The National Weather Service of New York inflated a weather balloon to test atmospheric data related to Hurricane Florence. Photo by NWS New York.

Coastal Flood Advisory Issued For Southern Queens

Yesterday, the National Weather Service for New York issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for southern Queens until 1 p.m. today.

The NWS said tides were expected to reach one and half feet to two and a half feet higher than the normal level.

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In this frame from a video, emergency response crews gather outside a plane at JFK Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai on Wednesday. // Image courtesy of WABC 7 via AP

Jet Quarantined at JFK After Reports of Sick Passengers

Associated Press A plane was quarantined at Queens’ John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday morning amid reports that numerous passengers were

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Herzel Meiri ran a real estate scheme that targeted low-income black and Latino homeowners out of an office on Hillside Ave. in Hollis. // Google Maps

Hollis Scammer Busted For Stealing Distressed Homes

By Jonathan Sperling The ringleader of a phony real estate scheme operating out of Hollis will soon have a new

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Caption: A Ridgewood, Queens home displays a sign condemning the travel ban Credit: Katie Finkowski

‘State-Sanctioned Xenophobia’ — Katz and Local Leaders Condemn Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Decision

By David Brand @D4V1DBR4ND Donald Trump’s travel ban may have withstood Supreme Court scrutiny, but that has not stopped Queens leaders

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, District 14's Democratic Nominee for Congress, high-fives a voter on election day. Photo credit: Corey Torpie

Ocasio-Cortez Defeats Crowley

By David Brand @D4V1DBR4ND In a stunning upset, progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated Rep. Joe Crowley in the District 14 primary

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