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MTA prepares entire transportation network ahead of Hurricane Isaias

Like many cities and towns in Connecticut, the MTA is making preparations for hurricane-force winds and heavy rain expected with the arrival of recently-upgraded Hurricane Isaias Tuesday afternoon. They say they are “taking all necessary precautions to protect [our] transportation network and deliver safe service.”

New York City Marathon canceled because of coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon was canceled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, with organizers and city officials deciding that holding the race on Nov. 1 would be too risky. Organizers announced the cancellation of the 50th anniversary edition of the world’s largest marathon after coordinating with the mayor’s office and […]

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in New York park

Police are investigating an act of vandalism after a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was removed from its base at a park during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Photos: Remembering television legend Regis Philbin

Philbin had been a staple of American television since 1988 when began his career as the host of Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee alongside Kathie Lee Gifford.

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