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Friday, Sept. 23, 2011

Crime

Cops hear public concerns at Flushing meet

Crime

Cops hear public concerns at Flushing meet

The 109th Precinct Community Council held its first meeting since June last week, packing the precinct house’s gathering room with dozens of community members. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011

Crime

Bland Houses live with fear

Crime

Bland Houses live with fear

Frustration and fear predominated at a meeting held at Flushing’s Bland Houses last Thursday night as police and community members attempted to persuade one another to put an end to a recent spate of violence before it escalated any further. Comment
Education

City’s report card mixed

Education

City’s report card mixed

The mayor released a report on the performance of all city agencies over the last year and touted increased efficiency in many areas, but several alarming trends were also contained in the data. Comment
Queens Civic Congress hosted a meeting Monday night about the state of the economy in Queens and the news was not all bad. Comment
The father of Najibullah Zazi, an admitted terrorist who grew up in Flushing and graduated from Flushing High School, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of visa fraud. Comment
Transit

Flushing pols rally against transit cuts

Transit

Flushing pols rally against transit cuts

Flushing’s state legislators joined with the local transportation workers union Tuesday afternoon in support of a nationwide initiative to stop the bleeding of federal and state dollars from transportation coffers. Comment
Construction is scheduled to begin this month on the final project to extend the No. 7 subway to Manhattan’s far west side. Comment

Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Some of tennis’ top stars faced off during the final matches of the US Open. Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in the men’s match, and Samantha Stosur upset Serena Williams to win the women’s trophy. Photos by Christina Santucci Comment
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