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.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New York Airport Workers Organize to End Two-Tier Wage System
Passenger service workers earn significantly lower wages than the largely unionized airline employees with whom they work.
Alcohol, addictive psychoactive drug
ALL ALCOHOLIC beverages contain the same chemical substance ethyl alcohol that has been consumed by mankind since prehistoric times.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
2 accused of credit card fraud in Evesham
Two out-of-state women wanted for making purchases with fraudulent credit cards were arrested at a Kohl's department store in Evesham.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Airline passenger tosses urine, spits blood on Summit deputies
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Queens Residents Take to Wikipedia to Update the Borough's History
The Queens Library is hoping to bolster the borough's position in the world by asking history lovers, long-time residents or anyone with knowledge about the area to participate in a " Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon."
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Hotel News Resource
M&R Hotel Management Signs Its First Third-Party Agreement
M&R Hotel Management of Great Neck, N.Y., today announced the signing of its first third-party management agreement, a contract to operate a 201-room, full-service Holiday Inn now under construction at the intersection of Brookville and Rockaway boulevards in Jamaica, N.Y., just east of John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
E-Cigarette Store Brings Appletini-Flavored Puffs to Austin Street
Buoyed by the demand of the e-cigarettes craze, Vape New York is bringing its appletini- and dark chocolate-flavored vapor to Austin Street, its owners said Monday.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
New York Post
Off-duty cop nearly beaten to death in brawl
An off-duty NYPD sergeant was beaten within an inch of his life outside a Queens diner early Sunday by a thug who kept brutally bashing his head as he lay sprawled in the street.
Nov. 17, 1979: Bob Marley and The Wailers play Kinsmen Fieldhouse
The Alberta economy, as well as the livelihoods of thousands of workers, depends on industry extracting oily treasure from under the northern boreal forest.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Mental Disorders Among Children
Somnath Pal, BS , MBA, PhD Professor of Pharmacy Administration College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University Jamaica, New York Annually, according to CDC data, 13% to 20% of children aged 12 to 17 years develop a mental disorder.