Forest Hills Ledger

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Broad Channel

Jamaica Bay birds get ready for winter journey south

On a fall-like Friday early in September, a cold front moved through the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, a stopover for migrating birds on their annual southward journey. Comments (1).

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Ozone Park

Ozone Park rezone approved by two community boards

To help curb the surge in development affecting Ozone Park, the city is attempting to rezone the neighborhood so rules better reflect the neighborhood’s residential character. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

Glendale

Bus driver and two others arrested after robbery of iPhone in Corona: NYPD

CORONA — An off-duty bus driver was charged in connection to the theft of an iPhone from 17-year-old girl, according to police. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Forest Hills

Concert strikes chord with harmonica enthusiasts

Give musician Jia-yi He 30 minutes, and he’ll help you master the basics of playing classical, blues, jazz and country tunes just by breathing. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Maspeth

Siblings want city to designate 9/11 firehouse a landmark

On a clear day, firefighters in Squad Co. No. 288 can see the top of One World Trade Center from their fire house in Maspeth. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Queens pols call on Bloomy to drop co-location plans

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is moving full steam ahead with his educational agenda in the waning days of his administration, and a coalition of Queens leaders Tuesday denounced his efforts as an attempt to impose his policies on his successor. Comments (1).
Middle Village

MidVil bakery hit with $25K fine: Commission

The owner of a Middle Village bakery says he is being harassed after he and his wife were hit with $25,000 in fines by the city Commission on Human Rights for allegedly refusing to hire a woman because she is black and for posting a discriminatory advertisement on Craigslist. Comment.
Rockaway Beach

Agency to consider Rockaway rail revival

Proponents of reactivating the abandoned Rockaway Beach railway got a boost of support from the transit planners last week. Comments (3).
Middle Village

Healthy Christ the King team falls to Fordham Preparatory

Christ the King got a glimpse of what its full team is capable of against Fordham Prep, last season’s city runner up. However, the strong performance did not translate into a win. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Forest Hills

Meng hosts Forest Hills talk on Iran

A federal lawmaker brought attention to the strained relations between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran this week by hosting a public forum at the Forest Hills Jewish Center this week. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Maspeth

Norman Rockwell painting, recently sold for $1M, swiped from Maspeth facility

A painting by well-known American artist Norman Rockwell was stolen from a Maspeth art shipping and storage facility last month, police said. Comment.

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