Near collision over Queens points to increased air traffic: pol
News Melissa Chan 6/24/2013 at 4:16PM

Two planes nearly collided over Queens as one aircraft took off and another was completing a landing, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating a June 13 incident in which a Delta Airlines Boeing 747 regional jet arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport at 2:40 p.m. came perilously close to a Shuttle [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/05/2013 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Overcast with rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 55. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Friday night: Clear. Low of 34. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY:  First Friday Film [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/04/2013 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Clear. High of 48. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the SSW in the afternoon.Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Diverse Visions of Reality Gallery Exhibit Federico Castelluccio, who played Furio in The Sopranos, [...]

Planes collide on JFK tarmac, no injuries
Southeast Terence M. Cullen 3/09/2013 at 1:52PM

No one was injured this morning after two planes collided on a JFK tarmac this morning. The Daily News reported an Air India plane hit a parked JetBlue plane around 6:20 a.m. near Terminal 4. About 15o passengers on the Air India flight had to disembark from the plane. This is an ongoing investigation, a [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 12/05/2012 at 7:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 3 to 7 mph. EVENT of the DAY: 2nd Annual Figgy Pudding Short Play Fest Laugh and drink with Unity Stage Company as you enjoy [...]

Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Obama lands at JFK, tours areas hardest hit by Sandy
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/15/2012 at 1:11PM

By Alexa Altman and Terence Cullen “I’m very proud of you, New York,” said President Barack Obama. “You guys are tough. You bounce back, just as America always bounces back. The same is going to be true this time out.” Alongside New York’s most prominent officials, Obama surveyed damage in the areas hardest hit by [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/12/2012 at 7:22AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 63. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain showers after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 52. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. EVENT of the DAY: Opening Party – Geisha: The [...]

Cancelled flights strand thousands at area airports
Cancelled flights strand thousands at area airports
News Maggie Hayes 10/29/2012 at 2:00PM

Hurricane Sandy has shut down New York airports forcing stranded passengers and evacuated residents to flee to nearby hotels to seek refuge. “Our first thought, as always, is the safety of our customers and our employees,” said Rick Sacco, the general manager at the Holiday Inn Express at Kennedy Airport. Airports do remain open, but [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/21/2012 at 2:25PM

Wisconsin spa shooting injures at least seven A gunman opened fire at a Wisconsin spa today, injuring at least seven people. The area is on lockdown as authorities in Brookfield work to secure the scene, which is across the street from a shopping mall. It was not immediately clear whether a suspect had been arrested. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: The Platinum Band The Platinum Band is once again performing on the Resorts World Casino New York [...]