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Forest Hills High School Principal Resigns After Months of Condemnation  Forest Hills Post

June 4, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan Forest Hills High School Principal Ben Sherman resigned on Monday after facing months of complaints and criticism from.



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 ...



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.



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

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



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

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



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.



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.



Principal at Queens 'pot' high school under investigation after no-confidence vote  New York Post

Teachers presented a detailed list of concerns last week to Queens high school Superintendent Juan Mendez, asking that Sherman, who came to the school in ...



The pathetic rush to finally handle the horrors at Forest Hills High  New York Post

Late Saturday, the city Department of Education let The Post know that it's actually doing something about Forest Hills High School Principal Ben...



Queens high school 'spiraling downhill' because principal is shrugging off drug use: teachers  New York Post

Students at highly-regarded Forest Hills HS openly smoke and vape marijuana throughout a building that has spun out of control with a principal who'd rather ...



Principal at FHHS goes up in smoke  Queens Chronicle

Ben Sherman is out as the principal at Forest Hills High School.Unpopular with the overwhelming majority of the teachers in the building, Sherman resigned on ...



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 ...



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 ...



Why did it take a Post exposé to get action at Forest Hills HS?  New York Post

Post stories about Forest Hills HS's out-of-control drug culture started going up online Saturday evening last weekend. Yet it wasn't 'til Tuesday morning that a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Five Queens-bred artists to rock out to this summer  Queens Daily Eagle

Have no fear, the Eagle is here to share our five favorite hometown acts so you don't look like a tool at Rockaway Beach this summer.



Marijuana madness at Forest Hills HS  New York Post

Mayor Bill de Blasio is now condemning the pot-friendly approach of Ben Sherman, the principal at Forest Hills HS, but his own policies point in the same...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



The expressway that almost was — and some other scenes from Queens' past: Our Neighborhood, The Way it Was  QNS.com

We're certain many of our readers are familiar with the Queens Boulevard “freeway” through Elmhurst and Rego Park, a short highway that runs under ...



Where do NYC's top-scoring middle schoolers go to high school?  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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 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."



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 ...



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

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 ...



City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report  New York Post

City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found ...



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 ...



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

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



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

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 ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



All hail, top-rated Townsend Harris!  Queens Chronicle

Townsend Harris, long called the best public high school in Queens, has leapt up in the national ranking this year and been named one of the top 20 high ...



Student with 'no friends' threatens to shoot up high school  New York Post

A distraught Queens student threatened to shoot up his high school in a warning etched on a desk because the student has “no friends,” police said...



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 ...



Developer tears down Rego Park's Shalimar Diner as plans to relocate eatery fall through  QNS.com

The former Shalimar Diner in Rego Park is now but a memory. The iconic Rego Park eatery, which served the community for 45 years, was destroyed by its new ...



Amazon’s Arrival Could Strain Queens Schools  Wall Street Journal

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fayetteville-Manlius wins statewide mock trial tournament  syracuse.com

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



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.



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...



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 ...



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.



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.



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, ...



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.



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.



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.



Hate in the city: Anti-Semitism still rising across Brooklyn and Queens  Brooklyn Paper

New York City may be the safest big city in the America, according to the mayor and police commissioner — but it is not immune from the troubling wave of ...



New Murals Recall Ramones' Forest Hills Roots  DNAinfo

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



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 ...



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 ...



Mysterious Bonus Makes Rich NYC Schools Richer, Critics Say | WNYC News  WNYC

An extra $1000 per pupil is going to 13 selective New York City high schools which critics say is the ...



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"



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.



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

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 ...



Obituary: W. Wightman Reilly V (Bill)  Lewiston Sun Journal

MINOT – Bill died July 4, 2019 at Androscoggin Hospice House from very aggressive cancer. He was able to spend his last days surrounded by family and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



ICYMI: The Best Happy Hour In Forest Hills: Readers Choice  Patch.com

Best Happy Hour In Forest Hills: Readers - Forest Hills, NY - We asked. You answered. Here's where Forest Hills locals go to catch happy hour after work.



'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 ...



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 ...



Forest Hills investigates student 'mockery' of Holocaust museum exhibits  WJAC Johnstown

SIDMAN – The Forest Hills School District is investigating complaints that students on a class trip to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum posted pictures ...



New Restaurant Wants to Bring Fine Shanghai Cuisine to Forest Hills  DNAinfo

QUEENS — A new Forest Hills restaurant offering authentic Shanghainese cuisine hopes to bring an upscale dining experience to the neighborhood while ...



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 ...



Chaotic ‘Harlem Shake’ At Queens High School Leads To Arrest Of Student  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Harlem Shake flash mob has left a Queens teenager with a court date. It's the craze that swept the Internet and now has ...



The top 40 public schools that don't require the SHSAT test  New York Post

How we ranked them: The New York Post's Top 40 includes all schools that don't use the SHSAT test for enrollment. We also broke out Arts and Career schools.



The Ramones honored with renamed street outside their old Queens high school  New York Daily News

Iconic Queens-born rock group the Ramones were immortalized in Forest Hills with a street renamed in their honor.



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 ...



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 ...



Steve Chubin, Forest Hills hoops star, honored by A-10  Queens Chronicle

Flushing native Steve Chubin spent his childhood playing on the basketball courts of Queens parks with his neighborhood friends. He went on to play for Forest ...



Top 50 public schools in NYC  New York Post

How The Post ranked them: The Top 50 is based on the latest data for 4-year-graduation rate (weight: 10%); percent of students scoring over 85 on Regents ...



How we ranked the top New York City high schools  New York Daily News

Schools were first screened based on how well students performed on state tests.



Forest Hills Boys Basketball Coach Suspended  Patch.com

Forest Hills High School men's basketball coach Ben Chobhaphand was suspended Monday for the remainder of the season and all of next season due to a ...



Miriam "Mim" Waterman -- Rochester  PostBulletin.com

Miriam Lynd Waterman "Mim," 98, of Rochester, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Miriam was born June 4, 1921, ...



Marine Corps lands at Forest Hills High School for Fleet Week visit  Queens Chronicle

A scheduled helicopter landing did not take place due to poor weather, but students at Forest Hills High School got to spend a few hours with members of the ...



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 ...



A Tudor-Style Time Capsule in the Heart of Queens  New York Times

LIVING in Forest Hills Gardens, a tucked-away hamlet in central Queens, wasn't difficult for John Hazleton, who knew he wanted to move in when he first ...



Services Set for Price Chopper Matriarch Jane N. Golub  Winsight Grocery Business

Funeral services for Jane N. Golub, a prominent grocery industry leader and philanthropist, will be held April 23 at Temple Gates of Heaven Synagogue in ...



Paul Simon played a very rainy Forest Hills Stadium (night 2 pics, setlist, review)  Brooklyn Vegan

If the rumors are true that Paul Simon is retiring after this year, he's certainly going out with a bang.



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 ...



JHS 157 Robotics Team, the HALSEY BULLDOGS, honor principal Vincent Suraci  Queens Chronicle

My name is Dan A. Viderman, I am a seventh-grade student enrolled in the Stephen A. Halsey Honors Program AT JHS 157 in Rego Park.



Repole rips St. John's  Queens Chronicle

Middle Village native Mike Repole is most likely St. John's University's most financially successful alumnus as he is a billionaire from founding Vitaminwater ...



Women cyclists take over Queens Boulevard  amNewYork

More than 100 cyclists took to the streets of Queens Sunday for a Women's Ride organized to highlight the gender gap in the city's cycling community while also ...



To live and die in LA  Queens Chronicle

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 ...



NYCs 55 Best Public High Schools: U.S. News Releases 2016 Rankings  Patch.com

NEW YORK CITY, NY — It's that time of year again! That time of year when, just as the students of NYC Schools begin to feel summer's heat wiggle up from the ...



The Week That Was: Mike Repole Rips SJU  NY Sports Day

Middle Village native Mike Repole is most likely St. John's University's most financially successful alumnus as he is a billionaire from founding VitaminWater.



New York Citys Best High Schools: U.S. News And World Report Rankings For 2017  Patch.com

New York City's Best High Schools: 2017 Rankings - New York City, NY - The definitive annual list of America's best high public high schools is out for this year.



Paul Simon Will Play His Final Show Ever At Flushing Meadows Corona Park In Queens  Gothamist

'I could have ridden my bike from home to the park in about 20 minutes, when I was a kid. But this is less a goodbye than a farewell. Thank you all for the ride, ...



Indian American among first-ever Community College transfer students to be accepted to CUNY's Macaulay Honors College  newsindiatimes.com

When it opened in the fall of 2001, Macaulay Honors College stuck to a policy that they would not allow any transfer students to attend their institution. However ...



‘Barbering Is an Art’  The New York Times

Arthur Rubinoff is opening a museum dedicated to the craft, offering haircuts with golden scissors alongside displays of vintage chairs, striped poles and towel ...



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