Forest Hills Ledger

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Rego Park

Hospital grants free knee surgery to aid the uninsured

A Rego Park woman will be walking pain-free and enjoying other activities in the new year, thanks to a free knee replacement performed by North Shore-LIJ doctors through Operation Walk USA, a project that gives free knee and hip replacement surgeries for local residents who are uninsured and under-insured. Comments (1).

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Forest Hills

Group gets grant to study Rockaway line land

A group hoping to transform a long-dormant rail line into a public greenway will try to get science on their side after receiving a state grant to conduct a feasibility study. Comments (1).

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013

Forest Hills

Off-duty officer charged with DWI and leaving scene after crash

FOREST HILLS — An off-duty New York Police Department officer was arrested within the 112th Precinct and charged with driving while intoxicated, police said. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Rockaway Park

Red Cross outraises other charities for Sandy relief

A number of prominent charities helping with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts have collectively raised about $400 million, with the American Red Cross’ donations making up nearly half that amount, according to self-reported data collected by the New York state attorney general. Comment.
Forest Hills

Cellphone robbery suspects sought by 112th Pct.

FOREST HILLS — The New York Police Department was looking for help identifying suspects wanted in connection with a robbery pattern within the 112th Precinct, police said. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Middle Village

Middle Village’s beloved Carl Berner dies at 110

An original member of the Juniper Park Civic Association and one of the oldest men in the city died this week at the impressive age of 110. Comment.
Forest Hills

Second man nabbed in Forest Hills cannibal case

A New Jersey man was arrested last week in connection with an NYPD officer from Forest Hills who is accused of a gruesome plot to cook and eat a number of woman after raping and torturing them, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan said. Comment.
Forest Hills

Cops seek assistance in locating E train flash suspect

FOREST HILLS — The New York Police Department was looking for help in finding a man wanted for public lewdness on a subway train in the 112th Precinct, police said. Comment.
Middle Village

Calhoun scores 30 in loss to top-ranked Ossining

Christ the King could only keep Ossining’s Saniya Chong quiet for so long. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Rockaway Beach

Cuomo seeks to abolish LIPA in his state address

After absorbing flak for the way it handled the post-Hurricane Sandy recovery process, the Long Island Power Authority must now accept the consequences. Comments (1).
Rockaway Beach

Obama signs storm relief bill as Queens slams slow aid pace

Queens elected officials expressed outrage that Congress has stalled on approving the $60 billion in funds needed to begin the serious recovery from Hurricane Sandy but welcomed the scaled-back aid bill members of the House passed before returning home last weekend. Comment.
Middle Village

CK’s Mulic best in Queens

The Queens girls’ soccer teams remained among the city’s elite. Comment.

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