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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.

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, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

'Money for parks, not walls': Queens high school students protest government shutdown at Jamaica Bay Refuge

About 120 ninth-grade students from Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in Forest Hills, rallied at the shuttered Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitors ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Students of color urge lawmakers to bring more sports to their schools  TheGrio

A group of Black and Hispanic students from across the city have banded together to rally for more sports at their schools and met with City Council officials to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Forest Hills High School Has Most Overcrowded Classrooms, Report Says  DNAinfo

QUEENS — Forest Hills High School topped the list of New York City's public schools with the most overcrowding, even as the number of oversized classes in ...

2019 NYSD’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide  NY Sports Day

Finding the right Valentine's Day present for someone special is never an easy chore. Here are some gift ideas that should add a touch of romance not just for.

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 ...

Mississippi high school band criticized for halftime show  WSOC Charlotte

Fans watching a halftime performance by a Mississippi high school marching band Friday night were outraged at a show that depicted students holding toy guns ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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"

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 to perform final farewell show in Queens  New York Post

Paul Simon announced Wednesday he will perform the final concert of his Farewell Tour in the borough of Queens, where he spent his formative years.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

'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.

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.

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 ...

'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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Your 2018 holiday gift guide  Queens Chronicle

The holiday season is certainly a joyous time but it can be stressful when it comes to finding a gift for the special people in your life. Here are some last-minute ...

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 ...

Bike and bus lanes inflamed in 2017  Queens Chronicle

One of the most challenging careers one can embark on is that of small business ownership. And in this city, even the most knowledgeable, frugal entrepreneur ...

Katz: Simon's FMCP show should be free  Queens Chronicle

Should the city make Paul Simon's upcoming farewell concert in Flushing Meadows Corona Park free?Yes, according to Borough President Melinda Katz.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Paul Simon announces “farewell” show  Brooklyn Vegan

It was rumored that Paul Simon would retire after his 2016 tour that ended with the Forest Hills High School graduate playing two shows in Forest Hills, but he ...

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 ...

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.

Forest Hills Boys Basketball Coach Suspended | Forest Hills

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 ...

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

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 ...

Tamashii Ramen To Open Third Location In Forest Hills

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.

‘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 ...

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 ...

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.

2018 Mother's Day gift and travel guide  Queens Chronicle

It is impossible to express one's love for the woman who raised us and made us who we are today through one day of recognition and a gift. Nonetheless we ...

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 ...

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.

These 854 schools stand to benefit from New York City's $125M funding boost  Chalkbeat New York

The new money won't be shared equally among the city's schools.

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.

Student arrested after cops find backpack with weapons, 'hit list'  New York Post

The discovery of a backpack filled with weapons and a “hit list” at a North Carolina high school has led to a student's arrest. According to...

NYC students who walk out March 14 will face little discipline, DOE says  Queens Chronicle

Students who walk out of class for 17 minutes on March 14, in honor of those killed last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, will face little to no ...

2018 Valentine's Day gift and travel guide  Queens Chronicle

Finding the right Valentine's Day present for someone special is never an easy chore. Here are some gift ideas that should add a touch of romance not just on ...

Educating Queens: High Schools and Colleges  Queens Tribune

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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew attends Queens College student town hall  Queens Chronicle

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew was home in his native Queens on Monday, taking questions at a student town hall meeting at Queens College.

Queens High School Wins State "We The People" Competition  ReadMedia

Forest Hills High School in Queens is the statewide champion of the.

Queens-native Helps Beat Brooklyn At Barclays  Queens Tribune

Maurice Harkless , a South Jamaica native, plays for the Portland Trail Blazers and played basketball for Forest Hills High School and St. John's University.

Queens man beats, stabs neighbor using snowblower - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

The sound of a loud snowblower set off a Queens man who stabbed a neighbor while he was clearing snow from his backyard, police said Wednesday.

Cops dismiss posts threatening Forest Hills HS  The Forum Newsgroup

A string of threatening posts left anonymously on a Forest Hills High School confessional Facebook page sparked a police investigation through this morning, ...

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.

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

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.

Stories From Main Street: New York School For The Deaf Gets New Playground 3 Years After Sandy  CBS Local

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Students at the New York School for the Deaf finally have a place to play three years after Superstorm Sandy destroyed ...

Living the dream of becoming an actor  Queens Chronicle

Shakespeare declared, “All the world's a stage.” For actor James Martinez, the saying has applied more since graduating from Forest Hills High School in 1997, ...

Six Queens students have been accepted into the US Service Academies

Six students from across Queens will be attending the United States *Service* Academies later this month after they were selected from a group of elite ...

What three New York City teens say about politics today -- and getting their peers to vote  Chalkbeat New York

Plenty of adults are frustrated with politics these days, when turning on the television or reading the latest news alert brings a *fresh* jolt of anxiety. A new ...

Middle Village coed's alleged killer arrested  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 ...

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 ...

Sears confirms that its Rego Park store will close  Jackson Heights Post

January 4, By Hannah Wulkan The Sears department store at the Rego Park Center shopping mall will be closing down along with about 16 other Sears stores ...

Truancy crackdown after teen drowns while skipping school in Queens  WABC-TV

Students skipping class to head to the beach Thursday instead found themselves face-to-face with police, as part of a crackdown on truancy.

U.S. News & World Report's ranking of the best high schools in New York City: See the full list - NY Daily New  New York Daily News

1. Baccalaureate School for Global Education. With an authorization from the International Baccalaureate Organization to offer its Diploma Program, BSGE is ...

Yes, There Is a Place Named 'Real Good'  New York Times

IN 1989, when Gabriel Kazakov was 14, his family moved to New York from the Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan and settled in a rental apartment on the ...

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