Become and expert on Borough and City life in just a few clicks. The following websites will connect you to your community, its leaders and its news. Explore the homepages and learn more about what your community is up to and the services available to you.
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NEW YORK CITY
The Internet hub for all things New York City, the website provides links to City departments such as the City Council, senior programs, parks and the NYPD. It is a great way to find all elected officials and current press releases. This site also provides links to different hospital networks.
QUEENS BOROUGH PRESIDENT
Borough President Melinda Katz’s website provides information to many different programs and events in Queens and has important emergency information for all parts of the Borough.
QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY
This website provides updates on the major court cases happening in the Borough, as well as vital information about the Queens Court system. This site has also job listings and paralegal opportunities with Queens DA Richard Brown’s office.
QUEENS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
This is a tool of services to the Borough’s businesses. The site offers helpful information for beginning business owners and a community calendar.
An abundance of resources about Queens can quickly be at your fingertips, including the library system, career services, library branch locations and access to personal accounts.
QUEENS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
The Queens EDC is a nonprofit organization that lists many notable businesses and community leaders in Queens, so that they can be easily researched. The site also provides broader access to economic opportunities for all Queens residents.
DEPT. OF EDUCATION
The DOE’s website offers a detailed list of all of Queens’ schools, as well as new education policies and school programs that have been implemented. An Annual School Report Card link is offered, which rates a school based on safety, number of students in each class and standardized test results.
With this tool, you may locate all houses of worship in the Borough, including many of the major religions practiced within this diverse community.
Most of the Borough’s hospitals are well represented on the Web. Learn about what services are offered, how to make appointments and where to call for help by checking out some of these sites.
Cohen Children’s Medical Center: northshorelij.com/ccmcny
Elmhurst Hospital: nyc.gov/elmhursthospital
Flushing Hospital: flushinghospital.org
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center: jamaicahospital.org
Long Island Jewish Medical Center: northshorelij.com/lij
Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens: mshq.org
New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens: nyhq.org
Parker Jewish Institute: parkerinstitute.org
Queens Hospital Center: nyc.gov/html/hhc/qhc/html/home/home.shtml
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital: ehs.org
St. Mary’s Hospital for Children: stmaryskids.org
Community boards have joined the information superhighway to provide agendas and enable comments from the community. The Borough also offers a manageable site for each board that many have adapted. So voice your opinion on these ever growing Web-boards.
Community Board 1: nyc.gov/html/qnscb1/html/home/home.shtml
Community Board 2: cb2queens.org
Community Board 3: cb3qn.nyc.gov
Community Board 4: nyc.gov/html/qnscb4
Community Board 6: queenscb6.org
Community Board 7: nyc.gov/html/qnscb7/html/home/home.shtml
Community Board 8: nyc.gov/html/qnscb8/html/home/home.shtml
Community Board 9: nyc.gov/html/qnscb9
Community Board 10: nyc.gov/html/qnscb10
Community Board 11: nyc.gov/html/qnscb11
Community Board 12: nyc.gov/html/qnscb12
Community Board 13: nyc.gov/html/qnscb13/html/home/home.shtml
Community Board 14: queenscb14.org
Need shoes? How about the latest DVD release? Find out what’s on sale in stores at your local malls and shopping centers.
Bay Terrace Shopping Center: bayterrace.com
Queens Center Mall: shopqueenscenter.com
Queens Crossing: queenscrossing.com
Sky View Center: shopskyviewcenter.com
Shop Forest Hills: shopforesthills.com
The Shops at Atlas Park: shopatlaspark.com
From the biggest parks to Citi Field to the U.S. Tennis Center, learn all about what the Borough has to offer for recreation by visiting the following websites.
Alley Pond Park: alleypond.com
Alley Pond Sports Center: alleypondsportscenter.com
Canine Recreation Wonderland: jhdogs.ning.com
LIC Indoor Extreme Sports: indoorextremesports.com
New York Mets: nymets.com
Queens City Parks: nycgovparks.org
Queens Botanical Garden: queensbotanical.org
Queens Golf Courses: golfnyc.com
Queens Theatre in the Park: queenstheatre.org
Queens Zoo: queenszoo.com
USTA National Tennis Center: usta.com
From Flushing to Far Rockaway, community members are voicing their opinions across the blogosphere. Check out these sites for the tech age equivalent of chatting with your neighbors.
Court Square Blog: liccourtsquare.com
Eating In Translation: eatingintranslation.com
Eatery Row: eateryrow.com
Edible Queens: ediblecommunities.com/queens
Faith and Fear in Flushing: faithandfearinflushing.com
Forgotten NY: forgotten-ny.com
Friends of Astoria Heights Park: friendsofastoriaheightspark.org
Give Me Astoria: givemeastoria.com
Jackson Heights Beautification Group: jhbg.org
Jackson Heights Life: jacksonheightslife.com
John’s Queens: queens.about.com
LIC Talk: lictalk.com
Lost in the Ozone: davidmquintana.blogspot.com
Mets Blog: metsblog.com
Oy Vey Rockaway: rockviv.wordpress.com
Project Woodhaven: projectwoodhaven.com
Queens Buzz: queensbuzz.com
Queens Mamas: queensmamas.com
Ridgewood Social: ridgewoodsocial.com
Sunnyside Post: sunnysidepost.com
We Heart Astoria: weheartastoria.com
Why Leave Astoria: whyleaveastoria.com