Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, July 16, 2012

Maspeth

Maspeth trash train plan smells bad

The pending expansion of a waste transfer station in Maspeth is causing a stink with local residents. Comment.
Rockaway Beach

Marine Parkway celebrates 75 years connecting boros

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge, which helped turn an isolated area into a key recreational destination in the city and sparked the growth of the Rockaways, is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Comment.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Kew Gardens

Non-profit group helps youth get beyond criminal past

Looking back on his earlier years, 17-year-old Waverly Nall said living with his single mother in Brooklyn forced him to grow up quickly, and he would skip school, smoke marijuana and get into fights regularly. Comments (1).

Friday, July 13, 2012

Neponsit

Adult beach irks officials

Rockaway residents want to cover up cheeky sunbathers. Comments (3).
Ridgewood

Living out his fantasy

A corner of the universe where fantasy and fiction are your guide. That’s where gifted illustrator Greg Opalinski goes when he’s inspired. Comment.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Forest Hills

Man, 50, working on highway hit by car

FOREST HILLS — A Jamaica Hills man was charged with drunk driving after police said he hit and killed a worker along the Grand Central Parkway Tuesday morning., the NYPD said. Comment.

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