Especially bad in summer: JFK, LaGuardia and Newark ranked as the most delayed airports in the U.S.
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If you traveled to or from New York and New Jersey airports in the last year and experienced major delays, it wasn’t just your bad luck. The New York and New Jersey airports ranked the worst in the national delay rankings. The study was issued on Monday by Global Gateway Alliance (GGA), which is a nonprofit advocacy organization whose aim […]

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More than 1,300 illegal hoverboards were confiscated at JFK airport
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BY MIGUEL VASQUEZ Nearly half a million dollars’ worth of illegal hoverboards were confiscated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) last December alone. The CBP officers and import specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport, seized a total of 1,378 hoverboards with counterfeit batteries. However, no arrests have been made thus far. Director of the […]

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Experts discuss plans for JFK Airport and Astoria at QNS Real Estate Conference
COURIER/Photos by Anthony Giudice and Alan Ngai.

More than 300 of the best and brightest real estate experts gathered at Terrace on the Park for the 2015 QNS Real Estate Conference on Thursday morning to focus on the future of Astoria and what the multibillion-dollar investment in New York City airports means to the real estate market in Queens. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz […]

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7 Historic Queens Landmarks on the National Registry you may not know about

7. Sidewalk Clock—Located at 161-11 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica this historic cast-iron timepiece sits on a the corner of the original site of a former pre-colonial stone church that existed from 1699 to 1813. It was converted into a prison during the American Revolution and features an unusual design incorporating a bell-cast shaped column base and anthemion finial above […]

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Cops find trailer full of marijuana near JFK Airport, arrest ‘deliverymen’

Talk about pot luck. Police hauled two men to jail this week after finding more than 800 pounds of marijuana stored inside a U-Haul vehicle during a routine traffic stop near John F. Kennedy International Airport, prosecutors said. According to authorities, on Tuesday afternoon members of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York task force […]

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