Flushing Times

Monday, Jan. 9, 2012

Flushing

Acrobats soar at Queens Theatre

The Golden Dragon Acrobats, a Chinese acrobatic touring company, dazzled visitors to Queens Theatre with stunts that included balancing, gymnastics and contortion. Comment.
Queensboro Hill

Teenager, 14, missing and sought by police

QUEENSBORO HILL — Police have sought the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old girl who disappeared New Year’s Day. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012

Letters

City must clean up Flushing housing site now

As the first vice president of the Auburndale Improvement Association Inc., it is part of my responsibility to address community problems. Comments (1).

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012

Flushing

Clarke beats setback, returns to frontcourt

Mairega Clarke didn’t know what to think two falls ago when he went to the doctor. The Holy Cross forward was told he had high blood pressure — a rather unusual affliction for a teenager. The diagnosis, Clarke said, only made it worse. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

Flushing

Cops vow crackdown on boro bars

Northeast Queens police said they will focus on bars and restaurants operating illegally in 2012, but community leaders said more needs to be done on a state level and cited a Flushing watering hole with a questionable liquor license as an example. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012

Flushing

Mysterious Queens College donor kept to herself

Much remains a mystery about the Forest Hills woman who left $1.6 million to the Queens College music department in her will, but interviews with those who had cursory encounters with Beatrice Schacher-Myers have provided a peek into the life she led. Comments (1).
Flushing

Gang leader gets life in jail after ‘01 Flushing slay: Prosecutor

The leader of a violent Chinese gang that operated in Flushing and similar enclaves throughout the city and country was sentenced to life in prison on racketeering charges, which included those related to the 2001 stabbing death of a bouncer at a Main Street karaoke club. Comments (1).
Dishing with Dee

Old year ends on sad note with closing of Palace Diner

Happy New Year to everyone! We hope 2012 is one of the best-ever new years for you. Don’t make too many resolutions, as we all know that even with the best of intentions they are hard to keep after the first few weeks. Comment.

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