Starting Friday afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road will be running its new express service to the east end of the island.
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.
Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.
“Good to excellent” is how many Hamptons business people are labeling the summer of 2012. Merchants credit all the sunshine for a good season.
George Richardson, 50, was last seen leaving his family in their room at the Hartman’s Briney Breezes Motel to go for a stroll on the beach. That was early Tuesday.
Located at the Eastern tip of Long Island, the charming town of Montauk, N.Y., promises playtime any Manhattanite can get behind. This small town is home to some of the area’s best restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and hotels as well as some of the area’s most beautiful natural landscapes.
Someone allegedly trespassed onto Gateway National Park restricted land, ripped open netting that protects the struggling piping plovers and removed and crushed eight baby eggs that were days from hatching.
It looks like the one-year-old male was bitten by a shark before it was rescued.
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Inside Penn Station, thousands were straining their necks watching the schedule monitors while listening for any service changes.
In what seems to be a rash of attacks against wildlife in Suffolk County, officials say two more seagulls have been injured, one from an arrow and another from a blow dart.
Suffolk County SPCA head Roy Gross says the man was observed luring seagulls with bread, and that a rock the size of a brick was thrown at one of the birds.
Hantavirus is a lung infection caused by a microbe sometimes found in urine, droppings or saliva of infected rodents. Humans can become infected by inhaling the microscopic particles.
Long Island Railroad service has been suspended from Speonk to Montauk after a truck hit a railroad overpass near the Hampton Bays.
Commuters will welcome most of the changes, including the restoration of weekend half-hourly service on the Babylon Branch and additional afternoon service to Hampton Bays.