Flushing Times

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Teen in fight, receives broken jaw: Police

FLUSHING — Police want to question six men in connection with the assault of three teenagers in Flushing. Comment.

Four hopefuls file to get on ballot for Queens congressional seat

By Monday afternoon, only the four candidates who scored major-league endorsements so far in the race for the Queens congressional seat had filed their petitions with the city to appear on the ballot, but anyone else eyeing the seat had until midnight to do the same. Comment.

City must show respect for the dead at Old Towne

As the co-chairman of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy, I am writing to you to ask for your assistance with a crucial issue facing the 19th-century cemetery. Comment.

Monday, April 16, 2012


New guidebook helps boro Koreans find help

Korean-speaking immigrants will have an easier time understanding what services they are entitled to after a new guide was jointly released by the city and a nonprofit group. Comment.

Auburndale woman dies in house fire

An Auburndale woman died when the house where she was born caught fire Sunday morning, although her cousin made it out of the inferno in time. Comment.

Sunday, April 15, 2012


Work to make America better

As 2012 continues and the presidential election campaign begins to really ratchet up, is our nation’s economy really beginning to improve? Comment.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Jamaica Estates

Red Storm recruits Bedova

Humble as he is talented, Danny Bedoya was reluctant to accept that a single signature put him in a class by himself. Comment.

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Jamaica Estates

Blaze ends Cooking with Jazz for Queens chef

A unique eatery pairing music and food will play its last chord and boil its last crawfish April 22 after the owner decided the stress was not worth the cost. Comment.

City mediates grave damage

Members of a Flushing house of worship met with a developer and the city Monday morning to answer lingering questions about how much of a historically marked cemetery was disturbed by construction crews last month. Comment.
Kew Gardens Hills

Kew Gardens Hills woman reported missing

KEW GARDENS HILLS — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating an elderly woman, who was reported missing from Kew Gardens Hills. Feng Huang, 82, was last seen leaving her home at about 7:30 a.m. Monday, according to police. Comment.
The Civic Scene

Civics fight Mormon church variance for 33rd Ave. chapel

A member of the Jamaica Estates Safety and Security Task Force, Bill Murray, has reached out to neighborhood civic associations to ascertain techniques which can be used to better protect the community from criminal activities. Comment.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Police search for man who groped 11-year-old girl in Fresh Meadows

Police in the 107th Precinct were looking for a man who sexually assaulted a little girl in Fresh Meadows, the NYPD said. Comment.

Delta breaks ground on new LaGuardia project

One of the country’s busiest airports is about to get even busier. Comment.

Flushing Commons talks revealed in e-mails

On the heels of what appeared to be a fund-raising trip to Asia, the developers of Flushing Commons are back in Queens and in the process of inking contract deals for the $850 million downtown project. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Muni-Meter reform should help business

The rush to the Muni-Meter is over. Comment.

Francis Lewis graduate shines on ‘American Idol’ stage

As the first Korean-American to make the finals for Season 11 of Fox’s “American Idol,” 22-year-old Flushing resident Heejun Han’s journey to fame began with an audition in Pittsburgh back in January, when he belted out Michael Bolton’s version of “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You?” Comment.

Lancman outlines platform

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) recently sat down with TimesLedger Newspapers to discuss his campaign for Congress and outline some of the issues he would tackle in Washington, D.C., if he should win a four-way primary in June and then defeat a Republican challenger in November. Comment.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


Mets’ Opening Day brings eclectic crowd to Citi Field

Several Queens politicians attended Opening Day last week, but not everyone got a front-row seat for the Amazin’s’ win. Comment.

Monday, April 9, 2012


Lancman blasts new candidate as ‘party hack’

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman not only called Jeff Gottlieb’s entrance into the Democratic race for the Queens congressional seat “a sham,” but said the Queens Democratic Party and its chosen candidate were both responsible for trying to siphon votes away from him. Comment.

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