Two men charged in slashing of a girl in Whitestone that was a bloody case of mistaken identity
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BY BRIANNA ELLIS AND ROBERT POZARYCKI A Bayside man allegedly hired a hitman to slash the face of his former underage lover in Whitestone last December, but the hitman instead attacked an innocent victim, prosecutors said. Oakland Gardens’ Wilson Lai, 25, is accused of hiring Pennsylvania resident Devon Berkley, 36, to attack the 16-year-old girl […]

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Whitestone residents greet Judith Harrison, the new commanding officer at 109th Precinct
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Deputy Inspector Judith Harrison, the new 109th Precinct commander, received a warm welcome from Whitestone residents during the We Love Whitestone civic association meeting on Wednesday night. “I’m very happy to be here. I’m very happy to see you,” Harrison, who previously commanded the 112th Precinct, told residents at the Immanuel Lutheran School. “I’m a lifelong resident of Queens, so Queens […]

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Egging epidemic on Whitestone cars leaves residents scrambling for answers
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The Whitestone community hasn’t been sunny side up lately, as recent incidents of eggs being tossed on cars are a new concern for residents. “My sister’s car was egged on 14th avenue and Clintonville street sometime last night … The guy in the gas station says she’s the fourth car in there this morning with the […]

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One kickass community! Graffiti vandal arrested thanks to one vigilant Whitestone resident
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Even if you have an eye for art, waking up to graffiti on your car door may stir up the wrong idea of creative expression. After multiple recent incidents of property vandalized by graffiti went unresolved in Whitestone, one proactive resident decided to to take matters into her own hands. A member of the civic association We Love Whitestone Facebook group, she posted a series of […]

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New commanding officers have taken their posts at 109th and 112th police precincts in Queens
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Two police precincts in Queens have experienced some major changes in leadership over the weekend. Deputy Inspector Thomas Conforti, the head of the 109th Precinct, which serves the neighborhoods of Downtown Flushing, East Flushing, Queensboro Hill, College Point, Malba, Whitestone, Beechhurst and Bay Terrace, was transferred after two years of service and assigned to the Crime Prevention […]

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