Poughkeepsie

One dead in Jamaica fire
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/25/2013 at 10:26AM

Authorities are investigating a Sunday morning blaze after a man was found dead in the fire’s remains. According to the NYPD, around 9:30 a.m., police and fire personnel responded to a one-alarm fire inside 119-30 146th Street. After putting out the blaze, the burned body of a man, later identified as 35-year-old James Minor of [...]

Fare hikes may raise monthly MetroCard to $125, cut discounts
Fare hikes may raise monthly MetroCard to $125, cut discounts
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2012 at 1:05PM

Ahead of public hearings on fare hikes next month, the MTA has proposed four options for when it raises MetroCard prices in March, the New York Daily News reported. These changes would garner $232 million in additional revenue, said the paper. “We have cut discretionary spending to the tune of $700 million and will see [...]