Now Is Not the Time to Electrify More LIRR Tracks

Several municipalities recently pitched the MTA to electrify LIRR tracks to Port Jefferson, Riverhead and Patchogue.

LIRR: Male Struck and Killed by Train at Amityville Station

MTA police are investigating the death of an unidentified male who was struck and killed by a train at the Long Island Rail Road’s...

Op-Ed: The Hamptons—A Place of Last Resort

A call for bike-sharing, car pooling, road widening and more trains on the South Fork of Long Island.

Farmingdale State College Professor ID’d in Murder-Suicide, Police Say

Victim Patricia Ward was longtime Farmingdale State College professor.

Woman, 20, Hospitalized After Car was Struck by LIRR Train

A 20-year-old woman was hospitalized Saturday after her vehicle was struck by a Long Island Rail Road train in Huntington Station, the MTA said....

Central Islip Man, 21, Fled Cops in Stolen Vehicle, Police Say

A 21-year-old Central Islip man was arrested Friday after he allegedly took police on a chase in a stolen vehicle that ended with him...

Reports: LIRR Unions, MTA ‘Close’ to a Deal to Avert Strike

LIRR union and MTA leaders may be close to reaching a deal.

LIRR Strike: MTA and Union Leaders Return to Bargaining Table

“We must do everything we can to prevent Long Islanders from being held hostage by a strike."

Lloyd Harbor Cop Charged With Harassment Still On Active Duty

The officer is accused of pushing a 64-year-old man to the ground, injuring his head and arm.

LIRR’s Third Track Job Could Add Billions to Long Island Economy,...

It predicts that the Third Track would add 14,000 jobs, $3 billion in personal income, $5.6 billion to our Gross Regional Product, 35,000 new residents, $40 million in additional sales tax revenue and $103 million in added property tax revenue.
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