Weekend Roundup

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Graphic by Jay Lane
Graphic by Jay Lane

Belmont Stakes tickets drop after Triple Crown hopeful forced into retirement

Tickets for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes have dropped significantly, fans and sellers say, after it was announced Friday that Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another was scratched and his career ended.

Read More: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/belmont_tail_of_whoa_rfdYobea6Owj5hA0rdQDNO

Crossing guard charged with chocking 14-year-old boy in Ozone Park

A 60-year-old crossing guard was charged Friday for chocking a 14-year-old boy who was on his was to school, M.S. 137.

Read More: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens-crossing-guard-60-charged-choking-14-year-old-boy-school-article-1.1092495


Yankees pummel mets in Subway Series opener 

The Yankees scored 6 runs on Johan Santana in his first start since his no-hitter to take the first game of the Subway Series. Hiroki Kuroda’s dominant night ended after taking a line drive to the ankle from Daniel Murphy in the Seventh.

Read More: http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/yankees/back_to_back_to_back_9gz7Hr6zj3YKtNODcJeWmN


Woman with blood disorder meets blood donor for first time

A woman who received blood from hundred of donors met one of them at a Long Island City event Friday to raise awareness for donating blood.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/woman-blood-disorder-meets-blood-donor-time-article-1.1091096#ixzz1xJ1PPQkj