Both crime and temperatures were on the rise during the past week in northeast Queens.
An estimated 14 cars were broken into in Douglas Manor and police statistics showed that overall crime was up for the year in the 111th Precinct.
Wednesday was the summer solstice, which kicks off the season. Temperatures soared into the mid to high 90s during the second half of the week.
The week's other top stories include several election pieces and an update on Joseph B. Hellman Park.
Here is your Week in Review:
Adrian Benepe to work for a non-profit. Reviews in include "Rock of Ages" and "That's My Boy."
Community Board 11 Chairman Jerry Iannece says that a plaque for a will likely be up within a few weeks. However, the overlook at the site will not be completed until next year.
Take a look at Patch's for northeast Queens' congressional race. And police statistics show that so far this year.
Nily Rozic, a former aide to Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh, D-Manhattan, announces that she will this fall. Joe Concannon, a Republican, decides to , D-Bayside, for his seat.
A Sunnyside man is on the Grand Central Parkway near the Little Neck Parkway exit.
And summer Wednesday with and .
As many as 14 recently, a 111th Precinct spokesman says. The break-ins follow on the heels of a .
Read Patch's story on how two teachers' departures and small class sizes at P.S. 98 could affect the school.
A bill proposed by Avella that would speed up the risk determination process for sexual offenders passes in the Senate.
Find out information on the graduation ceremonies for Bayside and Cardozo High Schools. On Sunday, community leaders debuted the new signs reflecting Douglaston's streets being returned to their historic names. Check back Monday morning for the story.