Jamaica Times

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011

Far Rockaway

Two men unwittingly robbed officer: Brown

FAR ROCKAWAY — Two Far Rockaway men were charged with robbery and assault after they allegedly tried to steal a gun from an undercover officer walking on the boardwalk, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)

Greater Jamaica holds gala

The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation held its Gala Celebration 2011 Tuesday of last week. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011


Jamaica, Brooklyn teens tried stealing phone: DA

JAMAICA — An 18-year-old from Jamaica and a 17-year-old from Brooklyn, were charged with attempted robbery and resisting arrest after they allegedly tried to swipe a cell phone from a man walking on a Jamaica street, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

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Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

South Jamaica

Teen arrested in murder of South Jamaica teenager: NYPD

Police said Wednesday they had arrested and charged a suspect in the murder of Patrick Dixon, the teenager from South Jamaica who was killed last week when several young men attempted to steal his iPhone. Comments (4)

Jack the cat moved to Manhattan for further treatment

Jack the cat is moving on to the West Side of Manhattan from Queens as he continues to regain his strength for his return voyage to his owner in California. Comments (11)

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Jamaica Hills

Hillcrest High School earns A on city progress report

The city released its fifth annual public high school progress report last week, and for the 2010-11 school year schools in Queens outperformed the citywide average, with 98 percent of schools either maintaining or moving up or down one grade from the previous year. One Queens school, Hillcrest High School, jumped two letter grades, from a C to an A. Comments (2)
South Jamaica

Trial of two Sean Bell detectives ends as judge weighs arguments

The fate of two of the officers who killed Sean Bell in a hail of 50 bullets is now in the hands of the police commissioner and the Rockaway bridegroom’s family is urging him to give them justice. Comment

Cops still looking for sex attackers

Police still have no leads in five unsolved sex attacks out of the seven assaults that have been plaguing southeast Queens, but an elected official is urging residents not to give in to fear. Comments (3)

JFK cat in ICU following rescue at customs room

Even though the first sight of her cat after it spent two months on the lam in John F. Kennedy International Airport was when he was in critical condition in a animal ICU, Karen Pascoe said she was glad that her pet was safe. Comment
Cambria Heights

Molloy teen shot at party is paralyzed

A Queens star high school soccer player was left paralyzed when a cowardly thug shot him in the back outside a house party, police said. Comment

LIC medical center expands to SE Queens

Help is on its way to southeast Queens. where medical experts say there is a huge void when it comes to women’s health issues. Comment
Dishing with Dee

John Haggerty makes promise for a Round 2 in court

On Tuesday evening, state Sen. Tony Avella held a 60th birthday party celebration for himself at Antun’s in Queens Village. It was a rather small, intimate party, but a pleasant one full of well-wishers. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011


Cop testifies to NYPD on Sean Bell shooting

One of the officers who killed Sean Bell gave his account of why he and his five comrades fired 50 shots at the bridegroom and his two friends nearly five years ago outside a nightclub in South Jamaica. Comment
South Jamaica

Teen murdered for iPhone

A South Jamaica teen was murdered Friday when a group of young men tried to steal his iPhone and stabbed him, police said. Comment

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