Whitestone Times

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011

Letters

New law protects against smoking

On Nov. 13, a new law went into effect that bans smoking in outdoor areas of ticketing or boarding or on platforms on stations operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. This law was passed by the state Legislature with bipartisan support and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in August. Comment.
College Point

College Pt. postal plant gets five-month reprieve: Gillibrand

Elected officials from Queens announced Tuesday an agreement had been reached with the U.S. Postal Service to delay the closure of all postal facilities, including the mail sorting facility in College Point, for at least five months. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

College Point

Tree lighting held in College Point

The Poppenhusen Institute held its annual tree lighting at Poppenhusen Monument Park Sunday. The event featured music from the American Concert Band. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011

College Point

Pols blast USPS shutdown

A group of postal workers and two politicians voiced their opposition Friday night to the U.S. Postal Service’s proposed closure of a College Point facility that could leave hundreds of jobs in limbo. Comment.

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