Flushing Times

Tuesday, May 1, 2012


Italian oasis in Flushing offers variety

There are hundreds of restaurants in Flushing serving up cuisines from all across Asia, but unbeknownst to many, a Sicilian family has been serving expertly prepared Italian food for years tucked away on a quiet downtown side street. Comments (2)

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Kew Gardens Hills

Bravest battle two-alarm blaze in Kew Gardens Hills

Saturday, April 28, 2012


Flushing Earth Day festival fuses art with environment

Artists are natural recyclers, whether they are reappropriating materials or ideas, and on Sunday a few gathered at Flushing Town Hall’s Earth Day Festival for Families to show how culture and environmentalism converse with one another. Comment

Friday, April 27, 2012


Flushing cold case revisited

More than 17 years after a Flushing man was murdered and thrown off the roof of a Kissena Boulevard apartment complex, the Queens district attorney announced last week that a former Flushing resident was arrested and charged with the crime.. Comments (7)

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Flushing man tried to meet 14-year-old for sex: DA

A Flushing man was charged with orchestrating a sexual rendezvous with what he thought was a 14-year-old girl but turned out to be an undercover NYPD officer, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comments (2)

Cops need public to ID man in Flushing burglary

FLUSHING — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a Flushing burglary. Comment

Give teachers respect, good salaries

With all the talk that education is so important in this country, it is time that teachers who teach in schools throughout America be treated with the courtesy and professionalism they deserve. Comment

Thursday, April 26, 2012


City again botches Flushing repavings

After an outcry earlier this year over botched repaving jobs that caused flooding, the city has again slathered some of Flushing’s streets with too much pavement, residents said. Comment

Avella brings church critics to BSA via bus

The Mormon church has altered its proposal for a chapel on 33rd Avenue in Flushing, but that did not stop opponents from chartering a bus Tuesday from the neighborhood to testify at a Manhattan hearing. Comments (1)
Fresh Meadows

Patriots mounts comeback over James Madison

Francis Lewis already had two chances to prove itself against elite teams in the PSAL. Instead, the Patriots were shut out by both Susan Wagner and Construction. Comment

Wednesday, April 25, 2012


Flushing High School hearing gets heated

Many teachers, residents and parents were convinced that the public hearing on the city Department of Education’s plan to close Flushing High School last week was simply a formality. Comment

Gottlieb ends Congress bid

After a secret from his past surfaced, Jeff Gottlieb dropped out of the race for a Queens congressional seat last Thursday, and the man who replaced him bowed out a day later. Comment

Ex-GOP senator declines Avella rematch to stump for Halloran

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) has two less challengers after Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Whitestone) decided to run in another district and former Sen. Frank Padavan opted not to relive a heated previous campaign for his old seat. Comment

Flushing man, 27, dies in Manhattan club

MANHATTAN — Police said a young Flushing man died after he was found unconscious at a Manhattan night club. Comment

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