Week in Review

Catch up on the top stories in your community.

Photo courtesy of Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant.
Photo courtesy of Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant.

It was an extremely frigid and snowy week in Forest Hills and, not surprisingly, a little slower than usual for news.

A two-alarm fire broke out at a local city Department of Transportation garage and a long-time restaurant and catering hall announced it would close in March.

And the search for missing Rego Park youth Avonte Oquendo ended on a tragic note.

Here is your Week in Review.


The Metropolitan Transportation Agency canceled its Fastrack work on the Queens Boulevard lines for the week due to a massive snowstorm that hit the five boroughs.

The city medical examiner determined that the remains found in College Point last week were a match for autistic teen Avonte Oquendo, who had been missing since October.


A snowstorm dumped more than eight inches on Forest Hills. And Rego Park catering hall and eatery Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant plans to close in March.


The FDNY said there were no injuries reported at a two-alarm fire that broke out at a DOT garage in Forest Hills.


This week’s Queens Eats recipe is pasta with roasted chicken. 


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