Flushing Times

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009

Fresh Meadows

Boro waitress sues Hooters

A Bayside woman who works at a Fresh Meadows Hooters and another employee of the restaurant from Long Island have filed suit against the chain, known for its hot wings and scantily clad waitresses, after it allegedly failed to reimburse them for their work attire. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Padavan probes apt. complaints near SJU

St. John’s University students are illegally occupying a number of homes in Jamaica Estates and Fresh Meadows and the individuals in one such house recently held a raucous party that frightened the elderly residents in the area, state Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose) said. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Murder-suicide shocks area

An elderly Fresh Meadows resident who owned a Manhattan jewelry store committed suicide after shooting and killing his wife last week, police and neighbors said. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Weprin wins his brother’s seat

State Assemblyman Mark Weprin (D-Little Neck) handily defeated Bob Friedrich in the race to replace his brother, City Councilman David Weprin (D-Hollis), Tuesday, according to unofficial results reported by NY1. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: ACORN provides a lot of help to those most in need

In the past few months, there have been a number of stories with negative information about the social activist organization the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now. Comment.
Flushing Times

Koo defeats Chou in Council race

Republican Peter Koo beat Democrat Yen Chou in Tuesday’s election, making him one of three Republicans now representing Queens in the City Council. Comment.

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