Forest Hills Ledger

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway filmmaker hangs 10

You wouldn’t think that New York has a rich surfing history, or that surfing and firefighting are related, but it does and they are. It turns out that generations of Rockaway, Queens and Long Beach, Long Island firefighters, who called these coastline communities home, were avid surfers who passed down their passion for saving lives and riding waves to their children, even while inspiring others to follow in their footsteps. Comments (1).
Kew Gardens

Katz taps Comrie for deputy BP

Queens Borough President-elect Melinda Katz has tapped Councilman Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans), a term-limited lawmaker from southeast Queens and her former Democratic Party primary rival, as her deputy borough president. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 2, 2013


Ulrich to include Woodhaven in public budgeting program

The new City Council districts are causing concerns for Woodhaven residents who want their community to join the participatory budgeting program. Comment.

QueensWay meet silences speech

In the United States of America, we are granted certain rights and freedoms by the U.S. Constitution. One of these rights, which I am no stranger to, is the freedom of speech. Comments (4).

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013


Property stolen from lockers at gyms: Cops

GLENDALE — There have been multiple grand larcenies at the Planet Fitness, at 329 Wyckoff Ave., and the New York Sports Club in the Shops at Atlas Park, according to the 104th Precinct. Comment.
Howard Beach

Driver charged in Howard Beach crash that took life of musician: NYPD

A popular musician from Glendale was killed in a car crash in Howard Beach early Saturday, police and friends said. Comments (4).

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Middle Village

104th police combat MidVil South crime

Police and other officials are assuring community residents that they are working to combat crime in Middle Village South. Comment.
Forest Hills

Forest Hills celebrates Hanukkah

The Central Queens YM & YMHA held an event to mark Hanukkah in Forest Hills. The event was organized by Dale Stark and Ribin Kaufman. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013


Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run truck crash: Police

Authorities were looking for a white commercial truck that drove off after striking and killing a 54-year-old bicyclist in Maspeth Wednesday evening, the NYPD said. Comment.
Forest Hills

Forest Hills mailman vies for MMA title

The postman always delivers, but in borough postal worker Jerome Bourne’s case, he is delivering knockouts as well as newspapers. Comments (2).
Middle Village

Veteran Royals eye basketball state title

Sierra Calhoun, Kollyns Scarbrough and Kristen Drogsler got a tangible reminder that time is limited for them and the teams’ six other seniors to leave their mark on Christ the King history. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Rego Park

Study will examine rail line

Rockaway transit activists may be on track to getting their train back. Comments (3).
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway organizer raises typhoon funds

A Rockaway resident is organizing a fund-raiser that will benefit Team Rubicon and its efforts to aid and rebuild in the Philippines, after a typhoon killed more than 5,000 people in the southeast Asian nation. Comment.

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