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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Forest Hills second-grader qualifies for international chess tournament in Greece


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Photo courtesy U.S. Chess National

Second-grader Amelie Phung is on her way to play chess in South America and finally Greece, while still making time for recess, class and some golf.

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Forest Hills second-grader to represent city in national kids chess championship


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Photo courtesy U.S. Chess National

Seven-year-old Amelie Phung is headed to California with her father Tam this weekend when she will play in a national chess tournament. If she makes the right moves on the chess board, Amelie could win a chance to represent the USA at the World Chess Championship in Greece.

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Pearl Jam’s manager says a Forest Hills Stadium show is unlikely


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A group of Forest Hills residents who are fans of the ’90s rock band might not get the opportunity to see the band in the Forest Hills Stadium. For several months now, Daniel Sheffer and others have used crowdfunding to raise more than $125,000 in the hopes of tempting Pearl Jam to play in the historic venue.

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Large weekend turnout boosts bid to save historic Forest Hills movie theater


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

The almost century-old Forest Hills theater sold out most of its weekend showings of “American Sniper” and owner Nicolas Nicolaou plans to use the high numbers in his bid to convince Hollywood movie companies to grant the theater first-run movies.

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Ticket sales at historic Forest Hills movie theater skyrocket in bid for survival


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

The almost century-old Forest Hills theater sold out most of its showings of “American Sniper” on Thursday night — the start of a crucial weekend for sales that will be used to determine if the theater should get first-run films and remain in business.

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