John F. Kennedy International Airport

Port Authority bids farewell to K-9 partner
Port Authority bids farewell to K-9 partner
News Angy Altamirano 4/16/2014 at 2:18PM

The Port Authority Police Department said goodbye to one of its best friends, a German shepherd named Phoenix, who helped protect the city’s travelers for over seven years.

Heroin found in JFK passenger’s underwear
Heroin found in JFK passenger’s underwear
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/15/2014 at 12:58PM

A man flying into John F. Kennedy International Airport earlier this month got his panties in a bunch when he was caught with heroin in his underwear, according to U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials.

New travel plaza opens at JFK
New travel plaza opens at JFK
Southeast Liam La Guerre 4/03/2014 at 3:49PM

Airport Plazas, a company that builds rest areas, held a grand opening ceremony on Thursday to celebrate its $13 million rest spot on the outskirts of JFK on 150th Avenue.

Newly formed JetBlue Foundation gives $25K grants to two Queens schools
Newly formed JetBlue Foundation gives $25K grants to two Queens schools
Southeast Angy Altamirano 12/19/2013 at 2:01PM

JetBlue Airways has given aviation students an extra push to fly above and beyond after announcing the launch of the JetBlue Foundation, created to encourage and advance aviation-related education by sparking interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.

Famous Famiglia opens at Jackson Heights subway station
Famous Famiglia opens at Jackson Heights subway station
Business Angy Altamirano 12/09/2013 at 4:31PM

Famous Famiglia pizzeria opened its doors on Monday, December 9 at the subway station on 75th Street and Roosevelt Avenue together with local elected officials, family and friends. The pizza chain beat out a total of 12 other proposals which vied to call the vacant 4,000-square-foot space home in 2010, after the MTA advertised a new request for proposals. Famous Famiglia won and signed a lease in 2011.