It was a busy week for news in Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck.
P.S. 203 was honored with the prestigious Blue Ribbon award and state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, announced that he planned to run for Queens borough president next year.
And two of northeast Queens’s high schools received an ‘A,’ while another was given a ‘B’ in Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott’s annual report card.
Take a look at Walter Mugdan’s latest Conservation Conversation, which focused on nitrogen dumping.
Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “Life of Pi,” “Rust and Bone,” “Hitchcock” and “Red Dawn.”
Avella announces his bid for borough president and also joins co-op and condo owners from northeast Queens to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to call a special session for the Legislature to pass an expired tax abatement.
Walcott’s annual report card gives Bayside High School and Francis Lewis High School an ‘A’ and Cardozo a ‘B.’
President Barack Obama signs into law a plan to create a natural gas pipeline that would run through sections of Queens and Brooklyn that were affected by Hurricane Sandy.
P.S. 203 celebrated being named a Blue Ribbon school.
This week’s Meet the Owner profile is Douglaston’s Giftalicious.
Crime rose 17.5 percent in the 111th Precinct during November.