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MAP: See the Most Dangerous Intersections in North Jamaica

The area around Hillside and Jamaica avenues is among the most crash-prone sections of Queens.

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MAP: See Where the City Has Been Setting Up New Homeless Shelters in Queens

The number of homeless New Yorkers hit a record high, nearly 59,000 residents.

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Plan to Overhaul Archer Ave. Near AirTrain Station May Take Up to 5 Years

The "Station Plaza" plan seeks to widen Archer Avenue near Sutphin Boulevard.

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Jamaica Hotel Becomes Latest Lodging to House Homeless in Queens

A number of rooms at a hotel near the Jamaica AirTrain station are being used to house homeless people.

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Community Board Asks the City Not to Build More Shelters in Jamaica

Community Board 12 currently has 10 homeless shelters.

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City Books 100 Rooms at Radisson, Doesn't Tell Hotel They're for Homeless

The city booked 100 rooms at a Jamaica hotel for a "government group" and used them for homeless people.

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MAP: Luxury Residence Among Buildings Changing the Face of Jamaica

New residential and commercial projects have been transforming the neighborhood.

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New Councilman Vows to Bring More Opportunities for Jamaica’s Youth

I. Daneek Miller is three months into his first term and focused on opportunities for young people.

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Proposed Jamaica Pedestrian Plaza Would Displace Commuter Vans

The pedestrian plaza is planned for Parsons Boulevard between Jamaica and Archer avenues.

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Crime in Jamaica Drops as Police and Community Groups Battle Gangs and Guns

Shootings in Jamaica decreased by more than 30 percent last year.

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Jamaica Residents Hope Former Hospital Site Will Go From Eyesore to Asset

Mary Immaculate Hospital is crumbling, but residents hope it will become quality housing.

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Carlisle Towery is the Force Behind Revitalizing Jamaica

Towery has worked for more than four decades to improve the area.

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Denny's Eyeing Two New Locations in Queens

The chain is looking at locations in Jamaica and Jackson Heights.

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Jamaica Performance Center Got $22M Refurb, But Can't Afford Shows

The Jamaica Performing Arts Center is often closed because it needs funds and can't attract events.

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Number of Shootings in Jamaica Drops By 50 Percent

The neighborhood is trying to change what some see as a violent reputation.