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Jamaica, New York is located in Queens County. Zip codes in Jamaica, NY include 11405, 11435, and 11434. The median home price in Jamaica is $539,000 which is roughly $414/per square foot.

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Local news for Jamaica, NY continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

20 min ago | US Pharmacist

Ramifications of Kidney Transplantation

Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York According to the U.S. Renal Data System 2013 annual data report, 500,000 patients are on dialysis and more than 15,000 undergo kidney transplantation annually.

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4 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

BBB: Lottery scam lures with 'Mega Millions'

"You've won millions!" That's the bait from the latest Jamaican lottery scam hitting the Northwest, the Better Business Bureau warned Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

Jamaica Bodegas to Promote Fruit and Water Instead of Candy and Soda

Eighteen delis, groceries and restaurants in Jamaica and St. Albans are taking part in a new initiative to promote more nutritious options in the neighborhoods, which have very few healthy food stores and struggle with obesity and diabetes, organizers said.

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11 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

New LIRR Train Schedules Start on September 2nd, 2014

Some of the changes have been made to accommodate new and ongoing construction projects and track repair programs.

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20 hrs ago | Queens Crap

$1600 for 1-bedroom in Jamaica?

From the Queens Courier : Development in Jamaica is about to pick up and bring big changes to the New York City real estate scene, according to a firm building new apartments in the area.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Gun Violence in City Surges Over Weekend

Two men were killed and 19 were wounded in New York City shooting incidents on Saturday and Sunday, signaling that an uptick in shootings this year hasn't abated.

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Examiner.com

Candidates debate embattled Senator for seat

New York State Senator Malcolm Smith, former Councilman Leroy Comrie and attorney Munir Avery met for their first debate in the race to replace the currently indicted Senator Smith for the 14th District.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Manchester has lost a father figure in Birkley Bennett

BUSINESSMAN Birkley Bennett was remembered as a great corporate citizen, philanthropist and father figure at a thanksgiving service for his life at the Bryce United Church in Coleyville, Manchester on Thursday, August 13. Bennett, who was shot and killed by gunmen on July 24, was sent off in an emotional ceremony, which saw hundreds of persons from ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Musical on Marley's childhood to open next year

IF the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company and Tuff Gong International have their way, a musical based on the life of reggae king Bob Marley could be hitting international stages in the near future.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Newsday

Cops: Man rented out Valley Stream, Elmont homes he didn't own

A Queens man was arrested after pretending to own a Valley Stream home and renting it to two women, Nassau County police said Thursday.

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NewsLI.com

Cops: Queens Man, Terrence Hill, 31, Used Craigslist to Rent...

The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of a Queens man for grand larceny from an incident that occurred in Valley Stream on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. According to Fourth Squad detectives, Terrence Hill, 31, of 112-13 180th St., Jamaica, pretended to be the homeowner of an unoccupied residence located at 134 Elm St., ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Janel World Trade Ltd. Reports Fiscal Third Quarter and Year-to-Date 2014 Results

JAMAICA, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 11, 2014 / Janel World Trade, Ltd. , a full-service global provider of integrated transportation logistics, announced today the financial results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Jamaica Observer

A colossus laid to rest

SIR Howard Cooke's life of service and sacrifice for the creation of an independent Jamaica was yesterday praised by the country's leaders, including Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller who said he "gave true meaning to the word colossus".

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Uptown Flavor

August in Harlem

Just as we are getting settled into summer it seems to start dropping hints that it won't last forever.

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LongIsland.com

Mta Lirr Beach Getaways Are the Hot Ticket This Summer

August 7, 2014 - It just may be the Long Island Rail Road's hottest ticket. Sales of the LIRR's "Beach Getaways" are up 11% this summer over 2013 and with August upon us there is still time for you take advantage of these bargain excursions to the area's spectacular oceanfront.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Queens Man Charged With Killing Football Coach in Fight Over Napkin

A St. Albans man was charged with the murder of a Jamaica youth football coach during a fight over a napkin at a Queens bar in June, according to police and sources.

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GlobeSt.com

Jamaica: Retail, MF Development and More...

Mark your calendar for RealShare NEW YORK on October 9 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Mexican Restaurant With an Italian Twist Coming to Jamaica

A new restaurant serving Mexican cuisine with an Italian twist is slated to open in Jamaica , giving residents a new option in an area currently dominated by fast-food chains.

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Jamaica Observer

Mourning Sir Howard Cooke

SO as to help ensure uniformity and correct procedures during this week's period of mourning for Sir Howard Cooke, the editor has asked me to give some guidelines for companies, uniformed voluntary organisations and the private citizen.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Newsday

MTA: Montauk line delays after train strikes vehicle

One train has been canceled and others are adding stops to accommodate passengers after disruptions caused when a train struck a vehicle on the railroad tracks west of the Long Island Rail Road's Montauk station early Tuesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said on its website.

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