Whitestone Times

Monday, Dec. 19, 2011


DOT has odd process of turning Queens streets one-way

I could not help but notice the article about Community Board 7 voting and approving the one-way street near PS 209 (“One-way street OK’d by CB 7 near PS 209,” Flushing Times Nov. 17-23). Now it goes to the city Department of Transportation. Comment

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011

College Point

Pets pose with Santa at Doogy Be Good in College Point

People and their pets flocked to Santa Paws, an event for owners and their pups to have their photo taken with Kris Kringle. DiMarco is the owner of the owner of Doggy Be Good, a grooming, boarding and training business in College Point. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011


No Stamp of Approval

We understand the U.S. Postal Service has found itself between a rock and a hard place. It is faced with the threat of bankruptcy. To keep that from happening, the USPS has decided to make cuts, limiting service and closing facilities deemed no longer necessary. Comment

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Friday, Dec. 16, 2011


Mystery crash: car found on Whitestone Expy embankment

Emergency responders said they discovered a car that had broken through a barrier on 14th Avenue and collided with a tree above the Whitestone Expressway at about 9 a.m. Sunday. Officials at the scene said that they found no one in the vehicle when they first arrived. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011


Whitestone property brings overdevelopment fears

Whitestone residents are wary after a prime piece of real estate hit the market last week that offers developers a crack at the largest residentially zoned vacant property in Queens, but a lawmaker set up legal barricades to guard against overdevelopment years ago. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011

College Point

Pols save College Point postal facility from ax, for now

Legislators eager to keep Queens mail in Queens have received at least a temporary reprieve. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011

College Point

College Pt. postal plant gets five-month reprieve: Gillibrand

Elected officials from Queens announced Tuesday an agreement had been reached with the U.S. Postal Service to delay the closure of all postal facilities, including the mail sorting facility in College Point, for at least five months. Comment

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