Between the election, the cleanup from one storm and the arrival of another, it was a busy week in northeast Queens.
President Barack Obama won a second term in office, while state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, state Assembly candidate Nily Rozic and state Assemblywoman Grace Meng, D-Flushing, also won their bids.
At Community Board 11’s monthly meeting, northeast Queens residents had a lot to say about the city’s reaction to Hurricane Sandy.
Here is your Week in Review.
Blogger Laura Madsen provided some more photos of Sandy’s destructive path. Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “Flight” and “The Man with the Iron Fists.”
CB 11 discussed the city’s response to Sandy as well as voted unanimously against a variance for a controversial property being developed in Bayside by Tommy Huang.
Also, check out our interviews with Bayside residents on Election Day.
Obama wins a second term. And check out our election wrap-up: Avella and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, get another term, Rozic wins her Assembly race, Meng wins her congressional bid and Joseph Addabbo defeats Eric Ulrich.
State Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Little Neck, introduces a bill that would force gas stations to have back up generators.
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner makes a return to Twitter and Rep. Bob Turner, R-Forest Hills, said he is done with politics.
This week’s Meet the Owner profile is Lou Dammassa of Bayside’s VIPizza.
The IRS is offering a tax credit for businesses that hire veterans before the end of the year.