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Monday, Dec. 2, 2013

The Queens Borough Board recently authorized the sale of 23 acres of Willets Point $1 to Queens Development Group LLC, a joint venture between Sterling Equities and Related Cos. The site is slated to be redeveloped into a mixed-used commercial and residential project. Comment
Letters

Do not swoon over de Blasio win

Sometimes a gift-wrapped package does not contain a gift. A case in point is Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, who ran on a ticket espousing the needs of the little people, distinguishing himself from the Bloomberg administration. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

Clutter on the property of a Main Street resident has gotten so bad and so obtrusive his neighbors were compelled to make formal complaints to community leaders. Comments (7)

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Flushing

NYCHA installs cameras

Flushing

NYCHA installs cameras

Residents of Bland Houses in Flushing can finally sleep a little easier since 53 security cameras were installed in the development in mid-November. Comment
The 109th Precinct has issued a warning to residents reminding them of the increase in grand larceny and street robberies that typically happens during the holiday season. Comments (1)
St. Francis Prep Coach Kevin Wagner was given his chance to grow along with the roster of his girls’ team, and the Terriers believe they are ready to reap the benefits of that. Comments (4)

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013

A night at the theater begins with a cocktail hour that includes an open bar, buffet of hors d’oeuvres and passed around canapés. The lobby is enveloped with local politicians and their friends and family as well as the attendees, who are anxiously awaiting for the production to start. Comment
Flushing

Lincoln defeats Red Devils

Flushing

Lincoln defeats Red Devils

Flushing’s Cinderella season came to a crashing halt. Comment
Letters

All stores should be closed on Thanksgiving

It is outrageous that so many stores have decided to open their doors on Thanksgiving, a day that is supposed to be spent with family and friends. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

The MTA is set to unveil a plan to address heavy bus traffic that has plagued St. George’s Episcopal Church in Flushing for years. Comments (6)
Community Board 7 members expressed reservations about a proposed mixed-use development in downtown Flushing before deciding to delay a vote to approve the proposal Monday night. Comment
Flushing

Turkeys given out in Flushing

Flushing

Turkeys given out in Flushing

Flushing community leaders joined with staff from City Councilman Peter Koo’s (D-Flushing) office Tuesday morning to show off a haul of more than 350 turkeys slated to be given out for Thanksgiving dinners. Comment
Jamaica Estates

Lackluster Red Storm team holds off Monmouth Hawks

Jamaica Estates

Lackluster Red Storm team holds off Monmouth Hawks

St. John’s University had little to be happy about, despite pulling out a win over Monmouth. Comment
Jamaica Estates

St. John’s bows out of NCAA tourney

Jamaica Estates

St. John’s bows out of NCAA tourney

In Ian Stone’s mind, his St. John’s University’s women’s soccer team’s season could have been over weeks ago. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

St. John’s Coach Steve Lavin described his disciplinary style toward his players as “old school” and “tough love,” something he picked up living in a household with Catholic parents who raised six children. Comment

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