FLUSHING —The Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated Fat Tuesday with its annual paczki eating contest at Bueche’s Food World in Flushing. Nine contestants attempted to devour as many paczkis as they could in three minutes. Defending champion Russ Buck dominated from the start, wolfing down 5 ½ paczkis to claim first place once again. LeeAlan Weddel came in second with 3 ½, edging out Brent Laponsey who finished in third with about 3 ¼ paczkis. Check out more pics on the Flushing View Facebook page. — B.G.