Mr. Joseph Williams (FLUSHING, N.Y.)

FLUSHING, N.Y. - Mr. Williams, a retired welder, was a former native of Millen, who made his home in Flushing, N.Y., passed on August 29, 2002, at St. John Episcopal Hospital in New York. His wife, children, sisters and brothers...

Atlanta campaign to clear pipes

ATLANTA - Atlanta's Department of Watershed Management is launching a campaign to bring awareness to how flushing wipes affect the sewer systems.Watershed Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina says the "Don't Believe the Hype - Don't Flush Your...

Swiss stars Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to meet in U.S. Open semifinals

...NEW YORK - Roger Federer is back in the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the 10th time. To get back to his first final at Flushing Meadows in six years, he'll have to beat someone he knows quite well: Swiss Olympic and Davis Cup teammate Stan Wawrinka...

Serena Williams' quest for Grand Slam ends in stunning upset against Roberta Vinci

...in the history of tennis, Williams finally found a hole too big to climb out of, losing 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Friday at Flushing Meadows to 43rd-ranked Roberta Vinci."I don't want to talk about how disappointing it is for me," Williams said at...

Lousie C. Dorsey (FLUSHING, N.Y.)

FLUSHING, N.Y. - Mrs. Lousie Curry Dorsey, 76, entered into rest June 14,2 011. She was the daughter of late Mary Ellen Curry...

Airlines agree to costly drinking water tests, flushing

...new agreement could be costly to the industry, in part because some planes will have to be flown to airports capable of the flushing and testing required. The agreement with major carriers require the airlines to analyze possible sources of contamination...

Serena Williams struggles past qualifier

...was so uneven in the second round at Flushing Meadows, despite facing a qualifier...If she can win five more matches at Flushing Meadows ? starting in the third round...Mattek-Sands made it to the third round at Flushing Meadows for the first time in 13 appearances...

Andy Murray wins first round match in U.S. Open

...first round.The third-seeded Murray, who won the title at Flushing Meadows in 2012, hit 18 aces and saved 11 of 14 break points...and women have retired during matches Monday and Tuesday at Flushing Meadows ? with the first round still yet to be finished...

Andy Murray has tough time before rally to win in second round of U.S. Open

...is seeded No. 3, owns two major championships including at Flushing Meadows in 2012, and had reached at least the quarterfinals...looking as if he might be ready to wilt on another steamy day at Flushing Meadows ? two more mid-match retirements, including by...

Serena Williams has to wait a day to play semifinal

...because of rain in the forecast.The top-seeded Williams was supposed to face 43rd-ranked Roberta Vinci on Thursday night at Flushing Meadows, but nearly four hours before that match would have started, the U.S. Tennis Association ? citing a prediction...