Flushing Times

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Flushing

Missing teen sought by cops last seen at home

FLUSHING — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing teen from Flushing. Comment.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Flushing

Cops looking for missing man from Flushing, 25

FLUSHING — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 25-year-old man who disappeared in Flushing last Thursday. Comment.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Flushing

Stavisky sets Senate run at new Flushing post

State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Whitestone) kicked off her run for re-election Saturday in the redrawn 16th Senate District at her new campaign office in the heart of downtown Flushing. Comments (2).

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Jamaica Estates

St. John’s signee excited about team’s incoming talent

Orlando Sanchez, the 6-foot-9 JUCO standout out of Monroe College, forgot for a moment the name of the postseason tournament — the NCAA Tournament — all college players want to compete in, but he knew with St. John’s University’s incoming class it’s a possibility. Comment.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Editorial

New Blood for Queens

The drawing of new district lines for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate brought a new wave of competition to Queens last week, even though turnout on Primary Day was low in many of the borough’s polling stations. Comment.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Flushing

Meng win shows strong Asian voice

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) trounced three other U.S. House of Representatives hopefuls in a Democratic Party primary last week with the aid of a sizeable war chest, the backing of the Queens Democratic Party and, most importantly, a robust Asian vote concentrated in downtown Flushing. Comment.
Flushing

Queens defeated in battle

The Bronx knocked off Queens in the first contest in the Battle of the Boroughs, but unlike the previous two years, this was just the beginning. Comment.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Flushing

Garden World has deep roots in Flushing

Seth Fiddle was visiting the Astoria Federal Savings bank right outside his job when he said he realized he was getting tired of the rumors. Comments (4).

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Willets Point

EDC and Shulman’s development group admit to illegal lobbying: AG

The city Economic Development Corp. and the local development corporation run by former Borough President Claire Shulman admitted they illegally lobbied city officials about the multibillion-dollar Willets Point Redevelopment project, the attorney general announced Tuesday. Comment.
Willets Point

Willets bid process called into question

The winners of a bid to redevelop Willets Point may have had a leg up on the competition, although the city said the selection process was completely unbiased. Comments (4).
Flushing

League eyes Flushing park for soccer stadium project

A nationwide soccer league is hoping to build a new stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which already has some lawmakers cheering. Comments (1).
Jamaica Estates

SJU student first NBA draftee since ’01

Moe Harkless last week became the first St. John’s University player since 2001 to be drafted to the National Basketball Association. He is the 60th all-time St. John’s player to be drafted into the NBA, according to the university. Comment.

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