Bayside Times

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

Oakland Gardens

Students honored by Weprin in Oakland Gardens

The NYC Council Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation program at PS 46 in Oakland Gardens concluded their program with a visit from city Councilman Mark Weprin. Comment

Compete in the TriMathlon

On Sept. 29, The Bayside Mathnasium will hold its annual TriMathlon, a competition where children in Grades 3-6 compete in The Counting Game, Magic Squares Challenge and Mental Math Workout. Comment

Monday, Aug. 20, 2012


Avella lends his support for boat safety bill

After a summer of tragedy on the water, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) has teamed up with another state lawmaker to draft legislation to encourage safer boating. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012


Israel opens campaign office off Bell Boulevard in Bayside

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge) announced last week that his campaign had opened an office in Bayside to serve as the base for his Queens volunteers making calls to and canvassing new constituents in the area. The new office was opened at 213-33 39th Ave., Suite 236. Comment

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012


FBI accuses Baysider of threatening bank

A Bayside man has denied accusations that he threatened to kill or injure employees of a bank in Pennsylvania, authorities said. Comments (1)

Braunstein wants tougher penalties on bath salt sales

Lawmakers moved to toughen penalties on the use and sale of synthetic drugs throughout the state last week, introducing new legislation and regulations. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012


Avella blows whistle on free US Open tkts

For more than 30 years, state and city officials have enjoyed free tickets to the US Open courtesy of the U.S. Tennis Association, but after one northeast Queens lawmaker called foul on the practice, the state Legislature’s Ethics Commission ordered the sports group to revoke the invitations from state officials. Comments (1)

Cop charged with helping dealer

A Brooklyn federal grand jury indicted a 111th Precinct officer from Bayside after he was accused of supplying inside information to a drug dealer from Jamaica. Comments (1)

Mystery remains in death of Elmont woman found near Ft. Totten

BAYSIDE — The cause of death for the woman found floating in Little Bay was still pending investigation roughly one week after her body was discovered, the medical examiner’s office said. Comment

Lawrence preps for final year after strong summer

It was a different type of summer for Jermaine Lawrence. Comment


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