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Identity Thefts, Scammers Drive Crime In 112th Precinct

November 21, By Domenick Rafter

Crime is down in the 112th Precinct, but grand larcenies are up in both the past month and on the year due to identity theft and scams.

Scam artists preying on citizens, especially the elderly,…

No Post-Election Hate Crimes In Forest Hills/Rego Park Precinct, cops say

November 17, By Domenick Rafter

Despite rumors on social media that have left many residents concerned, the 112th Precinct said Wednesday there have been no reported hate crimes in the command since the election of President-elect Donald Trump on Nov 8.…

The Queensway Meets Resistance In Forest Hills

by Domenick Rafter

Advocates for the Queesnway, a 3.5-mile linear park planned for an abandoned Central Queens rail line, faced a hostile crowd Tuesday night at the Forest Hills Civic Association meeting, where the group Friends of the Queesnway presented their plans for the first phase of the proposed greenspace.…

DOT To Hold Queens Boulevard Reconstruction Workshops as part of Phase III

The NYC Department of Transportation is planning public workshops focusing on the reconstruction of Queens Boulevard in Rego Park and Forest Hills, the third phase in a large redesign project for the busy corridor.

Vikram Sihna, Queens borough planner for the DOT,…

Assaults On Seniors Shake Community

by Domenick Rafter

A string of assaults on elderly residents in Forest Hills have some residents on edge and police working to find the culprits.

Captain Robert Ramos, commanding officer of the 112th Precinct, told Community Board 6 Wednesday night that there were several includes since mid-October where elderly people have been targeted while walking in public.…

Forest Hills Library Renovations Delayed Until Spring

by Domenick Rafter

Forest Hills residents will get more time to use their library before it closes for a four-week renovation.

Community Board 6 Chairman Joe Hennessey announced Wednesday night that renovations to the Forest Hills branch of the Queens Library,…

Quiet On The Set: Forest Hills Plays Host To Hollywood

by Domenick Rafter

Forest Hills is coming to a television near you.
Several television shows have been using the picturesque Central Queens autumn scenery as a backdrop for filming in the past week.
Over the weekend, The ABC hit series Quantico