Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Broad Channel

Turner targets center to take senator’s name

Birdwatchers and animal enthusiasts have flocked to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge since 1972 — and now an elected official seeks to honor the man who helped establish it. Comments (1).

Monday, June 18, 2012

Maspeth

Maspeth stairs need a lift

It’s no stairway to heaven. Comment.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Ozone Park

Driver dead after fleeing accident, plowing into parked cars in Ozone Park: NYPD

An out-of-control car smashed into several parked vehicles and an electronics shop along Atlantic Avenue early Saturday morning, killing the driver who had fled from an earlier fender bender in Brooklyn, police said. Comment.
Ozone Park

Crossing guard injured child in Ozone Pk.: Cops

OZONE PARK — A city employee was arrested and charged with choking a child, the NYPD said. Comment.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Glendale

Pols host job fair for Queens vets back at home

American war veterans often return home to waiting loved ones, but not always to waiting jobs. Comment.
QueensLine

Ex-Kew Gdns. resident Landau an Oscar, Golden Globe winner

Martin Landau is a film and television actor born in Brooklyn. Sources disagree about his date of birth, with some claiming June 20, 1928, and others the same date but in 1931. Comment.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Maspeth

St. Saviour’s could rise at Onderdonk

A deal to save a historic Maspeth building is on the table but far from done. Comment.
Rego Park

Lancman blasts Crowley, Meng on Social Security

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) went on the offensive Tuesday, saying he is the only candidate in the race for the newly created congressional seat centered around Flushing who has a plan to fix Social Security. Comments (2).

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Kew Gardens

Crowded boro gets 15,676 school seats

City School Construction Authority President Lorraine Grillo told a Borough Board meeting Monday that more than 15,676 new school seats for Queens have funding, but the organization is still looking for sites to put them and has a need for 6,380 more. Comment.
Ozone Park

Kingpin in murder, burglary plots gets 50 yrs

An Ozone Park man who masterminded a crime spree that led to the cold-blooded murder of pizzeria owner’s son was sentenced to spend at least the next 50 years behind bars Monday. Comments (5).
Kew Gardens

S. Asians seek multi-language info for voters

Results from the 2010 U.S. census showed that enough Asian Indians in Queens lacked English proficiency to trigger a federal law requiring an additional written language to be added to voting materials, but which language to pick has been the source of some contention heading into election season. Comments (2).

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach man charged with rape

ROCKAWAY BEACH — A 22-year-old man was arrested and charged in the rape of a woman in Rockaway Beach early Sunday, the NYPD said. Comments (7).
Forest Hills

Community hunts sex predator

Elected officials are urging residents to stay vigilant and be on alert for a knife-wielding sex offender in Forest Hills. Comment.
Middle Village

Calhoun advances in Rose

Sierra Calhoun treated it like any other game, but knew there was a little something extra to this one. Comment.

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