath.  Asking $2,100,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Rent – 83 Herbert Street, Williamsburg – Freshly updated 1 BR apartment w/ private yard.  Hardwood floors, storage in basement.  Pets considered on a case-to-case basis.  Asking $2,400/month. Pepe Real Estate. 718-388-8600 

• Sold – Seagate – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,344-square-foot home at 2854 W. 27th St. for $550,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• 52-year-old Debra Hickson has been reported missing. She was last seen on Friday leaving her residence at 1180 Dean Street around 7 p.m. She is described as black, 5’2″ tall and 160 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a purple blouse with flowers, blue jeans, slippers and carrying a brown pocketbook.

• Bushwick – 12:30 p.m. – Zephyr Teachout, state attorney general candidate, and State Senate candidate Julia Salazar cross-endorse each other. 82 Central Ave.

• Coney Island - 7:30 p.m. – Flicks on the Beach: Coco. Surf Avenue, Coney Island

• Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Free Cinema: Jurassic Park.  Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Avenue

Written by BKTicker

August 6th, 2018 at 1:11 pm

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