LIRR service to Grand Central Madison set to begin
It’s been years in the making, but the long-awaited Long Island Rail Road service to Grand Central Madison is set to begin Wednesday on a limited basis, according to the MTA.
Friday should bring a mild end to the workweek and set the stage for a pleasant weekend in New York and New Jersey. Folks should look for mostly sunny skies with a high around 46 degrees on Friday, with clouds moving in and temperatures dropping during the evening hours.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has until Monday, Jan. 30, to sign the Grieving Families Act that passed the state Assembly and Senate.
The measure would expand the definition of family under the law to allow more people to file wrongful death claims. It would also allow people to seek damages for pain and suffering, not just monetary losses.
The drug under the brand name Ozempic, designed to lower blood sugar levels in diabetics, is in short supply because non-diabetic people have found it to be an effective medication for weight loss. The surge in sales among those seeking to shed pounds has created a shortage for the people who really need it.