Well, hello November! Temperatures were in the mid-forties this morning in Yonksville as we made our way over to Bronxville Station for the last day of the work week.
Along the way, we noted the road work being done on the Palmer Avenue bridge over the Bronx River – a monstrous pothole opened up after the latest round of flooding. The thing was eight feet wide, and at least that deep – looked almost like this sinkhole in Guatemala.
Once onboard the 7:58, we were excited to read, in Mileposts, that Metro North plans on rolling out quiet cars over the coming months. Although we find Harlem Line commuters more courteous than their LIRR and New Haven Line brethren, it certainly can’t hurt. Unfortunately, the initial pilot won’t impact the Crestwood Express, focusing on trains to Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Wassaic, and Danbury.
Temperatures are expected to stay in the high sixties over the weekend. We’ll be over at for the Karissa J. Kumpan Memorial Walk at 10am. Karissa was an Eastchester High graduate who died in a car accident in 2001. Registration starts at 9:45, with donations going to the scholarship Fund set up in Karissa’s name. For more information about the walk, please contact Joan Postiglione at JTPostiglione@aol.com.
Have a great weekend, everyone.