Whitestone Times

Friday, June 27, 2008

Whitestone Times

Accident on LIE spills gravel onto highway

FRESH MEADOWS — A major accident on the Long Island Expressway created a nightmare for motorists Saturday. Comment.
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Foreclosure bill passes but Padavanreprieve fails

A day after more than a dozen homeowners facing foreclosure stormed state Sen. Frank Padavan's (R-Bellerose) district office, legislators in Albany passed a bill that will assist the hundreds of borough residents in danger of losing their homes. Comment.
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Board names public oversight as condition for approval

Community Board 7's committee studying the city's planned redevelopment of Willets Point voted 22-3 to recommend approval of the project if a series of conditions are met by the time it goes to the City Council for a vote later this year. Comment.

No Pity for Bad Cops

If new allegations against former cops, who admit accepting cash and sexual favors for protecting a Flushing whore house, are true, then the hammer should come down hard. Informants allegedly say that two former 109th Precinct cops planted drugs on suspects and stole their cash. Comment.

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