Noise, increased traffic and pollution are the biggest concerns expressed over the expansion plan. The proposal also includes installing a tram to connect the airport to the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station.
Two teens have been arrested and charged as juveniles after a menorah was found vandalized earlier this week in Suffolk County.
Long Island Rail Road commuter Brian Ginsberg found the valuable collection Friday afternoon during his ride home on the Ronkonkoma line.
The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.
Police are hunting down vandals who trashed a 9/11 memorial, but the search for suspects has been given a big boost following a bad move by the alleged criminals.
The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.
Two people were killed by Long Island Rail Road commuter trains in separate incidents Saturday, according to a published report.
Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.
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.
Bitter arctic air has a firm grip on the Tri-State Area and isn’t about to let go anytime soon.
An environmental assessment is under way on building an additional track from Ronkonkoma, one of the railroad’s busiest stations, to Farmingdale. Only one track runs between the stations, which are about 18 miles apart.
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.
It was an emotional goodbye at the funeral for Officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma Monday.
A sea of blue is expected to dominate Ronkonkoma, as a police officer killed on the Long Island Expressway is laid to rest.
Another alligator has been found on Long Island. The latest gator was found in Lilly Pond Park in Ronkonkoma.