Metro-North Adds 187 Weekend and Off-Peak Trains Each Week

Service increased by 5.6 percent when combined with October additions MTA PRESS RELEASE Schedule changes that represent Metro-North Railroad’s self-described “biggest and most ambitious service expansion” in its 30-year history begin Sunday, April 7, 2013. The new timetables will include increased off-peak and weekend train frequencies as well as faster service to many customers. This […]

LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS NIGHT

On March 21 the Haverstraw Elks will be holding their annual Law Enforcement Awards night, where the club “honors police officers for their heroic work throughout the year.” This year the Elks are recognizing 28 officers throughout Rockland as well as two civilians, one of whom is an 8-year-old girl. I am writing to see […]

MTA CHICANERY THAT YOU PAY FOR

This is why they overtax us: East side access project 10 years late and $4.4 billion over budget PRESS RELEASE FROM COMPTROLLER DiNAPOLI’S OFFICE The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA’s) East Side Access project, which will bring Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service to Grand Central Terminal for the first time, is expected to cost nearly […]

Carlucci backs anti-frack legislation

PRESS RELEASE ALBANY, NY –  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today introduced legislation in the State Senate that would suspend hydrofracking in New York State for a period of 24 months to accommodate three ongoing and major public health studies.  The proposal would require the Commissioner of Health to take these outside, independent studies into consideration.  […]