Forest Park

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Forest Park Carousel will ride again in spring
Forest Park Carousel will ride again in spring
News Billy Rennison 2/29/2012 at 11:13AM

With spring comes renewal and the Forest Park Carousel recently received news that it has been given new life by the city’s Parks Department. After three years, the revived Forest Park Carousel is expected to be up and running by the spring or summer, according to a Parks Department spokesperson. While the carousel has stood [...]

Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student
Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student
News Jay Lane 12/15/2011 at 3:10PM

Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student A Queens teacher is facing charges including rape after authorities say he had an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old student. Special Commissioner of Investigation Richard Condon says Charles Oross, 44, a teacher at IS 238, had a sexual relationship with the girl while she attended the school in [...]

Dr. Conrad Murray gets 4 years in jail for Michael Jackson death
Dr. Conrad Murray gets 4 years in jail for Michael Jackson death
News Jay Lane 11/29/2011 at 2:48PM

Comedian Patrice O’Neal Dead at 41 Comedian Patrice O’Neal died Tuesday morning … as a result of a stroke he suffered back in October…This according to his friends at the “Opie and Anthony” radio show. O’Neal had been a staple in the comedy world for years — and performed at the “Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen” back [...]

ECCA toy run raises $14,000
ECCA toy run raises $14,000
Education & Kids Steve Mosco 11/14/2011 at 4:53PM

They dug deep to give back, and one little girl stood out in the big-hearted crowd.             On Sunday, November 13, 150 cars, motorcycles and trucks set out from Forest Park for the East Coast Car Association’s (ECCA) 13th annual toy run to benefit St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children.             With donations of toys [...]

Bikers with big hearts
Bikers with big hearts
News Alana Manning 11/08/2011 at 12:11PM

Motorcyclists got revved up for a good cause at the 31st Annual Independent Bikers Toys for Tots (IBTFT) toy run, which left from Forest Park and ended at the Creedmoor Center on Sunday, November 6. Thousands of bikers and onlookers gathered to donate to Jamaica’s Bernard Fineson Developmental Center, which provides a wide variety of [...]

Runners raise funds for Forest Park
News Erica Camhi 10/04/2011 at 6:09PM

Runners — both avid and amateur — came from all areas of Queens to compete in this year’s 5K race in Forest Park. About 172 people raced on Sunday, October 2 to raise money for Forest Park Trust, Inc., which provides Forest Park with free educational, recreational and cultural events. Joining the runners were scores [...]