Flushing Times

Tuesday, June 25, 2013


Five police cameras head to downtown Flushing

Several intersections in the downtown Flushing area will soon be equipped with additional NYPD police cameras, though long-promised cameras at the site of two recent murders in a nearby housing project are still not operational. Comment

FMCP needs no soccer stadium

Flushing Meadows Corona Park is important to the people of Queens. Comment

Sunday, June 23, 2013


Police seeking help in locating missing Flushing man

FLUSHING — A 23-year-old man went missing last week from his Linden Place home, police said. Comment

Saturday, June 22, 2013


Mitchell-Linden library moves to new, more spacious location

Queens Library at Mitchell-Linden will be closing after more than 50 years of operating in the Flushing area and moving to a new space, according to Joanne King, Queens Library’s director of communications. Comment

Two teens steal man’s iPhone 5: Cops

FLUSHING — Two teenagers allegedly pummeled a 21-year-old and stole his iPhone 5 near the corner of Elder Avenue and Colden Street June 12, police said. Comment

Police allege Flushing man wrote check to self for $3K

FLUSHING — A man living within the 109th Precinct cashed in a blank check he allegedly stole from his ex-girlfriend, a police source said. Comment

Missing Flushing teen last seen at home: NYPD

FLUSHING — Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Yan Ling Zheng, 19, who went missing from her Robinson Street home last week. Comment

Friday, June 21, 2013


Forum questions Dems seeking seat in Council

Five Democrats hoping to replace City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) came together for their first public forum as primary opponents Tuesday, fielding questions largely revolving around quality of life in northeast Queens. Comment

Historical hints hidden in walls of Bowne House

Flushing’s Bowne House is already one of the most significant historical sites in the city, but crews restoring the 17th-century building recently peeled back the outside wall to reveal further clues to the area’s rich colonial history. Comment
Jamaica Estates

SJU softball star honored by school

Courtney Fitzgerald-Cardot added another prestigious honor to a softball career full of them. Comment

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Willets Point

City returns to shutter more Willets shops

The city again shut down a group of Willets Point businesses that lie in the footprint of a $3 billion redevelopment project set to begin early next year, while talks about a detailed plan to relocate the auto repair shops to Maspeth have been stalled since October. Comment

Jury convicts Pomonok killer

Days before a Queens Supreme Court jury convicted Malcolm Thompson Wednesday of murdering a man in Pomonok Houses in 2010, they watched Assistant District Attorney Peter Lomp place several bullets on a ledge a few feet in front of their faces. Comments (1)


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