Jamaica Times

Sunday, March 3, 2013

QueensLine

Film, stage actress Cecily Adams, 46, born in Jamaica

Actress Cecily Adams was born in Jamaica Feb. 6, 1958, to singer Adelaide Efantis and actor Don Adams, of “Get Smart” fame. Comment.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

St. Albans

Correction cop charged with menacing: Police

ST. ALBANS — City Department of Correction Officer Latessha Goban, 37, was arrested on charges of menacing last week, police said. Comment.
Briarwood

Gallagher powers Stanners into B/Q title game

Archbishop Molloy is looking to add another title to its growing list of hardware. Comment.

Friday, March 1, 2013

South Ozone Park

Hindu Cultural Center founder accused of larceny

Two women who had worked for a South Ozone Park nonprofit and are connected to the city government were arrested on charges they stole tens of thousands of dollars from the organization’s senior lunch program through an overbilling and kickback scheme, the state attorney general said Monday. Comments (9).
Richmond Hill

Agencies fine boro businesses more than city average: Report

City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio stood in Richmond Hill Monday and blasted the Bloomberg administration for issuing a disproportionate number of fines to small businesses in Queens while sparing Manhattan stores. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

Richmond Hill

[UPDATE] Police charge two men in death of Richmond Hill man found bound in blaze

Two men have been arrested on kidnapping, murder and arson charges in connection with a fire in Richmond Hill early Sunday morning in which a 43-year-old man was found burnt to death with his hands and feet bound, police said. Comment.
Laurelton

Richards wins in SE Queens

Donovan Richards is southeast Queens’ newest City Council member. Again. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

JFK has lost ground in air cargo industry

At the turn of the century, Port Authority and state officials were cautiously optimistic that new markets in Asia would provide a boon to the region’s air-cargo industry. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Queens food pantries fearing cuts to hunger funding

Since the start of the recession, River Fund Executive Director Swami Durga Das said he has seen the families coming to his Richmond Hill food pantry nearly double and he worries that planned state and federal cuts could make the problem worse. Comment.
Briarwood

Tatum time: Senior guard powers Molloy to first place

Scott Lagas finally let Amani Tatum do her thing: Will a win. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

South Ozone Park

United Hindu Cultural Council founder arrested in overbilling and kickback scheme: AG

The founder of the United Hindu Cultural Council Senior Center in South Ozone Park was arrested on charges she stole tens of thousands of dollars from the organization’s lunch program through an overbilling and kickback scheme, the state attorney general said Monday. Comments (5).

Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Richmond Hill

Man killed in suspicious Richmond Hill blaze: NYPD

A 43-year-old man died early Sunday morning in a Richmond Hill fire that the NYPD has classified as suspicious, police said. Comments (3).

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