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Forest Hills HS 'pot principal' steps down after months of controversy  New York Post

The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking at the school, officials said Monday.

Forest Hills HS Principal Resigns Following Pot-Smoking Fiasco

Embattled Forest Hills HS Principal Resigns - Forest Hills, NY - The Forest Hills High School principal resigned Monday after months of complaints that he failed ...

Forest Hills High School Principal Under Investigation After No-Confidence Vote, Further Accusations  Forest Hills Post

March 4, 2019 By Meghan Sackman Forest Hills High School's principal, who has been under the spotlight recently after reports of his alleged lax attitude.

Forest Hills High School parents rip principal over rampant pot smoking  New York Post

Rampant cannabis use is clouding the curriculum at embattled Forest Hills High School, parents fumed at a raucous Tuesday night meeting at the Queens ...

Where do NYC's top-scoring middle schoolers go to high school? Hint — it's not just the specialized high schools.  Chalkbeat New York

When considering where some of New York City's brightest middle schoolers may end up, it's easy to immediately think of the coveted specialized high schools, ...

Forest Hills High School grapples with leadership it claims is complacent to on-campus marijuana use

Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz responded to the allegations that Forest Hills High School Principal Ben Sherman allowed students to smoke and vape pot on ...

Koslowitz Calls For the DOE to Intervene at Forest Hills High School, Follows Reports of Principal's Indifferent Attitude Toward Drug Use  Forest Hills Post

Feb. 26, 2019 By Meghan Sackman Council Member Karen Koslowitz is calling on the Department of Education to intervene at Forest Hills High School.

UPDATED: Forest Hills High School needs more surveillance cams, safety measures: principal

With Forest Hills High School (FHHS) being the epicenter of recent disputes between Hispanic and Bukharian youth, Principal Ben Sherman highlighted the ...

Cops clean up Queens high school with rampant drug use  New York Post

Forest Hills “High'' was crawling Tuesday with NYPD school safety officers who confiscated students' vape pens and stopped them from cutting class to toke ...

Elected officials visit Forest Hills HS  Queens Chronicle

Elected officials made their way to Forest Hills High School last Thursday in the wake of ongoing complaints about Principal Ben Sherman.As concerns about ...

I didn't smoke pot until I came to Queens high school: students  New York Post

The Post caught a pair of students getting stoned about a half-block from the Queens school just before class Monday, and they raved about how easy it was to ...

Teachers unhappy with FH principal  Queens Chronicle

Teachers at Forest Hills High School have become increasingly disturbed by incidents in the building, including fights, drug usage and even one instance in ...

Concern over FHHS principal continues  Queens Chronicle

Perhaps unpopular Forest Hills High School Principal Ben Sherman is preparing for the circus.In a list of concerns given to Queens High School Superintendent ...

Forest Hills Jewish community on edge  Queens Chronicle

The Jewish community in Forest Hills is on edge after numerous altercations between Bukharian Jews and, allegedly, students from Forest Hills High School.

Meng Calls on State Assembly to Protect Specialized High School Exam  Forest Hills Post

May 10, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan Congresswoman Grace Meng submitted written testimony earlier today to the the New York State Assembly's Standing ...

Forest Hills High students fight hate  Queens Chronicle

After the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa., students in Daniel Tighe's history classes at Forest Hills High School sent letters offering ...

Auditions for FHHS Music Academy  Queens Chronicle

Forest Hills High School Music Academy (Q19P) auditions for the September 2019 school year for incoming ninth- and 10th-graders will be held on Wed., Nov.

Bukharian Jews Targeted By High School Students In Queens  Forward

There have been numerous fights between Bukharian Jews and other students at a New York high school, with one teenager in the hospital, the Queens ...

Deaths in South Florida: 6/8  Sun Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around South Florida published in the Sun Sentinel.

Former trick shot champion uses pool to help those in need  PIX11 New York

April is Autism Awareness Month and a group of pool players is using the game they love to help those in need. Among them a former trick shot champion turned ...

Forest Hills High School lockdown ends several hours after shooting threat 'hoax'; one in custody

A Queens teenager faces charges of making terroristic threats for causing the “hoax” that led to last week's lockdown at Forest Hills High School. Ishrak Hossain ...

These are the 50 best high schools in New York City for 2019. See where one Staten Island school ranked.

The U.S. News and World Report has released its annual ranking of the city's top high schools.

Forest Hills High School was on lockdown  Queens Chronicle

Forest Hills High School was on lockdown for a few hours last Thursday following a threat that was later determined to be a "hoax."

Deaths in South Florida: 6/9  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. SAVKO, John Joseph "Jack", 90, of Pompano Beach died May ...

The Week That Was; The Mets Live and Die In LA  NY Sports Day

The British pop band Wang Chung recorded the catchy theme to the 1985 film, "To Live and Die in LA." The song's lyrics reflect the fact that while the City of.

Community rallies against hate in FH  Queens Chronicle

The volunteer at a soup kitchen who jumped in to break up the beating of a Bukharian teenager in late November finally met the 16-year-old during a “rally ...

After lockdown, Forest Hills High School explains two threats were received on consecutive days

In response to the shooting threat that sent Forest Hills High School into a lockdown on March 15, the administration held an impromptu meeting that evening to ...

Fights reviewed at 112 NCO meeting  Queens Chronicle

The aftermath of a street fight was the topic of discussion at a Build the Block meeting for Sector C of the 112th Precinct last Thursday night.Police said there had ...

Rego Park Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run on Queens Boulevard: NYPD  Forest Hills Post

Feb. 25, 2019 By Meghan Sackman A 26-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run at a Rego Park intersection last night, police said. Sherena Hundalani, a.

ICE Conducts Raid, Several Queens Residents Arrested  Forest Hills Post

Jan, 29, 2019 By Christian Murray Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE) announced today that it arrested 118 undocumented immigrants in New York ...

Phase Four of Queens Boulevard to Move Forward, But Time Frame Unclear  Forest Hills Post

Oct. 3, 2018 By Tara Law. The mayor's office said today that the city will move forward with its plan to redesign the Forest Hills section of Queens Boulevard, but ...

Attack On Bukharian Teen Not Seen As Hate Crime  Jewish Week

On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 29, a few days before the start of Chanukah, a teenage yeshiva student from Forest Hills was walking along 108th Street, the ...

Queens Couple Claims Forest Hills Veterinary Clinic Killed Their Cat, File $290K Lawsuit  Forest Hills Post

Jan. 30, 2019 By Meghan Sackman A Woodside couple has filed a lawsuit against a Forest Hills veterinary clinic for $290000 alleging that it was.

Many Priests Who Served Forest Hills Parishes Named For Sexually Abusing Children: Diocese  Forest Hills Post

Feb. 18, 2019 By Christian Murray The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn released the names on Friday of more than 100 priests credibly accused of child.

Jewish community in Forest Hills calls on police to get tough on anti-Semitic hate crimes

Members of Forest Hills' Bukharian community stood together on Sunday to condemn anti-Semitic violence and called on the NYPD to stand with them by ...

Forest Hills Transformer Fire Causes Smoke, "Popping" Noise  Forest Hills Post

Aug. 31, 2018 By Tara Law A transformer inside a Forest Hills manhole caught on fire this morning, the Fire Department said. Emergency responders received.

Woman Robbed at Gunpoint by Three Men in Rego Park: NYPD  Forest Hills Post

Feb. 19, 2019, By Meghan Sackman Police are searching for three men who robbed a 57-year-old woman at gunpoint in Rego Park Saturday night.

Black and Hispanic students lobby City Hall for fair share of school sports  New York Daily News

Black and Hispanic students — and their allies — are headed to City Hall on Tuesday with a message for the adults in charge there: Give us our fair share of ...

Attack on NY Jewish teen not classified as hate crime  Jewish Telegraphic Agency

(JTA) — The attack on an identifiably Jewish teen in New York City has been classified as a gang incident and not a hate crime, angering the local Jewish ...

Police Search for Suspect Who Mugged Man in Forest Hills at Gunpoint  Forest Hills Post

Oct. 5, 2018 By Tara Law Police are searching for an individual who mugged a man at gunpoint on a Forest Hills street Wednesday. Police say that the.

Amazon’s Arrival Could Strain Queens Schools  Wall Street Journal

Parents worry Inc.'s arrival in Long Island City will strain Queens schools that are already bursting, but also hope the company will bring students ...

Forest Hills Gardens is a Charming Tudor Enclave in New York City  Mansion Global

Only 15 minutes by train from Manhattan, and historic to boot, the idyllic enclave of Forest Hills Gardens has remained something of a hidden gem in Queens.

Buildings go up, buildings go down  Queens Chronicle

Several longtime Queens establishments closed their doors after decades of serving the community — in one of the recurring stories of 2018's latter half in ...

Rego Park Storefronts Likely to Be Demolished for 9-Story Residential, Retail Building  Forest Hills Post

Dec. 10, 2018 By Meghan Sackman Several storefronts along Queens Boulevard in Rego Park could face the wrecking ball soon to make way for a single new.

Cops Track Down Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Man in Forest Hills  Forest Hills Post

Nov. 13, 2018 By Christian Murray Police have arrested a 28-year-old Glendale resident for the hit-and-run death of a man on Continental Avenue that took.

Corner in Front of Forest Hills High School To Be Named After Ramones  DNAinfo

The intersection of 67th Avenue and 110th Street is set to be co-named The Ramones Way.

Rego Park Man Arrested in Deadly Stabbing of Pregnant Ridgewood Woman: NYPD  Forest Hills Post

Feb 8, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan A Rego Park man turned himself into police today for fatally stabbing of a 35-year-old Ridgewood woman on Sunday, ...

Street Corner In Front Of Forest Hills High School Renamed To Honor The Ramones  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Ramones were honored Sunday with an honorary street name in Forest Hills, Queens. As WCBS 880's Mike Smeltz ...

Driver Dies After Striking Guardrail on LIE Near Grand Central Parkway: NYPD  Forest Hills Post

March 5, 2019 Staff Report A man died early this morning after his car struck a guardrail on the Long Island Expressway near Grand Central Parkway in.

Attack on Jewish teen in Queens classified as gang incident, drawing ire  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

The attack on an identifiably Jewish teen in Queens, New York has been classified as a gang incident and not a hate crime, angering a local Jewish community.

Permits Filed for 7-Story Apartment Building on 72nd Avenue  Forest Hills Post

Oct. 10, 2018 By Tara Law A developer has filed permits for a 7-story apartment building in Forest Hills. A total of 26 apartment units would be located.

New Coalition Demands Broad Changes in Queens District Attorney Office  Forest Hills Post

Jan. 23, 2019 By Nathaly Pesantez A new coalition of grassroots organizations and criminal justice advocates is demanding sweeping changes to the Queens.

Two Boys, 14, Shoot Man with BB Gun and Rob Him on Austin Street  Forest Hills Post

Aug. 10, 2018 By Tara Law Two 14-year-old boys shot a man with a BB gun and robbed him in the heart of Forest Hills last night. The boys approached a.

Sections of Forest Hills, Rego Park and Kew Gardens to be Sprayed with Pesticides to Combat Mosquitoes  Forest Hills Post

July 30, 2018 By Christian Murray Pesticides will be sprayed over several Queens neighborhoods Tuesday as part of a mosquito control initiative, according.

Two Women Robbed By Armed Men in Richmond Hill Home Invasion: NYPD  Forest Hills Post

Jan. 21, 2019 By Meghan Sackman A 32-year-old woman and her female friend were tied up inside their Richmond Hill apartment and robbed by two gun-toting.

Mysterious bonus makes rich schools richer, critics say  The Hechinger Report

When New York City officials revamped the way public schools were funded more than a decade ago, they emphasized one goal above the others: Making ...

Forest Hills teachers angered over secrecy  Queens Chronicle

They've been teaching at Forest Hills High School for a combined 33 years, but a pair of educators told the Chronicle this week they have never seen a hiring ...

St. Luke's to Host Blessing of the Animals Sunday  Forest Hills Post

Sept. 28, 2018 By Tara Law St. Luke's Episcopal Church will be blessing people's pets this Sunday. The church, located at 85 Greenway South, will.

Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Forest Hills Next Week  Forest Hills Post

July 3, 2018 By Tara Law A medical marijuana dispensary slated to come to Forest Hills will open its doors on July 10. CuraLeaf New York is opening a.

Paul Simon Brings Farewell Tour to Emotional Close With Outdoor Concert In His Native Queens, NY  Billboard

Under a nearly full moon in Queens' Flushing Meadows Corona Park on a gentle Saturday (Sept. 22) evening, Paul Simon delivered the final show of his ...

Hate Crime Charges Not Pressed on Teens Arrested for Attack On Queens Yeshiva Student  The Jewish Voice

On November 29, at about 5 PM, a group of teenagers, allegedly Forest Hills High School students, targeted, harassed and beat a Bukharian Yeshiva boy, who ...

Two Women Arrested for Assaulting a Female Rider on E-Train: NYPD  Forest Hills Post

Nov. 16, 2018 By Christian Murray The police have arrested two women who allegedly assaulted a 50-year-old female passenger on a Queens-bound E train.

New principal at FoHi HS  Queens Chronicle

Forest Hills High School finally has a new, full-time principal.Ben Sherman, the founder and former principal of the East-West School of International Studies in ...

He Stopped at a Traffic Light in Queens. Moments Later, He Was Shot Dead.  The New York Times

A Rikers Island correctional officer on his way to work was found in his car, about a half mile from his home, the police said. No arrests have been made.

Whitehead pitches PO into championship | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

SIDMAN — Giving up a solo home run right away is usually a sign that it's not going to be a good afternoon for you. Ryan Whitehead allowed a lead-off bomb.

Fayetteville-Manlius wins statewide mock trial tournament

Fayetteville-Manlius High School won the statewide mock trial tournament earlier this week, according to the New York State Bar Association.

Why Queens is New York's most underrated borough  The Telegraph

In a scene of the new film Crazy Rich Asians, the lead character Nick Young (a posh New Yorker from a wealthy Singaporean family) asks his girlfriend: “What ...

The top 40 public high schools in NYC  New York Post

Admission to these selective schools is not based on entrance exams like the SHSAT, but mostly on middle-school grades, state exam scores, attendance and...

Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Forest Hills This Summer  Forest Hills Post

May 29, 2018 By Tara Law A medical marijuana dispensary will open in the heart of Forest Hills early this summer. Curaleaf dispensary will offer.

Police Arrest Man for Robbing Forest Hills Parking Attendant At Gunpoint  Forest Hills Post

July 13, 2018 By Tara Law A Brooklyn man has been arrested for robbing a parking attendant at gunpoint in Forest Hills last month. Judah Pilgrim, 21, was.

Beacon kids a hit at CB 6 meet with wide agenda  Queens Chronicle

A half dozen youngsters from the Queens Community House Beacon Program at JHS 190 were the hit of Community Board 6's final meeting of the year, held on ...

Police seek missing Queens teen last seen at Forest Hills HS  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Police are looking for a missing Queens girl reported missing since Thursday afternoon.

Forest Hills HS gets its fifth 'A' in a row  Queens Chronicle

Forest Hills High School earned its fifth straight “A” rating this fall from the New York City Department of Education, an achievement that administrators, students ...

What are the best high schools in Qns.?  Queens Chronicle

U.S. News and World Report on Monday released its list of the top 50 high schools in New York City.Eleven in the World's Borough made the list.

Book Highlights Celebrities From Forest Hills and Rego Park  DNAinfo

"Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park," by Michael Perlman, will be available in 2015.

High school gossip page pulled off Internet  New York Post

A cruel gossip Web page run by catty Forest Hills HS students was yanked down Thursday after it was discovered by parents and teachers. “They took down the.

Forest Hills Italian Restaurant Owned By "Chopped" Winner to Close  Forest Hills Post

June 7, 2018 By Tara Law Forest Hills Italian restaurant Tazzina, which is owned by “Chopped” winner Jason Zukas, will close on June 30. The restaurant.

Queens School Seeks Donations To Send Students To National Competition  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some local high school students, who won a New York state social studies competition are poised to head to the national contest, ...

Major Changes Planned at Forest Hills Stadium  Forest Hills Post

April 16, 2018 By Tara Law Concert goers who visit Forest Hills Stadium this year will find several changes at the venue, including the stadium's first.

Pandora to Open on Austin Street in August  Forest Hills Post

July 5, 2018 By Tara Law Jewelry chain Pandora is opening a store on Austin Street this August, a spokesperson for the company confirmed today. Pandora, a.

High School admissions prep  Queens Chronicle

With high school choice in place for all New York City students, the 13-year-olds in this fall's eighth-grade class need to get about the business of choosing ...

New Murals Recall Ramones' Forest Hills Roots  DNAinfo

Two new murals honor the legendary punk band that formed in Forest Hills in 1974.

The Ramones Will Be Memorialized On a Queens Street Corner  Curbed NY

An intersection in front of the band's alma mater, Forest Hills High School, will be called "The Ramones Way"

Mr. Fix It: Custodial engineer Neal Oldis keeps Forest Hills High School running smoothly  New York Daily News

By title, Neal Oldis is a custodial engineer. But, go ahead, call him janitor. He doesn't mind.

Meng speaks about concerns of district

Members of Congress from all over the country — including two who represent Queens — have recently spoken at gun safety town halls. But constituents of Rep.

'Mean Girls' meets 'Gossip Girl' in vicious school Facebook page  New York Post

Parents from top-tier Forest Hills HS in Queens were horrified to discover the students' dark secret Wednesday — a catty, cruel Facebook “confession” page that ...

We Were 'Freaks' — Brother of Joey Ramone On Growing Up in Forest Hills  DNAinfo

Mickey Leigh talks about his youth in Forest Hills ahead of The Ramones street renaming this weekend.

Ramones Way is coming to Forest Hills  amNewYork

Being immortalized with a street name is pretty punk rock.The Ramones will be honored in their hometown of Forest Hills, Queens, with a street of their own, the ...

Paul Greengard, 93, Nobel Prize-Winning Neuroscientist, Is Dead  New York Times

Paul Greengard, an American neuroscientist whose quest to understand how brain cells communicate provided new insights into psychological diseases and ...

His Brother’s Keeper: A Ramones Tour of Queens  New York Times

Joey Ramone's brother, Mickey Leigh, revisits Forest Hills, the 1970s backdrop to the Ramones' formation, and the Queens Museum offers an exhibition on the ...

Paul Simon will hold his farewell concert in Queens  New York Daily News

Paul Simon will end his farewell tour by going homeward bound, to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens.

Jacob Lew, Ron Chernow talk Hamilton in Forest Hills  Queens Chronicle

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Ron Chernow gathered at Forest Hills High School, their alma mater, on Monday for a ...

Sheila K. Sachs, pioneering Baltimore attorney and influential city school board member, dies  Baltimore Sun

Sheila K. Sachs, an attorney who handled the divorces of prominent local figures and sat on the Baltimore City School Board, died of cancer Sunday at Gilchrist ...

The importance of the 2020 Census  Queens Chronicle

The push for a strong borough response to the 2020 Census was the focal point as Community Board 6 held its monthly meeting on Jan. 9, with an agenda that ...

Building A Stronger Future, In Queens And Beyond  The Jewish Press -

They say that every journey begins with a single step, but in the case of Chazaq, a Queens-based outreach organization that has touched the lives of Jews all ...

Assemblymember Hevesi Endorses Nixon for Governor  Forest Hills Post

July 19, 2018 By Tara Law Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi has become the first member of the State Assembly to endorse Cynthia Nixon for governor. Hevesi,

Jane Golub, businesswoman and philanthropist, dies at 80  Times Union

Jane N. Golub, a businesswoman and philanthropist whose many works included a decades-long battle against bullying and intolerance, died Tuesday ...

Find out what your New York City school spends per student  Chalkbeat New York

The New York City education department on Friday released a report detailing per-student funding at every public school across the district, data that shows ...

Art And Poetry Are On The Menu At Forest Hills Vegan Cafe

Red Pipe Is Forest Hills' Only Art Cafe - Forest Hills, NY - Serving vegan pastries and open mic nights, Red Pipe Cafe "feels like you're hanging out in your living ...

The Ramones are forever Forest Hills  Queens Chronicle

The next time anyone asks you where Forest Hills High School is, just tell them it's on The Ramones Way.With hundreds looking on, the section of 110th Street in ...

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