Flushing Times

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013


Upcoming women’s conference aims to help attendees find jobs

The Center for the Women of New York will host its 26th annual World of Working Women Conference Friday, Oct. 18. The goal of the conference is to address one subject: how women can find jobs. The event will be held at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, at 135-20 39th Ave. in Flushing. There is no registration fee to attend. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013


Flushing two-family home busted as phony hotel: DA

Everyone knows smoking kills, but red-hot hotel rates can also be hazardous to one’s health, the borough’s top prosecutor says. Comments (9).

Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013


SUV kills Hillcrest child on Flushing street: Cops

The death of a 3-year-old girl crossing the street with her grandmother in Flushing has sent chills through the hearts of Queens community members as elected officials offered their condolences. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013


Cops hunt Flushing subway robbery suspect

FLUSHING — The Police Department was looking for help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a grand larceny within the 107th Precinct, cops said. Comment.
Block Shots

Legacy of Vince Lombardi honored at SFP

Vince Lombardi hasn’t been on a football sideline in more than 40 years, but his principles about life are still relevant today. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Jamaica Estates

Penalty breaks SJU’s streak against Providence College

St. John’s University saw something it hasn’t seen in 24 years, and it wasn’t a welcome sight. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Willets Point

Council votes in favor of $3 billion Willets Point redevelopment project

The City Council approved the controversial $3 billion redevelopment plan at Willets Point Wednesday, giving a green light to the project that supporters say will transform the blighted Iron Triangle area with housing and a new mega mall. Comments (1).

Officials celebrate Veritas Academy opening

A new era in education was ushered onto the campus of Flushing High School last Thursday as Veritas Academy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Comment.
Kew Gardens Hills

Queens College president resigns after 12 years on job

Queens College President James Muyskens will be stepping down from his position at the end of this year. Comments (1).

Flushing shuts out Utrecht

The Flushing defense refused to crack against New Utrecht before helping to break the game wide open. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013


Hillcrest toddler fatally struck by SUV in downtown Flushing: NYPD

A 3-year-old girl was killed Sunday evening after she was hit by an SUV on Cherry Avenue in Flushing, police said. Comment.

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