Flushing Times

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Letters

People at community meetings care

I was at the 109th Precinct Community Council meeting Feb. 8 and I was appalled when you spoke from the podium and told members of the community to stop complaining about Flushing. Comment.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Flushing

Kosher hot dog vendor planning for extra innings in Mets lawsuit

A kosher hot dog vendor has vowed to appeal a judge’s conclusion that the New York Mets can bar it from hawking glatt wieners on the Sabbath. Comment.
Pet Photo of the Week

Maine Coon cat crowned winner of Queens Critters contest

Wyatt, a 7-year-old Maine Coon cat from Flushing, is the winner of this edition of the TimesLedger Newspapers’ Queens Critter contest. He is leash-trained and loves going outside in the backyard, his owner Carol Imandt said. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Lancman honors Francis Lewis’ Drill Team

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman helda ceremony to honor the Francis Lewis High School Patriot Battalion Drill Team after the group wonthe NYC Drill League Competition. Comments (2).
Fresh Meadows

Delligatti ends last track season strong

Michael Delligatti talked about giving his young teammates something to strive for and live up to when he and his fellow seniors move on. Comment.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Letters

Fixing economy the No. 1 priority

As we continue through 2012 toward the presidential election in November, there is one thing that is definite: This country is still in big economic trouble and things do not seem to be improving at all. Comment.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Queensboro Hill

Queensboro Hill wants spot for delivery trucks

Queensboro Hill residents called on the city to alleviate a recurring traffic nightmare on 142nd Street caused by double-parked delivery trucks, but transportation officials said the solution is to simply obey the law. Comment.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Queensboro Hill

Brawler lacerates man’s chest with fingernails: DA

QUEENSBORO HILL — A Flushing man fought fist and nail in a Feb. 21 attack, according to documents from the Queens district attorney. Comment.
Flushing

Vignettes through the Ages

Adventurous photographer and former Queens resident Audrey Gottlieb whose best-known images of multicultural America have been exhibited at the Smithsonian, the Jewish Museum and Ellis Island Immigration Museum, describes photography as her life force. Comment.
Flushing

Holy Cross wins it for coach

Paul Gilvary didn’t have to say a word. The Holy Cross players knew something was wrong. Among themselves, they vowed to play for their coach, whose mother died this week. Comment.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Flushing

Flushing traffic shifts save lives

The city Department of Transportation has finally released its study of the 2010 changes to downtown Flushing traffic flows and touted the results as generally positive. Comments (1).
Flushing

Flushing eatery cooks unreal shark fin soup

State legislation that could ban the sale of shark fins used in traditional Chinese soup is either bad for business, good for the environment or just not a big deal depending on who you talk to, but one Flushing restaurant has a recipe to serve the dish legally even if it is outlawed. Comments (3).
Flushing

Teachers, protesters claim Flushing HS is improving

Elected officials and members of the teachers union protested the mayor’s plan to close Flushing HS Friday, a plan Mayor Michael Bloomberg said will get rid of bad teachers immediately instead of letting them linger in the struggling institution. Comment.
Flushing

Queens man gets 30 yrs for sexual child abuse

A Flushing pedophile who sexually abused children for years, including two of his nephews, will be locked up for three decades, a federal judge said Friday. Comment.
Flushing Times

Gallagher redeems self in tie-break comeback victory

Following Carolyn Gallagher’s last outing against Christ the King two weeks ago, the junior star had her effort questioned by Molloy Coach Scott Lagas. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

SFP sophomore guard dings 26 in postseason

Michael Fields gave a glimpse into a possibly bright future for St. Francis Prep Sunday afternoon. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Koo fund-raiser draws large crowd at Flushing hotel

We only attended two events this week, but they were two good ones. The first one was a fund-raising party hosted by the Friends of Peter Koo for his re-election campaign. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

Flushing

Liu campaign staffer arrested on illegal fund-raising charges

A campaign staffer for city Comptroller John Liu was arrested Tuesday afternoon, making her the second person associated with Liu’s mayoral campaign to be charged by federal officials in connection with questionable donations, according to court documents. Comment.
Kew Gardens Hills

Kew Gardens Hills man charged with pilfering Torah decorations from synagogue: NYPD

KEW GARDENS HILLS — Police arrested a Kew Gardens Hills man Tuesday and charged him with stealing several silver religious items from a synagogue. Comment.
Flushing Times

Sophomore guard takes Molloy lead

Gabe Kilpatrick didn’t play a ton of minutes during the regular season. Legendary Archbishop Molloy Coach Jack Curran has always had a penchant for playing his seniors and upperclassmen, the ones who have been there before, over young players. Comment.

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