Flushing Times

Wednesday, July 10, 2013


Union St. biz a gem in town full of jewelers

A Flushing business owner has combined classic artisan techniques and modern investment knowledge to keep his shop going strong into its third generation of ownership. Comment

Top Cop kicks off cricket

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly tossed the coin to kick off the 2013 event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park June 27, which he said will contribute to building stronger relationships between the community and law enforcement. This year more than 100 youngsters aged 14-19 will compete on 12 teams for the title. Comment

Court made wrong marriage decision

The U.S. Supreme Court’ ruling on gay marriage will cause more harm than good. The court has destroyed and robbed the foundation of traditional marriage and has single-handedly destroyed society as we know it. Comments (4)

Monday, July 8, 2013


USTA gives boro first crack at annual job fair for Open

A job fair open exclusively to Queens residents last week drew hundreds hoping to score a slot at the upcoming US Open. Comment

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Jamaica Estates

Queens native finds herself in the Hollywood spotlight

Shirlyn Wong was beginning to think she had chosen the wrong career. Comments (2)

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Burglary suspect with limp hits homes all over Queens: NYPD

FLUSHING — A walking cane did not stop a suspected bandit from making a clean getaway from burglaries all over Queens, the NYPD said Wednesday. Comment

15-year-old Flushing girl last seen in late June

FLUSHING — A Flushing teen went missing from her Barclay Avenue home late last month, and the NYPD is looking for the public’s assistance in locating her. Comment

Do not blame birds for plane collisions

The recent near collision of two passenger jets over New York City is once again proof that there are more near-collisions between planes due to pilot and control tower error. Comments (2)

Friday, July 5, 2013

Block Shots

Baseball game fosters respect for armed forces

Fans who made their way to St. John’s University saw more than just a good baseball game last Friday night. Comment

Thursday, July 4, 2013


EcoHouse to set up shop in Botanical Garden parking lot

An environmental group is wheeling its brick mobile home into the parking lot of the Queens Botanic Garden this summer to teach residents how to save energy in their own digs. Comment

Wednesday, July 3, 2013


Motorist shot in feud over parking spot

A 39-year-old man took road rage a bit too far in downtown Flushing last weekend when he allegedly claimed to be an NYPD officer and shot someone over a parking space, court documents revealed. Comments (5)
Kew Gardens Hills

Cops make arrest in Kew Gardens Hills mosque stabbing

A Forest Hills man was charged with attempted murder last week for allegedly stabbing a member of a mosque in Kew Gardens Hills while screaming anti-Muslim slurs in November, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (2)

Swindlers stake out College Pt. lot: Cops

Groups of con artists have recently been duping northeast Queens residents out of cash in person and over the phone, the 109th Precinct warned this week. Comment

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Kew Gardens Hills

Forest Hills man charged in mosque stabbing: Police

A Forest Hills man was charged with using anti-Muslim slurs while repeatedly stabbing a man who was unlocking a Kew Gardens Hills mosque for morning prayers last year, the Queens district attorney’s office said Friday. Comment

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