Tag: bayside-hills-civic-association

Spring Festival planned for Bayside’s transformed Dermody Triangle


Apr. 15, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan The Bayside Hills Civic Association is gearing up to bring back their Spring Festival at the recently renovated Captain Dermody Triangle in Bayside next month. Organizers of the May 4 event hope to evoke a circus feel with clowns, stilt walkers and face painting for kids. The local Girls…
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Eastern Queens says ‘no’ to ‘City of Yes’ plan to deliver more housing


Nov. 30, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan This week’s Bayside Hills Civic Association meeting centered around opposition to the City of Yes Zoning for Housing Opportunity —  a plan put forward by Mayor Eric Adams to address the city’s lack of affordable housing by curtailing zoning restrictions to allow for an influx of new units.  The meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28, inside the Colonial Church of Bayside, welcomed dozens of local residents to hear a presentation from a local zoning expert on what the proposal would mean for eastern Queens. Afterwards, the majority of attendees appeared to be collectively in opposition,…
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Bayside organizations to hold Veterans Day ceremony at Captain Dermody Triangle


Nov. 2, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Bayside Historical Society and Bayside Hills Civic Association are partnering to hold a Veterans Day ceremony at the Captain Dermody Triangle in Bayside on Nov. 11. In addition to these organizations, several community leaders and honored guests will be on hand. A wreath will be laid to honor…
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Queens leaders, residents gather for 9/11 memorial in Bayside Hills


Sep. 12, 2023 By Ethan Marshall and Paul Frangipane Queens community leaders and residents gathered at Memorial Garden in Bayside Hills for a memorial honoring those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Among those present for the memorial gathering were Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, Council Member Linda Lee and Bayside Hills Civic Association President Judge Jerry Iannece. Despite the rain coming down, dozens of residents gathered at the small square behind the Horace Harding Expressway. Attendees huddled together there, many of whom had umbrellas in hand. “Behind every number there was a name, there was a family,…
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‘Zombie house’ draws frustration of Bayside Hills community

Aug. 16, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Several Bayside Hills residents have been voicing their frustration with what they refer to as a “zombie house” on 212th Street. The house, located at 50-48 212th St., has remained unoccupied and uncared for since its owner passed away in 2021 and the doors remain locked up at the…
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