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.”
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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.