Jamaica Times

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

St. Albans

SE Qns. unity group to hold first meeting

A coalition of community members dedicated to unifying the needs and resources of southeast Queens is all set to hold its first town hall meeting to do just that. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Jamaica Hills

Queens Hosp. opens center

Queens Hospital Center marked off another project on its checklist Monday when the hospital community gathered to cut the ribbon on a newly expanded psychiatric emergency center. Comment.
South Jamaica

Police searching for missing S. Jamaica man

SOUTH JAMAICA — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 75-year-old man who has been missing since Nov. 29, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

Far Rockaway

Officials warn against storm repair scammers

The damage brought to the city from Hurricane Sandy brought out the best in some — and the worst in others. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

Far Rockaway

Sinkholes present new challenge in Far Rockaway

Residents in storm-battered Far Rockaway have learned to expect the unexpected and even a large hole in the ground can appear without much fanfare at all. Comment.
St. Albans

Brooks joins race for Sanders’ seat

The field to replace City Councilman James Sanders (D-Laurelton) got a little more crowded when Far Rockaway resident Selvena Brooks threw her hat into the race. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Meadowmere

Meadowmere hit hard by Sandy

The residents of Meadowmere and Meadowmere Park, two tiny waterside communities off Rockaway Boulevard, are used to flooding, but Superstorm Sandy was unlike anything they had ever seen before. Comments (1).
Queens Village

Crime drops in 105th Pct

The 105th Precinct passed a milestone in late November when the crime level fell below where it had been last year. Comment.
Cambria Heights

Traffic light suggested for deadly intersection

Police in Cambria Heights are recommending installing a traffic light along a heavily traveled stretch of road following a deadly accident last month that has raised concerns about speeding in the neighborhood. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

Far Rockaway

Cuomo asks federal government for $33B to fix damage by Sandy

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have appealed to federal officials for tens of billions of dollars to repair the damage from Hurricane Sandy in the city and the state. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

St. Albans

Smith splits to work with GOP in Albany

State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-St. Albans), who earlier this year tested the waters for a Republican nomination in next year’s mayoral race, will break from the Democratic Party to work with the GOP when the Senate reconvenes in January. Comment.
Arverne

Man, 28, dead inside Arverne Houses: Police

ROCKAWAYS — An Arverne teen allegedly killed a 28-year-old in a Rockaway housing project last month, police said. Comment.

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