Bayside Times

Monday, April 2, 2012

Bayside

City’s restaurant grades bad for biz: Uncle Jack’s

After more than a year of striving for an A grade, one Bayside restaurant owner is giving bad marks to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s efforts to regulate health standards in eateries. Comment.
Bayside

Judges: The team to beat

Ron Gorecki started talking about his team and couldn’t stop, raving about one impact player after another, all his pitchers, the deep lineup, even a few reserves. Comment.
Letters

Bring back Glass-Steagall Act

Where is the Glass-Steagall Act when we need it? In 1933, U.S. Sens. Carter Glass (D-Vt.) and Henry Steagall (D-Ala.) introduced the legislation which bears their name. Due largely to unregulated bank market speculation, we suffered the Great Crash of 1929. Comment.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Bayside

Catholics slam Ackerman on birth control mandate

A group of religious residents from churches across Queens picketed outside the office of U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) Friday afternoon to protest a controversial federal health care mandate that would require all employers to cover birth control as part of any insurance plan. Comment.
Bayside

Bayside diner’s boxing event benefits St. Mary’s kids

The Terrace Diner of Bayside hosted a boxing-themed charity event last week in conjunction with Winner Take All Productions to benefit St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children. Comment.
Editorial

Leader Calls it Quits

Two weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman caught Queens by surprise when he announced that he would not seek re-election. Comment.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Oakland Gardens

Man critical after car accident in Oakland Gdns

OAKLAND GARDENS — A 56-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was hit by a car in Oakland Gardens Monday night, police said. Comment.
Bay Terrace

Worker falls from Throgs Neck Bridge

A 35-year-old subcontractor working on the Throgs Neck Bridge Friday fell off a platform below the roadway and into the water, authorities said. Comment.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Dishing with Dee

Northeast GOP Club holds mock presidential panel

Another anything-but-dull week. Last week, the Northeast Queens Republican Club held its March monthly meeting at its new place, the Clearview Golf Club House in Bayside. That is a great location for any group needing a meeting place and is convenient as well. Comment.

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