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FAA to look into JFK, LaGuardia flight patterns
News Melissa Chan 5/21/2013 at 1:56PM

Queens residents fighting feds over airplane noise that turned some suburban neighborhoods into veritable warzones last summer have won a small battle. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has agreed to form a committee to review the decision-making process it used last December when the agency approved new flight patterns over the borough. The new routes [...]

Despite relief, plane noise may still plague northeast Queens
Despite relief, plane noise may still plague northeast Queens
Northeast Melissa Chan 3/22/2013 at 10:18AM

Northeast Queens residents may get a respite from the plane noise that tormented them last summer — but not full relief. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials said there would be fewer planes flying over portions of Bayside and Flushing. But, depending on traffic and wind, there could be times residents could hear the same turbulence [...]

FAA approves controversial airplane route
FAA approves controversial airplane route
News Melissa Chan 12/14/2012 at 10:00AM

A controversial airplane route that polluted the skies with noise during its trial run has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The “TNNIS Climb” — in which departing LaGuardia Airport traffic turns left to the north off Runway 13 — has been given the green light for takeoff, FAA officials said, even after [...]

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Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/24/2011: 2-month old baby abandoned on Queens street
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/24/2011: 2-month old baby abandoned on Queens street
News Jay Lane 10/24/2011 at 11:00AM

2-month old baby abandoned on Queens street Police say a 21-year-old mother is facing charges after authorities found her 2-month-old baby in a stroller on a Queens street. Authorities got a call about an infant crying shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday. They responded to 111th Avenue and found the boy, wrapped in a coat and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
News Jay Lane 10/19/2011 at 9:48AM

Queens Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’ Police say a prolific burglary crew in New York City took cues from the bank heist drama “The Town.” Police say the burglars splashed bleach on ATMs and cash drawers to try to destroy DNA evidence. An NYPD spokesperson said Tuesday that the suspects told detectives they’d watched [...]