Jamaica Times

Monday, Nov. 26, 2012


Time Warner should restore cable

Sections of Hollis Hills and Queens Village have passed their 15th day without Time Warner Cable service. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

St. Albans

Southeast Queens clergy celebrate Obama’s re-election

Clergy leaders and community members took some time last week to savor the flavor of President Barack Obama’s re-election. Comments (1)

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South Richmond Hill

Police on lookout for missing boro woman

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — Police were asking the public for help in finding a 32-year-old woman who was spotted leaving her South Richmond Hill home Friday and has not yet come back. Comment

On Thanksgiving, Thanks

Since that day when Hurricane Sandy tore up homes and toppled trees and water from the tide-flooded homes, we have been in awe of the volunteers who came to help in the Rockaways and other devastated areas of Queens. Comment

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

Richmond Hill

South Rich Hill teen charged in deadly LI crash

The South Richmond Hill teen who lost control of his souped-up car on a Nassau County highway in a deadly crash last month allegedly had marijuana in his system and has been charged with the deaths of his four friends, the Nassau district attorney announced. Comment

Bomb plot suspect indicted

The 21-year-old Bangladeshi man who was living in Jamaica when he was arrested in an alleged plot to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank has been formally charged in Brooklyn federal court. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

South Ozone Park

Small biz seek info on disaster relief

Josie Scarpa spent the last two years investing in and building her Howard Beach salon, but when the waters from the canal took over Cross Bay Boulevard during Superstorm Sandy, she was left with thousands of dollars in damaged equipment and a lot of questions. Comment

Rosedale woman helped friend kill witness: DA

A man initially involved in a robbery case now faces charges in the death of a witness who testified against him, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (32)
Cambria Heights

District 29 nears vote on choosing middle schools

One of the few powers left to local school districts in the Bloomberg era is the ability to make decisions on zoning matters, and next month one southeast Queens district plans to exercise that power when it votes on middle school choice. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Far Rockaway

Bill Clinton makes stop in Rockaway Park West

A former president of the United States and hundreds of volunteers from the Clinton Global Initiative descended on the Rockaways Sunday to help dig out an unlucky park that has fallen victim to calamity twice since opening earlier this year. Comment
Far Rockaway

Mayor reopens more storm-scarred schools

The road to recovery following Hurricane Sandy now includes a few more school bus stops. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Far Rockaway

Free eye care in Far Rockaway

Local residents who have lost or damaged their eyeglasses during Superstorm Sandy are invited to receive free eye care and glasses on board two fully-stocked, 40-foot long, state-of-the-art mobile eye care clinics, through relief efforts provided by VSP Vision Care, a not-for-profit vision benefits company. Comment

Hostess Co., union battle in bankruptcy

Nearly two years after the last loaf of Wonder Bread rose up out of a bakery in Jamaica, the Hostess Co. and its second-largest union were in a battle over the company’s future. Comment
Cambria Heights

Woman dies in crash with two other vehicles: Cops

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — A fatal car crash left a St. Albans woman dead after the car she was driving caused a three-vehicle accident early Sunday, according to the NYPD. Comments (7)

Southeast Queens churches serve Thanksgiving dinner

Here are some locations in Jamaica providing dinners to area residents on Thanksgiving Day. Be sure to contact them to make sure there is food left. Comment

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Far Rockaway

MTA to run free Rockaway shuttle train

Residents of the hurricane-ravaged Rockaway peninsula will be able to ride a free rail shuttle starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

Jamaica Hills

Former Mary Louis guard Nwajei signs with Wagner College

Jasmine Nwajei will get a chance to do something most players dream of. Comment

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