The turtle population of New York is replenishing in an unlikely spot
Photo: Jenny Mastanuono/Wikimedia Commons

After years of population decline, the turtles are making a comeback in a rather interesting way. JFK airport in Queens is one of the busiest airports in the world. Every year, tens of millions of passengers go through this airport. This year, however, JFK was visited by some unique travelers. In recent weeks, hundreds of diamondback […]

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LaGuardia Airport’s $4 billion overhaul is approved by Port Authority
Photo courtesy of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the $4 billion overhaul of LaGuardia Airport is one step closer to becoming a reality. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved a lease with LaGuardia Gateway Partners, the group who will spearhead the building and operation of a new state-of-the-art Terminal B, with a central hall and concourse […]

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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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Job fair to take place at JFK Airport on July 31
Aviation job fair flyer

BY KIRSTEN E. PAULSON The Borough Wide Aviation/Community Job Fair EXPO 2015 is scheduled for takeoff on Friday, July 31, at JFK international Airport in the former TWA Terminal. The job fair, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will offer job-seekers the chance to explore and apply for a wide variety of careers, […]

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Queens student busted for alleged terrorist support
Photo courtesy of Scott Bintner/Property Week

A 20-year-old college student living in Queens is accused of trying to help a terrorist group after he was arrested in an alleged confrontation with law enforcement, according to federal court documents. The criminal complaint, filed in the Eastern District of New York, charges Munther Omar Saleh with knowingly conspiring to provide material support and resources, […]

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