Community Board 11

Bayside BID envisions innovative parking garage for municipal lot expansion
Bayside BID envisions innovative parking garage for municipal lot expansion
Business Liam La Guerre 7/15/2014 at 5:41PM

Officials from the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID), which plans to conduct a feasibility study to expand the Bayside municipal lot on 41st Avenue, are hoping to erect a forward-thinking innovative garage that people want to park in and be in, they explained in an annual meeting on Monday.

Bayside police cadet who died on 9/11 honored with street co-naming
Bayside police cadet who died on 9/11 honored with street co-naming
Northeast Liam La Guerre 4/29/2014 at 1:32PM

Salman Hamdani lost his life trying to help people on 9/11 and for his sacrifice, Community Board 11 and Councilman Paul Vallone honored him by co-naming 204th Street in Bayside, where he grew up, as “Salman Hamdani Way.” But his mother, Talat, believes it’s just the first step toward getting the recognition he deserves after the injustice he received.

111th Precinct bids adieu to beloved community affairs officer
111th Precinct bids adieu to beloved community affairs officer
News Melissa Chan 12/09/2013 at 3:08PM

For 10 years, Community Affairs Officer Gary Poggiali has watched 120 officers accept their “Cops of the Month” awards from the back of the room. Now he has plenty of plaques to call his own. Community leaders gave a final salute to the retiring, beloved cop with an armful of plaques and an earful of [...]

Bayside activist may retire from community board
Northeast Melissa Chan 12/05/2013 at 9:32AM

Bayside activist Frank Skala may retire from Community Board 11 this year due to old age, the board said. “He’s saying he just can’t continue. He’s been having to leave early. He’s slowed down a lot. I can understand why he’s doing this,” said Susan Seinfeld, the board’s district manager. The ever-opinionated Skala, 76, has [...]

Community Board 11 OKs Douglaston car dealership expansion
Northeast Melissa Chan 11/07/2013 at 12:04PM

Community Board 11 granted the East Hills Chevrolet in Douglaston permission to build a parking deck and expand its showcase to display six more new cars. The car dealership at 240-02 Northern Boulevard, originally constructed in 1954, needed to grow in order to be “competitive in the market” and “meet new standards of Chevrolet,” according [...]