Latest Brookhaven, New York Stories
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.
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.
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.
By John Valenti, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 25--The boarding area at the Southwest terminal building at Long Island-MacArthur Airport was evacuated Friday morning after a bomb threat was received concerning a specific airplane, officials said.
By Carl Macgowan, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 25--Expecting as much as 6 inches of rain in places and possible coastal erosion, Suffolk County opened its emergency command center at 5 a.m. yesterday as a summer storm rolled across Long Island.
By Jennifer Maloney, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 24--The Town of Islip will now require that contractors return architectural drawings of Long Island MacArthur Airport used to submit construction bids, after airport diagrams were found in a Holtsville deli garbage can.
LONG ISLAND, N.Y., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In discussions with leaders of the Association for a Better Long Island, (ABLI) the commissioner of Long Island MacArthur Airport says she expects to see a continuing volatility among the commercial carriers serving the tri-state region and specifically those that fly into Long Island MacArthur.
By John Valenti, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--The explosion and flash shattered the summer twilight, and debris and fuel rained down through the darkness and set our ocean on fire.
By Erica Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--Hungry landlubbers see Long Island as a network of roads leading to dinner.
By Rafer Guzman, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.