Flushing Times

Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010

Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Vote for term limits, but not to give mayor more power

On Election Day Nov. 2, in addition to the congressional and state legislative candidates we will vote for two City Charter proposals. For the past six months, a Charter Revision Commission has held hearings all over the city. Different issues were discussed in different boroughs. Different civic association leaders from the Queens Civic Congress attended the hearings. President Patricia Dolan coordinated the effort and held a civic meeting on the proposals at the Queens Colonial Farmhouse with speakers from all sides. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010

Fresh Meadows

CB 8 takes step to allow Sri Chinmoy land buy

Community Board 8 passed a resolution last week that brings the Sri Chinmoy Centre Church’s plan to purchase city land considered sacred by members one step closer to reality. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Briarwood asks city to fix windows, trash

Briarwood residents have asked the city to address an increasing number of broken windows on a street they said already has a significant trash problem. Comment.
Flushing Times

City EDC worker chosen to head Flushing BID

The Downtown Flushing Business Improvement District has found a replacement for Mabel Law, its founding executive director. Comment.

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