Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Forest Hills

Grill Palace offers succulence, surprises

There is no shortage of international cuisine in Queens — the city’s mecca for diverse eats, expertly prepared by chefs who grew up surrounded by deliciously unique fare. Comments (1)

Monday, July 23, 2012


City girls find being green is easy in natural setting

In this city of concrete, there are still natural settings hidden just off the beaten — and paved — path. Comment

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Breezy Point

Wounded warriors hit the water for annual Rockaway festival

Cpl. Jason Wheeler smiled and laughed as he strapped on his goggles while he was poolside in Breezy Point Saturday. Before continuing his efforts to become a master scuba diver, Wheeler took a breather to share his story on what brought the New Hampshire native to New York. Comment

Friday, July 20, 2012

Middle Village

Crowley sees cash slashed

A treasure trove of discretionary funds was allotted to members of the City Council recently — but the cash hauls were not doled out equally, as one Queens lawmaker’s funds were drastically slashed. Comments (2)

Civic leader eyes Miller’s Assembly seat

He went from presidential honoree to a campaign hopeful in a matter of days. Comment

Can Weiner Come Back?

Just a year after resigning in disgrace from Congress, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is reportedly considering running for mayor. Comments (1)

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Kew Gardens

Queens pols seek vote on microstamping bill

A Queens lawmaker called out state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and his party Monday, urging the Republican leader to bring a controversial gun control measure to a vote during a special session in Albany. Comments (6)
Forest Hills

Weiner packs funds to run

Scandal-plagued former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is sitting on several million dollars, which he could use in a run for mayor. Comment
Ozone Park

GOPers battle in race to Queens primary

Republican candidates looking to unseat state Sen. Joseph Addabbo are ratcheting up their efforts as they each vie to wrestle away their party’s nomination. Comments (1)
Forest Hills

Man charged in fatal GCP crash

A Jamaica Hills man has been arraigned on charges of driving under the influence and mowing down a 63-year-old highway worker on the Grand Central Parkway last week, the Queens DA said. Comment
Political Action

Senate candidate Reyes champions rights of businesses

In the 15th state Senate district in western Queens, the Republican Party at the county and state levels is dedicated to recapturing that seat from state Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach), who won the office from conservative Republican Serf Maltese in 2008 after Maltese had held the seat for 20 years. Comment

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Rockaway Beach

Beach Channel lineman commits to being Husky

Folorunso “Foley” Fatukasi felt like a Huskie when he attended UConn football camp in June. Comment

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