Flushing Times

Tuesday, April 3, 2012


Cops seek suspect in Hillcrest bank robbery

HILLCREST — The NYPD was looking for help in identifying a suspect wanted in a bank robbery, which occurred last Thursday around 11 p.m. Comment

Middle East experience in Auburndale

The ancient practice of smoking hookah is believed to have begun in 16th-century India, from where it migrated to the Middle East, eventually exploding up and down the sidewalks of Astoria’s Steinway Street, and has now crossed great distances to take hold in Auburndale. Comment

Monday, April 2, 2012

Fresh Meadows

All-girl team from Queens wins robotic Lego contest

Piece by piece, they’re building toward an academic experience their friends at school are not getting and after winning top honors at the New York City First Lego League Regional Tournament in Manhattan, the first all-girl Lego team in Fresh Meadows has a lot to be excited about. Comment

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Saturday, March 31, 2012

No Holds Barred

Liu’s support from Asians is the American Way

This is my second blog about John C. Liu and again I shall try to stay away from fund-raising investigations. That’s not easy to do. We seem to be reminded about such things on a regular basis. More to come, I am sure. Comment

L.I. farmer talks produce to Flushing group

The Flushing Community Supported Agriculture Group hosted a green thumb from Long Island last Saturday who might be making the trek to Queens on a regular basis. Comment

RKO Grief

The RKO Keith’s Theatre was once the pride of Flushing. Comment

Friday, March 30, 2012


Flushing Armenians recall genocide in home country

Keeping the story alive has always been most important, according to Dr. Dennis Papazian, national grand commander of the Armenian fraternal service Knights of Vartan and founding director of the Armenian Research Center . Comments (1)

Judge set to hear suit on extra Senate seat

Queens politicians expect a lawsuit challenging the creation of a 63rd state Senate seat to be decided next month, and state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Whitestone) will then decide in which district she will run. Comment

Queens Goes Green yet again

Claire Doyle smiled when a group of children approached her table to learn more about Rubie, a stuffed King Charles spaniel, which helps youngsters learn how to recycle in western Queens. Comment
Flushing Times

Strong pitching will lead Molloy, SFP baseball

It’s all about the arms this year for Archbishop Molloy. Comment

Thursday, March 29, 2012


Flushing to gain affordable houses but lose parking

The 14-story affordable housing building proposed by Macedonia AME Church will begin its rise over downtown Flushing next month, but parking provisions did not go according to plan. Comments (1)

Auburndale firehouse work worries northeast Queens

Civic leaders expressed concern after learning that an Auburndale firehouse will be full of construction workers for nine months but empty of the city’s Bravest. Comment

Liu defends his indicted Flushing campaign treasurer

City Comptroller John Liu defended his campaign treasurer and described his political future in hazy terms in a recent interview, even as he kept on producing audits on city agencies. Comment

Cops seek man in boro, Manhattan robberies

FLUSHING — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected of robbing two banks in the 7th and 109th precincts last week. Comment

Wednesday, March 28, 2012


Flushing groups to revive neighborhood chamber

A new Flushing Chamber of Commerce is in the works after an older iteration was officially disbanded in February following a long period of inactivity. Comment

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


Halloran announces congressional run

City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) marched his two great Danes into Bowne Park Monday afternoon and declared his run to for the congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside). Comments (1)

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