Whitestone Times

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Whitestone Times

Credit cards, GPS stolen from car in diner lot

OAKLAND GARDENS — Credit cards and a portable global positioning system were stolen Saturday from a car parked at the Blue Bay Diner in Oakland Gardens, police said. Comment.
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$20K stolen in Hollis Hills burglary: Police

HOLLIS HILLS — Nearly $20,000 was taken from a Hollis Hills home during a burglary, police said last Thursday. Comment.
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Avella hails crackdown on illegal truck routes

Police from the 109th Precinct have launched an initiative geared at limiting illegal truck traffic rumbling through Whitestone’s residential streets. Comment.
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Bowne House groups give CB 7 info on restoration

The city Parks Department and the Bowne House Historical Society pitched Community Board 7 on their master plan for restoring Flushing’s oldest house Monday. But CB 7 Chairman Gene Kelty made it clear: If you are coming to his board, you do it on his terms. Comment.
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Holocaust survivors remember Kristallnacht at Queensborough

More than 200 people gathered to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht Monday at Bayside’s Queensborough Community College, where survivors recalled their experiences during the cataclysmic night and speakers vowed to “never forget” the Holocaust. Comment.
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College Point street renamed

Elected officials, residents and the family of Fred Mazzarello helped rename a neighborhood street Saturday after a man who was known as “the mayor of College Point.” Comment.
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Forest Hills HS students grill Weiner on election

U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D−Forest Hills) was grilled last Thursday on everything from his 2009 mayoral run to the Democratic sweep of the White House and Congress. Those demanding answers from him, however, were not the media but Forest Hills High School students. Comment.
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Whitestone man charged in diner fire

A Whitestone man was charged with arson Friday for allegedly breaking into the Lollipops Diner to steal cigarettes and then starting a fire that gutted the popular restaurant to conceal the burglary, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.

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