Flushing Times

Wednesday, May 28, 2014


Graduation schedule

Several colleges in Queens are holding upcoming commencement ceremonies. Comment

Always observe Memorial Day

As the nation approaches Memorial Day, we must remember all of the men and women, past and present, who have sacrificed their lives so we could be able to live in freedom. Comment

Monday, May 26, 2014


CB 7 must explain Willets decision

We have been following the Willets Point-Flushing takeover by the city to build hotels, a shopping center and housing projects. Comments (3)

Sunday, May 25, 2014


Filmmakers close in on finishing Pomonok documentary

In September 2011, Terry Katz and Al Stark set off to tell the story of Pomonok Houses. Comments (15)

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Queens tackled forming community boards in ‘62

In 1962, people in Queens ask themselves what is a neighborhood and how many neighborhoods are in Queens? Comment

Saturday, May 24, 2014


Queens fans enjoy watching Subway Series

Queens fans agree that the fun of the Subway Series is more then just about the action on the field. Comment

Parks nix Woody McHale renaming

The city’s Parks Department has rejected a fire marshal’s request to rename a playground in Fort Totten after a fallen colleague. Comments (1)

Diversity Matters

It looks as though there will be some drama this year in at least three Queens races for Albany seats. Shaking off the often soporific mood of the election season, several challengers have stepped into the ring to oppose boldfaced names in the state Legislature. Comments (3)

Friday, May 23, 2014

Fresh Meadows

Fresh Meadows wants fix for 179th Street cave-in

Fresh Meadows residents joined their elected officials Monday to call on the city to repair a sinking street that has caused homeowners to file dozens of complaints for more than a year as the thoroughfare continues to deteriorate. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Dems tap Lancman’s wife for judgeship

City Councilman Rory Lancman’s (D-Fresh Meadows) wife has been nominated by the Queens Democratic Party as its candidate for a Queens Civil Court judgeship. Comment

Thursday, May 22, 2014


Boaters battle Flushing Bay pollution

Carmel Fromson knew something was wrong when she woke up in the middle of the night with excruciating pain in her eye. Comments (7)
Jamaica Estates

1,900 earn degrees in SJU Class of ‘14

St. John’s University held its 144th commencement ceremony on the Great Lawn Sunday with nearly 1,900 undergraduate students receiving their degrees and close to 10,000 family, friends and faculty in attendance. Comments (1)

Sen. Stavisky launches re-election campaign

A few days after a Democratic opponent declared his candidacy, state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) launched her bid for re-election last week. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Terriers win diocesan title

During the last five seasons, St. Francis Prep watched in defeat as its opponents celebrated their diocesan titles. No loss was more painful then being beaten in two straight softball games by Fontbonne Hall and falling a win shy last season. Comment
Jamaica Estates

St. John’s falls short in quest for first place

SOUTH ORANGE — St. John’s didn’t help itself enough and didn’t receive the outside assistance it needed to win a Big East regular season baseball title. Comment

Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Suspect sought in Pomonok bowling alley shooting [With Video]

Police were looking for a man they said shot a 36-year-old man outside a bowling alley in Pomonok Saturday night. Comments (1)

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Fresh Meadows

Terriers to play in softball final with semifinal upset of Fontbonne

Monica Zhivanaj was helpless as she watched Fontbonne leadoff hitter Bianca Marletta send a ball over the left field fence for a home run in the bottom of the first inning. But instead of letting it rattle her, the St. Francis Prep sophomore pitcher used it as motivation. Comment

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