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Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Flushing

Queens College bolsters athletics staff for season

With the 2012-13 school year underway, Queens College Athletics announced the addition of nine new staff members. Comment

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Flushing

Police seek missing Flushing teenager, 15

FLUSHING — Police were looking for help in locating a missing person in Flushing, the NYPD said. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

Flushing

Cops on the look out for missing woman, 39

FLUSHING — The NYPD was looking for help in finding a missing person in the Flushing area, police said. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Fresh Meadows pilot mourned after fatal crash

Friends and family gathered at Frederick Funeral Home to grieve for a Queens man who died in a plane crash on Long Island after police said his beloved Globe Swift plummeted into the Moriches Inlet near Fire Island late last month. Comment
Flushing

Man, 45, dies after car hits him in Flushing

FLUSHING — A 45-year-old man was struck and killed over the weekend on 41st Avenue in Flushing, the NYPD said. Comment
Jamaica Estates

Georgetown eliminates SJU from Big East tournament

St. John’s’ defense of its Big East tournament title ended quickly in a 2-1 defeat by a high-powered Georgetown team in men’s soccer quarterfinals Saturday afternoon in Washington, D.C. Comment
The Civic Scene

Flushing man honored for saving woman under attack

Frank Magri, a Flushing resident who lives in the Pomonok Houses and is a member of Community Board 8, was recently honored at a CB 8 meeting for his heroic actions in defending a woman from an attacker in a subway car. Comment
Letters

Sandy felled trees onto building

Now that Hurricane Sandy has moved away after severely battering our area and causing immense devastation, I would like to share my experience I had during the storm. Comment

Friday, Nov. 9, 2012

Flushing

Panelists tout networking skills at boro women’s center job fair

With jobs at the forefront of the discussion, city and borough leaders gathered in Flushing recently for a conference geared toward getting more women to work. Comment
Jamaica Estates

Former St. John’s dean Cecilia Chang found dead

The disgraced former St. John’s University dean who was accused of stealing more than $1 million from the school and forcing students to work as her personal servants was found dead in her Jamaica Estates home in an apparent suicide Tuesday. Comment
Jamaica Estates

Christian Jones impresses Lavin with basketball prowess, shooting

Christian Jones, the last scholarship player added, will be one of the first to see the court for St. John’s this season. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012

Jamaica Estates

SJU women’s b-ball welcomes new blood

The best season in program history isn’t enough for this group of St. John’s seniors. The legacy of Shenneika Smith, Nadirah McKenith and Eugenia McPherson as the most successful group in the history of Red Storm women’s basketball has one final chapter, one they hope to make better than all the rest. Comment
Jamaica Estates

With Lavin back, young talent surges to SJU

D’Angelo Harrison understands the numbers are back in St. John’s’ favor. Comments (1)
Jamaica Estates

Bishop Ford talent Lewis pledges talent to St. John’s

Tears welled up in Aaliyah Lewis’ eyes and rolled down her cheeks before she could utter the words “St. John’s.” Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

Flushing

Meng cruises to House win

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) vanquished City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) in Tuesday’s election, becoming the first Asian American federal lawmaker from New York state. Comments (1)
Fresh Meadows

Two new faces elected to Assembly from NE Queens

It was a successful Election Day for Queens incumbents running for re-election in the state Assembly Tuesday, with results showing no upsets in the borough and two new faces earning a trip to Albany. Comments (3)
Flushing

Slain tourist’s kin arrive from China

The woman left brain dead after a vicious mugging in Flushing died at a Long Island medical facility late last month, and a Queens congressman helped secure a visa allowing her brother to come to America to claim her body. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012

Jamaica Estates

Former St. John’s dean killed herself: Reports

A former dean at St. John’s University who was on trial for allegedly embezzling $1 million from the school was found dead in her Jamaica Estates home Tuesday morning of an apparent suicide, the New York Post reported. Comment

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