Flushing Times

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009

Fresh Meadows

Central Queens, Samuel Field Ys unite to survive

Little Neck’s Samuel Field Y has merged with Forest Hills’ Central Queens YM & YWHA so that each site can provide services currently unavailable at their own facilities and secure additional funding, Samuel Field’s chief operating officer said. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Fresh Meadows day care faces eviction

A case that will determine whether a day care center on Klein Farm in Fresh Meadows will be able to remain on the property despite eviction orders from controversial landlord Tommy Huang was adjourned to Sept. 10, according to the day care owner’s attorney. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Keep neighborhoods clean by not posting ads and recycling

One of the things that detracts from a neighborhood’s beauty is a sign or notice posted on a lamppost, bus shelter, tree or any other city structure. Not only do the items often look bad, but after a few weeks they often hang loose. Community Board 8 sent me the regulations of the city Sanitation Department, which lists the fine as $75 to $200 for the first offense and $250 to $300 for the second and subsequent offenses. Comment.

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