Whitestone Village Christmas lights fund raising

We Love Whitestone Civic Association is once again partnering with the Whitestone Merchant Association, Queens Chamber of Commerce and Councilman Paul Vallone who have helped bring the tradition of Holiday Lights to the Whitestone Village for the 4th consecutive year. Any merchant, business owner, and or community member wanting to donate to this wonderful tradition […]

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College Point youth football league still awaiting completion of field two years after funding was acquired

By Carlotta Mohamed A College Point football coach is demanding answers from the New York City Parks Department on delayed construction of a football field that was scheduled to be completed this year. In 2016, Richard Fabrizi petitioned the city to build a football field at the 22-acre College Point sports complex located between 130th […]

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Trunk or Treat Halloween Event

Come join us on at Harpell’s Parking lot across from the pharmacy on 14th Avenue and 150th Street on Saturday October 28th, 2018 from 3pm to 6pm for Trunk or Treat! Our next Whitestone community event for families and children. Bring canned food with your as the entrance fee, which will be distributed to local […]

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Northeast Queens leaders continue their fight to reduce helicopter noise pollution

  Several northeast Queens representatives recently met to come up with a plan to tackle the ongoing noise pollution from helicopters flying over the area. On July 30, Congressman Tom Suozzi, Councilman Paul Vallone and state Senator Tony Avella met with local officials to discuss the mitigation of helicopter noise in northeast Queens. Among those present at the […]

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Whitestone resident aims to bring book exchange program to his community

One Whitestone resident wants to incorporate reading and the great outdoors to give back to his community. Since July, Jonathan Salazar had been working with local community groups and the New York City Parks Department to bring a Little Free Library book exchange to Francis Lewis Park — and now his plan is coming into fruition. The NYU student recalls the summer day when he observed the […]

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New helicopter route over northeast Queens aims to finally give local ears some relief

Northeast Queens may soon get some relief from the airborne noise caused by helicopters and float planes. Beginning on Monday, Oct. 15, Congressman Tom Suozzi announced, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will test a six-month-long alternative route that will shift inbound air traffic away from Whitestone, Bayside and other areas of northeast Queens. The route will […]

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