Week in Review

Catch up on the top stories in your community.

It was a busy week for news in northeast Queens.

A Baruch College student from Oakland Gardens died while taking part in a fraternity ritual and the federal government moved to seize properties from a Little Neck family that was arrested on counterfeiting charges earlier this year.

And a Bay Terrace civic group blasted the New York Post for a column it wrote on “The Wolf of Wall Street” in which it described the community in an unflattering manner.

Here is your Week in Review.


The stop-work order was lifted at a future GNC store site on Bell Boulevard.


The Bay Terrace Community Alliance was infuriated by a New York Post piece on Martin Scorsese’s upcoming “The Wolf of Wall Street” during which a columnist described the community as “soulless” and called it a “ghost town.”


Find out where holiday food and toy drives are being held throughout the borough.


The federal government has moved to seize six properties from a Little Neck family that allegedly operated a massive counterfeit accessories ring.

And a Baruch College student from Oakland Gardens died during a fraternity initiation ritual in the Poconos.


Congress members representing northeast Queens have introduced a bill aimed at fighting airplane noise from local airports.

This week’s Queens Eats recipe is Manhattan clam chowder. And a thief stole more than $600 from All Saints Episcopal Church during the house of worship's annual holiday bazaar.


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