Flushing Times

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


Second doc pleads guilty in Flushing clinic fraud

A second doctor pleaded guilty last week to participating in a Medicare fraud scheme at two Flushing clinics, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District in Brooklyn said. Comments (3)

Monday, March 3, 2014

The Play’s the Thing

Exploring a tale of two theaters here in Queens

Last week I had the opportunity to revisit two theaters in Queens, both remarkable as the all too rare significant theater venues in our borough of 2.2 million residents. I say significant in that these theaters are dedicated to the performing arts exclusively, and are not in schools or houses of worship or other places where space is shared with many other activities. Comments (1)

Cops looking for missing Flushing man

FLUSHING — Police were looking for an Asian man who was reported missing Saturday. Comment

Replace the Pavilion with grassy parkland

I am old enough to remember visiting the 1964-65 New York City World’s Fair and was of the opinion architect Philip Johnson’s New York State Pavilion was one of the least interesting structures and not up to his usual high standards. Comments (5)

Saturday, March 1, 2014


DiNapoli touts Flushing might at Lunar event

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli came to Flushing Monday night to celebrate the Lunar New Year and honor a number of the community’s leaders. Comment

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Fresh Meadows

PSAL coaches want new Francis Lewis basketball player off roster

Transfer Chelsea Robinson could be the missing piece to the Francis Lewis girls’ basketball team’s PSAL city titles hopes, but league coaches are saying the senior forward should not be eligible to compete. Comments (3)

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One Flushing launches e-commerce boot camp

Over the next five months, Flushing business owners and entrepreneurs will be able to take advantage of a new program that will enable them to become more Web savvy. Comment

Flushing organizations seek funding from BP for projects

Flushing nonprofits appealed to the borough president last week to get their piece of the budget pie. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014


Burglary spree across Queens ends in arrests

Two Queens men were arrested last weekend and charged separately in a rash of burglaries that were committed across the borough over the last six months, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014


NYPD seeking suspect who used stolen credit card info at liquor store: Cops

Police were hunting for a suspect who allegedly used a duplicate credit card at a Brooklyn liquor store to charge purchases to the account of a victim from the 109th Precinct, the NYPD said. Comments (1)
Jamaica Estates

Loss puts Big Dance in jeopardy for SJU

An NCAA tournament berth doesn’t seem to be a certainty for St. John’s University. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014


Scammer impersonates 109th inspector in failed try to bilk Flushing senior

A fraudster tried to con an elderly Flushing man out of $4,000 by impersonating a commander at the 109th Precinct, police said. Comments (1)

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