Flushing Times

Monday, Feb. 13, 2012


Staples on Northern Boulevard has shut doors for good

The Staples store at Northern and Parsons boulevards in Flushing closed for good Saturday, adding another vacant retail space on the street. Comment

NYPD seeking help in finding Flushing woman

FLUSHING — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a woman who disappeared last Thursday. Comment

Synagogue Thrift Shop

The Free Synagogue of Flushing would like to invite the community to its store. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012

Fresh Meadows

British journalist cheers Lancman’s NY libel law

A state law co-authored by state Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) protecting journalists who report on terrorism from libel lawsuits in other countries that has since become federal law is now gaining traction across the pond. Comment

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Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012


Love in a melting pot

The diverse communities of Queens have myriad ways of celebrating, and in some cases ignoring, Valentine’s Day. Whether buying up stuffed bears or staying in for the night, the plethora of ethnic communities in the borough each respond to the holiday in their own unique way. Comment

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012


Flushing nurses ratify contract

The nurses at Flushing Hospital Medical Center voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve a new three-year contract after a tentative agreement was reached last week, the union announced Friday. Comment

After ample rest, Moore dings 30 for Holy Cross

If Marquise Moore had any rust in his first game back to the court in two weeks, it didn’t show Friday night. Comment

Fairness a Stranger at CB7

Hiding behind the letter of the law, Community Board 7 has unanimously refused to grant a waiver to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to build a two-story church in Queens. Comments (2)

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012


Flushing Lunar parade draws huge crowd

The ghosts of ancient Chinese history marched arm-in-arm with Mr. Met during Saturday’s massive Lunar New Year Parade in downtown Flushing, exemplifying a neighborhood that keeps a tight hold on tradition while welcoming the rest of the borough with open arms. Comment

Flushing remembers civil rights activist Rev. Mitchell

After the longtime pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Flushing died late last month, his funeral Friday served as a sombre way to start off Black History Month. He was 81. Comments (2)
No Holds Barred

Citi Field: an ideal spot for public executions

Okay. So you have not heard from your elected officials, if you wrote to them or called them or e-mailed them about having public executionism in New York state. Don’t despair. It happens to the best — or worst — of us. Comments (6)
Fresh Meadows

Stolen Thunderbird abandoned in Fresh Meadows

FRESH MEADOWS — Police were searching for the driver of a stolen white Ford Thunderbird found parked last Thursday with a broken rear passenger window on 58th Avenue near 190th Street. Comments (1)
Flushing Times

Stanners rally over TMLA

Scott Lagas is on Jessica Jamin constantly at practice. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Lancman will run in 2012 for U.S. Rep. Turner’s seat

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) plans to run for the congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-Middle Village) in the upcoming 2012 elections, he said Tuesday afternoon. Comment

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