Bayside Times

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016


Mara Sfara fuses Holocaust heritage with Greek mythology in QCC display

Queensborough Community College’s art gallery is hosting an installation designed to help people with dyslexia and other learning disabilities express their emotions better. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016


Bayside shops celebrate Small Business Saturday

In the wake of the Black Friday consumer bonanza, local businesses throughout the borough celebrated Small Business Saturday this weekend, urging customers to support the tiny shops that dot the avenues of Queens. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016


Vallone introduces bill to combat overdevelopement

City Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) introduced legislation Tuesday to address the “limbo” period between the issuance of a notice to revoke on a construction site and the point at which the permits are officially revoked. Comments (3)

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Friday, Dec. 2, 2016


Cuomo signs Avella’s bill to protect mute swans

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) announced hislegislation for the protection of mute swans had been signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday. The bill was passed by the Senate twice as well as the state Assembly, but was vetoed two more times by Cuomo before the birds could get the protection from extermination sought by animal rights and elected officials such as Avella. Comments (1)

Naclerio focuses on teaching Cardozo squad

Ron Naclerio is hoping to live up to his nickname this winter—the teacher. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

Bayside Hills

Bayside Hills residents bristle over stalled water main installation

The city Department of Design and Construction has encountered another snag in one of its projects that had residents at the Bayside Hills Civic Association meeting Tuesday night in uproar. Comments (1)

Bayside defeated in semis

For the Bayside football team, it was just a case of missed opportunities. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016


Avella weighs run for mayor

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) is considering the possibility of running for mayor next year. Comments (7)

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016


‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ films near Bayside High School

The long running NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit was on set in Bayside last week and Raymond O’Connor Park was lined with trailers and 18-wheelers for the filming of episode 11 of the 18th season. Comment

Meng brings VA services to Flushing

The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs will hold office hours in Flushing to ease the travel demands of former servicemen and women seeking help from the federal agency. U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) has arranged with the VA to share her office in Queens Dec. 2 to address problems veterans may be having with benefits, services and claims. Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016


Bayside man pistol-whipped in robbery: Cops

A Bayside man was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night when he returned to his home, according to NYPD. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016


Bayside father gets 18 years for killing infant son

A Bayside man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for killing his 4-month-old son in 2014. The Queens district attorney’s office said the act of abuse, which resulted in the multiple skull fracture, was more than enough to sentence the man who pleaded guilty on Oct. 22, 2016 to second-degree manslaughter and assault. Comment

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Bay Terrace

Black Friday calm in Bay Terrace

The Black Friday shopping crush was steady but manageable at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center, according to customers and store employees. Many credited the popularity of online shopping with the decrease in the number of shoppers for the post-Thanksgiving tradition. Comments (1)

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016


Bayside crushes in quarters

Jonathan Cato couldn’t feel any of his extremities. It didn’t matter. He would have stood outside, battling freezing cold and gusts of wind for another two hours if it meant Bayside’s football season didn’t end on Sunday afternoon. Comments (1)

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