Tag: Flushing

Queens shooting leaves 19-year-old woman wounded; suspect on the run, police say

Police search for evidence after shooting

Jun. 29, 2024 By Robert Pozarycki Cops in Queens are looking for the suspect who shot a young woman near a public playground on Friday night. Police sources said the gun violence broke out at about 8:58 p.m. on June 28 near the corner of 155th Street and 65th Avenue, across the way from…

Curtis Sliwa calls for more protection of kids after brutal sexual attack on teenage girl in Flushing

NY: Curtis Sliwa Rally

Jun. 18, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Following the horrific incident where a 13-year-old girl was raped in Kissena Corridor Park in Flushing last Thursday, former NYC mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa, several GOP candidates, and community leaders held a rally in the park on Monday evening. They called for increased protection for children in Flushing after…
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Queens park rape: Person of interest in custody after being assaulted, sources say

Queens park rapist suspect

Jun. 18, 2024 By Robert Pozarycki, Dean Moses and Bill Parry Police have a person of interest in custody whom they believe is the Queens park rape suspect who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl last week in a heinous attack that shocked the city. The development occurred hours after NYPD released security camera footage…

Op-Ed | On housing, Ron Kim is all talk, no action

Row of Old Brick Homes in Flushing Queens of New York City

May. 22, 2024 By Yi Andy Chen Housing affordability is the biggest issue in our state. In Flushing and the surrounding parts of Queens comprising  Assembly District 40, over half of renters are drowning in high rents, yet our current representative, Ron Kim, has done little to alleviate this burden.  According to a Cornell University…
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