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  1. Slate buying LIC dev site for new 200-unit rental projectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Real Deal

    ... Elsewhere in Queens, Slate and partners are wrapping construction on an 88-unit affordable housing building in Jamaica, and planning to break ground on a new 170-unit rental building in Forest Hills later this year. The firm also recently entered ...

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  2. Obituary: William F. MatosRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Naugatuck Daily News

    William F. "Bill" Matos, 85, the husband of Marieta Matos, died peacefully on Feb. 17, 2018 at Glendale Center. Bill was born on December 9, 1932 in Jamaica, N.Y., a son of the late Manuel and Jenny Matos, and had lived in Naugatuck for most of his life.

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  3. Orville Taylor | Sykes in, psychs outRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gleaner

    ... similar one whose name carries a racial eponym. If truth be told, though, the most knowledgeable legal luminary in Jamaica as regards the Constitution is bowling a kind of spin, a deceptive delivery from the left instead of the right side, bowled ...

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  4. 4 LIRR lines suspended east of Jamaica after person struckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    A person was struck by an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train in Queens on Saturday night, causing delays, transit officials said. The unidentified victim was walking on the tracks near the station in Hollis when they were struck by the train just before 7:30 p.m., officials said.

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  5. On-time statistics show January was worst month on LIRR in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Newsday

    The last time service was this bad in any month, January of 1996, a blizzard had devastated the railroad and snarled service for weeks. Commuters wait on both platforms for the Long Island Rail Road westbound train at the Long Island Rail Road at Jamaica Station in Queens during the morning rush on Jan. 8, 2018.

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  6. NY Abortionist -- 'Taking Life' Empowers WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Christian Newswire

    Merle Hoffman, president and CEO of Choices Women's Medical Clinic in Jamaica, New York, who was questioned under oath yesterday by Liberty Counsel, has said that the "act of abortion positions women at their most powerful" because abortion gives women "power-and the responsibility-of taking life" so that they may control their own lives. "Merle Hoffman has acknowledged the obvious -- that abortion is the taking of human life.

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  7. Trends in Controlled and Uncontrolled HypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | US Pharmacist

    Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York Hypertension, a chronic condition, affects 31% of U.S. adults. From 2013 to 2014, 40.3 million and 3.7 million visits, respectively, were made to physicians' offices and hospital outpatient departments, and the primary diagnosis was essential hypertension.

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  8. Safer schools project comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Jamaica Observer

    ... to replicate and use our methodology, our tools and approach in improving safe schools in Kingston and the rest of Jamaica," he said. Representatives of the National Works Agency, the Road Safety Unit, Mona Geoinformatics, the Ministry of Education, ...

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  9. Jamaica's miracle bobsled team in jeopardy after coach quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | New York Post

    Jamaica's bobsled team is off to a rocky start in PyeongChang after its coach quit just days before its runs at the Olympics. German Sandra Kiriasis, a 2006 Olympic champion, quit on the team after she was asked to change her role.

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  10. Woman dies after suffering heart attack while driving in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | New York Daily News

    Gloria Ingram was driving her Honda Civic down Jamaica Ave. near 177th St. in Jamaica about 3 p.m. Tuesday when she lost consciousness before crashing into a fire hydrant. Victim Gloria Ingram was driving her Honda Civic down Jamaica Ave. near 177th St. in Jamaica at about 3 p.m. Tuesday when she lost consciousness.

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  11. When We Were Kings and QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Slate Magazine

    The blackest cultural event in recent history, known more widely as the premiere weekend for Marvel's Black Panther, looms large, and with well over a year of anticipation in the making, frenzy has reached a pitch that the descriptor "fevered" can't properly do justice. In just the first 24 hours of presales in early January, it handily bested the record for most advance tickets sold for a Marvel feature-previously held by Captain America: Civil War , which went on to open at $179 million.

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  12. Professor Gordon Shirley is RJRGLEANER Man of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Gleaner

    ... Presenting the award is Dr Lawrence Nicholson, deputy chairman, RJRGLEANER Communications Group. Miss Universe Jamaica Davina Bennett accepts the RJRGLEANER Honour Awards (Special Award) in the category of Arts and Culture from Gleaner's Circulation ...

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  13. Katz lays out vision for future of Jamaica, Willets PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Jackson Heights News

    During a joint meeting of the Queens Chamber of Commerce and the Queens Borough Cabinet at Antun's in Queens Village, Borough President Melinda Katz spoke to a crowd of more than 300 people about a number of development plans aimed revitalizing Queens neighborhoods. The Jamaica Now Action Plan is focused on bringing an economic boost to downtown Jamaica.

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  14. Health Department to study impact of NYCHA lead paint failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | New York Daily News

    The state Health Department will open an investigation into what impact NYCHA's lead paint failures have had on public housing tenants in southern Queens. State Sen. James Sanders mentioned problems with lead paint, as well as mold and heating outages, in NYCHA developments in his district, which includes South Jamaica, Ozone Park and parts of Far Rockaway.

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  15. Jamaica will get 24-story rental, adding to Queens nabe's booming real estate marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Curbed

    Joining Jamaica, Queens's ever-expanding residential boom is a new 24-story tower set to replace a warehouse on 94th Avenue. YIMBY first reported on the development, which will bring 522 apartments close to the Jamaica LIRR station.

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  16. Donald Trump is ForcingAmerican Blacks to Pick a SideRead the original story

    Monday Feb 12 | Lucianne.com

    ... be Hell to pay when the time for reparation comes. A 71 year-old half-German, half-Scottish white billionaire from Jamaica, New York is exposing the myriad lies, contradictions, and logical fallacies that have shaped generations of Americans ...

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  17. Five firefighters injured after truck crashes through wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | New York Post

    ... a report of a fire when their truck struck the side of an auto-parts warehouse at Liberty Avenue and 150th Street in Jamaica, officials said. Four of the five firefighters refused medical attention at the scene, while one was transported by EMS to ...

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  18. Donald Trump is Forcing American Blacks to Pick a SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | American Thinker

    ... be Hell to pay when the time for reparation comes. A 71 year-old half-German, half-Scottish white billionaire from Jamaica, New York is exposing the myriad lies, contradictions, and logical fallacies that have shaped generations of Americans ...

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  19. More than 500 civil servants honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Jamaica Observer

    THE broad smile on Michael Nicholson's face aptly reflected the elation he felt about being among 502 civil servants who have been honoured for their years of invaluable service to Jamaica. Although he is readily recognised as an actor, having portrayed the character 'String Beans' in the very popular local television series, Royal Palm Estate and its successor, The Blackburns OF Royal Palm Estate , among other roles, Nicholson has served the Government for 27 years, having worked with the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission since 1990, where he currently holds the position of events and commemoration Coordinator.

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  20. Hooker robbed by pimps who tried forcing her to meet clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | New York Daily News

    ... responded to the post, the call girl went to meet "her" at an apartment on Sutphin Blvd. near 115th Ave. in South Jamaica about 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, police said. The Californian was instead greeted by a man who threatened her with a pistol and ...

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