At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on. It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some [...]
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A plan to alter the Ridgewood Reservoir is being challenged by several local politicians, citing that these “changes will significantly harm the natural and largely undisturbed habitats of the animals that currently live there.”
We asked some Queens locals to name their favorite summer beer.
MTA officials and LIRR unions came to a tentative agreement Thursday, avoiding a workers’ strike which would have stranded 300,000 commuters daily.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined negotiations between the MTA and Long Island Rail Road union officials just days before a looming strike deadline.
On April 24, 1834, the Long Island Rail Road was officially chartered by the State of New York. In 1900, the Pennsylvania Railroad bought a controlling interest as part of its plan for direct access to Manhattan which began on September 8, 1910. The Pennsylvania Railroad subsidized the LIRR into the late 1940s. This provided [...]
The potential for a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) strike is moving full steam ahead as talks over wages between the eight unions representing workers and MTA officials continue to stall, and Congress said it won’t intervene.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo let down New York’s schoolchildren by abandoning the education tax credit, even after he promised to pass it this session. The education tax credit provides an incentive to private citizens to make donations to public and independent schools and is widely supported by large majorities in both houses of the legislature, all [...]
Memorial Day was marked all around Queens County with parades and commemorations honoring the nation’s fallen soldiers.
An undercover investigation has busted eight Queens stores, mostly near high schools and colleges, for allegedly selling alcohol to minors.