Jamaica Times

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Hollis Hills

Hollis Hills pizzeria serves upper-crust pies

For more than a decade, a Hollis Hills pizzeria has been serving meals that are affordable and decidedly gourmet — and they come by the slice. Comment.
Cambria Heights

Cambria Heights leader ordinated into gospel ministry

Minister Eva Duzant, the president of the Cambria Heights Development Corp. and a member of the 232nd Street Block Assoication, was ordinated into the gospel ministry at the Southern Baptist Church in Manhattan. The event was held in collaboration with the United Missionary Baptist Association, the Empire State Baptist Convention and the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Comment.
St. Albans

Smith recognizes March as Women’s History Month

In recognition of Women’s History month, Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-St. Albans) noted the contributions New York women have mad throughout history and identified organizations that can help women succeed today. Comment.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Rochdale Village

New literacy center planned for village

The popular literacy program at the Rochdale Village branch of the Queens Library that has helped expand opportunities for adults is itself about to get a lot more room to grow. Comment.
Cambria Heights

SE Queens leaders honored

The First Family of Queens held its inaugural Black Tie Affair in Franklin Square last Friday. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill doused with color during this year’s Holi celebration

Thousands celebrated the Hindu holiday of Phagwah, which marks the start of spring. Comment.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

St. Albans

113th Pct. hears youths’ concerns at council forum

Most of the adults at the 113th Precinct Community Council’s youth forum last week had never heard of “the cinnamon challenge,” so they were dumbfounded when Sgt. Jo-Ann Gonzalez explained the YouTube meme popular among kids. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Holi inspires Rich Hill with flying colors

Spring — and dyed power — was in the air in Richmond Hill Sunday as thousands of South Asians and others came to celebrate the 24th annual Phagwah Parade. Comments (2).
Editorial

Lessons from Times Square

A picture on the Jamaica Times’ front page says all you need to know. Shanta Merritt is hugging a friend after learning her son, Darryl Adams, 18, has been shot to death two days before. Comments (2).

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Richmond Hill

Suspect robbed five locations in boro: Cops

RICHMOND HILL — Police were on the lookout for a man suspected of being involved in five robberies in southern Queens at stops not far from the Van Wyck Expressway. Comment.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Laurelton

Sanders’ chief of staff eyes future as city councilman

City Councilman James Sanders (D-Laurelton) will be term-limited out of his southeast Queens district in 2013 and his young chief of staff is already making plans to make a smooth transition into the seat. Comment.
Laurelton

Authorities search for missing Laurelton man

LAURELTON — Police were looking for a mentally impaired man who went missing from his Laurelton home Friday at 7 a.m. Comment.
St. Albans

St. Albans’ Pathways heads to Class B finals

When top-seeded Pathways Prep of St. Albans was turning its PSAL Class B semifinal contest into a rout, ripping off a 19-6 run to create a canyon-sized 19-point lead, Jordan Washington was a key contributor. Comment.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Richmond Hill

UPDATE: Mother charged with kidnapping her daughter from hospital: NYPD

Police officers located a missing mother and her infant in Richmond Hill after the baby was allegedly taken from Queens Hospital Center Wednesday afternoon, the NYPD said. Comment.
Rochdale Village

Rochdale man murdered

Police said they were still searching Tuesday for suspects wanted in the shooting death of a young Rochdale man last week. Comments (21).
Rochdale Village

Dangerous fake pot should be banned: Wills

At a number of bodegas in southeast Queens, customers can legally purchase a product that produces a marijuana-like high, but while the weed may be fake, the dangerous side effects are real. Comment.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

South Jamaica

Hundreds mourn Darryl Adams

The more than 1,000 people who filled up a Rochdale church Monday night were there for two reasons. Comments (32).
Jamaica Hills

Mom stole baby from Queens Hospital Center: Police

NYPD officers were looking for an Ozone Park woman and her infant daughter Wednesday afternoon after the 40-year-old mother allegedly fled Queens Hospital Center with the baby, police said. Comment.
Jamaica

Burglar killed at Met mart

An intruder who broke in through the ceiling at a Met food market in Jamaica early Tuesday morning was shot and killed by a market employee, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Rochdale Village

Home attendant gave woman bruises: Police

ROCHDALE VILLAGE — A South Ozone Park woman was arrested on charges of assault and harassment after she allegedly hurt a 90-year-old Rochdale Village woman to whom she acted as a home care attendant, police said. Comment.

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