Jamaica Hills

Jamaica Estates fire leaves one dead, three injured
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/19/2013 at 9:40AM

An early morning fire in Jamaica Estates left one dead and three injured, said the FDNY. Police have identified the deceased victim as 62-year-old Henry Schwan, who was found unresponsive in the second floor apartment of  182-30 Wexford Terrace, where the blaze broke out around 5 a.m. According to published reports, one of the injured victims [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 11:14AM

On Thursday, September 13 there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the 1,993 cases of the disease that have been reported so far this year is the highest number [...]

Queens communities facing brownouts
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 6:57PM

Several Queens communities face a voltage reduction from Con Edison due to electrical equipment problems. The 100 degree heat has many residents blasting air conditioners to stay cool. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 percent voltage reduction.  This was done in an effort to prevent a significant outage, a spokesperson from [...]