Week In Review

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It was a rainy week in Douglaston, but also a busy one. 

During the past seven days, we posted stories on everything from city schools and local artists to a neighborhood crime story and a piece on the city's new Taxi and Limousine commissioner, who happens to be from Little Neck.

Here's your Week In Review:

A Little Neck teenager was scheduled to return to court on April 13 after being arrested in the fatal shooting of a Douglaston man.

Nora Marino, who previously challenged former state Sen. Frank Padavan for his seat, became the city's new Taxi and Limousine commissioner. Community Board 11 hosts its annual monthly meeting, but discussion of a proposed green market for Douglaston is pushed back to May.

State and federal authorities investigate a potential terror threat to New York school buses. Northeast Queens leaders respond to plans to cut after school programs across the five boroughs. 

This week's Patch Picks includes popular Passover recipes. Cathie Black steps down as the city's schools chancellor and is replaced by Dennis Walcott.

The National Art League plans its annual raffle and art exhibition, during which attendees can pay $3 for pieces of art valued in the hundreds of dollars. 

This week, our parent council answered questions on how to keep your baby from crying all night and allow everyone to get some sleep, while state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, made an announcement about scholarships and Councilman Mark Weprin, D-Oakland Gardens, announced an upcoming City Council hearing on real property tax assessments.  


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