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Delta helps in the fight against breast cancer
Delta helps in the fight against breast cancer
News Maggie Hayes 9/25/2012 at 7:56AM

LaGuardia’s Delta terminal was pretty in pink for the arrival of the “Breast Cancer One” survivor charter flight. On Thursday, September 20, LaGuardia welcomed the “pink plane” in from Atlanta. More than 140 Delta employee cancer survivors from 35 different locations around the world made the trip, and were greeted in Terminal D by tons [...]

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 [...]