Flushing Times

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Letters

Stop No. 7 work for Lunar New Year

We would like to thank you for your Jan. 22 letter expressing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s commitment not to disrupt No. 7 train service Feb. 8, 2014, the date of the 2014 Lunar New Year Parade. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Flushing

Lake Pavilion: Haute Cantonese cuisine in Flushing

The only things that the much-mourned Palace Diner had in common with its replacement were an encyclopedic menu, lighting adequate to read the change of terms insert in your credit card statement, and plenty of glitz. It’s Cantonese, but not your parents’ Cantonese, unless, in fact, your parents happen to be Cantonese. Lake Pavilion emphasizes some of the haute cuisine of Cantonese dishes, catering to folks who know from Chinese food. Comment.
Letters

Learn to put up with plane noise

LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports contribute enormous amounts of money to the economy of New York City that benefit all residents who are expected to share equally in the good and the bad that flows therefrom. Comments (1).

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

Letters

Gun law should be model for U.S.

The new gun restriction law passed by New York state’s Legislature is a good beginning down the path for making a dent in reducing weapons on our streets. Comments (3).

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

Flushing

Kim, Rozic sworn in as Assembly members

The borough’s newest state Assembly members kicked off their historic journeys as Queens representatives this week with two star-studded swearing-in ceremonies. Comments (2).
Jamaica Estates

BLOCK SHOTS: Johnnies grow under watch of ‘Kindergarten Cop’

Steve Lavin likes to compare himself to Detective John Kimble, and he should. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Flushing

Activist Helen Dunn dies at 88 years old

A civic leader from Flushing’s past died earlier this month and the community continues to fight for many of her ideals. Comments (1).
Kew Gardens Hills

Queens studies Greek migration

As an institution with a large Greek-American student population in a borough with the largest Greek enclave in New York, Queens College unveiled the first part of an ongoing research project last week that is aimed at filling a gap in the study of the Greek diaspora. Comment.
Flushing

City proposes two new schools located inside of Flushing HS

The city Department of Education is proposing to slash enrollment at Flushing High School over the next four years and locate two additional high schools within its walls. Comments (1).

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

Queensboro Hill

109th arrests seven people in Qnsboro Hill drug bust

The 109th Precinct arrested seven people during a drug bust in Queensboro Hill last month. Comment.
Flushing

Flushing man charged with exposing himself to girls: Cops

FLUSHING — Police said they have arrested a 32-year-old Flushing man in connection with two flashing incidents involving young girls. Comment.
Jamaica Estates

Hard work pays off for Harrison at SJU

D’Angelo Harrison practices tough, well-guarded shots for just these situations. Unhappy with his shooting of late, he has worked a little extra in recent weeks, only to see it pay off. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Flushing

[UPDATED WITH VIDEO] Cops seek suspect wanted for luring two teenage girls to car in Queens

FLUSHING — Police are urging the community to be vigilant after a man driving a late-model Cadillac Escalade allegedly attempted to abduct two teenage girls Friday. Comment.

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