It was a week of previews for events to come in northeast Queens. Patch posted a story on this weekend’s festival at Little Neck Bay, the annual Queens County Fair and a homeowners forum being hosted by Councilman Dan Halloran, R-Whitestone.
Top news items of the week included the union representing St. Mary’s workers filing an unfair labor practice charge against the hospital and updates on fare hikes by the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Here is your Week in Review.
Take a look at our preview of the Queens County Fair, which is taking place this weekend. Reviews in This Week at the Movies included the beguiling “The Master” and “Arbitrage.”
The Douglaston Little Neck Historical Society is hosting a walking and house tour in October to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the community’s historic designation.
And workers from 1199-SEIU filed an unfair labor practice charge against St. Mary’s, accusing the hospital of not sharing its financial records during negotiations.
The MTA is considering fare hikes on MetroCards as well as tunnels and bridges. Alley Pond Environmental Center is holding a fundraiser at Papazzio in Bayside on Oct. 11. And a Little Neck man was rushed to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the foot.
Halloran is planning a homeowners night forum in Flushing on Sept. 27. And be sure to check out Patch’s preview of the National Estuaries Day festival being held on Sept. 29 at Little Neck Bay.
This week’s Meet the Owner profile is of Cress Floral Decorators’ Lori Cress.
Community Board 11 will review variances for two gas stations and an animal hospital during its Oct. 1 meeting. And check out our list of Yom Kippur services coming up this week.