Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

Middle Village

MidVill slams Q38 delays

It’s the end of the line for Middle Village straphangers who said they have put up with spotty service on the Q38 line for far too long. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Woman steals $50 from wallet in Fresh Mdws.: DA

KEW GARDENS — It was not kosher with police when Rosemarie Vega, of Fresh Meadows, allegedly stole a woman’s wallet Aug. 18 outside Aron’s Kissena Farms, according to a criminal complaint from the Queens district attorney. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011

Maspeth

City prepares to banish tractor trailers from Maspeth

The city will begin implementing the long-awaited truck bypass plan to route tractor trailers around Maspeth beginning in October. Comment.
Forest Hills

Art from Science

Raised in Southern California by parents who are both laser physicists, Forest Hills painter Janet Bruesselbach grew up surrounded by a world of science that serves as a pervasive theme throughout her artwork. While most artists refer to their pieces as “creations,” Bruesselbach discusses her work in more scientific terms such as “experiments” or “inventions.” Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011

Middle Village

West Nile virus kills 60-yr-old Queens man: City

A 60-year-old man recently died from West Nile virus in Queens, which city tests indicated is home to the most mosquitoes that carry the virus in all of the five boroughs, and the city is currently testing a woman who might be from Middle Village for the virus. Comment.
Middle Village

CSX garbage train idling spot to move south: Hevesi

State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) updated Middle Village about what lawmakers are doing to fight pollution-belching trains that plague the neighborhood at last Thursday’s Juniper Park Civic Association meeting. Comment.
Maspeth

Cops seek two robbers of Maspeth tire shop

MASPETH — Police were searching for two men suspected of robbing the BP and L Brothers Tire Shop Aug. 25. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011

Middle Village

PS 49 head slams DOE residency law

A Middle Village principal echoed calls last Thursday to rein in parents who give false addresses in order to place their children in high-performing schools around the borough. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011

Howard Beach

Sheehan kids say mother justified in husband slay

The murder trial of the Howard Beach woman who admits she shot her husband 11 times hinges on the ability of each side to reconstruct the personality of a dead man. Comment.
Howard Beach

Howard Beach rings in Columbus Day with grand parade

Cross Bay Boulevard was full of green, white and red Sunday as hundreds marched in the sixth-annual Columbus Day Parade in Howard Beach as even more watched from the sidelines. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Koslowitz calls for banks in low-income boro areas

City lawmakers held a hearing in Kew Gardens Monday to investigate the benefits of a state program to bring banks into low-income and underserved areas of Queens and the rest of the city. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Homeless blamed for E, F line odor

Straphangers in Forest Hills and Kew Gardens got some relief last week after city workers found the source of a stench that permeated a subway station in each neighborhood. Comment.
Forest Hills

Forestdale 8 found safe in Pennsylvania

The eight children who were abducted by the parents from a Forest Hills foster care center last week were found safe and sound along with their fugitive parents in Pennsylvania Monday night, police said. Comment.

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