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Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Broad Channel

Rockaway bridge tolls to resume Saturday

Tolls are back on Rockaway bridges, authorities announced Friday afternoon. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012


Workers protest JFK security

As John F. Kennedy International Airport hummed last week with pre-Thanksgiving travelers, airport security workers and their supporters protested, calling attention to inadequate training that they contend jeopardize travelers. Comment

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Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012


Israel puts pressure on Amtrak to repair tunnels for LIRR trains

More than 40 rush hour Long Island Rail Road trains still crippled by the effects of Hurricane Sandy should be restored by Christmas week, U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge) and Amtrak said Tuesday. Comment

MTA chairman rules out additional fare hikes from Sandy

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota said Wednesday the agency plans no additional fare hikes or service cuts to help pay for the prodigious damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Comment

Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Long Island City

Queens Midtown Tunnel reopens to regular traffic

As of Monday morning, the Queens Midtown Tunnel reopened to regular traffic after Hurricane Sandy forced much needed repairs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Comment

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