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  • Residents: Closing CSX railway crossing would block access to community

    Residents: Closing CSX railway crossing would block access to community

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:07:44 GMT

    An old farming community in Rockland County is hoping officials can find a solution to a troublesome railroad crossing that they say is the only way in and out of the neighborhood.

    An old farming community in Rockland County is hoping officials can find a solution to a troublesome railroad crossing that they say is the only way in and out of the neighborhood.

  • Commuters say trips take much longer since NJ Transit upgrades started

    Commuters say trips take much longer since NJ Transit upgrades started

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:26:34 GMT

    Some Rockland residents say their commutes have gotten much longer in recent weeks since NJ Transit took a number of trains out of service.

    Some Rockland residents say their commutes have gotten much longer in recent weeks since NJ Transit took a number of trains out of service.

  • Officials discuss solutions to overpass collision issue

    Officials discuss solutions to overpass collision issue

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:01:58 GMT

    Westchester County Executive George Latimer met with state and local leaders in Rye Brook Friday to come up with a plan to help truckers avoid hitting overpasses in the county.

    Westchester County Executive George Latimer met with state and local leaders in Rye Brook Friday to come up with a plan to help truckers avoid hitting overpasses in the county.

  • Lawmakers: Cashless toll system needs to be fixed

    Lawmakers: Cashless toll system needs to be fixed

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:31:40 GMT

    State Sen. David Carlucci and Assemblyman Tom Abinanti are accusing Conduent, the company that runs the cashless tolling system, of blacking out certain pages of its contract with the New York State Thruway Authority and not taking responsibility for those who have been slapped with unfair toll bills, penalties and extra fees.

    State Sen. David Carlucci and Assemblyman Tom Abinanti are accusing Conduent, the company that runs the cashless tolling system, of blacking out certain pages of its contract with the New York State Thruway Authority and not taking responsibility for those who have been slapped with unfair toll bills, penalties and extra fees.

  • Box truck hits Hutchinson River Parkway overpass

    Box truck hits Hutchinson River Parkway overpass

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:34:46 GMT

    A truck filled with moving supplies smashed into an overpass on the Hutchinson River Parkway Monday afternoon.

    A truck filled with moving supplies smashed into an overpass on the Hutchinson River Parkway Monday afternoon.

  • Hudson Valley hits the road in record numbers

    Hudson Valley hits the road in record numbers

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-04 11:58:33 GMT
    AAA predicts record breaking travel throughout the day with nearly 5 million Americans driving 50 miles or more to their destination.AAA predicts record breaking travel throughout the day with nearly 5 million Americans driving 50 miles or more to their destination.

    AAA predicts record breaking travel throughout the day with nearly 5 million Americans driving 50 miles or more to their destination.

    AAA predicts record breaking travel throughout the day with nearly 5 million Americans driving 50 miles or more to their destination.

  • White Plains activates red light safety camera program

    White Plains activates red light safety camera program

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-07-03 10:31:32 GMT
    Violators will get a $50 ticket in the mail with a picture of the car running the red light.Violators will get a $50 ticket in the mail with a picture of the car running the red light.

    Violators will get a $50 ticket in the mail with a picture of the car running the red light.

    Violators will get a $50 ticket in the mail with a picture of the car running the red light.

  • Toll Payer Protection Act heads to governor's desk

    Toll Payer Protection Act heads to governor's desk

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:49:23 GMT

    A bill aimed at protecting toll payers in New York is heading to the governor’s desk after it was approved in the state Assembly and Senate.

    A bill aimed at protecting toll payers in New York is heading to the governor’s desk after it was approved in the state Assembly and Senate.

  • Advocates take TZB name change fight to Albany

    Advocates take TZB name change fight to Albany

    Thursday, June 7 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-06-08 00:14:12 GMT

    The advocates who want to see the Tappan Zee Bridge name restored took their fight to Albany Thursday.

    The advocates who want to see the Tappan Zee Bridge name restored took their fight to Albany Thursday.

  • 2 off-duty NYPD officers killed in wedding-day crash

    2 off-duty NYPD officers killed in wedding-day crash

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:50:52 GMT

    It was the wedding night for one of the officers.

    It was the wedding night for one of the officers.

  • Crews begin dismantling old Tappan Zee Bridge

    Crews begin dismantling old Tappan Zee Bridge

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-05-08 22:03:53 GMT

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on a boat tour of the Hudson River Tuesday to watch as the first parts of the old Tappan Zee Bridge were removed from the water.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on a boat tour of the Hudson River Tuesday to watch as the first parts of the old Tappan Zee Bridge were removed from the water.

  • Old Tappan Zee Bridge to become offshore reefs

    Old Tappan Zee Bridge to become offshore reefs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:42:28 GMT
    Over 33 barges of material will be dumped into the waters off Long Island to create artificial reefs.Over 33 barges of material will be dumped into the waters off Long Island to create artificial reefs.

    Over 33 barges of material will be dumped into the waters off Long Island to create artificial reefs.

    Over 33 barges of material will be dumped into the waters off Long Island to create artificial reefs.

  • Tractor-trailer overturns on Mario Cuomo Bridge, backs up traffic

    Tractor-trailer overturns on Mario Cuomo Bridge, backs up traffic

    Friday, March 2 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-03-02 23:23:17 GMT
    A tractor-trailer has partially overturned on the Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge and is snarling traffic.A tractor-trailer has partially overturned on the Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge and is snarling traffic.

    A tractor-trailer tipped over on the Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge Friday, causing a major traffic jam as foul weather slammed roadways across the Hudson Valley.

    A tractor-trailer tipped over on the Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge Friday, causing a major traffic jam as foul weather slammed roadways across the Hudson Valley.

  • County Executive-elect Latimer wants more input on airport bid

    County Executive-elect Latimer wants more input on airport bid

    Thursday, November 9 2017 8:19 PM EST2017-11-10 01:19:47 GMT

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino as part of his final days in office picked the company that he wants to run the county airport, but the man slated to take over the position says he wants further input.

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino as part of his final days in office picked the company that he wants to run the county airport, but the man slated to take over the position says he wants further input.

  • Legislators: State railroad crossing safety report overdue

    Legislators: State railroad crossing safety report overdue

    Sunday, August 20 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-08-20 20:42:03 GMT

    State leaders held a news conference Monday at the site of the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, blasting the state Department of Transportation and demanding it do something to make rail grade crossings in the Hudson Valley safer to drivers.

    State leaders held a news conference Monday at the site of the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, blasting the state Department of Transportation and demanding it do something to make rail grade crossings in the Hudson Valley safer to drivers.

  • Messy weather brings slick conditions on local roadways

    Messy weather brings slick conditions on local roadways

    Friday, July 7 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-07-07 15:50:05 GMT

    News 12’s Carolyn Rowe drove through torrential rain in Orange County, with drivers pulling over to the side of roads because they had no visibility through their windshields.

    News 12’s Carolyn Rowe drove through torrential rain in Orange County, with drivers pulling over to the side of roads because they had no visibility through their windshields.

  • Truck driver sought in fatal I-95 hit-and-run

    Truck driver sought in fatal I-95 hit-and-run

    Monday, June 5 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-06-05 23:13:23 GMT
    State police say a Queens man was hit around 1 a.m. today on the southbound side of I-95 near Exit 18B.State police say a Queens man was hit around 1 a.m. today on the southbound side of I-95 near Exit 18B.

    A driver changing a tire on I-95 in Mamaroneck was fatally struck by a hit-and-run truck driver overnight. 

    Authorities are looking for the driver of a tractor-trailer who hit and killed a man trying to change his tire on I-95.

  • New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

    New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

    Monday, May 15 2017 10:16 AM EDT2017-05-15 14:16:22 GMT
    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.

    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.   

    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.   

  • Judge rules 'probable cause' to charge Amtrak derailment engineer

    Judge rules 'probable cause' to charge Amtrak derailment engineer

    Monday, May 15 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-05-15 05:39:59 GMT
    A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.

    A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.

    A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.

  • State to enforce 'Move Over' law

    State to enforce 'Move Over' law

    Thruway workers, state police and tow truck operators are handing out flyers today along interstate rest stops like the one in Ramapo to remind drivers of the "Move Over" law.Thruway workers, state police and tow truck operators are handing out flyers today along interstate rest stops like the one in Ramapo to remind drivers of the "Move Over" law.

    Drivers across the Hudson Valley are being reminded to clear the way for first responders. 

    Drivers across the Hudson Valley are being reminded to clear the way for first responders. 

  • Operation Safe Stop hopes to protect school kids

    Operation Safe Stop hopes to protect school kids

    Police say the goal is to reduce fatalities and injuries to school children while educating motorists about the laws regarding school buses and bus stops.Police say the goal is to reduce fatalities and injuries to school children while educating motorists about the laws regarding school buses and bus stops.

    Police across the state and in the Hudson Valley are cracking down on motorists who fail to stop for school buses. 

    Police across the state and in the Hudson Valley are cracking down on motorists who fail to stop for school buses. 

  • Uber upgrades user ratings

    Uber upgrades user ratings

    The ride-hailing app is now making it easier for you to see your user rating.The ride-hailing app is now making it easier for you to see your user rating.

    On-demand car service Uber wants you to respect your driver when you hop in the car. 

    On-demand car service Uber wants you to respect your driver when you hop in the car. 

  • Pedestrian struck by car in New Rochelle

    Pedestrian struck by car in New Rochelle

    A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening.A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening.

    A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening. Police say it happened on North Avenue around 10 p.m. 

    A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening. Police say it happened on North Avenue around 10 p.m. 

  • Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:17:23 GMT
    From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., three right lanes on the southbound/eastbound lanes of the Thruway will be closed.From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., three right lanes on the southbound/eastbound lanes of the Thruway will be closed.

    A traffic alert has been issued for the Tappan Zee Bridge this week. Work on the tolls is expected to squeeze traffic down to one lane every night this week.

    A traffic alert has been issued for the Tappan Zee Bridge this week. Work on the tolls is expected to squeeze traffic down to one lane every night this week.

  • Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Monday, April 17 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-04-17 22:49:23 GMT
    Sen. Chuck SchumerSen. Chuck Schumer
    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, where last week a CSX train collided with a commercial truck carrying cars. Schumer says he is asking the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy to finalize a review of the transportation of highly flammable oil shipments. Schumer ...
    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, where last week a CSX train collided with a commercial truck carrying cars. Schumer says he is asking the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy to finalize a review of the transportation of highly flammable oil shipments. Schumer ...
  • Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Monday, April 17 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-04-17 19:50:19 GMT
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was at the site of last week’s CSX train collision and says new requirements are needed to make freight trains more safeSenate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was at the site of last week’s CSX train collision and says new requirements are needed to make freight trains more safe

    Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, which was the site of last week’s CSX train collision with a commercial truck carrying cars.

    Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, which was the site of last week’s CSX train collision with a commercial truck carrying cars.

  • Construction slows Saw Mill River Parkway

    Construction slows Saw Mill River Parkway

    Thursday, March 30 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-03-30 19:40:49 GMT

    Major construction of two new bridges is causing a traffic alert along the Saw Mill River Parkway.

    Major construction of two new bridges is causing a traffic alert along the Saw Mill River Parkway.

  • Commuters opt for public transportation after storm

    Commuters opt for public transportation after storm

    Thursday, March 16 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-03-16 15:50:13 GMT

    Many Hudson Valley commuters opted for public transportation Wednesday after Tuesday's nor'easter left mounds of snow on the ground.

    Many Hudson Valley commuters opted for public transportation Wednesday after Tuesday's nor'easter left mounds of snow on the ground.

  • Black ice causes treacherous driving conditions

    Black ice causes treacherous driving conditions

    Monday, January 19 2015 12:47 PM EST2015-01-19 17:47:02 GMT
    Rain and freezing temperatures combined to create treacherous driving conditions across the Hudson Valley for the past two days. Roads were still slippery this morning, but they were nowhere near what
    Rain and freezing temperatures combined to create treacherous driving conditions across the Hudson Valley for the past two days. Roads were still slippery this morning, but they were nowhere near what
  • News

    Milestone reached at new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Milestone reached at new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

    Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. 

    Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. 

  • News

    Drivers warned against dangers of drowsy driving

    Drivers warned against dangers of drowsy driving

    As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.

    As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.

    As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.

  • News

    Gov. Cuomo unveils plan to fast-track transportation hub

    Gov. Cuomo unveils plan to fast-track transportation hub

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.

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