Bayside Times

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Bayside

Bayside nursing agency keeps city healthy

They’ve become known to their clients as “the Bayside company,” and at the beginning of their 20th year, nursing agency Specialty Professional Services founder Marianne Hedberg Allyn said they’re still kicking. Comment.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Bayside

Weprin gets city to grill food carts

City Councilman Mark Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens) has zoned in on what he called a recent phenomenon, urging the Council’s Consumer Affairs Committee to see what’s cooking on the streets of eastern Queens. Comment.
Bayside

New Yorkers don’t trust teacher grading: Poll

City teachers might be as anxious as their students to make the grade now that public school teacher evaluations are public , but one retired Bayside teacher said making the report cards available online was an unfair and unnecessary measure. Comment.
Letters

United States has surplus of oil at disposal

Those with the “drill, baby, drill” mentality are either ignorant to the fact that we do not need more oil or are being manipulated and used as shills by the big oil conglomerates in order to increase their unprecedented profits. Comment.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Bayside

Mock GOP debate entertains and informs students

There may have been actors, but there wasn’t any script. Students posing as GOP hopefuls for the Republican presidential nomination exhibited their skills last Thursday when the Queensborough Community College mock trial team faced off on the issues. Comment.
Bayside

Bayside Bulldogs open baseball season strong

The Bayside Bulldogs 13U team started their season Sunday in convincing fashion with a double-header sweep of the Long Island Rebels in National Junior Baseball League play. Comment.
Editorial

Yelling the Loudest

At a protest outside the office of U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman, demonstrators said they were angry about the congressman’s support for the federal mandate that all insurance plans cover the cost of birth control. Comment.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Bayside

Save our Beacon: CB 11

A guest appearance by City Comptroller John Liu and a community powwow in support of Bayside’s Beacon program led the discussions at Monday night’s Community Board 11 meeting. Comment.
Bayside

Queens water rates rising

It could have been worse, according to the city Department of Environmental Protection. Comment.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Bayside

TimesLedger wins awards

TimesLedger Newspapers took home honors from the New York Press Association last weekend with a total of 13 journalism awards, which recognized one reporter as the Rookie of the Year in the state and cited an ambitious yearlong project on unsolved murders in southeast Queens. Comment.
Bay Terrace

Worker falls from Throgs Neck Bridge

John Massas, a 35-year-old painting subcontractor, still had not been found Tuesday night after falling from the Throgs Neck Bridge into the Long Island Sound Friday. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Race for Ackerman seat brings out four contenders so far

This is the week that was and what a week it was indeed. On Monday, Dan Halloran announced his candidacy for Gary Ackerman’s congressional seat in Flushing’s Bowne Park. Comment.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Bayside

Iannece announces Assembly run for Lancman’s seat

Community Board 11 Chairman Jerry Iannece announced Tuesday he was setting up an exploratory committee to run for the state Assembly seat currently held by Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows), who already has launched his own campaign for Congress. Comment.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Bayside

Iannece announces Assembly run for Lancman’s seat

Community Board 11 Chairman Jerry Iannece announced Tuesday he was setting up an exploratory committee to run for the Assembly seat currently held by Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows), who already has launching his own campaign for Congress. Comment.

Friday, March 30, 2012

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.

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