Bayside Times

Tuesday, May 15, 2012


Rhoomes, out of Cardozo, picks Fordham over big names

Ryan Rhoomes described the last year of his life as hell. Instead of starting his college career at TCU, he was back home in Middleton, N.Y., working two jobs and using his sparse free time to stay in shape. Comment

Monday, May 14, 2012


A Cardozo star rises in MVP performance

PENNINGTON, N.J. — Emphatic dunks, feathery three-point shots, impressive moves around the hoop — Jermaine Lawrence showed his entire arsenal Saturday afternoon. Comment

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Sunday, May 13, 2012


CB 11 considers street renaming

A Bayside student who wants to honor his late teacher by having a Bayside street renamed in her honor got the nod from Community Board 11 Monday. Comment

Friday, May 11, 2012


The Power of Illusion

David Copperfield, step aside. For 20-plus years, husband and wife performers and illusionists Kevin and Cindy Spencer have been famous for bringing their unique entertainment style to the magic-deprived. The duo’s mind-boggling, fast-paced, state-of-the-art illusions have had audiences from Las Vegas to Taiwan wondering: “How’d they do that?” Comment

Dozo softball ties for first

The Cardozo players bounded out of the dugout, mobbing Gabriella Valdes at home plate. Minutes later, they came together around Kelly Phillips on the pitcher’s circle for a seemingly choreographed chant and dance. When they arrived back at the dugout area, Coach Pete Douglas was greeted with a rah-rah speech and the chanting of the girls’ names. Comment

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Bayside BID members debate firing of executive director

There were points where so many people spoke over each other that no words were audible, while at other times one commanding voice dominated and echoed throughout the room. Comments (1)

Bayside’s Ozanam Hall workers union votes to strike

Labor negotiations have not reached a tipping point yet at Bayside’s Ozanam Hall nursing home, but members of the UFCW Local 342 union voted Monday to authorize a strike, the group said. Comment

SUV Accident

Emergency responders were called to the intersection of 229th Street and Hoxey Drive in Bayside last Thursday, where an SUV collided with a utility pole. At least one person was taken to the hospital following the accident. Comment

Man leaves robbery empty-handed: Police

BAYSIDE — Police from the 111th Precinct are seeking information on a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted robbery. Comment
Dishing with Dee

Silverstein to campaign for Halloran’s Council seat

The weeks keep flying by. It just doesn’t seem possible that in less than three weeks we will be celebrating Memorial Day and all the fun parades Queens is famous for. Fortunately, they are spread out over the Memorial Day weekend, making it possible to view more than one. Aside from the fun and festivities of the parades, it’s a good time to reflect on how lucky we are to be living in such a wonderful country. Comment

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