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Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/10/2012 at 7:24AM

EVENT of the DAY: “Pretty Woman” When millionaire wheeler-dealer Edward enters into a business contract with Hollywood hooker Vivian, he loses his heart in the bargain in this charming romantic comedy. Can the poor prostitute and the rich capitalist live happily ever after? Written by J.F. Lawton. Directed by Garry Marshall. Click here for more info or to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 8/08/2012 at 7:56AM

EVENT of the DAY: Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park Socrates Sculpture Park, in collaboration with the Museum of the Moving Image and Rooftop Films, presents this annual international film festival focused on a different country or culture each Wednesday evening. Tonight’s feature is  the Japanese film “Summer Wars,” (PG) winner of the Japan Academy prize for [...]

JFK most likely U.S. airport to spread disease
JFK most likely U.S. airport to spread disease
News Billy Rennison 7/27/2012 at 12:04PM

If a disease is to spread across the country, JFK Airport will most likely be the starting point. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology study looked at the 40 largest airports in the country to determine the most likely to spread a contagion throughout the nation, with JFK topping the list. The Queens airport’s ranking had [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: Summerstage WR/Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue  With over forty years in the music industry, their music and history transcends generations of pop culture and has a universal appeal to parents, grandparents, and children across the world. Also featuring DJ Felix Hernandez mixing in soul, Motown, funk, salsa and disco dance classics. [Click here [...]

Fewer geese slaughtered near Queens airports as safety measure
News Melissa Chan 7/03/2012 at 11:33AM

More than 200 Canada geese were corralled and slaughtered in the city last week as part of the federal government’s attempt to prevent bird strikes near high-traffic airports, but officials said the casualty count is on the decline. The United States Department of Agriculture removed a total of 255 geese from 12 city parks within [...]

Afternoon Roundup
Afternoon Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/23/2012 at 12:56PM

Terminal 7 at JFK evacuated after problem at security checkpoint Air passengers were temporarily evacuated from a terminal at New York City’s Kennedy Airport after a problem at one of the security checkpoints. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says that the Transportation Security Administration shut down Kennedy’s Terminal 7 at around [...]

JetBlue expansion at JFK will bring jobs
JetBlue expansion at JFK will bring jobs
News Terence M. Cullen 6/06/2012 at 2:32PM

More than 1,000 jobs are expected to come from a green-lit terminal expansion at JFK International Airport, the Port Authority and JetBlue announced last week. The expansion will add 145,000-square-feet on three levels to the already 635,000-square-feet JetBlue occupies in Terminal 5. The new terminal will be called T5i and handle international flights and house [...]

Fowl Strikes Cause Foul Feelings
News Alexa Altman 5/15/2012 at 2:10PM

Recent collisions between birds and airplanes departing city airports could give a much-needed “all clear” for negotiations between the Port Authority and wildlife conservation groups. While recent uproar mainly surrounds possible runway expansion plans at JFK, in-flight crashes with birds came under scrutiny when a Los Angeles-bound flight was quickly grounded after a bird was [...]

Fowl strikes cause foul feelings
News Alexa Altman 5/08/2012 at 4:00PM

Recent collisions between birds and airplanes departing city airports could give a much-needed “all clear” for negotiations between the Port Authority and wildlife conservation groups. While recent uproar mainly surrounds possible runway expansion plans at JFK, in-flight crashes with birds came under scrutiny when a Los Angeles-bound flight was quickly grounded after a bird was [...]

No Changes At Area Airports Expected In Wake Of Foiled Bomb Plot
News Jay Lane 5/08/2012 at 11:25AM

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security say there are no plans to change security procedures at airports here in the city or beyond amid news federal intelligence officials foiled a new al-Qaeda underwear bomb plot against U.S.-bound aircraft. U.S. officials say an attack was to have taken place around the time [...]