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  Queens College, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queens College is one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York.
While popularly known as a liberal arts college, Queens College is, in fact, a comprehensive college with professional degrees at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Queens College been called "World Class" by The Times and received a four-star rating in The New York Times "Selective Guide to Colleges." The College is ranked Tier 2, Northern Universities by U.S. News and World Report.
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 Queens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in the United States, is geographically the largest of the five boroughs of New York City.
Queens County is in the western part of Long Island and includes a few smaller islands, most of which are in Jamaica Bay and form part of Gateway National Recreation Area.
The part of Queens County that was not annexed to New York City, consisting of the towns of North Hempstead and Oyster Bay and all of the Town of Hempstead except the Rockaway Peninsula, was constituted as the new Nassau County in 1899.
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 Flushing, Queens, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Before the consolidation of New York City in 1898, Flushing was a town in Queens County.
The New York City Subway IRT Flushing Line's (7 train) terminal is at Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue, with the Port Washington branch of the LIRR located one block away.
Major League Baseball's New York Mets, who play in Shea Stadium, and the USTA Tennis Center, home to the U.S. Open tennis tournament, are located in Flushing, near the border with another Queens neighborhood, Corona.
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Flushing,_New_York   (653 words)

 Queens, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NEW YORK (AP) _ The abandoned 4-year-old Queens girl found wandering the streets late at night after her mother died has been visited by her maternal grandmother.
NEW YORK - The grandmothers of a little girl found abandoned on the streets of Queens discussed custody arrangements for the preschooler Monday, the first time the pair had seen each other since the alleged murder of the child's mother.
NEW YORK: With Nine Inch Nails drummer Jerome Dillon sidelined by a heart condition, the hard rock group has tapped Australian drummer Alex Carapetis to fill in during its fall tour with Queens Of The Stone Age.
www.infothis.com /find/Queens,_New_York   (299 words)

 New York Books - Queens County
New Yorkers and Brooklynites also trekked to western Queens to visit the immense cemeteries foisted upon the county by New York and Brooklyn religious corporations in response to the banning in 1848 of burial grounds from lower Manhattan for health reasons.
Furthermore, the new Queens County, which was made coterminous with the borough, had been severed from its former eastern territory, which had become Nassau County.
Meanwhile, the people of Queens would become increasingly exposed to citywide, metropolitan, regional, national, and international events and population movements, all of which would tend to mute the intensity of inherited forms of localism while adding to the diversity and sophistication of the people.
www.timevoyagers.com /bookstore/NewYork/counties/queens.htm   (2434 words)

 New York Queens NYC Forest Hills gardens weather restaurants theatre boutiques shopping real estate history Disney West ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City, the others are Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Staten Island.
Queens' major resource is its people and their diverse ethnic background, which is nowhere more visible than in its international food and cuisines.
Queens, one of the five bouroughs of New York City, the others are Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Staten Island.
www.queensnewyork.com   (347 words)

 Queens County, New York, Queens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the beginning of the 17th century, Queens was populated largely by small farms and was predominantly rural.
There are very few inter-racial neighborhoods in Queens and the new immigrants that come to live here tend to congregate in their own areas.
New York's two major airports are located in queens along with a lot of the industry in New York City.
newyorkcityvisitorsnetwork.com /queens   (226 words)

 Munn -- Queens and New York Elected Officials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As far as I know, when a candidate in a Queens judicial election is simultaneously a nominee of the Democratic and Republican parties, their motive is to reward him for a political favor, which almost always is a bribe he paid.
The Queens County Democratic leader is former Representative Thomas Manton, probably the most powerful politician in Queens.
In that New York City presidential election, a few times more votes were cast for the Democratic line (Gore as a Democrat for president) than for the total of all other presidential lines.
www.ajmunn.com /nyelect.shtml   (2032 words)

 Queens County, New York (Counties)
Queens County is identical with Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City.
Whitestone is located in Queens County and is part of the New York, New York metropolitan area in...
Woodside is located in Queens County in the Southern Region of the state and is part of the New...
www.ohwy.com /ny/y/y36081.htm   (374 words)

 Queens, New York - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Queens, in western Long Island, is a borough of New York City and a county of New York located in Queens County, New York.
See also Queens (borough) and Queens County, New York.
Queens begins on the East River with Long Island City, which existed independently for a few decades before consolidation into New York City.
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 Queens Tribune Online, NEWS
Paul Graziano, an urban planner and Queens preservation activist, was angry with Weprin, saying he "was caught with his pants down." He said, "He took over negotiations over this thing on behalf of the community, and in the end, Tommy Huang got it.
Emergency response times are slower in Queens than in any other borough, according to statistics released by the Uniformed Firefighters Association this week, and officials are blaming the closing of a firehouse as one of the main reasons.
Bob, a Queens native in his 50s in search of a nice girl, will go through the batch of ladies and choose four who he is interested in.
www.queenstribune.com /news.html   (3681 words)

 Plane Crashes in Queens, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The plane, an Airbus A300, was en route from New York to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was scheduled to leave at 8:40 a.m.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said the plane was carrying 246 passengers and nine crew members.
But New Yorkers are still very much on edge after the attacks of September 11 and Monday's crash was a terrifying event for local residents.
www.redcross.org /news/ds/trans/011112queens.html   (749 words)

 Queens New York Real Estate
The unique arts and cultural resources in Queens include the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to the art, history, technology and technique of film, television and video; a complete representation of New York City in miniature; and a 200-year old working farm.
There are more than 7,000 acres of parks in Queens, ranging from the natural settings of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge (a habitat for more than 300 species of birds), to the formal arrangements of the Queens Botanical Garden, to the borough's 258 playgrounds.
Queens has 7,000 acres of parkland and 7 1/2 miles of beach front to choose from.
www.relocate-america.com /states/ny/cities/queens.htm   (605 words)

 Two Gunmen in Ski Masks Chase and Kill a 23-Year-Old Student in Queens - New York Times
A college student was shot dead in Queens early yesterday by two men wearing ski masks who jumped out of some bushes and chased him and his cousin when they tried to escape, the police said.
The student, Richard Charles, 23, was shot once in the chest at 112th Avenue and Farmers Boulevard in St. Albans, according to the police.
His mother, Connie Charles, a registered nurse at New York Methodist Hospital, was too upset to talk yesterday afternoon.
www.nytimes.com /2005/07/10/nyregion/10kill.html?ex=1278648000&en=8af136155aa613a6&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (635 words)

 Queens New York Lodging – Clarion Hotel New York LaGuardia Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Despite our proximity to the airport, guests of our New York Clarion hotel never have to worry about the noise of the runway, as our rooms provide all of the solace and serenity you need to relax and feel at home.
As the leading source of Queens New York lodging in its class, the Clarion LaGuardia Hotel offers 167 guest rooms, all thoughtfully appointed with a contemporary décor and a variety of modern amenities.
Room service is also available for guests of our distinctive Queens New York hotel who wish to dine in the intimate privacy for their own rooms.
www.clarionlaguardia.com /section.cfm/973   (338 words)

 AllRefer.com - Queens, New York (NY) (Queens County) - (borough) - Facts and Information
Astoria, Flushing, Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, and Jamaica (seat of St. John's Univ.) are industrial and commercial centers, though Jamaica has declined in the 1990s.
Queens co. was organized in 1683, the main settlements were Flushing, Jamaica, and Newtown (later Elmhurst).
In the 20th cent., growth was spurred with the opening of the Queensboro Bridge (1909) and a RR tunnel (1910).
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/Q/Q00422-queens.html   (420 words)

 Hope College ::: go29 ::: Queens, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A majority of the people who live in the greater New York Area are unevangelized, unchurched, and unreached.
It has been said, "If you can reach New York, you will have, in a sense, reached the World."Street Life Ministries is an organization of Christian Missionaries from a multi-ethnic and multi-denominational background who are dedicated wholly to the Lord Jesus Christ New Life Fellowship is a church that was founded in 1987.
New Life Fellowship may be one of the most multi-cultural, multi-ethnic churches in America.
www.hope.edu /go29/Reach/MissionTrips/QueensNewYork.html   (155 words)

 Letter From New York - Queens
New York at that time of day is magic.
The Queens Borough Public Library has 62 branches, with almost 7,000,000 items, most of which can be borrowed; more than 800,000 people do just that.
Of course, because Queens is part of Long Island, we are somewhat isolated from the mainland US, and the kill off of wildlife in the eighteenth century means that only animals like squirrels, possums, skunks, and others that could cadge off humans survived and flourished; although there are some deer and lots of foxes.
www.letterfromnewyork.com /queens.html   (2242 words)

 Queens Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New Deal, New York: Prints and Paintings from the Queens Library Collection at the Queens Library Gallery.
Queens Library has thousands of free programs for adults and children.
Queens Library is a social and informational hub for tens of millions of people every year.
www.queenslibrary.org   (158 words)

 New York City.com : Queens in New York City
The Queens Zoo, a tribute to American animals, opened to the public on June 25, 1992.
The Queens Museum of Art was established in 1972 by a group of Queens community leaders to provide...
Queens, New York located full service Jewish community center offering health and fitness classes,...
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 Queens Tribune
With the news Wednesday that the Dept. of...
When New York received an apparently credible terrorist threat against its subway system last Thursday, officials flooded stations with hundreds of additional policemen to watch...
New Yorkers have a new reason to either attend church or sleep in late on the weekend—the City Council overrode a mayoral veto Tuesday eliminating parking meter fees on Sundays....
www.queenstribune.com   (308 words)

 Queens Criminal Lawyer - New York, New York Criminal Defense Attorney
We cover every significant step in the criminal justice process in Queens County and indeed New York City from Arraignments to Trial.
Link to the official New York Court System page where you can check your upcoming court date in Queens County criminal court, Manhattan criminal court, Brooklyn criminal court, or Bronx criminal court.
New York Bail Bonds - Read about Bail Bonds in New York and even follow links to a Bail Bond agency on the web.
www.queensdefense.com   (780 words)

 Genealogy Records & Resources - New York State Department of Health
The New York State Department of Health does not file records of births and deaths that occurred in New York City and marriage licenses that were obtained in New York City.
The New York State Department of Health does not file records of birth, death and marriage from the Cities of Albany, Buffalo and Yonkers prior to January 1, 1914.
For the period 1881 through 1897 the New York State Department of Health does have records of birth for the City of New York boroughs of Queens and Richmond.
www.health.state.ny.us /nysdoh/vr/forms/genealogy.htm   (804 words)

 MP2K Magazine :: View topic - Queens, New York Addresses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In most of Queens, NY (and perhaps other areas), MapPoint returns the cross street as an address but not the specific address.
Queens I've never been to, but is a district - near Manhattan.
I didn't realize Queens, NY (New York), needed to be identified by airplane crash events and flying saucers but if that still doesn't help, try locating the zip code I mentioned in the original post: 11105.
mp2kmag.com /mappoint/discussion/Queens_New_York_Addresses--6414.html   (579 words)

 NYPL, The Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
The New York Public Library's Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy is one of the largest genealogical and local history collections open to the public in this country, and, as such, it is one of the most heavily used divisions in the Library.
Federal census records for all states, 1790-1900, may be consulted on microfilm at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of The New York Public Library.
The Library is a depository for New York State D.A.R. Genealogical Records Committee publications of New York Bible, cemetery, and vital records.
www.nypl.org /research/chss/lhg/research.html   (1333 words)

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