Flushing Times

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013


109th Council honors its citizen academy grads

The 109th Precinct Community Council held its year-end dinner party earlier this month and honored one of its own along with some of the city’s Bravest. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013


Cops seek missing woman from pharmacy

FLUSHING — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman who disappeared last week. Comment

D.C. partisanship delays Sandy aid

President Barack Obama has announced that he is going to push for $60 billion in federal aid for the tri-state area to aid in cleanup and recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Comment

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Lancman begins campaign for City Council

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) officially kicked off his campaign for City Council last week at the Local 3 Headquarters in Flushing. Comment

Meng will take Ackerman’s place but not his office

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) is set to trade in her title, taking the spot of U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) in Congress, but she will not get his office. Comment

Holy Cross tops boro’s best

A team from Queens did not bring home a title, but the borough produced some strong players. St. Francis Prep had one of its best seasons in recent years, winning the Catholic High School Football League AA-A division regular season crown. Holy Cross was among the top teams in the city. Beach Channel, which played through the aftermath of Sandy, was a competitive public school squad along with Campus Magnet and Flushing. Comment

Pols care more about real estate interests than parkland

Major League Soccer has once again demonstrated its lack of transparency and legitimacy in what was supposed to be a public hearing, but was in fact rigged in an attempt to make it appear there was minimal opposition by ensuring that those opposing were kept out of the main auditorium and relegated to a basement area (“MLS pitches Queens stadium,” Dec. 6-12). Comments (1)

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Vet takes holistic approach

At a quiet, seemingly nondescript veterinary clinic in Fresh Meadows, the services offered at first glance may seem pretty standard: medicine, X-rays, surgery, dentistry, grooming. Comment

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Friday, Dec. 28, 2012


Cops on the hunt for man in train robbery

FLUSHING — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted subway robbery Dec. 11. Comment

Flushing woman performed illegal surgery: DA

A Flushing resident who decorated her home like a doctor’s office and performed a buttocks enhancement procedure involving Krazy Glue sent one woman to the hospital and may have caused a lifelong medical problem, Queens’ top prosecutor said last Thursday. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012


No-fly zone still in Flushing

Many northeast Queens neighborhoods have complained recently about increased aircraft noise, but it could be worse. Comment

Feds crack down on Flushing asylum mill

Queens residents made up half of the 26 people charged last week with helping Chinese immigrants lie in order to obtain asylum in the United States, a federal prosecutor said. Comment

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