Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011


Miller hosts free mammography event

State Assemblyman Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) will be providing free mammograms to qualified women in the area. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 12, 2011

Kew Gardens

City to update waterfront

Representatives from the Department of City Planning presented a year-long plan to update the city’s Waterfront Revitalization Program to the Queens Borough Board Monday night, but City Councilman Peter Koo (R-Flushing) thought it would take longer than expected. Comment.
Middle Village

CK alumni bring wisdom to bench

Two of the best players ever to walk through the doors of Christ the King are back at the school this year as coaches. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011

Forest Hills

Queens woman unlawfully took baby girl: Police

MANHATTAN — A Forest Hills woman was arrested last week on charges she took away an infant girl she was baby-sitting in Manhattan. Comment.

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LIC, Jamaica can handle train growth: Transit group

We read with interest your Nov. 24-30 article “Hevesi wants barriers for Fresh Pond trains” and believe it is important to clarify some of the inaccuracies in the article. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

Forest Hills

Villa Isabella: Good, festive Italian in Forest Hills

Forest Hills’ commercial strip along Metropolitan Avenue has no dearth of Italian eateries. With other cuisines, you can choose from one of this or one of that, but when it comes to Italian, options range from multiple casual pizzerias to full-blown white tablecloth establishments. Comment.
Forest Hills

Police identify woman killed in Forest Hills accident

FOREST HILLS — A 68-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car during an accident early last Thursday morning in Forest Hills, police said. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 9, 2011


Transit group calls Q58 boro’s slowest bus

The 50th Street crosstown bus in Manhattan has won the title of slowest bus in New York City with the Q58 earning the title of the most tardy in Queens. Comment.

Dolan tirelessly advocated for parks

On behalf of the city Parks Department family, we were saddened to hear of the untimely death of our friend, Pat Dolan. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011

Forest Hills

Alan Hevesi denied early release

In a 2-1 decision, disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was denied his first shot at parole last week and will remain in an upstate prison, where he is serving time for corruption, for at least one more year. Comments (1).
Howard Beach

Murder rocks Howard Beach

Howard Beach residents were awakened by gunshots early Saturday morning after a neighborhood man was found murdered and slumped over his steering wheel after smashing his car into another vehicle, police and neighbors said. Comment.
Middle Village

CK does not disappoint at kickoff against Orange Wave

Christ the King was down seven points, Thomas Jefferson’s tiny inferno of a gymnasium was rocking and Joe Arbitello couldn’t have been happier. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011

Forest Hills

Queens activist Dolan remembered by pols and civics

Former Queens Borough President Claire Shulman called late civic leader Pat Dolan “the quintessential Queens civic worker” during a memorial service for Dolan last week in Forest Hills. Comment.

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