Jamaica Times

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

Richmond Hill

Police searching for missing boro woman, 70

RICHMOND HILL — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in locating a missing elderly woman from Richmond Hill. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012


Mayor touts Web in Jamaica

A recent report shows that while all small businesses — even the corner bodega — can benefit from Internet technologies, less than 20 percent of the city’s small companies are using them effectively, with experts citing a lack of awareness as one of the key obstacles. Comments (1)

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

St. Albans

St. Albans native may be among last to play Lenox

Along a commercial strip on Lenox Avenue in Harlem sits a historic New York jazz home, Lenox Lounge — its Art Deco façade designed by Raymond Loewy, the father of industrial design, stands out among the many other drab businesses on this wide street. Comment

One Less Pervert

From Penn State to Rochdale Village, sexual perverts are casting a pall over sports that is having an impact on coaches, players and parents. Comment

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

Queens Village

Vanel doubles down in bid to unseat Clark

State Assemblywoman Barbara Clark (D-Queens Village), who has represented southeast Queens neighborhoods for 13 terms, is facing a primary challenge from Cambria Heights resident Clyde Vanel, who is not afraid to put his money where his mouth is. Comments (8)

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012


Sen. Huntley accused of nonprofit scam

The day after state Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) pleaded not guilty to interfering with a state probe into an alleged scam to bilk taxpayers out of nearly $30,000, her Democratic Party primary challengers called on the three-term incumbent to step down from office. Comments (3)

NBA star returns home to Hollis for annual youth clinic

Royal Ivey did not speak much Saturday, the third and final day of his annual youth event in Hollis, but he said a lot. Comments (1)
South Jamaica

43 arrested on drug dealing charges in S. Jamaica

Two weeks after a sergeant with the NYPD’s anti-gang unit was shot in the leg in South Jamaica, authorities announced a yearlong investigation into gang-related drug activity in the area that culminated in 43 arrests along with the seizure of three handguns and a cache of drugs and paraphernalia. Comments (4)
Rochdale Village

Ex-LL coach pleads guilty to sex abuse

After a former Rochdale Village Little League coach with a questionable past admitted last week he had used his position to abuse five young boys, a nearby lawmaker announced he would redouble his efforts to protect youngsters from sexual predators. Comment

Bankrupt hospital nets potential buyer

The shuttered Peninsula Hospital has a potential buyer, a source familiar with the negotiations said. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

Queens Village

LIRR worker dies after touching third rail

A Long Island Rail Road worker was killed Monday when he came into contact with the third rail near the Queens Village train station, a spokesman for the MTA said. Comments (1)
Far Rockaway

MTA makes $65M request to feds over Irene damage

The MTA reported it has finished submitting claims totaling $65 million for damage from Tropical Storm Irene a year ago. Comment

Car kills Hollis man at stock exchange: Cops

MANHATTAN — An elderly Hollis man was killed near Wall Street last Thursday when he was accidentally struck by a private security car, police said. Comment

Building collapse traps two in Laurelton: BNN

The FDNY responded to a 911 call of a building collapse at 134-21 231st St. in Laurelton around 12:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Breaking News Network. Firefighters said there were two people trapped inside the building, according to BNN. Comment


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