Flushing Times

Monday, Oct. 10, 2011


Do not let computers replace teachers in schools

With all the focus on the importance of technology in our schools, there is another important issue that needs to be addressed. That is the fact that our students need to be able to know how to express their thoughts through oral reading and writing. Comments (2)

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011

Fresh Meadows

Naz guard Brianna Sidney commits to UNC

Brianna Sidney could have been nervous. Cynthia Cooper-Dyke was someone the Queens native has looked up to since childhood. Comment

Friday, Oct. 7, 2011

Fresh Meadows

Terriers bite back in rematch of semifinals with Iona

If there was any question about how badly St. Francis Prep wanted revenge, it was answered during and after the victory. Comment

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Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011


FAA calls RKO plan into question

The long-awaited revitalization of the RKO Keith’s Theatre in downtown Flushing faces one final hurdle before it can take off. Comment

Flushing bus driver faces one less charge

Prosecutors dropped a reckless driving charge against the Flushing driver who crashed a discount bus on Interstate 95 in Virginia, killing four people, two of whom were residents of southeast Queens, and injuring many other riders, according to the Associated Press. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Fresh Meadows outtakes

A book documenting the growth of Fresh Meadows in pictures was released Tuesday, showing the beginning of the planned residential Queens community 65 years ago to the 1970s. Comment

Cops arrest three in Broadway home invasion

Police said they arrested three men in the dark, early morning hours of Friday who are accused of breaking into a Broadway home that was filled with 20 people and being used as an illegal gambling location. Comment

Madoff trustee can sue owners of Mets for only $386M: Judge

In a setback to the trustee trying to recover funds for victims of Bernard Madoff’s $50 billion Ponzi scheme, a Manhattan federal judge ruled the trustee can only sue the owners of the New York Mets for up to $386 million, not the $1 billion he was seeking. Comment

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