Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Ridgewood

Crowley, cancer center to offer mammograms

City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) is teaming up with the American-Italian Cancer Foundation to provide no-cost digital mammograms and clinical breast exams to women over 40 Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a mobile care unit at PS 88, at 60-85 Catalpa Ave. Comment.
Letters

Politicians must do more to prevent another Sandy

Is it too soon to be honest? Can we continue reading about what should or could have happened? Surely there have to be reasons why things occur the way they do. Hurricane Sandy making headlines before it arrived provided warnings to all people living in its path. Comments (2).

Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Ridgewood

Ridgewood Y stops smokers from lighting up

The butts stop here. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

Forest Hills

Cops hunt for suspect who burgled boro convent

FOREST HILLS — Police released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with burglarizing a convent in Forest Hills last week. Comment.
Editorial

Closing the Book on Alan Hevesi

Last week, ex-state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was granted parole. He had been in prison since April 2011 when he was sentenced to one to four years for taking $1 million in campaign contributions and travel expenses in exchange for pension business while comptroller. Comment.
Letters

Boro residents requests donations

Given the devastation Hurricane Sandy and the nor’easter wreaked upon city residents, the community of Park Lane North in Forest Hills is contributing aid by way of rallied support and donations of clothing and food from residents and outside contributors. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

Forest Hills

Forest Hills enjoys boost in business with FEMA arrival

The urgent need for federal help in the city following Hurricane Sandy has led to the creation of a federal disaster nerve center in a once bustling Forest Hills office building that used to house airline company JetBlue. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Rego Park

Man, 90, assaulted and beaten up by two men (With Video)

REGO PARK — Two men robbed and assaulted a 90-year-old Forest Hills man after the shysters gained entry into his house by pretending to be utility workers surveying for storm damage, police said. Comment.
Middle Village

Christ the King optimistic for future despite title game loss

The scoreboard was lopsided and not in Christ the King’s favor, but Royals Coach Tyree Allison felt making the CHSFL Class A football title game showed the program is moving in the right direction despite a 49-6 loss to defending champion Bishop Ford Saturday night at Mitchel Field. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Rockaway Beach

Volunteers scour Rockaways

In the dark stairwell of a powerless high-rise apartment in the Rockaways, three storm relief volunteers started the long climb up nine flights of stairs. Comment.
Howard Beach

Hamilton Beach gets block-by-block survey

Volunteers combed through the 450 houses that comprise Hamilton Beach Saturday to take inventory of what residents still needed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, which inundated the sleepy island near John F. Kennedy International Airport with about 8 feet of water. Comments (1).
Ozone Park

Teens maced and robbed victims in Ozone Pk: Cops (With Video)

OZONE PARK — A group of teenagers have attacked and robbed two people in Ozone Park, spraying them with mace and punching them before they steal, police said. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Woodhaven

Brooklynite found dead in Forest Pk

Two men were found dead in unrelated incidents in Queens last Thursday, according to police. Comment.
Howard Beach

Church helps storm victims

As Howard Beach residents cleaned up after unwelcome guest Hurricane Sandy, they were comforted by the relief efforts of one church right in their own backyard. Comment.
Forest Hills

State paroles former comptroller

The son of disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi said his father realizes his mistakes and wants to move forward now that he has been granted parole after serving 18 months in prison. Comment.

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