Flushing Times

Friday, April 17, 2009

Fresh Meadows

SJU walks for hunger to help feed homeless

Several hundred St. John’s University students took part in a three−hour Good Friday walk throughout the borough to raise money to provide food and other services for the city’s homeless. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Parents fear health reactions to PS 188 construction

Parents of students at a Flushing elementary school said ongoing construction at PS 188 is creating health problems for their children and raised concerns about asbestos removal at the institution. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Hooters opens in Queens

The borough’s first Hooters opened in Fresh Meadows Monday, and area residents are giving it a mixed reaction. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Community residents must get serious about crime prevention

Fresh Meadows homeowner Susan Yang rushed to her father’s side when he had a stroke in China. Unfortunately, when she returned home, her house on 188th Street had been burglarized in spite of neighbors and friends watching the house. Comment.
Flushing Times

Meng, feds find $21M for senior housing

Just over 3 1⁄2 months into her freshman year in the state Assembly, Grace Meng (D−Flushing) said she has had to hit the ground running while cutting her teeth at the state capital. Comment.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Fresh Meadows

Proposed Korean church riles Bayside neighbors

Neighbors of a proposed Korean church in Bayside said they were concerned the structure would be out of character with the rest of the neighborhood, which is composed primarily of one−family homes. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

New Hyde Park woman undergoes complex procedure

Trudy Romano had all of the blood drained out of her body and her body temperature cooled to a chilling 45 degrees by North Shore University Hospital surgeons during a difficult operation to remove a kidney tumor that had spread into her heart. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Passover need strains QJCC food pantry

The Forest Hills Stop & Shop Supermarket made an emergency donation to the Queens Jewish Community Council last week in order to replenish the group’s kosher food pantry that had been almost completely depleted the week before. Comment.

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