Whitestone Times

Sunday, May 27, 2012

College Point

College Pt. baseball field renamed for coach — again

In 1994, a baseball field in College Point was named after Fred Schade, a founder and longtime member of the neighborhood’s Little League, and now the field will bear his name once again for the first time in more than a decade. Comment.
Letters

Reform BSA in favor of people living in Queens

New York is a city of neighborhoods. Whether it is the townhouses uptown, the brownstones in Brooklyn or the single-family homes of Whitestone, when you buy or rent a home here, you are getting more than a place to sleep — you are getting the surrounding neighborhood. Comments (5).

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Editorial

Postal Facility Saved

The U.S. Postal Service has decided not to shut down the Queens Processing and Distribution Center in College Point, a move that will save more than 700 jobs. Comments (1).

Friday, May 25, 2012

Whitestone

Halloran recovering after successful surgery: Chief of Staff

Days after he underwent a neurosurgical procedure to remove a benign tumor, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) took to Facebook to update followers on his recovery. Comments (1).
Whitestone

Stolen credit card used to buy drugs: Police

WHITESTONE — Police released photos of a man and woman wanted in connection with using a woman’s credit card at a Jackson Heights drug store, according to the NYPD. Comments (31).

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Beechhurst

Funeral arrangements planned for Dee Richard

Tributes poured in for Dee Richard, the boroughh’s legendary political columnist. who died Tueusday afternoon at her Beechhurst home after a brief illness. She was 86. Comments (20).
Whitestone

Civic president boycotts meet held by Avella

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) held a town hall meeting last Thursday where city representatives were asked questions by northeast Queens residents and civic associations, although one neighborhood group that was not invited called for a boycott of the event. Comments (115).

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Whitestone

Halloran undergoes surgery to remove benign tumor

City Councilman Dan Halloran’s (R-Whitestone) congressional bid will be temporarily sidelined as the councilman undergoes a neurosurgical procedure to remove a benign tumor. Comments (1).
College Point

Postal Service keeps Queens center open

Queens elected officials welcomed the U.S. Postal Service’s decision last week to keep the Processing and Distribution Center in College Point open in a move that saved more than 700 jobs in the borough. Comment.
College Point

Cars will be towed along parade route

The 109th Precinct will be towing illegally parked cars beginning Friday along the College Point Memorial Day Parade route beginning Friday, police said. Comments (10).

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