Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

Middle Village

Sierra Calhoun rises above in the clutch for CK

Bob Mackey believes he is just seeing the beginning of what Sierra Calhoun can be in the final minutes of a game. Last week, the super sophomore looked her most comfortable yet in big spots. Comment.
Letters

Pension system must be overhauled

The Feb. 2-8 TimesLedger Newspapers article “Fewer pensions costly: Study,” about people not having enough money to retire, raises an interesting question: Whose responsibility is it to make sure you have enough money to retire — you or your employer? Comment.

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Pet Photo of the Week

Fluffy wins Queens Critters contest

Fluffy, a 3-year-old guinea piglet owned by Paulina Trzcinka of Rego Park, is the winner of this edition of the TimesLedger Newspapers’ Queens Critter contest. Comments (1).
Ozone Park

Suspect stole lotto tix from boro deli: Police

OZONE PARK — Police arrested a man earlier this month, who they accuse of stealing lottery tickets from an Ozone Park deli in November, the New York Post reported. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012

Ridgewood

Bravest battle blaze in Ridgewood home

Two people — one firefighter and one civilian — suffered minor injuries during a fire at 300 St. Nicholas Ave. in Ridgewood Monday., according to officials at the scene. Comment.
Middle Village

CK Varsity B crowned city champs

Christ the King’s Varsity B basketball team’s win in the city championship was celebrated during senior night at the Middle Village high school. The Royals beat out Holy Cross for the title during a game at St. Francis College in Brooklyn. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

Middle Village

Principals rule against forfeits after coach’s death

Christ the King and Bishop Ford will not have to forfeit unplayed girls’ basketball games against Nazareth, the principals committee ruled last week in a meeting, despite a recommendation to do so by the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Eligibility and Infractions Committee. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

Middle Village

Pet store seeks stolen puppy

The husband-and-wife owners of a Middle Village pet store are offering a $200 reward and a store discount to anyone who can help cops identify a woman who snatched a puppy from the business Friday night. Comment.
Middle Village

City gives Crowley pass on ‘09 campaign fines

City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s (D-Middle Village) campaign account was assessed four violations last Thursday by the city Campaign Finance Board, but she was not ordered to pay any fines. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Kew Gardens

Ex-Mets manager stole team memorabilia: DA

KEW GARDENS — The former longtime clubhouse manager of the New York Mets pleaded guilty in Queens Supreme Court Tuesday to stealing $2.3 million in Mets memorabilia, but will not face jail time as part of his plea agreement, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Middle Village

Calhoun breaks CK record

Omar Calhoun was already the winningest boys’ basketball player in Christ the King history, the only one to ever win back-to-back CHSAA Class AA intersectional championships. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012

Rego Park

PS 174 teacher arrested on sex abuse charges

A review is underway of all city Department of Education personnel after a computer teacher at PS 174 in Rego Park was charged with sexually touching two boys, city Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said outside the school Friday. Comment.
Middle Village

Droesch cheers CK closer to playoffs

Senior Night is always an emotional one under normal circumstances, but it wasn’t normal for Rayne Connell. Comment.

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