Flushing community groups join together to fight for affordable housing
Photo courtesy of the Minkwon Center for Community Action

Seven community, faith and labor organizations joined together last week to form the Flushing Community Alliance, a collective effort to fight for equitable rezoning in Flushing. The group was created as a response to the ongoing studies leading up to the eventual rezoning of an area dubbed “Flushing West” by the City Planning Department. The Alliance […]

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MTA to move problematic buses away from Flushing church
THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Big wheels,  keep on turning — away from a historic Flushing church.  The MTA will redirect five city bus routes from St. George’s Episcopal Church after local leaders and parishioners complained about idling buses and its drivers who relieve themselves on the side of the church. “What was happening to our beautiful church was devastating,” […]

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Historic Queens church gets grant
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The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 23 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $294,500 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York State, including St. George’s Church in Flushing. “You don’t have to be religious to understand that religious institutions contain some of our finest art and architecture. Many also provide vital social service programs and […]

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Talent show for local artists

Whether you find yourself passionately singing in the rain or dancing to the beat looking for an opportunity to show your talent, Centerstage, The Queens Center for the Performing Arts has opened its doors to help aspiring artists through a talent show, “Show Us What You’ve Got!” which will award winners a scholarship to study […]

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