First Time In 40 Years: Queens Man Sworn-In As Federal Court Judge


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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, […]

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Op-ed: Making Silent Skies a reality


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BY CONGRESSMEMBER JOSEPH CROWLEY

Anyone who lives here in Queens can tell you just how loud and disruptive the noise of airplanes can be. Millions of Americans throughout the country, including those who live in the s communities surrounding LaGuardia and JFK Airports are impacted by constant, thunderous engine noise all day long.

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Under Siege


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As I write this, I am fighting back tears, as I do daily now. My nerves are raw and I am in a constant state of heightened anxiety. I am a lifelong resident of Flushing and my quality of life has been ruined by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Last December, with zero community input, […]

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