The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.
The move comes after Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and Sen. Richard Blumenthal met separately last week with Prendergast and the new Metro-North chief, Joseph Giulietti.
Walter Kozicky was born in Ukraine and calls the deaths of dozens of protesters shameful. A map of Ukraine hangs in Kozicky’s Yonkers office, showing a nation caught linguistically, culturally and politically between Russia and the west.
The school acknowledged sex abuse that occurred in the 1960s and has apologized to victims. It says the perpetrator was an unidentified, now-deceased former employee who “had a role in teaching.”
After installing a new signal system last November, Metro-North says a computer glitch is causing railroad crossing gates to operate incorrectly.
Police in Stamford are warning residents about recent phone scams. Susan Grant at the Consumer Federation of America said it’s a frequent scam and any demand for money by unusual means is a dead giveaway.
The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.
Though Connecticut experienced another heavy snowfall Thursday, the state escaped a serious hit, with far fewer power outages than originally predicted.
The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.
Mayor de Blasio has called for a tax on New Yorkers earning at least $500,000 a year to fund universal pre-K and after-school programs.
Kept in peak form by running up 15 flights of stairs at his hotel, the old English sheepdog that nearly won at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last year bounded to an early victory Monday.
In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.
Fifty years ago the Beatles began their first American tour and officially kicked off Beatlemania on this side of the pond.
The DOT said it filled 1,100 potholes Thursday, focusing on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State area.
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” and officially kicked off Beatlemania on this side of the pond.