Jamaica Times

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Richmond Hill

Seminerio pens bill for boro to leave city

State Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio (D−Richmond Hill) is not letting his indictment on fraud charges get in the way of his day job. Comment.
Richmond Hill

More games at Aqueduct: Pol

The video lottery terminals planned for Aqueduct may be joined at the Ozone Park track by their game of chance cousins — electronic blackjack, craps and roulette — if one state senator’s proposal is enacted. Comment.
Jamaica Times

Police officer critically injured in Far Rockaway attack

An NYPD officer was fighting for his life last week after he was stabbed in the head Friday by a suspected emotionally disturbed Far Rockaway man, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 19, 2009

Richmond Hill

Ozone Park man’s scam ripped off immigrants: DA

An Ozone Park man allegedly preyed on immigrants from Trinidad in South Ozone Park and Richmond Hill in an immigration scam that netted him roughly $100,000, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Judge sentences hit−and−run driver to 3−9 years in prison

A Richmond Hill man convicted of killing a 12−year−old boy in a 2006 hit−and−run accident was sentenced to up to nine years in prison last week, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Laurelton

Sanders praises Obama, doles out $245K to southeast Queens schools

City Councilman James Sanders (D−Laurelton) said he was inspired by President−elect Barack Obama’s pledge to jump−start both the economy and American morale when he allocated nearly a quarter of a million dollars to seven southeast Queens schools Monday. Comment.
Jamaica Times

CB 10 hears Aqueduct’s $250M upgrade for first time

Officials from the company that was awarded the contract to install video lottery terminals at Aqueduct Race Track presented their plans for the machines and other amenities to Community Board 10 last week. Comment.

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