Bayside Times

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009

Bayside Times

DA says Bronx man stole gum from Rite Aid store

FRESH MEADOWS — A 32-year-old Bronx man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to steal hundreds of packs of gum from a Fresh Meadows Rite Aid chain store, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
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Bklyn woman stole goods from Floral Pk. store: DA

FLORAL PARK — A 32-year-old Brooklyn woman was arrested after she allegedly attempted to steal skin care products from a Floral Park CVS Pharmacy chain store, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Killing Business on Bell Boulevard

The meter maids on Bell Boulevard in Bayside have gone on a ticket blitz that is ruining business. Merchants believe Bayside is targeted because it is an affluent area and the city assumes most drivers will pay their fines. Comment.
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Dishing with Dee: Obama’s health care reform will do more harm than good

The sleeping giant has been awakened. Many Americans are wiping the sleep of complacency from their eyes. Comment.
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Berger’s Burg: Jews hope for prosperity, peace in coming new year

At sundown Sept. 18, the blowing of the shofar — ram’s horn — in synagogues will mark the start of Rosh Hashanah and the Jewish New Year of 5770. The High Holy Days will culminate with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, at sundown Sept. 27. Comment.
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IS 238 workingpast flu death as new year starts

In years past, the adolescents at IS 238 would get a complimentary greeting from Assistant Principal Mitchell Wiener that encouraged them to work hard and follow their dreams. Comment.
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Boro trash piling up: Gennaro

City Councilman James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) said fewer pickups of street-side garbage bins have amounted to mounds of trash piling up on borough streets, attracting rodents and causing residents to receive undeserved tickets. In response he announced Monday his plans to introduce legislation to mandate the city empty sidewalk trash cans daily. Comment.

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