Flushing Times

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Hillcrest

Queens Hospital housing plan alarms community

Some civic members are concerned about plans to turn a Queens Hospital Center building into a residence for people with low incomes and chronic conditions, saying they have been told it would house people with mental disabilities and HIV/AIDS. Comments (2).
Flushing

Man in Murray Hill stole puppy worth $900: Cops

MURRAY HILL — Police have released a photo of the man wanted in connection with a Dec. 22 canine caper. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013

Flushing

Man not using crosswalk in serious condition

FLUSHING — Police were urging pedestrians to use crosswalks when traversing the thoroughfares of Flushing after a man was struck Monday morning at 7 a.m. Comment.
Flushing

Police on the hunt for man who punched victim: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man known to frequent the 109th Precinct after he was allegedly involved in an assault at a downtown restaurant. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Flushing

Cell phone stolen from store in Flushing

FLUSHING — Police were seeking a man wanted for stealing a cellphone while inside a Flushing shop. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Murphy leads Francis Prep in his first season on ice with Terriers

Tyler Murphy had to keep telling his St. Francis Prep teammate “No” when they asked him to step on to the ice for the Terriers’ last season. Comments (3).
Letters

Put utility lines underground

One important issue that needs to be dealt with as soon as possible is to putting utility lines underground so damage to electrical, phone and cable service will be significantly reduced during future storms. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Fresh Meadows

Students back teacher fired from St. Francis

A Fresh Meadows Catholic prep school teacher who told the media he was pressured to resign because he is transgender is being supported by droves of former students, fellow teachers and others in an online petition demanding the school apologize for its behavior. Comments (22).
Flushing

Man stole credit card, bought items in 109th: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police have released images of a suspect wanted in connection with a credit card theft. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Flushing

Flushing cash helps accused baby shaker

A group in Flushing has been raising money for a Chinese couple accused in 2008 of shaking their baby to death in a case that is only now going to trial. Comments (3).

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