Whitestone Times

Saturday, May 19, 2012


Dunkin’ Dummies

Anyone old enough to drive and smart enough to know the difference between a donut and a bagel should be smart enough not to park a luxury car in a public spot with the keys in the ignition. Comments (2)

Friday, May 18, 2012

College Point

College Point postal center will not close

After months of uncertainty, the U.S. Postal Service has decided not to shut down the Queens Processing and Distribution Center in College Point in a move saving more than 700 jobs, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) said Friday. Comment

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College Point

Hero pilot trashes city waste station near LaGuardia

Opponents of a waste station near LaGuardia Airport have taken to the airwaves with a hero pilot at the helm. Comments (2)

A change of harp

The harp is often relegated to the position of backup instrument, more likely set off to the side of a concert stage than at its center. But jazz harpist Edmar Castaneda has worked to change that, with recordings and performances that put the instrument front and center. Comment

Thursday, May 17, 2012

College Point

Contaminated soil at NYPD site needs to go: CB 7

Construction crews are currently working on the College Point Police Academy project near the Whitestone Expressway, but civic leaders said the city has not lived up to promises about handling contaminated soil on the site. Comments (3)

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