AUGUST 2019 NEWS AND VIEWS FOR THE NEW YORK METRO A Airport VIRPOoRT COMMUNiITYceFREE
We Shall Never Forget. American Airlines Captain
Solemnly stands in Tribute
Senator Comrie stands with several of dozens of overwhelmed constituents who attended the hearing and testified to oppose the yellow
taxi surcharge, and the increase in AirTrain fares. Photo by Jeff Yapalater
JFK 9-11 Memorial
Service set at Airport
The 3rd Annual 9-11 Memorial Service
presented by the JFK Chamber of Commerce
and the Port Authority will be held
at the ball field at Building 141, at 7:30 am
on September 11.
A piece of WTC steel will be positioned
on the field along with wreaths and flags to
commemorate this fateful day, while moments
of silence accompany the names of
those who perished are read aloud as the
Remembrance Bell tolls.
Supporting groups including Fife and
Drum, Honor Guard from the AVHS,
elected officials, top JFK Airport management,
terminal operator management,
Unions, religious leaders, PAPD officers
and canines, ARFF fire unit, Patriot Riders
will honor those lost. Free refreshments
will be provided by many airport
food companies . A table of 9-11 memorabilia
will be set up to raise money for the
physical 9-11 Memorial that is being finalized
and erected by the ball field. Everyone
is invited to share in the Memorial
Service. Limited parking is available at
the field and buses will be available to and
from Federal Circle.
If you wish to participate with a group,
be a sponsor or donate please contact jfkcocexec@
gmail.com. Go to www.jfkairportchamberofcommerce.
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Delta honors Yankee's Mariano
Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will be inducted into the
Baseball Hall of Fame on July 21, 2019. He is the first unanimous selection
to Hall in baseball history. But first, Delta Air Lines dedicated
Gate 42 at JFK Airport to Rivera on July 16. The gate was renamed
“The Mariano Rivera Gate.” Delta, the Yankees’ official airline since
2008, also dedicating a 757 aircraft to Rivera, which includes his Hall
of Fame inscription.
Former New York Yankees pitcher and unanimous Hall of Fame
selection Mariano Rivera attends as Delta Air Lines dedicates gate 42
at JFK airport and 757 aircraft to Mariano Rivera before Hall of Fame
Induction on July 16, 2019 at JFK airport in New York City.
Former Yankees pitcher and unanimous Hall of Fame selection
Mariano Rivera attends as Delta Air Lines dedicates gate 42 at JFK.
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