Special event set to help save Forest Hills Barnes & Noble


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

The Forest Hills Barnes & Noble, which could close in January due to an expiring lease, will be hosting a customer appreciation day event on Sunday to draw attention to its fight to remain in the neighborhood.

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Identity theft tops crime talk at 112th Precinct meeting in Forest Hills


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angela Matua

With identity theft on the rise, a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) representative came to Wednesday night’s 112th Precinct Community Council meeting in Forest Hills to educate residents on the issues and solutions related to the problem.

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Forest Hills residents fighting to keep local Barnes & Noble open


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Local preservationist Michael Perlman started a petition to save the bookstore on Change.org on May 15, the same day the news broke that the Barnes & Noble may not renew its lease at 70-00 Austin St., which expires in January.

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See it: Fully renovated English Tudor in Forest Hills Gardens for nearly $2.8M


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy Terrace Sotheby’s International Realty

Tucked away a few blocks from the 75th Avenue Queens Boulevard subway station, and within walking distance of the bustling Austin Street commercial strip in Forest Hills, homebuyers will find a fully renovated English Tudor.

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Engineer of derailed Amtrak train identified as Forest Hills man


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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A 32-year-old Forest Hills resident has been identified as the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night, leaving eight people dead, including a naval midshipman from Rockaway Beach, reports said.

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Ex-teacher from Forest Hills cops plea in Internet sex sting


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A former high school teacher from Forest Hills admitted in court Friday that he tried to lure someone whom he believed was a teen girl into a sexual tryst but who turned out to be an undercover officer, prosecutors announced.

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See it: A Forest Hills founder’s home hits the market for $3.7 million  


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Terrace Sotheby’s International Realty 

Homebuyers have the opportunity to own a classic Forest Hills home now that 69-54 Ingram St. just hit the market. The large four-bedroom house has been preserved to highlight not only its ambassadorial style architecture, but also its interior, as some furnishings are originals of the 75-year-old house.

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Forest Hills men charged with illegally evicting Richmond Hill homeowner


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Two Forest Hills men have been charged with burglary for illegally evicting a Richmond Hill homeowner from his home after the two had won the house in a foreclosure auction, according to authorities.

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