Flushing Times

Friday, July 24, 2009

Fresh Meadows

Mystery unsolved year after Flushing apt. gas blast

At 147-25 Sanford Ave. in Flushing late Monday evening, there were signs of normalcy. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Willets Pt. landlords hire lobbyist Lipsky

A group of Willets Point property owners retained the services of lobbyist Richard Lipsky this week as they continue to build a team to fight the planned redevelopment of the Iron Triangle. Comment
Fresh Meadows

QC professor honored for race research

Queens College professor Stephen Steinberg has long considered his research on race and ethnicity to be far outside the mainstream sociology field, which is why he was pleasantly surprised his outsider views seem to have launched him into his most recent accomplishment: being named a distinguished professor of urban studies by the City University of New York. Comment
Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Transit officials thinking of bringing faster bus service to Qns.

The city Water Board is a body appointed by the mayor whose main job seems to be to increase water rates paid by homeowners, co-op owners and business people. For this, board members receive pay. Looks like a good patronage job. Comment

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