Flushing Times

Tuesday, June 5, 2012


Bringin’ Banners Back

Banner Day was held again at Citi Field Sunday. Banner Day was a Mets tradition from 1963 to 1996 with fans of all ages parading on the field and displaying their homemade creations. Comment

Cops on lookout for missing boro man

FLUSHING — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating a man who went missing while visiting family while in town from Albany Friday. Comment

Flushing business offers classes on trading

In Asian countries including Japan, China and South Korea, stay-at-home mothers have spawned a trend of chasing big bucks as day traders, and a new Main Street business is hoping to bring the same opportunities to Flushing. Comment

Monday, June 4, 2012


Auburndale pooch ties knot for animal rescue charity

Dawn Strain, of Auburndale, and Broadway actress Orfeh (“Legally Blonde: The Musical”), a Manhattanite, are the proud moms of newlyweds Piper (the bride), a Chihuahua, and Boo (the groom), a Pomeranian mix, who celebrated their “pup-tials” Monday evening at a glitzy wedding hosted by Twenty Four Fifth in the Village. Comment

Laptop among items stolen from man’s car

FLUSHING — A man had his Dell laptop stolen after he left it sitting inside his car all day, police said. Comment

Government must follow the rules

I want to thank state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) for his concern and action on behalf of his constituents regarding the rules and regulations for placing refuse out for collection. Citizens may be fined if they place refuse out for collection before 5 p.m. from May to September and before 4 p.m. from October to April. Comment

Sunday, June 3, 2012


Flushing Rabbi honors all faiths in boro that has many

Next month a Catholic organization is giving out a National Peacemaker Award to a Queens rabbi who might have seemed like an odd pick when he was hired from Nebraska to take the helm of the Free Synagogue of Flushing in 2008. Comment

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Kew Gardens Hills

Parkway Village listed on national historic register

A village where some believe diversity began in the borough finally received recognition on a historic level. Comment

LPC must landmark Brinckerhoff

On behalf of the board of directors of the Bayside Historical Society, I am writing to express our desire that the LPC designate the historic Brinckerhoff Cemetery in Fresh Meadows as an official city landmark. Comments (1)

Saturday, June 2, 2012


Flushing woman missing from her home

FLUSHING – Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Flushing woman. Comment
Jamaica Estates

SJU’s McArdle given honorable mention

Following a breakout sophomore season at St. John’s University, Kieran McArdle was given honorable mention at the attack position by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Comment

Show teachers in U.S. respect

After celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11, we need to show appreciation for all teachers across the United States. Comment

Friday, June 1, 2012


Flushing BID bags 820,000 pounds of trash per year

Last year sanitation teams hired by a downtown Flushing business improvement district collected 32,850 bags of garbage, the executive director told the BID’s annual meeting last week. Comment
Flushing Times

Palmeri’s bat inspires title

Archbishop Molloy won its first CHSAA state softball title behind a powerful middle in the batting order. It’s because of those same players that the Stanners will get a chance to defend that crown. Comment
The Civic Scene

City must do more to prevent danger from sidewalk trees

The city has extended tree pruning from seven to 10 years, and now someone said it is being extended to 14 years. While this saves money, it endangers people walking under trees as well as property. Comment

Thursday, May 31, 2012


Marines land in Flushing Meadows for Fleet Week

Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264, the “Black Knights,” landed in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Sunday during a Fleet Week demonstration. Comment

Wife survives hubby’s alleged cleaver attack

A 52-year-old woman was recovering at a Queens hospital after her husband allegedly attacked her with a meat cleaver last week, police and hospital workers said. Comment

Wednesday, May 30, 2012


Ackerman endorses Meng, Green backs Lancman

Two candidates in the race for the redrawn congressional seat centered around Flushing picked up endorsements from prominent figures in city politics Tuesday. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Francis Lewis shows heart in postseason

Francis Lewis walked its way back to the semifinals last week, but was stopped by Susan Wagner following a Madison upset. Comment

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