Flushing Times

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014


Store in Bayside spays and neuters cats

In the Jan. 17-23 edition, the Flushing Times printed an editorial expressing concern about the missing cats in the Astoria area as well as pointing out that the spaying and/or neutering of both outdoor stray cats as well as indoor cats that are allowed outside would go a long way toward solving the feral cat problem. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014


Thousands expected to see Lunar Parade

This year’s Lunar New Year parade is set to be the largest and most multicultural yet, organizers said. Comment.
Remember the Date

Kupferberg center to open Holocaust exhibit at U.N.

On Jan. 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated more than 7,000 prisoners from the most notorious of the Nazi concentration camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau, in Poland. It is estimated that around 1.3 million people were deported to this camp between 1940 and 1945 and at least 1.1 million perished at the hands of Nazi guards. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014


Cops on the lookout for missing Flushing man

FLUSHING — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Flushing man. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

Fresh Meadows

Silva tops All-Queens team

Some familiar programs did some big things on the soccer pitch in Queens. Comment.

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Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

Murray Hill

Murray Hill senior found dead after fire in his apartment

A 63-year-old man was found dead after a fire broke out in his basement apartment Friday morning, the FDNY said. Comments (2).

109th to hold meeting with Flushing businesses to tackle pickpockets

The 109th Precinct appealed to downtown Flushing businesses Thursday for help in tackling a proliferation of pickpockets who have ravaged shoppers in the new year. Comments (2).

Kim warns residents of IV fluids misuse

State Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) joined Asian-American health professionals last week to warn residents of the dangers of the inappropriate use of intravenous fluids in the Asian community. Comments (1).
Block Shots

Close competition sparks interest in CHSAA boys’ hoops season

The parity in CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens boys’ basketball will make for a fun finish for the league’s Queens teams. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Fresh Meadows

State records reveal Huang’s firm was dissolved

A Huang family company that racked up city Department of Buildings violations in December for allegedly cutting down trees on a protected property in Fresh Meadows has not been a registered business since 2009, according to Department of State records. Comment.

Queens prepares for the Year of the Horse

It’s time to ring in Lunar New Year 2014: the Year of the Horse. The spirit of the horse is said to be energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent and able. Comment.

Korean elders win round one with Mickey D

A Flushing McDonald’s franchise and a group of Korean seniors the fast food chain said had outstayed their welcome have officially ended a feud that drew international attention last week. Comments (4).

Organization kicks off campaign to save New York State Pavilion

As the New York State Pavilion approaches its 50th anniversary, a new organization will be kicking off an effort to preserve the iconic structure at an event Saturday. Comments (2).
Fresh Meadows

Francis Lewis hands Cardinal Spellman first loss at Rose Classic Super Jam

Francis Lewis’ main goal is to win a PSAL Class AA city championship, but it also wants to show it is one of the best girls’ basketball teams in New York City along the way. That means winning big non-league games along with its division games. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014


Korean seniors reach accord with Flushing McDonald’s

State Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) announced a truce to an ongoing seating dispute between a group of Korean senior citizens and a Flushing McDonald’s Monday. Comments (6).

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