Jamaica Times

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Cambria Heights

Three men wanted in liquor store robbery

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection to the burglary of Johnny’s Liquor Store, on Linden Boulevard. Comment.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Queens Village

Cops catch suspect who allegedly shot at them

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police said they shot and arrested a Queens Village man who allegedly pulled a gun on them as they attempted to question him about a shooting from earlier this month. Comments (2).
Cambria Heights

Police have Queens suspect in two rapes

BROOKLYN — Police said they arrested a Cambria Heights man who was wanted in connection with two rapes in Brooklyn. Comment.
Letters

Jamaica Library grateful for funds

On behalf of Queens Library, I want to thank the voters on the Rockaway peninsula and City Councilman Eric Ulrich (D-Ozone Park) for allocating $700,000 in capital funding for improvements to Queens Library at Peninsula and for an automated library vender in Breezy Point. Comment.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Richmond Hill

Queens Sikhs need to feed

Cooking for 50,000 people takes time — and a lot of volunteers. Comment.
Jamaica

Cops seek suspect in Jamaica McDonald’s rob

JAMAICA — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a Jamaica McDonald’s. Comments (1).
St. Albans

Police want to ID suspect in boro rape

ST. ALBANS — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a rape in the 113th Precinct. Comment.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Rosedale

Volunteers tidy up Brookville Park for Earth Week

The Friends of Brookville Park employed some dirty techniques Saturday to teach neighborhood youngsters the value of being active stewards of their open spaces in honor of Earth Week. Comments (1).
St. Albans

Officials choose site for St. Albans school

The city Department of Education is hoping to take advantage of an opportunity to place a new primary school in St. Albans, but District 29 community members say what they really need is a new high school. Comment.
South Jamaica

South Jamaica teen slain after leaving bodega

A South Jamaica teenager was shot and killed Monday morning when he got caught in the middle of an argument, a nearby bodega employee said.. Comment.
Rosedale

Cops nab suspects in shooting of teen girl

ROSEDALE — Police said they arrested four suspects who were wanted in connection with shooting a 15-year-old girl as she was walking home from a party along Brookville Boulevard. Comments (2).
Queens Village

Clark calls on community for annual clean-up

Spring cleaning does not have to stay indoors now that a Queens state assemblywoman is giving residents a chance to beautify their neighborhoods. Comment.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

South Jamaica

City shuts illegal boarding house

The city last weekend vacated an illegal South Jamaica boarding house, which is the target of a lawsuit, after a suspicious fire broke out in the cellar. Comment.
Jamaica

Motorcyclist dies in crash near Roy Wilkins park

A wake for an MTA employee who was killed in a motorcycle crash near Roy Wilkins park in southeast Queens is scheduled for Friday afternoon. Comments (3).
Jamaica

JFK Airport wildlife disrupts flights: FAA

Wildlife strikes are on the rise at John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to data released by the Federal Aviation Administration. Comment.
St. Albans

Healthy demand for fresh produce grows in St. Albans

Long after St. Albans’ farms were developed into the homes of the neighborhood’s legendary jazz greats, the demand for fresh food still exists. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Tidy Cats saves blighted house on 184th Street

They are calling it the best-looking boarded-up house in Queens. Comment.
Jamaica

Housing project proposed

One of the greater Jamaica area’s largest housing advocates is looking to break ground next year on a 100 percent affordable housing development in the heart of downtown Jamaica. Comment.
South Ozone Park

S. Ozone man guilty of pimping 14-yr-old

A South Ozone Park man was sentenced last week to five to 10 years in prison on sex-trafficking charges, making it the fifth such conviction in Queens since the state enacted tougher laws in 2007, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced. Comment.

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