Week in Review

Catch up on the top stories from the past week in northeast Queens.

It was a quieter week for news as the summer started winding down.

State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, held a press conference to call on the Federal Aviation Administration to rethink a new flight pattern out of LaGuardia Airport that travels over northeast Queens.

A Douglaston student took part in an immersive summer camp experience involving a simulated trip to Spain.

And be sure to check out photos from this year's Snapper Derby at the .

Here is your Week in Review.


Take a look at Patch contributor June Burstein's . Reviews in included "The Expendables 2" and "Cosmopolis."


Avella calls for the city's Department of Parks and Recreation to with roots that are intruding on sewer pipes. The Bayside Marina held its 12th annual Snapper Derby. Take a look at .


for Bayside and Benjamin N. Cardozo High Schools. And check out this at Douglaston's green market.


Avella renews his push to pass a bill that would force arbitration in cable service disputes. And read about a Douglaston teenager who spent four weeks at a camp where only Spanish was spoken.


Avella called on the FAA to rethink a flight pattern out of LaGuardia that is aggravating Bayside residents. This week's Meet the Owners pick is Herbert Cheng, of Bayside's New Golden Wines.


Councilman Mark Weprin, D-Oakland Gardens, is calling on the Taxi and Limousine Commission to consider using electric cars as medallion taxicabs.


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