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Schwartz: The Good, Bad And Obstructed Of Islanders Hockey At Barclays

By Peter Schwartz
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The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn next season.

What’s done is done.

They’re leaving the Nassau Coliseum for the state-of-the-art Barclays Center and an ironclad 25-year lease. 1,154 more words


Tragedy of the commons - LIE (Long Island Expressway)

Long Island Expressway[i], the LIE or Interstate 495 is a route that extends for 71 miles (141 km) on the eastern seaboard of New York City from Queens Mid-Town tunnel, which connects the island to the city, and goes all the way out to Riverhead on the eastern end of Long Island. 893 more words


MTA Receives $203M In Additional Funding For East Side Access Project

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is getting another $203 million in federal funding for its East Side Access project.

The MTA is in the process of building tunnels and tracks under Manhattan so that the Long Island Rail Road can connect to Grand Central Terminal. 223 more words


$32 billion in improvements planned for MTA system but half isn't funded

New tracks, improved stations, more buses and a replacement for the MetroCard are among the many projects listed in the MTA Capital Plan for 2015 – 2019. 327 more words


Man Reunited With Good Samaritan Who Saved His Life While On LIRR Train

CBS, New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Hugs and smiles were abound Tuesday as Good Samaritan Bill Gerow of Farmingdale met Chris Marshall of Ronkonkoma—a fellow commuter whose life Gerow saved last month as they both rode home on the Long Island Rail Road’s Ronkonkoma line. 243 more words

Report: LIRR To Spend $14 Million To Replace Recently Upgraded Escalators

NEW YORK (AP) — The Long Island Rail Road plans to spend $14 million to replace six escalators that were upgraded less than two years ago. 153 more words


Final phase of High Line to open Sunday

MEATPACKING DISTRICT (PIX11) — An old rail line is alive again.

The last part of the High Line will be opening this weekend.

The park sits atop railroad tracks that formerly carried goods to the Meatpacking district. 90 more words

Greg Mocker