Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, May 28, 2012

Forest Hills

Man and woman robbed blind person, 68: Cops

FOREST HILLS — Police were looking for a man and a woman suspected of stealing from a 68-year-old blind woman in a Forest Hills subway station and then using her credit cards last month. Comment.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Kew Gardens

Meng wants lockbox for city transportation funds

Transportation infrastructure in Queens needs undivided attention and funds, state Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) said last week. Comment.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Middle Village

Three unions endorse Crowley in congressional race

City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) cleaned up graffiti in her district and cut the ribbon on new school computers as she continued to rack up union endorsements for her congressional run last week. Comment.
Letters

Stop noise from motorcycles

Forest Hills is turning into a motordrome for motorcyclists. They seem to come from the Jackie Robinson Parkway. Comment.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Kew Gardens

Lancman calls for end to overconstruction

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) is ratcheting up his campaign in the prelude to the June primary. Comment.
Rockaway Park

Parks employee dies working on 9/11 memorial

ROCKAWAYS — Mayor Michael Bloomberg and city Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe announced Friday that a city worker died while working on the 9/11 Memorial in Tribute Park in the Rockaways. Comment.
Ozone Park

Jamaica man stabbed victim in rob attempt: DA

OZONE PARK — A Jamaica man has been arraigned on charges of assault and attempted robbery after he allegedly stabbed someone in the heart after he did not give up his phone, the Queens District Attorney’s office said. Comment.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Forest Hills Gardens

A hidden treasure crumbles under the weight of time

It might seem impossible during this hurried modern era, but there was a time when a Victorian tea party was quite the norm in Forest Hills. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Doomed trees at Boro Hall healthy: Firm

There is sap on their hands. Comments (1).
Middle Village

Civic vies for grant to study air quality

A group seeking solutions to railroad pollution is up for an environmental award — one that could fast track its hopes for an air-quality survey. Comment.
Rego Park

Gang of three robbed boro shoppers: Police

REGO PARK — Police were looking for two men and three women suspected of stealing from shoppers in Rego Park earlier this month. Comment.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway rallies to rescue libraries

The fight to save city libraries from budget cuts took to the beach when a rally was held in Rockaway last Thursday. Comment.

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