Long Island Rail Road
While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.
Police said a 15-year-old and another suspect threw a 36-year-old woman to the ground near 100 N. Centre Avenue after she exited a Long Island Rail Road train in Rockville Centre around 8:15 p.m. on May 5.
Police said one suspect picked up the woman and threw her to the ground while the other stole her cellphone.
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.
There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.
New York City subway riders make choices every day. Stand and grab a rail? Squeeze between two seated passengers? Give up your seat to a pregnant woman?
Long Island Rail Road service is back to normal after it was suspended Friday on several lines when a man was struck and killed on the tracks in New Hyde Park.
The MTA says over 857,000 cubic yards of rock have been removed to create the new caverns and tunnels under Manhattan.
The Long Island Rail Road expects to resume regular service Monday, a week after a non-passenger train derailed at Rego Park, Queens, and destroyed nearly a mile of track.
The LIRR said crews have already replaced 1,600 concrete ties that were damaged when the train derailed Monday at Rego Park, destroying nearly a mile of track.
Specialized machinery has been working to dig up the nearly 1,600 damaged concrete railroad ties to replace them with fresh ones.
“Ladies, admit it. You’re doing kegels right now,” reads the ad for the health and wellness television channel Veria Living. Some commuters said they find the ad offensive and tasteless.
The LIRR said it is canceling seven trains during the evening rush hour. It will also end one of the trains at Jamaica.
Crews are still working to remove four cars of the derailed train and repair the damaged track, which is one of the four main tracks between Penn Station and Jamaica.
Long Island Rail Road riders should allow extra time and expect delays and cancellations Tuesday morning, following a derailment.