Life is good
Nov 13, 2013 | 4758 views | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dear Editor:

Those of us in the know already moved to neighborhoods in northeast Queens long before reading the recent Real Estate Board of New York report that showed significant increases in home sales.

Communities adjacent to Long Island Rail Road Port Washington branch stations have prospered for decades. Schools serving students in Little Neck, Douglaston, Bayside, Auberndale and Murray Hill in Queens and neighboring Great Neck are some of the best in the Metropolitan New York area.

We share great air quality along with a low crime rate, abundant parks, libraries, shopping, entertainment, movie theaters, hospitals and medical facilities.

Riders on the Port Washington branch have far more abundant seating and a quick 30-minute or less trip into Penn Station than LIRR commuters on other branches. Port Washington branch riders miss most service disruptions.

The return of half-hour weekend service on the Port Washington LIRR branch on November 16 for nearby communities makes them even more attractive.


Larry Penner

Great Neck

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