It was a busy week for news in northeast Queens.
The Bay Terrace Community Alliance held a candidates forum that drew contenders for City Council, mayor, comptroller and public advocate.
Verizon store on Bell Boulevard announced that it would close at the end of
August and a Douglaston civic helped to upgrade a previously run-down trail
leading to Little Neck Bay.
Here is your Week in Review.
Verizon Wireless’ chain store on Bell Boulevard is going out of business.
State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, and four of the Democratic candidates running for Councilman Dan Halloran’s seat blasted a campaign flyer that was distributed throughout the district.
Take a look at Patch’s coverage of the Bay Terrace Community Alliance’s candidates forum, which was attended by all of the candidates for Halloran’s seat, city Comptroller John Liu, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner and numerous other candidates.
A Bayside learning and social development center announced an upcoming forum to help parents of students with the high school and college application process.
Take a look at this list of upcoming events in northeast Queens, including the Little Neck Bay Festival.
This week’s Queens Eats recipe is salmon with balsamic onions. A Douglaston civic group helped to revitalize a trail previously covered by weeds and trash and turn it into a scenic route to Little Neck Bay.