Flushing Times

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Flushing

Body of slain tourist stuck in US

After a Chinese tourist died from a brutal robbery in Flushing last month, her relatives’ only wish is to take her remains back to their hometown, but instead they are mired in a tangle of red tape in Queens. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Cops on the lookout for missing boro teen, 17

FRESH MEADOWS — Cops were seeking the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old teen who went missing Oct. 26 at around 6 a.m. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

Flushing

Thanksgiving games still on despite CHSFL postponements

The CHSFL postponed its football quarterfinal round in the Class AAA and AA playoffs a week for a second time because of teams having little to no practice time following Hurricane Sandy and the recent snow. Comment.
Letters

Council members should be ashamed over soda law

I had written to my city councilman, Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone), about my family’s experience at the AMC Bay Terrace movie theater that was doing a trial run of the law which is to go into effect next March. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

Flushing

Queens College green project has new meaning after Sandy

The record storm surge of Hurricane Sandy not only devastated portions of Queens, but also started a discussion about how vulnerable the city is to the forces of Mother Nature. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Flushing

Alleged con artists arrested

Three people were arrested in connection with an ongoing con game that has plagued some members of the Chinese community in Flushing for months, authorities said. Comments (1).
Flushing

Sky bus driver guilty of SE Queens deaths

A Flushing driver who fell asleep at the wheel of a tour bus in Virginia was found guilty last Thursday of causing the deaths of four passengers. Comment.
Letters

MTA fare increases not helping economy

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that fares are going to increase on all mass transit lines, bridges, tunnels and commuter railroads by next year. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Flushing

Flushing blaze severely burns woman victim

A woman was critically injured earlier this month when fire gutted a home on the border of Flushing and Whitestone that may have housed an illegal apartment. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Flushing

Jimmy Meng pleads guilty in wire fraud case

Former Assemblyman Jimmy Meng, father of state Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing), pleaded guilty to wire fraud Wednesday afternoon in order to obtain a reduced sentence. Comments (1).
Fresh Meadows

Prep girls capture sixth title against tough Molloy

St. Francis Prep capturing its sixth-straight diocesan title further cements its place as one of New York City’s most accomplished dynasties. This is a fact senior outside hitter Kelly Flynn has become accustomed to and still enjoys hearing even after her third-straight crown. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Terriers hang tough in loss against Fordham Prep squad

It appeared St. Francis Prep boys’ soccer had found the equalizer with Fordham Prep up a goal and time slowly growing short. The moment didn’t last long. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Flushing Times

Ray losses home, leads Molloy to semifinal win

Chris Ray received a sobering reminder of how lucky he felt before scoring the biggest goal of his career. In the morning the Archbishop Molloy sophomore worked on his flooded house on 130th Street in Belle Harbor, which saw many homes burn down during Hurricane Sandy. It added some emotion as he headed to Belson Stadium later that night for the team’s semifinal game. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Terriers top Mary Louis in volleyball semis

Kelly Flynn spoke with absolute clarity and confidence to her teammates during a time out late in the third set with their season about to be put in jeopardy. Comment.

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