Jamaica Times

Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

St. Albans

Robber stole jewelry from boro home: Post

ST. ALBANS — Police said they arrested a gun-wielding 23-year-old who robbed a family in St. Albans, the New York Post reported. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Teenage suspect charged in two southeast Queens sex assaults

A Springfield Gardens teenage has been charged in connection with the two of the sex attacks that unnerved southeast Queens throughout the fall, investigators said. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011

Cambria Heights

Woman threatens man with machete: Brown

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — A woman was due in court Nov. 30 after allegedly brandishing a machete and some colorful language in Cambria Heights last week, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1).

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Jamaica

“America’s Next Top Model” contestant visits Jamaica shop

“America’s Next Top Model” contestant Bianca Golden, a native of Queens, visited Le Bourgeosie Boutique in Jamaica Sunday. Golden, who has been signed by both Major Models and Ford Models, signed autographs for fans. A voter registration drive was also held during the event. Comment.
Jamaica

PS 48 students celebrate new school building

Students at PS/IS 48 in Jamaica have been yearning for a school building where they did not have to share a single room in which to eat, play and assemble and this year their wishes were granted. Comment.
Laurelton

Carjacker sentenced for nearly killing ex cop: Brown

A Queens judge handed the man who left a former NYPD officer for dead during a carjacking before leading the police on a wild ride on the streets of southeast Queens a lengthy prison sentence for his crimes, the Queens district attorney said last week. Comment.
Jamaica

Missing pet fans help JFK crews track Jack

The online community that has been working for weeks to find a missing cat at John F. Kennedy International Airport was up and about this weekend to get more people on their team and bring the missing feline home. Comments (7).

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

Jamaica

Survey IDs boro danger zones

A transportation advocacy group has identified southeast Queens as the borough’s most dangerous place for pedestrians and it is calling on the city to do more to prevent people from getting hurt. Comment.
Laurelton

SE Qns on high alert following two sex attacks

An elected official and crime watchdog group have pledged to provide safety support to southeast Queens residents after the neighborhood was the site of two nighttime sexual attacks. Comment.
Cambria Heights

State cyberbullying bill presented at Cambria Heights school

An effort to curb cyberbullying through legislation made its way to Campus Magnet HS in Cambria Heights last week to raise awareness and get teens to document their experiences. Comment.
Jamaica

City makes Jamaica water plant eco-friendly with roof upgrade

The city has taken another step in cleaning up Jamaica Bay and making one of its water treatment facilities more environmentally friendly. Comment.
South Jamaica

Van kills woman near S. Jamaica home: Cops

Police were searching for the driver of a dollar van who they say struck a woman and left her to die on the streets of south Jamaica Sunday night. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011

Springfield Gardens

Sanders rallies community to combat sexual assaults

City Councilman James Sanders (D-Laurelton) is hosting an emergency meeting Wednesday in light of the pair of sexual attacks that have taken place in southeast Queens over the last week. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Cops need family to ID man’s body in Rockaways

ROCKAWAYS — The NYPD was still waiting for the family to identify a man who was shot and killed Monday. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 17, 2011

South Jamaica

Driver in fatal South Jamaica hit and run sought

Police are searching for the driver of a dollar van who they say struck a woman and left her to die on the streets of South Jamaica Sunday night. Comment.

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