Two major city airports should be exempt from a new federal rule that would allow flight changes to be made without an environmental review, Queens congressmembers are demanding. Representatives Steve Israel, Grace Meng and Joseph Crowley are urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to implement change impact studies at LaGuardia and John F. […]
Nicholas G. Garaufis, a well-liked, long-time civic leader, attorney and government official from Bayside was officially inducted as a federal judge on Monday the first time in 40 years that a Queens person received this honor. Garaufis official position is called Judge of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York. His induction, […]
After 104COP unveiled its newest piece of equipment last week, a quad-copter, new president Mark Pearson was faced with answering questions from patrol members and residents regarding this new technology.
Lawmakers at the city, state and federal level met with Whitestone residents this month to address complaints of excessive noise pollution from low flying helicopters and outline courses of action to lessen the impact on the community.
The second of a three-phase improvement plan for one of JFK Airport’s runways will use $8.9 million in federal funding to improve safety measures and reduce the time planes spend on the ground, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Friday.
Representatives from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey gave a presentation on the Part 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Studies for LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports during Monday’s meeting of the Queens Borough Board at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens.
A seven-acre vacant piece of land near John F. Kennedy Airport could be the future home of a new office or industrial complex as the city Economic Development Corporation is seeking investors interested in the site.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) told U.S. carriers on Tuesday not to fly to or from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, following a rocket strike that landed just one mile from the airport.
JetBlue Airways has given aviation students an extra push to fly above and beyond after announcing the launch of the JetBlue Foundation, created to encourage and advance aviation-related education by sparking interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.