Flushing Times

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013


City teachers need a contract in 2013

As this year draws to a close, city public schools teachers will start 2013 without a new contract. Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 7, 2013


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Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

The Civic Scene

Boro salons cater to disabled youth during holiday season

For the 29th year Larry Mattola, owner of LP & Co. Hair Design, has opened his shop on a Sunday prior to the holiday season to provide beauty treatments to the developmentally disabled children in the community. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013


Woman, 63, found dead in Kissena Lake: NYPD

MURRAY HILL — A 63-year-old woman was found unresponsive in Kissena Lake and pronounced dead by emergency responders Saturday, police said. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Prep’s Flynn tops boro best

Queens again proved itself to be one of the top volleyball boroughs in the city. St. Francis Prep won a sixth straight CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Division I title and reached the Catholic state AA final for the second straight year. Cardozo didn’t earn a PSAL three-peat, but did make it to the Class A semifinals with a young team. St. John’s Prep took home its second consecutive Brooklyn/Queens Division II crown. Comment

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013


Korean donors sought at bone marrow drive

The Parent Teacher Association at PS 242 in Flushing is hoping donors of Korean descent will sign up at a bone marrow drive Saturday. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Driver dies when van hits tractor trailer

FRESH MEADOWS — A 37-year-old man was killed Friday after the van he was driving hit a parked tractor trailer at Horace Harding Expressway and Francis Lewis Boulevard, police said. Comment
Political Action

Move all primary elections from September to June

In recent years, we have had a September primary election in which political parties with more than one candidate have the registered voters of their party choose a candidate through the primary electoral process. Once the candidates are chosen, the general election campaign then continues for about eight weeks until the fall election in early November. Comment

Pols must back weapon control

The shooting massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was a senseless tragedy that could have been avoided. Comments (10)

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013


Whitestone woman killed in van accident

FLUSHING — A 57-year-old mother of two was struck by a van and killed last Thursday evening in Flushing, police and the victim’s family said. Comment

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