Flushing Times

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

Flushing

Boro eatery puts twist on Chinese dishes

Despite a large Taiwanese population in Flushing, there are surprisingly few restaurants where gourmets can get a taste of the island’s bold and innovative food. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

Flushing

Missing Flushing man sought by police

FLUSHING — Police were looking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing man who lives in Flushing, the NYPD said. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

Flushing

Missing teen, 14, last seen in Flushing home

FLUSHING — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing teen who lives within the 109th Precinct, the NYPD said. Comment.
Flushing

Freshman Korzevinski gets rookie honors

Queens College freshman Kristen Korzevinski was named East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week Dec. 17 for women’s basketball. The guard earned her first such award as a Knight. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Flushing

Cops on the lookout for missing Asian girl, 12

FLUSHING —Police were asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing teen who lives within the 109th Precinct, the NYPD said. Comment.
Letters

Government will help single parents

Thank you for writing. I have heard from single parents across America about the challenges they face, and I am glad you reached out to me to share your perspective. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Jamaica Estates

Scanlan basketball gets leadership from St. John’s alum

Mercedes Dukes was uncertain about taking new Monsignor Scanlan girls’ basketball Coach Tom Catalanotto up on his offer to be his assistant at her alma mater. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Flushing

EDC picks developer for Flushing building

A Bayside developer was selected Monday to breathe new life into a downtown Flushing eyesore. Comment.
Flushing

Rezoning pits CB 7 against Koo

Two Flushing property owners have built multi-story buildings on a block in hopes the area will be rezoned — a multimillion-dollar gamble that received support from a neighborhood lawmaker last Thursday. Comment.
Kew Gardens Hills

Don’t party like its 1999

Some Parkway Village residents are outraged a bar on Union Turnpike that they say has been causing problems near a residential community will be allowed to stay open later than normal on New Year’s Eve. Comment.
Jamaica Estates

St. John’s to join six other Catholic colleges to form new league

St. John’s University and the six other Big East Catholic schools are seeking a return to their programs’ basketball roots. Comment.
Letters

Jack up buildings in the Rockaways

One of the things that needs to be carefully looked at after the devastating sweep of Hurricane Sandy is how beachfront communities can protect themselves from future storms, of which there will most certainly be. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Flushing

MTA to meet on Lunar cuts for No. 7 line

In response to a public outcry, the MTA has scheduled a January meeting with Flushing leaders over planned service cuts to the No. 7 train during the Lunar New Year holiday. Comment.
Kew Gardens Hills

Arms wrestle at Flushing bar

Inside a packed pub in Kew Gardens Hills, a rowdy crowd was gripped with excitement as some of the strongest arms in the region locked up for competition. Comments (1).
Jamaica Estates

Dreaming to be a Rockette

Unlike other kids, it was not the inflated balloons that most mesmerized Stacey Sund during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. It wasn’t the floating cartoon Kermit, Mickey Mouse or even Spider-Man tethered to his strings. Comment.
Jamaica Estates

Red Storm breezes past St. Francis at Barclays

Much like his St. John’s team, D’Angelo Harrison has been a second-half performer the majority of the season. The sophomore bucked that trend at the Barclays Center Saturday. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Terriers rally falls short in overtime loss to Bishop Ford

Michael Fields wasn’t interested in his team’s fight. St. Francis Prep twice rallied to send its game against Bishop Ford into overtime, but ultimately couldn’t convert key hoops down the stretch. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Jamaica Estates

St. John’s leaving Big East with other Catholic colleges

The presidents of the Big East’s seven Catholic schools, including St. John’s University, officially announced their decision to leave the conference in a joint statement issued Saturday. Comment.

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