Forest Hills Ledger

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012

Rego Park

Boro WW II vet gets Bronze Star

Nearly 70 years after he fought in North Africa and Sicily during World War II, former Rego Park resident Arno Heller finally received the Bronze Star he was entitled to, thanks to U.S. Rep. Bob Turner’s (R-Middle Village) office. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012


Emergency responders assist with flipped Jeep

A Jeep Grand Cherokee overturned, trapping its driver at the corner of 150th Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard in South Ozone Park Monday morning. The extricated driver was examined in an ambulance. Comment
Middle Village

CK legend battles cancer

Erin Blum kept telling Clare Droesch she wasn’t going to let her St. Edmund Prep basketball team lose to Bishop Kearney. Comment

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012

Howard Beach

Air compressor set to cure smell on Cross Bay

The occasional summer stink of fish that permeates Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach will soon disappear now that the city has completed construction on an air compressor that it says will stop the odor. Comment
Middle Village

Cemetery workers injured after fall into open grave

MIDDLE VILLAGE — Some workers at All Faiths Cemetery fell into an open grave Monday, injuring themselves on a recently lowered casket, according to a report in the New York Post. Comment
Middle Village

Coach’s death calls for forfeits: League

Bishop Ford and Christ the King should forfeit their unplayed girls’ basketball games against Nazareth following Naz Coach Apache Paschall’s death, the CHSAA Eligibility and Infractions Committee recommended Friday. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

Kew Gardens

New lines lambasted for state office seats

Civic groups, residents and community-based associations from across the borough lashed out Tuesday at the task force that proposed new district lines for state offices during a public hearing on the body’s plan at Borough Hall. Comments (1)
Middle Village

Royals take back CHSAA throne

Christ the King has taken its lumps. The Royals played five games in six days in three different states during one stretch this year. They’ve been blown out by nationally ranked teams on three separate situations. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

Howard Beach

Over 100 firefighters needed to put out blaze

HOWARD BEACH — Firefighters responded to a large brush fire Sunday that took more than 100 of the city’s Bravest to tame. Comment


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