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Week in Review

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It was a busy week for news in northeast Queens.

An audit by City Comptroller John Liu’s office found that a local establishment had been operating a catering facility but not a restaurant, which was a violation of its contract with the city.

Bayside leaders said they would consider supporting a green market for the community, depending on the location.

And elected officials representing northeast Queens called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reconvene the state Legislature to prevent an abatement for co-ops and condos from expiring.
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Councilman Dan Halloran, R-Whitestone, adds his voice to a call for gas stations to have back-up generators in case of an emergency, such as Hurricane Sandy.

Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Anna Karenina” and “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2.”


State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, and Councilman Mark Weprin, D-Oakland Gardens, call for Cuomo to ensure that the state Legislature votes to extend an abatement for co-ops and condos. And Bayside community leaders said they would possibly support a green market for the community, but that location was key.

A Bayside man was one of 19 people arrested in a prostitution ring bust, the state attorney general said.


Comptroller Liu’s audit of The Douglaston Manor found that its operator was maintaining a catering facility at the site, but not a restaurant as a contract with the city stipulates.


Read Patch’s post on what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers.


Take a look at Margaret Gruen’s latest ‘ Memories of Bayside’ blog post.


Didn’t feel like braving the crowds on Black Friday. No need to worry – there’s always Cyber Monday.

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