Jamaica Times

Tuesday, April 10, 2012


Police seek missing Rockaway man, 33

ROCKAWAYS — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in locating a deaf man, Joey White, 33, of 641 Beach 67th St. in the Rockaways. Comment

Monday, April 9, 2012


Cops search for missing woman from Hollis

HOLLIS — Relatives were searching for a woman who vanished from her Hollis home, the New York Post said. Comment

Sunday, April 8, 2012


105th Precinct’s top cops honored for foiling break-in

Police confiscated a mini arsenal from two suspected burglars who were thwarted in the backyards of Rosedale by the 105th Precinct’s February Cops of the Month. Comment

Saturday, April 7, 2012


Stop-and-frisks high in 103rd

The 103rd Precinct had the distinction of being the only precinct in southeast Queens to record a slight drop in crime in 2011, the same year in which it ranked eighth among city precincts in another measure: the NYPD’s controversial stop, question and frisk program. Comment
South Jamaica

South Jamaica fire injures two firefighters

SOUTH JAMAICA — Two firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling a blaze in South Jamaica Sunday, a spokesman for the FDNY said. Comment

Friday, April 6, 2012

St. Albans

Comrie sponsors Easter egg hunt

Affinity Health Plan, in partnership with City Councilman Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans), is expecting more than 5,000 eager youngsters and adults at its 11th annual Easter egg hunt this Saturday in St. Albans Park. Comment

Just Another Death

Theodore Thomas, 26, was shot multiple times in the chest outside the Unforgettable Lounge in South Jamaica at 3:45 on a Sunday morning. Comment

Thursday, April 5, 2012

St. Albans

Hundreds rally for Trayvon Martin

A community marched through a soggy chill in southeast Queens calling for justice in the Trayvon Martin case Saturday. Comments (1)

Cambria academy stays put in Hollis

The city has nixed a plan to move a successful new Hollis high school into a space community members said would have been a poor fit. Comment
Far Rockaway

Salvation may be on horizon as Peninsula plans to shutter

As Peninsula Hospital made final arrangements to shutter its doors, a possible savior for the embattled Far Rockaway facility was touching down on the other end of Queens. Comment

Doctors react to crazed clash after Jet Blue pilot’s arrest

Psychiatric experts at Jamaica Hospital said anything from a brain tumor to weight-loss shakes to the stresses of navigating airport security could have led to the highly publicized breakdown of a JetBlue pilot on a flight that originated at Kennedy Airport last week. Comment

Workers asking Sutphin wash to clean up act

Advocates for workers’ rights said they have some dirt on a Jamaica car wash and that management should come clean. Comment
St. Albans

PSAL beats CHSAA in all-star battle

The PSAL all-stars defeated their CHSAA counterparts — well, some of them — and a few other PSAL stars in the first Battle 4 the City. Comment


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