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02/19/16 10:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Mattituck train station Monday afternoon.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Mattituck train station Monday afternoon.

Plans for so-called scoot trains, which were once envisioned as a way of increasing Long Island Rail Road service to the North Fork, have been put on hold after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority learned the trains are incompatible with the LIRR’s network. (more…)

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02/16/16 8:00am
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | A Long Island Rail Road train crosses Factory Avenue in Mattituck en route from Riverhead to Greenport.

GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | A Long Island Rail Road train crosses Factory Avenue in Mattituck en route from Riverhead to Greenport.

You can take a train from the North Fork to New York City on a Friday.

But as of now you’re not coming back until Monday. (more…)

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09/30/15 2:00pm
TIM GANNON PHOTO  Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, left, and Riverhead Tanger Outlets general manager Janine Nebons at a meeting on tourism Tuesday.

TIM GANNON PHOTO Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, left, and Riverhead Tanger Outlets general manager Janine Nebons at a meeting on tourism Tuesday.

Members of the East End Tourism Alliance asked County Executive Steve Bellone to increase the amount of tourism funding they get through an existing 3-percent county room occupancy tax at a meeting in Riverhead Tuesday. (more…)