5 hrs ago
New York Daily News
Queens woman's death ruled homicide
NYPD officers stand by the police tape where a 38-year-old woman was shot at the corner of Sutphin Boulevard and 107th Avenue in Jamaica, New York on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
21 hrs ago
Queens Girl Scout Determined to Be NYC's Top Cookie Seller
A 12-year-old Girl Scout in Jamaica who sold more Girl Scout Cookies last year than any other scout in Queens is aiming to double her sales this year and win the citywide title.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Effects of Digestive Disorders
Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York In 2010, 70 million people with digestive disorders made 104.7 million visits to healthcare providers in ambulatory care settings.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
NYC: Pratt Center Suggests Eight Routes for Robust BRT - Is de Blasio Listening?
In 2008, a coalition led by the Pratt Center for Community Development laid out a vision for 12 Bus Rapid Transit lines across the city.
Jackson Heights News
Queens Boulevard protestors call for a safer street
The march for a safer Queens Boulevard last weekend has been a long time coming for residents who live along the nearly eight-mile stretch of road that spans from the Queensborough Bridge in Long Island City to Hillside Avenue in Jamaica.
Rex Nettleford unmasked in 'Long Live the King'
On a day when millions around the world paused to share in a funeral service for South Africa's iconic president, Nelson Mandela, a group of Jamaicans congregated at the Carib Theatre in Kingston to reminisce on, or learn more about, one of their own.
Problem corner in Jamaica gets cleaned up
"As snow fell early Saturday morning, a crew armed with obscured fencing, high power drills and other tools transformed the corner of 108 Street & Merrick Boulevard.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Lewisboro Daily Voice
Happy Birthday To Lewisboro's Bob Castelli
Castelli, a security consultant, professor and media personality from Goldens Bridge, N.Y., was born December 16, 1949, in Jamaica, N.Y. During the Vietnam War, he served with the 7th Cavalry Regiment in the United States Army.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
New York Daily News
Carib salutes Mandela
Leaders from the Bahamas, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Suriname are among the international VIPs invited to pay tribute to world-renown leader The recent, high-profile memorial tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela was a truly monumental international affair, with Caribbean officials included among the more than 90 ... (more)
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Doctors Relate the Horror of Traffic Violence at Pedestrian Injury Summit
Medical professionals and transportation experts convened Thursday for the third New York City Summit on Pedestrian Injury, hosted by Elmhurst Hospital.
Ole Time Grand Market brings 'yard' to NY
The craving by Jamaicans for a feel of home at Christmas has prompted a Jamaican music and theatre exponent in New York City, United States, Andrew Clarke, to create a holiday daytime event.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Family and Friends Mourn Death of Kidnapped Harlem Mom
Family and friends turned out Wednesday for an emotional funeral of a mother of three, who died after being kidnapped and beaten , in Jamaica last week, allegedly by a married couple with whom she was in an abusive relationship.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Jamaica official touts benefits of...
Jamaica's science and technology minister has become the latest influential political figure on the Caribbean island to tout the benefits of medical marijuana research.
Crime Report, Pt. II: Shoplifting Arrests, Car Break-In
On Dec. 2 at 7 a.m., an unknown person broke into a vehicle and took coins on Garland Lane.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Newly Constructed, 201-Room Holiday Inn Hotel Opens at JFK Airport
GREAT NECK, N.Y. a' M&R Hotel Management today announced the opening of the Holiday Inn New York - JFK Airport, a new, 201-room, full-service hotel at the intersection of Brookville and Rockaway boulevards in Jamaica, N.Y., just east of John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Kidnapped Mom Was Taken From Subway Station by Married Couple, Police Say
The Harlem mother of three who died after being kidnapped and beaten in Jamaica was burned with a cigarette and beaten with a rod by her captors - her boyfriend and his wife - sources and neighbors said.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Reggae wine from Indiana to be launched in Jamaica
A wine inspired by Jamaican music will be launched into the crowded local wine market in January by American Carlos Daley.
LIRR service restored, but with delays after fire in New Hyde Park
Long Island Rail Road service east of Jamaica is being restored, but with long residual delays after a car fire on the tracks at New Hyde Park halted trains on multiple lines for more than an hour.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
December 7th In NYC History
Today the Philharmonic is America's oldest orchestra. 1941... The city swings into wartime alert as word arrives of the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor.
Mother of Three Dies After Being Kidnapped and Beaten in Jamaica: Sources
A Harlem mother of three was kidnapped and brutally beaten with a metal pipe Tuesday morning before being taken by her captors to Jamaica Hospital where she died, police and sources said.