Flushing Times

Friday, June 5, 2009

Fresh Meadows

Qns College grad to give Afghan peace plan to Obama

Queens College alumna Aniqa Islam, a Glen Oaks resident, is taking no backseat when it comes to U.S. foreign policy. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Padavan looks to renew ban on real estate calls

State Sen. Frank Padavan (R−Bellerose) and northeast Queens civic leaders urged the state to keep an expiring non−solicitation list that homeowners can sign up for forbidding real estate companies from contacting them about selling or buying homes. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Bowne House money not cut

More than $600,000 in city funding allocated to the Bowne House has not been cut during the budget process and renovation to the historic home’s roof will continue as scheduled despite a series of mysterious e−mails to the contrary, according to the Historic House Trust. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Beware of identity thieves and parking at bus stops

Community Board 8 warned people to shred personal papers that might be used in identify theft. The city Consumer Affairs, Sanitation and Parks departments and Criminal Justice Office held the second annual Shred Fest in Queens, where machines shredded personal papers with Social Security numbers, credit card applications, pay stubs and bank statements. Comment.

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