Family Fun Day in Francis Lewis Park

  A day to remember with family and friends! Come out to the 109th Police Precinct’s Family Fun Day 2018. Located in Francis Lews Park on 3rd Ave and 147th St. You’ll have a great day where you can meet and greet your officers from the local 109th Precinct and get involved with local civics […]

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Outdoor Movie Night in Francis Lewis Park

Take the family out for a wondeful summer night to remember with the Whitestone Outdoor Movie Night sponsored by Vallo Transportation. On Friday, July 13, 2018 @ 8:00PM come down to Francis Lewis Park located on 3rd ave and 147th Street to spend the evening watching a movie with family and friends in the great […]

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Whitestone Grills the DEC on Waterpointe

Many in Whitestone have been outraged at the state Department of Environmental Conservation in recent months for its handling of the brownfield cleanup at the Waterpointe property by the East River. And when neighborhood residents met with agency officials last Thursday night at a neighborhood church, they held nothing back. “To me, this looks like […]

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Cleanup Francis Lewis Park Volunteer Event

Whitestone’s Francis Lewis Park cleaned up by group of local volunteers

A waterfront park in Whitestone looks much cleaner thanks to the leadership of a young community-minded resident. On April 7, close to 30 volunteers descended on Francis Lewis Park, located at Third Avenue and 147th Street, to give the public space a spring cleaning. The project began when 21-year-old local Rita Cinquemani reached out to the We Love Whitestone civic association on […]

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Public Advocate backs Whitestone residents’ plan to sue over controversial development site

Outraged over a state agency’s decision to give developers its stamp of approval for less stringent remediation work, Whitestone residents will pursue legal action — and they have the support of the city’s second-highest ranking elected official. Dozens of residents assembled at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church for the We Love Whitestone Civic Association meeting on Jan. 17, […]

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