Category Archives: New York

Train Kills Woman at Forest Hills Station

During the evening rush yesterday, Dong Sin Hahn of Brooklyn was killed when she jumped onto the tracks at the LIRR Forest Hills Station in Queens.

Google Brings Wi-Fi to New York City

Google holds press conference announcing the new free Wi-Fi service it is giving the residents of the Chelsea neighborhood here in New York City.

Sea Streak Ferry Crash in Lower Manhattan

Early this morning, a Sea Streak ferry crashed into the dock at Pier 11 at full speed. The collision injured over 50 passengers and tore a huge gash in the hull.

New York Subway Mobile App Released

New York City MTA releases their own mobile subway app to track train arrival times. Unfortunately, this beta version is only supported on iOS devices, no Android, Blackberry, or Windows support yet.

Joseph Lhota Resigns From MTA

MTA Chairman, Joseph Lhota, resigns his position to explore a “potential candidacy” for Mayor of New York City. Many suspect he will face Christine Quinn in the elections.

Queens Warehouse Fire Near JFK AirTrain

A Queens warehouse fire has erupted near the JFK AirTrain and York College on Liberty Ave.

NYC TLC Testing Mobile Taxi Apps

The NYC TLC has approved a pilot program to test new mobile taxi apps. The program commences on February 15th, 2013

Queens Man Arrested for Exporting to Asia

Mark Henry of Queens, New York was arrested for exporting military grade products to Taiwan and China. He faces up to 45 years in prison if he’s found guilty on all counts.

LIRR Employees Plead Guilty to Disability Fraud

Today, four Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) employees plead guilty to participating in an alleged massive disability fraud scheme. Former workers James Resier, Philip Pulsonetti, Michael Stavola, and Christopher Parlante claimed to be disabled so that they could receive benefits to which they were not entitled.

2012 Port Authority Toll Increase

As of 3am on December 2nd, the Port Authority’s new tolls went into effect across the bridges and tunnels between New York and New Jersey. The 2012 increases call for $1 more on autos & buses and $2 on trucks.

Penn Station Shutdown – Overcrowding

Breaking News: At 5:35pm the MTA Police began to shutdown all access to Penn Station here in New York. Moreover they are cancelling all trains upon arrival into Jamaica.