Whitestone defeats Bayside in Nick Lomangino championship title game


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Getting thrown out of a championship game wasn’t part of the strategy, but after Whitestone Renegades baseball team coaches were tossed in the top of the fifth inning from the Nick Lomangino Tournament final, the team seemed to have new energy.

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USPS threatens downsizing Whitestone facility, again


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THE COURIER/File photo

The United States Postal Service intends to consolidate up to 82 facilities, including its Queens’ center on 20th Avenue, beginning January 2015 to continue its plan to cut losses. The initiative is projected to save the cash-strapped delivery service more than $3.5 billion in the next five years, according to the USPS, but politicians and union representatives are against downsizing the Queens facilities.

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Remembering Whitestone’s Flying Tiger


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Long-term restaurateur and Whitestone resident George Lum, my neighbor and good friend, invited me into his home one day. While in his den, I noticed hanging on the wall an autographed photo of the American Volunteer Group the “Flying Tigers.” I asked George where he acquired such a remarkable and rare photograph. He modestly pointed […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Instagram cyberbullying rocks students at Whitestone’s St. Luke School


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Photo courtesy Welcome to Whitestone Civic Association

Recently one rogue Instagram account called StLukeIdiots started posting pictures on the social media service of students from the Catholic school, using vulgar descriptions and wishing for some kids’ deaths.

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Whitestone Bridge art contest winners announced


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre/Drawings courtesy of Welcome to Whitestone Civic Association.

The winners of the Welcome to Whitestone Civic Association’s Bronx-Whitestone Bridge drawing contest were announced and honored in Councilman Paul Vallone’s office Monday.

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New Whitestone barbershop focuses on cuts for special needs kids


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Radik “Ray” Khaimov’s new Utopia Barbershop is designed to cut hair for children with special needs, with a mini toy store design that features posters to cartoon characters, an airplane barber chair and video game consoles.

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Whitestone Bridge art contest draws more than 300 entries


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Drawings courtesy Welcome to Whitestone Civic

More than 300 students entered the Welcome to Whitestone Civic’s Bronx-Whitestone Bridge drawing contest to honor the 75th anniversary of the bridge.

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