Forest Hills Ledger

Friday, Dec. 19, 2008


Civic has low expectations for new school plan

News that the city School Construction Authority would present a new proposal in January for a intermediate−high school complex in Maspeth brought waves of criticism from the community board and the area’s largest civic association. Comment

MidViller garners MTV buzz

A Queens−based band with members from Bayside, Flushing and Middle Village took the top prize last month at an MTV awards show that honored the best college bands without a record deal from across the country, the band’s bass player said. Comment
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Malakov’s brother sues accused killers

Mazoltuv Borukhova is already gearing up for her criminal trial in the murder of Dr. Daniel Malakov, her estranged husband, in a Forest Hills playground, but now she and her alleged accomplice may have to prepare for a separate battle in civil court. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008


No solution at meeting on PS 91 playground

The debate continued last week between neighbors, civic associations, elected officials and Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office over the new playground to be built in PS 91’s schoolyard in Glendale, but little headway was evident. Comment

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Woman from Maspeth gets 5 yrs in scam

A Maspeth woman arrested as part of an Internet−based robbery operation pleaded guilty on Long Island last Thursday, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said. Comment
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City Council hopeful sues finance board

Kew Gardens resident Mel Gagarin, running for the 29th City Council District, said the city Campaign Finance Board is unfairly allowing incumbents to potentially outspend challengers and he is hoping to change that with a recently filed lawsuit in state Supreme Court. Comment

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