Flushing Times

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013


Beware of governmental crises

Do you believe the attack on Benghazi resulting in four American deaths was prompted by a video? Do you still believe you can keep your doctor and your health plan? Will Lois Lerner at the Internal Revenue Service ever be held responsible for her actions? Do you believe the president was never informed of the National Security Agency surveillance? Would you enter your private information on the government healthcare website with confidence? Comments (3)

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013


Cops search for missing Flushing man

FLUSHING — Police were searching for a Flushing man who disappeared last week. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013


Police search for serial jewel thieves: Cops [With Video]

CORONA — Police were on the hunt for a group of inter-borough jewelry store thieves who have struck seven times since September, including heists in Corona, Jackson Heights and Flushing, the NYPD said. Comment

New mayor must back city workers

New Yorkers went to the polls to cast their votes for the next mayor of New York City, and the winner has his work cut out for him. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013


Bring the Public to Queens Museum

The renovation of the Queens Museum is a welcome addition to the borough, which is rapidly honing its reputation as an important cultural destination for the city. Comments (3)

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Jamaica Estates

St. John’s preps for matchups against Wagner, Bucknell

St. John’s Coach Steve Lavin put the basketballs away at practice this week in preparation of his team’s first two home games of the year. Comment

Queens politicians get acts together for a good cause

In a little more than a week, a slate of Queens politicians will show another side of their personas when they step into a set of new roles — literally. Comment

It takes a community to make local theater happen

Free Synagogue of Flushing Community Theatre Group, better known as FSFCTG, is presenting yet another musical directed by Maryellen Pierce, a full-time teacher at Mary Louis Academy. This time it’s “Legally Blonde the Musical.” Comment
Block Shots

Playoff clash breathes new life into Battle of Boulevard rivalry

Consider the Holy Cross and St. Francis Prep football rivalry back where it belongs even if it was played on the wrong boulevard. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013

Fresh Meadows

Fresh Meadows pedestrian dies in Horace Harding accident: Police

A 57-year-old man was hit and killed by a Honda Civic as he crossed the street at the Horace Harding Expressway and 188th Street in Fresh Meadows Wednesday evening, police said. Comment
Kew Gardens Hills

Kew Gdns. Hills man dies in Bronx crash

KEW GARDENS HILLS — A Kew Gardens Hills livery driver and his passenger were both killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx Saturday morning, police said. Comment

Holy Cross runs past Prep

Holy Cross football Coach Tom Pugh talks about how a player defines his career by how well he performs against St. Francis Prep. Well, Brandon Jackson is hitting legendary status at this point. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Terriers’ state title hopes dashed by Friars

Joseph Loboco dropped to his knees and put his head in his hands as the final horn sounded on his St. Francis Prep career and a season that went further than his team could have imagined. Comment
Jamaica Estates

SJU women’s soccer team earns NCAA tournament appearance

Georgia Kearney-Perry and her St. John’s University women’s soccer teammates were noticeably nervous waiting to hear their NCAA tournament fates at Taffner Field House. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013

Willets Point

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Whitestone Expressway

A Bronx motorcyclist was killed when he lost control of his bike and slammed into a median on the Whitestone Expressway Saturday morning, police said. Comment


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