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...

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....

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...

Town Meeting April 18th, 2018 – Cyber Security/Tax Fraud Prevention and more

  Attention Whitestone community! Get involved! Come to our next Town Meeting on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 @ 7:30PM in the Holy Trinity School Basement located at 14-45 143rd Street. There is ample parking in the Church/School Parking lot. Our agenda for the session will include a discussion on Cyber...

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...