Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011


Woodhaven Library book discussion group seeks new readers

Queens Library at Woodhaven invites the community to join the Woodhaven’s Book Discussion Group. For more than 40 years, the library has hosted a discussion around a great book. It is inviting new members. It meets monthly on the third Wednesday. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011

Howard Beach

Model train enthusiasts meet in Howard Beach

The MTA’s A line was not the only train heading through Howard Beach over the weekend. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011

Middle Village

CK football coach, staff asked to quit

Christ the King varsity football Coach Chris Higgins and his entire staff were asked to resign by the school’s board of directors last week, sources told the New York Post. Comment.

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Friday, Nov. 25, 2011


Hevesi wants barriers for Fresh Pond trains

State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) is calling on a city body to install sound barriers near the Fresh Pond Terminal in Ridgewood so residents will not have to hear loud freight trains passing by the neighborhood. Comments (7).

Man victim of assault from 3 others: Police

RIDGEWOOD — Police arrested one teenager Tuesday and were still looking for two more men in a Nov. 8. assault of a 25-year-old man on a Queens-bound L train in Ridgewood, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Forest Hills

‘See How They Run:’ Parkside’s zany Brit hit

The reviewer must warn the theatergoer that Parkside Players’ new production of “See How They Run” makes no sense whatsoever. This is a good thing, because this work by Philip King is a complete, unapologetic farce. Even the name of the town where it takes place, Merton-Cum-Middlewick, is weird even for an English placename. Comment.
Middle Village

CK loss put juniors on notice this year

Isaiah Lewis shot a glance at Jordan Fuchs in the locker room of the Times Union Center in Albany. Christ the King had just lost to Mount Vernon in overtime of the New York State Federation Class AA basketball championship game and tears were streaming down the faces of their senior teammates. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011


‘A Terrific and Tireless Leader’

We routinely report on the activities of countless community leaders. Along the way, we have been impressed by the dedication of many we have met, but none more so than Pat Dolan, who died last week. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011


Despite bypass, trucks travel Maspeth roads

Large trucks continue to use Grand and Flushing avenues in Maspeth after the city Department of Transportation instituted a traffic plan last summer prohibiting the trucks from barreling through those streets, business owners on the commercial strip said Friday. Comments (3).

Man charged in crash that killed Maspeth bar owner

The man suspected of killing popular Maspeth bar owner George Gibbons Jr. last month was being held without bail after being arraigned on manslaughter and other charges last week, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Forest Hills

GOP unites in Forest Hills

After U.S. Rep. Bob Turner’s (R-Kew Gardens) upset victory against state Assemblyman David Weprin in a September special election, Republicans are extending their reach into Forest Hills with a new political club. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011


Suspect in Gibbons hit-and-run death faces manslaughter charge; held without bail

The man suspected of killing popular Maspeth bar owner George Gibbons, Jr. last month is being held without bail after being arraigned on manslaughter and other charges Wednesday, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.

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