Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, Aug. 20, 2012

Woodhaven

Woodhaven rezoning vote protects area

New zoning rules are on the way for Woodhaven and Richmond Hill after the City Council approved the changes last month. Comment.
Forest Hills

Memorial created on GCP for worker killed

A memorial is set up on the Grand Central Parkway for Frank Avino, a 63-year-old electrician with Welsbach Electric Corp., in College Point, who was struck and killed while performing work on the roadway last month. Jamaica Hills resident Munshi Abdullah, 26, was charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while under the influence of alcohol in the fatal accident, the Queens DA said. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Tip of the week

Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012

Glendale

Parks limits spray showers

Wasting water became a practice of the past at a playground in Glendale. Comment.
Forest Hills

Weiner and his wife now call Park Avenue pad home: Post

A former Queens congressman is moving on up. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012

Middle Village

Crowd answers call for Middle Village community cleanup

Middle Village activist Richie Polgar rolled up to the intersection of 73rd Place and 69th Avenue in Middle Village on his bike before anyone else had arrived, and as other volunteers started to appear, he threw on a pair of working gloves and got right to work. Comment.
Ridgewood

Police find Ridgewood man dead in water, friend charged

Authorities said a body found floating in the waters of East Rockaway, L.I., Friday is that of a Ridgewood man who disappeared after a boating trip with a friend. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012

Kew Gardens

SE Qns pols unveil nine initiatives to stop violence

In anticipation of a gun buyback in Jamaica Saturday, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown and southeast Queens legislators announced Friday a nine-point plan to end the growing number of shooting deaths in the borough. Comment.
Budget Bites

Rose’s ravioli pizza is a knockout

Cheap eats in Queens can boast an international flair not found in many other places. The frugal forager can experience cuisine from around the world without leaving the borough or draining the bank account. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012

Glendale

Glendale civic wants shelter info

Residents in Glendale are banding together to keep a possible shelter from becoming a neighborhood reality. Comments (1).
Kew Gardens

City chops down last Boro Hall trees

The Queens Borough Hall cherry tree massacre produced a sequel last week. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

Glendale

Students act to save drama teacher’s job

Parents and students are stirring up some drama in support of a school’s theater department. Comments (4).

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