Flushing Times

Monday, Nov. 21, 2011


Boro man hits cop with car, breaks his legs: DA

FLUSHING — A 26-year-old Flushing resident was sentenced to 10 years in prison Nov. 9 for hitting an on-duty police officer with his car and breaking both of the officer’s legs, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011


Women urged to consider non-traditional jobs at fair

Finding a job and landing one, whether it be white-, blue- or pink-collar, was the topic of discussion Friday at the 24th annual World of Working Women Conference in Flushing. Comment

3 missing Flushing men found unharmed: Cops

FLUSHING — Three Flushing men were reported missing last week, but were all later found in good physical condition, police reported. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011


Halloran touts city plan for assistance in heating

For borough residents who want heating assistance from the city during the winter, the application can sometimes seem more like a test. Comment

Friday, Nov. 18, 2011


109th Cop of the Month leads city with most arrests in 2011

The 109th Precinct’s November Cop of the Month has not only distinguished himself in northeast Queens, but has made more arrests than any other officer in his position throughout the entire city. Comment

Victim stabbed 8 times with kitchen knife: DA

FLUSHING — A 50-year-old Flushing man was arraigned Nov. 1 on charges of attempted murder, two counts of assault and criminal possession of a weapon after he allegedly stabbed another man multiple times, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment

Wall St. protesters are collectivist idealists

News reports about Occupy Wall Street and interviews with occupiers are reminiscent of double-speak. “Greed” means anyone with a lot of money must have stolen it, “social justice“ requires that the wealthy share since they have more than they need and “equality” and “fairness” mean redistribution to each according to his needs. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011


Halloran uses four-letter video to rally community

City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) was caught on video in Auburndale last month giving an expletive-laced tongue lashing to a car shop, but instead of letting the incident fade quietly into the past, he has worn it as a badge of honor at subsequent public appearances. Comments (1)

Flushing residents want sex to stop

Residents of a Flushing housing complex want students from two nearby high schools to stop engaging in X-rated extracurricular activities in their backyards. Comments (1)
Fresh Meadows

MLK celebration irks league officials

It’s always something when Martin Luther King Jr. and Francis Lewis meet. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011


Police looking for witnesses in Bland slay

Police from the 109th Precinct said residents know who shot and killed 21-year-old Alex Botero in Flushing’s Bland Houses Halloween evening, but cops cannot make an arrest until someone comes forward with a name. Comments (1)


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