It was a busy week for news in northeast Queens.
An Oakland Gardens man was arrested following an explosion allegedly caused by tobacco treating, while another from Bayside was sentenced in an identity theft scheme.
Elected officials representing Bayside and Douglaston called on the Federal Aviation Administration to not go forward with a rule regarding flight patterns.
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Bayside leaders complained about the city not picking up trash along Bell Boulevard. And a Long Island woman was arrested after allegedly driving drunk, crashing into a tractor trailer and killing a woman from Bayside.
U.S. Reps. Grace Meng, D-Flushing, and Steve Israel, D-Great Neck, held a press conference calling on the FAA to exempt LaGuardia and Kennedy Airports from a new rule that would allow the agency to initiate flight patterns without conducting environmental reviews. And check out this video from the press conference.
An Oakland Gardens man was arrested after he allegedly took part in tobacco treating in Long Island, leading to an explosion and fire at a residential home.
And a Bayside man was sentenced to prison for his alleged role in an identity theft scheme.
Pat Boone will perform at Queensborough Community College’s performing arts center later this month.