Aerial photographer takes breathtaking shots of Astoria with drone
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Astoria resident Mark DiConzo has turned his hobby as an aerial photographer into a profession. As a producer, choreographer and actor DiConzo spends a lot of time traveling the country and has found a unique way to capture the places he visits. He began flying small drones in his hotel rooms when he was traveling for various tours and […]

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Additional runway at Newark Airport might mean a whole lot more airplane noise in Queens
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Queens residents may face the burden of more airplane noise due to a new plan for Newark Liberty International Airport that might involve an additional runway. Flushing-based Congresswoman Grace Meng expressed her opposition in a letter to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday, stating that the New Jersey airport’s plan to use another runway […]

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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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Suozzi makes ‘getting things done’ his mantra as he seeks to replace Steve Israel in Congress
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There aren’t many political differences between Congressional candidate Tom Suozzi and his four rivals in the Democratic primary, so the former Nassau County executive highlights the one thing he believes separates him from the pack: his career of public service. “The one thing that I’m trying to distinguish myself on is that I have a proven […]

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Congressional hopeful Steve Stern talks aircraft noise and other quality-of-life matters
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Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern hopes to replace outgoing Congressman Steve Israel by continuing his legacy. During an interview at the QNS office in Bayside on Monday, the candidate for New York’s 3rd Congressional District seat expressed his enthusiasm toward change after being endorsed by Israel. Stern declared that he is ready to continue the legacy of Israel and […]

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