State Senator Carl Kruger

Shuttered Parkway Hospital to be auctioned
Central Melissa Chan 6/13/2013 at 2:26PM

The shuttered Parkway Hospital building in Forest Hills will be auctioned off at the end of the month, according to a real estate data site. The state closed the hospital at 70-35 113th Street in 2008. It has been vacant since. Now the 70,000-square-foot property, with an outstanding lien of nearly $15 million, is up [...]

Court upholds bribery conviction of former health executive David Rosen
Court upholds bribery conviction of former health executive David Rosen
News Queens Courier Staff 6/07/2013 at 11:18AM

BY TERENCE M. CULLEN AND MAGGIE HAYES Federal judges have upheld the conviction of former health executive David Rosen for attempted bribery of elected officials. “The corruption of elected officials undermines public confidence in our democratic institutions,” Judge Raymond J. Lohier Jr. wrote in the ruling. “The government has a wide berth to combat it.” [...]

Former hospital exec Robert Aquino pleads guilty to bribery
News Melissa Chan 1/04/2012 at 2:21PM

A current of corruption and conspiracy came crashing down after former Queens hospital executive Robert Aquino pleaded guilty to bribing former State Senator Carl Kruger. According to the FBI, Aquino — the former CEO of the now defunct Parkway Hospital — confessed on Tuesday, January 3 to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery. According [...]