Flushing Times

Monday, Jan. 2, 2012


Koo not clear on what area he represents

In a story that ran Nov. 30 on “Fox 5 News,” Ashley Mastronardi reported on the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association’s efforts to receive New York City Landmark Historic District status for its neighborhood. Broadway-Flushing has already been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, with more than 1,300 properties within its boundaries. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011


Queens College joins ‘Stomp Out Bullying’ effort

The Queens College women’s lacrosse team spent an emotional day Dec. 9 talking to the seventh- and eighth-grade classes of St. Gregory’s grammar school in Manhattan in the hopes of furthering the national “Stomp Out Bullying” campaign. Comment

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Friday, Dec. 30, 2011

Fresh Meadows

NE Queens group brings loving care to seniors

Roberta Heller, 74, said her favorite thing about Stan Fish is the jokes he tells, although the few he recited at her Fresh Meadows home one day last week were not suitable for print. Comments (1)

Cops look for man who exposed self, stole laptop

FLUSHING — Police were searching for a man wanted in connection with a bizarre robbery and sexual assault in the 109th Precinct. Comment

Victims receive more than 12 stab wounds: DA

FLUSHING — A Brooklynite stabbed two men more than a dozen times in downtown Flushing last month, according to documents from the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment

Ban hydrofracking in New York state

The sneaky ways the big oil companies are using to promote the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking, is enough to arouse grave suspicions that the procedure is as dangerous as the environmental scientists say it is. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011


Brutal killing gets Asian 29 years in prison

The Chinese national who killed a Flushing woman by beating her to death and removing her organs was sentenced to up to 29 years in prison last week. Comment

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