Flushing Times

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Jamaica Estates

SJU professor nominated for community service award

A St. John’s University professor has been nominated for a prestigious national award that recognizes members of the community who reach out to help improve the lives of the people around them. Comment

Dance show opens Corona students’ imagination

More than 400 students, including a group from Corona Arts and Sciences Academy, recently got a behind-the-scenes look at a special Queens Theatre performance of MOMIX. Comments (1)

Monday, May 19, 2014


Businesses large and small flock to biggest trade show in Queens

More than 1,000 networking enthusiasts swarmed Citi Field Tuesday to attend the borough’s largest trade show, organizers said. Comment

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Kew Gardens Hills

NYPD Automotive Service Worker arrested: cops

KEW GARDENS HILLS — An NYPD Automotive Service Worker was arrested in the confines of the 107th Precinct May 10 on assault charges, police said. Comment

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Dragon Boat team cleans shoreline of Flushing Bay

The Empire Dragon Boat Team, in conjunction with the Parks Department, kicked off its 2014 competitive rowing season by cleaning up around Flushing Bay, where its practice is held. Comprised entirely of female cancer survivors, the team launches regular practices from the World’s Fair Marina. Volunteers were rewarded with boat rides led by the dragon boat team members. Comment

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Jamaica Estates

St. John’s to hold commencement Sunday

Thousands of students at St. John’s University in Jamaica Estates will celebrate graduation this Sunday. Comment

Schneiderman warns Flushing seniors on fraudsters

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman came to Flushing this week to host a seniors fraud prevention forum with U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing). Comments (1)

Columnist wrong on World’s Fair

The May 2-8 Political Action column “A third World’s Fair in the city would spur economy” transcends foolishness for a myriad of reasons. Comment

Friday, May 16, 2014


Stavisky announces re-election bid

State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) officially launched her re-election bid Friday afternoon. Comments (1)

Jung to challenge Stavisky

Flushing activist and businessman S.J. Jung has kicked off a campaign to challenge state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) in a September primary. Comment

Qns celebrates World’s Fair at festival

The city Parks Department will host a festival Sunday at the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to commemorate the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 15, 2014


State Senate passes Lunar schools bill

Queens’ Asian community’s fight to get a school holiday for the Lunar New Year cleared a major hurdle Tuesday. Comments (9)

McLaughlin jail term cut

Disgraced former state Assemblyman Brian McLaughlin could soon be a free man. Comment

Community group holds park series

A coalition of Flushing community organizations will kick off a summer event series in Kissena Corridor Park Saturday with an Armed Forces Day celebration. Comment

Flushing fair to link immigrants, services

Flushing’s St. George’s Church is set to host an Immigration Resource Fair Saturday, which organizers said will integrate immigrants into the local economy by connecting them to organizations that provide language and job services. Comments (2)
Jamaica Estates

Poor pitching keeps St. John’s out of first place

St. John’s was two outs away from winning Game 2 of its series with Creighton and ending the weekend in first place in the Big East. Comment

Tuesday, May 13, 2014


SJ Jung to challenge state Sen. Stavisky

Flushing activist and businessman S.J. Jung has launched a bid to unseat State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing). Comment

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