Whitestone Times

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Whitestone

Whitestone WWII vet retains flower power even at 90

Red poppies are sold by veterans to commemorate all the soldiers who have died since World War I, and at 90 years old Whitestone resident Jack Lombardi has been pedaling the flowers for about half his life. Comments (2).
College Point

Car stolen after woman leaves it unattended

COLLEGE POINT — A woman who left her car unattended in her driveway just long enough to go inside for a coat had it stolen, police said. Comment.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012

Whitestone

Whitestone honors heroes in Memorial Day parade

Surviving veterans gathered with residents and elected officials for the annual Memorial Day Parade in Whitestone Monday. Comments (4).
Editorial

Gossip Queen of Queens

On May 22, TimesLedger Newspapers lost a member of the family. Delores “Dee” Richard, who worked as a photographer and columnist for our newspapers for a decade, died after a brief illness. Comment.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Beechhurst

Dee Richard, Queens columnist, dies at 86

Dolores “Dee” Richard was a versatile, multifaceted woman of the arts: an illustrator, a photographer and a journalist with a deep interest in the people and political machinations of the city and borough she loved. She died May 22 in her Beechhurst home at the age of 86, following a brief illness. Comment.
College Point

City greenlights spa application in College Point

The city Board of Standards and Appeals has approved plans for another spa in College Point, bucking opposition from both Community Board 7 and Borough President Helen Marshall as it granted the wishes of the developers. Comments (1).
College Point

College Point remembers heroes

Residents of College Point lined the streets to honor the men and women of the U.S. armed forces at the annual Memorial Day Parade Sunday. Comment.
Whitestone

Halloran ahead of recovery after brain surgery

As he makes headway in what he called a successful and ahead-of-schedule recovery from brain surgery to remove a benign tumor, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) was not at a loss for jokes on his way back to the campaign trail. Comment.

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