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Casey Donahue

Assistant Managing Editor cdonahue@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Pennsylvania, Casey graduated from Fairfield University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. He has covered several towns in Fairfield County since 2010. 

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  1. Metro-North To Resume Full Service Friday

    Metro-North To Resume Full Service Friday

    Metro-North will return to its regular schedule Friday after completing repairs to sections of the railroad's Park Avenue Viaduct that were damaged in a massive fire Tuesday night.Customers should be prepared for minor delays resulting from track speed restriction, which the railroad hopes to clear in the coming days, Metro-North said. Customers should continue to check the Metro-North ...

  2. Metro-North Hopes To Restore Full Service By Friday

    Metro-North Hopes To Restore Full Service By Friday

    Metro-North is hoping that it will be able to restore full service to its railroad lines by Friday following the fire in New York City Tuesday night that affected service across all lines.Trains were operating on an enhanced Saturday schedule on Thursday, running with about 75 percent capacity. MTA spokesperson Aaron Donovan said that crews of between 50 and 100 people have been on site ...

  3. Poll: Anticipation Builds In Mount Pleasant For New 'Star Wars' Film

    Poll: Anticipation Builds In Mount Pleasant For New 'Star Wars' Film

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- "Star Wars" fans all around Westchester County will be transported back to that galaxy far, far away Thursday when the long-awaited next chapter in the saga opens in theaters.The seventh entry in the beloved sci-fi franchise has already broken records for ticket pre-sales, and is expected to pull in more than $200 million in its opening weekend, ...

  4. Mom, Daughter Killed In Taconic Crash Remembered For Musical Ability

    Mom, Daughter Killed In Taconic Crash Remembered For Musical Ability

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Two former Norwalk residents killed in a crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown over the weekend were remembered for their musical ability. Ledell Mulvaney, 61, and her daughter Katherine Mulvaney, 31, were killed Saturday in a four-car crash on the Taconic State Parkway. An SUV driven by 33 year-old Nerim Sinanovic was traveling northbound when it hit a ...

  5. Harry Connick Jr.'s Daughter Charged In Underage Party In New Canaan

    Harry Connick Jr.'s Daughter Charged In Underage Party In New Canaan

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Singer Harry Connick Jr.'s daughter was issued a summons for hosting a party at her New Canaan house with underage guests, according to the New Canaan Advertiser. Police told the Advertiser that officers were called to a West Road home early Saturday morning where Georgia Connick, 19, had hosted a party with several underage guests. When officers arrived to check ...

  6. Schumer Announces New Legislation To Improve Railroad Crossing Safety

    Schumer Announces New Legislation To Improve Railroad Crossing Safety

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY – Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., announced new legislation Sunday to improve safety at railroad grade crossings following the fatal Metro-North accident at a grade crossing in Valhalla earlier this month. The senators announced the Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Act of 2015 at a press conference Sunday morning at Grand Central ...

  7. Commuter Advocate Applauds Work Of Metro-North After Fatal Crash

    Commuter Advocate Applauds Work Of Metro-North After Fatal Crash

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Commuter advocate Jim Cameron said he is not worried about the safety of Metro-North even after the Tuesday accident that killed six people when a train hit a car at a crossing in Valhalla. “A lot of investigation still needs to be done, but this accident does not seem to be Metro-North’s fault,” said Cameron, a Darien, Conn., resident who founded the ...

  8. Metro-North's Overnight Repair Job Completed By 100-Member Crew

    Metro-North's Overnight Repair Job Completed By 100-Member Crew

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A 100-member crew cleared and repaired the tracks overnight, allowing Metro-North Railroad to resume full service Thursday on the Harlem Line after a fiery crash Tuesday killed six people and left 15 injured. The crew worked to clear the tracks of damage near the Valhalla, N.Y., station, where a train hit a sport utility vehicle, said MTA spokeswoman ...

  9. Schumer, Blumenthal Call For Swift Probe Into Third Rail In Train Crash

    Schumer, Blumenthal Call For Swift Probe Into Third Rail In Train Crash

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are calling for a swift and thorough investigation into the collision between a Metro-North train and a car that killed six people and injured 15 more in Valhalla on Tuesday night. Blumenthal and Schumer said they have both been in contact with investigators from the National Transportation ...

  10. Valhalla Collision Is Latest In Series Of Metro-North Accidents

    Valhalla Collision Is Latest In Series Of Metro-North Accidents

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – The accident Tuesday evening that killed six people near the station in Valhalla is the latest in a series of accidents that have plagued Metro-North trains over the past couple of years. The latest accident at the crossing in Valhalla is the deadliest in Metro-North’s history. About 70 people were injured in May 2013 when a Metro-North train derailed and ...

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