Jamaica Times

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Queens Village

Dozens protest cuts to Queens Library at Jamaica rally

The Queens Library’s supporters and users of all ages came out in large numbers at the central branch Tuesday to send a message to City Hall that they will not accept any cuts in service. Comment.

Rug man broke trade ban

A Rosedale rug dealer who violated the trade embargo with Iran was ordered to be held in prison and pay the federal government hundreds of thousands of dollars for his illegal sales, the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan said. Comment.

Sanders slams planned library cuts

City Councilman James Sanders (D-Laurelton) rallied library users of all ages outside the Laurelton branch Monday evening to speak out against the proposed cuts that would drastically cut service. Comment.

Make Jamaica Bay discharge-free: City

The city announced Monday two new initiatives that promise to keep the sensitive ecosystem of Jamaica Bay more protected from pollutants. Comment.

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