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Overnight service disruptions on E, F, M, R trains this week
Overnight service disruptions on E, F, M, R trains this week
News Queens Courier Staff 1/20/2014 at 10:44AM

Starting Monday night, there will be service disruptions on the E, F, M and R lines between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. in Queens and Manhattan for four consecutive weeknights, as part of the MTA’s Fastrack maintenance program.

Fares suspended on Sandy anniversary for A train riders in Rockaways, Howard Beach
Fares suspended on Sandy anniversary for A train riders in Rockaways, Howard Beach
South Cristabelle Tumola 10/25/2013 at 1:09PM

Governor Cuomo announced Friday that A train riders in the Rockaways and Howard Beach will ride for free all day on the anniversary of Sandy this Tuesday. R train riders in Brooklyn also won’t need to pay October 29. “These free rides are a thank you to the MTA riders in the Rockaways in Queens and those [...]

Suspect wanted for Rego Park rape
Suspect wanted for Rego Park rape
Central Maggie Hayes 8/25/2013 at 3:02PM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for rape in Rego Park. On Friday, a 52-year-old woman was exiting the R train on 63rd Drive and Queens Boulevard around 10 p.m. when the suspect began to probe the woman for her name and phone number, said cops. After she [...]

MTA to shut down G, R trains for Sandy-related repairs
MTA to shut down G, R trains for Sandy-related repairs
News Queens Courier Staff 6/06/2013 at 4:06PM

BY DENISE ROMANO AND MELISA STUMPF Riders of the R and G line are in for a stressful summer, with major construction slated for the Montague and Greenpoint tubes that were badly damaged during Sandy. Beginning on July 6, the Greenpoint tube, which runs under Newtown Creek between Brooklyn and Queens, will be closed for [...]

Overnight service disruptions on N, Q, R trains this week
Overnight service disruptions on N, Q, R trains this week
News Queens Courier Staff 4/15/2013 at 12:38PM

Starting Monday night, there will be service disruptions on the N, Q and R trains between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m for four consecutive weeknights, as part of the MTA’s Fastrack maintenance program: N trains run in Queens and Brooklyn only. Q trains run in Brooklyn and are rerouted via the D [...]

Service disruptions on ‘N,’ ‘Q,’ ‘R’ lines this week
Service disruptions on ‘N,’ ‘Q,’ ‘R’ lines this week
Central Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2013 at 5:06PM

Starting tonight, there will be service disruptions on the “N,” “Q” and “R” trains between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m, as part of the MTA’s Fastrack maintenance program. The changes will last until Friday, February 1. There will only be “N” service in Brooklyn and Queens, and the line will operate in [...]

Man’s legs run over while sleeping on tracks of Woodside station
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/21/2013 at 11:59AM

A man sleeping on the tracks of the “E”/”M”/”R” station in Woodside lost his legs to a subway train Sunday. According to CBS New York, around 4:40 a.m.,  a 26-year-old man from Elizabeth, New Jersey, was laying on the tracks in an allegedly drunken state, when a northbound “E” train severed his legs. He was [...]

Man wanted for series of subway cell phone thefts
Man wanted for series of subway cell phone thefts
News Billy Rennison 12/21/2012 at 10:30AM

Police are searching for a man wanted for snatching five electronic devices over the past month on trains in Queens and Brooklyn. Four cell phones and an iPad were stolen in the incidents that all occurred E, F, or R trains as they entered the station, according to police. The five victims were all women between the [...]

Suspect in deadly subway pushing charged with murder
Suspect in deadly subway pushing charged with murder
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/05/2012 at 1:16PM

The suspect who allegedly pushed a Queens man to his death at a Midtown subway station has been charged with intentional murder in the second degree and depraved indifference murder in the second degree, said the NYPD. Naeem Davis, 30, who is currently homeless, but according to the New York Post lived in Queens until six months ago, was picked up [...]