Target to take over Forest Hills Barnes & Noble site


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

The Target Corporation has signed a 15-year, 20,795-square-foot lease at 70-00 Austin St. in Forest Hills at the site currently home to a Barnes & Noble which community members have fought to keep open.

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Ben Carson stumps for Republican presidential votes in Forest Hills


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

Dr. Ben Carson, one of the 17 hopeful candidates seeking the Republican Party nomination for president, spoke to a packed house on the issues facing the country at the American Legion Continental Post #1424 in Forest Hills on Wednesday night.

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Author to discuss book ‘Images of America: Forest Hills’ at local Barnes & Noble


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of Image of America: Forest Hills

The book begins with a forward by native son Ray Romano, who waxes nostalgically about the tree-lined streets, sense of community and Eddie’s Sweet Shop.

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Hit the street for free jazz concerts this August in Forest Hills


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Image courtesy of Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce

The Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its free Jazz Thursdays concerts on Aug. 13 and 20 from 7 to 9:30 p.m., located on 70th Road between Queens Boulevard and Austin Street.

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MTA train operator arrested in hit-and-run death of celebrity jeweler in Forest Hills


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo via Instagram/@rafaello_eric

An MTA train operator has been arrested for striking and killing a well-known jeweler in Forest Hills with his car, authorities said.

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ACS adopts model used by Forest Hills foster care agency


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Forestdale, Inc.

The New York City Administration for Children’s Services will be rolling out the Strong Families NYC Initiative, components of which are modeled after a Forest Hills-based child welfare organization.

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Forest Hills Rhythmic Gymnastics team performs at ‘World’s Most Famous Arena’


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Photos courtesy Forest Hills Rhythmic Gymnastics

The girls from the Forest Hills Rhythmic Gymnastics team got the chance to showcase their skills on center court at Madison Square Garden during the halftime show at a New York Liberty game earlier this month.

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Video released of vehicle that struck and killed jeweler in Forest Hills


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Video courtesy of NYPD

Police have released video footage of the vehicle that reportedly fatally struck a jeweler to the stars following an argument between the victim and driver in Forest Hills Sunday night.

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