Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, March 19, 2012

Woodhaven

Teen girl gone missing from boro home: Cops

WOODHAVEN — A 17-year-old girl went missing from her Woodhaven home Nov. 25, police said. Comment.
Ridgewood

Operating engineers recruit apprentices

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 30, will conduct a recruitment from March 12 through March 23 for 25 stationary engineer apprentices. Comment.
Editorial

Community Ignored in School Closure Plan

Despite criticism, the city Department of Education is moving forward with its plan to close “struggling” neighborhood schools and reopen them in the same building with new names. Comment.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Breezy Point

Body of woman found in Breezy Point: Police

BREEZY POINT — A Brooklyn woman turned up dead on the shoreline in Breezy Point Sunday near Bayside Drive, police said. Comments (2).

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Ozone Park

Ozone Park men charged in teen girl pimping

In what the Queens district attorney called a “horrific case,” two people from Ozone Park were indicted last week on a host of charges alleging they forced a kidnapped teenage girl into prostitution at an illegally occupied house on 101st Avenue. Comments (1).
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a parade

Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway was awash with green and gold for the 37th-annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Comment.
Broad Channel

Brooklyn man dies in car accident in Broad Channel

BROAD CHANNEL — A Brooklyn man died of injuries sustained after striking a tree and utility pole on Cross Bay Boulevard near East 1st Road, police said. Comment.
Middle Village

Lady Royals miss chance against Naz

The run and the spark came too late for a Christ the King team that has been resilient all season. Comment.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Woodhaven

Feds bust heroin connection from Woodhaven to Nassau

After a nine-month investigation, 20 suspected members of a Woodhaven-based heroin ring were indicted in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday , the U.S. attorney’s office said. Comments (2).
Glendale

Glendale man who shot at cops committed suicide in apartment

The Glendale community was shocked by a standoff between a neighborhood man and police Sunday night that required the evacuation of the surrounding residential buildings and ended in his suicide. Comment.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Middle Village

Turner challenges Gillibrand for Senate seat in big money race

U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-Middle Village) announced he will run against U.S. Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) this week, but now that the primary has been moved up and the election season extended, the funding gap between the two could become more paramount if they end up facing off. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Jamaica NAACP fights upstate seat

NAACP and southeast Queens leaders gathered outside Queens Borough Hall Monday, calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to veto a proposal by the state Legislature to add a 63rd state Senate seat upstate, a move they said would dilute the voting power of everyone downstate, regardless of race. Comment.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Glendale

Glendale man kills self after firing at cops

A Glendale man shot at NYPD officers and then barricaded himself inside his apartment’s bathroom before killing himself Sunday night, authorities said. Comment.

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