Bayside Times

Monday, Dec. 5, 2011


Muni-Meters detrimental to economy of Bayside

I am writing to you out of frustration and anger at the installation of Muni-Meters along Bell Boulevard in Bayside. Apparently Mayor Michael Bloomberg has seen fit to wrest every last dime from our pockets, not having been satisfied with the 2 1/2 times increase in local property taxes during your tenure, nor the increase in additional fees and charges. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011

On Point

Bob Friedrich rejoins ranks of TimesLedger columnists

I recently attended a Bayside Hills Civic Association meeting organized by the group’s president, Michael Feiner, one of Queens’ most dedicated and hardworking civic leaders. Legislators and former candidates were asked to discuss their experiences running for office. State Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens), who I had challenged in 2010, was in attendance. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011


Two-year city colleges not up to par: Report

The 28 percent graduation rate at LaGuardia and Queensborough community colleges matches the citywide average and a new report says community colleges in New York City “are not yet delivering on all their potential.” Comment.

Bayside BBA and BID kickoff holiday season with lighting

The Bayside Business Association and Bayside Village Business Improvement District held the annual tree and menorah lighting Tuesday evening in front of the BBA’ headquarters. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011

Bay Terrace

Little Bay Park improvements 7 years behind

When visitors come to Little Bay Park, where will they go? Comment.

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Boro lauded by green group

Despite its color on Google Maps, the Long Island Expressway is no yellow brick road, but a number of green projects in northeast Queens have contributed to New York City being compared with the Land of Oz. Comment.

Dozo trumps rival for 2nd straight title

Cardozo did it all last year, winning the volleyball city title for the first time in almost three decades. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011


Ackerman slams GOP for weak housing law

U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) criticized his Republican colleagues after Congress watered down legislation in late November that he said would have stabilized the housing market in Queens. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 28, 2011


Man killed by passing truck after exiting car on Clearview Expressway

BAYSIDE — A Rochdale man was stuck and killed on the Clearview Expressway in Bayside Sunday after he got out of a car on the shoulder of the highway, police said. Comment.

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