Jamaica Times

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

Jamaica

Subway robber caught in Jamaica: Police

JAMAICA — A suspect in various larcenies on the subway was nabbed at the Parsons Boulevard and Archer Avenue station in Jamaica when an MTA employee spotted him during an interview with an NYPD officer, authorities said. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Rosedale

3 men impersonated cops on Valentine’s Day: Police

ROSEDALE — Police were looking for three white males in connection with a Valentine’s Day armed robbery and criminal impersonation of police officers at a Pay-O-Matic in Rosedale, authorities said. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012

Hollis

Holliswood won’t lose its post office

The U.S. Postal Service has taken its Holliswood office off a list of locations being considered for closure, according to U.S. Rep. Gay Ackerman (D-Bayside). Comment.
South Ozone Park

Resorts World racino generated $139.9M since October

Racino gambling is a big money and job generator in the Empire State. Comments (1).
South Jamaica

Cops hunt man in four boro robbery cases

JAMAICA — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with four gunpoint robberies in southeast Queens over the last two months. Comment.
Cambria Heights

Cops seek missing teen from Cambria Heights

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating a Cambria Heights teen that went missing. Comment.
St. Albans

Huntley gives Valentine’s to St. Albans vets

State Sen. Shirley Huntley visited the New York State Veterans’ Home at St. Albans Saturday to distribute Valentine’s Day gifts and flowers to Air Force veterans Rosario Cracchiolo and Mana Dejesus. Both women received roses, candy, letters balloons and gift bags from Huntley, who distributed similar items to more than 20 other female veterans at the hospital. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

South Jamaica

Authorities investigate accident on Van Wyck

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

Queens Village

Family of slain soldier honored by Qns GOP club

The Queens Village Republican Club’s annual dinner may have been named for Abraham Lincoln, but it was a child with a different biblical name who commandeered the attention of the crowd this year. Comment.
Far Rockaway

State orders Peninsula to stop admitting patients

The state Department of Health ordered Peninsula Hospital to stop admitting patients and cancel all upcoming surgeries after inspectors found problems with a crucial laboratory in the facility, a hospital spokeswoman said Friday. Comment.
Queens Village

Queens Village teenager missing from home: Cops

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old girl from Queens Village. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Jamaica

Comrie criticizes DOE for moving schools

Jamaica’s Allen Christian School, which opened its doors in 1982, will be closing due to financial difficulties. Comment.
South Jamaica

Report details Forde Fla. arrest

A police report from Florida shows striking similarities between a crime committed there and an incident earlier this month in which a man is accused of killing his brother in front of the victim’s South Jamaica family. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Jamaica

Children make Valentine’s cards at JCAL

Children gathered at the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning Saturday for a Valentine’s Day Family Fun Workshop, during which they made cards. Comment.

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