Flushing Times

Wednesday, March 6, 2013


Argentine maestro brings jazz fusion to Flushing

Flushing Town Hall Jazz Fusion presented works by the Argentinian pianist, composer and band leader Emilio Solla and his ensemble earlier this month. Comment

Doc pinpoints pain with Flushing acupuncture clinic

Signs point to an increasing interest in traditional Chinese medicine in the Western world, and a Flushing doctor has jumped into the competitive downtown market to offer a natural approach to treating certain chronic conditions. Comment

Monday, March 4, 2013


Police locate Flushing girl, 14, who had been missing

FLUSHING — A 14-year-old girl who had been missing from her Flushing home last Friday has been located and was in good condition, police said Saturday. Comment

MLS stadium could pose health hazard

Supporters of the Major League Soccer stadium in Flushing Meadow Corona Park have a myopic view of our need for another stadium. They espouse economic benefits and jobs, but little else. Comment

Sunday, March 3, 2013


NYPD captains endorse Halloran

The Republican incumbent preparing to defend his northeast Queens seat in the City Council collected an early endorsement, courtesy of the New York Police Department’s Captains Endowment Association. Comment

Cop searching for suspect in Flushing cell phone theft

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a 31-year-old Asian man who allegedly stole a cellphone from a Flushing business in January. Comments (2)

Gun restrictions will not infringe on people’s rights

When I was a kid, I grew up with images of Hopalong Cassidy shooting umpteen bullets at bad guys from his six-shooter while riding on his white horse, Topper, at a full run. Paladin was called to town to wipe out bad guys because he was the guy with the gun in the ad, Have Gun Will Travel. Wyatt Earp shot all the bad guys when they deserved it and so did Steve McQueen and several others. Comments (22)

Saturday, March 2, 2013


Cop tried to steal saw blade from store: Police

FLUSHING — A 44-year-old NYPD officer was arrested on charges of menacing and petit larceny after he allegedly stole a saw blade from a Flushing Home Depot and pointed a gun at a security guard’s stomach, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment

Show Us the Money

We are pleased to see that Community Board 7 has put the brakes on the United States Tennis Association’s proposal to expand its facility in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Comment

Friday, March 1, 2013


Fire escapes inviting theft

Nimble burglars have been using Flushing fire escapes to break into homes in the downtown area, officers from the 109th Precinct said this week. Comment
Murray Hill

Lawmaker displays road rage at long-closed Flushing bridge

A Queens lawmaker took to the 149th Street bridge in Murray Hill yet again to denounce its continued closure and the horrendous traffic conditions that it causes. Comments (1)
Jamaica Estates

Red Storm women spoil Rutgers coach’s milestone

St. John’s’ domination of Rutgers continues. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013


Graziano eyes Halloran seat

When discussing his decision to enter a crowded Democratic primary race and challenge City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone), Flushing’s Paul Graziano did not hesitate to emphasize his focus on fighting over-development in northeast Queens. Comments (7)

Pennsylvanian gets 50 years in Flushing murder

FLUSHING — A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison last week for the 2011 kidnapping and murder of a Flushing man, and the kidnapping of the victim’s 80-year-old mother, according to the Queens district attorney. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013


Woman found dead near Flushing River: Cops

FLUSHING — A 46-year-old woman was found dead in the vicinity of the Flushing River Tuesday, according to police sources. Comment


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