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Welcome To Whitestone’s Whitestone Bridge Drawing Contest

Council Member Paul Vallone presented City Council Citations to the winners of Welcome to Whitestone’s “Whitestone Bridge Drawing Contest”. From more than 300 entries from Whitestone elementary school students, five were selected to be the winners […]

Vallone reflects on first months in office

With a little more than 100 days in office now under his belt, Bayside’s new city councilman, Paul Vallone, says he is the happiest man alive. In January, the youngest of the Vallone brothers began […]

Avonte bills packaged

In the wake of Avonte Oquendo’s death, a package of bills aimed at providing additional services for disabled children was highlighted at a joint hearing last Friday. Among them was City Councilman Paul Vallone’s (D-Bayside) […]

CB 7 OKs Whitestone school expansion

Community Board 7 approved an expansion of a Whitestone Greek Orthodox church’s school at a meeting Monday night by a vote of 35-1. Dozens of parents and educators flooded the meeting to voice their support […]

Whitestone high school plan is nixed

A controversial proposal to build a high school in a remote area of Whitestone has been put to rest by the School Construction Authority. It was announced last week that Lorraine Grillo, SCA president, had […]

City finally honors 9/11 Bayside hero

It took 13 years, but a mistake has been rectified, according to area officials, with the renaming of a Bayside street on Monday after a Muslim-American who died in the 9/11 attack in Manhattan. Mohammad […]