Whitestone Times

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

Whitestone Times

Police seek two in bank robberies

FLUSHING — Police were seeking the public's help in arresting two men who robbed the same Flushing Exxon gas station in May and again earlier this month. Comment
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Flushing man pleads guilty to child porn

FLUSHING — A Flushing man pleaded guilty Monday to possessing and sending child pornography through his America Online account, Queens DA Richard Brown said. Comment
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Nursing home worker slams fence near Van Wyck

A city-installed black iron fence designed to protect pedestrians may actually be endangering motorists leaving the Bridgeview Nursing Home in Whitestone, according to the nursing home's maintenance director. Comment
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Liu hails order to makecity agencies translate

City Councilman John Liu (D-Flushing) praised Mayor Michael Bloomberg for "finally getting serious" about expanding mandated language access by signing an executive order requiring city agencies to provide translation services for the city's six most-used languages. Comment

An Office Worth Saving

Recently, the borough presidents' role has been attacked by editorial writers who believe it is an anachronism that wastes millions of city taxpayer dollars and accomplishes little. Comment
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Queens residents should live a more green lifestyle

With a house or an apartment in a nice neighborhood with trees and lawns near a school and a park, there are many things we can do to maintain our quality of life and health. Comment

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