Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, April 9, 2012

Ridgewood

104th Precinct lauds two of Queens’ Finest

Capt. Michael Cody of the 104th Precinct honored two Cops of the Month whose names keep coming up in his reports — and for all the right reasons. Comment.
Ridgewood

Police arrest suspect in Ridgewood rape case

RIDGEWOOD — An off-duty school safety agent was arrested on charges that he raped his ex-girlfriend inside her Brooklyn apartment Monday, police said. Comment.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Middle Village

Maltese marks Triangle fire

Serphin Maltese’s roots run deep in New York City and immigration history. Comment.
Ozone Park

Cops on the lookout for missing boro man, 77

OZONE PARK — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in locating Victor Torres, 77, of 95-03 76th St. in Ozone Park. Comment.
Ozone Park

Hun School’s Jackie Mullen chooses Arcadia

There was an immediate comfort level for Hun School basketball point guard Jackie Mullen on the Arcadia campus. Comment.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Letters

Make CUNY credit transfers easier

The issue of ease of transferring credits within the City University of New York has long been a vexing problem for faculty and students, especially for community colleges, such as LaGuardia or Queensborough, to senior colleges, such as York or Queens. Comment.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Maspeth

Suspect in death of Qns bar owner to get 3 1/2 years

The wrong-way driver allegedly responsible for the death of a beloved Maspeth bar owner is expected to get 3 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty in a deal worked out with prosecutors, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. Comment.
Forest Hills

Stop & Shop gives Passover gift to Queens pantry

Passover celebrates liberation from slavery — and a food pantry at the Queens Jewish Community Council liberates the impoverished from hunger. Comment.
Glendale

Lancman active in fight against idling trains

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) is ratcheting up his charge for Congress — and he’s starting at the local level. Comment.
Middle Village

Calhouns meet the mayor

Omar Calhoun lives for the big games. In his Christ the King career, Calhoun has won two CHSAA Class AA intersectional titles and a New York State Federation Class AA championship. Last weekend, he was in New Orleans for the All-American Championship Game. And next year, the 6-foot-4 guard will take his game to UConn, which won the national title last year. Comment.
Political Action

Long to face Gillibrand in race for U.S. Senate seat

We will be having an active U.S. Senate race this year in New York state. The seat in question is held by Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who was appointed to that office by former Gov. David Patterson in 2009. She took the place of Hillary Clinton, who became U.S. secretary of state. Comment.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Howard Beach

Howard Beach remembers 20-year-old killed by L train

She’s a mother surviving minute to minute. Comment.
Ridgewood

Ridgewood rallies for its school

The city Department of Education got an earful from Grover Cleveland High School advocates at a closure hearing Monday. Comment.
Middle Village

Colleges still sweet on Lewis following post-season benching

Isaiah Lewis’ benching hasn’t scared off college coaches. Comment.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Rockaway Beach

Chicago group floats plan to save Peninsula Hospital

The president of a Chicago-based group with its sights set on rehabilitating the embattled Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway was scheduled to present his plan to the community Tuesday night. Comment.

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