Family and Friends Mourn Death of Kidnapped Harlem Mom
Family and friends turned out Wednesday for an emotional funeral of a mother of three, who died after being kidnapped and beaten , in Jamaica last week, allegedly by a married couple with whom she was in an abusive relationship.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Jamaica official touts benefits of...
Jamaica's science and technology minister has become the latest influential political figure on the Caribbean island to tout the benefits of medical marijuana research.
Crime Report, Pt. II: Shoplifting Arrests, Car Break-In
On Dec. 2 at 7 a.m., an unknown person broke into a vehicle and took coins on Garland Lane.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Newly Constructed, 201-Room Holiday Inn Hotel Opens at JFK Airport
GREAT NECK, N.Y. a' M&R Hotel Management today announced the opening of the Holiday Inn New York - JFK Airport, a new, 201-room, full-service hotel at the intersection of Brookville and Rockaway boulevards in Jamaica, N.Y., just east of John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Kidnapped Mom Was Taken From Subway Station by Married Couple, Police Say
The Harlem mother of three who died after being kidnapped and beaten in Jamaica was burned with a cigarette and beaten with a rod by her captors - her boyfriend and his wife - sources and neighbors said.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Reggae wine from Indiana to be launched in Jamaica
A wine inspired by Jamaican music will be launched into the crowded local wine market in January by American Carlos Daley.
LIRR service restored, but with delays after fire in New Hyde Park
Long Island Rail Road service east of Jamaica is being restored, but with long residual delays after a car fire on the tracks at New Hyde Park halted trains on multiple lines for more than an hour.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
December 7th In NYC History
Today the Philharmonic is America's oldest orchestra. 1941... The city swings into wartime alert as word arrives of the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor.
Mother of Three Dies After Being Kidnapped and Beaten in Jamaica: Sources
A Harlem mother of three was kidnapped and brutally beaten with a metal pipe Tuesday morning before being taken by her captors to Jamaica Hospital where she died, police and sources said.
The Journal News
My neighborhood: Hope Wade designs her future in Pomona
Hope Wade is one of those people with a passion. Hers is fashion, specifically designing and making couture dresses and gowns.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Three found guilty of triple homicide
Richard Emanuel Anderson, Aston Johnson and Andrew Wright -- all Jamaicans living illegally in the U.S. -- were found guilty in federal court Wednesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
NY restaurant to accept J$
J amaica Breeze, a popular New York City restaurant in Queens, has made an unprecedented decision to allow customers the option to pay in Jamaican dollars.
New York Daily News
Harlem woman shot in Queens
A 38-year-old woman was shot dead while walking down a Queens street Tuesday morning, police sources said.
Jamaicans party for Tessanne votes
Jamaicans seem to find a way to make a party of everything. NBC's The Voice gave Jamaicans and fans of the country an excuse to do so last night.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Crime Report: Shoplifting, DWI Arrests
The following information was supplied by the Nassau County Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate guilt.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
EHotelier Global Hospitality News
PATA has appointed Mr Bo Wu as Regional Director-China, effective 30 December 2013.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Jurors to hear closings in triple murder case
The trial of three men accused of a 2010 triple slaying in Greece will continue Monday with closing arguments.
New York Daily News
Too many sea deaths - UN
Men, women and children from Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba and Jamaica have been victims of fatal ocean accidents, says High Commissioner for Refugees Still photo taken from a U.S. Coast Guard video shows group of Haitian migrants sitting on the hull of a capsized sailboat near Staniel Cay, Bahamas on Nov. 26. At least 20 persons died after the ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
'Restaurant Stakeout' rescues A Plate of Soul in Jamaica, N.Y.
Soul food represents comfort, tradition and a sense of identity. Yet soul food is known for containing lots of sugar and salt.
'Remember the ATM speech by yours truly?'
TRINIDAD and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's defence of the deportation of 13 Jamaicans from the twin island last week has been roundly criticised by Jamaica Observer online readers.