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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 $459,000 which is roughly $402/per square foot.

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Monday | New York Daily News

April 21: Charter schools, carriage horses and pop culture

Manhattan: On April 16, the Daily News published "School isn't child's play," about a Democracy Prep school that is colocated with the Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center.

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Monday | Jamaica Observer

Serious Knox

Dr Gordon Cowans, new principal of the 38-year-old Knox Community College, is in no doubt that national development depends on education and that his institution has a lead role to play.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Art Daily

P rez Art Museum opens unprecedented exploration of the cultural history of the Caribbean

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, opening April 18, 2014 at Perez Art Museum Miami , explores the diverse cultural history of the Caribbean and its diaspora, highlighting over two centuries of rarely seen works dating from after the Haitian Revolution to the present.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Cops Searching for Man Who Assaulted NICE Bus Driver

Nassau County Police are searching for a man they say assaulted a NICE Bus driver who refused to make an unauthorized stop.

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DNAInfo.com

City Battling Spike in Domestic Violence With Novel Outreach Programs

Desperate for a safe place, they ended up in Bianca's brother's house in Southeast Queens.

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Jamaica Observer

Hapilos awards off

SATURDAY'S 21st Hapilos Anniversary and Digital Awards has been postponed. The event was scheduled for the Chinese Benevolent Association of Jamaica Centre in St Andrew.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NY1

Queens Week 2014: Jamaica No Longer Predominantly African-American Neighborhood

An area of Queens that many usually refer to as a predominantly African-American neighborhood actually isn't anymore, according to Census estimates.

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DNAinfo.com

Egg-Stravaganza and Giant Bunnies Bringing Easter Fun to Queens Kids

Parents in Queens who are looking for some Easter festivities with their kids will find a number of places that host egg hunts and other attractions throughout the borough.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

New York Business.com

Boro prez tells why Queens is king

Photo by Buck Ennis." data-ga-event-type="click" data-ga-event-category="Articles" data-ga-event-action="Main Photo Enlarge" data-ga-event-label="Melinda Katz"> Recently inaugurated Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has the city's biggest borough in her blood: Her father founded the Queens Symphony, and her mother started the Queens Council on ... (more)

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Jamaica Observer

If we build the logistics hub they will come

We are on the cusp of greatness. We now have mega projects in the pipeline which may fuel our drive to growth.

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Jamaica Observer

Energy World Corporation secures financing with Development Bank of the Philippines

Energy World Corporation , the parent of Energy World International has secured project financing with the Development Bank of the Philippines for its operations in that country.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Patch.com

Nearby: Cops ID Elderly Queens Man Found in Inwood Waters

Police confirmed the identity of a body reportedly seen in the waters off Inwood Wednesday morning.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

Atlantic Ave First of 25 "Arterial Slow Zones" to Get 25 MPH Limit This Year

As drivers zoomed by on Atlantic Avenue this morning, local elected officials and advocates joined NYC DOT and NYPD to unveil the first of the city's "arterial slow zones," major streets where the speed limit will be dropped to 25 mph from the current citywide limit of 30 mph.

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DNAinfo.com

Rego Park Getting Dozens of New Full-Day Pre-K Seats

The number of pre-K seats in Rego Park will increase by more than 60 percent, making the popular early-childhood education program more accessible in the area.

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Jamaica Observer

Making Jamaica's logistic hub a reality

THE Jamaican Government has declared that a viable logistics hub can become a game-changer for the national economy, facilitating businesses and creating much needed employment.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

South Shore Record

LIRR Far Rockaway Branch Weekend Schedules Adjusted this weekend

LIRR Far Rockaway Branch Weekend Schedules Adjusted April 12-13 and May 3-4 Brooklyn-Bound Trains to Depart up to Eight Minutes Early While Crews Perform Maintenance on 150th Street Bridge On April 12-13, and on May 3-4, the Long Island Rail Road will perform waterproofing maintenance on a bridge that carries two tracks over 150th Street in ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Residents and teens rally for a skate park

With the good weather finally upon us, outdoor activities are bound to increase.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Preview: Slick Rick

"Just another case about the wrong path/ Straight and narrow or your soul gets cast."

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Jamaica Observer

PM challenges manufacturers as Expo 2014 opens

JAMAICAN manufacturers have been urged to re-energise the sector and start exporting more to help move the economy forward.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Sheepshead Bites

Weekend Subway Service Advisories: 4/4 - 4/7/2014

From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Newkirk Plaza to Kings Hwy.

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Fire Weather Watch for Queens County was issued at April 23 at 4:18AM EDT

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