Flushing Times

Monday, Nov. 14, 2011


109th offers advice on staying safe in community

The 109th Precinct, which covers neighborhoods like Flushing, Whitestone, College Point, Auburndale and Bay Terrace in northeast Queens, offered tips to residents to guard against stolen property in response to incidents throughout the precinct. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Jamaica Estates

Ray’s ‘superhuman’ effort not enough for Mary Louis

Deirdre Ray went from sitting and watching to nearly winning her team a title. Comment

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Kids should learn respect at home

As the economic recession continues unabated with no improvement in sight, another important aspect to also note is that there seems to be a lack of respect and common courtesy in this country. Comment

Friday, Nov. 11, 2011

Willets Point

Coalition for Queens supports tech center at Roosevelt Island

After Queens was snubbed last month in the competition to establish a tech campus in New York City, one organization was already planning on how to incorporate the borough into a frontrunner’s plan. Comments (1)

Flushing inaugurates first new Assembly member in 28 yrs.

Residents of the 27th state Assembly District began a new era for their community as they welcomed the first new Assembly member in nearly three decades to represent Flushing, Whitestone and Fresh Meadows. Comment
Jamaica Estates

SJU already has eyes on March Madness

The St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team will look to build on a 2010-11 campaign that saw first-year head Coach Steve Lavin lead his program to an NCAA Tournament birth for the first time since 2002. Comment

Northeast Cup Is Half-Full

In his second annual town hall meeting, City Councilman Dan Halloran took aim at the city government, which he, of course, is a part of. He accused various elements of the government of neglect, malfeasance and outright neglect of his district. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011


Dispatchers ditch taxi stand now closed on Main

Dispatchers were discontinued at the taxi stand in downtown Flushing last week, and the yellow cabs seem to have gone with them. Comment

Flushing health workers bilk Medicare for $11.7M: Feds

This was some real dirty dancing. Comment

Marshall helps launch CUNY Month at Queens College

The Queens beep kicked off CUNY Month last week at Queens College in Flushing, an institution that was highlighted in an education study released over the summer. Comment
Fresh Meadows

St. Francis Prep captures first title since 2006

Franco Purificato grabbed the trophy, turned toward his team and raised the hardware over his head. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Fresh Meadows

SFP bests Molloy for title

Kelly Flynn sat out practice last week and missed the semifinals against Mary Louis due to a mild concussion. Comment

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