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LaGuardia Terminal B to get luxury upgrade
LaGuardia Terminal B to get luxury upgrade
News Queens Courier Staff 7/09/2014 at 9:57AM

La Guardia Airport, which Vice President Joseph Biden famously likened to the “Third World,” is getting a makeover that will include luxury spots like Tumi and a Centurion Club for American Express customers.

Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
News Michael Pantelidis 10/26/2011 at 12:28PM

Indifference to filth and pollution for over a century has mutated Newtown Creek into more of a beast than a beauty. Beginning in the mid-1800s, contaminants were spewed into Newtown Creek by more than 50 refineries that called the waterway home, including sawmills, lumber and coal yards, fertilizer and glue factories, petrochemical plants and oil [...]

Woodside mother and daughter granted stay
Woodside mother and daughter granted stay
News Michael Pantelidis 10/04/2011 at 5:50PM

Nadia Habib has been granted the greatest birthday gift of all – the gift of time. The 20-year-old Woodside resident and her mother, Nazmin, were facing deportation to Bangladesh on September 29, one day before Nadia’s birthday, but the pair was granted a last-minute reprieve, allowing them to remain in the country – for now. [...]