Flushing Times

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013


U.S. must not go to war with Syria

All polls indicate that the vast majority of the American people oppose intervention in Syria’s civil war. If we were a true democracy, Congress would vote no on war with Syria and not be swayed by warmongers. Comment

Use money to prevent another Sandy

The presidential task force has strongly suggested that much needs to be done in order to protect our coastlines from more intense and frequent storms, which will bring as much destruction as Hurricane Sandy did. Comment

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013


Quality of music has decreased

Music reflects our values, uplifts, inspires and reveals our dreams and aspirations. Some composers and artists, however, no longer idolize the beautiful and elegant but glorify the coarse and vulgar. Comments (1)

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

Jamaica Estates

New York stories: Just add water

The history of New York City’s waterfront includes both palatial summer homes and anonymous pine caskets buried in a potter’s field. Comment

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013


Flushing’s Moon Festival celebration to kick off Saturday

FLUSHING — The Flushing Development Center will be hosting a Moon Festival celebration in Kissena Corridor Park Saturday. Comments (1)
Fresh Meadows

Ray lights way for Molloy past rival St. Francis Prep

Chris Ray understands that soccer scoring chances are traditionally at a minimum when Archbishop Molloy and St. Francis Prep meet, so the Stanners junior knows he had better make his count. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Fresh Meadows

Lancman returns to politics with landslide for city seat

Former state Assemblyman Rory Lancman spent a year outside the public eye but is on his way to returning to public office after cruising to a Democratic primary victory for term-limited City Councilman James Gennaro’s (D-Fresh Meadows) seat. Comments (1)

LIRR eyes eminent domain to renovate Flushing station

The Long Island Rail Road is moving forward with improvements to its downtown Flushing station, which includes plans to quietly seize private property through eminent domain. Comments (9)

Flushing beats Grand Street

A big afternoon from running back Deandre Ross-Lomax got Flushing’s season moving in the right direction. Comments (4)

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Fresh Meadows

Lancman trounces competition in Council race

Former Assemblyman Rory Lancman cruised to a Democratic primary victory for term-limited City Councilman James Gennaro’s (D-Fresh Meadows) seat. Comments (1)

Scenes from the US Open: Nadal, Williams claim tournament victories

Rafael Nadal didn’t grace Queens with his presence at last year’s US Open because a knee injury kept him out for seven months. Comment

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013


Scene from the US Open: Women’s Single Final

American tennis player Serena Williams defeated Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, to win the women’s singles final of the 2013 US Open. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013


Scenes from the US Open: Men’s Semifinal Matches

In the two men’s semifinal matches of the US Open, Novak Djokovic defeated Stanislas Wawrinka, and Rafael Nadal beat Richard Gasquet, to advance to the final Monday. Comment


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