Bayside Times

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012


Nation must invest in education

It would seem that all Americans would want our youth to be as highly educated as possible. The United States has fallen to “average” in international rankings, as released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, as well as other knowledge evaluating studies, having fallen to “average” with typical scores of 500 on a scale of 1,000: 487 in math, 500 in reading and 502 in science. Comment

Monday, Sept. 3, 2012

Oakland Gardens

Woman, 66, missing and sought by police

OAKLAND GARDENS — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman last seen in Oakland Gardens. Comment

Queens residents respect diversity

On Aug. 10, I was proud to be an eastern Queens resident when I participated in a candlelight vigil, organized by local civic leaders, to honor the memory of the victims of the shooting at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin earlier this month. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012


Iannece, Rozic knock on doors in Senate contest

With less than a month to go until the Sept. 13 primary, two Democratic candidates vying for a chance at the state Assembly seat in northeast Queens upped their efforts by taking to the streets in full force. Comments (18)
Oakland Gardens

Weprin urges city to use electric taxis

When it comes to environmental legislation, two City Council members have plugged into a bill they said has the potential to save the planet from harmful gas emissions. Comment
Bay Terrace

Rep. Israel visits Queens to launch campaign

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge), the five-term congressman from Long Island, hosted a breakfast at Fort Totten Saturday morning to kick off his 2012 re-election campaign now that his new district encompasses part of northeast Queens. Comment

Sanitation must change garbage can pickup policy

I received your Aug. 9 response regarding my correspondence on behalf of Ms. Palma Pollizzi. Comment

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012


Bayside business has established roots at US Open

The US Open is televised throughout the country and showcases the world’s best tennis players, but there are still some aspects of the Flushing tournament that remain local. Comment

Cars blocking Bayside sidewalks

Longtime Bayside resident and community activist Mandingo Tshaka frequents the streets and sidewalks of his hometown on a regular basis, often exchanging words with passersby well aware of his local status and history. Comments (1)

ASPCA should have 24-hour rescue hotline for animals in need

About a month ago, a baby swan was attacked by an off-the-leash dog by the Bayside Marina. The incident took place 20 minutes prior to my arrival. By the time I got to the scene, at least 30 people were attempting to call the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for help. Comments (7)

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012


Electeds scold FAA on noise

While they said constituent complaints were not doing the trick to silence the booming planes zipping over their homes, Bayside elected officials took to the streets Friday to make some noise of their own. Comments (1)

Homeless man dies on bench in Bayside

Known as Broadway Bill to Bayside residents, a homeless man died Friday on the same bench where he spent many days and nights. Comments (2)

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012


Homeless man dies outside Bayside LIRR station

A homeless man who neighbors said was a fixture around Bayside was found dead on a bench outside the Bayside railroad train station on 41st Avenue early Friday. Comments (2)

Bayside leaders rally against airliner noise

With planes flying overhead, elected officials and community leaders gathered in Bayside Friday morning to lower the volume on airline noise passing over the area. Comments (6)


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