Bayside Times

Friday, May 2, 2008

Bayside Times

$4 gas at Exxon in Bayside spurs pols to push biodiesel

Two Queens City Councilmen stood at a Bayside gas station on Earth Day to promote a bill that would require city homeowners to have 20 percent of their home heating fuel come from biodiesel within the next five years. Comment.
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Flushing center aids parents of disabled

The Shield Institute in Flushing is offering something parents of developmentally disabled children often think of as inconceivable: a path to a secure future. Comment.
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Doug teen makes ‘em laugh: Andrew Vatier, 13, strikes stand-up gold with kids’ comedy tropue

For most adults, the idea of telling a joke in a darkened room full of strangers would be daunting, but it comes naturally for Andrew Vatier, a 13-year-old Douglaston resident who hones his stand-up comedy chops twice a month in workshops and performances for Kids 'n Comedy. Comment.
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Crime drops 10% in 111th Pct.

The 111th Precinct experienced drops in burglary, grand larceny and auto theft during the first quarter of 2008, but saw an increase in robberies and felony assaults, according to Police Department statistics. Comment.
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Cardozo finalists in eco competition

A group of five students from Cardozo High School showed off their knowledge of all things "green" at the citywide Envirothon environmental competition earlier this month. Comment.
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Brunnhilde S. Costanza, 83

Little Neck resident, teacher and artist Brunnhilde S. Costanza died April 10 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. She was 83. Comment.
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Bayside students go green

While most students in Bayside were enjoying their spring breaks last week by sleeping in, a group of MS 158 students braved cloudy skies and early morning hours Monday to show their support for Earth Day and a living "green." Comment.
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Ackerman unveils green bills

It was a showing of unity as government officials, local businesses, police and environmental advocates met under sunny skies in an Oakland Gardens park on Earth Day to voice their support for sustainable living. Comment.

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