Week In Review

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

It was a busy week in the community.

The Douglaston Chamber of Commerce held a party in honor of Diego von Schmeling, the owner of the recently closed Douglaston Market, and his staff.

The neighborhood's Local Development Corporation discussed plans for the revitalization of Douglaston Village and announced that public meetings would be held on the matter this fall.

Patch provided an update on the Scobee Diner site and the Natural Resources Defense Council released its annual report on state beaches. Read the story to find out how Queens' swimming spots were rated.

And Benjamin N. Cardozo High School graduated its senior class during a ceremony Monday at Hofstra University.

Here's your Week In Review:

The Community Church of Douglaston is hosting a children's playgroup this summer. Click here for our story. This Week at the Movies included reviews of "Cars 2" and "Bad Teacher."

Members of Douglaston's Local Development Corporation discussed plans for the revitalization of the neighborhood, while the chamber of commerce held a party at Strawberry's Sports Grill for Diego von Schmeling, who owned the Douglaston Market. And check out our story on Cardozo High School's graduation.

Take a look at our follow-up on what is taking place at the Scobee Diner site as well as a story on a report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council that rates New York State's beaches. 

A majority of the funding proposed to be for the Queens Public Library is restored in the city budget.

Read the latest installment of Carol Brock's column, Notes from a Food Diva. This week, Brock discusses a recent visit to her old stomping ground, the Good Housekeeping Institute. 

This week's Parent Talk topic was at what age our council of neighborhood moms and dads found it appropriate to assign household chores. 


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