Whitestone Times

Saturday, May 31, 2014

College Point

Annual parade marches through College Point

Participants in the annual College Point Memorial Day Parade kicked off at 2 p.m. Sunday at 28rd Avenue and College Point Boulevard and concluded at MacNeil Park. State Sen. Tony Avella served as the grand marshal, and Isabella Joan Hollaway was named this year’s Poppy Queen. Comment.
Whitestone

Former TMLA guard commits to Colonials

Mei-Lyn Bautista had her summer plans set, but things quickly went off course for the better. Comment.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Whitestone

GOP hopefuls trade barbs at heated debate

Two Republican candidates vying for the seat held by U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Great Neck) clashed repeatedly at a forum hosted last week by the Northeast Queens Republican Club as they debated issues such as healthcare and immigration. Comments (3).

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Whitestone

Whitestone mom brings son home from Ukraine

A Whitestone mother and her 4-year-old son, who was stranded in Ukraine for months, have been reunited, after U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville) intervened. Comment.
College Point

TNP trucks must go: Avella

College Point residents who have wrestled with a trucking operation in their neighborhood for years might finally be on the verge of closing it down. Comments (2).
Whitestone

Whitestone pays tribute to soldiers during Memorial Day service

Following a ceremony at Whitestone Memorial Park, at 149th Street and 15th Drive, the Whitestone Memorial Day Parade marched through the streets and concluded at the park. Dr. David Copell, a Korean War veteran, served as the grand marshal of the event, which drew U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, city Comptroller Scott Stringer, state Sens. Toby Stavisky and Tony Avella, Assemblymen Ed Braunstein and Michael Simanowitz, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Councilman Paul Vallone. Comments (1).
Whitestone

Whitestone bully unlikely to face charges

A Whitestone cyberbully who school officials are still trying to identify will likely escape criminal charges as recent cyberbullying legislation passed in the state Legislature fell short of criminalizing online harassment. Comment.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Whitestone

Police search for missing Whitestone woman

Police were looking for a 34-year-old woman who went missing last Friday afternoon in Whitestone. Comment.

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