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  1. These Queens Stores Plan to Stay Open Despite 'Historic' BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

    Workers at some Queens stores said Monday that they were planning to stay open despite the "historic" blizzard , which could dump up to 2 feet of snow by Tuesday evening. Managers at Met Foodmarkets on Jamaica Avenue near 160th Street, in downtown Jamaica, and Walgreens on Queens and Yellowstone boulevards in Forest Hills said they were planning to keep the stores open.

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  2. The F Takes It Slow & More Sheepshead Bay Subway Service ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sheepshead Bites

    ... and transfer to an Avenue X-bound F. For service from this station, take the F to Avenue X where it will become a Jamaica-bound F. Also, keep an eye out for changes in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. Schedules occasionally change, so check ...

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  3. Fairfield police charge trio of N.Y. men in alleged credit card theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Jersey Journal

    FAIRFIELD - Police arrested a trio of New York men Thursday after they allegedly tried to use fraudulent gift cards to buy items at a local Target store. Richard Morgan Jr., 22, Kareem Prosper, 21, and Terrance Williams, 21, all of Jamaica, N.Y., attempted to buy a variety of electronics using the cards, which prompted a cashier's suspicion, Fairfield Deputy Police Chief Anthony Manna said.

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  4. 3-month-old dies after he's found unconscious in Queens homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Daily News

    The 3-month-old was taken to Jamaica Hospital after his parents called 911, but he could not be saved, officials said.

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  5. First Tourism Linkages event hailed a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Jamaica Observer

    ... and the public in general, to the wide variety of services and fine quality products that are available in Jamaica. Businesses offering a wide range of goods and services participated in the networking event, including suppliers of craft, toiletries ...

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  6. Bus Lane Foes Lancman and Simanowitz: Car Dependence Is a Fact of LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Streetsblog

    ... back off bus lane plans for the neighborhood already. DOT has been mulling Select Bus Service between Flushing and Jamaica for routes on Main Street, Kissena Boulevard, Parsons Boulevard, and 164th Street. Last night, the agency narrowed its focus ...

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  7. Man Arrested for Breaking NYPD Officer's Face After Bump at SupermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | DNAinfo.com

    Police arrested a Jamaica man Thursday suspected of punching an off-duty NYPD officer several times in the face earlier this week after an argument at a Queens Pathmark - leaving the man with severe injuries to his face that required surgery, police said. The incident, which took place Monday about 2:20 p.m., was captured on surveillance video released by the NYPD Wednesday.

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  8. 8 NYC spots for every type of Super Bowl revelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Newsday

    Heading to NYC to watch the Super Bowl? For the football fanatic to those who are in it for the commercials, we have the spots you want to be the night of Feb. 1st. Liking the NFL may not always be popular in your circle of friends, but you can probably get your cool outer borough pals to watch the biggest game of the year at this brand new Astoria venue.

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  9. Brooklyn man killed in Pocono Township crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Morning Call

    ... car east when it crashed in a light snow, Allen said. Also in the car was a second passenger, Tyson Sheppard, 23, of Jamaica, New York. Allen said speed apparently played a role in the accident. Pocono Township police asked state police to help with ...

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  10. An Express F & More Sheepshead Bay Subway Service Changes This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sheepshead Bites

    ... and transfer to an Avenue X-bound F. For service from this station, take the F to Avenue X where it will become a Jamaica-bound F. Jamaica-bound F trains run express from Neptune Av to Smith-9 Sts Weekend, 11:45pm on Friday, January 23 to 5am on ...

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  11. Lancman and Simanowitz: Let's Keep Queens Bus Riders Stuck in TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Streetsblog

    Tonight, DOT and the MTA will hold an open house to solicit input for proposed Select Bus Service routes linking Flushing and Jamaica. The plan to reduce travel times for tens of thousands of Queens bus riders has broad support from advocates and local electeds, including Assembly Member Nily Rozic.

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  12. Man killed, 2 injured as car hits utility pole in Pocono TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Morning Call

    ... not disclose the man's name because his relatives had not yet been notified. The driver and a second passenger, from Jamaica, N.Y., were taken by Pocono Central Ambulance to Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg, the coroner said. Pocono ...

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  13. Cuomo's LaGuardia Train Would Be Slower Than Existing TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | StreetsBlog.org

    ... days, when trip times would be slightly faster than today), the World Trade Center, Borough Hall/Jay Street, and Jamaica. Travel times from the South Bronx (Yankee Stadium) would be nearly twice as long as existing options. If you happen to live in ...

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  14. Prevalence of Different Types of AnxietyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | US Pharmacist

    Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York The National Institutes of Health reports that 61.5 million U.S. adults have been diagnosed with a mental-health disorder. Anxiety disorders, specifically, occur in 18% of the population.

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    Tuesday Jan 20 | City of New York

    ... Notification issued 1/15/15 at 7:50 PM. Following a prior suspension, westbound LIRR service has resumed between Jamaica and Penn Station. Expect residual delays. Notification issued 1/15/15 at 6:58PM. Due to a water condition, expect traffic delays ...

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  16. Rookie police officer Edward Byrne is killed in 1988Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | New York Daily News

    Officer Edward Byrne is assassinated while guarding the house of a drug witness in South Jamaica, Queens. The Mayor Koch, COP-SHOT and The News each offered $10,000 rewards for information leading to the killers.

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  17. Ex-IRS Staffer Charged in Multimillion-Dollar FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WebCPA

    Three New York residents, including one former IRS employee, have been indicted in federal court for defrauding the U.S. government by filing false claims for millions in false refunds. Charged in a 20-count indictment are Clive Henry, of Jamaica, N.Y., a former IRS employee in the business of preparing tax returns; Rodney Chestnut, of Middle Island, N.Y., a retired New York City Department of Corrections officer; and Nafeesah Hines, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration employee, also of Jamaica.

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  18. A Culinary Tour of Anguilla, the Caribbean's Most Food-Friendly IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Men's Journal

    ... rum punch, usually made with some combination of local fruit juices and rum. Sure, you can order up a glass of it in Jamaica or any of the other tropical islands, but stop into on Sandy Ground and order one of Joan's truly exemplary rum punch ...

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  19. Cuomo Announces AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport from Subway, LIRRRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | DNAInfo.com

    ... a large mall. The AirTrain to JFK Airport is 8.1-miles long and connects riders from the LIRR and E and J trains at Jamaica, and the A train at Howard Beach. It connects to each of the airport's terminals as well as a parking lot for car rental ...

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  20. Avenue U's Outta Luck & More Sheepshead Bay Subway Service ChangesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Sheepshead Bites

    ... and transfer to an Avenue X-bound F. For service from this station, take the F to Avenue X where it will become a Jamaica-bound F. Also, keep an eye out for changes in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. Schedules occasionally change, so check ...

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