Jamaica Times

Monday, Nov. 5, 2012

Letters

Queens Library holds cancer talk

Queens Library invites everyone in Queens and around the world to learn more about prevention, detection and treatment of common cancers. An expert panel of doctors and social workers from Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York Hospital Queens, the New York University Langone Medical Center, the American Cancer Society and the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society will present two free programs and answer questions. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Desperation builds on Rockaways (Continuing Live Blog)

As Rockaway residents struggled to clean their homes and belongings, find food and stay warm, frustration continued to mount Sunday during the sixth day the area was without power with no end in sight. Comments (2).

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012

South Jamaica

Police officers arrest two Queens men after robbery: NYPD

MANHATTAN — Police arrested two men from Queens Saturday who allegedly fled from authorities in their car after robbing a group of men in Harlem, according to the NYPD Comment.
Far Rockaway

Relief supplies slow to reach the Rockaways

Residents of the Rockaways braved dropping temperatures and a line that wound through Conch Playground and a block down the bordering sidewalk to receive food, water and other supplies at an aid distribution point Friday. Many said they were thankful to have help but also questioned why it started to arrive four days after Hurricane Sandy devastated the area. Comments (1).

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012

South Jamaica

ASPCA says boro woman mistreated her pet dog

SOUTH JAMAICA — A woman’s alleged neglect of her dog came back to bite her when she was arrested last week and charged with animal cruelty, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012

South Ozone Park

Relief on tap for Queens hurricane victims

As the Eastern Seaboard picked through the wreckage left in Hurricane Sandy’s wake, officials in Queens were setting up relief stations for those in need. Comment.
Rosedale

Storm surprises Rosedale with wet and wild wrath

Residents in Rosedale said they were caught off guard by Hurricane Sandy’s fury Monday night when a creek separating Queens and Nassau County overflowed its banks, flooding a number of blocks in the neighborhood. Comments (1).
South Ozone Park

Boro lawmakers call on Con Ed to restore power faster

With Con Edison projecting it could take up to another week to restore power to all of Queens, several of the borough’s elected officials Friday said the time line was unacceptable and called on the public utility to do everything and anything it could to expedite the process. Comments (1).
South Richmond Hill

Live power line electrocutes woman who steps in Richmond Hill puddle

Friends and colleagues of a makeup artist were in mourning after the 23-year-old was electrocuted by a downed electrical line in Richmond Hill Monday. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Baldeo plans to fight election fraud charge

After turning himself in to the FBI last week amid charges of fraud and obstruction, former City Council candidate and current Queens District Leader Albert Baldeo is firing back at his critics. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Rockaway looters ransacked broken neighborhoods: DA

While Queens residents were dealing with record devastation to homes and businesses, the Queens district attorney said more than a dozen people took advantage of Monday night’s superstorm and allegedly looted stores in Far Rockaway. Comments (7).

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

South Richmond Hill

Woman electrocuted by live power line in South Richmond Hill

Friends and colleagues of a makeup artist were in mourning after the 23-year-old was killed by a downed electrical line in Richmond Hill Monday. Comments (17).

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