Bayside Times

Tuesday, May 22, 2012


Queens facility takes you out to ball game

Without looking, the sounds of Bayside’s Batting and Pitching Academy resembled any other ball field amid the early spring season frenzy. The cracking of aluminum bats seemingly dominated the room only to be met with the encouraging yells of a Little League coach. Comment

Monday, May 21, 2012


Lancman pushes pro-veteran agenda in bid for House

Calling on real-life experiences, state Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) outlined a pro-veterans agenda Monday as part of his bid for New York’s 6th Congressional District. Comment

Sunday, May 20, 2012


St. Mary’s should be source of Bayside pride

Bayside is fortunate to have St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children in the community. Over the years, it has built a reputation for quality service to children and been recognized for such on a national level. Comment

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Friday, May 18, 2012


Iannece optimistic about Assembly bid

More than one month after announcing his intentions to run for the newly created 25th state Assembly District seat, Community Board 11 Chairman Jerry Iannece said things have been working in his favor so far, including his first endorsement from the Uniformed Fire Officers Association. Comments (2)

Marie Curie gets greener

They won $2,500 for their school and never had to make a sound. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 17, 2012


Bayside BID debates firing of former head

It was a look into the past, present and future of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District packed into the same meeting last week, and although confrontational at times, the conversation had shifted by the meeting’s end to the core message of bettering local business. Comment
Dishing with Dee

Bronx beep speaks at monthly meet of boro Dem club

We hope everyone fortunate enough to still have their mothers enjoyed the day by celebrating in some way with their mom. For those among us who are not that fortunate, we hope you took some time out to say a little prayer and reminisce about the good times you had with your mother while she was with us. Comment

Wednesday, May 16, 2012


[UPDATE] 111th officer helped Jamaica drug dealer: Feds

A federal investigation of a heroin ring found that an officer from the 111th Precinct in Bayside was allegedly supplying information on license plates and narcotics probes to a dealer from Jamaica, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn said. Comments (1)
Oakland Gardens

Police kill man who stabbed wife

Police shot and killed an enraged, knife-wielding man last Thursday night after he used the weapon to stab both himself and his wife, the NYPD said. Comment

Oratorio Society concert to celebrate 85 years of music

With the Oratorio Society of Queens’ 85th anniversary spring concert scheduled for this weekend, Artistic Director and Conductor David Close said he was excited to finally see all the hard work leading up to the event come to fruition. Comments (3)

Bayside blaze torches home on 206th Street

Four firefighters sustained minor injuries battling a two-alarm blaze in Bayside Tuesday afternoon and were taken to North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System to be treated, fire officials said. Comment

Ozanam Hall nursing home union moves closer to strike

Tensions surrounding ongoing labor negotiations at Bayside’s Ozanam Hall nursing home mounted as members of the UFCW Local 342 union voted last week to authorize a strike, the group said. Comments (3)

Mittman remains on ballot for congressional seat race

Dr. Robert Mittman, a Bayside allergist, has secured a spot on the ballot for the June 26 primary to determine the Democratic candidate for the new Queens congressional seat, his campaign said last week. Comment

Friday, May 11, 2012


Police kill man who stabbed wife in Oakland Gardens

Police shot and killed an enraged knife-wielding man Thursday night after he used the weapon to stab his wife and then himself, the NYPD said. Comment

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