Week in Review

Catch up on the week's top stories in Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck.

It was a busy week for news in Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck.

Residents of Bayside Manor Apartments alleged that the management frequently leaves doors open at two of the complex’s buildings, allowing for a homeless man and local teens to gain access.

Community Board 11 discussed airplane noise and passed variances for two gas stations and an animal hospital during its monthly meeting.

And Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott ranked District 26 as the best in the city in his annual report card.

Here is your Week in Review.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed state Assemblywoman Grace Meng, D-Flushing, in the Sixth Congressional District race. Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “Looper” and “Pitch Perfect.”


During its monthly meeting, CB 11 voted in favor of variances for two gas stations and an animal hospital as well as talked about airplane noise over Bayside resulting from a new LaGuardia Airport flight pattern.

And Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott’s annual report card for city schools ranked District 26 as the best in the city. State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, said he would focus on his reelection campaign and called a bid for borough president a “rumor.”


Residents of Bayside Manor Apartments and state Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, D-Bayside, accused the complex’s management company of leaving doors unlocked at two of its buildings. And find out which northeast Queens eateries are taking part in this year’s Queens Restaurant Week.


The deadline for voter registration is Oct. 12. Click here to find out more.


This week’s Meet the Owner profile is Larry Grubler, of Bayside’s Turn the Page Again bookstore.


Check out Patch’s recipe for vegan pumpkin pie tarts with vanilla glaze. And Queensborough Community College will get upgrades through a city and state repairs initiative for CUNY schools.

MDEMIDIO October 09, 2012 at 09:05 PM
How can we stop our neighbors in Bayside from committing serial arboricide? (Tree killing) Guilt? Religious retribution? Economic imperative?- estimated value added to a home per tree is roughly $20,000.00. Bayside used to look like Garden City - now it looks like.... Da Bronx - don't get me wrong I love the Bronx - Should I call Tony? mde@lawyer.com


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