Bayside Times

Monday, Oct. 8, 2012

Bayside

Boro Holocaust survivor keeps memories alive

Ethel Katz has already told her story of survival more times than she could ever remember, but her eyes still filled with tears when she was asked once again to share her memories of living through the Holocaust. Comments (2).
Letters

Halloran needs to face facts

We know better. At the Sept. 18 Auburndale Civic Association meeting, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) sang the inaccurate chorus some candidates keep reprising. Comments (1).

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012

Bayside

St. Mary’s children get new care center

It was a celebration of accomplishments for the hundreds of onlookers getting their first glimpse at the new patient pavilion at St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children in Bayside — but for the 97 guests of honor, it was a first look at their new home. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012

Bayside

Friends turn shared tragedy into chance to tackle cancer

The scene could have been just a typical Sunday in late September — family and friends gathered at an Irish bar, watching football surrounded by copious amounts of food and drink. Comment.
Letters

Publicize poll site changes

Four years ago, in the U.S. presidential election, voter turnout was higher than usual across most of the country. This year, Americans are once again gearing up to go to the polls Nov. 6 to choose our president. Here in New York City, we must do our part to ensure that the election runs as smoothly as possible for every voter. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Bayside Hills

Bayside’s Joe Lupo remembered fondly

Michael Feiner, president of the Bayside Hills Civic Association, said he has never seen more people line up to say goodbye to a loved one than he had for Joe Lupo, of Flushing, who died suddenly last month of heart complications. Comment.
Political Action

Voter apathy cost Iannece victory in Assembly primary

The 25th state Assembly District, in northeast Queens, which includes East Flushing and Whitestone, was expected to have a fairly quiet Democratic Party primary this year, with community leader Jerry Iannece being successful. Such was not the case. Comments (16).
Letters

GOP should dump the Tea Party

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, at a recent Values Voter Summit, made clear his values. He proudly said the conservative movement will never have the elite, smart people on its side, nor colleges and universities because the church and families are all that are necessary. Comments (4).

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

Bayside

Bayside Hills Civic prez tackles ‘apathy’

Community Board 11 gathered in Bayside Monday night, as it does almost every month, with Chairman Jerry Iannece at the helm. Comment.

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