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  • Project S.O.S. Latest: MTA Riders to Lose Representatives

    Project S.O.S. Latest: MTA Riders to Lose Representatives
    The MTA is calling next month's move to eliminate and consolidate some of its committees as "effective" and "efficient," however, straphangers may have a different opinion. According to documents released Wednesday, six MTA non-voting members who act...
  • LIRR And Metro-North To Get Wi-Fi

    LIRR And Metro-North To Get Wi-Fi
    Your train ride could be going high-tech! The MTA is exploring a plan to bring wireless Internet to Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station and two commuter rail services. The agency has invited companies to submit proposals for installing Wi-Fi on Metro...
  • Rainstorm Leaves Thousands Without Power

    Rainstorm Leaves Thousands Without Power
    Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power Sunday across the tri-state area, after a powerful storm swept through the northeast. The storm, which contained gusting winds as strong at 70 mph, knocked down tress and power lines, sparking...
  • NJ Transit Restores Service

    NJ Transit Restores Service
    New Jersey Transit reports that Midtown Direct trains on the Montclair-Boonton line have been restored as of 7:35 a.m. They had been canceled due to flooding. The Princeton shuttle, the Dinky, isn't running but there are replacement buses currently...
  • Parts of Long Island Severely Damaged By Storm

    Parts of Long Island Severely Damaged By Storm
    Thousands of people are without power on Long Island after this weekend's storm. Roughly 62,000 customers are still without power on Monday morning across Long Island. Authorities say that some residents won't have their power restored until as late as...
  • LIRR Engineer Who Let Passenger Drive Train Fired

    LIRR Engineer Who Let Passenger Drive Train Fired
    The Long Island Rail Road engineer accused of allowing a passenger to man the controls of a rush-hour train in July has been fired, LIRR officials announced Friday. Ronald Cabrera, 40, was terminated following a two-month internal disciplinary review...
  • Uncovered Body Found Near Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Station

    Uncovered Body Found Near Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Station
    Police are investigating a homicide on West Rougues Path in Huntington Station. A man's body was discovered in the middle of the street after what cops suspect to have been a hit-and-run. Witnesses say as of noon Sunday, the body remained in the street,...
  • Police Identify Body Left In Street For Hours

    Police Identify Body Left In Street For Hours
    Police on Long Island have identified the victim of a deadly stabbing in Huntington Station as a Roosevelt man. Luis Castro, 27, was found lying in the road on West Roges Path by a passing motorist, police said. His body had apparently been there...
  • Off-Duty NYPD Cop Accused Of Showing Gun On Train

    Off-Duty NYPD Cop Accused Of Showing Gun On Train
    Authorities say an off-duty New York City police officer who displayed a handgun while trying to quiet unruly passengers on a train has been arrested and suspended without pay. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say Officer David Hendrick on...
  • MTA May Cut LI Bus Service, Raise Fares On LIRR

    MTA May Cut LI Bus Service, Raise Fares On LIRR
    The doors may soon close on tens of thousands of Long Island bus riders. The cash strapped MTA is considering putting the brakes on its funding for Nassau County buses. "This is my only source of transportation," an upset Eugene Johnson told PIX 11...
  • MTA Dismisses Mocker Report, Posts New Six-Figure Job

    MTA Dismisses Mocker Report, Posts New Six-Figure Job
    One day after PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker suggested a way the MTA could save $1 million, the authority shrugged off his report -- and posted a new $146,000 job at the Long Island Railroad. The advertisement for a Chief Information Officer at the...
  • Long Island Railroad Provides Additional Service For Religious Holidays

    Long Island Railroad Provides Additional Service For Religious Holidays
    Long Island Rail Road is providing extra service on the Babylon, Far Rockaway, Port Jefferson and Port Washington branches on Tuesday and Good Friday. The extra service begins from 2-4pm departing from Penn Station in Manhattan. The Babylon and Port...