Category Archives: Chappaqua

Word of the Day: SNOOZE-RUSE

SNOOZE-RUSE /SNOOZ rooz/ noun: A ploy involving faking sleep on the train while sitting in an aisle seat to prevent other riders from asking you to make the window seat available. [A.K.A. Faux-Doze] Usage: I was truly not in the mood to share my two-seater … Continue reading

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Delays At Chappaqua Station…Restaurant

While the likes of Hawthorne and, much more impressively, Mamaroneck, are enjoying their new train station dining establishments, the fine folks of Chappaqua will have to wait a bit more for their station restaurant, the would-be Sutter’s Track 32. The … Continue reading

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Chappaqua’s Most Famous Commuter Passes On

No, not the Clintons. We are sad to report the death of Bert Sugar–sports TV personality, author, longtime Chappaqua resident and Grand Central denizen–at 75. Sugar was best known for his boxing writing and punditry, and was inducted into the … Continue reading

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Happiest of Holidays from Trainjotting

We are going off the rails for a spell after today to partake in typical holiday activities. We leave you with The Inevitable Twas the Night Before Christmas parody, which we first ran in 2008. Happy holidays, or, as we … Continue reading

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God, There’s Something F-ing Odd About That Man On My Train

Nice to see MyEffingCommute back in the blog game after, oh, six months off. Effing sees Jesus swigging from a 40-dogger on the Metro-North. We were in a communal 6 pack seat, three facing three, and Jesus quickly put his … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports Reporter Killed By Metro-North Train

Consumer Reports reporter Gian Trotta is dead after being struck by a train near Goldens Bridge station, reports the Journal News, which says the Westchester Medical Examiner has called his death a suicide. I met this guy years ago. We were … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop, The Train’ll Soon Be Here

I did NOT have sex with that conductor! [emphatically points right index finger] They’re on your train every day, and then they disappear. You probably don’t notice their disappearance for some time; after all, they’re not friends of yours, just … Continue reading

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