Flushing Times

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

Fresh Meadows

Queens College filling dorm’s beds

Queens College is well on its way to filling all of the 506 beds in the school’s first dormitory that will open at the end of August and which officials said will be a big boon to students’ academic and social lives. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Teen charged in golf blaze

Queen District Attorney Richard Brown said a 17-year-old Fresh Meadows resident was arraigned on arson charges Monday for allegedly setting a fire that devastated the Kissena Park Golf Course clubhouse and destroyed dozens of golf carts. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Suit claims Kavadas obtained illegal signatures

The Democratic ballot for those gunning for City Councilman John Liu’s (D-Flushing) seat was nearly set Tuesday, but Constantine Kavadas remained locked in a court battle that could threaten his candidacy in the six-way race. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Wife’s advice saves life of 74-yr.-old Fresh Meadows man

Dominick Massaro usually does not heed his wife’s advice to go to the hospital if he feels pain. Comment
Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Students must learn school material, not study to pass tests

As the debate over mayoral control of city public schools rages on, city officials send out statistics saying schools are improving while some parents and teachers say the success is smoke and mirrors. Comment

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