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Police Evacuate Penn Station After Reports Of Suspicious Package

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 06.05.2014 | New York

Parts of Penn Station in New York City were temporarily evacuated on Thursday evening following reports of a suspicious package, NBC New York reported...

Damn, These People Are So Drunk

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

Ever wondered who the Long Island Railroad is transporting late at night? For those unfamiliar, the LIRR is a train for people traveling in between Ne...

Good News For LIRR Commuters

Newsday | Posted 09.21.2013 | New York

Half-hourly weekend service is coming back to the Long Island Rail Road, according to the MTA and the office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, which released d...

LIRR Train Will Run Straight From Penn Station To Hamptons

Newsday | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York

Long Island Rail Road customers this summer will be able to take an express train from Penn Station to the Hamptons without making any stops, LIRR off...

A Better Way to Pay for the MTA

Carol Kellermann | Posted 12.17.2012 | New York
Carol Kellermann

With the Metropolitan Transportation Authority considering four different fare-increase proposals for subways and buses, now is the time to consider whether there is a better way to pay for the MTA.

10 More Retirees Charged In LIRR Pension Fraud

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Railroad retirees who faked disability claims in order to get more lucrative pensions from the country's second-largest commuter rail...

FBI Arrests 10 In LIRR Scam

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road employees may have cheated their way to big pensions through a $1 billion fraud by paying off docto...

Gillibrand Lobbies For $3 Billion Marked For New Jersey Rail Tunnel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — New York is seeking the $3 billion that the federal government had committed to the Hudson River rail tunnel that New Jersey Gov...

Today's Front Pages: August 30

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The talk of the town. ...

Metro North To Get Double-Decker Trains?

nytimes.com | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Some commuters who take the railroad to Manhattan may soon enjoy an amenity more common to Paris than Ossining: the double-decker ride. ...

Today's Front Pages: July 28

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The talk of the town. ...

Saving Small Businesses, The Brooklyn Way

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.