Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012

Breezy Point

Tip of the week

Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012

Howard Beach

Addabbo’s war chest revealed in campaign filing

As he awaits a Republican challenger to be chosen by voters for his state Senate seat, Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) is gearing up for the November election after disclosing his campaign finances. Comments (7).
Glendale

Halloran opens Glendale office in bid for Rep. Ackerman’s seat

Nearly two months before voters in northeast Queens’ 6th Congressional District cast their ballots, Republican candidate and City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) opened his campaign office Saturday in Glendale. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012

Forest Hills

Club may find suitor for its tennis stadium

Residents living within walking distance of the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium want the structure to remain, but they want it fixed up and they would rather not have concerts on the list of events. Comments (1).
Middle Village

CK’s Sierra Calhoun gets her shot at college stardom

The list of suitors is piling up and falling into place for Sierra Calhoun. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012

Woodhaven

Boro sister kills brother: Cops

A young Woodhaven woman was arraigned on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon Sunday after she allegedly stabbed her half brother, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (5).
Forest Hills

Ulrich defeats Reyes in GOP primary after campaign turns negative

City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) defeated his opponent, Forest Hills lawyer Juan Reyes, in the Republican primary for state Senate Thursday in a campaign that turned ugly in the final days. Ulrich will face off against Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) in the general election this November. Comment.
Woodhaven

Neighbors say shut house

Residents tired of an abandoned house in Woodhaven and the negative element it attracts to their neighborhood are calling on city officials to close it up for good. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

Maspeth

Maspeth holds 11th annual ceremony for 9/11 fallen

As the skies cleared from the morning’s storm and wind Saturday, more than 100 people gathered inside Squad 288/Hazmat 1 in Maspeth to honor and remember those from the firehouse killed during the Sept. 11, 2011, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Comment.
Middle Village

MidVil park spoiled by teenage vandals

A lack of park patrol is turning Juniper Valley Park into a scene of underage drinking, trash and vandalism, according to a Middle Village civic group. Comment.
Middle Village

Zadroga Act altered to cover cancer cost

Many Queens residents had loved ones who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and some know people who continue to die from the complications of that fateful day. Comment.
Glendale

Waters rise in Glendale as rain returns to area

The severe storm that blew through Queens over the weekend brought a rare tornado to the borough but also some all-too-familiar flooding to Glendale. Comment.
Rego Park

Cops on the lookout for Rego Park deli stabber

REGO PARK — Police are looking for a man who followed another man into a Rego Park deli and stabbed him multiple times in the buttocks, the NYPD said. Comment.
Political Action

Ulrich seeks to beat Reyes and unseat Addabbo for Senate

The 15th state Senate District, in western Queens, was represented by Republican Sen. Serf Maltese for more than 20 years during his 10 terms in office up to 2008, when City Councilman Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) won the seat. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Breezy Point

Breezy Point tornado damages 16 cabanas

The tornado that tore through Breezy Point Saturday with winds of up to 70 miles per hour left behind a wake of damage that is still being cleaned up at a seaside beach club. Comment.
Ozone Park

Ulrich outearns, outspends Reyes in primary

Over the last month leading up to the state primaries Thursday, City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) and Forest Hills attorney Juan Reyes ramped up their campaigns to win Queens’ 15th Senate District. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Forest Hills

State Senate District 15 candidates

Forest Hills attorney Juan Reyes says if elected he will make New York business-friendly again. Reyes previously worked for U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and is currently a partner at Reed Smith LLP specializing on land use and zoning issues. His priorities include fighting increases in taxes and the minimum wage and cutting the costs of public projects. Comment.
Woodhaven

Assembly District 38 candidates

Political newcomer Etienne David Adorno says the district is ready for a new leadership. The 27-year-old from Woodhaven is a member of the Woodhaven Block Association and serves on the Consumer Affairs and Public Safety Committee for Community Board 9. He was also budget liaison for Councilman Robert Jackson (D-Manhattan). Comment.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

Breezy Point

Tornado touches down in Breezy Point

For the patrons of the Breezy Point Surf Club, Saturday’s tornado was the best possible time for a twister to touch down in the western most tip of the Rockaway peninsula. Comment.
Woodhaven

Woodhaven teen charged in her brother’s murder: Police

A young Woodhaven woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly stabbed her brother to death, police said. Comments (3).

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