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.
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.
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.
When Patricia Park would misbehave as a child growing up in Flushing, her mother would say in broken English, “You act like orphan,” Park remembered. “I realized that her definition of orphan meant to act in a disgraceful way that shamed your family.”
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.