Tag: Long Island Rail Road

How to Get to NYC With LIRR Strike Expected Sunday

The LIRR strike is expected to start Sunday leaving riders looking to alternative commuting options.

Is Wyandanch Rising Above the Violence?

There has been a push for the past decade to turn Wyandanch around. It has become a battle to restore hope and to revive the spirits of a divided population.

An Artist Emerges: Debra Markowitz’s Creative Path to Books, Film &...

This close proximity to the film industry brought Markowitz on a head-on collision course with her dream of a creative life.

Pedestrian Fatally Hit by LIRR Train Near Bethpage

A pedestrian was reportedly struck and killed by an eastbound Long Island Rail Road train near the Bethpage station on Tuesday evening. The victim was...

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 President Replaced Amid Union Talks

“It’s been a privilege to have served as LIRR President,” Helena Williams said.

Will Renewed MTA, Union Talks Avert July LIRR Strike?

LIRR workers have threatened to strike come July if they don't get a new contract after working without one for four years.

LIRR Warns of Baldwin Skim Scam, Release Suspect’s Photo

Long Island Rail Road officials are warning riders of a recently uncovered skimming device on a ticket vending machine (TVM) and are asking the...

LIRR Train Driver Cabs to Get Safety Cameras

The recording devices will deter bad driver behavior and help accident investigators, the MTA said.

Pol Calls for Federal Review of LIRR Safety

The move comes a week after a report found safety issues with Metro-North, which had a recent fatal derailment in the Bronx.