Whitestone Times

Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

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$9K stolen from home in Little Neck

LITTLE NECK — A 97-year-old Little Neck woman suspected her handyman of pilfering cash from her bedroom, police said. Comment.
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Computer stolen from Bayside home

BAYSIDE — A Kennedy Street resident who went out to run errands Aug. 27 returned home to find his computer missing, police said. Comment.
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QC grad Italy-bound for Fulbright research

A recent Queens College graduate is about to pursue her research on Naples, Italy, in the years following World War II as a Fulbright scholar in that city. Comment.
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New building irks Baysiders

Bayside community leaders said they were concerned that a five-story mixed-use building being developed on Bell Boulevard is out of character with the neighborhood and could create parking problems. Comment.
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Molloy scholarship honors memory of Katy Grogan

A scholarship fund has been established in memory of Archbishop Molloy High School senior and soccer star Katy Grogan, 18, who died in February after being struck by a car in Florida. Comment.
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Meng challenges Young for Dem spot on Assembly ballot

Thrust against a state and national backdrop where the battle between Democrats and Republicans is king, two candidates from the same party are preparing to fight for the 22nd Assembly District in Flushing, which is shaping up to be the most hotly contested primary battle in Queens. Comment.
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Flushing man accused of neglecting his dogs

A 39-year-old Flushing man was arrested in late August and could face jail time after he allegedly neglected his two injured dogs, a spokesman for the city's American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said. Comment.
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Economy woes hit Bell Blvd.

Bayside leaders said they hope to see more retailers open shop on Bell Boulevard following the recent closures of neighborhood stores that will soon be replaced by bank chains. Comment.
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Bellerose boy dies from bike accident injuries

A 10-year-old Bellerose boy who was accidently struck by a car while riding his bicycle last week died from his injuries two days later, his father said Tuesday. Comment.
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Anti-graffiti program gets $20K from Avella

City Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside) said he has allocated $20,000 in discretionary funds to a city business that will remove graffiti from sites in his district immediately after they have been tagged. Comment.
Editorial

Less is Less

Listen to the spin masters long enough and one might start believing that the reduction by 80 percent in the number of teacher parking placards is no big deal. The move is part of a City Hall campaign to reduce the number of parking placards allotted to people working for city agencies. Comment.

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