Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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.

New TLC facility to protect JFK passengers from illegal ‘hustler’ vehicles
New TLC facility to protect JFK passengers from illegal ‘hustler’ vehicles
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 12/02/2013 at 2:00PM

The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) will now have eyes everywhere at John F. Kennedy International (JFK) Airport. The TLC and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey unveiled a new satellite enforcement facility at JFK to consistently monitor any illegal “hustler” vehicles trying to get passengers. “The TLC’s increased vigilance will help [...]

BP Marshall joins chorus for FAA exemption
News Melissa Chan 9/27/2013 at 4:09PM

Borough President Helen Marshall has joined the ranks of Queens congressmembers who are urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to exempt two major city airports from a new federal rule. “While the FAA’s Regional Administrator for our area has made an effort to work with my office and others in the borough, I believe that [...]

200 homes in Bayside, Flushing file airplane noise complaints last month
200 homes in Bayside, Flushing file airplane noise complaints last month
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/26/2013 at 10:50AM

Almost all the noise complaints filed last month at three major airports came from Queens, according to data obtained by The Courier. More than 700 calls about airplane noise flooded LaGuardia Airport this June, while 348 grievances came in about John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to statistics from the Port Authority of New York [...]

Officials investigating LaGuardia landing gear collapse that injured 10
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/23/2013 at 11:25AM

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is currently investigating a rough plane landing at LaGuardia Airport yesterday that left 10 people injured. As a Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville, Tenn. with 149 people on board was touching down at the airport just before 5:45 a.m. Monday its front landing gear collapsed, according to a Port [...]

Pols push for two-state study of airplane noise
Pols push for two-state study of airplane noise
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/01/2013 at 3:55PM

Airport operators have become the target of the latest localized effort to quiet Queens skies. The state legislature has passed a bill that would require the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to conduct a one-time study to determine the effects of aircraft noise on Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island and Jersey residents. “With [...]

PHOTOS: Future One World Trade Center observatory
PHOTOS: Future One World Trade Center observatory
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/03/2013 at 1:24PM

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has revealed what the state-of-the-art observatory that will open at One World Trade Center will offer visitors. On floors 100 to 102 of the building, it has breathtaking views of the city as well as other features. Its “Skypod” elevators will give visitors the “experience of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/03/2012 at 7:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 59. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Greater Astoria Historical Society Christmas Party Widely regarded as one of the greatest storytellers of all [...]