Forest Hills Ledger

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

Kew Gardens

Boro weighs in on city transit future

What projects would Queens residents like to see incorporated into the city’s next transportation plan? the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council asked the public at an open house at the borough president’s office last Thursday. Comment.
Broad Channel

City ups boro senior outreach

As the elderly population grows at a fast rate in the borough and throughout the city, the city Office of Emergency Management is increasing its efforts to inform seniors who live in hurricane evacuation zones about what steps they need to take to remain safe during floods. Comment.
Letters

Raise minimum wage to help struggling families succeed

More of today’s families need to be two-income households to make ends meet, whether they are single parents, providing homes for older and unemployed children or caring for sick or elderly loved ones. They all need and want many of the same things — especially good jobs. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Forest Hills

Forest Hills soccer mounts comeback over rival LIC

Kayra Isdith had already twice failed to score on breakaways as she slipped past the sweeper to get one-on-one with the goalie. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012

Kew Gardens

DA meets with mother of man killed on GCP

Cecilia Reyes, the Corona mother of an unarmed National Guardsman who was shot by an Emergency Services Unit detective during a traffic stop last week, said after a meeting with Queens District Attorney Richard Brown Thursday that she believed she would get “justice” for her son’s death. Comment.
Howard Beach

Poll shows Addabbo leads Ulrich by slim margin

Just weeks before voters cast their ballots, opponents in the 15th state Senate District race are locked in a virtual tie, according to a new Siena College poll released Monday. Comment.
Middle Village

CK gets first football season win over Spellman

Jordan Fuchs was wearing loud, bright orange cleats Saturday afternoon, but the senior star stood out for more than that in Christ the King’s 28-0 win over host Cardinal Spellman in a CHSFL Class AA-A game. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Ridgewood

Ridgewood man sought in soccer coach stabbing death: Police (WITH VIDEO)

A Ridgewood man wanted in connection to the stabbing death of a youth soccer coach for the New York Red Bulls has fled the country to Mexico, the NYPD said. Comment.
Forest Hills

Authorities investigating death of Forest Hills sisters

Two elderly sisters, who neighbors warmly remembered as good-natured world travelers, were found dead in their Forest Hills apartment last week. Comment.
Forest Hills

Alliance looks to green Forest Hills with trees

Forest Hills will host its first autumn tree giveaway this week to help the city get a little greener in time for spring. Comment.

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