Forest Hills Ledger

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Forest Hills

Flooding relief remains elusive in Forest Hills

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting in Forest Hills last Thursday, where city Department of Environmental Protection officials offered little hope to people who say rainstorms are flooding their homes and businesses — sometimes with sewage. Comments (1).
Ozone Park

Endorsements roll in for Addabbo, Ulrich

With slightly more than one month before the November general elections, City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) and state Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) are ratcheting up endorsements by major city players as they continue to campaign for the Senate seat in the 15th District. Comment.
Middle Village

Middle Village woman dies in Brooklyn car crash

MIDDLE VILLAGE — A night out in Brooklyn turned deadly when a young woman was killed in a car accident at the intersection of Johnson Avenue and Varick Street Saturday, police said. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

Woodhaven

Civic weighs park and rail plans

Two groups with opposing plans for the abandoned Rockaway rail line clashed with residents in Woodhaven at a special forum Saturday. Comments (2).
Forest Hills

Elderly sisters found dead in apartment: NYPD

Police are investigating the deaths of two elderly sisters, who were found on on the floor of the apartment they shared in Forest Hills Wednesday, according to the NYPD. Comments (4).

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Maspeth

Relatives of George Gibbons praise plan for street renaming

The beloved Maspeth bar owner killed by a wrong-way driver close to a year ago might soon have his name immortalized on the street where he grew up. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Popular staples join Queens Restaurant Week

Local epicures and other connoisseurs of fine cuisine will want to take note: Queens’ ninth annual Restaurant Week will commence this year from Oct. 8-11 and Oct. 15-18, featuring more than 100 local restaurants in more than 30 neighborhoods across the borough. The majority of eateries will offer three-course, prix fixe meals for $25 but specials may vary. Comment.

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