Rookie Port Authority police officers save 71-year-old woman at LaGuardia Airport


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Just one month out of the Port Authority Police Department Academy, Officers Lenny Guzman and William Mudry put their newly learned skills to the test while saving a life Monday.

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32 arrested during civil disobedience at LaGuardia Airport as workers call for better treatment


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Katelyn Di Salvo

Wendy Arellano, a single mother of two from Corona, holds three jobs to try to make it through the months. She makes $8 an hour working at LaGuardia Airport and has now stood up to make her voice heard.

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LaGuardia Airport evacuated due to suspicious device


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/File photo

LaGuardia Airport was evacuated Tuesday morning when a suspicious device was spotted on the third level of its central terminal building, according to a Port Authority spokesperson. After an object with wires protruding out of it was reported around 1o:30 a.m., the area was cleared and the New York City bomb squad was sent in to […]

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NFL player arrested for criminal possession of a weapon at LaGuardia Airport


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NFL player Da’Quan Bowers was arrested Monday morning for carrying a weapon in his suitcase at LaGuardia Airport. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon after the 22-year-old told a US Airways ticket agent he was carrying a .40-caliber pistol and a magazine of bullets […]

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LaGuardia Airport to get $3.6 billion makeover


| aaltman@queenscourier.com

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LaGuardia Airport’s $3.6 billion facelift is getting ready for its closeup. The terminal, built in 1964 and designed to hold eight million passengers, is set to undergo a series of developments over the next six to 10 years. According to Thomas Bosco, LaGuardia Airport’s general manager, 11 million people travel through the airport each year, […]

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Select Bus Service coming to LaGuardia Airport


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of the MTA

A faster commute is in the future for Woodside and Jackson Heights straphangers traveling to LaGuardia Airport, the city’s top transit leaders announced last week. Three Select Bus Service routes — said to bring faster and more reliable service to the boroughs with its streamlined stops and pay-before-boarding feature — are slated to be launched […]

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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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Schumer, Clinton get $1M for LaGuardia Airport


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

An access road at LaGuardia Airport will get some much-needed repairs thanks to a $1 million grant secured by U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton. The grant, which is coming from the U.S. Department of Transportation, will allow the airport to speed up rehab work on the access road near the Flyover Bridge on […]

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Queens BP honored at LaGuardia Airport


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Standing in a vestibule in LaGuardia Airports Central Terminals Building, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, the first African American to assume the post, was honored for her first year in office as Queens highest elected official as part of Black History Month. Warren Kroeppel, the airports general manager, presented Marshall with an art exhibit profiling […]

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