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Port Authority executive director responds to Queens elected officials and community’s concerns of LGA AirTrain

Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton spoke with QNS about the LGA AirTrain following recent comments made against the project’s current plan by Queens lawmakers, emphasizing that the $2 billion that is allocated for the project won’t cost taxpayer money and is “within the authority and power of the Port Authority.” “Our funding is limited to the […]

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Two Queens lawmakers say they won’t support the current plan for the LGA AirTrain

Two Queens elected officials have taken a stance against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s current plan for the LGA AirTrain. Senator Jessica Ramos and Councilman Costa Constantinides told QNS that they’re concerned the current $2 billion plan to build an air train from Willets Point to LaGuardia Airport terminals might cause detrimental damage to Queens’ northwestern communities. […]

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LaGuardia Airport security officer from Flushing to join Queens lawmaker at State of the Union Address

Congresswoman Grace Meng is inviting a Flushing resident to be her guest at this year’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday night.  Abdul Quddus Chaudhry, 65, a security officer at LaGuardia Airport and member of the 32BJ SEIU union, will be joining Meng as she shines light on the fight for improving workers’ rights […]

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Flushing Town Hall cancels Lunar New Year Temple Bazaar amid coronavirus health concerns

Amid growing concerns about the health risks around the coronavirus, Flushing Town Hall has canceled its annual Lunar New Year Chinese Temple Bazaar that was scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. 1.  Though there have not been any reported incidents of coronavirus in the area, Flushing Town Hall organizers said they are “aware of […]

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JFK Airport Terminal 4 to celebrate Lunar New Year on Tuesday

Celebrate Lunar New Year — also known as the Chinese New Year — on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at John F. Kennedy International Airport.  JFKIAT, the operator of Terminal 4 at JFK, will celebrate Lunar New Year with an event in the terminal Retail Lounge at 8 p.m. Terminal 4 will be decorated in red lanterns and […]

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