Flushing Times

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012

Flushing

Cops seek robber of Flushing Chase bank

FLUSHING — The NYPD is looking for a man suspected of robbing a Chase Bank in Flushing, authorities said. Comment.
Hillcrest

Hillcrest Jewish Center leisure group

The group meets every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Prince Room at 183-02 Union Tnpk. in Flushing. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Proposal turns Lancman seat into a majority Asian district

Reactions were mixed after two state Assembly districts in eastern Queens were drastically changed last Thursday by a state panel in charge of redrawing political boundaries. Comment.
Flushing

Senior citizen missing from doctor’s office

FLUSHING — Police have asked for help in finding an elderly man who was last seen at a doctor’s office on 38th Avenue near 138th Street. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012

Flushing

Indian independence cause for celebration in Flushing

Flushing Indians celebrated the signing of their home country’s constitution Saturday with songs and classical dances at the Hindu Temple Society of North America. The festivities also included a hoisting ceremony for the Indian flag. Comment.
Letters

No one is fit to properly run country

The state of our government is chaos. The idiots who represent the American people in Congress in Washington, D.C., are all overpaid, underworked windbags and total disgraces. Comments (1).

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

Flushing

Katz Women’s Hosp delivers baby No. 1

In the four times Rosa Kichikova has given birth, she never mistook the hospital for a hotel. But that almost happened the fifth time, when the Flushing mother last week became the first woman to deliver a baby at the new Katz Women’s Hospital in New Hyde Park. Little Avital Kichikova was brought into the world at 10:24 p.m. Jan. 24, the first birth at the new hospital. Comment.
Flushing

DOT criticized over shoddy Flushing paving

A haphazard paving job by the city will make Broadway-Flushing look more like Venice, according to homeowners concerned about flooded streets. Comments (2).
Fresh Meadows

Patriots down but not out

The script was about to be the same as too many other games for Francis Lewis this basketball season. The Patriots started fast, but saw a big lead dwindle to just two points late in the fourth quarter against Curtis. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Flushing

Kupferberg leaves legacy to the arts

Bayside philanthropist Selma Kupferberg, a longtime supporter of the performing arts and a major benefactor of Queens College, died last month at the age of 86. Comment.
Flushing

Restore No. 7 train for Lunar New Year: Pols

Flushing lawmakers want full service restored to the No. 7 train for the neighborhood’s Lunar New Year celebrations set for this weekend. Comments (1).
Flushing

Flushing Chamber closing

The Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Business Association announced last week it will dissolve after decades of operating in the community. Comment.
Flushing

Black History Month kickoff

In celebration of Black History Month, Queens College in Flushing will be hosting a series of free cultural events commemorating African-American movers and shakers past and present in February. Comment.
Flushing

Flushing resident sentenced to 20 yrs. in prison for rape

A Flushing man was sentenced this month to 20 years behind bars after posing as a Good Samaritan and then raping a 19-year-old woman in 2009, the Queens district attorney said last week. Comment.
Flushing

Holy Cross shares the wealth, tops Molloy again

Holy Cross is no stranger to spreading its points around and Friday night was no different. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Flushing

Mitchell, pastor of Flushing church, dies

The Rev. Timothy Mitchell, pastor of Flushing’s Ebenezer Baptist Church for 43 years, died Jan. 26. Comments (2).
Flushing

Flushing star King accepts scholarship with Army

Disappointment quickly turned into elation for Andrew King. Comment.

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