It was a good week for local news.
The held its annual elections – and not without some contention. The group also discussed initiatives to draw more business to Bell Boulevard.
Councilman Dan Halloran, R-Whitestone, challenged state Assemblywoman Grace Meng, D-Flushing, to five debates in the Sixth Congressional District race.
And Patch interviewed Yut Chia, a former Bayside High School student who is playing violin with the Manhattan Symphonie.
Here is your Week in Review:
The bidding process has finally begun for the , state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, says.
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is reportedly . Reviews in included “Red Lights,” which stars Robert De Niro and Sigourney Weaver, and the Greek film “Alps.”
Halloran – and the assemblywoman agrees to take part. , which helps children with homework and test preparation for math, opens on Bell Boulevard.
The Bayside BID and its chairman . Also, city Comptroller John Liu drops by for a discussion on tax breaks for small businesses.
Read our preview of the Queens Farm Museum’s 34th annual .
And read about an that will celebrate the old days of Bell Boulevard.
Take a look at our , a former Bayside resident who is playing with the Manhattan Symphonie and will appear in an upcoming music video.
View homes recently purchased in Douglaston and Little Neck in this week’s Sold! column.
This week’s Family Talk topic is a difficult one - the death of a child.