Flushing Times

Friday, Sept. 23, 2011

Flushing

Cops hear public concerns at Flushing meet

The 109th Precinct Community Council held its first meeting since June last week, packing the precinct house’s gathering room with dozens of community members. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011

Flushing

Bland Houses live with fear

Frustration and fear predominated at a meeting held at Flushing’s Bland Houses last Thursday night as police and community members attempted to persuade one another to put an end to a recent spate of violence before it escalated any further. Comment.
Flushing

Work set to start on extension for No. 7 train in September

Construction is scheduled to begin this month on the final project to extend the No. 7 subway to Manhattan’s far west side. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

City’s report card mixed

The mayor released a report on the performance of all city agencies over the last year and touted increased efficiency in many areas, but several alarming trends were also contained in the data. Comment.
Flushing

Civic Congress brainstorms on projects

Queens Civic Congress hosted a meeting Monday night about the state of the economy in Queens and the news was not all bad. Comment.
Flushing

Father of Flushing’s Zazi pleads not guilty to visa fraud

The father of Najibullah Zazi, an admitted terrorist who grew up in Flushing and graduated from Flushing High School, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of visa fraud. Comment.
Flushing

Flushing pols rally against transit cuts

Flushing’s state legislators joined with the local transportation workers union Tuesday afternoon in support of a nationwide initiative to stop the bleeding of federal and state dollars from transportation coffers. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Flushing

Road to the US Open Finals

Some of tennis’ top stars faced off during the final matches of the US Open. Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in the men’s match, and Samantha Stosur upset Serena Williams to win the women’s trophy. Photos by Christina Santucci Comment.

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