Flushing Times

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Fresh Meadows

Oakland Gardens fire claims 2 lives

Two people died when a suspicious fire ripped through the couple’s Oakland Gardens apartment around 6:31 a.m. last week gasoline and firefighters later found two containers of gasoline inside the residence, the Fire Department said. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Weprin assists burglary victim

When Fresh Meadows resident Susan Yang recently returned from China, where she was caring for her ailing father, she discovered much of her life savings and expensive jewelry had been stolen from her ransacked home. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Q74 commuters rally against bus line’s removal

Dozens of Queens residents and lawmakers rallied last Thursday evening in Kew Gardens against the MTA’s proposal to eliminate the Q74 bus line, saying the move would prove disastrous for thousands of seniors, students and residents who use the route to get to and from work. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Use common sense when in public places, at home

It seems when we pump gasoline at gas stations, we have to worry about thieves running off with women’s pocketbooks and packages. Community Board 8 District Manager Marie Adam−Ovide reported that thieves position themselves at gasoline stations and, while women pump gasoline, slip up to the car and steal pocketbooks and packages left on car seats. One has to be alert. Comment.
Flushing Times

Flushing college student dies following house party: Police

State police in upstate New York were investigating the death of a Flushing−native this week after he was found unresponsive following a party at an unauthorized fraternity, authorities said Monday. Comment.

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