The Captain Dermody Triangle, which was named for outspoken abolitionist William C. Dermody, who was killed in the Civil War, is in need of repairs to its sidewalk, lawn and stone monument at the center of the triangle.
Despite months of rallying by local residents, politicians and Community Board 11 against a land variance request in Bayside Hills, the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) unanimously voted recently in favor of what many believe to be a precedent setting matter. Michael Feiner, Bayside Hills Civic Association president, has been uniting the opposition against […]
Paul Bonfilio, an architect, faced fierce opposition at a hearing with the city Board of Standards and Appeals Tuesday, June 14 for a variance that would allow him to build a house on a property in Bayside Hills. Thirty residents rallied before the hearing in front of the adjoining property on 50-20 216th Street to […]
QC biz forum breakfast New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will be the keynote speaker at a free business forum breakfast at Queens College (QC) on Friday, June 4, at 8 a.m. in the fourth floor ballroom of QC’s Student Union. DiNapoli will discuss the outlook of the state budget and New York’s business […]
On Tuesday, September 11, a host of elected officials joined local residents at the Memorial Garden on the mall in Bayside Hills for a sixth anniversary, twilight commemoration of the 9/11 attacks. Here, State Senator Frank Padavan presents the “Flag of Heroes” to Bayside Hills Civic Association President Michael Finer during the memorial service. The […]
Micheal Feiner, President of the Bayside Hills Civic Association is waging a one-man campaign to restore, repair and replace the street signs in the Bayside Hills area. According to Feiner, the signs in the Bayside Hills area are in extremely poor condition. “In some cases they are completely faded, turned in the wrong direction, bent, […]
If the Department of Education is still interested in buying the Jewish Center of Bayside Hills and adjacent homes in order to build an Early Childhood Center, someone might want to let those homeowners know. Last month, Rick Jones learned that the city wanted to buy his home at 48-10 212th Street to make way […]
AJune 18th letter from the citys School Construction Authority (SCA) to owners of homes adjacent to the Jewish Center of Bayside Hills indicated the Department of Education (DOE) has an interest in obtaining the soon-to-close synagogue and its surrounding property to build a new early childhood learning center. The news came at a Bayside Hills […]
The Queens Courier will be holding a debate on Aug. 5 for the candidates of the 23rd City Council District election at the North Shore Towers to increase public awareness of relevant issues and platforms.
Candidates seeking to fill the 23rd Council District seat that Mark Weprin previously held were face-to-face for the first time Tuesday in a debate hosted by the New American Voters Association (NAVA) at the Bellerose Jewish Center.