Delta Air Lines to expand presence at LaGuardia Airport


| ecamhi@queenscourier.com

Delta Air Lines will be expanding its presence at LaGuardia Airport as a result of a deal with US Airways. The deal will also beget a $117 million renovation project at LaGuardia, which Delta says will greatly expand and enhance service for travelers while creating new jobs for Queens and New York area residents. Under […]

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Spiking the Hikes


By Queens Courier Staff

We applaud the common sense and fiscal responsibility of Governors Andrew Cuomo of New York and Chris Christie of New Jersey for standing their ground and putting the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey board on notice that their proposed 50 percent toll hikes were not going to fly. Together they instructed the […]

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After school enrichment program gets new partner


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

The Aviation Development Council (ADC), in its role as a bridge organization between the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, the region’s aviation industry, and the communities it serves, is proud to announce its partnership with the South Queens Boys & Girls Club (SQBGC) in support of their After School Enrichment Program for […]

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LaGuardia, JFK reopen after blizzard


| jtantongco@queenscourier.com

After a Christmas vacation in New York City with her daughters, Claire Palmer found herself stuck in Delta Airlines Terminal D at LaGuardiaAirport. “It was fun,” said Palmer, 52. “Until we got stranded.” Palmer had been in the airport since 8 a.m. on Sunday, December 26, with her flight supposed to leave at 10:30 a.m. […]

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Port Authority head preaches progress


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

With the financial crisis on the top of everyone’s mind, the head of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said that development and progress must continue during these difficult times. “Building in difficult times is one of the things that the Port Authority has done so well,” said Christopher Ward, Executive Director […]

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Greater Jamaica to celebrate 40 years in community


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Next week, The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC), one of New York’s oldest, not-for-profit local development organizations, will celebrate 40 years of service and contributions to the Jamaica community. While the GJDC plans to recognize and honor its vast accomplishments and people who have contributed to its successes at a gala on Wednesday, October 17, […]

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Newsbriefs


By Queens Courier Staff

LaGuardia summer programs LaGuardia Airport in East Elmhurst has instituted several summer programs at its Central Terminal Building. Through “Summer Starts Here,” a customer outreach program, travelers will have the chance to participate in several events, including terminal-wide sidewalk sales and a kids coloring station where children can have their newly created artwork put on […]

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John Adams remembers one of its own


| csantucci@queenscourier.com

When John Adams High School graduate Kelvin DeBourgh, Jr., was killed in an accident while test-driving the AirTrain JFK four years ago, his alma mater decided to do something to remember the young father. “When one is taken so suddenly, we really feel it,” said John Adams Principal Grace Zwillenberg, before a ceremony unveiling an […]

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