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Cops honored for nabbing thief after repeated burglaries
Cops honored for nabbing thief after repeated burglaries
Police Maggie Hayes 1/31/2014 at 2:28PM

Officers Joao Rosero and Christopher Martins were on a routine patrol when they nabbed a suspect called one of the most “prolific” thieves in south Queens. The pair was honored as the Jamaica Rotary’s January cops of the month for the 102nd Precinct.

Kids get visit from Santa, presents at Queens Centers for Progress
Kids get visit from Santa, presents at Queens Centers for Progress
Southeast Maggie Hayes 12/19/2013 at 11:00AM

Santa and Frosty the Snowman paid a visit to the children at the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP), bringing holiday cheer with them once more. Now in its 16th year, QCP has partnered with the Jamaica Rotary Club to give toys to kids at the children’s center. NYPD Community Affairs officers from the Queens south [...]

Cops feted for robbery arrest
Cops feted for robbery arrest
Police Maggie Hayes 11/10/2013 at 2:03PM

The Jamaica Rotary held its monthly meeting to honor the precincts’ Cops of the Month for going above and beyond the call of duty. “It’s great police work,” said NYPD Assistant Chief Kevin Ward, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Queens South. “They had to work hard at it, but that’s what good police work is [...]

Queens officers win Cop of the Month awards
Queens officers win Cop of the Month awards
Police Terence M. Cullen 6/09/2013 at 1:28PM

The Jamaica Rotary Club honored police officers of Patrol Borough Queens South on Wednesday, May 30 with Cop of the Month Awards. Officers Jose Vasquezmiranda and Matthew Lewis of the 113th Precinct were recognized for a May 14 arrest that led to the recovery of a loaded .25-caliber handgun. Officer Jennifer Martinez of the 106th [...]

Queens South honors fallen officer
Queens South honors fallen officer
Police Queens Courier Staff 3/09/2013 at 10:46AM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Police officers from the 102nd, 106th and 113th Precincts gathered at Villa Russo on Wednesday, February 27 for the monthly meeting of the Jamaica Rotary Club to honor the 25th anniversary of the death of NYPD officer Edward “Eddie” Byrne. Byrne was a police officer working in Jamaica when he was killed [...]

The Courier, Queens Chamber of Commerce & Russo’s on the Bay team up to make Christmas bright for kids
The Courier, Queens Chamber of Commerce & Russo’s on the Bay team up to make Christmas bright for kids
Top Stories Alexa Altman 12/24/2012 at 1:15PM

Under the sparkling chandeliers and twinkling Christmas lights, seventh grader Maddie McDade smiled brightly. The St. Francis de Sales student’s Belle Harbor home burned down during Superstorm Sandy, leaving her and her family displaced to parts of Long Island and Brooklyn just weeks before the holidays. She, and students from five south Queens schools, attended [...]

Tradition makes the holidays bright for kids
Tradition makes the holidays bright for kids
News Maggie Hayes 12/22/2012 at 12:48PM

“I love seeing Santa!” said Natasha Ayala, a student at the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP), as she pet her new stuffed dog. “I have my own dog at home, too.” Last week, the Jamaica Rotary made its yearly donation of hundreds of toys to QCP as dozens of excited children eagerly opened their presents. [...]

Jamaica Rotary applauds cops
Jamaica Rotary applauds cops
News Alexa Altman 5/01/2012 at 10:46AM

Law enforcement officials, Rotary members and civic group leaders assembled in a reception hall at Villa Russo on Wednesday, April 25 for the Jamaica Rotary’s monthly meeting to discuss current matters and celebrate the outstanding work of local police officers. From the 102nd Precinct, officers Christopher Valand and Pablo DeJesus received recognition for their takedown [...]

More good work by the NYPD
More good work by the NYPD
News Alexa Altman 4/03/2012 at 1:08PM

As they do every month, members of the Jamaica Rotary assembled to honor the exemplary work of officers from the local precincts. Detective Errio Paul, Sergeant Craig Edelman and Officer Carl Scogmanillo of the 103rd Precinct were applauded for their incredible work in apprehending a particularly dangerous individual. On Friday, December 2, a man fatally [...]

Outstanding officers honored
Outstanding officers honored
News Alexa Altman 3/05/2012 at 6:34AM

The meeting of the Jamaica Rotary began with a prayer for police officers — beloved brothers and sisters in blue, fighting to protect the residents of New York City. Joe Iaboni, president of the Jamaica Rotary, bowed his head as he recited the prayer. He paused to mention Edward Byrne, a young officer viciously killed [...]