Forest Hills Ledger

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015


Trans-Pecos bridges groups in a changing Ridgewood

As the line between Ridgewood and Bushwick continues to blur, the complexities of gentrification familiar to Brooklyites have arrived in central Queens. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015


Funding to come for Sandy-struck cemetery

Life is returning to the Evergreen Cemetery. Comment

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015


Major construction begins on Kosciuszko Bridge

One of Maspeth’s busiest avenues has been closed as major construction on the Kosciuszko Bridge gets underway. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015


Ridgewood group fund raises for graffiti removal

The Greater Ridgewood Restoration Corporation has started its semi-annual fund-raising campaign. Comment

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Howard Beach

Pols push to keep JFK employees from parking on Howard Beach streets

Two Queens legislators have appealed to John F. Kennedy International Airport officials and airlines to help local residents regain the ability to park in front of their own homes, which has been limited due to employees from JFK who have overrun residential parking spaces. Comments (5)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015


Leo Frank, killed 100 years ago, remembered

A century ago Leo Frank, a Jewish industrialist and native son of New York, was strung up from a tree in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta and lynched by “a cruel hand, a heavy hand,” as Abraham Cahan, the editor for the Jewish Daily Forward wrote just days after the event. This past week Queens and city officials as well as Jewish civic leaders from across the borough, gathered near Frank’s resting place at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Glendale to remember that painful centennial. Comments (1)



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