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 […]

Israel, Meng Ask For School Soundproofing

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Two members of the House of Representatives are calling on the Port Authority to soundproof schools affected by airplane noise. U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville) sent a joint letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s executive director, Patrick Foye, asking […]