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  • Complete MTA Shutdown Starts Today At Noon

    Complete MTA Shutdown Starts Today At Noon
     Recap of MTA Hurricane Plans: Systemwide Shutdown Begins at 12 Noon Today; New Yorkers Urged Not to Wait Until Last Minute to Evacuate; Some Fare and Toll Collection Is Suspended The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds customers that all...
  • Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin

    Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin
    With Hurricane Irene on the way, Long Island is bracing for the worst while hoping for the best. With storm surges in Amittyville on the south shore expected to reach 4-8 feet, many neighbors who live near South Oyster Bay are bringing boats to the...
  • Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC

    Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't taking any chances with Hurricane Irene, ordering a first-ever mandatory evacuation for all New Yorkers living in low-lying areas of the city. Bloomberg said residents living in Zone-A SEE ALL NEW YORK CITY...
  • Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday

    Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday
    While an exact time for complete MTA service to be restored is unknown, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced that restoration will begin at 6 a.m. Monday. The restoration plan will have some lines on the subways, buses and...
  • LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike

    LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike
    There are going to be some residual delays on the Long Island Rail Road due to a lightning strike near Jamaica station Thursday afternoon. Commuters can expect delays of 30 to 60 minutes this morning, according to the MTA. Trains are operating with...
  • Will LIRR Upgrades Cause More Delays?

    Will LIRR Upgrades Cause More Delays?
    Significant upgrades to LIRR infrastructure begin this weekend. But after a lightning strike and subsequent signal problems shut down most of the system Thursday night, stranding thousands of passengers, can they trust the railroad to keep its word that...
  • Amtrak: Tunnel Will Re-Open Friday Morning

    Amtrak: Tunnel Will Re-Open Friday Morning
    NEW YORK (PIX11) -- Amtrak has issued a notification that the East River tunnel will be re-opened Friday morning. According to Amtrak:  "The scheduled opening of the track inside the East River Tunnel, damaged in Sunday's Amtrak derailment of Train...
  • Firefighters Contain Brush Fires In Suffolk County

    Firefighters Contain Brush Fires In Suffolk County
    Firefighters in Suffolk County have contained a massive and ugly wildfire in Suffolk County that has destroyed over one thousand acres of land. For nearly twenty-four hours, hundreds of firefighters from all one hundred and nine towns of Suffolk responded...
  • Nearly A Dozen Charged In $1B LIRR Pension Probe

    Nearly A Dozen Charged In $1B LIRR Pension Probe
    U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged 11 people in connection with an alleged $1 billion fraud involving hundreds of railroad workers filing false disability claims. In some cases workers claimed they were unable to work even while they played golf,...
  • LIRR Workers' Illegal Scheme Pays Off, Even If They're Convicted: Feds

    LIRR Workers' Illegal Scheme Pays Off, Even If They're Convicted: Feds
    At a time when pension payments are straining government budgets nationwide, forcing layoffs of teachers, police and other municipal workers, investigators arrest nearly a dozen people in connection with what prosecutors call a pension scam that has...
  • LIRR Weekend Schedule Changes

    LIRR Weekend Schedule Changes
    Track work will lead to some big changes on the Long Island Rail Road this weekend. One of the Main Line tracks will be out of service for upgrades between New Hyde Park and Hicksville, according to the LIRR. There will be schedule changes and...