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MTA customers still satisfied, says annual survey
MTA customers still satisfied, says annual survey
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/25/2012 at 4:33PM

The results of the MTA 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey are in, and riders remain pleased with all New York City transit options. Surveying 18,000 people, the agency found that the biggest jump in satisfaction was with the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) and Metro-North. The increase comes after last year’s drop that was likely due to [...]

Boat safety tips
News Melissa Chan 7/14/2012 at 10:39AM

In the wake of the July 4 tragedy in Oyster Bay in which three Suffolk County children were trapped and killed in a capsized, overloaded watercraft, local marina officials stressed the importance of boat safety. Overloading boats could be a deadly decision, said Martin Munch, president of the Bayside Marina. “You want to have ample [...]

Drownings in Queens, Long Island, as lifeguard saves boy
News Melissa Chan 7/12/2012 at 10:36AM

A 21-year-old Bellerose lifeguard was hailed a hero on the same day families in Douglaston Manor and Long Island mourned the losses of their children in July 4’s tragic drownings. Christos Voulkoudis, 4, drowned in a relative’s pool in Douglaston Manor around 6 p.m., authorities said. He was rushed to North Shore University Hospital where [...]