Port Authority

Gov. announces measures to address Queens plane noise
Gov. announces measures to address Queens plane noise
News Melissa Chan 3/25/2014 at 3:13PM

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey will double its sound monitors and create an office to address soaring noise complaints, under a string of new orders announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Fire breaks out at JFK Airport
Fire breaks out at JFK Airport
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/15/2014 at 12:33PM

A fire at a JFK Airport cargo building Tuesday night left more than a dozen people suffering from smoke inhalation.

Cuomo talks economic successes, medical marijuana in State of State
Cuomo talks economic successes, medical marijuana in State of State
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/08/2014 at 5:10PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the go-ahead for legalizing medical marijuana, while promoting tax relief measures and touting New York’s economic successes, in his last State of the State address before running for re-election. “In three years, [we] have reversed decades of decline,” the governor said, referring to the state’s transformation from a $10 billion deficit [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/10/2013 at 7:22AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Snow likely. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected. Tuesday Night: Clear skies. Low 21F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: The Re-Gift of the Magi  This comedic play reveals why the Wise Men [...]

JFK Airport’s Worldport terminal lands on endangered list
JFK Airport’s Worldport terminal lands on endangered list
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 6/26/2013 at 9:27AM

John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Worldport terminal has flown into new territory — a list naming it one of America’s most endangered historic locations. On June 19, the flying saucer shaped-terminal was chosen for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s latest list of America’s 11 most endangered historic places. The site has been slated for [...]

JFK Airport workers want a living wage
JFK Airport workers want a living wage
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 6/20/2013 at 12:42PM

Security workers at John F. Kennedy International Airport find themselves in limbo – between terminals and supporting families on minimum wage. “Nobody cares about our guys in the airport,” said Lorrington McKenzie who works traffic security outside the terminals. McKenzie, along with other security officers, gets paid $8 an hour. He has not gotten a [...]

Plane returns to LaGuardia after engine failure
News Terence M. Cullen 5/24/2013 at 3:35PM

A Maine-bound flight had to turn around not long after takeoff Wednesday due to an engine failure, officials said. An engine shut down in-air during Delta Connection flight 6256 not long after it left LaGuardia, according to the airline. The flight returned to LaGuardia, landed safely and taxied the runway. There were no injuries during [...]

LaGuardia Airport evacuated due to suspicious device
LaGuardia Airport evacuated due to suspicious device
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/16/2013 at 12:13PM

LaGuardia Airport was evacuated Tuesday morning when a suspicious device was spotted on the third level of its central terminal building, according to a Port Authority spokesperson. After an object with wires protruding out of it was reported around 1o:30 a.m., the area was cleared and the New York City bomb squad was sent in to [...]