Bayside Times

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Letters

Supreme Court needs term limits

On March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court started listening to arguments relative to the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, passed by Congress. Let us hope our lifetime-appointed judges will offer their unbiased consideration with their ruling in June. Comment.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Letters

Overturn Citizens United to protect elections

Your Feb. 23-29 paper contained the letter “Fight to keep big money out of political campaigns.” It expresses the feeling of the vast majority of Americans. Comment.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Bay Terrace

Baysiders join Anglers for Little Bay cleanup

Rosie Moyano reached down into a crevice in the jetty sticking out into Little Bay Sunday and pulled out a plastic flower. The day’s raw, rainy weather had not dampened her sense of humor. Comment.
Editorial

Killer Taxes

Two taxes that have been slamming the average New Yorker need to be reined in. Both taxes make consumers pay a heavy, unreasonable price for what have become routine activities in modern life. Comment.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Bayside

QCC creates insurance policy for survivors’ stories

It was just another day to some of the students passing through Queensborough Community College last Thursday. Comment.
Letters

Fracking raises too many questions on safety

There has been much discussion about the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, when drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale areas in New York state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will have the final say as to whether to allow this controversial technology to be used. Please contact him with your thoughts about this issue. Comment.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Bayside

Better late than never: Hwang punctual for title win

Danny Scarola felt his volleyball team had gotten cocky, resulting in a league loss last week to rival Francis Lewis. Then last Thursday, the Cardozo coach told his players to come to practice at 3:30 p.m. sharp — no excuses. Comment.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Bayside

Bayside rallies to save Beacon

One sign read, “We need a place to meet. Don’t put us in the street.” Not far away in a crowd of middle-school students, parents and school officials, another sign read, “Don’t kick us when we’re down.” Comment.
Bayside

BID hires new executive director

It has been months since some Bell Boulevard business owners said they could remember seeing tangible benefits from their tax dollars at work, courtesy of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District. Comments (4).
Bay Terrace

Ben’s Deli boss shares memories of his early days

Growing up in Queens inspired one man to don deli whites with blue-collar roots. Comment.
Bayside

Mixing wine and murder at Fort Totten castle

Bayside will be serving up some wine with a side of murder. Comment.
Bayside

10-year-old patient to lead St. Mary’s walk at Ft. Totten

St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children has chosen one of its own to serve as the first grand marshal of the group’s eighth annual Walk for St. Mary’s Kids next month. Comment.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Bayside

Dozo lacrosse fights cancer

The Cardozo boys’ lacrosse team got a reminder of exactly what it was working for. Former Judges defender Steven Budhan, who beat Hodgkin’s lymphoma just two years ago, spoke to the team a little more than two weeks prior to the team’s Coaches vs. Cancer game in his honor. Comment.

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