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Long Island Rail Road

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  • 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...
  • LIRR Anticipates Restoration of Morning Rush Hour Service

    LIRR Anticipates Restoration of Morning Rush Hour Service
    The LIRR anticipates the restoration of AM rush hour service to Penn Station through Jamaica with some cancellations possible. However, service on the Port Washington Branch remains suspended and may not be restored by the morning rush. Port Washington...
  • 10 More Pinched By The Feds Over LIRR Billion Dollar Pension Scandal

    10 More Pinched By The Feds Over LIRR Billion Dollar Pension Scandal
    The Long Island Rail Road pension scandal has hit its last stop, Federal Court. On Tuesday, 10 more arrests were made in the alleged $1 billion pension scandal. The arrests are a continuation of the first wave of indictments that resulted in 11 people...
  • Power Line Fire Knocks Out Electricity To Corona Residents

    Power Line Fire Knocks Out Electricity To Corona Residents
    Con Ed experienced peak usage at five o’ clock in the afternoon on both Wednesday and Thursday and at one 1pm on Friday. There are several explanations for why the utility’s system peaked so early today -- but Friday afternoon’s rough...
  • Flying Squirrels In Queens Has One Family On Alert

    Flying Squirrels In Queens Has One Family On Alert
    One Queens mother says she is never opening up her windows again, after her baby's room was broken into, by a burglar, a squirrel. "It spread its wings like a flying squirrel and it was holding onto the blinds. Before it left it urinated," said a new...
  • Coyotes Terrorizing Residents Near LIRR Station

    Coyotes Terrorizing Residents Near LIRR Station
    LIRR riders say they only have to go to their neighborhood station to catch a train and also catch a glimpse of a real life coyote. Signs posted by Antionette Jorge, arider who says she came face to face with several coyotes the other night, warn...
  • MTA Officer Stabbed In Eye; Shoots Suspect Dead

    MTA Officer Stabbed In Eye; Shoots Suspect Dead
    Police arrived to the LIRR station in Queens Wednesday to find that an MTA officer had been stabbed and the suspect was found shot dead at the scene, according to MTA officials and police. The suspect, unprovoked, attacked Officer John Barnett by pulling...
  • 'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery

    'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery
    I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand. But...
  • East Side Access Project Causes LIRR Service Cancellations, Changes For Next Four Weeks

    East Side Access Project Causes LIRR Service Cancellations, Changes For Next Four Weeks
    It's not the news any commuter wanted to hear, but for some Long Island Railroad customers: it will take more time to get home. The MTA said they notified their affected customers for months through pamphlets, newsletters and announcements regarding...
  • Special Report: Bloomberg Reloads In Push For Gun Control

    Special Report: Bloomberg Reloads In Push For Gun Control
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be...
  • LIRR Service Restored; Expect Delays

    LIRR Service Restored; Expect Delays
    The LIRR announced that service is being restored after Monday's suspensions, but riders should expect delays. According to the LIRR website "limited LIRR service has been restored on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, and Hempstead Branches...