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Hundreds show up to sign petition opposing Whitestone school site
Hundreds show up to sign petition opposing Whitestone school site
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 10/06/2013 at 12:18PM

CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO Hundreds came out to Whitestone Saturday afternoon to sign a petition asking the city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) to propose alternate sites for a high school. Residents, after hearing rumors of a school coming to an abandoned six-acre along 150th Street and 5th Avenue, said they were upset they weren’t [...]

Residents push for safer Whitestone intersection
Residents push for safer Whitestone intersection
News Melissa Chan 9/25/2012 at 3:08PM

Frustrations are mounting in Whitestone, where residents are calling on city officials to inspect an accident-prone intersection, located half a block away from a local elementary school, after they said they witnessed a summer of crashes. “I’ve seen cars smashed up over there,” said Devon O’Connor, president of the Welcome to Whitestone Civic Association. “It’s [...]