Flushing Times

Monday, Oct. 3, 2011


Respect Paul, Bennett views on 9/11

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) and Tony Bennett have served honorably in the U.S. military. Bennett saw the horrors of war first-hand as he was in combat in World War II. For those who have never served their country, be careful of how you judge the patriotism of those who have. Comment

9th District constituents made mistake with Turner

President Barack Obama inherited eight abysmal years from the Bush administration, a housing and mortgage mess and two wars that were funded without a tax increase — something without precedent. Comment

Teachers shouldn’t be a part of budget cuts

As the recession of 2011 continues and budgetary cuts are affecting every aspect of the American way of life, one area that is going to be severely affected is our education system. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011

Fresh Meadows

SFP facility honors legendary coach

Vince O’Connor has been synonymous with St. Francis Prep football for nearly six decades. The legendary coach has helped mold and influence thousands of lives while becoming one of the state’s most successful coaches. Comment
Fresh Meadows

111th officers make arrest in phone rob spree

Detectives from the 111th Precinct arrested a man two weeks ago who they believe to be responsible for a string of cell phone thefts throughout the borough dating back to June. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011

Fresh Meadows

Korean college student joins Lancman’s office as intern

The office of state Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) is building bridges to Asia in hopes of boosting its connection to the sizable Asian-American communities in his district. Comment

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011


Bowne House to fete 350 yrs

The Bowne House in Flushing celebrates its 350th birthday this year, and even though it is in a state of severe disrepair, the future looks bright for an edifice many people contend may be the oldest one left standing in New York City. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Long volleyball family tradition for SFP’s Pierre

Kiara Pierre was nervous and not just because it was the first league match of the season. Sitting up in the stands during her St. Francis Prep team’s opener against Fontbonne Hall last week were her mother, Pascale Lubin, and sister, Ariel Pierre. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Lewis soccer surges back

Daniel Castro’s initial reaction was only normal as Bayside star Santiago Moore’s penalty kick nestled into the lower right corner of the net. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011


Flushing quickest in job growth

One of the state’s top elected officials visited Flushing last week to extol the economic health of the neighborhood, which has fared exceptionally well in the economic downturn. Comment

L.I. bros. steal $24K from senior, 90: Brown

0FLUSHING — Two Long Island brothers were arrested on fraud charges after they allegedly defrauded a 90-year-old Flushing woman of $24,185, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment

Victim dragged by beard and hit with bottle: Post

FLUSHING — A 52-year-old man allegedly attacked his 58-year-old friend with a beer bottle in a building on 56th Avenue and 185th Street Sept. 5 at 7:45 a.m., the New York Post reported. Comment


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