Egging epidemic on Whitestone cars leaves residents scrambling for answers
Flickr photo by Merripat

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
Photo from Facebook

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
Photo via NYPD Twitter

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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See which parts of Queens will be sprayed this week to reduce the Zika virus threat

Facing the dual, deadly threat of the Zika and West Nile viruses, the city’s Health Department isn’t wasting any time going to war against the local mosquito population. The agency announced Wednesday it would conduct aerial larvicide spraying over non-residential marshy areas of Queens and the rest of the city from May 12 to May […]

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Congressional hopeful Steve Stern talks aircraft noise and other quality-of-life matters
QNS Photo by Brianna Ellis

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern hopes to replace outgoing Congressman Steve Israel by continuing his legacy. During an interview at the QNS office in Bayside on Monday, the candidate for New York’s 3rd Congressional District seat expressed his enthusiasm toward change after being endorsed by Israel. Stern declared that he is ready to continue the legacy of Israel and […]

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