Forest Hills Ledger

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Forest Hills

Ex-borough Rep. Weiner tops Quinn in latest poll

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is leading the New York City mayoral race, according to a poll released Wednesday. Comment.
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway man identified as 44th Hurricane victim

The death toll from Hurricane Sandy has risen to 44 in the city after a man found dead in his home was determined to be a victim of the storm. Comment.
Glendale

Glendale man dies in GCP motorcycle crash: NYPD

GLENDALE — A Glendale man died Sunday after the motorcycle he was driving on the Grand Central Parkway struck a guardrail, the city Police Department said. Comment.
Ozone Park

Ozone Park man who escaped during arrest apprehended by police: Cops

OZONE PARK — An Ozone Park man who allegedly escaped while being placed under arrest in Harlem Saturday was collared by police, the NYPD said Tuesday. Comment.
QueensLine

‘Little Prairie’ star Michael Landon born in Forest Hills

For more than 30 years, Queens native Michael Landon entertained American television audiences with family-friendly shows such as “Bonanza,” “Little House on the Prairie” and “Highway to Heaven.” Comments (2).

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Woodhaven

Suspects stole copper pipe from empty Woodhaven building: Police

WOODHAVEN — Two suspects allegedly broke into an address on Jamaica Avenue near 75th Street, a vacant residential location, and stole copper piping, police said. Comment.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Maspeth

Bypass route fails to stem Maspeth truck traffic

Nearly two years since the Maspeth Bypass was implemented, residents say truck traffic still is a nuisance in their neighborhood. Comments (3).
Ridgewood

Missing Ridgewood woman last seen entering M train station: Police

RIDGEWOOD — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who was reported missing within the 104th Precinct. Comment.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Woodhaven

Forest Park carousel gets landmark designation

The Forest Park Carousel spun its way onto the prestigious list of New York City landmarks after the city Landmarks Preservation Commission announced Tuesday that it would give the special designation to the attraction. Comments (3).
Forest Hills

English Rock group to perform at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium

The Forest Hills Tennis Stadium has reached a major turning point in its history. Although it has not been used for a major event in years, the arena will host English folk rock band Mumford and Sons in August. Comment.
Ridgewood

104th Precinct: Crime down, car accidents up

Capt. Christopher Manson, who has been with the 104th Precinct since January, said his and the 83rd Precinct in Brooklyn have been working together to stop a violent robbery pattern along the Ridgewood-Bushwick border. Comment.
Ozone Park

Human remains found at late mobster’s Ozone Park home: Medical Examiner

OZONE PARK — Remains found at the Ozone Park home of the late mobster James “Jimmy the Gent” Burke were identified as human, according to a representative for the city medical examiner’s office. Comment.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Glendale

Glendale man dies in Grand Central motorcycle crash: NYPD

A Glendale man died Sunday after the motorcycle he was driving on the Grand Central Parkway struck a guardrail, the Police Department said. Comment.

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