Bayside High School students were evacuated over steam pipe burst
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More than 3,000 students and faculty at Bayside High School were forced outside in the middle of classes Tuesday morning after the fire alarm was accidentally set off. The Fire Department reportedly arrived within minutes after the alarm sounded, said Principal Mike Athy. All the students and faculty evacuated the building, walking across the street […]

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Bayside High receives $1M for auditorium and field house restoration
Senator Tony Avella  presents a check to Principal Michael Athy and Bayside High School students.

Some big bucks are being put toward improvements at Bayside High School. As a part of the school’s 80th anniversary this month, state Senator Tony Avella visited Bayside High School on Friday morning to present Principal Michael Athy with a $1 million check earmarked for the restoration of the high school’s aging auditorium and athletic field house. […]

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SING musical program expands to five Queens high schools

BY BROOKE SMITH Students from five local schools will be able to take the stage and perform, all thanks to the help of a pop singer. The SING musical program — which allows city students to write, cast, rehearse and perform in an entirely new musical — will be expanding to five Queens high schools […]

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Scholars program, Jamaica arts launch Giving Tuesday campaigns

BY SUZANNE MONTEVERDI For this year’s Giving Tuesday, AT&T has partnered with the YMCA of Greater New York City’s Y Scholars Program to help students achieve their dreams. Giving Tuesday is a holiday created by 92nd Street Y, a New York City community center that enriches the lives of families through the arts. Taking place […]

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Star of Queens: Michael Feiner, president, Bayside Hills Civic Association
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BY BROOKE SMITH Personal Background: Michael Feiner was born in the Bronx. He is a father to Andra Dalla, 39, an advertising attorney for L’Oréal, and Jess Feiner, 33, employee of United Parcel Service. He is married to Eileen Feiner, a retired third-grade teacher and sole proprietor of Feiner Finds, an interior decorating business. Professional Background: Michael […]

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