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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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Capital Region mourns passing of Jane Golub | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — The Capital Region is mourning the passing of one of its most influential women, well-known for her business leadership, philanthropy ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local Lasses Step Dance In NYC St. Patricks Parade  Patch.com

Local Lasses Step Dance In NYC St. Pat's Parade - Center Moriches-Eastport, NY - "These are the moments where lifetime memories are made." Girls from ...



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

Paul Greengard, an American neuroscientist whose 15-year quest to understand how brain cells communicate provided new insights into psychological ...



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 ...



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.



The Week That Was: The Yankees Mounting Injuries  NY Sports Day

The injury bug, which the Mets know all too well from, seems to have traversed the RFK Bridge, The Yankees knew from the end of last season that they would ...



Forest Hills Too High? Teachers Say Principal Lets School Go to Pot  The Chief-Leader

Teachers at Forest Hills High School are ramping up their efforts to remove Principal Ben Sherman, who they say eliminated adult supervision from hallways and ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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."



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



High School Band's Halftime Show Depicts Cops Being Shot – And That's Not Even The Worst Part (VIDEO)  Townhall

A high school band in Brookhaven, Mississippi is facing fierce backlash after a half-time performance depicting police officers being shot. The Forest Hills High ...



Forest Hills HS soccer star secures scholarship  Queens Chronicle

Twon Grannum, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, came to this country three years ago and has brought a tremendous passion for soccer. This past season, the ...



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 ...



Bike lanes, shelters and buildings  Queens Chronicle

Nothing lasts forever. The year 2018 has been about change in central Queens. It was announced that the Forest Hills Jewish Center would be torn down next ...



Woman honored for breaking up beating  Queens Chronicle

City Comptroller Scott Stringer came to Forest Hills Tuesday to honor a volunteer at a Jewish-run soup kitchen who stopped an attack on a Bukharian teenager.



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 ...



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.



High School Band Who Depicted Shooting Cops During Half-Time Performance Faces a Massive Penalty  Townhall

Last week the Forest Hills High School band's half-time performance depicted police officers being shot. The school faced fierce backlash because two local ...



Ramones getting street in front of Forest Hills High School named after them  Brooklyn Vegan

The Ramones are getting a street named after them at the intersection of 67th Ave and 110th St in front of Forest Hills High School, where all four original ...



review/pics: Paul Simon said goodbye back where it all started, in Queens  Brooklyn Vegan

How much fun is it to sing a song about Corona... in Corona?! Paul Simon exclaimed at the final stop of his farewell tour, located in the borough that raised him.



Forest Hills high school seniors go on the march to mail their college applications  QNS.com

A group of high school seniors in Forest Hills took to the streets on Friday to show their neighbors that they are heading to college. At the seventh annual College ...



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 ...



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.



Meng speaks about concerns of district  Queens Chronicle

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.



Guide to Queens: Queens' cultural diversity continues to be a staple of the borough's tourism  QNS.com

When Queens was designated as the top destination in the United States by the travel magazine Lonely Planet in 2015 cultural diversity was cited as a main ...



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 ...



Katz: Paul Simon's farewell show in Queens should be free  Queens Chronicle

The city should find some way to make Paul Simon's September farewell concert in Flushing Meadows Corona Park free.That's according to Borough President ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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...



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 ...



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

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 ...



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.



PB results a mixed bag in District 29  Queens Chronicle

In announcing the three winning projects of this year's participatory budgeting process in her district, Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz (D-Forest Hills) said last ...



Attack on Queens Jewish teen called gang incident, angering local community  The Times of Israel

An 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.



Inspiration for Broadway musical 'Hamilton' & treasury secretary visit their Forest Hills alma mater  QNS.com

Two prominent graduates of Forest Hills High School alumni who have gone on to extremely successful careers paid a visit to their alma mater on Monday.



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 ...



City student suspensions drop 50 percent: report  New York Post

City school suspensions have plunged 50 percent in the past six years, a new study shows — and critics say it's proof that the Education Department has gone...



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, ...



MELS in Forest Hills graduates every senior  Queens Chronicle

The Forest Hills high school at 91-30 Metropolitan Ave. announced last Thursday that its first-ever senior class had a 100 percent graduation rate and a 98 ...



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"



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.



The Ramones Honored In Forest Hills  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL. Photo by Sha-Sonja Arcia. Councilmember Karen Koslowitz, Joey Ramone's brother Mickey Leigh. Photo by Sha-Sonja Arcia.



Forest Hills: the birthplace of punk  Queens Chronicle

The area around 66th Road between 99th and 102nd streets in Forest Hills is an unremarkable one at first glance, populated only by apartment buildings.



Paul Simon Returning to Forest Hills Stadium After 46 Years  New York Times

Paul Simon, who went to Forest Hills High in Queens, will play at Forest Hills Stadium for the first time since 1970.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Forest Hills  Queens Tribune

BY JON CRONIN Staff Writer. Forest Hills is the most sought after, quietly idyllic suburban neighborhood existing in Queens today. Queens Boulevard in the ...



'Harlem Shake' Craze Gets Forest Hills High School Student Arrested  DNAinfo

A Queens student was arrested for organizing a mass performance of the "Harlem Shake" dance craze.



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.



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Educating Queens: High Schools and Colleges  Queens Tribune

Academy For Careers in Television and Film 1-50 51st Ave. Long Island City, NY 11101 (718) 609-3330 www.actvf.org. Academy of American Studies



Gun Skit At High School Halftime Show Sparks Community Outrage  Townhall

Two days after two police officers were killed in the line of duty in small town Brookhaven, Mississippi, a rival football team playing Brookhaven High School ...



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

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



Mississippi high school band criticized for halftime show  KRMG

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. - Fans watching a halftime performance by a Mississippi high school marching band Friday night were outraged at a show that depicted ...



2018 Father's Day gift and travel guide  Queens Chronicle

t is impossible to truly thank the people who most shaped your life but Father's Day is certainly an occasion to express appreciation for dad.Before delving into ...



Obituary: William Charles Roth, Jr., 89, Of New Canaan  New Canaan, CT Patch

Obituary: William Charles Roth, Jr. Of New Canaan - New Canaan, CT - He was an executive with Johns Manville Corporation and later founded ACT Select, ...



Paul Simon announces “farewell” show  Brooklyn Vegan

After a rumored retirement in 2016, it looks like Rhymin' Simon is now done for good.



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 ...



Paul Simon To Play Last Concert On Farewell Tour In Queens  Ticket News

Paul Simon is currently on 'Homeward Bound - The Farewell Tour,' and has just announced the final show, slated for September 22 in his hometown of Queens.



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 ...



Tamashii Ramen To Open Third Location In Forest Hills  Patch.com

Tamashii Red Coming To Forest Hills - Forest Hills, NY - The expansion is reportedly secured for a spot on Austin Street.



Blame New York for Donald Trump  San Francisco Chronicle

Only one person born and raised in New York City has been elected president of the United States during the past 100 years: Donald J. Trump. Most successful ...



Campus Magnet's Granby First P.S.A.L. Coach to 700 Victories  New York Times

Charles Granby, in his 43rd season at Campus Magnet in Queens, improved to 700-198 with a 68-59 win Thursday over Forest Hills.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Arrest made in Middle Village coed's death  Queens Chronicle

Police have made an arrest in connection with the death of 20-year-old Binghamton University student Stefani Lineva, a Middle Village native and graduate of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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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