Latest Brookhaven, New York Stories

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.