Forest Hills Ledger

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009


City OKs new design for Ridgewood Reservoir

After months of conflict with community groups, the city has approved a preliminary design contract for Ridgewood Reservoir. Comment.

Bus kills Ridgewood teacher

A Ridgewood woman, who published reports said was a day care teacher, was run over and killed by a bus Friday night just eight blocks from her home, police said. Comment.

Ridgewood fire company’s closing stirs worry

A Brooklyn fire engine company that covers part of Ridgewood was previously slated for nighttime closure, but now faces elimination altogether, elected officials and civic leaders warned Monday. Comment.

City Council postpones hearing on Maspeth HS

A City Council hearing on the proposed 1,100−seat high school in Maspeth was put on hold for a month after an outcry from civic leaders opposing the plan and pressure from City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D−Middle Village). Comment.
Forest Hills Ledger

Calls track route of dentist slay suspect: DA

Prosecutors used the cell phone records of the man accused of killing a Forest Hills dentist in front of his daughter to map out the suspected gunman’s alleged escape route down the East Coast. Comment.
Forest Hills Ledger

Forest Hills school to open with different learning approach

When Forest Hills resident Karyn Slutsky and Manhattan resident Francis Mechner open their alternative school in September, they hope it will be a haven for students who they believe have not reached their potential in mainstream public or private schools. Comment.
Forest Hills Ledger

Review Rego Park home: Stavisky

For four years, Rego Park resident Kang Yuen and his family have been living in a house that frequently shakes and with noises that sound like a train consistently rolling by in the summertime due to a commercial−sized heating⁄air conditioning unit illegally installed on the roof by Yuen’s neighbors, state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D−Whitestone) and Yuen said. Comment.

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