Flushing senior center enriches members’ lives with technology


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

The City Council allocated $150,000 to senior centers like the Benjamin Rosenthal Prince Street Innovative Senior Center so that it could continue to develop technological programs that, among other things, allow older people to connect with their families using Skype.

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Cosmos players teach kids soccer in Flushing Meadows Corona Park  


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of New York Cosmos

More than 50 children had an exciting time as they kicked a ball around with New York Cosmos players at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Tuesday. The children, between the ages of six and 14, were participating in the second of five free Back to School clinics organized by the soccer team and led by their coaches and players.

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Anonymous donor gives Flushing Town Hall fundraiser challenge


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

File photo

An anonymous benefactor has given a proposal to Flushing Town Hall: If the arts center can raise $35,000 in donations by Feb. 28, 2015, the donor will match that amount, meaning that it could receive $70,000 in donations if the challenge is met.

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Plans for 16-story Two Fulton Square in Flushing moving ahead


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

The F&T Group filed plans with the Department of Buildings on Tuesday for Two Fulton Square, which will be located on 39th Avenue between College Point Boulevard and Prince Street in downtown Flushing, replacing Flushing Mall.

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Leaders pushing to save Flushing row houses


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Politicians and civic representatives are still pushing for a way to save row houses, after yet another residence on 56th Road was gobbled up by a developer, who has already begun to expand it from a single-family residence to a multi-family home.

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