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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 79. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Showcase Wednesday  Come to Resorts World Casino New York City to watch Crossing Midnight. The first [...]

Human remains near LaGuardia still a mystery
News Alexa Altman 8/21/2012 at 3:25PM

The human remains recovered in a marshy area just outside of LaGuardia Airport are still a mystery. Maintenance crews clearing foliage just beyond the airport fence spotted the partial human skeleton lying at the shoreline along the Rikers Island Channel section of Flushing Bay around 6:20 p.m. on Monday, August 20. Al Della Fave, a [...]

Airplane noise torments northeast Queens residents
Airplane noise torments northeast Queens residents
News Melissa Chan 8/15/2012 at 12:21PM

A nonstop rush of aircraft flights and a barrage of low flying planes have residents in northeast Queens alarmed at the deafening “war zone” they say their neighborhoods have become in the last two months. “The sound — it’s like you’re living in an airport,” said Angela Polito of Bayside. “It’s nonstop, every 20 seconds, [...]

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/29/2012 at 11:18AM

  Flight attendant rants at passengers over intercom after five-hour delay at LaGuardia A frazzled flight attendant freaked out at passengers who were furious about a five-hour flight delay at LaGuardia, The Post has learned. American Eagle attendant Jose Serrano got so agitated at one point that the six-year veteran dared terrified passengers get off [...]

Avatars coming to New York airports to aid fliers
Avatars coming to New York airports to aid fliers
News Samuel Lieberman 6/07/2012 at 10:23AM

Her name is AVA, and soon she will guide you through New York’s airports. She is a hard worker, requires no breaks, is never sick, and is completely content distributing the same information over and over again for 24 hours, seven days a week. AVA is an avatar — a 2D video image of a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 5/23/2012 at 5:42AM

  John Gotti grandson busted with a stash of steroids The grandson of John (Teflon Don) Gotti was busted with a stash of steroids in Queens on Tuesday, police sources told the Daily News. A team of narcotics cops collared 18-year-old John Gotti — namesake of the notorious Gambino crime family boss — at a house [...]

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 [...]

‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
News Jay Lane 1/31/2012 at 9:19AM

‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia Clueless TSA agents found two possible pipe bombs in a passenger’s luggage yesterday at La Guardia Airport — and kept them in a public area for six hours without notifying cops, The Post has learned. The Transportation Security Administration bozos at one point left the pipes — which eventually turned out to [...]