Jamaica Times

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

South Jamaica

Pow Wow features native American dances

Native American culture was showcased at the Inter-Tribal Native American Indian Festival/Pow Wow at Baisley Pond Park. The event was presented by Friends of Roy Wilkins Park, Inc. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 14, 2011

Queens Village

Three men rob deliverer of Dominos pizza: Brown

QUEENS VILLAGE — It was not the tip a pizza delivery man was expecting. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

South Jamaica

Brooklyn man killed in S. Jamaica

Police were seeking anyone with information about a shooting outside a south Jamaica strip mall early Monday morning that took the life of a Brooklyn man. Comment.
South Ozone Park

Meeks talks foreclosure, financial crisis in S. Ozone Park

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Jamaica) showed the scope of his gift of gab during a South Ozone Park town hall meeting Saturday. Comment.
Jamaica

Jamaica dad charged in murder-suicide plot

A Jamaica father was remanded to jail last week after he tried to kill himself and his 2-year-old daughter inside their car that was parked in the rear of a Long Island shop, investigators said. Comment.
Jamaica

Schumer calls for LIRR rider bill of rights

A little over a week after a lighting strike at the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road station caused hours of delays, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on the railroad Monday to voluntarily implement a protocol in order to better inform passengers and protect their safety during service disruptions and delays. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

De Blasio blasts detention ctr.

The city public advocate is calling on the federal government to shut down the controversial immigration detention center in Springfield Gardens and rethink its partnership with the private organization that runs it. Comment.
Jamaica

SQUISH mulls over Huntley’s health care plan

State Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) announced a new plan last week she hopes will solve the health crisis that has been gripping southeast Queens for years, but health advocates want to make sure the proposal has enough meat on its bones to make a change. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Police seek suspect in attempted rape

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — Police are looking for a suspect who they say tried to rape early Sunday near 145th Road. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Body of senior, 80, found in Far Rockaway

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police responded to calls of an unidentified man lying near the water near Beach 42nd Street and Beach Channel Drive Oct. 6 at about 8:30 a.m., according to the NYPD. Comment.
Rochdale Village

Queens family held at gunpoint, robbed: DA

ROCHDALE — A man and an accomplice walked into a home and held a family at gunpoint Sept. 21, according to a spokeswoman for the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.
Jamaica Hills

Stanners win in stunner

Sometimes one play can change an entire season; sometimes one play is really just one play, meaningless in the grand scheme of things. Comment.

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