7 Historic Queens Landmarks on the National Registry you may not know about

7. Sidewalk Clock—Located at 161-11 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica this historic cast-iron timepiece sits on a the corner of the original site of a former pre-colonial stone church that existed from 1699 to 1813. It was converted into a prison during the American Revolution and features an unusual design incorporating a bell-cast shaped column base and anthemion finial above […]

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Job fair to take place at JFK Airport on July 31
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BY KIRSTEN E. PAULSON The Borough Wide Aviation/Community Job Fair EXPO 2015 is scheduled for takeoff on Friday, July 31, at JFK international Airport in the former TWA Terminal. The job fair, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will offer job-seekers the chance to explore and apply for a wide variety of careers, […]

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Queens student busted for alleged terrorist support
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A 20-year-old college student living in Queens is accused of trying to help a terrorist group after he was arrested in an alleged confrontation with law enforcement, according to federal court documents. The criminal complaint, filed in the Eastern District of New York, charges Munther Omar Saleh with knowingly conspiring to provide material support and resources, […]

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Gov. Cuomo unveils proposal to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport
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Getting to LaGuardia Airport could get a whole lot easier. Gov. Cuomo rolled out a proposal to build an AirTrain from the Willets Point No. 7 train station to LaGuardia Airport, similar to the train line now connecting John F. Kennedy Airport to the Long Island Rail Road’s Jamaica station and the Howard Beach A […]

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Port Authority releases Tier 1 study of cross harbor freight program
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The Port Authority is looking for a better way to move freight through the New York metropolitan area including new proposals to boost rail traffic along a sleepy freight line through western Queens that could leave some homeowners shaking in their beds. A new study, released at a Queens Borough Hall meeting on Jan. 12, […]

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