Bayside Times

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012


St. Mary’s brings healing power of the arts to children

Sophia, 5, sat perched up in a chair while Bronx sculptor John Ahearn covered her legs in bandages. Surrounded by already sculpted hands portraits from other children, she could hardly sit still as she anxiously waited for her plaster-cast portrait to be finished. Comment

Bayside Little League wins title

The Bayside Little League Boys of Summer team won the Rosenbluth Championship last week, closing out a strong summer on a high note. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012


Families celebrate Labor Day at Fort Totten archery event

Labor Day weekend revelers braved the beating sun at Fort Totten Saturday to try their hand at a sport that has been enjoying greater prominence lately, thanks in part to a few recent hit movies: archery. Comment

Put soccer stadium at Willets Pt.

Concerning Willets Point, wouldn’t it be easier on everyone if the city put an international soccer stadium there? Comment

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012


The Sanitation Hammer

Law-abiding Queens residents are getting slammed by the city Sanitation Department for the harmless offense of putting their trash bins on the curb too early in the day before the scheduled pickup. Comments (1)

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012


Senator calls for term limits amid Huntley scandal

Following two high-profile ethics cases in Albany, a northeast Queens lawmaker has renewed his push for tougher laws and term limits. Comment

Nonprofits need funds from lottery

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) has introduced Senate Bills S.7276 and S.7335, which will create a new lottery scratch-off game, whose proceeds would be dedicated to a new community grant fund. According to the senator, this fund will benefit community groups administering educational, recreational, cultural, senior or veterans programs and those groups providing volunteer ambulance services in our state. Comment


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