No. 7 train

LIC community voices outrage against upcoming No. 7 train suspensions
LIC community voices outrage against upcoming No. 7 train suspensions
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 1/17/2014 at 4:31PM

Long Island City residents and business owners are telling the MTA enough is enough. The No. 7 train will soon be going through another round of suspensions causing it to not run in parts of western Queens and Manhattan for more than a dozen weekends this year, starting in the end of February, according to a notice from the MTA.

Cops: Suspect recorded video under teen’s skirt at Corona subway station
Cops: Suspect recorded video under teen’s skirt at Corona subway station
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2013 at 7:39AM

Police are looking for a man allegedly caught videotaping under a teen’s skirt at a Corona subway station. The suspect was observed recording the video at the Junction Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue subway stop around 8:15 a.m. on October 2, said cops. He continued to record under the 18-year-old girl’s skirt as she walked up [...]

No. 7 train service to be suspended in LIC for five weekends this fall
No. 7 train service to be suspended in LIC for five weekends this fall
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/30/2013 at 10:41AM

The number seven is proving to be an unlucky number for Long Island City. Once again, the No. 7 train will not run in the area for multiple weekends, starting next month. For the October 12-13, October 19-20, October 26-27, November 9-10 and November 23-24 weekends, there will be no service on the subway line [...]

Pols call for safety measures after second subway shove death
Pols call for safety measures after second subway shove death
News Billy Rennison 1/03/2013 at 2:23PM

After a second New Yorker was pushed to his death in a subway station last month, a pair of local pols are calling for the MTA to take measures to ensure the safety of city straphangers. Sunando Sen, 46, was killed Thursday, December 27 when he was shoved in front of an oncoming No. 7 [...]

Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 1/03/2013 at 1:34PM

Once more, western Queens business owners could potentially say goodbye to a profitable winter. The No. 7 line weekend service between Queens and Manhattan is being suspended until the end of March, and many area business owners fear that this will affect the influx of customers they usually get. The award-winning Chocolate Factory Theater in [...]

Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/03/2013 at 11:57AM

A man wanted for forcibly touching a woman while she was waiting for the subway at the Queensboro Plaza station Wednesday morning has been arrested, said police. Around 10:40 a.m. yesterday, Andres Lara, 25, of East Elmhurst, allegedly grabbed the behind of a 27-year-old woman as she waited on the Manhattan bound No.7 train platform, [...]

Weekend 7 subway service suspended through March
Weekend 7 subway service suspended through March
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/26/2012 at 11:48AM

For the second time in less than six months, straphangers in Queens and Manhattan will be without the No. 7 subway for multiple weekends in a row. Starting December 28, No. 7 line service between the two boroughs will be suspended every weekend until March 25 due to planned subway work. Trains won’t run between [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/15/2012 at 1:19AM

Man dies after jumping in front of subway train in Queens A man died Friday after jumping in front of a Queens subway train, sources said. The victim, who was not immediately identified, leaped onto the tracks as an eastbound No. 7 train barreled into the 52nd St. station at Roosevelt Ave. in Woodside about [...]