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2008-07-25 12:00:56

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.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

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.

2008-07-24 09:00:51

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.

2008-07-18 12:00:53

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.

2008-07-17 09:00:52

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.

2008-07-17 09:00:36

By Erica Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--Hungry landlubbers see Long Island as a network of roads leading to dinner.

2008-07-16 06:00:28

By Rafer Guzman, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul.

2008-07-11 09:00:32

By David Winzelberg Permit ChaseFrustrated developers know how long it can take to get approvals for commercial projects on Long Island. Each year, construction delays result in millions of dollars in lost revenue.

2008-06-30 06:02:30

By Jennifer Maloney, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun.

2008-06-14 06:00:24

By Bill Bleyer and Bart Jones, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 14--The Shoreham plant, the $6-billion white elephant that has sat idle since its decommissioning in 1994 amid growing controversy over nuclear power, could again generate electricity.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.