Bayside Times

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Gov’t must save U.S. Postal Service

It is sad to contemplate the possible demise of our reliable “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” U.S. Postal Service, but that may fall victim to the onslaught of the privatization pirates. Comments (4).

Tuesday, March 12, 2013


Big bucks in Bayside

Members of Bell Boulevard’s new Atlantic Bank celebrate a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at its grand opening Wednesday. Comment.

Sunday, March 10, 2013


Avella renews flat tax fuel push to fight skyrocketing city costs

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) said his patience was running dry as gas prices continued to go up in his home state. Comment.

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Sequester necessary to stop out-of-control gov’t spending

I woke up March 1 amazed to find buses and subways running, planes still flying and creating too much noise in Bayside and the gears of government grinding along. After weeks of nonstop predictions of a sequestration Armageddon from Washington, I was relieved that the roads were still open and traffic lights functioning, enabling me to reach the deli and my morning joe at the Glen Oaks Shopping Center. Comments (1).

Saturday, March 9, 2013


Iannece re-elected as CB 11 chairman for one more year

All four Community Board 11 officers were re-elected for another year Monday, including Chairman Jerry Iannece, who was given his fifth and final term with the group. Comment.

Friday, March 8, 2013


Shafran launches Council bid

For Bayside native Austin Shafran, hands-on governmental experience has been the driving factor in his decision to run for City Council. Comments (3).

Bayside comeback falls short

Bayside played from behind nearly the entire game, and despite multiple comeback attempts could not advance to the semifinals. Comment.

Cardozo coach’s punishment by league unreasonable

The Judges boys’ basketball coach was unfairly suspended for two playoff games for throwing the runner-up plaque after his club’s controversial Queens title game loss to rival Bayside. A clear foul wasn’t called on an Omar Williams three-pointer with Cardozo down just one with seconds left to play. Comments (21).

Thursday, March 7, 2013


NYPD arrests man following Bell Blvd. stab

A 23-year-old man said he was stabbed after a late-night argument outside of Brian Dempsey’s American Ale House in Bayside last week. Comment.

Ben Fried’s legacy reflected on Bell

When asked how they would remember the late Ben Fried, several of Bayside’s loudest and most influential voices used some hefty words: legendary, iconic, outspoken, curmudgeon. Comment.

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