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Community leaders trash railroad garbage expansion plan
Community leaders trash railroad garbage expansion plan
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 10/08/2013 at 5:22PM

Residents and community leaders are trashing a company’s plan to increase garbage export from Long Island through their neighborhoods. One World Recycling, which processes garbage in Lindenhurst, Long Island that is hauled by New York and Atlantic Railway through tracks in Middle Village, Ridgewood and Glendale, has applied to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 12/07/2012 at 7:21AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: A chance of light rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Friday night: Rain likely, mainly after 9pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%. EVENT of the DAY: Free First Fridays The Noguchi Museum is pleased to [...]

Limited subway service returns; MTA fares free today & tomorrow
Limited subway service returns; MTA fares free today & tomorrow
Central Billy Rennison 11/01/2012 at 10:15AM

After three days without subways, residents crowded onto trains this morning as limited service returned today with no fares. Fourteen lines will be providing partial service days after the system sustained the worst damage in its 108-year history.  There is still no subway service between 34th St in Midtown and Downtown Brooklyn. The MTA’s subway, [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/01/2012 at 7:42AM

Today’s Forecast Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thursday night: A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Limited subway service returns [...]

No timetable for return of subway; limited bus service to resume at 5 p.m.
No timetable for return of subway; limited bus service to resume at 5 p.m.
News Billy Rennison 10/30/2012 at 12:23PM

Extensive flooding in the city’s subway system continues to knock out service with no timetable for trains to be up and running. “The New York City subway system is 108 years old, but it has never faced a disaster as devastating as what we experienced last night. Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on our entire transportation system,” said [...]

Politicians, locals want trash barged
Politicians, locals want trash barged
News Billy Rennison 7/03/2012 at 8:28AM

Locals and elected officials trashed a recently approved plan that will increase waste-filled train traffic, saying residents need refuge from the refuse. The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) approved a plan on June 11 that increases the amount of sanitation districts’ garbage that passes through the Review Avenue waste transfer station and ends up [...]

Survey sees ‘good,’ ‘bad’ and ‘ugly’ of subways
News Billy Rennison 2/13/2012 at 2:13PM

For those heading into the subway, a can of paint and a light bulb may be of more use than a MetroCard. In its inaugural “State of the Station Platforms” survey, the Straphangers Campaign found subway stations with peeling paint, graffiti and cracked floors — but the findings were not all negative. “We found the [...]