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Week in Review

Catch up on the top stories that took place in your community this week.

It was a good week for local news in northeast Queens.

State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, and community leaders blasted the Federal Aviation Administration for continuing a flight pattern out of LaGuardia Airport that has led to increased noise pollution.

The 111th Precinct visited Community Board 11’s monthly meeting to discuss a recent uptick in burglaries. And two Bayside residents won a combined $60,000 in the New York State Lottery.

Here is your Week in Review.

Monday

Jordan Goldes, press secretary for U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman, D-Bayside, announced that he would be the spokesman for U.S. Rep.-elect Grace Meng when she takes office next year.

Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “Killing Them Softly” and “Young and Wild.”

Tuesday

CB 11 voted at its monthly meeting in favor of variances for two auto service stations and an extension for an existing dental office. The board also heard from the 111th Precinct on a series of burglaries in northeast Queens.

Two Bayside residents won the Lottery’s Powerball and Cash! games, respectively.

Wednesday

Avella and Bayside residents said they were upset that a new flight pattern out of LaGuardia that has resulted in planes flying over the community every few minutes would continue. And check out our preview of the Bayside Hills Civic Association’s annual holiday festival, which includes Menorah and Christmas tree lightings.

Thursday

Avella announces that the city’s Department of Environmental Protection will offer water and sewer coverage to residents in the case of a service break.

Friday

Take a look at Patch’s rundown of Hanukkah recipes to try this holiday season.

Weekend

Check out Patch's list of where to find a Christmas tree in northeast Queens.

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