Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

Howard Beach

State outlines anti-flood plans for Howard Beach

There is expected to be a whole lot of dirt flying in Howard Beach this fall, but not from the state elections. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

Ridgewood

Addabbo shuns Dream Act over fiscal concerns

When it comes to gaining state Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr.’s (D-Howard Beach) support for the Dream Act, it’s all about the money. Comments (2).
Woodhaven

Cockfighting ring busted

A Woodhaven business owner welcomed the arrest of a neighborhood real estate agent on charges of participating in a cockfighting ring in the basement of a vacant Jamaica Avenue storefront. Comments (2).
Ozone Park

Police seek help finding missing boro woman

OZONE PARK — Police were seeking assistance in locating a 50-year-old Ozone Park woman reported missing Sunday. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Glendale

Testing for new engine starts in Glendale fleet

State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) has taken the Little Engine that Could’s approach to the 11 freight locomotives stationed in Glendale, striving to secure funding to green the engines bit by bit. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens resident shoots girlfriend, blames burglars: DA

A 30-year-old Kew Gardens man is facing attempted murder, assault, weapon possession and tampering with evidence charges after authorities alleged he shot his girlfriend in the head Sunday and then lied about how she was injured, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (3).

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Forest Hills

Katz makes her pick for city schools panel

Borough President Melinda Katz made her appointment to the city’s education panel during a week when it seemed everyone was talking about schools. Comment.
Middle Village

Delarosa powers CK to win

It took a suspension for Christ the Kings’ Adonis Delarosa to truly understand what his teammates already knew. Comment.
Middle Village

Christ the King beats Nazareth

Kollyns Scarbrough had blood running over her right eye and looked like she had gotten out of a boxing ring or the UFC octagon instead of the basketball court. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 10, 2014

Maspeth

Activist for Pavilion’s preservation dies from asthma attack: Co-founder

People for the Pavilion, a new organization leading the push to preserve the site of the 1964 World’s Fair, lost a founding member this weekend. Comment.
Woodhaven

Authorities bust cockfighting ring in Woodhaven: AG

Investigators raided a cockfighting ring in the basement of a vacant storefront in Woodhaven this weekend as part of the largest bust of its kind in New York State history, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. Comments (3).
Kew Gardens

Updated: Boyfriend charged in 22-year-old girlfriend’s shooting: DA

A 30-year-old man was arrested on charges of attempting to murder his 22-year-old girlfriend after he allegedly told investigators initially that three masked robbers invaded his Kew Gardens apartment and shot her, authorities said. Comments (40).

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