Week in Review

Catch up on the stories that took place in Bayside this past week.

It was a sweltering week in Bayside, but a quiet one for news.

State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, joined co-op and condo leaders to call on the state Legislature to renew a tax abatement and extend a program to allow co-op and condo owners to upgrade their properties.

And Crime dropped seven percent in the 111th Precinct in June.

Here is your Week in Review:


Avella joined northeast Queens leaders to call for the state Legislature to as well as extend the J-51 program, which allows the units’ owners to make repairs and upgrades to their properties.

Reviews in included “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Magic Mike” and “Ted.”


Take a look at Patch’s preview of the , which debuted this weekend.


Did you take any photos during your Fourth of July celebration? Upload them to Patch by .


last month in the 111th Precinct, but overall crime for 2012 is still up slightly from last year. And the Bayside Rebels win the District 26 championship and move on the regionals.


Bayside leaders said they were concerned by rumors that the Bell Boulevard post office near the Long Island Rail Road station could be closing.

Take a look at photos of homes that recently were purchased in Bayside in this week’s Sold! column.


This week’s Family Talk topic is the impact of divorce on a child as seen through the lens of the ongoing Katie Holmes-Tom Cruise splitup.


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