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Long Island Rail Road

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  • Gunman Indicted In Medford Massacre

    Gunman Indicted In Medford Massacre
    It was revealed Friday that 33-year-old David Laffer, the accused gunman in the 'Medford Pharmacy Massacre', was indicted by a Suffolk County, New York, Grand Jury. He is accused in connection with the quadruple fatal drugstore killings on Father's Day....
  • LIRR Track Work Limits Weekend Service In NYC

    LIRR Track Work Limits Weekend Service In NYC
    The Long Island Rail Road is warning customers it will have very limited service the next two weekends because of construction work near the Jamaica terminal. The railroad is upgrading a complex system of track switches. The project had already been...
  • LI Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Girlfriend

    LI Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Girlfriend
    A New York man is being held without bail in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Joseph DeFelice was arraigned Friday in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on charges of intentional murder, criminal facilitation and hindering prosecution. Prosecutors...
  • MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR

    MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR
    Subway riders are having their patience tested even more than usual this weekend with the MTA in the midst of its long-term, systemwide rebuilding effort. Every line is being affected, except for the "L" line, the 42nd street Shuttle and the Staten...
  • Normal Commute Expected for NJ Transit Riders During Morning Rush

    Normal Commute Expected for NJ Transit Riders During Morning Rush
    NJ Transit riders can expect a smoother commute in the morning. NJ Transit advised commuters to expect crowded conditions and delays throughout the evening rush hour Monday because of a derailment near New York's Penn Station. Amtrak and the Long...
  • Extremely Limited LIRR Service This Weekend

    Extremely Limited LIRR Service This Weekend
    Long Island Rail Road riders should brace themselves for another weekend of limited service. The LIRR says there will be "extremely limited service" Saturday and Sunday. It will be running a third of its usual trains in and out of Penn Station. Buses...
  • NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel

    NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel
    New York is seeking the $3 billion that the federal government had committed to the Hudson River rail tunnel that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie scrapped. The Record newspaper reports that U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has asked Transportation...
  • Blizzard Closes Airports, Travelers Stranded

    Three of the nation's busiest airports all but shut down, more than 1,400 flights were canceled and the nation's largest commuter rail system suspended services Sunday as a blizzard churned across New York City and Long Island. Officials throughout the...
  • Area Businesses Closed Due To Blizzard

    Area Businesses Closed Due To Blizzard
    The massive winter storm has closed businesses and offices in our area. All state courts and administrative offices in New Jersey are closed on Monday . They are expected to reopen on Tuesday. New Jersey government offices are also closed. Officials...
  • Airports Open, New York Struggles To Dig Out From Blizzard

    Airports Open, New York Struggles To Dig Out From Blizzard
    When Angela Madsen was pulled off her plane and her wheelchair stayed on board, she knew she was in for a rough night. The paraplegic athlete struggled to get into the bathrooms at Kennedy Airport. Turning the wheels on her borrowed wheelchair strained...
  • LIRR Trains Suspended From Port Washington To Great Neck Over The Weekend

    LIRR Trains Suspended From Port Washington To Great Neck Over The Weekend
    LIRR commuters can expect delays traveling this weekend. The transit authority will shut service between Port Washington to Great Neck to carry out scheduled maintenance of tracks and drainage systems. Buses and vans will replace train service. Eastbound...
  • New LIRR Timetables Take Effect Monday

    New LIRR Timetables Take Effect Monday
    Long Island Rail Road new timetables will take effect Monday, and will be in place until May 16. Metropolitan Transit Authority officials say a Hampton Bays stop will be added to the 4:08 p.m. eastbound train from Hunterspoint, with weekend service...