Week in Review

Catch up on the stories that took place in your community this week.

It was a quiet week in Douglaston. Many of the week’s stories involved local elected officials’ efforts in the community.

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman, D-Fresh Meadows, chided congressional Republicans over school tuition, while the Queens GOP celebrated Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.

And the Douglaston Civic Association announced that state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, would attend the group’s March 8 meeting to discuss hydrofracking and redistricting.

Here is your Week in Review:


Lancman in Congress over tuition reform. Reviews in included “This Means War,” “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” and the controversial Austrian film “Michael.”


Take a look at photos from the for its Small Works Exhibit and the Queens Village Republican Club’s .

Also, the former clubhouse manager for the Mets . And be sure to take a look at this list of the taking place this tax-filing season.


This week’s Douglaston’s Own pick was tennis champion . Then, take a look at what community residents and leaders said they are .


The 84th Academy Awards are on ABC this evening. Check out Douglaston Patch’s editor’s for the night’s winners.

The Douglaston Civic Association announced that Avella will speak at the group’s March 8 meeting on .


Councilman Dan Halloran, R-Whitestone, said he believes that a bill he proposed to change Douglaston's streets back to their historic names could come before the City Council next week.

Take a look at photos of homes that were recently purchased in northeast Queens in this week’s Sold! column.


In this week’s Parent Talk, our council of moms and dads discusses which books children should read prior to beginning kindergarten.


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