Bayside Times

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012


Bayside historical pays tribute at Lawrence cemetery

Tucked away in a quiet cemetery off Bell Boulevard, the Bayside Historical Society set its sights more than 150 years in the past as interested onlookers went along for the ride back in time. Comment

Teaching to the test doesn’t help pupils

The Oct. 18 TimesLedger Newspapers editorial “Encourage Good Teachers,” on the need to move away from teacher evaluations exclusively based on students’ standardized test scores, is right on target. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012


Was Padavan so Different?

By the time you read this, it will be after Election Day. The presidential candidates wrote off Queens before the campaign began. That’s why neither candidate was seen here except perhaps on their way to Hofstra University. Comment

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Friday, Nov. 9, 2012


Bayside helps Sandy victims

Thousands of Queens residents were left without power, supplies and shelter in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, while some of their borough neighbors just miles away saw as little as some siding removed from their homes. Comment

Burglary spree targets Bayside, Auburndale

Homes in Bayside and Auburndale have been victimized by a recent string of burglaries, according to the 111th Precinct. Comment

Qns pols blast Con Ed, city on Sandy response

There was enough blame to go around this week as lawmakers throughout northeast Queens criticized different agencies for their responses, or lack thereof, to Hurricane Sandy. Comments (1)

Pressure FAA to change planned LGA flight paths

Recently, I attended a news conference where state legislators expressed their opposition to the new flight patterns the Federal Aviation Administration has unleashed upon the citizens of northeast Queens. Low-flying, high-decibel, ear-piercing jets climbing over once-tranquil streets are not new to Queens, but such offensive patterns have been brief and temporary. Comments (1)

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012


Storm slows St. Mary’s visits by nurses to homebound kids

Though Hurricane Sandy drifted away from northeast Queens more than one week ago, the consequences of her devastating winds and storm surge still plagued residents throughout the borough, including hundreds of home nurses at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children in Bayside. Comment

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