Week in Review

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

It was a bitterly cold week, but a good one for local news.

Patch followed up with northeast Queens elected officials following a meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration on airplane noise over Bayside and Douglaston.

The Bayside Historical Society discussed efforts to raise money to pay for an elevator at its building in Fort Totten.

And a Broadway legend spoke to us about a Black History Month show he had created that will perform at Queensborough Community College next month.

Here is your Week in Review.


Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “The Last Stand,” “Broken City” and “Mama.”


Elected officials representing Bayside and Douglaston met with the FAA to discuss a new flight pattern out of LaGuardia Airport that has been annoying residents.

And the Bayside Historical Society said it currently does not have the money to add an elevator to its headquarters.


Paul and Peter Vallone Jr. are currently ahead in fundraising for the City Council’s District 19 race and Queens borough president race, respectively, according to campaign finance records.

And state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, has been joined by several other Democratic state Senators in his call for a hydrofracking ban.


Broadway’s Chapman Roberts discussed his new show, “Black Stars of the Great White Way,” with Patch. It will perform next month at Queensborough Community College.


The recipe in this week’s Queens Eats is chicken marsala. And take a look at these IRS tax tips for the upcoming filing season.


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