The Forgotten Airport Of Northern Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer When you ask someone about airports in Queens today, you will likely hear them talk about LaGuardia or JFK Airports. However, those two were not always the only such facilities in Queens. It was only 30 years ago that Flushing Airport closed. The area that used to be Flushing Airport […]

Queens Today July 17-23

Queens Today July 17-23

FOLKCOLOMBIA, on Sunday 7/20 at the Queens Museum from noon to 5 p.m. (see below). FRIDAY 7/18 A SPIRITED EVENING Join the Seekers Club for a special evening investigation of the 1887 Fort Totten castle. Follow along as “The Seekers” explore dark corners using the latest technology in the field of paranormal investigation. Tickets are […]

Focus On Queens, June 26

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at the University of New Haven in Connecticut. They include: Bayside: John Paul Koulotouros, Maria Panepinto. Bellerose: Nichelle King. College Point: Christopher Sang. Flushing: Tori Watson. Queens Village: Desiree McPherson. Whitestone: Joseph Totino. Eddy Garcia of College Point and George Chern of […]

Cosmos Stadium Situation Still In Flux

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer There is still uncertainty over when proposals for a soccer stadium straddling the Queens border will be chosen. A decision was originally announced to be made last summer by Empire State Development, but the Elmont, Long Island site has not been awarded yet, leaving developers wondering what the delay is. […]