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Suffolk Police Crackdown on BWI and DWI During Labor Day Weekend

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber has announced a comprehensive boating and driving while intoxicated crackdown plan to help keep residents safe during Labor Day weekend.

Governor Cuomo Announces Suspension of Construction-Related Lane Closures During Labor Day Weekend

Governor Cuomo today announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will be lifted from 6 a.m. on Friday, September 4, to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8.

Mangano Announces "STOP-DWI" Labor Day Patrols

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that all Police Departments throughout Nassau County will allocate additional police officers to conduct an extensive “STOP-DWI” enforcement initiative this Labor Day holiday weekend.

LIRR Anticipates Operating a Normal PM Rush Hour Schedule But Cautions that Delays out of Penn Station Remain Possible

The Long Island Rail Road anticipates operating on a normal schedule for this evening’s rush hour.

LIRR Service Alert for September 2

The LIRR is in the process of restoring service into and out of Penn Station.

LIRR Adding Early Afternoon Eastbound Service Friday, September 4, to Speed Your Labor Day Weekend Getaway

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, September 4, for customers planning an early getaway for the Labor Day weekend.

LIRR Timetables Change September 8

Long Island Rail Road timetables will change on Tuesday, September 8, bringing better service and some temporary schedule adjustments related to track work.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

Pick the Perfect Peck of Apples at Long Island’s U-Pick Orchards

Enjoy the best of what September has to offer - awesome apple picking at nearby farms and orchards!

Governor Cuomo Announces 'Double Track' Milestone Toward Improving Ronkonkoma Branch Service

Governor Cuomo announced that MTA Long Island Rail Road has reached an important milestone to improve service on the busy Ronkonkoma Branch.

Vans Replace LIRR Trains Between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay During Oyster Bay Triathlon on Morning of Sunday, August 30

Vans will replace trains between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay between 8 and 11 a.m. this coming Sunday, August 30, to accommodate the athletes and spectators of the annual Oyster Bay Triathlon.

Buses Replace Trains Between Huntington & Port Jefferson Weekend of August 29 and 30 for Track Work

Buses will replace trains between Port Jefferson and Huntington over the weekend of Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30 as the Long Island Rail Road performs rail grinding work on that stretch of track.

Take Mass Transit in Honor of LI's 3rd Annual Car Free Day on September 22, 2015

Join Long Island's 3rd Annual Car Free Day on Tuesday, September 22th!

Take in Fantastic Seaside Views at a Waterfront Restaurant

Treat yourself to dinner at a restaurant with spectacular views of the ocean, the Sound, and local bays and rivers!

Take LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis at Flushing Meadows Aug. 25 thru Sept. 13 for Qualifiers, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day & Open Tournament

Tennis fever is about to grip New York and MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service to Mets-Willets Point Station on the Port Washington Branch to get fans to the U.S. Open Tennis ...

Governor Cuomo Announces End-of-Summer "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over" Crackdown on Impaired Driving

Governor Cuomo directed New York State Police to ramp up enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on impaired driving. The 20-day campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs from Aug. 21 to Sept. 7 ...

LIRR Asks Friday Afternoon Cannonball Customers to Limit Oversized Luggage

MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is asking customers on the Friday afternoon Cannonball – the popular train from Penn Station to the Hamptons and Montauk – to help ensure a safe and comfortable ride by leaving ...

LongIsland.com’s 2015 Labor Day Weekend Guide to Complete Summer Activities

Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner! Complete the rest of your summer with these festivities and events.

LIRR Restores Ronkonkoma Service, Crews Completed Repairs Following Small Plane Crash Onto Tracks

MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has restored normal service on the Ronkonkoma Branch, following the crash of a small plane onto the tracks at the South Oyster Bay Road crossing in Hicksville.

MTA Long Island Rail Road Dedicates New Parking Facility at Wyandanch Train Station

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Patrick A. Nowakowski was joined today by state and local officials at the ribbon-cutting for the newly completed 920-space Wyandanch Parking Facility located at the LIRR’s Wyandanch train station.
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