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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

LIRR-Trains

MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

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.

11/11/2012

Amsterdam Beach - Montauk, NY (file / credit: Montauk Chamber of Commerce)

Hamptons Celebrate Another Successful Summer Season

“Good to excellent” is how many Hamptons business people are labeling the summer of 2012. Merchants credit all the sunshine for a good season.

09/04/2012

George Richardson (credit: East Hampton Police)

Vacationer Goes Missing In Montauk

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.

08/30/2012

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Getaway Guide: Montauk, NY

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.

08/10/2012

Endangered Egg (Credit: CBS 2)

Trespasser Accused Of Destroying Piping Plovers’ Endangered Eggs In Breezy Point

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.

07/20/2012

Harbor Seals (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Harbor Seal Rescued Off Montauk Point

It looks like the one-year-old male was bitten by a shark before it was rescued.

11/18/2011

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The 5 Best Weekend Getaways For New Yorkers This Fall

If you’re in need of downtime to recharge your batteries, here are the five best destinations that are perfect for a fall weekend getaway.

10/05/2011

Commuters at Penn Station. (credit: Marta Zielinska)

Evening Commute For LIRR Riders Struck By Major Weather-Related Signal Problems

Inside Penn Station, thousands were straining their necks watching the schedule monitors while listening for any service changes.

08/01/2011

This seagull was seen wandering on The Long Wharf in Sag Harbor with a dart that was apparently fired from a gun. The dart pierced the Seagulls head from front to back. (credit: Doug Kuntz/Suffolk County SPCA)

Seagulls Impaled With Dart, Arrow In Suffolk County; Reward Offered For Arrest

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.

07/29/2011

Seagull (credit: AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Suffolk County SPCA Offers Reward After Man Kills Seagull On L.I. Beach

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.

07/27/2011

(credit: D. Loren Ketai, M.D./CDC)

Health Department: Montauk Man Died After Breathing In Fumes From Mice Droppings

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.

06/24/2011

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR Service Suspended After Truck Accident

Long Island Railroad service has been suspended from Speonk to Montauk after a truck hit a railroad overpass near the Hampton Bays.

04/23/2011

LIRR passengers board train. (credit: AP)

LIRR Sees Schedule Changes Monday

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.

03/07/2011

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