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New developments on their way to downtown Jamaica
New developments on their way to downtown Jamaica
Business Maggie Hayes 4/26/2013 at 9:51AM

Development organizations are hoping to give downtown Jamaica a face-lift by bringing an entirely new mix of stores and restaurants to cater to the needs of large businesses and residents alike. The Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District (BID), Jamaica Center BID, 165th Street MIA and Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC) have been working for years [...]

MTA cop able to kill attacker despite eye injury
MTA cop able to kill attacker despite eye injury
News Terence M. Cullen 7/04/2012 at 3:12PM

An MTA cop was stabbed in the eye this morning at the Jamaica LIRR station, it has been reported, and the officer’s reporter was killed during the altercation. The MTA officer, identified as John Barnett, suffered a serious wound to his left eye but he’s expected to survive, MTA Chairperson and CEO Joseph Lhota told The [...]

Ride Safe Livery Stand pilot program hailed a success
Ride Safe Livery Stand pilot program hailed a success
News Melissa Chan 11/10/2011 at 1:30PM

Two months after its inception, transit officials have hailed the pilot Ride Safe Livery Stand program a success. The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC) — both instrumental figures in the stand’s creation — joined with other officials on Thursday, November 10 to celebrate the thriving launch [...]