Bayside Times

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012


Families flock to Fort Totten for Halloween

Fort Totten hosted an annual Halloween Festival Saturday, featuring spooky family fun, hay rides, a pumpkin patch and treats. The event was sponsored by Friends of Fort Totten Parks and Councilman Dan Halloran. Comment

Monday, Oct. 29, 2012


Huang project goes to vote

Community Board 11 will vote during its November meeting on whether or not a controversial developer can finish four homes currently being constructed in Bayside, the board said. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012


Lawmakers can clean up Albany in three ways

Soon voters in New York state will again head to the polls to vote in the upcoming general election. While I am not a candidate for office this year, the season brings me back to 2010, when I was a candidate for the state Assembly. It also reminds me of how dysfunctional our state government still is and how hard it will be to fix it. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012


Photo spotlight: Squirrel gets Halloween treet

A squirrel snacks on a pumpkin, which was part of a display on Estates Lane in Bayside. Comments (1)

Stay out of business that doesn’t concern you

Keep your head in the sand, Benjamin Haber (“Stop complaining about aircraft noise,” Sept. 27-Oct. 3). While the Federal Aviation Administration flies overhead to challenge the quality of life for Bayside and Whitestone residents, you do not even live in the area and tell us not to complain. Comment

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012


Bayside native launches satirical news start-up website

While readers of the satirical news source The Onion may be tearing up with laughter, one Bayside native said he wanted to take that reading experience one step further. Comment

The Immigration Question

A family that until recently lived in College Point watched with special interest when the question of immigration came up in the second debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Comments (3)

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Oakland Gardens

Weprin posts best attendance

Fourteen lawmakers represent the borough of Queens in the City Council, but only one posted a perfect attendance record over the last two years, according to statistics. Comments (1)

Diary: Bayside soccer star treasures what it means to be part of a team

So far my senior year has been amazing. Thanks to my parents, coaches, teammates and friends, this year couldn’t be getting any better. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012


Boro pilots die in LI plane crash

A friend of two Queens men who perished Saturday after their small plane crashed in a Long Island inlet said they died following their passion. Comments (4)
Oakland Gardens

Oak Gdns man on no-fly list now back home

A 26-year-old Oakland Gardens man finally returned home Monday night after being stranded in Europe for 22 days by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which said he was on their no-fly list. Comment

Monday, Oct. 22, 2012


Two Queens men killed in Long Island plane crash

A man from Bayside and a pilot from Fresh Meadows died over the weekend when their small plane crashed into a Long Island inlet, the Suffolk County Police Department said. Comment


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