Forest Hills Ledger

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Forest Hills

Mid Vill man honored for 35 years of work with Little League

When Phil Fragale first became involved with the Forest Hills Little League, Jimmy Carter was president. Comment.
Forest Hills

Forest Hills’ My Kitchen cooks up new Italian fare

Long time Forest Hillsians might remember the original My Kitchen from the ‘80s, when it was a popular Austin Street eatery. After disappearing from the scene for over a decade, it re-emerged on Metropolitan Avenue in a spiffy new space with a restaurant and a party room. It started off with great promise, but gradually entered a state of inexorable decline. Comment.

Gluten-free Dessert Tasting

Rudy’s Pastry Shop in Ridgewood will host a gluten-free dessert tasting for $15, which includes five pastries and a cup of coffee. Comment.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013


RGMVM Little League kicks off

The Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth Little League started their seasons last weekend with a parade. Comment.
Middle Village

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire remembered in Middle Village

A ceremony was recently held at Christ the King High School to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. Comment.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Forest Hills

Holocaust survivor recalls war-torn childhood

To say the Holocaust was a dark time in human history is an understatement; to say it was the last genocide is foolish, according to author Marione Ingram. Comment.

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The Play’s the Thing

Middle Village actor takes on his greatest role: Husband

Bernie Bosio is taking the plunge. Or so he claimed when we got together recently at my Douglaston law office, where we used to hold Outrageous Fortune Company auditions, barely tolerated by my attorney colleagues, even though I assured them that lawyers and actors have a lot in common. Comments (1).

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Ozone Park

Cops on the hunt for two Ozone Pk. burglary suspects

OZONE PARK — Police were looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that happened within the confines of the 106th Precinct around 1 a.m. March 7. Comment.
Middle Village

Severe chosen as boro’s best

Christ the King dominated the borough and the city, winning its second state Federation Class AA title in four years. John Adams nearly took home a Class A state Federation crown after winning the school’s first PSAL city title. Comments (1).

Saturday, April 13, 2013


Brown defers case in Forest Park attack

The case against a Howard Beach man who was suspected of the attempted rape against a woman in Forest Park has been deferred pending further investigation and he has been charged instead with groping another woman three blocks from the park, a spokeswoman from the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

Woodhaven building with open construction violations collapses: Officials

A two-story unoccupied building with more than 30 open construction violations collapsed in Woodhaven Friday evening, temporarily shutting down J train service nearby, fire officials said. Comments (1).

Friday, April 12, 2013

Broad Channel

Broad Channel’s cheese bagels bounce back from brink

Hurricane Sandy disrupted Broad Channel’s relative tranquility with a surge that washed away homes, roads, cars, businesses and the epitome of comfort food: the cheese bagel. Comments (1).
Forest Hills Gardens

Gingerbread Players hit spotlights in sweet musical

After more than half an hour practicing the same dance steps, choreographer Mim Paquin gathers a dozen young actors center stage for a quick refresher in the art of musical theater performance. Comments (3).
Rego Park

Cops looking for Rego Park burglary suspect

REGO PARK — The NYPD was asking for the public to help find a man wanted in connection with four burglaries. Comment.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Kew Gardens

USTA project dodges vote

The United State Tennis Association’s proposal to expand its Flushing Meadows Corona Park facility made its way through the borough president’s office this week, but no formal vote was taken. Comment.
Forest Hills

Weiner contemplates running for mayor

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, the Forest Hills congressman who resigned after revelations he sent lewd self-portraits and racy text messages to women following him on social media platforms, is mulling a political comeback, according to a lengthy interview he gave to The Sunday New York Times. Comment.

Two children from Glendale die in Ohio accident: AP

GLENDALE — A devastating highway accident in Ohio claimed the lives of a city correction officer’s two young children, according to the Associated Press. Comment.
Ozone Park

Ozone Park project set to start next year

The scarred and pockmarked streets of Ozone Park make for tricky driving. Comment.
Forest Hills

Police search for Forest Hills burglary suspect with limp

FOREST HILLS — The NYPD hopes the public can help to find a man wanted in connection with three burglaries within the 112th Precinct, police said. Comment.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Ozone Park

Man found dead in Ozone Park apartment

OZONE PARK — A 63-year-old man was found dead Tuesday evening in an Ozone Park apartment where he had been staying with a couple he befriended, police and the friends said. Comment.
Ozone Park

Man found dead in Ozone Park apartment: NYPD

A 63-year-old man was found dead Tuesday evening in an Ozone Park apartment where he had been staying with a couple he befriended, police and the friends said. Comment.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Forest Hills

Flushing teacher arrested on student sex charges: Police

A public school teacher was arrested Monday night and charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl, the Police Department said. Comments (2).

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