Supercops at 109th Precinct stopped Whitestone carjackers and suicidal man
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

City Councilman Paul Vallone and the 109th Precinct honored three police officers on Wednesday for their outstanding efforts in resolving a violent carjacking and a suicide attempt in two separate incidents. Officers Richard Danese, Jared Delaney and Evangelos Galatas were named the “Cops of the Month” at the precinct, which covers northeast Queens neighborhoods including Whitestone, College Point […]

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Willets Point-inspired paintings by a Whitestone native receive recognition
Images courtesy of Emily Thompson

Beauty can be found in unexpected places. Whitestone native Emily Thompson is getting artistic recognition for her work in transforming the industrial wasteland at Willets Point into a series of oil paint pieces of art. Thompson’s painting “Auto Body” was included as one of the 50 Memorable Paintings of 2015 in the year-end issue of […]

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Runners prepare to race ‘For the Love of Queens’ at Flushing Meadows
Photo courtesy of Queens Distance Runners

Show your love for the “World’s Borough” at Flushing Meadows Corona Park this February during the “For the Love of Queens” 5K. The Queens Distance Runners (QDR) set up the run, scheduled to take place the day before Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 13, to show their love and support of Queens and its runners. Runners […]

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Side streets in northeast Queens slow to plow: officials
Photo via Facebook/Maureen Patton

Although main thoroughfares in northeast Queens were mostly plowed by Monday morning, smaller side streets are still suffering as snow is slowly cleared, according to leaders in Community Boards 7 and 11. The narrowest streets of these areas were the most difficult to access as plows have trouble making sharp turns and fitting through parked […]

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Subway service changes to affect 14 lines this weekend

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 3 At all times until Winter 2015/16 3 trains skip Rockaway Av and Van […]

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