Author Archives: Christine Schott

Out of Thinaire comes the next new technology

According to Andrew Pavia, a writer for the Queens Ledger Weekly Newspaper Group, the next wave of technology could have people waving their smartphones.
At least that’s what Tim Daly, a co-founder of thinaire believes. According to Pavia’s article published on September 27th in the Forest Hills Times, Daly’s company utilizes technology that is already in use [...]

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New Queens Tennis Academy Gets World Class Direction

 
This week, The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills announced that former top five player in the world, Gene Mayer, would begin overseeing the development of The Kew-Forest Tennis Academy which is held at the historic West Side Tennis Club.  The goal is to develop it from the local high-school level program initiated last year to a world-class tournament training [...]

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Book Signing: The Wimbledon Final That Never Was

David Wood, the son of Tennis Hall of Famer Sidney Wood, will appear with New Chapter Press Publisher Randy Walker on Tuesday, July 19th, at 5:00pm, at the West Side Tennis Club.

David Wood will discuss his father’s posthumously published book, The Wimbledon Final That Never Was  ($15.95, New Chapter Press, www.newchaptermedia.com) which details the life and times of Sidney Wood with [...]

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Forestdale Holds First Benefit Fundraiser at William Bennett Gallery

Forest Hills resident and Forestdale Board Member, Catherine Barton, helped organize the first benefit fundraiser for Forestdale at the William Bennett Gallery on Greene Street in Mnahattan on Tuesday night. 
Located here in Forest Hills, Forestdale is a non-profit organization dedicated to the future of families in Queens. The organization provides innovative social services to parents and [...]

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A High Line Park in Queens?

High Line Park in Chelsea may be the best argument for openning the High Line Park in Queens.
According to The New York Times (6/5/11), “The High Line Isn’t Just a Sight to See; It’s also an Economic Dynamo.”  The New York Post (6/6/11) calls The High Line a “Gold Mine” – that has brought billions of dollars and 12,000 [...]

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Remembering our neighbor, Edith Gati

On Saturday, May 29th, family and friends of Edith Gati gathered at The Community House in Forest Hills Gardens to celebrate her life.
Born on May 17, 1930, in Budapest, Hungary, Edith was the younger of two sisters. Her family was affluent and cultured. As a little girl, she was baptized a Lutheran.  When the Nazis [...]

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FREE TREES for Forest Hills Gardens Residents

In an effort to help replace the many beautiful trees we lost in the micro-burst this fall, the Four Borough Neighborhood Preservation Alliance in partnership with MillionTreesNYC and the New York Restoration Project will be giving away 100 trees to residents of New York City on Sunday, June 12th from 1:00 -3:00pm at MacDonald Park (Queens Blvd & [...]

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Response from The Diocese of Brooklyn concerning the case of Monsignor Dempsey

According to the April 10, 2011 issue of the Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church bulletin, a response has been issued by The Diocese of Brooklyn concerning The Reverend Monsignor Michael B. Dempsey – the beloved priest who served this community for many years before being placed on administrative leave for the possible violation of internet [...]

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Mourning the loss of a long time neighbor and congresswoman: Geraldine A. Ferraro (November 26, 1935 – March 26, 2011)

Geraldine A. Ferraro – a long time resident of Forest Hills Gardens and former Queens congresswoman, who will best be remembered as the first woman in American history to be nominated for vice president of the United States, has died.  She was 75 years old and being treated for multiple myeloma – a form of [...]

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Prayers and letters of support for Monsignor Dempsey

Parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Forest Hills are praying for The Reverend Monsignor Michael B. Dempsey -the much loved priest who served this community for nearly 50 years before being placed on administrative leave last year for the possible violation of internet child pornography laws.
The decision to place Monsignor Dempsey on administrative leave was made by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of the Brooklyn Diocese [...]

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