Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

Forest Hills

Forest Hills biz offers art with organic foods

There is an organic foods store in Forest Hills called “The Organicworld” where customers can purchase natural organic foods, vitamins and supplements, personal skin care products and household cleaning items. When you walk into the store, however, you realize the merchandise is a backdrop to various works of art beautifully displayed among the products. Comment.
Forest Hills

Wife of ‘Cannibal Cop’ first to testify at his trial

The trial for the Forest Hills man known as the “Cannibal Cop” began in Manhattan federal court Monday with Gilberto Valle’s estranged wife testifying about how she discovered his alleged plot to kidnap, rape, murder and cannibalize a number of women. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013

Woodhaven

Car kills man on Woodhaven Boulevard

WOODHAVEN — Police said a 67-year-old man was killed Feb. 13 when he was struck by a car on Woodhaven Boulevard. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013

Broad Channel

Main drag in Broad Channel gets an overdue clean up

Like an uninvited guest, Hurricane Sandy left a messy trail for Queens to clean up. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Brooklyn rabbi tried to meet girl, 14: DA

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn rabbi was charged with sending sexually explicit messages to a person he had met online and whom he believed to be a 14-year-old girl, the Queens District Attorney said. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

Howard Beach

Boro’s Sandy-hit churches step closer to FEMA aid

A bill that would allow churches, synagogues, temples and other houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Sandy to receive federal aid to rebuild passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week, although it is still uncertain whether the development will result in help for Queens religious institutions still reeling from the storm. Comments (1).
Breezy Point

Sandy aid measure raises church/state separation

As houses of worship pray for help rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy, one secular organization hopes a bill it believes breaches separation of church and state stalls in the U.S. Senate. Comments (1).

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Breezy Point

Family seeks answers after woman found in Breezy Pt.

The police have not identified any suspects in the case of a 24-year-old woman whose body was found washed up on the beach in Breezy Point after she disappeared nearly two months ago, and the woman’s boyfriend claimed he was doing everything he can to find her murderer. Comment.

Sign up for daily news emails!

Forest Hills Ledger archive

CNG: Community Newspaper Group