It was a busy week for local news in northeast Queens.
Staples announced that it planned to close its Little Neck store. A Bayside man was arrested in a carjacking incident, while a Great Neck man was busted in a DWI that claimed the life of a man on the Little Neck Parkway.
Several of this week’s top stories focused on gun control and, of course, the holidays.
Here is your Week in Review.
A Bayside man was arrested in a carjacking incident. Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and “Lay the Favorite.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls for stricter gun control laws in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut shooting. And Staples announces that it will soon close its Little Neck chain store.
Cast your vote in Patch’s poll on gun control. And read about a Great Neck man who was arrested after he allegedly drove drunk and fatally struck a man on Little Neck Parkway.
State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, wrote to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and called for the city’s tree pruning and removal processes to be improved. And take a look at Patch's list of the best Christmas movies.
Who do you believe should be the Person of the Year for Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck? Patch wants to know.
Check out these La Viglia recipes for shrimp empanadas and white lasagna.