Forest Hills Ledger

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Ridgewood

Maspeth triangle torn up again

The triangular concrete island designed to ward off trucks and help pedestrians cross Grand and Flushing avenues in Maspeth is currently getting a makeover — for the second time in a year. Comment.
Ridgewood

Howard Beach man, plus trio stole $8M in gambling ring: DA

One man from Maspeth, two from Howard Beach and another from Long Island were charged last week with running an illegal gambling ring that netted more than $8 million over a two-year period, said the Queens DA. Comment.
Ridgewood

Flushing Ave. tow biz grabs parking spots

City inspectors found nothing wrong when they visited a Maspeth tow truck company last week, but before and afterward residents complained that the garage used Flushing Avenue as its own private parking lot. Comment.
Forest Hills Ledger

JetBlue greens torn up park

Forest Hills and Rego Park lived up to their names Saturday afternoon by participating in droves in a massive greening event in MacDonald Park in Forest Hills. Comment.
Forest Hills Ledger

Holocaust survivor to recount tale

History is always more vivid when told from first-hand accounts, and Queens residents will have the chance to hear the story of a woman who survived the Holocaust as a teenager with the help of some brave French villagers. Comment.

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