Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Forest Hills

Woman missing ever since leaving home: Cops

FOREST HILLS — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 32-year-old woman, who was last seen leaving her Forest Hills home Friday of last week. Comment.
No Holds Barred

Lesson from the past for Bob Turner

As with John C. Liu, I do not know Representative Robert Turner. He is not my congressman (mine wears a fresh flower in his lapel every day and has decided to retire after 15 terms). I followed Mr. Turner’s special election win from a distance, with some degree of concentration. Comment.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Middle Village

104th Pct. captain tells civic meet robberies inching higher

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) made an unannounced stop last week at the Juniper Park Civic Association gathering to introduce himself as a candidate for Congress in the race for U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman’s (D-Bayside) seat. Comment.
Glendale

Police seek man in stabbing of woman, 51

GLENDALE — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a Glendale assault. Comment.
Middle Village

Omar Calhoun tops boro

There were titles, championship games, deep runs and renaissance seasons for Queens in 2011-12. Comment.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Kew Gardens

Boro pickpocket caught on No. 7 train: Cops

TIMES SQUARE — Police said they arrested a Kew Gardens man on charges of picking the pockets of a sleeping No. 7 train passenger in Times Square. Comment.
Middle Village

Sophomore Calhoun leads Queens girls

As always, Queens was one of the power boroughs in girls’ basketball. Comment.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Maspeth

Man robbed boro bank in Maspeth: Police

MASPETH — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a Maspeth bank robbery. Comments (4).

Friday, April 27, 2012

Howard Beach

Addabbo says Cuomo’s cuts go too far

A broad stroke from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto pen eliminated funding for too many local community groups, according to state Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach). Comment.
Forest Hills

Forest Hills Little League opens for yet another season

For more than half a century, parents and their little sluggers have anxiously awaited the beginning of the Forest Hills Little League season, and on Saturday the ceremonial Opening Day did not disappoint them. Comment.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Ridgewood

Grover Cleveland HS saved from closing before DOE vote

Grover Cleveland High School was saved from the chopping block with only hours to spare before the Panel for Educational Policy was set to vote Thursday evening on the Department of Education’s plan to close 26 city schools, including eight from Queens. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Boro Hall rally blasts mayor’s plan to cut children’s programs in budget

Hundreds rallied on the steps of Borough Hall last Thursday as the final dismissal bell loomed for after-school programs facing budget cuts. Comments (1).
Howard Beach

Ulrich throws hat into race for Addabbo’s seat

The youngest member of the City Council has declared his candidacy for the state Senate. Comments (1).

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Ridgewood

Lancman, Nolan blast Glendale SSA office closure

Residents angered by the closure of the Ridgewood/Glendale Social Security Office joined state Assembly members Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) and Cathy Nolan (D-Ridgewood) to advocate for the reopening of the office on Myrtle Avenue. Comment.
Woodhaven

Man arrested in Woodhaven hit-and-run

WOODHAVEN — Police arrested and charged a 59-year-old Queens Village resident in connection with a hit-and-run accident that left a man in critical condition Monday night, according to the NYPD. Comment.

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