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Authorities raid illegal smoke shops in College Point and Whitestone, seize cannabis and tobacco products

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Feb. 22, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Several illegal smoke shops in College Point and Whitestone were busted Tuesday by the NYC Sheriff’s Department. Officers seized a “tremendous amount” of flavored nicotine vapes, which are illegal in the state, as well as cannabis products such as edibles and joints that cannot be sold without a state license. The officers were able to fill dozens of large garbage bags with the confiscated products during the afternoon raids.  One of the locations targeted was Whitestone Essentials on 150th Street. The officers from the sheriff’s department, with assistance from the 109th Precinct, simultaneously raided…
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Community Board 7 approves Parks Department proposal to reconstruct MacNeil Park seawall in College Point

Mar. 23, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed During its virtual meeting held on March 13, Community Board 7 voted to approve plans to reconstruct the deteriorating seawall and rip-rap along the Hermon A. MacNeil Park waterfront in College Point.  The $8.86 million project for the seawall reconstruction at MacNeil Park, located near Poppenhusen Avenue between 115th…
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