It was a busy week for news in northeast Queens.
A long-time community activist was voted in as an executive member of Community Board 7 and P.S. 46 held a celebration for being named a Blue Ribbon school.
And Patch posted a story on an eatery that recently closed on Bell Boulevard.
Here is your Week in Review.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Flushing, is calling for the city to close schools for Lunar New Year. La Botega, a Bell Boulevard restaurant, closed its doors and the executive director of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District said he did not expect it to reopen.
And check out Patch’s rundown of upcoming performances at Queensborough Community College’s performing arts center.
Warren Schreiber, president of the Bay Terrace Community Alliance, was named an executive member of CB 7 during the group’s recent meeting.
The state Assembly passed a bill sponsored by Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Fresh Meadows, that would prohibit workplace discrimination against religious garb or facial grooming.
Councilman Paul Vallone, D-Bayside, said he planned to continue the participatory budgeting process in his district.
P.S. 46 students and faculty celebrated having recently been named as a Blue Ribbon school. Take a look at this review for Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which opened in Kew Gardens this weekend.
And this week’s Queens Eats recipe is gourmet grilled cheese.