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Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Flushing

Flushing pharmacy offers personalized care to residents

A Flushing pharmacy nearing its one-year anniversary aims to serve as a hometown drugstore for residents in the area. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

Flushing

Community applauds scrapping of plan for high school at Linden Place

Community leaders and elected officials applauded the city’s decision to scrap plans for a high school inside its building at 30-48 Linden Place, while the city Department of Education said it is considering putting programs for high school students at the site. Comment
Flushing

MinKwon Center registers 70,000 new immigrant voters

The MinKwon Center for Community Action in Flushing has reached a milestone, having registered more than 70,000 new immigrant voters citywide as part of its civic participation program. Comments (5)

Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

Flushing

Meng says new tax measures will help Queens

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) praised the passage of tax breaks that she said will benefit individuals and small businesses in Queens, including a commuter tax credit for mass transit commuters and increasing expense limits for businesses for equipment costs. These were part of a $1.1 trillion spending package approved in Washington last week. Comments (7)
Fresh Meadows

St. Francis Prep helps those in need this Christmas

This holiday season, students and staff at the St. Francis Preparatory School have been working with the surrounding community on a number of projects to help those in need. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015

Letters

The City Council’s true constituents

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Willets Point

City to continue push for affordable housing after Council megamall vote

As elected officials expressed mixed reactions on the City Council’s vote to support a developer’s legal appeal for the Willets West megamall proposal to proceed, the city said it remains concerned about the affordable housing component even though it backs the $3 billion Willets Point project. Comments (1)
Flushing

Restaurateur hosts Christmas Eve holiday meal giveaway in Flushing

Danny’s Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, a gourmet restaurant in College Point, will be distributing up to 300 meals to feed those in Flushing who do not have enough food to eat on Christmas Eve. The holiday meal, dubbed “Feed Those in Need on Christmas Eve,” was scheduled to take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Flushing Town Hall at 137-35 Northern Blvd. Comment
Flushing

Woman killed in Flushing DWI told driver to slow down: DA

A Long Island man admitted to having several drinks at a bar and driving over the speed limit in his Porsche Cayman before slamming into the rear of a parked school bus in Flushing and killing the woman in the passenger seat, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Flushing

Kalamaki brings authentic Greek food to Bayside and Flushing

When Aris Konstantinidis emigrated from Greece in 1984, he was astonished at the variety of international cuisine available in the city, but believed the Americanized versions paled in comparisons to the originals. Comment

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Flushing

Woman killed in Flushing DWI told driver to slow down: DA

The woman who was killed last week while riding in a Porsche Cayman that slammed into the rear of a parked school bus in Flushing had told the driver who was allegedly intoxicated, to slow down before the collision occurred, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (6)

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015

Flushing

Woman killed in Flushing DWI was visitor from South Korea

The woman who was killed while riding in a Porsche Cayman that slammed into the rear of a parked school bus in Flushing has been identified as a visitor from South Korea, police said. The driver has been charged with driving while intoxicated. Comment

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Flushing

DOE scraps plans for high school on Linden Place in Flushing

City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has decided the city Department of Education will no longer be placing a high school inside its building at 30-48 Linden Place after significant community opposition to the proposal, elected officials and community leaders said Friday. Comment
Flushing

Restaurant to give free meals in Flushing on Christmas Eve

Danny’s Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, a gourmet restaurant in College Point, will be distributing up to 300 meals to feed those in Flushing who do not have enough food to eat on Christmas Eve. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Willets Point

City Council votes to support Willets West megamall proposal

The City Council voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to support a developer’s legal appeal for the Willets West megamall proposal to proceed after an appellate court halted it. Comments (2)

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