Jamaica Times

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012

Jamaica Hills

Mary Louis force picks home school

Elisabeth Gully finally got a reward for her perseverance and hard work. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 20, 2012

Lindenwood

S. Jamaica man dies in Lindenwood crash: Cops

LINDENWOOD — Police identified a 41-year-old man killed in a car crash on South Conduit Boulevard in Lindenwood early Sunday as Darren Green. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012

Jamaica

DOT employee carried around handgun: Police

JAMAICA — Police said a city Department of Transportation worker was arrested Friday at a Jamaica subway station and charged with criminal possession of a weapon. Comment.
Jamaica Hills

Mary Louis junior Nwajei heads to Bergtraum

Jasmine Nwajei becomes the second star guard in as many days to land at Murry Bergtraum. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

Jamaica

Schumer wants kinder TSA

Spurred by three elderly women who alleged they had been mistreated by U.S. Transportation Security Administration agents at John F. Kennedy International Airport, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday he was introducing legislation mandating the agency create positions for passenger advocates. Comments (1).
Editorial

‘Don’t Close the Schools, Fix Them’

A crowd of 2,000 angry people packed the Brooklyn Tech High School auditorium to send a message to the city Panel for Education Policy that the people are opposed to the mayor’s plan to close 23 schools. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 17, 2012

Queens Village

NAACP head Leroy Gadsden honored in Cambria Hts.

On the eve of the 103rd anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Alpha Phi Alpha senior citizens center of Cambria Heights honored NAACP Jamaica Branch President Leroy Gadsden for his leadership during its third annual Valentine’s Gala Saturday. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Hollis

Queens Village man shot walking home in Hollis

A young man was gunned down on Hollis Avenue early Monday evening, just a few doors away from the library where his three younger sisters were studying after school. Comment.
Queens Village

Avella wants Van Buren HS principal replaced

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) stood with discouraged parents and community members outside Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village last week, calling on the city Department of Education to remove the school’s principal. Comments (4).
Queens Village

Turner to top Lincoln Day Dinner

U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-Middle Village) is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Queens Village Republican Club’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner Sunday at Antun’s catering hall. Comment.
Jamaica

Boro residents welcome deal on foreclosure relief

Relief will soon be on the way for Queens homeowners on the brink of foreclosure and to some who have lost their houses after the federal government and five of the country’s largest mortgage providers reached a $25 billion agreement over foreclosure abuses. Comments (1).

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