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Bayside Little League makes semifinal
Bayside Little League makes semifinal
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 7/24/2013 at 10:31AM

BENJAMIN FANG The Bayside Little League junior team, ages 13-14, which dedicated its season to Newtown victims advanced to the semifinal round of the New York Section 5 tournament, but lost to eventual champion Franklin Square Little League on July 18. Bayside, the District 26 champion, won its first two games before losing two. The [...]

Sunnyside fundraiser to raise money for family of Sandy Hook victim
Sunnyside fundraiser to raise money for family of Sandy Hook victim
Top Stories Alexa Altman 2/05/2013 at 10:28AM

Two months after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the heart of a neighborhood remains with the family of a little boy who perished in the gunfire. A Sunnyside group is planning a fundraiser for the bereaved family of six-year-old Benjamin Wheeler, who spent his earliest days in Sunnyside, romping through nearby parks and [...]