Category Archives: New Haven Line

How to Train Your Dragonfly

Our Connecticut correspondent Saugatucker mentions a most unlikely rider on the 6:29 p.m. New Haven Line train Friday: a giant dragonfly. Saugatucker says the New Haven Line suits broke from their usual cocoons to work together in removing the dragonfly … Continue reading

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No Seat? No Ticket!

Conn-tributor ConnecticEnergy seems to have a knack for attracting strange flare-ups on his ride to/from Stamford each day. He relates a recent New Haven Line story where the morning train out of Stamford arrived, and was ridiculously jammed; making matters … Continue reading

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Connecticut Man Decked on New Haven Line Train, Twice

The season finale of Mad Men offered up something that everyone can agree is fun to watch: weasely Pete Campbell, getting his lights punched out. It was minor solace, I’m sure, but at least Lane Pryce exited this world knowing … Continue reading

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Sneaky Pete Says…

“It’s an epic poem for me to get home!” –Pete Campbell, Mad Men, to his wife about commuting from Grand Central to Connecticut. What the slithery rat-bastard really wants is an apartment in the city so he can meet with … Continue reading

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Suspect Fingered In Commuter Robberies

The so-called Pelham Prowler/Mamaroneck Marauder/Harrison Harrasser may have been collared. Pelham police nabbed 19-year-old New Rochelle man Olivier Famby on Friday after they found him sitting in a BMW with a gun at Pelham station, reports the Journal News. Seven commuters have been … Continue reading

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Heartland Brewery Coming to Train Station

Hawthorne got a little cafe/deli in its old station building, which is pretty cool, but this is pretty cooler–the Heartland Brewery coming to the Port Chester train building. The 1890 building in the heart of Port Chester, along the Beleauguered … Continue reading

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‘Harrison Harrasser’ Strikes Again

The New Haven Line mugger, alternately known as the Mamaroneck Marauder, Larchmont Larcenist, Pelham Prowler, New Rochelle Robber and Harrison Harrasser, has struck again. A local man was robbed at gunpoint at midnight (last night?) after exiting Harrison station, reports the … Continue reading

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‘Pelham Prowler’ Strikes Again

The simple task of walking home from the train station has a little edge to it in Pelham and other New Haven Line stations these days, as a mugger remains on the loose. Reports The Daily Pelham: Following the third … Continue reading

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Metro-North Lost & Found Batting .600

Metro-North’s Lost and Found department, the crack outfit that reunited me and my Blackberry a few years back, connects owners with their spilled property over 60% of the time, according to the new issue of Mileposts. In 2011, Lost and … Continue reading

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