Bayside Times

Monday, April 29, 2013


Scholarship embodies spirit of late Bayside 6-year-old

In the years since her 6-year-old daughter’s untimely death, Bayside mother Effie Nicolopoulos said she found solace in keeping the memory alive by giving back to the community. Comment

NRA, foreign nations similar

On April 2, the U.N. General Assembly, to a resounding cheer, overwhelmingly approved — 154 in favor, three against and 23 abstaining — the first international treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade. The obvious goal: keeping deadly weapons out of the hands of perpetrators who would wreak havoc upon their victims. Comments (2)

Sunday, April 28, 2013


MS 74 girls’ B-ball team wins another title

It was a great season for the Queens District 26 Middle School Basketball League, which consists of six middle schools in the area: MS 67, 72, 74, 158, 216 and 266. The competition was fun and exciting throughout the year. Comments (6)

Saturday, April 27, 2013


Bayside cops hunt for couple in credit card scam

BAYSIDE — Police released surveillance footage of two suspects they said were wanted for allegedly using a stolen credit card on two separate occasions across two precincts. Comment

Good riddance to gun makers

Three cheers for Connecticut! Colt, the firearm manufacturer of the AR-15, is packing up its wares. It is leaving the Constitution State and Gov. Dannel Malloy for the Lone Star State and Gov. Rick Perry. Comments (5)

Friday, April 26, 2013


Participatory budgeting shines in eastern Queens

Over the past eight months, the residents of eastern Queens embarked on a new and unusual way to decide how $1 million of government funds would get spent. The results exceeded my expectations and once again proved the value of public participation in government. Comment

Thursday, April 25, 2013


Queens GOP gets new brass

The Queens man installed as a city Board of Elections commissioner during a political coup in January recently spoke to a Republican club about his tenuous relationship with party leadership and cleaning house at the board. Comments (2)

Bayside BID to display high school students’ artwork

The Bayside Business Improvement District will host its fourth annual arts and crafts festival Saturday. The fair will showcase the work of 30 Queens artists and for the first time several students from Bayside High School’s arts program. Comment

Voters say term limits cut graft: Poll

New York voters have had enough with dishonest elected officials and believe term limits could help curb corruption in politics, a Siena College poll found. Comment

Cardozo softball bounces back to beat Frank Sinatra Legends

The Benjamin Cardozo girls’ softball team remembers how they felt losing its first game of the season to Bryant and surrendering sole possession of first place in the PSAL Queens A-I Division. They didn’t want that to linger and bounced back quickly. Comments (1)


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