Whitestone Times

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

College Point

Parking issues abound at Police Academy

A College Point resident said he is upset that recruits from the Police Academy in the neighborhood are parking in residential areas. Comments (4).

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015


CB7 recommends rezoning of Waterpointe site

Community Board 7 is looking to rezone the Waterpointe site in Whitestone because it contends the developer did not provide a deed restriction ensuring that only homes are built at the site. The developer maintains that it has provided the board with everything it has requested. Comments (1).

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015


A bad deal for College Point

Before the police academy in College Point opened up, the city had an agreement that residential parking would not be affected. I live on 128th Street between 23rd and 25th avenues. And there were several occasions when NYPD cadets would park on the very block I live on and would hop into their fellow cadets cars to be driven down to the Police Academy. Comments (2).

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Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015


Protect the vulnerable

In 2016, for only the third time in 40 years, Social Security recipients and veterans will receive no Cost of Living Adjustment. By some miracle of accounting, our government claims there is no inflation. They certainly don’t consider how most seniors actually spend their money. The costs of all necessities are skyrocketing and they are increasingly unaffordable. Such things as food, health care, drugs, utilities and rent aren’t included when inflation is calculated. Comments (1).

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015


Teen barricades himself in bedroom of Whitestone home

An emotionally disturbed teenager is currently undergoing evaluation at the Long Island Jewish Hospital after he barricaded himself in his bedroom at his Whitestone home and threatened to harm himself Thursday afternoon, police said. Comment.

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