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  • MTA: Service Changes On Railroads; Subway, Bus Service Normal

    MTA: Service Changes On Railroads; Subway, Bus Service Normal
    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced several service changes Wednesday due to the New York City's declaration of a weather emergency for the overnight snow storm that hit the Tri-State area. The MTA is urging all sommuters to allow for...
  • MTA: Minor Transit Changes Due To Winter Storm

    MTA: Minor Transit Changes Due To Winter Storm
    The MTA has put into effect its winter weather plan due to the overnight storm that has dropped a mixture of snow and freezing rain throughout the Tri-State area. According to the transit agency, some express trains will be running local for a portion of...
  • MTA Service Update for Afternoon Rush Hour

    MTA Service Update for Afternoon Rush Hour
    The MTA has been working hard to restore full service in the aftermath of a storm that dumped nineteen inches of snow on New York City and more than a foot of snow in other parts of the region. While we have restored service across the entire system,...
  • Snow relentless, piles up on winter-weary Northeast, but sunshine in forecast

    Snow relentless, piles up on winter-weary Northeast, but sunshine in forecast
    A storm that had been predicted for days caught much of the East Coast off guard with its ferocity, tearing through with lightning, thunder and mounds of wet snow, leaving more than 300,000 customers around the nation's capital without power Thursday...
  • LIRR Reported On-Time Service Despite Delays

    LIRR Reported On-Time Service Despite Delays
    LIRR trains were running on time Thursday -- if you believed the public address system and platform signs, that is. "It's incredibly frustrating," said Jack Rogers as he waited over an hour for a train at the Mineola station. Mta.info proved to be...
  • Amtrak Derailment Sparks Numerous Rush Hour Delays

    Amtrak Derailment Sparks Numerous Rush Hour Delays
    An Amtrak train derailed near Penn Station today and forced delays at the peak of the PM rush. LIRR Commuter Anthony Marra told PIX 11 News, "Once again the LIRR is having problems. Which I don't think is a surprise to anyone here, it's ridiculous."...
  • 10 More Pinched By The Feds Over LIRR Billion Dollar Pension Scandal

    10 More Pinched By The Feds Over LIRR Billion Dollar Pension Scandal
    The Long Island Rail Road pension scandal has hit its last stop, Federal Court. On Tuesday, 10 more arrests were made in the alleged $1 billion pension scandal. The arrests are a continuation of the first wave of indictments that resulted in 11 people...
  • Power Line Fire Knocks Out Electricity To Corona Residents

    Power Line Fire Knocks Out Electricity To Corona Residents
    Con Ed experienced peak usage at five o’ clock in the afternoon on both Wednesday and Thursday and at one 1pm on Friday. There are several explanations for why the utility’s system peaked so early today -- but Friday afternoon’s rough...
  • Flying Squirrels In Queens Has One Family On Alert

    Flying Squirrels In Queens Has One Family On Alert
    One Queens mother says she is never opening up her windows again, after her baby's room was broken into, by a burglar, a squirrel. "It spread its wings like a flying squirrel and it was holding onto the blinds. Before it left it urinated," said a new...
  • Coyotes Terrorizing Residents Near LIRR Station

    Coyotes Terrorizing Residents Near LIRR Station
    LIRR riders say they only have to go to their neighborhood station to catch a train and also catch a glimpse of a real life coyote. Signs posted by Antionette Jorge, arider who says she came face to face with several coyotes the other night, warn...
  • East Side Access Project Causes LIRR Service Cancellations, Changes For Next Four Weeks

    East Side Access Project Causes LIRR Service Cancellations, Changes For Next Four Weeks
    It's not the news any commuter wanted to hear, but for some Long Island Railroad customers: it will take more time to get home. The MTA said they notified their affected customers for months through pamphlets, newsletters and announcements regarding...
  • Special Report: Bloomberg Reloads In Push For Gun Control

    Special Report: Bloomberg Reloads In Push For Gun Control
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be...