Jamaica Newswire (Page 10)

Jamaica Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jamaica, NY. (Page 10)

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

    Feb 16, 2018 | 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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  2. Jamaica's miracle bobsled team in jeopardy after coach quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | 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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  3. Woman dies after suffering heart attack while driving in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | 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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  4. When We Were Kings and QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | 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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  5. Professor Gordon Shirley is RJRGLEANER Man of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | 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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  6. Katz lays out vision for future of Jamaica, Willets PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | 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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  7. Health Department to study impact of NYCHA lead paint failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | 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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  8. Jamaica will get 24-story rental, adding to Queens nabe's booming real estate marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | 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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  9. Donald Trump is ForcingAmerican Blacks to Pick a SideRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | 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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  10. Five firefighters injured after truck crashes through wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | 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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  11. Donald Trump is Forcing American Blacks to Pick a SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | 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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  12. More than 500 civil servants honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | 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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  13. On the power of words - Pt 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Gleaner

    ... steps in with a word," said Friday during his sermon at the Ridgemount United Church recently. He questioned how Jamaica could have the word, with 12,000 churches, and yet the Transparency International 2016 corruption ranking is 83 of 176. "When ...

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  14. Cricket: Worcestershire's Joe Clarke hits 87 for England LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Malvern Gazette

    JOE Clarke hit 87 for England Lions on the final day of the three-day warm-up fixture with a Jamaica X1 at Sabina Park. The Worcestershire batsman came in at number five for the nation's second string and struck 14 fours in a 115-ball knock than lasted three hours.

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  15. UK Diaspora raises $5m for Adopt-A-Clinic InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    ... in London recently. The funds were raised from two major events organised by the High Commission, namely the Jamaica 55 Independence Church Service, as well as the Jamaica 55 Gala Dinner and Dance. Several other individuals and charities also raised ...

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  16. Investor buys 108-unit Far Rockaway building for $22MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Real Deal

    Staten Island-based investor Vincent Ragosta has purchased a multifamily building with 108 units in Far Rockaway for $22 million, just a few months after selling two of his properties in Jamaica, according to sources familiar with the deal. The six-story building is located at 22-11 New Haven Avenue, near Beach 22nd Street, and includes 108 apartments and 21 parking spots.

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  17. DOT study finds QNS Rail is feasible, but challenges aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Jackson Heights News

    The Department of Transportation has released its year-long study on the feasibility of bringing passenger rail service back to the Lower Montauk Branch from Jamaica to Long Island City. Conducted by engineering firm AECOM, the study concludes that mixing light rail for commuters with current freight operations is feasible.

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  18. NY boy, 11, dies after rescuing friend who fell in frozen pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    ... of the frigid water; he was unconscious and unresponsive, and emergency officials attempted CPR before taking him to Jamaica Hospital. The New York Post reports Perez walked about 50 feet onto the frozen pond and jumped in to save his friend, ...

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  19. BP Katz looks to the future in fourth borough addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Glendale Register

    ... office. She touted the restoring of confidence in the Queens Library system, the ongoing revitalization of downtown Jamaica and recovery of waterfront communities from Superstorm Sandy. She highlighted an 8.8 percent increase in jobs since 2013, the ...

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  20. '89 NYC Murder Case Takes Twist With Newly Found 911 TapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | NBC New York

    ... attorney's office. Fifty-five-year-old Carlton Roman is serving a 43-year-to-life sentence for a double shooting in Jamaica, Queens in March 1989. One man died and another was seriously wounded. Roman, currently housed at Greenhaven Prison in ...

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