Forest Hills Ledger

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Broad Channel

Boro residents may get city help removing mold

Some Queens homeowners who are battling mold after Hurricane Sandy ravaged their houses may see some relief through a new $15 million initiative sponsored by the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and two nonprofits helping with recovery efforts . But some borough houses of worship contend the plan falls short. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013

Breezy Point

Polar Bears take dip on Breezy Point shore for hurricane relief

For the past 13 years, hundreds have helped Annie McMahon celebrate her birthday and fund cystic fibrosis research by plunging into the icy waters off Rockaway but this year’s frigid swim also raised money for the storm-ravaged community where the event was held. Comment

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Breezy Point

Velazquez, Meng want bigger share of Sandy cleanup for small biz

New York lawmakers want more hurricane relief funds to go to small businesses. Comment
Ozone Park

Cops seek missing man from Ozone Park

OZONE PARK — Police were seeking help in locating an Ozone Park man who went missing last week. Comment

Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Rockaway Beach

Fed storm aid funds released for city use

Queens residents whose homes and business were decimated by Hurricane Sandy may soon start to get help from the federal storm aid package with new city plans for spending an initial allocation of $1.77 billion in grants. Comment
I Sit and Look Out

Casting votes against Sandy aid is not the American way

As a Manhattan native, I have always been proud of being born in this city, but I learned from my parents that I should consider myself an American first before giving my allegiance to any locality. Comments (1)

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013


Tough Choices

The time has come for painful common sense. Comment

State must find funding in budget for early education

I am writing to request that you hold the funding levels for Early Intervention Programs and preschool services at the same levels that were enacted in the 2012-13 state budget in your executive budget proposal for fiscal year 2013-14 and commit to doing so in future budgets. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013

Forest Hills

Cop wanted to hand wife over to cannibal: Post

FOREST HILLS — The NYPD’s suspected “cannibal cop” allegedly offered up his wife in a sick Internet chat, according to the New York Post. Comment

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

Breezy Point

Breezy Point slow to rebuild after Sandy left few standing

Three months after Hurricane Sandy devastated Breezy Point, many people say the sleepy coastal community will rebuild. Comment
Breezy Point

Ireland sends its lads to peninsula to restore damaged parish center

Battered and burned by Hurricane Sandy, the bungalow community of Breezy Point received a helping hand from the luck and brawn of the Irish. Comment
Kew Gardens

Court strikes down part of DA’s interview program

Thousands of convictions in Queens court could be heading for retrial after a state appellate court ruled last week that part of a program run by District Attorney Richard Brown’s office violated suspects’ constitutional rights against self-incrimination. Comment
Rockaway Beach

Scholars regroups after storm

The world around the Scholars Academy girls’ basketball team is as regular as it can be after Hurricane Sandy turned things upside down just a few months ago. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

Middle Village

Severe soars with red hot Christ the King

The Christ the King boys’ basketball team further proved why it’s considered the city’s top team, and star guard Jon Severe displayed why his recruiting stock is soaring. Comment

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