Frustration and fear predominated at a meeting held at Flushing’s Bland Houses last Thursday night as police and community members attempted to persuade one another to put an end to a recent spate of violence before it escalated any further. Comment.
The mayor released a report on the performance of all city agencies over the last year and touted increased efficiency in many areas, but several alarming trends were also contained in the data. Comment.
Flushing’s state legislators joined with the local transportation workers union Tuesday afternoon in support of a nationwide initiative to stop the bleeding of federal and state dollars from transportation coffers. Comment.
Some of tennis’ top stars faced off during the final matches of the US Open. Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in the men’s match, and Samantha Stosur upset Serena Williams to win the women’s trophy. Photos by Christina Santucci Comment.