Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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MTA cites mammoth workload for the 2019 L train shutdown
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It’s going to be one “L” of a repair job. Representatives from the MTA presented a rundown of the extensive damage done to the nearly 100-year-old Canarsie Tunnel caused by Superstorm Sandy back in 2012, the work that needs to be done to repair it, and the viable options on how to get it done. […]

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Man ‘trespassing’ on LIRR tracks in Queens Village was struck and killed on Tuesday
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A man was struck and killed while walking along the tracks on a westbound Long Island Rail Road in Queens Village on Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m. MTA police found a body on the tracks of the Queens Village LIRR station. A man, who has not been identified, was dead at the scene, an MTA […]

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MTA unveiled new designs for subway trains and stations
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Open cars, wider doors, Wi-Fi and charging stations are just some of the features included in the new subway cars unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday. As part of the $27 billion, five-year MTA Capital Program, 1,025 new subway cars will be enhanced and 31 stations will be completely renovated. Up to 750 trains will have […]

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Reason behind Wednesday’s extensive delays on 13 subway lines remains unclear
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The nightmare-ish commute that left 13 train lines extensively delayed because of electrical issues was alleviated Wednesday evening. According to an MTA spokesperson, electrical issue at the Rail Control Center impacted signals across the lines. The agency was able to get the trains up and running at about 6 or 7 p.m., spokesperson Kevin Ortiz said.   Though […]

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