Flushing Times

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012

Letters

City must prune park, street trees

As the seasons transition from summer to autumn, it is important for the city Parks Department to prune many of the trees in the city’s parks and along city streets. While every tree cannot be pruned, there are those that are in serious need of pruning to reduce the risk of injury to people or damage to property. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

Flushing

Cops seek public’s help in finding missing woman

FLUSHING — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who has been missing since last week. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012

Flushing

Man’s decomposed body found in Kissena Park

FLUSHING — Police found the badly decomposed body of an unidentified man in Kissena Park last week, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Jamaica Estates

St. John’s Bedoya lifts up team after red card against UConn

Danny Bedoya was determined to make his first home start a memorable one. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

Flushing

Soccer group outlines Qns stadium plans

Major League Soccer rolled out the preliminary outline last week for its plan to construct a 25,000-seat stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Comment.
Flushing

Salon staff scores settlement

A pair of Flushing nail salon workers scored some payback against an employer who allegedly canned them for complaining about substandard working conditions, they announced this week, setting what one nonprofit called a legal precedent that could change the fortunes for low-wage workers across the city. Comment.
Jamaica Estates

SJU tennis has another strong weekend

The St. John’s University men’s tennis team concluded yet another impressive weekend of play this time across the East River at the Columbia Fall Classic, where senior Mike Lampa and sophomores Hugo Morth and Mark Mozer each advanced to the semifinals of their respective singles brackets. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Flushing

John Bowne students get schooled in science of syrup

Student farmers at John Bowne High School in Flushing were visited last week by a mobile truck dispensing maple syrup cotton candy along with doses of education about a burgeoning Empire State commodity. Comment.
Flushing

Captain leaves 111th for Flushing precinct

The new executive officer at the 109th Precinct aims to use his own immigrant experience to help connect with the diverse population he will help protect. Comment.
Flushing Times

Police seek suspect in bank robbery in Briarwood

BRIARWOOD — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of robbing a bank May 4. Comment.
Flushing

Jazz ensemble led by Bern Nix hits Voelker Orth

The Voelker Orth Museum will be offering up some complex jazz on Oct. 14, as the Bern Nix Trio performs in the venue’s Victorian Garden at 3 p.m. The ensemble, led by jazz guitarist Nix, moves between set compositions and improvisational experiments, promising visitors an engaging, if unpredictable, show. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012

Flushing

Campaign filings at core of Halloran, Meng flap

Two candidates for the congressional seat based in Queens traded more barbs this week after violations from one candidate’s past elections surfaced and could land him in legal trouble, according to the state Board of Elections. Comment.
Flushing

Rozic, Fuchs outline plans in Assembly race

Candidates running for the state Assembly seat currently held by Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) in the 25th District have begun collecting endorsements as they take their messages to the public this week. Comments (1).
Fresh Meadows

Lancman bides time before mulling Council run

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) said at a harvest season celebration at his Fresh Meadows home Sunday he will not make a final decision about a potential future run for another New York government office until the end of the current election cycle. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Man wanted in attempted rape at Fresh Meadows park: Police

The New York Police Department was asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted for an attempted rape within the 111th Precinct, police said. Comment.
Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden rings in the fall with festival

Autumn has officially arrived, and rather than think about the potentially dreary winter behind it, Queens Botanical Garden is hosting a celebration this week where the community can enjoy nature and some of the more delicious offerings that accompany fall. Comments (1).
Fresh Meadows

Prep thrills in overtime win

The St. Francis Prep sideline erupted as a gang of Terrier defenders swarmed around Xavier running back Trey Solomon, stopping him in his tracks. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 8, 2012

Fresh Meadows

St. Francis Prep shuts out Christ the King

Christ the King is the only team to beat St. Francis Prep this season. So when the Terriers had a chance to avenge their season-opening loss, SFP did so emphatically. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012

Jamaica Estates

St. John’s beats Cincinnati, heads into battle for first in Big East Red Division

Jelani Williams sees St. John’s three-goal, second-half outburst as exactly what his team is capable of when things are clicking. Comment.

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