Port Washington Branch

LIRR train hits, kills dog, injures owner near Woodside station
Police Cristabelle Tumola 8/30/2013 at 4:04PM

A dog was killed and his owner injured when a Long Island Rail Road train struck them east of the Woodside station Friday morning. The man was walking his pet without a leash along the tracks around 10 a.m. when a westbound train originating from Great Neck hit the animal and grazed the owner’s hand, [...]

MTA to provide extra service for All-Star Game festivities
MTA to provide extra service for All-Star Game festivities
News Queens Courier Staff 7/10/2013 at 2:56PM

The MTA will provide extra service during MLB All-Star Game festivities on Sunday, July 14, Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16, according to the transit agency. LIRR Port Washington Branch trains will provide service every half hour -– and more frequently when necessary — to the Mets-Willets Point Station. For more information, visit, www.mta.info/lirr. [...]