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Jamaica, New York is located in Queens County. Zip codes in Jamaica, NY include 11405, 11435, and 11434. The median home price in Jamaica is $525,000 which is roughly $405/per square foot.

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Emergency Medical Associates Now Provides Emergency Medicine...

A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Hospital Queens is a 535-bed community teaching hospital.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Yahoo!

Suspect wounded in NYC shootout with US marshals

An aerial view of John F. Kennedy Airport on April 15, 2011 in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Gleaner

Clarendonians upbeat about logistics hub

The proposed logistics hub is set to provide tremendous financial and other benefits to the Jamaican economy and by extension Clarendon.

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DNAinfo.com

Free Pre-K With Dance Classes and Field Trips Comes to Jamaica

A universal pre-K program will offer free education to 44 children in Jamaica - including many from struggling families - with classes including musical storytelling and a host of field trips, officials said.

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The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Winners of the 2014 Yitzhak Rabin Peacemaker Awards Announced

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. The winners of the 2014 Yitzhak Rabin Peacemaker Awards presented by the Coalition for Mutual Respect will be honored in New Rochelle City Hall on Wednesday, Sept.

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New York Daily News

August 26: Terror ransom, Meredith VIeira and helicopters

Spring Lake, N.J.: I was sorry to read that a woman walking through Central Park at midnight was hit in the head with a pellet gun, causing serious injury, and then assaulted with racial insults .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ditmas Park Corner

Free Screening Of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' On...

CaribBEING , a local nonprofit organization that puts on the annual Flatbush Film Festival and is run by neighbor Shelley Worrell , is teaming up with Councilman Jumaane Williams to co-host a free screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" tomorrow night at the West Quad Center of Brooklyn College.

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DNAinfo.com

City Demands Jamaica Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program Return $300K

The city is trying to get nearly $300,000 back from a Jamaica substance abuse center, which officials say may have misused the funds, according to court documents.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Nicks James... a New Yorker who would die for Jamaica

Thirty-odd years ago when then New York college student Gwen Nicks arrived with friends and relatives in the resort town of Ocho Rios for a vacation, she immediately fell in love with the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newsday

Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Suffolk County police are looking for a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card to make more than $6,000 in purchases from several locations in Deer Park and West Babylon.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Friday night Reggae party at the Playland Motel is free and fun

One of the better Reggae themed parties dance party in the greater NYC region is near the beach and its not at Fire Island, or far away Long Island it is in the Rockaways and you can get there by subway.

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Jamaica Observer

Jamaicans urged to participate in online survey for diaspora project

Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Arnaldo Brown has encouraged Jamaicans living abroad to participate in the online survey for the Mapping Jamaica's Diaspora Project.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

US Pharmacist

Ramifications of Kidney Transplantation

Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York According to the U.S. Renal Data System 2013 annual data report, 500,000 patients are on dialysis and more than 15,000 undergo kidney transplantation annually.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

BBB: Lottery scam lures with 'Mega Millions'

"You've won millions!" That's the bait from the latest Jamaican lottery scam hitting the Northwest, the Better Business Bureau warned Wednesday.

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DNAinfo.com

Jamaica Bodegas to Promote Fruit and Water Instead of Candy and Soda

Eighteen delis, groceries and restaurants in Jamaica and St. Albans are taking part in a new initiative to promote more nutritious options in the neighborhoods, which have very few healthy food stores and struggle with obesity and diabetes, organizers said.

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LongIsland.com

New LIRR Train Schedules Start on September 2nd, 2014

Some of the changes have been made to accommodate new and ongoing construction projects and track repair programs.

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Queens Crap

$1600 for 1-bedroom in Jamaica?

From the Queens Courier : Development in Jamaica is about to pick up and bring big changes to the New York City real estate scene, according to a firm building new apartments in the area.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Gun Violence in City Surges Over Weekend

Two men were killed and 19 were wounded in New York City shooting incidents on Saturday and Sunday, signaling that an uptick in shootings this year hasn't abated.

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Examiner.com

Candidates debate embattled Senator for seat

New York State Senator Malcolm Smith, former Councilman Leroy Comrie and attorney Munir Avery met for their first debate in the race to replace the currently indicted Senator Smith for the 14th District.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Manchester has lost a father figure in Birkley Bennett

BUSINESSMAN Birkley Bennett was remembered as a great corporate citizen, philanthropist and father figure at a thanksgiving service for his life at the Bryce United Church in Coleyville, Manchester on Thursday, August 13. Bennett, who was shot and killed by gunmen on July 24, was sent off in an emotional ceremony, which saw hundreds of persons from ... (more)

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