Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Kew Gardens

Authorities seized millions in knockoff goods

Authorities seized more than $2 million worth of counterfeit goods in Queens bearing logos of such designers as Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, The North Face and Versace. Comments (4).
Woodhaven

Cop dragged 2 blocks in Woodhaven: NYPD

WOODHAVEN — A police officer who pulled over a tan Nissan Maxima on Atlantic Avenue near 75th Street Dec. 11 got caught on the car as the driver allegedly sped off and was dragged for two blocks, the NYPD said. Comments (2).

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Ridgewood

Straphangers name Q58 slowest bus in Queens

The slowest bus in Queens is the Q58, according to the transit advocacy agency Straphangers Campaign. Comment.
Ozone Park

Elvis Christmas show rocks Ozone Park

The seats were filled, decorations hung and nothing stirred, not even a mouse until there was a shout, a rattle and gyration of his hips when Elvis filled the Esquire Diner in Ozone Park through the voice of tribute performer Gregg Peters last week during his Elvis Christmas show. Comment.
Ozone Park

Man sought in alleged Ozone Park burglary: Cops

OZONE PARK — Police were seeking a man suspected of stealing $5,000 during an Ozone Park burglary Saturday, the NYPD said. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Ozone Park

Ozone Park fire displaces dozens of residents

A five-alarm blaze swept a four-story apartment building in Ozone Park Thursday, leaving dozens homeless Comment.
Glendale

Crowley wants more women in FDNY

City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Glendale) is seeking to snuff out what some say are FDNY hiring practices that disfavor women. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Rego Park

Rego Park Social Security office closes for revamp

The Rego Park Social Security Office is slated to temporarily close as it cycles through a national upgrading initiative. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Boro schools lose track of computers: Stringer

A total of 35 computers and iPads were missing and 125 such devices sat unused when an audit of the city school system’s tech contracts reviewed four campuses across the borough, city Comptroller Scott Stringer said earlier this month. Comments (2).

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Dining Out

Skip the trip to Warsaw and head to Ridgewood for Polish cuisine

There’s a lot of attention being given to seasonal ingredients nowadays, and that’s a good thing, but when we think seasonal, we also think of whole cuisines. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Kew Gardens

Strong PTA key to strengthening schools

About two dozen concerned parents, PTA officers and parent advocates met to discuss the ever-increasing need for enhanced parent and school involvement in Queens’ public schools and the positive impact this would have on their children’s education last week at Queens Borough Hall. Comments (3).
Middle Village

Toussaint, Royals beat Moore in season opener

Dominique Toussaint spoke in the preseason about how anxious she was to do more to help her team win. The Christ the King junior guard couldn’t wait to get on the court for the Royals’ season opener against Moore Catholic. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Rego Park

State grant to fund design of proposed QueensWay

The state announced Thursday The Trust For Public Land won a $433,750 grant to design a roughly 1.5-mile section of the proposed QueensWay. Comments (5).
Ridgewood

Commission OK’s Ridgewood historic district

A swath of Ridgewood known for pioneering one of the first working class residential developments a century ago is poised to retain its historic housing stock for years to come. Comments (4).

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