Jamaica Times

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011

Queens Village

City cuts close Originals day care

Day-care workers are pushing the city to restore funding to one of the longest-running facilities in Jamaica which shut its doors last week because it did not have the money to renew its lease. Comment

Man shot friend in back, faces jail time for murder

A Queens judge sentenced a Rosedale man to 24 years to life in prison last week for killing a teen in Springfield Park nearly four years ago, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Sex offender charged in murder of Laurelton man at his home

A Brooklyn sex offender was arrested and arraigned last week for allegedly stabbing and killing a 40-year-old Laurelton man on the evening of Feb. 4, the Kings County district attorney’s office said. Comment

Elderly man’s body found in Laurelton fire

A dead man found on the Laurelton block that went up in flames Monday afternoon did not perish as a result of the three-alarm blaze, but the fire did damage five homes, the authorities said. Comment

DOB yanks motel’s permits

A developer’s plan to build a controversial motel near Springfield Gardens High School was blocked by the city Friday just weeks after the community was alerted that the construction was continuing. Comment

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