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Friday, July 21, 2017


PETA fronts $5,000 for the whereabouts of stolen Bayside tortoise

PETA has put out a $5,000 reward for any information leading authorities to the whereabouts of Millennium, a 17-year-old African spurred tortoise which was stolen from his enclosure at Alley Pond Environmental Center in Bayside sometime between the late afternoon of June 16 and early the next morning. Comments (3)

Avella, civic leaders demand replacement of Clearview foot bridges

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and civic leaders Monday stood at what used to be the entrance of a pedestrian ramp leading to a crossing over the Clearview Expressway at 39th Avenue to call on DOT to replace what some regard as a link between two parts of Bayside split by the construction of the freeway. Comment

Thursday, July 20, 2017


African spurred tortoise stolen from Alley Pond Environmental Center

Staff at the Alley Pond Environmental Center are still shocked that one of their most prized animals has apparently been stolen. Comments (2)

Saturday, July 15, 2017


Queensborough Community College arts and design program gets world-class credentials

Queensborough Community College in Bayside announced its art program will soon carry accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, joining the ranks of only 19 other community colleges in the nation to be recognized for excellence. Comment

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Friday, July 14, 2017


Teaching by example: Bayside grad relishes handball success

Shkysi Cummings knows not many people understand handball, but she also knows the best way to explain her favorite sport is to play it. Comment

Wednesday, July 12, 2017


One Station Plaza will combine old and new in Bayside

Joining what is becoming a mecca for dining, restaurateur Mark Boccia and his business partner John Ryan will soon open up a new eatery in Bayside — with a vintage, yet modern, flare. Comments (7)

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