Convention Center/Hotel Headed For Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A convention center and hotel/apartment complex is coming to Corona. The DiBlasi Ford dealership at 112-21 Northern Blvd. was bought by the Flushing-based Fleet Financial Group Inc. for $17 million in December. It expects to break ground on the project in June, at a cost of $200 million. Richard Xia, […]

Gov. Announces LGA Storm Plan

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Five mitigation and resiliency projects aim to make LaGuardia Airport better prepared for future storms. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced five measures to improve the airport’s infrastructure and protect it from flooding similar to what was caused by last year’s Superstorm Sandy. With a total cost of $37.5 million, the project […]