Malba Civic Association

Residents: Area around Whitestone park unsafe for pedestrians
Residents: Area around Whitestone park unsafe for pedestrians
Northeast Melissa Chan 7/25/2013 at 3:38PM

Getting to and from a Whitestone playground is no walk in the park, some residents say. The lack of a crosswalk or traffic controls at the 3rd Avenue and 147th Street entrance to Francis Lewis Park is dangerous to pedestrians, said Malba Civic Association president Alfredo Centola. “It’s a beautiful park,” Centola said. “These poor [...]

Constituents, community leaders react to Smith, Halloran arrest
Constituents, community leaders react to Smith, Halloran arrest
Politics Terence M. Cullen 4/04/2013 at 10:48AM

Those represented by State Senator Malcolm Smith and those by Councilmember Dan Halloran are weighing in on the scandal that alleges the two tried to rig the upcoming mayoral election. Despite the charges, Smith’s neighbors in St. Albans called the senator a morally sound leader. “I’ve known the family for years, and they’ve always been [...]