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  1. April 21: Charter schools, carriage horses and pop cultureRead the original story

    Monday Apr 21 | New York Daily News

    ... This city will go downhill faster than a bobsled at the Winter Olympics with this clown in office. Linda Sperling Jamaica: We should insist on better and safer regulations for the horses. I've been in Manhattan during 90-degree summer days and ...

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  2. Serious KnoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 21 | Jamaica Observer

    ... a lead role to play. "Knox Community College is open for business, the elusive economic growth and development of Jamaica is hinged on the education of our people," Cowans told a cheering audience during his formal installation at the community ...

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  3. Taking a look and listen to the original recordings covered by The DiamondsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | Examiner.com

    ... MINE " (The Cleftones, 1956): This was a vocal group originally formed as The Silvertones at a junior high school in Jamaica, N.Y., in 1955. The song was written by the group's lead singer, Herb Cox, and it charted at No. 57 on the Billboard Hot ...

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  4. Trends in MRSA PrevalenceRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | US Pharmacist

    Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York One percent of the population carries methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus , one of 18 microbes listed by the CDC as being resistant to numerous antibiotics.

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  5. The Independent Woman 2-Hour Financial Training Workshops Coming to...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | PRWeb

    ... held from Tuesday, May 6th through Saturday, May 10th in Fort Lee, New Jersey; and in New York City, Islandia, and Jamaica, New York. The mission of the Independent Woman is to inspire women to take greater control of their lives by taking an active ...

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  6. Influenza Vaccine in Children and Adults With Egg AllergyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | US Pharmacist

    Gladys El-Chaar, BS, PharmD Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Jamaica, New York Pediatric Pharmacotherapist Department of Pharmacy Winthrop University Hospital Mineola, New York Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC does not view the existence of ... (more)

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  7. P rez Art Museum opens unprecedented exploration of the cultural history of the CaribbeanRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Art Daily

    ... of two works included in this exhibition by one of Haiti's most celebrated artists. * Renee Cox (b. 1960, Colgate, Jamaica; lives in New York), Redcoat Queen Nanny of the Maroons series, 2004: Renee Cox is an important Jamaican conceptual ...

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  8. Knicks sign OdomRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | FOX23

    ... Phil Jackson, who coached Odom for several seasons while with the Lakers. The 34-year-old Odom, a native of Jamaica, NY, holds career averages of 13.3 points, 8.4 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 961 games over 14 years with the Clippers, Heat, Lakers ...

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  9. Cops Searching for Man Who Assaulted NICE Bus DriverRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    ... at 6:30 p.m. March 23, police said. The N6 bus travels east from Nassau Community College in East Garden City to Jamaica via Hempstead Turnpike and stops in Hempstead, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont, and City Line. Detectives are asking ...

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  10. City Battling Spike in Domestic Violence With Novel Outreach ProgramsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | DNAInfo.com

    ... with Catholic Charities in Queens and with C-Town and Bravo supermarkets in several neighborhoods, including Jamaica, which have agreed to place information in shopping bags. And the agency started doing outreach at transit hubs including in Jamaica ...

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  11. Hapilos awards offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Jamaica Observer

    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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  12. Queens Week 2014: Jamaica No Longer Predominantly African-American NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | NY1

    ... NY1's Ruschell Boone filed the following report as part of Queens Week. African-Americans have deep roots in Jamaica. Many live, work and worship here, and they've done so for decades. "I was born here, so my family came here," said one resident. ...

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  13. Egg-Stravaganza and Giant Bunnies Bringing Easter Fun to Queens KidsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | DNAinfo.com

    ... the borough. One of the biggest Easter parties in Queens will take place in St. Albans Park (172-98 Sayres Ave.) in Jamaica . The Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt, a party sponsored by Affinity Health Plan , will take place on April 19, from 12 p.m. ...

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  14. KiDz HuB to cover Penn RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Jamaica Observer

    ... and many Jamaican athletes will be in attendance, representing both their schools and their country. This year, Jamaica will be celebrating its 50th year of participating in the event. KIDzHuB is an international non-profit media company which ...

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  15. LIRR to Provide Additional Service for Start of Passover and Good FridayRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | LongIsland.com

    ... as follows: Babylon Branch Additionally, the 2:52 p.m. train from Huntington to Port Jefferson will originate from Jamaica at 1:46 p.m. on April 14 and 18 only. The 2:29 p.m. train from Penn Station, due Hicksville at 3:17 p.m. will not operate on ...

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  16. Teleka Patrick memorial service in Kalamazoo among several planned across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | MLive.com

    ... That same day, a memorial service for Patrick is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Linden Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, N.Y., according to a post on the Remember Teleka Facebook page . A third service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 28 in ...

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  17. Boro prez tells why Queens is kingRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | New York Business.com

    ... for the Willets Point area; we have a task force for Flushing Commons. I'd love to see more retail and hotels in Jamaica. One of my goals is also to have much more affordable housing there, to utilize the zoning that we put in place five years ago, ...

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  18. Weekend Subway Service Advisories: 4/11 - 4/14/2014Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Sheepshead Bites

    ... nd-bound F trains are rerouted via the A from W 4 St to Jay St-MetroTech. From 12:15 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday, Jamaica-bound F trains skip 75 Av, Van Wyck Blvd, and Sutphin Blvd.

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  19. I served my country. And then it kicked me out.Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Politico

    ... I'd order two of the same meal for us. Those memories feel a world away from where I'm living now, in Trelawny, on Jamaica's north coast. I'm trying to get a start as a pig farmer, but it's much harder than I expected. It costs about $200 a week to ...

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  20. If we build the logistics hub they will comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Jamaica Observer

    ... conversation about our environment and China is a no-brainer. Mega projects can change our reality and our future. Jamaica is a natural beauty, but this is not bread on the table. The Tainos lived with the land and Xaymaca developed sustainably -- a ...

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