Flushing Times

Monday, Jan. 31, 2011

Fresh Meadows

Film doc, art exhibit highlight SJU Founder’s Week

From Queens, Long Island and Staten Island to Paris and Rome, St. John’s University kicked off numerous events this week as part of the college’s 17th-annual observance of Founder’s Week on its five campuses. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Ex-Queensites pen book on history of Fresh Mdws.

Two former residents of the Fresh Meadows development are writing a book about it and the surrounding neighborhoods. Fred Cantor and Debra Davidson have arranged with Arcadia Publishing to write a book, as part of Arcadia’s popular “Images of America” series, which chronicles the history of American communities. The publication will be a photo album of the post-war period in Fresh Meadows, which captures the memories of the era and location. Comment.
Flushing Times

Mets help unveil baseball-themed NYHQ room for kids

Several members of the New York Mets organization stopped by New York Hospital Queens last week for the unveiling of a brand new room aimed at making children’s hospital stays a little easier. Comment.
Flushing Times

109th Pct. mints new panel to improve Asian relations

The 109th Precinct is working to ensure that its officers and the diverse communities they serve understand one another and are well-equipped to work together to keep their neighborhoods safe. Comment.

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