Whitestone Times

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015


Whitestone group planning breast cancer walk

After Donna Caruso’s mother died of breast cancer at the age of 53 after discovering her cancer late, Caruso was inspired to start a walk for women. Comment.
College Point

EDC criticized for not reporting contaminated oil in Linden Place project

Community leaders and elected officials have blasted the city Economic Development Corporation for failing to immediately report fuel-contaminated oil it discovered during its Linden Place extension road and wetlands mitigation project in College Point. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

College Point

Fifth Oktoberfest to raise funds for Poppenhusen Institute

The fifth annual Oktoberfest, a fund-raiser for the Poppenhusen Institute, is on the calendar in mid-October. Comment.

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

College Point

Avella calls on city to fight illegal storage on College Pt. streets

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside), along with civic leaders and residents, rallied in College Point to protest the illegal storage of industrial materials and debris on public spaces. Comments (1).

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015


Whitestone man wanted in trunk murder arrested in Virginia

A Whitestone resident wanted by police in connection with the death of a Queens Village mother, who was his girlfriend, was arrested in Virginia Friday afternoon, according to the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office. Comment.

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19 rescued after boat capsizes off College Point

A dragon boat on its way to Whitestone capsized in the East River Sunday afternoon near College Point, turning what was supposed to be a romantic trip into something far more dramatic. One of the 19 people onboard planned to propose to his girlfriend. Comment.

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