Hyatt Place Flushing LGA Hotel Opens

Hyatt Place Flushing LGA Hotel Opens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The first piece of One Fulton Square in Flushing is now open for business. Hyatt Place Flushing LaGuardia Airport opened its doors on May 29, becoming the first Hyatt brand to make its home in Queens. The 168-room hotel is the first part of One Fulton Square, a mixed-use project. […]

PA Holds Second Noise Roundtable

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer The Port Authority’s airplane noise studies have hit the runway. Last year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed the Port Authority to conduct noise studies and establish a community roundtable to address airplane noise over residential neighborhoods. The Port Authority held its second roundtable last Wednesday alongside the Federal Aviation Administration. The […]

Port Authority Tests Responses At Airport

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Choreographed chaos broke out at LaGuardia Airport Saturday morning, for a yearly emergency response drill conducted by the Port Authority. Close to 150 volunteers, splattered with red paint, dirt and fake guts, acted as victims in an imagined Boeing 737 crash. Many were sprinkled across the pavement, some pretending to […]

Settlement Reached For JFK, LGA Workers

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Airport employees that are working on minimum wage will finally get some well-earned money. Attendants working at both John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports will receive money they are owed, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The Attorney General’s office reached a $20,000 settlement with AirServ Corporation, an airline industry […]

Noise Study To Review Airplane Disruptions

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer After months of complaining about the airplane noise that looms over the inner communities living close to LaGuardia and JFK airports, last week Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to conduct a comprehensive review of the noise issues. “Airport noise is rightly an […]