Whitestone Times

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

Whitestone Times

Burglars hit homes in 111th Precinct

BAYSIDE — Police in the 111th Precinct were investigating a number of home break−ins that occurred over the past week. The burglar or burglars forced side doors or rear windows and grabbed electronics and jewelry, police said. Comment
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Staten Island man jailed after Flushing bar fight

FLUSHING — A Staten Island man was charged with robbery and assault after attacking a fellow bar patron, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment
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Fence blamed for accident

A Whitestone nursing home maintenance director said the city’s resistance to redesigning a wrought−iron fence outside of his facility may have been the direct cause of a serious traffic accident at the facility earlier this month. Comment
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Business relocation team begins canvassing Willets Point

Cornerstone Realty Group began surveying landlords who rent to the more than 200 tenant businesses at Willets Point this week, a sign that relocation plans could be moving forward. Comment
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Schleicher’s homecoming in distress

It’s another day and another battle at Schleicher’s Court in College Point. Comment
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Avella slams city plan for College Point Corporate Park

Members of Community Board 7 are anxious to get a new special zoning district in place at College Point Corporate Park, but City Councilman Tony Avella (D−Bayside) said the city’s current plan is not good enough. Comment

The ‘Quotable Grump’

Somebody had to say it. Speaking for America, someone had to ask how it was possible that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission could have let Bernie Madoff get away with stealing $50 billion. Comment

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