Renovations of Bayside’s Little Bay Park soccer fields begin with a ceremony
Photo by NYC Parks Press Office

Bayside’s soccer players will be moving and grooving on fresh ground by April 2017. The long-awaited $1.6 million renovation of Bayside’s Little Bay Park soccer fields began on Tuesday. Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski gathered with Councilman Paul Vallone and representatives from local soccer organizations to break ground. “We are excited to begin work on the next round of improvements to Little […]

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One Whitestone sinkhole the size of a ‘baby hippopotamus’ is a threat to elderly residents
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis

Exercising caution when walking is becoming exhaustive to Whitestone residents, who fear that they may fall victim to one obnoxious sinkhole. Near a vacant lot located at 15-56 Clintonville St., a massive hole in the sidewalk has worsened over the course of three years, and residents worry that the sinkhole will only expand. “This is a major hazard. They need […]

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Bronx-Whitestone Bridge is getting new energy-saving bulbs
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The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge’s lights are now whiter, brighter and greener. The MTA announced on Earth Day, April 22, that all the lightbulbs on all of the bridge’s 182 main cables have been replaced with LED lights. Unlike the original mercury-vapor bulbs, the LEDs will reduce electricity costs by 73 percent and last up to five years […]

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Whitestone elderly residents are frequent targets of new over-the-phone scam
We Love Whitestone Facebook group

Over-the-phone scammers are taking their schemes to the next level with a new tactic that is targeting elderly Whitestone residents. Deputy Inspector Thomas J.  Conforti, commanding officer of the 109th Precinct, alerted the public about the scam during the We Love Whitestone town hall meeting on Wednesday night. Reportedly, two neighborhood seniors were recent victims of the new scheme. According to […]

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Whitestone residents urged to sign a petition demanding a supermarket at closed Waldbaum’s site
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis

Public pressure is mounting to bring a supermarket back to the former Waldbaum’s location at the Whitestone Shopping Center, which closed six months ago and remains vacant. During a We Love Whitestone town hall meeting on Wednesday night, state Senator Tony Avella encouraged the civic association and residents to sign a petition, which urges the property owners, The Feil Organization, to reserve the […]

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