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Merrick Station

Smartphone Running Low? USB Charging Stations Now Available and Ready for Use at Enhanced LIRR stations

By | Baldwin Station, Bayside Station, Bellmore Station, Brentwood Station, Deer Park Station, East Hampton Station, Farmingdale Station, Flushing Main Street Station, Great Neck Station, Hicksville Station, Merrick Station, Northport Station, Port Jefferson Station, Stewart Manor Station, Stony Brook Station, Syosset Station, Valley Stream Station, Wantagh Station, Wyandanch Station

If you’re waiting for a train – or you’ve just stepped off one – and your smartphone or tablet or laptop is out of power, the LIRR has a solution for you: you can now find freestanding USB charging stations and/or technology counters at 19 LIRR stations. These stations are:…

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Connection Cultivating Communities 12-02-18

James Gulliver Hancock’s “Connection Cultivating Communities” (2018) Installed in Merrick Station Waiting Room

By | Merrick Station

James Gulliver Hancock’s artwork “Connection Cultivating Communities” has been installed in the station waiting room at Merrick Station. The piece begins with the idea of the LIRR map as a tree branch extending outward, imagining each town along the line as blossoms. The unique communities of Long Island are presented…

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Reversing The Brain Drain

By | Baldwin Station, Bayside Station, Bellmore Station, Brentwood Station, Carle Place Station, Deer Park Station, Double Track, East Hampton Station, East Yaphank Station, Farmingdale Station, Floral Park Station, Flushing Main Street Station, Great Neck Station, Hicksville Station, In the News, LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Merrick Station, Mets-Willets Point Station, Mineola Station, Murray Hill Station, New Hyde Park Station, Northport Station, Nostrand Avenue Station, Port Jefferson Station, Ronkonkoma Station, Stewart Manor Station, Stony Brook Station, Syosset Station, Valley Stream Station, Wantagh Station, Westbury Station, Wyandanch Station

Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing, mixed-use development, and public transit, LI was content with the status quo.

We sat silent as we watched droves of young people — educated in our outstanding public schools at significant expense — leave home and help create economic growth in other regions of our country.

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