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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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Labor Strike Threat Hovers Over Belmont Stakes

It’s been 34 years since horse racing’s last Triple Crown. This Saturday, I’ll Have Another will try to break that streak and win the Belmont Stakes, to add to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness victories. Read more: [NY1]

Police identify suspect in three Queens sexual assaults

A knife-wielding rapist who is believed to have attacked three young women in as many weeks in one Queens neighborhood is on the loose, police said. The suspect has been identified by authorities as Ibrahima Ragis, 20, who is 5-feet-5, weighs 160 pounds and has black hair. Read more: [New York Daily News]

Renewed hope for barren Far Rockaway Shopping Center

For the first time in decades, a new store is opening at the barren Far Rockaway Shopping Center. Food Dynasty is replacing the smaller associated supermarket that had anchored the ailing strip mall. And local officials are hoping the large, bright store will pave the way for new tenants and big improvements. Read more: [New York Daily News]

Minor Injury Reported After Car Sideswipes Queens School Bus

At least one Queens student suffered a minor injury Tuesday morning after the bus they were riding on was struck by a car. Department of Education officials say 35 students from the Yeshiva of Central Queens were on the bus when it was broadsided by a car at 76th Avenue near 174th Street. Read more: [NY1]

State To Offer Job Fairs In Each Borough

Governor Cuomo announced Tuesday that 11 job fairs will be held in the state this month, including one in each borough on Thursday. The events will bring together more than 375 employers statewide and feature more than 10,000 job openings. Read more: [NY1]

Bryce Harper’s single in 12th pushes Nats past Mets

You might think 19-year-old Bryce Harper would savor the moment after his first game-winning hit with two outs to give his team an extra-inning win. Instead, after lifting the Washington Nationals to a 7-6 win against the New York Mets in 12 innings Tuesday night, Harper was upset with his line in the box score. Read more: [ESPN]