Jamaica Times

Monday, July 9, 2012

Jamaica

York coach now on CUNY track and field body

York College’s head coach of track and field, Mark Benjamin, has been named the CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year. This is Benjamin’s first year coaching at York College in Jamaica. Comment.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Queens Village

105th Precinct’s top cops bagged burglar: Courtesis

Officer Francisco Luciano and Sgt. Jonathan Cermeli were honored as the 105th Precinct’s Cops of the Month for May last week. Comments (3).
Springfield Gardens

Three dead in shooting near Springfield Gardens HS: Police

Three men were killed in a hail of gunfire in Springfield Gardens early Saturday morning, police said. Comments (1).
Arverne

Police on the hunt for man who robbed bank

ROCKAWAY — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man in connection with two bank robberies at a Chase Bank, at 68-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd. in Arverne. Comment.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Cambria Heights

Former Campus Magnet star has Magic draft

Kyle O’Quinn saw his name flash across the television screen, felt his Pastor Gregory Perry’s Virginia home basically shake and took a deep breath of exultation and elation. Comment.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Jamaica

MTA officer stabbed in the eye at Jamaica LIRR station

An MTA police officer who was stabbed in the eye while patrolling the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road Station on the Fourth of July made it through surgery, although doctors have not yet determined what effect the attack will have on his vision, the MTA said. Comment.
Jamaica

Downtown Jamaica BIDs plan to restyle district

Downtown Jamaica’s two business improvement districts held their annual meetings last week where they reviewed their 2012 accomplishments and discussed initiatives for the next year, all of which focused on changing the shopping district’s image. Comments (1).
Jamaica

Farmers’ market returns to Jamaica

Cookbook author Martha Rose Shulman contributed to a New York Times article in May touting garlic scapes — the green, curling tops of the garlic plant — but noted she would have to wait to provide any recipes because her local farmers market did not carry them. Comment.
Jamaica

Police seek suspect in rape of woman in Jamaica

JAMAICA — Cops were asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in the rape of a young woman in Jamaica. Comments (1).

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Jamaica

Bird bust unfolds at JFK

A Guyanese man’s bird-brained scheme fell apart when he stepped off his flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport in May and was caught allegedly sneaking some feathered friends into the country, according to authorities. Comment.
South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino experiences first robbery

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A man claiming to have a handgun robbed Resorts World Casino, at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. in South Ozone Park, at approximately 4:45 p.m. Friday, according to police. Comment.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Queens Village

Qns Village man shot dead

A 24-year-old man was killed by gunfire in the Queens neighborhood where he lived early Saturday, police said. Comment.

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