Flushing Times

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Fresh Meadows

New sports field breaks ground

The Jamaica Hills field, where former Gov. Mario Cuomo spent much of his childhood playing baseball and which is home to Thomas Edison High School sports teams, is getting a major face-lift, complete with new synthetic turf and misting stations, officials announced last week. Comment.
Flushing Times

Street renamed for activist

Parsons Boulevard by 24th Avenue was renamed Sunday after a Flushing attorney and civic leader who was active with the Garden Jewish Center and offered the synagogue’s space to members of a Korean church after their place of worship was destroyed in a fire. Comment.

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