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Long Island Rail Road Cannonball train at Penn Station (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Express LIRR ‘Cannonball’ Service To Hamptons Begins Today

Starting Friday afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road will be running its new express service to the east end of the island.

05/24/2013

The Cannonball will take travelers from Penn Station to the Hamptons on non-stop express service (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

LIRR Plans Non-Stop Express Service From Penn Station To The Hamptons

Trains will depart from Penn Station at 4:07 p.m. on Fridays and run nonstop to Westhampton. From there, the train will continue eastward, making stops at Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Montauk.

04/18/2013

This artillery piece was given as a gift to NYC back during the Civil War, but when workers recently removed the concrete that had sealed the 230-year-old cannon, they found that it was loaded with a cannonball and gun powder. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Loaded Revolutionary War-Era Cannon Found In Central Park

A dangerous and historic discovery was made in Central Park on Friday afternoon. Parks workers came upon a live cannon ball, loaded in a cannon that is getting refurbished.

01/11/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

Workers Discover Cannonball At Governors Island Renovation Site

Workers were digging in the water and the cannonball, believed to be from the Civil War time period, was found in dirt that was scooped up by their backhoe, officials said.

02/02/2012