Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, Jan. 16, 2012

Middle Village

Volunteers lend a hand at Juniper MulchFest

Hundreds of trees were chopped and turned into mulch at Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village during MulchFest, an annual event organized by the Parks Department. Comment.
Ozone Park

Ozone Park father and son killed in apparent accidental carbon monoxide poisoning

A father and son died in what investigators believe was an accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in Ozone Park. Police said that both Kuo-Kung Chen, 66, and his son Aaron Chen, 29, were found dead in their home on 101st Avenue at 90th Street Saturday evening. Comments (2).

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012

Rockaway Park

Boro woman leaves scene of fatal accident: Police

BROOKLYN — A Far Rockaway teen was arrested last week after she left the scene of an accident where a delivery man was killed, police said. Comments (1).
Middle Village

Xaverian’s ‘Severe’ defeat

On a day in which just about every three-pointer dropped, the two that would have set a school record didn’t. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012

Kew Gardens

DOT says safety measures cut traffic fatalities in Queens

The final numbers are not in yet, but traffic deaths in Queens last year are expected to be at an all-time low, city Department of Transportation Queens Commissioner Maura McCarthy told the Borough Board Monday. Comments (1).
Rego Park

Victim stabbed by two brothers during fight: DA

REGO PARK — Two brothers were arrested on New Year’s Day for allegedly beating and stabbing a man following an early morning argument, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Middle Village

Christ the King alum makes first collegiate appearance

Jeff Walz couldn’t help but notice something different about Bria Smith at practice as he was going over a scouting report. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Forest Hills

Forest Hills saw crime spike in 2011

Crime in Forest Hills and Rego Park jumped 13 percent between 2010 and 2011, according to NYPD statistics. Comment.

DA busts dozen in connection with drug sales at end of ‘Heroin Highway’

District Attorney Richard Brown coined yet another unflattering nickname for a Queens thoroughfare Friday morning when he announced the results of a massive drug bust involving suspected dealers in the borough and well-to-do customers in Suffolk and Nassau counties. Comments (4).

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Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens’ artist Sandy Ryan finds inspiration from her marathon running and triathlons

Longtime Kew Gardens’ resident Sandy Ryan can sum up most of her days with three simple, if not exhausting, verbs: Run, paint, teach. Comments (3).

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