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Long Island Rail Road

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  • HBO’s “Hard Times: Lost on Long Island” takes a sobering look at the job crisis

     
    In the opening moments of HBO's disquieting new documentary Hard Times: Lost on Long Island, balding, bespectacled Alan Fromm — an unemployed corporate trainer — catalogs the catastrophes he survived prior to losing his job a year earlier:...
  • Gunman Indicted In Medford Massacre

    Gunman Indicted In Medford Massacre
    It was revealed Friday that 33-year-old David Laffer, the accused gunman in the 'Medford Pharmacy Massacre', was indicted by a Suffolk County, New York, Grand Jury. He is accused in connection with the quadruple fatal drugstore killings on Father's Day....
  • LIRR Track Work Limits Weekend Service In NYC

    LIRR Track Work Limits Weekend Service In NYC
    The Long Island Rail Road is warning customers it will have very limited service the next two weekends because of construction work near the Jamaica terminal. The railroad is upgrading a complex system of track switches. The project had already been...
  • LI Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Girlfriend

    LI Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Girlfriend
    A New York man is being held without bail in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Joseph DeFelice was arraigned Friday in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on charges of intentional murder, criminal facilitation and hindering prosecution. Prosecutors...
  • MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR

    MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR
    Subway riders are having their patience tested even more than usual this weekend with the MTA in the midst of its long-term, systemwide rebuilding effort. Every line is being affected, except for the "L" line, the 42nd street Shuttle and the Staten...
  • Normal Commute Expected for NJ Transit Riders During Morning Rush

    Normal Commute Expected for NJ Transit Riders During Morning Rush
    NJ Transit riders can expect a smoother commute in the morning. NJ Transit advised commuters to expect crowded conditions and delays throughout the evening rush hour Monday because of a derailment near New York's Penn Station. Amtrak and the Long...
  • Extremely Limited LIRR Service This Weekend

    Extremely Limited LIRR Service This Weekend
    Long Island Rail Road riders should brace themselves for another weekend of limited service. The LIRR says there will be "extremely limited service" Saturday and Sunday. It will be running a third of its usual trains in and out of Penn Station. Buses...
  • NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel

    NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel
    New York is seeking the $3 billion that the federal government had committed to the Hudson River rail tunnel that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie scrapped. The Record newspaper reports that U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has asked Transportation...
  • LIRR: Amtrak Derailment To Mess Up AM Rush [VIDEO]

    LIRR: Amtrak Derailment To Mess Up AM Rush [VIDEO]
  • LIRR Headache Lingers: Disruptions Thru Wednesday At Least

    LIRR Headache Lingers: Disruptions Thru Wednesday At Least
    There are more delays, cancellations, diversions -- and headaches -- on the Long Island Railroad yet again, and the problem is not going away for at least another couple of days. The reason is that the same problem that made a mess of Monday's commute has...
  • Mocker Asks Questions During MTA Tour

    Mocker Asks Questions During MTA Tour
    Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, which is a major subway and Long Island Rail Road hub, was the showcase for new, high-tech signs today. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority temporarily installed help centers and giant television screens which...