Jamaica Times

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

Queens Village

Boro’s South Asian candidates still absent from ballots

Despite redistricting victories earlier this year that concentrated the voting powers of South Asian Americans in Queens in ways they had never been before, when voters go to the polls next week they will find no South Asian ethnic candidate on the ballot for either state Assembly, state Senate or district leader. Comments (1).

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

Jamaica Hills

Jamaica nursing center kitchen goes completely kosher

The Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a facility that originally started to accommodate Holocaust survivors, has recently opened a completely kosher kitchen. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gardens man with knife shot and killed by police: NYPD

A 27-year-old man, who had held a knife to his own neck, was fatally shot in his Springfield Gardens home by police Friday afternoon, the NYPD and the man’s relatives said. Comments (6).
Cambria Heights

Firefighters search boro home hit by blaze

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — A fire broke out in the basement of a two-story dwelling, at 117-02 233rd St., Monday, the Breaking News Network said. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

Hollis

Librarian shows lots of love

The reading room at the Hollis library was full of youngsters last week as they watched the juggling comic Will Shaw toss his bowler hat on his head and share his brand of deadpan humor, but the real show came when children’s librarian Sueli Zaquem made good on the pledge she issued at the beginning of the summer and lopped off more than a foot of her brunette locks for charity. Comment.
Cambria Heights

Vanel makes Assembly run

Cambria Heights resident Clyde Vanel is putting his experience as a small business owner at the forefront of his campaign to unseat 13-term incumbent state Assemblywoman Barbara Clark (D-Queens Village), but he is still undecided on the issues of increasing the minimum wage and charter schools supported by his opponent.. Comment.
Jamaica

Small biz gets access to valuable asset: Info

A-frame signs — the kind that dot the sidewalks outside bars, restaurants and other shops — are illegal in New York City, according to an obscure law still on the books, and could fetch small business owners a fine from the city Department of Sanitation. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Police search for man shot in the Rockaways

ROCKAWAYS — A 20-year-old man transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds Sunday to both legs had stable vital signs, the Breaking News Network reported. Comment.
Editorial

‘Take the High Road’

Just weeks before the Democratic Party primary, state Sen. Shirley Huntley was dragged into a Nassau County court to face charges that she took part in a scam in which the state was allegedly bilked out of $30,000. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

Queens Village

Police looking for robber of Qns. Vil. bank

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police were looking for a man suspected of attempting to rob the Community Federal Savings Bank last Thursday, the Breaking News Network said. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

South Jamaica

Wills pledges to help suspect turn himself in

City Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) last week called on suspected cop-shooter John Thomas to peacefully turn himself over to the authorities for his own safety and the good of the community. Comment.
South Richmond Hill

NYPD seeks suspect in robbery of chain (WITH VIDEO)

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL - The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery on Aug. 23. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

South Jamaica

Man stabbed to death inside South Jamaica home

What may have been a dysfunctional relationship came to a bloody end Wednesday morning when a woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death in the South Jamaica home they shared with their with two young boys, the police and neighbors said. Comment.
South Jamaica

Jamaica man dies from gunshot wound: Police

SOUTH JAMAICA — Police said a Jamaica man who was shot in the torso in early August succumbed to his injuries last Thursday. Comment.
South Jamaica

South Jamaica boy missing since Sunday

SOUTH JAMAICA — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 11-year old boy. Comment.

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