14 TIMES • JANUARY 7, 2016 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.qns.com 2015 REVIEW THE YEAR IN PART II SEPTEMBER Queens remembers victims of 9/11 attacks at ceremonies Fourteen years after the deadliest terrorist attacks in American history, residents across Queens remembered the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, at memorial vigils scheduled to take place over the next two weeks. As in past years, family members of the 2,977 people who died either in or responding to the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and United Airlines Flight 93 gathered at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning, Sept. 11, for the city’s annual memorial service. A citywide moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m., the time when the hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center. QUEENS WELCOMED POPE FRANCIS Pope Francis paid a visit to New York on Sept. 24, arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport to the cheers of more than 300 onlookers. Francis was only the fifth pontiff to visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Before Francis celebrates a Mass on the night of Sept. 25 at Madison Square Garden, he addressed the United Nations General Assembly, attended a special prayer service at the National September 11 Memorial and met with elementary schoolchildren at Our Lady Queen of Angels school in East Harlem. AMAZON SHIPPER COMES TO RIDGEWOOD LaserShip, a shipping service that distributes products for companies including Amazon, Staples and Office Depot, agreed to leave their current location in Long Island City, and move into a larger warehouse at 16-70 Weirfield St., between Cypress and Wyckoff avenues in Ridgewood. According to published reports, the distribution company based out of Virginia signed a 10-year lease to use the one-story, 40,800-square-foot warehouse in Ridgewood, giving it more than triple the space they had at the 36-01 47th Ave. location, HOMEGOODS COMES TO ATLAS PARK Queens’ first HomeGoods store is heading to The Shops at Atlas Park, located at 8000 Cooper Ave. in Glendale, it was announced in September. The store is located in the large space that was occupied by Amish Market and Rosetta Wine and Spirits nearly a decade ago. Much of it had been vacant since that time, though for a period, a Subway restaurant occupied a portion of the space. The HomeGoods opened for business in November. which is a 13,000 -square-foot warehouse.
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