Latest Brookhaven, New York Stories

2010-05-04 06:50:00

STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Stony Brook University Tennis Coach Gary Glassman, currently in his 11th season as the head men's and women's coach, will be running his 10th annual summer tennis camp in July. This is the only residential and day tennis camp on Long Island.

2010-01-14 07:40:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- 4 Star Camps (http://www.4starcamps.com) announced today that they will be partnering with Stony Brook University, a NCAA Division I college on Long Island, NY, to provide residential and day tennis camps starting in 2010.

2009-09-06 12:29:24

Police in Suffolk County, N.Y., say a Jeep ended up on the second floor of a local home due to alleged drunken driving. Suffolk police Sgt.

2009-07-14 16:10:00

President Obama yesterday named 100 beginning researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The recipient scientists and engineers will receive their awards in the fall at a White House ceremony.

2008-10-29 15:00:18

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Long Island Music Hall of Fame's (http://www.limusichalloffame.org/) second Induction Gala on October 30th will feature a star-studded array of celebrities in attendance.

2008-09-17 00:00:21

By David Winzelberg Spirit Airlines has quietly closed its operations at Long Island MacArthur Airport - only three months after Islip officials partied its arrival with grass skirts and fruity drinks - because of skyrocketing fuel costs.

2008-09-05 00:00:25

By Claude Solnik Stony Brook University Medical Center on Thursday celebrated the completion of the first phase of its $300 million hospital revitalization project with a ribbon cutting ushering in what school and hospital officials described as a new era for the institution.

2008-08-29 00:00:29

By Ambrose Clancy It's been a long flight with delays. You finally land at night and disembark at an unfamiliar airport. Fortunately, you've booked a room at a hotel that's only a five-minute cab ride away. You and your companion claim your bags and go looking for a taxi in the pouring rain.

2008-07-28 06:00:53

By Dave Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 28--The traveling carnival is coming to Patchogue, and Justin Frost, a young drifter, is about to go on a wild ride. He'll meet an eccentric group of carnival workers, known as "splinterheads." He'll fall in love.

2008-07-26 15:00:32

By Sophia Chang, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 26--An anonymous caller's bogus tip about a bomb-toting passenger prompted the Southwest Airlines terminal at Long Island MacArthur Airport to be evacuated Friday morning, delaying several flights and exasperating passengers, investigators said.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.