Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, Sept. 23, 2013


CB5 pedals forward on adding designated bike lanes

Community members who live within the confines of Community Board 5 will soon have an opportunity to weigh in on proposed bike lanes in the area, according to officials from the city Department of Transportation. Comment

Cops looking for missing Ridgewood woman

RIDGEWOOD — Police are searching for a woman who went missing last week from Ridgewood. Michelle Chung, 31, was last seen Sept. 10 at on Linden Street and Fresh Pond Road within the 104th precinct. She is described as Asian. Comment
New Voices

Hindus clean up Rockaway sanctuary after water rites

Although Queens residents of all stripes are guilty of littering or dumping in Jamaica Bay, Hindu religious rites get some blame for some of the more visible debris. The Hindu rite of Ganga Pooja involves making an offering into a body of water as a way of cleansing one’s sins. Comments (2)

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013

Middle Village

Drive helps Mid Vil fire victims

Community United Methodist Church hosted a fund-raiser Sunday for several families whose homes were damaged by a fire that tore through Middle Village last week. About 200 firefighters were dispatched to the five-alarm fire that started at 78-15 68th Ave. Comment

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013


Police search for teen from Ridgewood

The NYPD is searching for a teen girl who has been missing from her home in Ridgewood since Sept. 8. Christal Davila was last seen leaving her house on Weirfield Street at 9:50 a.m. She is described as Hispanic and is 5-foot-3 and weighs 140 pounds. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt with black print. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013


Student dies in hospital after Maspeth car crash

A 13-year-old boy who suffered minor injuries in a horrific Maspeth car accident last week when an SUV jumped the curb and struck five students died Saturday, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Comments (3)

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads

After long wait O’Neill’s finally makes its comeback

In May 2011, firefighters from Squad 288 lowered the flag waving above a smoldering structure fire. The flag was all that remained of O’Neill’s in Maspeth, the decades-old restaurant that had been gutted by the blaze. Comments (6)
Rego Park

Apartment units to be added atop Rego Center

Work has already begun to build 314 apartment units on top of the Rego Center shopping mall in Rego Park. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

No Holds Barred

Why can’t New York City kids master the English language?

There has been more and more discussion recently about the sad state of English usage by American students. This apparently is not just a matter of elementary, middle or high schools. Students are entering college without the necessary tools to handle the language. Comments (12)

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

Middle Village

Church to host drive for Middle Village fire victims

A Middle Village church will play host to a fund-raiser Sunday afternoon for families whose homes were destroyed or damaged in a five-alarm blaze earlier this week. Comment

Sign up for daily news e-mails!

Forest Hills Ledger archive

Community News Group