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Mailers direct Whitestone voters to wrong polling sites
Mailers direct Whitestone voters to wrong polling sites
Northeast Melissa Chan 8/15/2013 at 11:31AM

An apparent mistake by the city’s Board of Elections (BOE) would have had Whitestone residents voting in Forest Hills during the upcoming primary. About 100 people in Whitestone, College Point, Malba and Beechhurst were sent BOE mailers last week directing them to vote more than six miles away, double the distance of their usual polling [...]

Armed robbers tie up family in Whitestone home invasion
Armed robbers tie up family in Whitestone home invasion
Northeast Melissa Chan 4/26/2013 at 12:56PM

Four armed robbers broke into a home on a quiet Whitestone street early Thursday morning, tied up a family and stole $87,000 in cash and jewelry, a police source said. The victims — including two young girls, ages 7 and 10 — were sleeping during the 4 a.m. invasion on 163rd Street, police said. The [...]