Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012

Howard Beach

ATV rider robbed of $900 in Howard Beach: Cops

HOWARD BEACH — A man who was riding his ATV on the streets of Howard Beach told police he was robbed of $900 by a Brooklyn man pretending to be a police officer, according to a criminal complaint. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 20, 2012

Glendale

Biz owner possessed 7,200 stun guns: Cops

GLENDALE — The manager of a Glendale business was charged last week after police allegedly found boxes containing 7,200 stun guns inside Top Choice Trading Inc., at 47-38 Metropolitan Ave., the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Breezy Point

Tip of the week

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012

Ridgewood

Grover Cleveland tech whizzes build mobile applications

The developer of the next hit mobile application may not be a Silicon Valley programmer, but a group of Grover Cleveland High School seniors. Comment.
Forest Hills

Forest Hills man credits marriage for longevity

Forest Hills resident Bob Schreibman said he is not sure how he is still ticking at 91 years old, but he thinks the answer may lie in the 66-year-old marriage he had with his wife, Marjorie. Comment.
Kew Gardens

At least one injured in Grand Central crash

Emergency responders assist after a two-car crash on the entrance ramp to the westbound Grand Central Parkway near the Kew Gardens interchange. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 17, 2012

Glendale

Underpass redo could be traffic nightmare

Three western Queens legislators are urging the city to reconsider its plans to change the direction of 74th Street in Glendale as part of the Cooper Avenue underpass project. Comment.
Middle Village

Calhoun leads rally in late comeback

With 28.9 seconds left in Christ the King’s dramatic, 88-82 basketball overtime victory Friday over Holy Cross, Omar Calhoun wrote his name into the Middle Village school’s record books. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Ozone Park

Assemblymen urge restoration of LIRR Rockaway Line

Two state assemblyman and transit advocates are pushing for the old Rockaway Beach line of the Long Island Rail Road to run trains again after a 50-year absence. Comment.
Ridgewood

Gym eyes Ridgewood spot

Community Board 5 heard plans to build a Ridgewood fitness center and gave its approval for the area’s street fairs during its monthly meeting last week. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Rockaway Beach

Detective kills suspect in Rockaway shooting

A Harlem man who police said was a suspect in the shooting of a 25-year-old woman in Rockaway Beach was killed during a shoot-out with a police officer in an Upper Manhattan subway station Tuesday afternoon, and a detective who was shot during the melee is in stable condition, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. Comment.

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