Whitestone Times

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Letters

Blame pols, not rich, for tax rate

Ever since Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney released his tax return, the interviewers have been asking him and the media has been questioning: Is the tax rate paid by the rich fair? Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012

Whitestone

Whitestone group lends help to Haiti

A Whitestone nonprofit held a fund-raiser last weekend to promote its practice of doing quick repair projects in the Caribbean nation of Haiti, which nearly three years after a devastating earthquake is still flooded with a disconnected array of philanthropic organizations, some of questionable merit. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Whitestone

Funds dry up for old parade in Whitestone

Times have not become any easier for three veterans associations in Whitestone that put on the neighborhood’s annual Memorial Day parade, and local civics and war heroes from the Greatest Generation are again hoping the generosity of the community will help fund a longtime tradition in the northeast Queens neighborhood. Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

Whitestone

Halloran straddles both sides

On issues like taxes and energy policy, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) takes a stance firmly on the right of the political spectrum in the northeast Queens congressional race, but some of his other views are most closely aligned with moderates. Comments (2).

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