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What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Check out this week's top New York City news stories, and make weekend plans with our quiz.

Midtown »

LIRR Strike Averted With Deal That Includes Healthcare Contributions

The eight Long Island Rail Road unions reached a deal with the MTA Thursday.

Midtown »

How You Can Get to Work if LIRR Workers Strike

Shuttle buses, ferry service and free parking spaces near subways will bridge the gap, the MTA said.

Jamaica »

Minor Train Derailment Causes Delays, Cancellations for LIRR Evening Rush

A freight train derailed in Jamaica Wednesday afternoon.

Woodside »

19 Injured When F Train Derails in Queens, Officials Say

Four injured people were taken to hospitals while local service was restored for evening rush, MTA said.

Midtown »

Downed Wire at Penn Station Disrupts Morning Commute, Officials Say

The LIRR and New Jersey Transit both reported disruptions after a wire fell in Penn Station.

Midtown »

LIRR Service Back to Normal Thursday Following Track Fire

A track fire Wednesday afternoon shut down one of the commuter railway's East River tunnels.

Midtown »

Track Fire Causes LIRR, NJ Transit Delays During Friday Evening Rush Hour

The fire broke out on tracks leading into Penn Station Friday evening, the fire department said.

Midtown East »

Delays, Extra Costs Expected for MTA's East Side Access Project: Report

Costs for the project could top $10 billion and be delayed until 2021, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Upper East Side »

Schools Open But Transit Slow After Storm Dumps Foot of Snow

More than a foot of snow fell on parts of the city, the National Weather Service said.

Woodside »

Man Fatally Struck by LIRR Train at Woodside Station

A man was killed Tuesday night after being struck by a Babylon-bound LIRR train in Woodside.

Civic Center »

STORM UPDATE: New York Digs Out After Snowstorm

Subways and buses are running, schools are closed, roads are slick, and there's no trash pickup.

Midtown »

Winter Getaways Without a Car

Escape the city via public transportation to these beautiful destinations.

Midtown »

NJ Transit, Metro-North Join LIRR in Banning Booze for SantaCon

The rail agencies won't let straphangers bring alcohol onto its trains Saturday afternoon through Sunday.

Midtown »

Booze Will Be Banned on LIRR During SantaCon

LIRR administrators opted for the booze ban "based on experience," a spokesman said.

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