Do you travel like you’re young at heart? That is, do you get from one place to another like a Millennial, making use of your smart phone or tablet to find the best way to reach your destination, whether it’s a car, train or bus?
Keep an eye out for Metro-North Railroad’s response to the harsh “Deep Dive” report issued by the Federal Railroad Administration on March 14. Officials have until Saturday to respond to the report that blasted what it called the railroad’s “poor safety culture,” and “ineffective” training after several accidents, including the fatal… Read More →
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The MTA is rolling out a “Nostalgia Train” of four vintage 1917 cars decorated with the Yankees’ logos to take fans to the Bronx Bombers’ opener against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday. Metro-North will also run service to Yankees Stadium on Hudson, Harlem and New Haven lines, as well as… Read More →
U.S. Rep. Sean Maloney, D-Cold Spring, announced at an event in Somers on Tuesday a bill that would, in the words of a news release issued by the congressman, “spur local job creation and increase energy efficiency by enabling State and local governments to develop and implement PACE programs through… Read More →
Mike Fedison, assistant farm manager at Hilltop Hanover Farm, will be one of five featured speakers at the “Five Farmers Meet You at the Table: A Conversation on Sustainable Food Systems” from 8:30 to noon on Saturday, March 29 at Westchester Community College’s Gateway Center- Davis Auditorium in Valhalla. Admission… Read More →
Metro-North Railroad is about to start the search for a company to fit its trains with audio recorders and video cameras that face both inward and outward as a federally recommended safety measure. The recorders and cameras, recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board after the fatal derailment near the… Read More →
David Sive, an environmental lawyer and key player in the effort to keep a Consolidated Edison plant off of Storm King mountain, died this week at 91. According to his biography on the website of Sive, Paget and Riesel, the law firm he co-founded, Sive was known as the “father… Read More →
The following are Metro-North Railroad President Joseph Giulietti’s comments on the Operation Deep Dive probe by the Federal Railroad Administration released today. Members of Congress and others are piling on their comments, calling it appalling and that, according to the report’s findings, the railroad had put a higher value on… Read More →
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell will give the State of the County Address at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac. The address comes as the field is shaping up for this year’s county executive election, when Odell will seek her first full four-year term. Putnam… Read More →