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Train collides with car in Stafford

STAFFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people in Stafford are lucky to be alive after a train struck their vehicle on Wednesday morning.

According to police, just after 7 a.m., a vehicle was traveling on West Street when it entered the railway crossing despite warning devices being activated. 52 more words


Corner of 'Look' and 'Don't Look'

I am one of the vanishing breed who still remembers the ‘Walk’ and ‘Don’t Walk’ signs that used to populate the corners in NYC. I understand the logos that replaced the words on these signs have also undergone evolutionary change since the ones I knew when I lived there. 41 more words

Personal Stories

What's Left?

What’s left of the sign at 5810 So Normandie today. Back in the 1990’s, it said Cadet Records & the circle was painted like an LP record. 55 more words

Calls for More Safety Features at Railroad Crossing After Crash

NESQUEHONING — One community in Carbon County is railing for change at what they call a dangerous train crossing.

This comes after a crash last week… 380 more words


Silencing the Train Horns

WILLIAMSPORT — After years of trying to quiet their neighborhood, people in a section of Williamsport are thrilled to see “no train horn” signs near their homes. 362 more words


Meditation Stop

By David Allen

Waiting at the train crossing,
a chance to meditate,
ridding pent up stress
to the clickity-clack staccato
of metal twirling on metal. 41 more words