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Fruitful harvest in Jamaica

Queens Chronicle (Eastern/Southeast Queens News) 12/6 3:30A
Last week’s temperatures were hardly reminiscent of a summer day.But bargain hunters, gourmets and folks who were just looking for a quick, healthy snack still were able to stock up on fresh fruit, ve

Nicki’s home for the holidays

Queens Chronicle (Eastern/Southeast Queens News) 11/29 3:30A
Queens’ own Nicki Minaj was on hand last week at a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway in South Jamaica with NYPD Inspector Jerry O’Sullivan, commanding officer of the 113th Precinct.A native of Trinidad, th

DOT claims “success” on Woodhaven/Cross Bay boulevards

The Glendale Register 11/27 5:53A Queens Ledger
One year after Woodhaven and Cross Bay boulevards were transformed to install Select Bus Service (SBS), the Department of Transportation (DOT) is celebrating its success. According to a DOT progress report, the Q52/Q53 SBS has seen a 5 to 8...

The Chronicle celebrates its first 40 years

Queens Chronicle (Central/Mid Queens News) 11/21 3:30A
The Queens Chronicle held its 40th anniversary party Nov. 15 at Woodhaven Manor on Jamaica Avenue, with dozens of members of the business, political and civic communities across the borough, and beyon

City of Science at York on Dec. 2

Queens Chronicle (Eastern/Southeast Queens News) 11/21 3:30A
York College will host City of Science, an interactive festival mixing science, technology, engineering, math and family-friendly fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the school’s Health an

GJDC’s 2018 gala

Queens Chronicle (Eastern/Southeast Queens News) 11/21 3:30A
The Greater Jamaica Development Corp. held its annual gala on Nov. 15 in Battery Park in Manhattan. At left, CEO and President Hope Knight greets the attendees.At center top, the Rev. Patrick O’Connor

Jamaica Center BID thinks small this Saturday

Queens Chronicle (Eastern/Southeast Queens News) 11/21 3:30A by Michael Gannon , Editor
Black Friday, per usual, is expected to draw shoppers, bargain hunters and television cameras this week to every mall and large chain store.But the Jamaica Center Business Improvement District wants t

Flooding Problems In 2007 And Gallagher Rape Charge

Queens Chronicle (Central/Mid Queens News) 11/15 3:30A
Queens was hit with a flood of problems in 2007, not the least of which was actual flooding. In several parts of the borough, including Howard Beach, Springfield Gardens, Jamaica and other areas, a fl

Hospital Closures, A New Ballpark And A Terror Arrest Mark 2009

Queens Chronicle (Central/Mid Queens News) 11/15 3:30A by Michael Gannon, Editor
The closure of medical centers across Queens continued when St. John’s Hospital in Elmhurst and Mary Immaculate Hospital in Jamaica shut down in February because of financial difficulties.The New York

Budget Cuts In 1991 Lead To Talk Of Queens Secession In 1992

Queens Chronicle (South Queens News) 11/15 3:30A
One of the biggest stories covered by the Queens Chronicle in 1991 was the March trial of Reverend Floyd Flake, Congressman from Jamaica. Pastor of the 6,000-member Allen African Methodist Episcopal C

Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless

Queens Chronicle (Eastern/Southeast Queens News) 11/15 3:30A
The House of Prayer International will host its annual Thanksgiving feeding program for the homeless at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 91-20 146 St. in Jamaica.The program offers a hot Thanksgiving mea

Jamaica NAACP has elections on Nov. 19

Queens Chronicle (Eastern/Southeast Queens News) 11/15 3:30A
The Jamaica Branch of the NAACP is holding its elections on Monday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 9 p.m.at the group’s headquarters, located at 189-26 Linden Blvd. in St. Albans.

Holliswood Center Honors Vets

Queens Gazette 11/13 10:28A qgazette
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