Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012


Miller, GVAC sponsor toy drive

State Assemblyman Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) and the Glendale Volunteer Ambulance Corps will host a toy drive to benefit children in need this holiday season. Comment

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012


Police on the hunt for robber of boro bank

RIDGEWOOD — The Breaking News Network said police were seeking information about a Hispanic male in his 20s who robbed a bank, at 70-01 Forest Ave. Friday. Comment

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Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

Rego Park

Four harmed by Thanksgiving blaze: BNN

REGO PARK — Firefighters were called to an apartment building in Rego Park Thanksgiving afternoon for an all-hands fire, the Breaking News Network reported. Comment

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Howard Beach

Addabbo focuses on relief

With a nationally scrutinized, hard-fought and money-fueled race for a state Senate seat now over and the recovery effort underway after Hurricane Sandy devastated southern Queens, newly re-elected Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) is looking forward. Comment
Rockaway Park

Rockaway’s economy decimated

Philip Cicia stared into his wrecked store, Beer House Beverages, one of many Rockaway businesses devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Comment
Broad Channel

Texans deliver Broad Channel relief

For Keith Day, the crippling effects of Hurricane Sandy were only images and videos on the television, more than 1,500 miles away. Comment
Broad Channel

Rockaway bridge tolls to resume Saturday

Tolls are back on Rockaway bridges, authorities announced Friday afternoon. Comment
Forest Hills

Holiday helps Austin Street

Small business owners in Queens were divided over whether Small Business Saturday — the shopping holiday that is the independent shop owner’s answer to the big box-dominated Black Friday — was helpful for sales. Comment

Cops look for two in relation to robbery

RIDGEWOOD — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating two men who are wanted in connection with an attempted robbery and criminal impersonation in the 104th Precinct near Cypress Avenue. Comment

Incredible Response to Sandy

We think most Queens residents will agree that, with the exception of the service delays by Consolidated Edison and the Long Island Power Authority, the government’s response was remarkable. Compare that to the bumbling that occurred when Hurricane Katrina stuck the Gulf Coast in 2005. Comments (2)

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012


New Council lines inflame Woodhaven

A Woodhaven civic group is drawing a line in the sand, rejecting a proposed redistricting it says will split the neighborhood’s representation in the City Council. Comment

Rockaway pipeline proposed amid rupture fears

With predictions the city will see an increase in hurricanes like Sandy in the future, some are concerned a proposed natural gas pipeline that would travel from the Atlantic Ocean under the Rockaways through Jamaica Bay and into Brooklyn could be vulnerable. Comment
Broad Channel

Medical van visits Sandy victims

The last thing victims of Hurricane Sandy should need to worry about is their health insurance coverage, doctors and administrators from North Shore-LIJ Health System said. Comment
Forest Hills

Vehicle crash kills man on Thanksgiving Day

FOREST HILLS — A car crash on the Grand Central Parkway killed a 53-year-old man on Thanksgiving, police said. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Forest Hills

Youngsters take part in heartwarming storm relief effort

Leave it to a child to simplify relief needs in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Comment
Howard Beach

Man in critical condition after vehicle crash: Cops

HOWARD BEACH — A collision between a Con Edison truck, an SUV and a pickup truck resulted in a man sustaining critical injuries Nov. 20, according to Comment
Breezy Point

Breezy Point hit by Thanksgiving looting

BREEZY POINT — Some residents of hurricane-hit Breezy Point said their damaged homes were looted over the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the New York Post. Comments (1)

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