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Whitestone resident chosen as Queens County Aide in 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

A Whitestone resident is representing Queens County as an aide to the grand marshal in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Margaret M. Costello, along with 17 other representatives from New York City, Long Island and Westchester County, will be honored at the Grand Marshal & Aides Installation Reception on Feb. 23 in Queens Village. The parade’s […]

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Queens veterans receive thousands of gifts at 24th annual Valentines Day gift drive

Queens veterans got a lot of love this Valentine’s Day following record-breaking donations to a yearly gift drive. Organizers of the 24th Annual Valentines for Vets Gift Drive, including Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, the Law Offices of Ann-Margaret Carrozza and Community Board 11, collected thousands of handwritten cards, candy, new clothing items, playing cards, puzzles and […]

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Opportunities for tech education in Queens are slim: Report

Queens lags far behind Manhattan and Brooklyn when it comes to offering tech training and education programs, according to a new report from Tech:NYC and the Center for an Urban Future. The new report shows the stark difference in tech education opportunities provided to New Yorkers across the city. While opportunities to break into and […]

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Cuomo vows to sue Trump administration for banning New Yorkers from trusted travel programs

Calling the Trump administration’s sudden ban of New Yorkers from using trusted traveler programs “extortion,” Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York state’s intent to sue the federal government over the policy. Last June, Cuomo signed the Green Light Law, allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses in New York and preventing federal immigration agencies […]

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Whitestone author releases second children’s book on Indy car racing

Last month, a Whitestone editor and author released his second book, which takes deep dive into the world of Indy car racing. In February 2019, Lerner Publishing Group approached Joseph Wolkin for an opportunity to contribute to the company’s Extreme Speed series. The six-book collection includes Wolkin’s “Superfast: Indy Car Racing,” an explainer for elementary and […]

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