Week in Review

Catch up on the top stories in your community.

This week, Patch primarily posted roundups for 2013, but also a guide to upcoming recycling events and information on Community Board 11’s first meeting of the new year.

Top stories for the week included an update on permit approvals for the former Leviton and Scobee Diner sites and a car crash that claimed the life of a Long Island man near Little Neck Parkway on the LIE.

Here is your Week in Review.


Check out this roster of January programs at the Douglaston Little Neck Library. And here’s Bayside Douglaston Patch’s editor’s picks for the best movies of 2013.


Here’s a list of upcoming recycling and composting events taking place in northeast Queens during the first few months of 2014.


CB 11 will hold its first meeting of the year on Jan. 6, so take a look at this roundup of what the board will be discussing.

Crime was up four percent in December and one percent for 2013.


This week's GoFundMe post was for an Oakland Gardens family raising money as they take part in missionary work overseas.


Paul Vallone picks a Bell Boulevard locale for his City Council office. This week’s Queens Eats recipe is corn beef and cabbage.

A Long Island man was killed during a car crash on the Long Island Expressway near Little Neck Parkway. And take a look at Patch's update on construction taking place at the former Leviton and Scobee Diner sites in Little Neck.


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