Jamaica man accused of selling weapons, drugs, stolen vehicles through Craigslist


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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A Jamaica man has been indicted for selling $500,00 in stolen vehicles and auto parts, as well as, weapons and drugs, through Craigslist, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Professional boxer arrested for brutal killing of Jamaica woman


| slicata@queenscourier.com

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A professional boxer and former Golden Gloves champ was arrested Wednesday night and charged with stabbing and beating his ex-girlfriend to death near her Jamaica home two days earlier, police said.

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Jamaica of the future imagined by residents


| slicata@queenscourier.com

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Imagine Jamaica with more affordable housing, better transportation and more, higher-paying localized jobs. That was the vision put forward for the neighborhood when more than 100 residents and community advocates attended the city-run Jamaica Planning Initiative meeting this past weekend.

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F. Carlisle Towery retires after leading Jamaica revitalization


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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F. Carlisle Towery, who oversaw the economic revitalization of Jamaica as the president of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation for more than 40 years, announced his retirement Monday.

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Real estate roundup: Flushing Commons construction woes, Costco eyeing downtown Jamaica


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

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“Flushing Commons will eventually bring open space, housing and retail to downtown Flushing, but right now, construction is creating a problem for pedestrians and drivers alike.”

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