Back Stories: Metro-North Crash In Valhalla Leaves 6 DeadToday's Back Story takes us to Feb. 3, 2015 when an SUV driven by Ellen Schaeffer Brody got stuck on the grade crossing near Valhalla.
Formerly Conjoined Twins Make First Appearance After Separation Surgery11-month-old Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho were born connected at the lower back. The surgery to separate the girls lasted 21 hours between Jan. 17 and 18 at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital in Westchester County.
Astorino Releases Plan For Ice Rink At Foot Of Kensico DamAt the foot of the Kensico Dam in Valhalla, county Executive Rob Astorino announced plans to turn the site into a Bryant Park or Rockefeller Center for Westchester County.
Water Restrictions Issued For Hawthorne, Thornwood And ValhallaThe Town on Mount Pleasant has issued water restrictions until further notice Tuesday due to a malfunctioning water pump.
One Year After Deadly Metro-North Crash, Review Of Grade Crossings ContinuesOn Feb. 3, 2015, a Harlem line train collided with Ellen Brody‘s Mercedes Benz SUV, which was sitting on the tracks in the Commerce Street grade crossing. Brody and five passengers in the lead train car were killed.
Officials Discuss Safety Measures One Year After Deadly After Metro-North Crash In ValhallaSince the accident, the federal government has committed $350 million for grade crossing improvements and another $6.5 million for a public awareness campaign.
PHOTOS: NTSB Releases Valhalla Metro-North Crash ImagesThe National Transportation Safety Board released new images of the deadliest Metro-North crash in the railroad's history.
NTSB Releases Photos Of Deadly Valhalla Metro-North Crash, Documents On SUV DriverThe NTSB also released a host of documents and photos on train maintenance, witnesses statements, police and fire reports and third rail specifications.
MTA Kicks Off New Campaign To Make Railroad Crossings SaferMTA Chief Tom Prendergast says one key element is education.
Vote Coming On Bill To Fund Safety Upgrades For Rail Crossings After Metro-North WreckCongress could vote as soon as Tuesday on a bill that would provide billions of dollars to make railroad crossings safer.
Transit Officials Review Safety After Deadly Metro-North Train CrashMetropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.
NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Deadly Metro-North Train CrashA Harlem Line train crashed into a Mercedes SUV on Feb. 3 at a grade crossing in Valhalla, sparking an explosion and fire that burned out the first car of the train.