Community cleans up Jamaica Avenue graffiti


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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On Sunday, April 21, the Richmond Hill Block Association, 102nd Precinct Officers Jose Severino and Joseph Martins and cadets from the John Bowne High School Air Force JROTC cleaned up graffiti along Jamaica Avenue. They painted over several problematic sites.   RECOMMENDED STORIES Sunnyside battles graffiti with new removal program Woodhaven graffiti surges Op Ed: Reclaiming our […]

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One killed, one injured in attack on Jamaica Avenue


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Police are investigating a Richmond Hill attack that left one man dead and another injured. According to the NYPD, on Wednesday, March 6, around 3:30 p.m., authorities responded to a 9-1-1 call of a male stabbed on Jamaica Avenue near 127th Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified man in his thirties who was stabbed […]

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One teen, two others shot on Jamaica Avenue


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One teenager and two 20-year-olds were shot on Jamaica Avenue in what was according to witnesses, likely gang-related activity. The shootings took place outside a Jamaica Avenue Wendy’s this afternoon at approximately 3 p.m. Two victims were shot in the leg, with one taking a bullet to the arm. The victims were a 17-year-old black […]

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More litter baskets for Jamaica Avenue


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Queens Councilmembers Eric Ulrich, Elizabeth Crowley and Karen Koslowitz contributed money from their council discretionary funds to increase litter basket service along a stretch of Jamaica Avenue. “This funding will go a long way towards improving the quality of life for residents and business owners alike. It is just another example of what can be […]

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Jamaica Avenue Subject Of Exhibit At JCAL


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The works of many different artists can now be seen in various locations along Jamaica Avenue as part of the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning’s current exhibition “Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows 2007.” The exhibition is “a contemporary public art project which includes the commission, creation, and exhibition of 25 multi-disciplinary, site-specific artworks.” The […]

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Jamaica Avenue had blackout too


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Western Queens was not the only region to suffer from a lengthy power outage in the borough as a section of Jamaica Avenue was blacked out for up to seven days at the same time. Con Edison confirmed that 23 customers from approximately 161st Street to 90th Avenue along Jamaica Avenue were without power for […]

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Jamaica Avenue had blackout too


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Western Queens was not the only region to suffer from a lengthy power outage in the borough as a section of Jamaica Avenue was blacked out for up to seven days at the same time. Con Edison confirmed that 23 customers from approximately 161st Street to 90th Avenue along Jamaica Avenue were without power for […]

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Man charged with father’s murder in south Jamaica: DA


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Anthony Guyton, 37, from South Jamaica has been arrested for allegedly killing his 55-year-old father Tuesday night, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown.

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Rendering reveals seven-story apartment building coming to Jamaica


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Rendering courtesy TCX Development

Growth in Jamaica is part of the near future of New York City real estate, according to TCX Development, which recently released a rendering of its new project in the neighborhood.

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Longtime Jamaica community garden volunteer sees role trimmed back


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Alberta Crowley was a star in her community, but now she says the city’s Parks Department is trying to restrict her glowing service.

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Renderings reveal look of new P.S./I.S. 314 school in Jamaica


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Rendering courtesy Department of Education

The School Construction Authority posted renderings of the new P.S./I.S. 314 school in Jamaica, giving residents a glimpse into the future of their neighborhood.

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