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Week in Review

Catch up on the week's top stories for Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck.

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It was a busy week for news in Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck.

Republican Joe Concannon debuted his campaign office in Bayside, but was criticized later in the week by state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, for a robocall.

A Douglaston patient is granted the right to take herself off her respirator by a court, but then decides to remain on life support.

And a spokesman for the state’s Board of Elections says Councilman Dan Halloran, R-Whitestone, owes fines for his 2009 bid, but the councilman said all of his filings were complete.

Here is your Week in Review.


Concannon opens his campaign headquarters in Bayside and Avella calls for increased penalties for illegal truck traffic. Reviews in This Week at the Movies include “Wuthering Heights,” “Taken 2,” “V/H/S” and “The Paperboy.”


A court grants a Douglaston woman the right to remove herself from her respirator, but she decides to remain on life support.

And Halloran says filings from his 2009 City Council run are complete, refuting a New York Post article in which a state Board of Elections spokesman said he owed fines.


Avella and some of his supporters blast a robocall from Concannon’s campaign that they believe had racial undertones. And a Bayside woman is among a group of 12 co-workers who purchased a winning Lottery ticket.


A theater troupe has relocated from Whitestone to Bayside and will put on a production of “Macbeth Did It” later this month. Councilman Mark Weprin, D-Oakland Gardens, calls for the city to crack down on illegal signs.


This week’s Meet the Owner profile is Margaret Ioannou, of Bayside’s Azure.


Try your hand at this recipe for pumpkin pie oatmeal with ice cream.

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