Flushing Times

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013


Gift shop draws customers to Flushing

If you want to know why small businesses offer something that cannot be found at malls and shopping outlets, take a trip to Pippy and Lily, a fashion accessory and home decor boutique along a quaint commercial strip in Flushing. Comments (1)

Sandy bill proves government works

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the $51 billion in storm relief aid for the tri-state region, but there were 180 representatives who voted against it. Comments (8)

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013


‘Good Land’ exhibit opens at Yegam Art Space

A solo exhibition of work by Young Ae Song entitled, “Good Land,” opened at Yegam Art Space, located at 196-50 Northern Blvd. in Auburndale. Comments (4)

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013


Only Avella understands importance of parkland

In 1895, Frederick Law Olmstead, the genius who created Central and Prospect parks, said, “The survival of our park system requires the exclusion from management of real estate dealers and politicians and that the first duty of our park trustees is to hand down from one generation to the next the treasure of scenery which the city placed in their care.” Comments (1)

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013


Man stole computers, purse in Flushing: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were asking the public to help identify a suspect wanted for stealing computers and a purse along Main Street. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013


City brings plans for roof parking in Flushing to halt

The city has shot down a grocer’s plan to put a parking lot on the roof of his store in parking-starved downtown Flushing. Comment
Murray Hill

Police ask for assistance in locating 3 missing girls

MURRAY HILL — Police were asking the public to help find three young girls who disappeared last week. Comment

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013


Cops on the hunt for boro cellphone snatch suspect

FLUSHING — The police were asking for the public to help identify a suspect wanted for allegedly stealing cellphones and other small items last year. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Kew Gardens Hills

Marshall gives State of Boro

When Borough President Helen Marshall gave her first State of the Borough speech in 2002, Queens was still reeling from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and as she delivered her final address Tuesday the borough was in the midst of recovering from Superstorm Sandy. Comment

MLS sees stadium plan as biz boon for Queens

Supporters and opponents of a proposed soccer stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park fortified their ranks recently, with Major League Soccer touting the support of 1,000 small businesses and opponents winning the backing of a major borough civic group. Comments (4)

Missing Korean relic has links to Flushing

A tale of international intrigue involving the Korean War, plundered palatial artifacts and a Michigan auction house led federal investigators to Flushing several years ago, although a criminal case only recently commenced. Comment
Fresh Meadows

St. Francis Prep has boro’s only Intel semi-finalist

Several students who live in Queens were named as semi-finalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search, the country’s oldest pre-college science competition that recognizes outstanding research. Comments (1)
Fresh Meadows

Lettire saves Terriers in key win over rival Knights

Daniel Lettire, a little over a year after being cut by Holy Cross, found himself in net for rival St. Francis Prep and standing between the Knights and first place. Comment


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