Flushing Creek

Op-Ed: Enough delays – let’s clean up Willets Point
News Op-Ed 3/28/2013 at 12:52PM

BY MARCIA BYSTRYN At a recent meeting of the Queens Housing Coalition, a major developer outlined a commitment to privately finance the cleanup of a massive 23-acre brownfield at Willets Point. Amazingly, there were some who questioned the existence of contamination and the need for remediation. The hard truth is that Willets Point has been [...]

US Rep. Meng helps family bring body home
News Terence M. Cullen 3/06/2013 at 1:19PM

Congressmember Grace Meng is working on getting emergency visas for the brother and the son of Junwoon Li, whose body was discovered floating in Flushing Creek on Tuesday, February 26, so they can bring her home. The U.S. Embassy in Beijing has already approved a visitor’s visa for Li’s brother, according to Meng’s office. “This [...]