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


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

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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Jamaica women’s clinic attracts anti-abortion demonstrations


| kmedoff@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Katrina Medoff

Seven patient escorts in white lab coats and 13 anti-abortion demonstrators holding pamphlets and large, graphic posters depicting bloody fetuses stood poised in the rain at the corner of Jamaica Avenue and 147th Place on Saturday, waiting for patients to approach Choices Women’s Medical Clinic.

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Toddler, mom hurt after stroller falls onto Jamaica subway tracks


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A pair of quick-thinking maintenance workers saved a mother and her young child at a Jamaica subway station Monday morning when the two-year-old’s stroller tumbled onto the tracks, cops said.

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Activist dishes dirt on Jamaica garbage


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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When Joe Moretti moved to Jamaica, Queens, back in November of 2010, New York City was about to experience one of the worst blizzards in its history. As more than a foot of snow covered the streets and sidewalks of his new neighborhood, Moretti was unable to see what really lay beneath.

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Jamaica nursing home celebrates more than a dozen centennial residents


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

This week, the Chapin Nursing Home will have more than a dozen residents who are a century or more old. And to celebrate the occasion the administrators are going to hold a birthday for all of them on Wednesday.

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Man charged with murder in shooting of 15-year-old girl in Jamaica


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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An arrest was made in connection to the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl inside a Jamaica home Wednesday night, sources said.

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Police arrest St. Albans teen for firing gun in Jamaica


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy NYPD

Michael Jones of St. Albans got into a verbal dispute with a group around 11:20 p.m. on Saturday near Merrick Blvd and 119th Avenue, police said, and fired two rounds at the people.

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