Bayside Times

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012


Horse carriages are not glamorous

In response to your Dec. 22-28 editorial “Avella: Pull on the Reins,” I must agree with you for calling state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) “a fighter for the people.” Comments (36)

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012


Voters’ mandate? Support Obama

The world “mandate” may be one of the most intentionally or unconsciously abused directives. There are mandates and then there are mandates. In the 2010 election, the U.S. House of Representatives was decimated with the influx of the clueless freshman and gained a Republican majority. The Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate was sadly diluted and many Republican governors were voted into office. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012


Pastel work tops showcase

A pastel portrait entitled “Maria” by artist Diana de Santis was awarded first prize Sunday in the Bayside Historical Society’s 11th annual art show. Comments (1)

Value human and animal life

Since this issue has gone viral — as you can see, I am from Virginia — I wish to join with those protesting this abuse of horses and ask that horse-drawn carriages be discontinued as soon as possible. Comments (48)

Friday, Jan. 20, 2012


Avella trashes city’s garbage bin policy

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) slammed the city Department of Sanitation Friday for fines that have been levied against residents for putting their trash cans out too early the day before collection. Comments (1)

Dozo falls without big star under the basket

For someone who wasn’t in the building, Jermaine Lawrence was a major topic of conversation Saturday afternoon at Baruch College. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012

Bay Terrace

Politicians, apartment owners renew call for property tax reform

As northeast Queens co-op and condo owners awaited the new round of assessments to be released by the city this week, elected officials rallied to their side in a bid to reform the property tax system. Comment

Officials protest MSG blackout to boro fans

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) is calling foul on Time Warner Cable and the Madison Square Garden Company for hitting an impasse that has resulted in a television blackout of a number of professional sports teams. Comments (4)

Two cars involved in Bayside accident

At least one person was taken to the hospital following a two-car crash at the intersection of 35th Avenue and Corporal Kennedy Street in Bayside Jan. 10, according to the relatives of one of the car’s drivers. Comment

Cardozo’s big star stuns with early exit

Jermaine Lawrence, one of the city’s top talents and a nationally ranked junior, has left Cardozo. Comments (2)


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