A teenager from Queens was charged Thursday with scrawling anti-Semitic graffiti on a Long Island Rail Road station in Cedarhurst at least eight different times.
A labor stoppage could come on March 21 unless an agreement is reached on a new three-year contract or the Metropolitan Transportation Authority asks the White House to intervene with a second Presidential Emergency Board.
Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.
Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.
Here’s a look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snow & Ice storm:
A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.
The LIRR said customers should expect canceled trains and delays during the evening rush hour.
Authorities say the move comes following 11 separate incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti appearing on three LIRR station platforms in Five Towns over the last year.
Both commuter rail lines carried 83.4 million riders last year. The stronger economy and more people back to work were credited with the increases.
A fire in an Albertson complex partially shut down on the Long Island Rail Road Friday evening.
It is unclear which tracks the smoke condition originated from, but sources told CBS 2 that it started shortly after 4 p.m Friday.
The effort to bring LIRR trains to a new concourse 10 stories beneath Grand Central was at one time an $8 billion project with a 2013 completion date. But the MTA board will reportedly be told the project could top $10 billion and won’t be ready until 2021 or later.
Chopper 2 captured a NY Waterway ferry slow to almost a complete stop as it maneuvered around ice Thursday morning.
Commuters using mass transit can expect delays and schedule changes after up to 13 inches of snow fell on the New York metropolitan area.
LIRR union workers have been without a contract for three and a half years. That contract draught will continue because the MTA has rejected a White House mediator’s proposal to end the dispute.