Jamaica Times

Friday, July 17, 2009

Queens Village

Transgender woman attacked in SE Qns.

The transgender woman who was allegedly assaulted and harassed by two men on the streets of St. Albans last week may have been left humiliated and injured by her attackers, but that is not going to stop her from potentially taking the stand against them, according to her attorney. Comment.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Richmond Hill

South Queens Speaks: Boro nonprofit for handicapped experiencing growth

Every Saturday is softball season for the Achievers of America, a program for the handicapped and challenged of all ages founded 10 years ago by Queens resident Steve Biondo. Comment.
Queens Village

Qns. Village vet found dead

An 84-year-old retired U.S. Army veteran was found dead early Monday in his Queens Village home, police and neighbors said. Comment.
Queens Village

Cambria Hts. questions shooting

The Cambria Heights community has raised many questions about an early morning standoff last week between law enforcement officials from various agencies and a fugitive who was shot during the confrontation. Comment.
Laurelton

Gioia slams price gouging

Though milk prices in the city have been higher than the national average, milk in Queens remained in the middle of the pack, City Councilman Eric Gioia (D-Sunnyside) said Sunday. Comment.

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