Jamaica Times

Monday, May 14, 2012

South Ozone Park

Cops seek man in tire slashing and robbery

SOUTH OZONE PARK — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a black male suspect, aged 25-30, in connection with a grand larceny in South Ozone Park. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Police searching for hit-and-run driver who killed man in Richmond Hill

Police were looking for the driver who hit and killed a man crossing Liberty Avenue in Richmond Hill Sunday morning, the NYPD said. Comment.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Jamaica

Jamaica Ball promises food, fun and nonprofit accolades

Don’t just party — party with a purpose. Comment.
Rosedale

Rosedale Little League prepares for season

The Rosedale Little League is gearing up for baseball to begin. Comment.

Friday, May 11, 2012

St. Albans

Man dies after gunshot wound in the head in St. Albans

A 23-year-old man who was shot in the head made a desperate attempt to get help before he collapsed in St. Albans Thursday afternoon, a witness and the NYPD said. Comment.
Rosedale

105th Precinct’s ranks gain 34 to turn tide of crime

The NYPD has fulfilled a request by Deputy Inspector Joseph Courtesis for more boots on the ground to combat rising crime trends in the 105th Precinct, but the community’s wishes for a new precinct appear to have been looked over once again. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Rich Hill credit repair service charged with scamming clients

The owner of a Richmond Hill credit repair company has been charged with bilking customers out of thousands of dollars, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last week. Comment.
Jamaica

Tributes and tunes for York Foundation

The York College Foundation held its 5th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert at York Monday night of last week. The event featured a performance by Patti Austin & Trio entitled, “The Ella Fitzgerald Tribute.” Comment.
Editorial

Stop the Closings

At the moment it appears the only hope for stopping the city Department of Education from closing August Martin High School and 23 other schools is intervention by the courts. Comment.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

South Ozone Park

Two dead in JFK hotel murder-suicide: DA

Police were investigating an apparent murder-suicide that occurred early Thursday afternoon, leaving two men dead at the Hilton Garden Inn at 148-18 134th St. outside John F. Kennedy Airport. Comment.
Jamaica

Ex-Jamaica Hospital chief receives 3 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced a former Queens hospital executive Monday to three years in prison for bribing three state legislators in exchange for lobbying on his institution’s behalf. Comment.
Jamaica

Jamaica art peaks curiosity

A newly installed speed bump near the corner of Archer Avenue and 153rd Street has Jamaica commuters slowing down — with some even coming to a complete stop. Comment.
South Ozone Park

Aqueduct top bosses fired

The New York Racing Association, which oversees the racetrack at Aqueduct, said Friday it fired two top executives after a state report revealed they illegally withheld $8.5 million in bettor winnings. Comment.
Rosedale

Three injured in Rosedale crash: FDNY

Firefighters responded to an accident at the corner of 141st Avenue and 241st Street in Rosedale Friday morning. According to an FDNY spokesman, three people, including two with minor injuries and one person who was in serious but stable condition, were injured in the multi-vehicle crash. Comment.
Cambria Heights

Cambria Heights’ Baker lives dream

Cavon Baker was determined to play Division I basketball. Comment.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Queens Village

HBQVB in full swing

The Hollis Bellaire Queens Village Bellerose Athletic Association kicked off its season with a parade recently. Comments (1).

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