Forest Hills Ledger

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Glendale

Pols help get mail upgrade for Glendale

It’s not a unique ZIP code, but it is a step in the right direction. Comment.
Howard Beach

Cops on the hunt for serial robber in boro

HOWARD BEACH — Police were searching for a man wanted in connection with a string of May robberies in Queens and Brooklyn. Comment.
Letters

DA, cops work hard to stop drugs

Thank you for your June 7-13 editorial “Ghost Busters,” in which you commend the hard work and dedicated efforts of the NYPD and district attorney’s office in taking down two drug gangs in southeast Queens last month. Comment.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Maspeth

Lancman: Save church lot

Before the rumbling trucks and diesel fumes moved in, Maspeth was rich with greenery as one of the earliest settlements on geographic Long Island. Comment.
Ozone Park

Man admits to leading ID theft ring: Post

OZONE PARK — A Queens man allegedly confessed to being the ringleader of a 110-member gang of alleged identity thieves Monday, according to a New York Post report. Comment.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Forest Hills

Court orders Sizzler to pay assault victim

A Forest Hills Sizzler has been ordered to pay $25,000 to a transgender woman after a court ruled that staff and diners had attacked her because of her sexual orientation during an incident in September 2010. Comments (5).
Ridgewood

Suspect in shooting of man, 22, wanted: Cops

RIDGEWOOD — Police were looking for the suspect in a shooting at Myrtle and Seneca avenues earlier this month. Comment.
Political Action

Long would champion small gov’t is elected to U.S. Senate

On June 26, a statewide primary election will occur in which registered Republican Party members will choose their candidate to oppose U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). The three candidates are attorney Wendy Long, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos and U.S. Rep. Robert Turner (R-Middle Village). Comment.
Editorial

Voters must understand English

A recent press release by the always-photographed state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Little Neck) and state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Whitestone) indicates they want to add another language to our cumbersome paper ballot with legislation they are introducing in Albany. Comment.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Forest Hills

Old Forest Hills firehouse singled out for recognition

As advocates fight to keep Queens firehouses open amid budget cuts, one building in Forest Hills is being recognized for its rich history of close to 90 years. Comment.
Middle Village

Turner gears up for Senate

U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-Middle Village) hopes to work with Democrats on the other side of the aisle if he is elected to the U.S. Senate in September, he told TimesLedger Newspapers in a sit-down interview last week. Comment.
Ozone Park

Driver killed after car hits Ozone Pk. vehicles

A sanitation worker who had been on the job less than a year was killed after the car he was driving smashed into several parked vehicles and an electronics shop along Atlantic Avenue early Saturday morning. Comment.
Ridgewood

Velazquez nets presidential nod for primary

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-Ridgewood) received a crucial — and prominent — endorsement last week in her bid for re-election in the 7th Congressional District. Comment.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Middle Village

Candidates debate for new House seat

The four Democratic candidates competing for the newly created Queens congressional seat faced off last week during a debate at the Our Lady of Hope School Auditorium in Middle Village. Comment.

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