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Train station beautification, round two: Vols wanted for fall planting Saturday

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Volunteers are wanted to help with a fall cleanup and planting at the Riverhead train Station Saturday morning, starting at 8:30 a.m.

Vols wanted to spruce up railroad station

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Home Depot has donated plants for a landscape plan developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension to beautify the area around the Riverhead train station. The town is seeking volunteers to help with the planting Saturday morning.

LIRR substitutes buses for trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport on Saturday of Maritime Festival weekend

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Local elected officials and festival organizers say they can't understand the LIRR's decision, made without consulting them, which they say will worsen traffic on local roads this weekend.

Public transit advocate blasts plan to move bus stop from railroad station; officials now looking at other options

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Vince Taldone, a public transit advocate and board member of the Five Towns Rural Transit advocacy group, called plans to move the Railroad Avenue bus stop to Cedar Street “a poor transit planning decision” that is “nonsensical and ultimately cruel.”

LIRR plans to shuffle schedule, add trains on Greenport branch

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The little-used "jury train" will be "repurposed" a LIRR official said in an interview yesterday. It will arrive in Riverhead earlier and continue on to Greenport, making a westbound return trip departing Greenport at 10 a.m. Two new trains are planned for weekends beginning in the summer of 2018.

Denise Civiletti Why I was kicked out of the LIRR’s closed-door meeting with public officials

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Assemblyman Fred Thiele called an 'invitation' only, closed-door meeting of 'stakeholders' to discuss LIRR's East End service. Stakeholders, as defined by Thiele and the LIRR, don't include the public — taxpayers, riders or members of the press.

MTA to roll out mobile ticketing on Ronkonkoma line during week of Aug. 22

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LIRR customers will be able to buy tickets with a free app on their mobile phones for all lines by the end of this summer.

Riverhead RR station and storage yard ‘a deplorable mess,’ supervisor says; Democrats criticize town for inaction

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Conditions at the Long Island Railroad station in Riverhead and its surrounds have troubled town officials for a long time. The station has been closed...
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Cost of travel to and through NYC set to rise Sunday, when latest MTA fare and toll hikes take effect

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LIRR fares and NYC bridge and tunnel tolls will go up about 4 percent Sunday, March 22. The cost of a one-way peak ticket to Penn Station from Riverhead will rise to $28.25. Peak fare between Ronkonkoma and Penn will rise to $18.25.
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Traffic alert: Mill Road closure Saturday Dec. 6 for railroad crossing work

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Traffic alert: MTA to close Mill Road to vehicular through-traffic on Saturday, Dec. 6 , from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for railroad crossing work.
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