First annual QNS Real Estate Conference features Port Authority director Patrick Foye


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo by Dominick Totino

Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye, the keynote speaker at the first QNS Real Estate Conference on Thursday, sponsored by The Queens Courier, conceded that LaGuardia Airport is in need of a major overhaul — and he pledged that the revamp will get done.

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Man of the Year: Carlisle Towery


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of the Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

Over the course of four decades Towery has watched Jamaica as the head of the non-profit Greater Jamaica Development Corp (GJDC), and guided its regrowth as an emerging neighborhood.

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Queens’ Morning Roundup


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Mostly sunny. High 51. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Mainly clear. Low 36. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.

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Port Authority bids farewell to K-9 partner


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Images Courtesy of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority Police Department said goodbye to one of its best friends, a German shepherd named Phoenix, who helped protect the city’s travelers for over seven years.

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Meet the 2014 Rising Stars


| mromero@queenscourier.com

Attend the Ultimate Networking Event and Network with Top Business Professionals Reserve Your Ticket Today at www.queenscourier.com/eventsform Steven Appel, Co-Founder, CERRU at Queens College Stacey Altman, Assistant Administrator, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation Christine Backel, Senior Advisor-Business Advisory Practice, Grassi & Co Jacob Berelowitz, Director of Social Services, Queens Boulevard Extended Care […]

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“Stars” Will Shine at the 2014 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event


| mromero@queenscourier.com

  The Queens Courier will once again recognize the “Rising Stars,” a yearly networking event held to honor the borough’s top young professionals.   In years past, the event has boasted attendance of over 400 people and has raised thousands in charity funds. Honorees have included various elected officials and top business leaders.   This […]

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