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By The Times/Ledger Clubs The American Red Cross Emergency Communications Service meets on the first Thursday of the month, 8 p.m. at 133-50 41st Ave., Flushing. Call 357-6851. Couples meet Couples Group. Couples and Married Services of the Sameul Field YM&YMHA, 68-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck offers a couples meet couples group, ages 25 […]

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Time Line Of Wueens History

10,000-8,000 B.C. — Paleo-Indian/Big Game Hunting Stage. Tools found in Bayside made by Indians who lived in small bands and hunted mammoths and mastodons. 8,000-1,500 B.C. — Archaic/Hunting, Gathering Stage. Sea levels rise creating bays. 1,500-1,800 B.C. — Transition Stage. Shellfish gathering common. 1,000-1,600 A.D. — Agricultural-Woodland Stage. Native Americans establish agricultural based societies. 1,500 A.D. — […]

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Historic Document Comes Home To Queens

This week armed state troopers accompanied three fragile pieces of three-century-old parchment from the state capital in upstate Albany to the heart of downtown Flushing. The three pages are priceless pieces of our nation’s history and brought religious freedom and tolerance to the New World. The Flushing Remonstrance has came home for the first time […]

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Queens May Face Severe Flooding During Coming Century

Heavy flooding, caused by unchecked global warming, could permanently cover more than half of Queens coastal areas during the coming century, it was predicted by a report issued by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Hardest hit would be sections of Rosedale, College Point, Howard Beach, Broad Channel, South Ozone Park, Jamaica Bay islands, and much […]

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Courier Helps Bring Remonstrance Home

In a joint project of The Queens Courier, Flushing Assemblyman Brian McLaughlin and the Queens Borough Public Library, the 340-year-old declaration of religious freedom and tolerance will come back home to Flushing in December when it will be placed on public display in the new Flushing Library. The document has returned to Queens only twice […]

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