9/11

UPDATE: Plane part found near WTC site ‘believed’ to be from 9/11 plane, says Boeing
UPDATE: Plane part found near WTC site ‘believed’ to be from 9/11 plane, says Boeing
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/29/2013 at 11:56AM

UPDATE Monday, April 29: The NYPD said a Boeing Company technician has confirmed that the plane part found at the rear of 51 Park Place in Lower Manhattan last week is a trailing edge flap actuation support structure from a Boeing 767. The part is “believed to be from one of the two aircraft destroyed on September 11, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/18/2013 at 8:16AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 59. Breezy. Winds from the SE at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Let’s Make a [...]

New center to treat 9/11 first responders
New center to treat 9/11 first responders
Central Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2013 at 12:00PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Nearly 12 years after the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Queens World Trade Center Clinical Center for Excellence opened a new facility in Rego Park – its third in the borough – to treat workers suffering from 9/11 related illnesses. Dr. Jacqueline Moline, director of the center, said the new building [...]

Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Northeast Melissa Chan 2/11/2013 at 10:47AM

He died a hero in his mother’s eyes and a potential enemy to his country. Now the family of Mohammed Salman Hamdani, the Bayside hero found wrongly accused of having ties to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, will have his cleared name on a street sign. “He was a kind, compassionate and humble American. The most [...]

Cantor Fitzgerald donates $10M to Sandy victims
Business Maggie Hayes 1/18/2013 at 9:53AM

A firm that was significantly affected by the 9/11 attacks has taken the latest disaster, Sandy, and turned it into hope. The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has donated $10 million to storm victims. “We understand the tremendous loss that has shaken so many families,” said Howard Lutnick, Chair and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC [...]

Queens DOT commissioner retires
Queens DOT commissioner retires
News Melissa Chan 1/16/2013 at 4:24PM

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Queens commissioner has retired. Maura McCarthy has stepped down from her post after six years of service on Friday, January 11. The lifelong Queens resident oversaw transportation services in the borough, serving as the community liaison for the agency and working with police to identify accident-prone locations, especially those near [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Urinetown: The Musical Winner of three Tony awards and one of the most uproariously funny musicals [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 19F. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of snow and a chance of rain, then a chance of snow after midnight. Low of 32F with a windchill as low as 25. Winds [...]

After Sandy, a call to improve 9-1-1
News Billy Rennison 11/28/2012 at 4:55PM

The city is facing an emergency, according to elected officials, but they may not want to dial 9-1-1. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, chair of the Fire and Criminal Justice Committee, penned a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg calling for a review into 9-1-1’s failure during Superstorm Sandy, when many residents [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 72. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance [...]