Whitestone Times

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

Editorial

No More Gerrymandering

If the redrawn state Senate district lines are adopted, two of Queens’ most powerful voices in Albany will have to run against each other in a primary if they want to stay in office. For this and other reasons, the lines should not be approved. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

College Point

College Pt. bank hit second time

Police arrested a 55-year-old man last week on charges of robbing a Capital One Bank in College Point just three months after the same house of lending was hit by what eyewitnesses described as a gun-slinging senior. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

College Point

USPS to close College Point mail facility

The United States Postal Service has decided to close its College Point sorting facility and move all operations to its Brooklyn location, the agency announced, although Congress has three months to reverse the decision. Comment.
College Point

City to restore Udalls Cove

Northeast Queens civic leaders are peeved the city will be doing construction in College Point but offering wetland restoration to Douglaston to offset the project more than 10 miles from where the work will take place. Comments (2).
Whitestone

Halloran scolds Dems over new Assembly lines

At a Republican gathering Sunday evening, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) criticized the Democratic leadership in the state Assembly for redrawing legislative boundaries in a way that gerrymandered part of one northeast Queens district and minimized the voice of GOP voters. Comment.
Whitestone

Halloran to receive Irish newspaper award

City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) was honored by the Irish Echo with the newspaper’s Irish 40 Under 40 Award. Comment.

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